A vacancy has arisen within our planning service. The successful candidate will deal with planning applications and appeals, and advise applicants and agents at both the planning application and pre-application stages.
With the ability to work effectively to meet deadlines, you will be a graduate in planning or an associated discipline. Training will be offered to gain membership of the Royal Town Planning Institute.
A current valid driving licence is essential for this post. Commencing salary is subject to qualifications and experience.
The Borough of Pendle lies in Lancashire’s beautiful Pennines and is within easy reach of the Yorkshire Dales, the Lake District and the city of Manchester.
Pendle Borough Council offers an excellent work-life balance including an Agile Working Policy which allows a flexible approach to work location, flexitime with no core hours, up to 2 days flexi leave a month, compressed working options and up to 30 days annual leave.
The Council’s benefits package includes an excellent Local Government Pension Scheme, generous holiday allowance with the option to buy additional annual leave, a cycle to work scheme, home tech and car scheme salary sacrifice schemes. You will also be rewarded with access to our benefits programme, Vivup, which provides easy access to unbeatable discounts for retailers such as Argos, M&S, B&Q, Currys PC World, etc.
We welcome and encourage job applications from people of all backgrounds. Pendle Borough Council does not discriminate on any basis of disability, sex, marriage or civil partnership, race, gender reassignment, religion or belief, sexual orientation, age, pregnancy or maternity.