Senior Planning Officer (Policy)
  • Employer: Luton Borough Council
  • Reference: LBC/21/146893
  • Published: Mon 29/03/2021, 11:30 AM
  • Closing on: Sun 18/04/2021, 23:59 PM
  • Working Pattern: Full Time
  • Hours: To be confirmed
  • Salary: (M2) £35,744 - £38,889
  • DBS Check: No
  • Location: Bedfordshire

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Senior Planning Officer (Policy)

(M2) £35,744 - £38,889 a year plus £4,000 Market Supplement 

The £4000 Market Supplement amount will take effect from 1st April 2021 for two years.

About the job

An exciting opportunity is now available within the Sustainable Development service where you’ll work in the Planning Policy team, including on the Luton Local Plan, neighbouring Local Plans, Supplementary Planning Documents, monitoring and more.

You’ll contribute to the progressing of the Local Development Scheme and the documents identified in the Scheme.

You’ll formulate and interpret planning policy and proactively engage and collaborate with communities, businesses and local organisations.

About you

Excellent communication skills are vital for this role as you’ll be required to take the lead on discussions with the public, as well as negotiating and persuading developers and other agencies.

You must have the ability to formulate and deliver policies and project implementation.

You’ll have knowledge of the principles and practice of town and country planning and local authority planning responsibilities.

To be successful in this role you must have a degree or diploma in town and country planning or an equivalent qualification or equivalent experience in the field.

This is a public facing role so you’ll need to show off your fluency in speaking and writing English.

Join us and help us “realise the remarkable” every day.

Please ensure your supporting statement demonstrates your experience and knowledge in order for your application to be considered.

Closing Date: 13th April 2021

Vacancy ID: LBC02151

Cost Code - PP1000/0903

Call the HR Services Team on 01582 54 6621 for any queries.

How to Apply

Please apply online via the link provided.


Please note, we do not accept CVs submitted without a fully completed online application form.

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