An exciting opportunity has arisen to join Burnley Council’s development management team as a Planning and Compliance Officer. You will occupy an important role in this service and deliver a highly efficient and responsive planning service that promotes sustainable growth.
In recent years Burnley has seen significant economic and housing growth and sound planning is at the heart of the Council’s vision to make Burnley the first choice for business investment and as a place to live. We are seeking a key individual who is enthusiastic and committed to delivering a high quality development management service. You will have a good understanding of the local authority planning function and the processes involved.
You will have experience of dealing with planning applications and have a keen up to date interest in town planning. You will be able to work independently and efficiently to deliver a caseload of planning applications.
Burnley is a great place to work and if you are determined to progress your planning career then we can offer you a diverse and interesting challenge that will support your ambitions. We value our employees and offer a generous pension scheme, holiday entitlement and work/life balance initiatives.
For an informal discussion on the content of the job description or person specification, please contact Paul Gatrell, Head of Service, on 01282 477230.