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Planning Officer

Job Summary
Contract Type:
Fixed Term
Working Pattern:
Full time
Advert Start Date:
07/10/2019
Advert End Date:
21/10/2019 23:59
Salary:
£27,905 - £31,371
Hours per week:
37
Job Category:
Planning / Building Control
Vacancy ID:
190565
Employment Location:
County Hall, Morpeth
Closing date:
21 Oct
Further Information

Northumberland County Council Planning Service is looking to recruit a Planning Officer (12 month fixed term) who is committed to delivering an efficient, effective and customer focused Planning Service.

The role
If you have a sound working knowledge of the development management process along with a positive attitude and a wish to seek and deliver solutions, then we would like to hear from you. You should be enthusiastic and highly motivated.

You must be able to work effectively in partnership with Planning colleagues, Developers, agents, Elected Members, Parish Council’s and other stakeholders in order to support the Planning Service.

The role requires recent Planning experience, excellent analytical and negotiation skills, and good communication skills; both oral and written

We are offering:
- A starting salary of £27,905
- Access to the Local Government Pension Scheme (or other pension scheme)
- A wide range of staff benefits including a competitive annual leave provision

For more information, please see the attached job description and person specification.

Closing date for applications is 21st October 2019 at midnight.

Northumberland County Council is an equal opportunities employer. We welcome applications from all sectors of the community. We recognise the difficulties that transgender applicants in particular may face during a recruitment process; any concerns regarding the process can be discussed with Claire Coe (Trans HR Support Officer) claire.coe01@northumberland.gov.uk We operate a guaranteed interview scheme for disabled applicants who meet the essential criteria. All applications to work on a part-time will be considered in line with the requirements of the post and the needs of the service.

If you have a disability and would prefer to apply in a different format or would like us to make reasonable adjustments to enable you to attend interview please email hrrecruitment@northumberland.gov.uk