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Planning Officer

  • Job reference: JAMC479
  • Location: Stevenage, Hertfordshire
  • Job type: Temporary
  • Area of Expertise: Planning Officers (All Levels)
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Job description: We require a full qualified and experienced Senior Planning Officer to join a Planning and Regulations team at a local authority based in Hertfordshire. This is a full time, ongoing agency role and the successful candidate will have a full degree qualification, experience in a local authority setting and ideally a chartered membership.

The main purpose of the role is to manage a wide range of planning applications, including a proportion of 'majors', as well as dealing with planning appeals, enforcement cases and the various range of consents required under the planning acts.

The main responsibilities associated with this position are as follows;

To be responsible for the processing of various types of planning applications received by the Council, in accordance with national legislation, rules, orders, regulations and other Government advice and local policies and procedures.
To process all submissions for pre-application advice with accuracy and speed to ensure sound advice is provided to people and organisations considering the submission of applications based on all the information available at the time.
To monitor the implementation of all developments to ensure compliance with the details of planning permissions and any conditions imposed.
To register and investigate any alleged contraventions or breaches of planning control.
Daily contact with the Development Manager and all other Development Management officers at all grades.
Involvement with all industry professionals such as Architects, designers, Surveyors, professional consultants, on an advisory and regulatory basis, also as contracted consultants in some instances.

The client is looking to move quickly with this role and as such are open to negotiation regarding the rate of remuneration. If this position sounds of interest to you, please email a copy of your up to date CV to or call Jamal at Service Care Construction on 01772 208967.