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Senior Planning Officer
  • Employer: Waverley Borough Council
  • Reference: EXC/21/167301
  • Published: Fri 01/10/2021, 15:55 PM
  • Closing on: Mon 25/10/2021, 9:00 AM
  • Working Pattern: Full Time
  • Hours: 37 hours per week
  • Salary: Salary range £35,938 to £40,034
  • DBS Check: No
  • Location: Godalming - Surrey, Surrey

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Senior Planning Officer

Are you competent in a range of complex planning issues, including planning legislation and national policy?

We are advertising a number of jobs to support the onward delivery of housing, which is a corporate priority.  The Council is committed to investing in the Planning Service.

We are seeking an ambitious and motivated Planner to play a key part in shaping the future of Waverley. Unprecedented development pressures mean that you will have the opportunity to work on a rewarding range of challenging and complex planning applications.  You will be a chartered Member of the RTPI or will be working towards achieving chartered Membership.

This is an exciting opportunity to join a forward-thinking planning team dealing with a wide range of planning applications in a very attractive Borough.

Your role will be to:

  • Manage development proposals, maximising the benefit to the Community.
  • Defend Council planning decisions at appeal.
  • Support and mentor junior members of the team.

These are full-time posts. However, all applications will be considered.

For an informal discussion about the post, please contact Chris French, Development Lead – Strategic Sites, on 01483 523525, Marie Clarke / Kathryn Pearson, Development Leads – Minor & Major Applications, on 01483 523566 / 01483 523493 or Beth Howland Smith, Development Lead – Applications and Enforcement, on 01483 523114.

Closing date for applications: Monday 25th October 2021

Interview date: To be confirmed during w/c 1st November 2021