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Senior Planning Officer

Employer: Stroud District Council

  • Reference: STR/17/42903
  • Published on: Tue 12/09/2017 11:05 AM
  • Closing on: Sun 01/10/2017 23:59 PM
  • Working Pattern: Full Time, Permanent
  • Hours:
  • Salary: £30,153 (plus market supplement of up to £4,333)
  • DBS Check: No
  • Location: Gloucestershire

Stroud District Council is a thriving, diverse district with a rich built and landscape heritage. It has excellent access to Bristol, Cheltenham, and Gloucester and is on a main railway line to London.

We are searching for passionate and enthusiastic individuals to fill two posts within our vibrant development management service.

The Council provides an impressive working environment in a converted listed textile mill, with an on-site restaurant and free car parking. A staff discount is also available at a gym situated opposite the Mill. As an organisation, we are committed to ensuring employees have a proper work/life balance and provide opportunities for remote working, as well as excellent opportunities for personal development and training.

The Council receives in the region of 2,700 planning applications a year and as a Senior Planning Officer, you will deal with a full and varied caseload of complex applications and enquiries in one of the two development management area teams. The post also involves the supervision of junior members of staff and deputising for the Team Manager as and when required. You will be articulate, have excellent communication skills and show a clear commitment to providing outstanding customer service.

All the posts offer flexible working, contribution to the Local Government Pension Scheme, use of a pool car or casual car user allowance, training opportunities, supportive management and a robust and rewarding working environment.

Interested? Then please contact us and we will be happy to meet with you and show you the Council offices. Alternatively, please call Holly Simkiss, Team Manager (Development Management) on 01453 754220 to discuss the Senior Planning Officer post.

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