Principal Planning Officer (Part Time)

Employer: Bracknell Forest Council

  • Reference: ECC/17/4893
  • Published on: Mon 09/01/2017 09:50 AM
  • Closing on: Mon 23/01/2017 09:00 AM
  • Working Pattern: Flexible Hours, Part Time, Permanent
  • Hours: 21 hours per week.
  • Salary: £21,800 - £24,400 p.a. for 21 hours/week
  • DBS Check: No
  • Location: Time Square, Bracknell, Berkshire

We are seeking a planner who can demonstrate skills and experience in dealing with applications for major residential and commercial development proposals, and defending decisions at appeal, to join our Major Sites Team. The successful candidate will be enthusiastic, committed to providing excellent customer service and able to demonstrate a proactive approach to dealing with development proposals with a clear understanding of current planning legislation and guidance. If this applies to you then we look forward to hearing from you.

Bracknell Forest is a forward-looking Unitary Authority which has a vibrant local economy. The borough is seeing continuing investment occurring as local businesses expand and housebuilders increase their activity, with some 8,000 new homes to be delivered over the coming decade. Bracknell’s town centre is currently undergoing a transformation as a major regeneration project takes place, to be completed in Autumn 2017, which includes new leisure and retail facilities, new homes, cafes and restaurants

If you are moving from further afield we offer financial assistance with relocation, additionally we offer flexible working, use of pool cars and payment of one professional subscription.

Please call Max Baker, Head of Planning on 01344 351902 if you would like to discuss this opportunity further.

Equal Opportunities

Bracknell Forest Council – Working for Equality. We welcome applications from all sections of the community.

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