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Senior Planning Enforcement Officer

Employer: Mole Valley District Council

  • Reference: CHoSJS/17/27873
  • Published on: Fri 10/02/2017 14:35 PM
  • Closing on: Fri 24/02/2017 12:00 PM
  • Working Pattern: Full Time, Permanent
  • Hours: 37 hours per week.
  • Salary: £31,224 - £33,801
  • DBS Check: No
  • Location: Dorking, Surrey

About the role

This role is to take the day to day responsibility of managing the Planning Enforcement Team. This will involve supervising the work of the Compliance Officer and investigating alleged breaches of planning control and taking appropriate action in accordance with the guidance in the adopted Mole Valley Local Enforcement Plan. This will include preparing statements in relation to cases being investigated, drafting reports to seek authority for enforcement action, preparing witness statements, planning enforcement appeal statements and attend hearings, public inquiries and Court Hearings as appropriate.

About you

You will be a qualified Planner with significant experience in local authority planning enforcement services with a positive can do attitude, tact and diplomacy and a forensic approach to evidence gathering. You will have the ability to set up systems and processes, be PACE trained and be well organised.

Further info

For an informal chat about the role, please contact Gary Rhoades-Brown on 01306 879240. Alternatively you can contact HR at

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

Interview dates: 7 March 2017

Equal Opportunities

Armed Forces and Reservists

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