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Enforcement Officer

Employer: Adur and Worthing District Council

  • Reference: ED/17/43066
  • Published on: Wed 13/09/2017 14:55 PM
  • Closing on: Wed 27/09/2017 23:55 PM
  • Working Pattern: Full Time, Permanent
  • Hours: 37 hours per week.
  • Salary: £23,398 - £27,668 per annum
  • DBS Check: No
  • Location: Portland House, Worthing

Enforcement Officer

Salary: Grade 5 - £23,398 - £27,668

Hours: 37 hours per week

Closing Date: 27th September 2017 at 23.55pm

This is an exciting opportunity to come and join our friendly Enforcement team following a restructure of the Development Management and Enforcement sections.

The post holder will play an important role in assessing potential breaches of planning control in Adur District and Worthing Borough on the south coast.

Working for the Councils provides a unique experience of working for two separate planning authorities combined as a joint service. It is an interesting time to work in Planning and Enforcement at the Councils; there are a number of planning challenges to be faced and a wide variety of enforcement investigations undertaken.

The area is subject to significant development challenges with a number of major regeneration schemes planned and so compliance with approved development is an important aspect of the work.

We are looking for someone with proven communication skills who has the ability to interpret detailed information received from a variety of sources, ideally with experience of working in a local authority enforcement department of similar role. The successful candidate will need to have a good knowledge of the planning system and the role of enforcement within it.

The post holder will need to demonstrate that they are able to work flexibly and be IT literate since the Council extensively uses digital platforms to provide its services.

For an informal discussion about these posts, please contact Gary Peck (Planning Services Manager) on 01903 221406.

Equal Opportunities

Adur and Worthing councils have a commitment to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expect all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. Adur District and Worthing Borough Councils are equal opportunities employers and encourages applications from people with disabilities, ethnic minorities, people of any religion or belief or sexual orientation and job sharers. Childcare subsidy is payable in appropriate cases. Work base location is indicated, however you may be asked to work at any such place within the Adur District and Worthing Borough Council Service’s area as required.

Additional Information
As part of Adur & Worthing Council’s ongoing commitment to redeployment, please note that this vacancy may be withdrawn at any stage of the recruitment process, without prior notice if a suitable redeployee (internal employee at risk of redundancy) is identified.

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