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  • Employer: Newark & Sherwood District Council
  • Reference: NSDC/22/221777
  • Published: Tue 06/12/2022, 11:47 AM
  • Closing on: Mon 09/01/2023, 9:00 AM
  • Working Pattern: Full Time
  • Hours: 37 hours per week
  • Salary: SALARY-PLANNER-GRADE NS11 - (£34,723 - £36,298 PER ANNUM)
  • DBS Check: No
  • Location: Newark-on-Trent, Castle House, Nottinghamshire

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SALARY-PLANNER-GRADE NS11 -  (£34,723  - £36,298 PER ANNUM)

37 Hours per week

A post has become available in Development Management for a qualified and experienced planning officer.  The post will offer an opportunity to work in the Planning Department and deal with a full range of applications, pre-application enquiries and appeals within a District with a diverse range of planning issues. We’re an ambitious, modern and forward thinking Council and we’re looking for somebody with the same values as ours to join us.

Geographically the District is the largest in Nottinghamshire, incorporating the centres of Newark, Southwell and Ollerton, together with large rural areas.  We deal with schemes ranging from large urban extensions (3000 houses and associated infrastructure), employment and retail developments, flood risk issues, schemes for gypsy and traveller provision and protecting the area’s important heritage. Newark & Sherwood District Council is a dynamic, progressive planning authority, with the first Core Strategy and Allocations DPDs in Nottinghamshire, the first Community Infrastructure Levy in England, and a programme to deliver growth in the context of a fantastic historic and natural environment.

Key Responsibilities:

  • To deal with and make recommendations on all planning and related applications under delegated powers.
  • To deal with and make recommendations on all planning and related applications which are to be dealt with by committee.

Key Requirements are:

  • Educated to degree level
  • Good oral presentation and written skills
  • Ability to work under pressure to meet targets and keep abreast of the whole range of important issues

What we can offer you:

  • A competitive salary
  • The opportunity to learn from a 30 strong professional team (this includes Development Management, Enforcement, and Conservation) and from Planning Policy colleagues.
  • Enrolment in the local government pension scheme
  • Flexible hours, hybrid working,
  • A generous annual leave entitlement that increases with service,
  • A whole host of family-friendly benefits,
  • Discounted staff parking
  • 1 days’ paid volunteering leave,
  • Discounted membership at one of our four gyms in the district.

For an informal discussion about this post please contact Helen Marriott or Lisa Hughes via 01636 650000.

Veterans/family of forces/ex-forces, those in care/care leavers, and candidates who declare a disability (as defined under the Equality Act 2010) will be guaranteed an interview provided they have demonstrated that they meet the essential criteria of the post as detailed in the Person Specification on their application form. 

Closing date:  09:00 on Monday 9th January 2022

Interviews will be held on the 23rd and 24th January 2023