Senior / Principal Planning Policy Officer
  • Employer: Elmbridge Borough Council
  • Reference: SER/23/226197
  • Published: Fri 20/01/2023, 12:24 PM
  • Closing on: Fri 17/02/2023, 17:00 PM
  • Working Pattern: Full Time
  • Hours: 36 hours per week
  • Salary: £40,445 - £53,722 (dependent on skills and experience)
  • DBS Check: No
  • Location: Elmbridge Borough Council, Civic Centre, High Street, Esher, Surrey, KT10 9SD, Surrey

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Senior / Principal Planning Policy Officer

Can you help us shape Elmbridge? Maybe you are thinking it’s time to step up to your next career challenge? Or perhaps you are a committed planning professional needing a new career challenge?

With production of our new local plan reaching the next key stage, we are recruiting a senior / principal planning policy officer; we need you! We need your enthusiasm, energy and drive to help shape Elmbridge.

If you are an experienced and ambitious planning or senior planning officer ready for the next step, or indeed an established planning professional looking for your new challenge - you should contact us. This role will broaden your planning knowledge and experience, strengthen your skillset and be both challenging and rewarding. 

Being a planner in Elmbridge

Elmbridge is one of the busiest local planning authorities in the country. With land values that rival London and a population of 135,000, Elmbridge will provide you with an exciting and challenging step in your career.

The borough maintains heavy demands for development and equally strong pressure to protect the local environment. It covers extensive high-quality residential areas, large areas of Green Belt, an important stretch of the Thames and several conservation areas and listed buildings.  All of which makes this an interesting place to be a planner and it is easily accessed from London.

About us

  • Flexibility: We know you have to juggle work and life commitments and we are happy and open to discussing the right mix for you whether its compressed hours or working from home, just give us a call.
  • Wellbeing: When you thrive Elmbridge thrives, which is why we have developed a strong and varied wellbeing programme for our employees.
  • Learning and development: We all know learning is an ongoing journey and we will support you on that journey by creating a bespoke learning and development plan for you.
  • The package: Not forgetting our excellent pension and discounts with various local businesses and free employee parking.

If you would like to talk to us about the role, please give Sarah Pharoah our Local Plans Manager a call on 01372 474827.

What are you waiting for?

Closing date: 5pm, Friday 17 February 2023

Interview date: 28 February and 1 March 2023

How to Apply

Please note that we are accepting CV's and cover letters for this vacancy.

To apply use the "Apply Online" button below, which will take you to our Applicant Tracking System ('ATS') where, once you have applied, you can log on to your online account at any time to view the status of any of your applications. By using ATS, you can track the progress of your application(s), receive communications by email, select your own interview time online and see whether you have been made a conditional offer.

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