Planning Officer

Job Summary
Contract Type:
Please See Advert Text
Working Pattern:
Full time
Advert Start Date:
Advert End Date:
Closed for applications on 15/11/2018 23:59
Grade E/J. £18,870 - £36,153 - 1 post permanent 1 post temporary March 2021
Hours per week:
Job Category:
Planning / Building Control
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Employment Location:
Civic Centre
Closing date:
15 Nov
Further Information

Gateshead is an excellent Council and has an excellent reputation as Local Planning Authority. Major developments are transforming the borough and as Planning Officer you will have a key role to play in influencing the future.

We are committed to excellent performance and high quality service and we have two posts (one temporary until march 2021) to be filled to ensure this is retained and improved. We need a keen and ambitious person who needs to be able to manage their own workload of minor, household and commercial planning applications and help to ensure we strive to improve in our customer focus. We want you to join a friendly and committed team and are looking for a person who is able to use their own initiative and take responsibility.

It is essential that you are computer literate, have or are working towards a degree in Town Planning or equivalent and have a full clean driving licence. Access is available to pool cars for carrying out site inspections.

It is also essential that you have good negotiation skills, strong customer focus and a reasonable knowledge and experience of Development Management practice, procedure and legislation. You must also be able to manage your own workload and use your own initiative.

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This job is closed for applications.