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Senior Planning Officer - Full Time

Employer: Enfield Council

  • Reference: 4840
  • Published on: Thu 10/08/2017 07:01 AM
  • Closing on: Thu 31/08/2017 23:59 PM
  • Working Pattern: Full Time, Permanent
  • Hours:
  • Salary: £32628 - £35286
  • DBS Check: No
  • Location: Civic Centre
Job Details Enfield is a diverse London borough with excellent links to the city and central areas as well as Hertfordshire and Essex. Situated along the strategically important London - Stansted corridor, this is an exciting time to join the Council as we look to deliver many development opportunities. This includes Meridian Water which has Housing Zone status where upwards of 12000 new homes and 5000 jobs will be created. We are also well placed to maximize growth opportunity of Crossrail 2 with both proposed branches located within the borough. We have experienced a significant rise in planning enquiries and with the Council’s own ambitious agenda for regeneration, including a number of significant estate regeneration schemes, it is important we are able to maintain our commitment to proactive engagement to achieve sustainable development of the highest standard. The Development Management Service has been strengthened to achieve these challenges with the creation of a special projects team to deliver certain key regeneration objectives. This will ensure well designed sustainable developments which make a positive contribution to the Borough, its people and environment are delivered. If you are interested in contributing towards us meeting this challenge, we have a number of positions available for you to join a friendly and hardworking team. These are rewarding roles which are key to the performance of the Service and the successful regeneration of the Borough with emphasis placed on the delivery of high quality outcomes through a coordinated approach to the assessment of development proposals. This is a full time position. Working as part of an area team, you will deal with the full range of planning applications, including varied industrial, retail, business, residential and public sector proposals. A sound understanding of development control and enforcement will be essential and experience of handling all levels of appeal case work will be desirable. This is an important role in at the heart of the team and there will be opportunities to contribute to regeneration projects across the Borough. Closing and Interview Dates Closing date is midnight: Midnight 31st August 2017 If you would like to know more about the role, please contact Andy Higham on 020 8379 3848 for an informal discussion or to arrange a visit to the team. If you have any difficulties accessing this information, please contact Serah Tuncay on 0208 379 3522 or for redeployment queries please contact Elizabeth Anastassi on 020 8379 4237. A textphone (minicom) is provided for those with a hearing or speech impairment on 020 8379 4419. Additional Information
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