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Planning Officer

Job Summary
Contract Type:
Permanent
Working Pattern:
Full time
Advert Start Date:
10/01/2020
Advert End Date:
02/02/2020 23:59
Salary:
£24,799 - £37,849 Annually
Hours per week:
37
Job Category:
Planning / Building Control
Vacancy ID:
194759
Employment Location:
Darlington
Post Number:
010770
Closing date:
2 Feb
Further Information

Work on our Local Plan is reaching a key stage and we need a suitably experienced person to help us.

As part of the Planning Policy Team in the Planning Policy, Economic Strategy and Environment Section, you will be involved in a variety of interesting and challenging tasks, focussed on progressing the Local Plan through to adoption and developing various upcoming SPDs.

The successful candidate would ideally have 3 years’ experience of planning policy work, have the ability to demonstrate good communications skills, and be able to work on their own initiative and as part of a team

The Council is widely recognised for its proactive approach to regeneration and promoting development and this post provides the opportunity to contribute to, and support the emerging policy framework behind future planning decisions.

In return, the rewards for working at the Council will go beyond the salary you will receive with numerous additional benefits such as:

• 31 days annual leave, plus public holidays
• Access to the Local Government Pension Scheme
• Flexi Time Scheme
• Enhanced Maternity/Paternity and Adoption Leave Payments
• Additional Leave Purchase Scheme
• Cycle to Work Scheme in partnership with Halfords
• Access to Occupational Health, Physiotherapy and Counselling Services
• Regular health and wellbeing initiatives
• Reduced membership to the Dolphin Centre's 'Fit 4 Life' package

For detailed information on this role, please refer to the Job Description and Person Specification.

For a further informal discussion, please contact David Hand, Head of Planning Policy, Economic Strategy and Environment on 01325 406294 or David Nelson, Principal Planning Officer on 01325 406291.