Planning Officer

Salary: £20,687 - £28,606 per annum +£2,907 Car Allowance per annum

Contract Type: Full Time - 37 hours per week

Contract Length: Permanent Contract

We are a small but ambitious and forward-thinking Council who are looking to recruit a motivated Planning Officer to work in our Strategy and Planning Service.

With some experience in Development Management and/or planning policy work as well as the ability to negotiate, communicate and prepare good quality reports, the successful applicant will contribute primarily to providing an effective Development Management Service. Working in both urban and rural situations the role will include taking responsibility for a range of planning applications with some related enforcement work.

If you would like an informal discussion about this post, please contact Samuel Batchelor, Development Manager on telephone: (01424) 787615 or via email:

The job description and application form are available to download from our website:

Any queries and applications returned electronically should be emailed to:

Closing date for receipt of applications is midday on: Wednesday 28th October 2020
Interviews will be held on Monday 16th  and Tuesday 17th November  2020