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Senior Enforcement Officer - Planning
  • Employer: Runnymede Borough Council
  • Reference: 948PL
  • Published: Fri 24/09/2021, 9:45 AM
  • Closing on: Mon 11/10/2021, 23:59 PM
  • Working Pattern: Full Time
  • Hours: 37 hours per week, Part time hours and flexible working available
  • Salary: Salary £33,798 - £45,646 p.a. depending on experience, qualifications and evidence of continuous professional development
  • DBS Check: No
  • Location: Civic Centre, Surrey

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Senior Enforcement Officer - Planning

Are you an ambitious planning enforcement professional ready to hit the ground running at Runnymede Borough Council? Or are you looking to take your first steps in to planning enforcement?

This could be the opportunity for you. Not only can we offer great career progression but also exposure to interesting cases in an experienced and to be part of an enthusiastic and knowledgeable team. 

For a Senior Enforcement Officer role, you are expected to have strong comparable practical planning experience in a Local Authority. You would be given a case load of interesting and complex cases.

Most of all, we are seeking a confident, self-motivated, and diplomatic person with a ‘can-do’ attitude and the ability to deliver positive outcomes for the future of the Borough.  You should be able to provide clear and accurate advice to stakeholders and show excellent customer care, verbal, and written skills.   

In addition to a competitive salary, Runnymede Borough Council offers:

  • Generous annual leave of up to 28 days subject to length of service
  • Flexible working arrangements
  • Membership of the Local Government Pension Scheme
  • Health care scheme (after 3 years service)
  • Payment of professional fees

Our modern offices, based in Surrey on the edge of London, are in Addlestone town centre and near the M25. Addlestone has a new cinema, Waitrose and gym within walking distance. Access to free parking for part of the week is also available and the Council has a flexible working policy that can accommodate working from home part of the week.

The Council is happy to receive applications from individuals who are interested in part-time work. If you are interested in working part time hours please state your preferred working pattern in the ‘additional information’ section of the application form.

We would welcome the opportunity to tell you more about the role.  Please call Jonathan Murray, Assistant Development Manager (Enforcement, CIL and Specialists - 01932 425249) or Ashley Smith, Corporate Head of Development Management and Building Control - 01932 425240) to find out more.

Please apply online via We welcome applications from all sections of the community. Please provide an email address where possible as you may be contacted by email if you are selected to attend for an interview. If you have not heard from us within two weeks of the closing date, you should assume that unfortunately your application has been unsuccessful on this occasion.


Closing date: 11 October 2021 at midnight

Interviews: Week commencing 18 October 2021