Principal Planning Officer - Tiverton

Posted 188 days ago
£27.81 per hour
Closing Date: 20 January 2022
Full Time Temporary

Our local authority client is looking to recruit an experienced Planning Officer for this executive role. The role is initially based on a six-month contract but may well lead to further long-term work.


· £27.81 per hour (negotiable)

· Weekly pay

· Holiday pay on top of hourly rate

· Monday to Friday 9am-5pm

· 37-hour week

· 6-month contract initially

· Further long-term work may be available

· Chance to work within local government environment


· Preparing and processing all relevant reports on planning, applications, agreements, consultations and appeals.

· Ensuring compliance with associated regulation, legislation, and policies.

· Provide advice, support to, and negotiate with applicants, agents, and developers.

· Liaise with other local or regional authorities and other agencies regarding consultations and requirements.

· To arrange and attend as necessary site inspections and meetings in connection with planning and other applications, agreements etc.,

· To prepare statements and proofs of evidence and written representations and to present evidence as necessary on behalf of the local authority at Appeal Hearings and Inquiries.

· Make suggestions for improvements to systems and procedures.

· To supervise, advise and mentor more junior staff and assist in their support and career development.


· Degree or Diploma in Town and Country Planning or a related discipline

· Significant demonstrable experience in Development Control / Management

· Knowledge of Town and Country Planning Legislation, procedures, practice, and precedents

· Effective negotiating skills

· Good communication, interpersonal, diplomacy, presentation and report writing skills

· Ability to balance quantity and quality of work

· Capable of working under pressure and achieving deadlines

· Computer literate and proficient in the use of Microsoft Office systems

· To be mobile across the district.

For full details please submit your CV.


Reference ID: CommRJS

Contract length: 6 months

Expected start date: 17/11/2021

Job Types: Full-time, Temporary

Salary: From £27.81 per hour


  • On-site parking


  • Monday to Friday


  • Bachelor's (preferred)


  • Town Planning: 1 year (preferred)

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