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Planning Assistant - Planning Policy

Employer: Elmbridge Borough Council

  • Reference: SER/17/39896
  • Published on: Sat 29/07/2017 13:33 PM
  • Closing on: Fri 18/08/2017 11:00 AM
  • Working Pattern: Full Time, Temporary
  • Hours: 36 hours per week. contract is for up to 2 years.
  • Salary: £23,709 - £28,040 pa
  • DBS Check: No
  • Location: Elmbridge Borough Council, Civic Centre, High Street, Esher, Surrey, KT10 9SD

This is an exciting opportunity for someone looking to kick start their career in a fast moving and ambitious authority located in North Surrey.

We are looking for a confident, self-motivated individual to join our ambitious Planning Policy Team to take forward our new Local Plan. The Team has an excellent track record of delivery and this is an exciting time to join us as we work to balance the need to deliver growth against the need to protect our unique and valued environment. We have recently consulted on the strategic options for a new local plan after reviewing our evidence base and we are working with other local authorities across Surrey and London to take this forward.

To be successful in this interesting and varied role, you will need to have a relevant qualification, ideally this would be in planning but we will consider applicants with associated qualifications. You will be expected to be competent in the use of IT, have excellent research and analytical skills and be committed to delivering high quality customer service. Knowledge of the Local Plans process would also be desirable.

In return, we will reward you with excellent terms and conditions, a varied and challenging workload and a commitment to your personal development and training needs.

This contract is for up to 2 years.

For further information on the role please contact Suzanne Parkes, Planning Policy Manager, on 01372 474810

Interviews will be held 31st August.

Equal Opportunities

Elmbridge Borough Council – Working for Equality. We welcome applications from all sections of the community.

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