Planner and Senior Planner (Major Applications)

Ref No. EMP452821
Salary £32,000 - £36,000/annum
Benefits £5K golden hello & relocation package
Location East of England, England
Job type Permanent
Job Status Applicants Required


My East of England based LPA client has three excellent permanent opportunities within the Major Applications team, with some outstanding benefits for a Planner or Senior Planner


Local authority development management experience

The Job

My client in the East of England is looking to appoint three Town Planners to join their Major Applications team. They need two Senior Development Management Planners and one Development Management Planner on a permanent basis. Its an exciting time to join the council, with new, modern offices and a lot of interesting development occurring in the region.

Benefits include:

£5,000 Golden Hello Payment & relocation package

RTPI Professional Fees Paid

Flexitime and flexible working arrangements

Excellent training and development opportunities

Modern offices in an Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty

Free parking

Competitive pension contribution

Salary: £32,000 - £36,000 (Senior) and £27,000 to £30,500 (Planner).

Duties and tasks:

Process and make recommendations on an individual caseload of planning and other applications; to ensure that decisions made and advice given accord with the Councils policies

Provide and offer advice and guidance to prospective applicants, consultants and members of the public prior to submission of applications and on general planning matters

Prepare and provide written evidence and act as expert witness on the Council's behalf at public inquiries and hearings

Advise/liaise with elected Members in relation to planning matters in the area

Attend and present applications to Development Committee and undertake Committee site visits

Experience and qualification:

A degree & professional qualification in Town & Country planning

Full membership of the RTPI (Senior only)

Full driving licence

Local authority experience

At the moment and for the foreseeable future, they are operating mainly from home, with no more than 20% of the council's workforce being in the office at anyone time.

My client is ready to interview by phone or video call when the have suitable applicants, so for more information or to apply, please call Daniel Baker on 01489 898 975

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