Technical Support Officer (CRT) – Planning Services

Job Summary
Contract Type:
Fixed Term
Working Pattern:
Full time
Advert Start Date:
Advert End Date:
Closed for applications on 24/06/2021 23:59
£20,092 - 21,748
Hours per week:
Job Category:
Planning / Building Control
Vacancy ID:
Employment Location:
County Hall
Number of posts:
Closing date:
24 Jun
Further Information

The Council
Northumberland County Council operates a huge range of services across one of the largest counties in the UK. Local Government’s ongoing challenges and the diversity of our residents means we have to work smarter. That’s why we want bold, creative and agile thinkers who can help us move forward and innovate.
For further information about working for Northumberland County Council, please click here: http://www.northumberland.gov.uk/working

The Service
The Technical Planning team sits within Planning Services and employs approx. 20 employees to deal with a variety of administrative and technical duties relating to the planning process.

The role
We are seeking to appoint 1 x Fixed Term Technical Support Officer (CRT) to join our Technical Support Team with a focus on validating and registering planning enquires & applications for Planning Services, other duties will involve data input, uploading and redacting information, using GIS software systems, prepare and issue Planning Decision notices and to assist other professional staff members. The ability to converse at ease with customers and provide advice in accurate spoken English is essential for the post. You will need to be enthusiastic, with a positive, can-do attitude; enjoy supporting those around you, and be a real team player. You will be responsible in providing administrative support to the various functions of the Planning Service. The role will be varied, fast paced, and requires a high degree of accuracy. We would like you to help us continue to develop our Service to an outstanding standard. You will be responsible for organising your tasks in the most effective and efficient way possible and will report directly to the Technical Planning Officer (CRT).

We are offering:
- A starting salary of £20,092 - £21,748 (Band 4)
- Access to the Local Government Pension Scheme
- A wide range of staff benefits including a competitive annual leave provision
- Flexible working arrangements

Essential requirements:
- Effective IT skills, aptitude with specialist software and able to use ICT to achieve work objectives
- Recent experience in DC or DM support or recent experience in a business support role, in a relevant context and service
- Knowledge of the operational and procedural issues relating to the Development Management service.

For further information about this vacancy, please contact Liam.Hall@northumberland.gov.uk for an informal discussion.

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 an interview please email hrrecruitment@northumberland.gov.uk

Please note
This job is closed for applications.