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Planning Officer

  • Job reference: JPW80
  • Location: Devon
  • Job type: Temporary
  • Area of Expertise: Planning Officers (All Levels)
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Job description: My client, a local authority based in Devon, is looking for a Planning Officer to join their growing team. It is a full time ongoing contract and the successful candidate will hold a relevant degree, diploma or HNC and have experience in a local authority setting.

The main purpose of the role is to assist in the provision of the Development Management Service of the Council.

Duties include:
* Examination and assessment of a range of applications submitted to the Local Planning Authority and related planning issues with reference to Development Plan Policies and any other material considerations.
* Maintaining accurate and reliable records in relation to casework including computer and photographic records (where necessary).
* Negotiations to achieve improvements to planning proposals.
* Drafting of recommendations and Committee reports on planning proposals.
* Providing an excellent customer service by advising applicants/agents during the processing of planning proposals and giving pre-application advice on planning issues and policies.
* Attendance as required by the Business Manager - Strategic Place at Committee meetings, Site Inspection Parties and other similar meetings involving Councillors.

If this opportunity is of interest, send your most up to date CV to Joshua.Poston-Wilson@Servicecare.org.uk or call Josh at Service Care Construction on 01772 208967