Application Officer
  • Employer: Mid Sussex District Council
  • Reference: EDEV043
  • Published: Tue 17/01/2023, 11:13 AM
  • Closing on: Wed 08/02/2023, 23:29 PM
  • Working Pattern: Full Time
  • Hours: 37 hours per week
  • Salary: £23,194 pa - £25,409 pa
  • DBS Check: Yes
  • Location: Mid Sussex District Council, Haywards Heath, West Sussex

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Application Officer

Planning and Building Control Validation Officer
Salary and location: Grade MS4 - £23,194 pa - £25,409 pa
(37 hours per week)

Mid Sussex District Council based in Haywards Heath Mid Sussex

Planning and Building Control Service Support Team
(Working from Home/Office Hybrid Work Pattern)

Here on the Service Support Team, we specialise in Planning and Building Control, and we are looking for a motivated and enthusiastic Application Officer to join our exciting team. This position will be suited for someone looking to get first-hand experience in Planning or Building Control or someone who has prior experience working for Local Government looking for a new challenge.

Based within the Service Support team, you will take ownership of Planning and Building control applications throughout the registration and validation process. You will develop a comprehensive understanding of national and local validation policies and become confident in all aspects of the Planning and Building Control process. You will also provide informed and efficient customer service on Planning and Building control matters as well as working closely with staff members within Planning and Building control.

 Requirements for the role are as follows:

  • A levels or degree standard education
  • Excellent IT skills including some experience with Microsoft Teams
  • Analytical and numerical ability
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • A keen attention to detail as accuracy is important

Mid Sussex offers great and flexible working conditions such as hybrid working in the form of a balance of working from home and working in the office.  You will enjoy excellent perks such as a subsidised rates for joining local gyms, free onsite parking and we offer a great pension scheme. We believe in great communication, and you will have the opportunity of working with friendly and professional individuals from a range or different backgrounds and disciplines.

If you are interested to know more about the role, please contact Tom Gardner on 01444 477119 or alternatively, please complete the on-line application form.


Closing date : 8 February 2023
Interview date : 20 February 2023

How to Apply

Please apply online via the link provided.


Please note, we do not accept CVs submitted without a fully completed online application form.

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