Rushcliffe Borough Council have an exciting opportunity for a Development and Economic Growth – Area Planning Officer to join their team.
(This post is subject to a Competency Framework)
The Borough of Rushcliffe is located to the south of the city of Nottingham with easy access to neighbouring cities of Leicester and Derby. Much of the Borough is rural in character with the main settlement of West Bridgford sitting alongside the River Trent and smaller towns and villages dispersed throughout the area, several of which are the focus for growth. The Borough is experiencing high levels of growth and significant interest in housing development with a requirement to deliver a significant number of new homes.
We are an award winning and innovative council with a reputation for delivering high quality value for money services and exceeding our residents’ expectations. Rushcliffe is a great place for sport and home to a number of facilities such as Nottingham Forest football ground, Trent Bridge Cricket ground and Holme Pierrepont water sports centre.
Area Planning Officer – The Role:
The Planning and Growth team deals with a range of development proposals from householder extensions to major housing and commercial developments, with continued interest from major housebuilders in schemes within the Borough.
You would be required to deal with applications which are appropriate to your qualifications and experience and there would be an opportunity to deal with many interesting and potentially significant developments
Area Planning Officer – You:
We are seeking an exceptional candidate to meet these challenges, with a focus on delivering economic growth and excellent customer service and offer an opportunity for involvement in a wide variety of development proposals and to develop your experience and skills further.
This post is on a competency framework and appointment at an appropriate level on the competency framework would be dependent on level of experience.
Area Planning Officer – Benefits:
Our package includes:
- Working in new purpose-built offices and reduced membership of the onsite leisure centre
- Free car parking
- Varied working hours and remote-working opportunities
- An opportunity to further your career with a high performing forward looking Authority with training to support CPD and personal development
- Local Government pension scheme
- Payment of relevant professional subscriptions (RTPI etc
Rushcliffe Borough Council supports flexible working in line with the needs of the public that we serve and the business needs of the Council. We believe that embracing flexibility is a smart way of working and ensures we can find and support the mix of talent and experience we need. We cannot promise, but we are open to a chat about flexible working when you apply for a job with us.
Please note CV’s will not be accepted.
Closing Date: Monday 14 June 2021 at Midnight
Interviews: W/C 21 June 2021
If you feel you have the qualities to be our Area Planning Officer, please click ‘Apply’ now to find out more information on the Rushcliffe Borough Council Careers website.