Principal Development Management Enforcement Officer (P00865)

Employer: Welwyn Hatfield Borough Council

  • Reference: PPPG/18/58953
  • Published on: Fri 20/04/2018 15:05 PM
  • Closing on: Sun 20/05/2018 23:55 PM
  • Working Pattern: Full Time, Permanent
  • Hours: 37 hours per week.
  • Salary: £37,245 – £44,126 inclusive of outer fringe allowance per annum
  • DBS Check: No
  • Location: Council Offices, Campus East, Welwyn Garden City AL8 6AE

Principal Development Management Enforcement Officer
(Development Management)


£37,245 – £44,126 inclusive of outer fringe allowance per annum
37 hours per week

You will enjoy the challenge of being part of a 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 investigating complaints and contraventions of planning control, collecting evidence to support the instigation of formal enforcement procedures as well as leading and managing a team of enforcement officers and supporting planning officers in relation to enforcement matters.

You will have good communication and negotiation skills and be able to demonstrate methodical and well organised working. It is essential that you can understand and interpret technical drawings and plans and able to drive. Ideally, you will have some experience in a development management, planning or enforcement environment.

Our offices are in the centre of Welwyn Garden City close to shops and the station. We operate flexi-time, flexible working and job share schemes.

The ability to converse at ease with members of the public and provide advice in accurate spoken English is essential in this post.

For an informal discussion about the role, please contact Chris Carter on 01707 357298

Closing date: 20 May 2018

Assessment and interview date: 12th June 2018

Equal Opportunities

Welwyn Hatfield – Working for Equality. We welcome applications from all sections of the community.

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