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Trainee Planning Officer

Trainee Planning Officer

Full time, Permanent


Do you have great communication skills and the ability to negotiate outcomes? Are you interested in Planning and Development?

Our client, a local authority based in Worcestershire is searching for a hands-on Trainee Planning Officer to join their development team.

Duties and responsibilities of the Trainee Planning Officer include:

  • Representing Housing and Planning Services
  • Responding to pre-application approaches
  • Negotiating and liaising with developers and agents
  • Providing advice to local Ward Members
  • Preparing reports and recommendations for relevant teams and services
  • Providing advice based on Planning Policy
  • Allocating, vetting and processing applications
  • Regular attendance at committee meetings

This role does not require previous Planning experience.

Essential experience required:

  • Degree in Planning or related subject
  • Good communication skills
  • Ability to negotiate outcomes
  • Working knowledge of Windows and MS Office
  • Full driving licence

If you believe you are suitable for the role of Trainee Planning Officer, please apply. To find out more, please contact Ebony Simpson at Sellick Partnership

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