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Planning Officer

  • Job reference: JPW32
  • Location: Borough of Charnwood, Leicestershire
  • Job type: Temporary
  • Area of Expertise: Planning Officers (All Levels)
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Job description: My client, a local authority based in Charnwood, is looking for a Planning Officer to join their team. It is a full time, ongoing contract and the successful candidate will have relevant qualifications and have experience within a local authority setting working in a town planning office.

The main purpose of the role is to deal with a range of planning applications and to assist in the provision of a full development management service to the community.

Other duties include:

* Prepare planning appeal evidence, appear as an expert witness for the Council at Public Inquiries and Hearings, and prepare statements for Written Representation appeals.
* Present applications and related items at Plans Committee meetings, as may be required.
* Liaise with the Enforcement Team in the conduct of related investigations and preparation of cases for enforcement action.
* Deal with correspondence, pre-application advice on more significant proposals and general enquiries from all stakeholders of the service.
* Under the guidance of the Development Management Team Leaders as required, supervise the day to day work of allotted staff and promote their personal development.

If this interests you, send your most up to date CV to or call Josh at Service Care Solutions on 01772 208967