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Planning and Building Control Support Officer
  • Employer: Uttlesford District Council (Essex)
  • Reference: UDCE/21/177406
  • Published: Wed 29/12/2021, 12:10 PM
  • Closing on: Tue 18/01/2022, 23:55 PM
  • Working Pattern: Full Time
  • Hours: 37 hours per week
  • Salary: Salary £22,183-£24,491
  • DBS Check: No
  • Location: Saffron Walden / Working from Home, Essex

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Planning and Building Control Support Officer

To us the administrative function is a vital part of the Planning and Building Control process. This is a great opportunity for an enthusiastic and organised individual to be part of our friendly and hardworking Support Team.


At Uttlesford we invest in our staff and will offer you support and training to help move your career forward.  We always seek a strong customer focus and a focus on team performance working on a full time basis (37 hours) based on office working hours Monday-Thursday 8.30am to 5.00pm AND Friday 8.30am-4.30pm.


To be successful in this role you must have a high level of accuracy and technical expertise including confidence because there is a requirement to update templates, produce MS Access reports and assist with streaming live Inquiries/Hearings, amongst other things.  You will also have a confident methodical and organised approach to your workload, be calm under pressure with the ability to work to strict deadlines.


Uttlesford is a vibrant local authority responsible for providing services to the 90,000 strong population of Uttlesford.  We are agile in how we work and have a range of benefit packages which include:

  • Hybrid Working
  • Generous paid holidays
  • Contributory Local Government Pension Scheme
  • Employee Assistance Programme
  • Flexitime
  • Volunteering opportunities
  • Vine extras – Employee discount scheme
  • Health and Wellbeing


For an informal discussion please contact Wendy Hawkins Support Team Leader 01799 510453 or Ann Howells Support and Business Manager 01799 510468.

If you are interested in this post, please apply via our online recruitment link which is available on our website


Closing date for completed applications is Tuesday, 18 January 2022.

Interviews will be held via Zoom or Teams week commencing 24 January 2022.


CVs will not be accepted.


We positively welcome applicants from all sections of the community.