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Planning Policy Assistant

Employer: Mole Valley District Council

  • Reference: CHoSJS/17/26214
  • Published on: Fri 10/02/2017 15:10 PM
  • Closing on: Fri 24/02/2017 12:00 PM
  • Working Pattern: Full Time, Permanent
  • Hours: 37 hours per week.
  • Salary: £23,540 - £25,731
  • DBS Check: No
  • Location: Dorking, Surrey

About the role

You will be joining a lively and busy Planning Policy team working on a review of the Local Plan. There will be opportunities to gain experience in a wide range of different policy areas and engage with developers, residents and other stakeholders in the planning process. Dorking, where the recently refurbished offices are located, is easily accessible with good amenities and is surrounded by fantastic countryside.

About you

We are looking for an enthusiastic graduate who has a keen interest in planning and wishes to develop a career in planning policy. You will have some knowledge of national planning policy, a degree, ideally in town planning or a planning related subject, and be working towards a town planning qualification. You will be IT literate and be willing to try new ways of working and engaging with stakeholders.

Further info

For an informal chat about the role, please contact Guy Davies on 01306 879281. Alternatively you can contact HR at

Closing date for applicants: 24th February 2017, 12:00 Noon

Interview dates: 7th March 2017

Equal Opportunities

Armed Forces and Reservists

MVDC is supportive of employing those who have previously served, or are currently serving, in the Armed Forces.

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If appointed The Council will require evidence to establish a person’s right to work in the United Kingdom.

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