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Development Management Officer
  • Employer: Lincolnshire County Council
  • Reference: LCC/20/134307
  • Published: Fri 25/09/2020, 16:00 PM
  • Closing on: Sun 18/10/2020, 23:55 PM
  • Working Pattern: Full Time
  • Hours: 37 hours per week
  • Salary: £25,991 - £28,672
  • DBS Check: No
  • Location: Lincoln, Lincolnshire

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Development Management Officer

Lincolnshire County Council's Development Management Team are looking to recruit a Development Management Officer on a permanent basis to join our team in Lancaster House in Lincoln.

This role will form part of dynamic team undertaking business critical activities within challenging timescales whilst offering the ability to gain further skills and experience and increase personal competencies.

Key Duties will be to provide pre-application advice to developers on highways and surface water drainage issues promoting a development team approach;  providing timely responses to planning consultations for proposed developments on highways and surface water drainage issues;  to ensure high quality and sustainable highways, sustainable drainage principles and that they are acceptable in terms of flood risk; liaising with & commissioning services from other LCC staff,  consultants and external bodies as necessary, and liaison with external partners;  undertake S38 (Highways Act 1980), S106 (Town and Country Planning Act 1990) & S278 (Highways Act 1980) assessment and checks, and complete agreements with developers;  assess, determine and provide advice on SuDS submissions; and supervise and determine adoptions of highways and SuDS, and check mechanisms are in place for maintenance.  

You will need to develop effective relationships to work with a range of external and internal parties. The post holder will regularly have to represent the views of the Council in discussion with property developers, consultants, contractors etc. These discussions may be complex and contentious and may require difficult negotiations. Effective communication skills are essential be able to provide careful and considered responses.

We are looking for someone educated to HNC/HND Level or higher in a relevant discipline or with experience in a relative environment. You will be required to demonstrate an appropriate level of skill, knowledge and experience in core competencies, and an appropriate level of technical skills in highway and flood risk related disciplines.

We are offering a competitive salary of £25,991 - £28,672, along with a pension, a comprehensive benefits package including excellent discount schemes, cycle to work, civil service sports council membership and many areas for professional support and development.

If this sounds like the role for you, then please read through the full Job Description, to help you do the best application possible, before clicking apply!  Please ensure that your covering letter/personal statement clearly details why you applied and how you meet the essential criteria for the position.

If you would like to know more about Lincolnshire County Council and our current vacancies then click the following link:  If you would like an open and informal discussion regards this role then please contact Liz Burnley on

Applications Close on 18/10/2020 and interviews will be held W/C 09/11/2020.