Principal Planning Enforcement Officer (Development Management)
- Reference: P00865
- Published on: Wed 15/02/2012 14:03 PM
- Closing on: Sun 11/03/2012 23:30 PM
- Working Pattern: Full Time, Permanent
- Hours: 37 hours per week
- Salary: £34,667 - £37,402 pa
- DBS Check: No
- Location: Council Offices, The Campus, Welwyn Garden City AL8 6AE
You will enjoy the challenge of leading a small but dynamic team, with the opportunity to work in both an urban and rural environment. If you are interested in working in a high performance authority that at the same time values and delivers high quality development while seeking to enhance our New Town and Garden City environments, we want to hear from you.
This job provides an opportunity to make a positive contribution to safeguarding the special character and appearance of the New Town and Garden City together with the rural areas and villages within the borough of Welwyn Hatfield. This is a key role that includes leading a team, investigating complaints and contraventions of planning control, collecting evidence to support the instigation of formal enforcement procedures.
With a recognised qualification in Planning Enforcement or Town & Country Planning you will have good communication and negotiation skills and be able to demonstrate methodical and well organised working. You will have management experience together with knowledge and experience of planning enforcement preferably in a local authority context.
It is essential that you have a valid UK driving licence and access to a motor vehicle.
Interview dates: 26 & 27 March 2012
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This council has a strong commitment to equality of opportunity and monitoring each stage of the recruitment and selection process. It is therefore important that you complete the equal opportunities monitoring form with your application.