Our client is a unique English Cathedral City with a colourful history which can be seen in the Roman remains and variety of beautiful architecture, heritage sites and conservation areas. Their refurbished offices are in the vibrant city centre near to the station (London St Pancras 20 minutes), shops and restaurants. Their City is surrounded by attractive countryside and metropolitan green belt. In short it is a great place to live and work.
Position: Planning Officer
Location: St Albans
Job type: Full time, Permanent
Hours: 37 hours per week
Salary: Up to £34,000 (including market supplement and car scheme)
Benefits: up to 24 days annual leave, pension scheme, reimbursement of full RTPI professional fees, learning and development opportunities, staff parking permit, flexible working options (including homeworking, term time, compressed hours etc), leisure and travel discounts and other benefits.
Closing date: 8 May 2018
Interviews will be scheduled for: week commencing 21 May 2018
About the role:
As a Planner working at one of the busiest Planning Authorities in the country, and with a new draft Strategic Plan and a recently announced Enterprise Zone, they have a variety of interesting planning challenges. You’ll have the potential to develop your career and make decisions that affect how people live in a positive way. It’s an exciting time to join them!
You will provide professional advice, guidance, interpretation and evaluation on all aspects of Development Management to service users to meet statutory and service requirements. You will also lead on the consideration and negotiation of planning applications and provide a decision recommendation on each application within statutory time limits to continue to make our client an attractive place to live, work and visit for their residents, businesses and tourists.
You will ideally be a member of the RTPI, or be working towards being so and hold a Town planning qualification. Knowledge of the development management process, relevant regulations and policy guidance, knowledge of Conservation Area, Listed Building and Advertisement regulations and how these can be applied in practise would be an advantage.
An excellent communicator, you will also be IT literate with an aptitude for using development management software. A commitment to excellent customer services, a flexible approach to work and the ability to work to very strict deadlines are essential qualities for these roles.
This post is subject to a Basic Disclosure Check.
You may have experience of the following: Planning Officer, Enquiry Officer, Analyst, Graduate Planning Officer, Planning Administrator, Planning Customer Service Advisor, Customer Service, Planning Assistant, Town and Country Planning, Town Planning, RTPI etc.
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