Closing date - 16th October 2023
Interview date - w/c 23rd October 2023
18.5 hours per week, Permanent
Scale 5 (£34,723.00-£39,493.00 FTE)
Are you interested in developing a career in Planning or are you already a Town Planner who is experienced in dealing with a wide range of pre-application enquiries, planning applications, appeals and post application work? Are you a motivated and well organised worker with a positive outlook?
Winchester City Council has an exciting career opportunity within the South Downs National Park team. The role covers work within the National Park but is based at our offices in Winchester as part of our collaboration with the South Downs National Park Authority.
We are seeking an enthusiastic Officer to help shape the charming historic villages and countryside of the Park.
You will have a keen interest in helping us to protect and improve our environment whilst delivering what matters to the customer. The delivery of high standards of customer care and an ability to keep organised and work within tight timescales is essential as is a full clean driving licence.
The role is suitable for a planner accustomed to dealing with a wide range of pre-application enquiries, planning applications, appeals and post application work. You must be a motivated and well organised worker with a positive outlook who is able to deliver good performance and high standards of customer care. Experience of Planning Committee and Appeals is required and the candidate will be a member of the RTPI or eligible for membership.
Our offices are based in the heart of Winchester’s Historic Cathedral Town and the successful candidates will benefit from:
- Free parking (during work hours)
- Flexible hybrid-working pattern
- Paid Membership fees to the RTPI
- UK Healthcare Health Plan
- Membership to the Local Government Pension Scheme
- Discounted bus travel and public transport loans
- Volunteering opportunities
- Flexible working arrangements
- A cycle scheme
- Support for continuous professional development
- 26 days annual leave per year rising to 33 days - dependent on length of service (pro rata)
If you are interested in working for Winchester City Council please contact Robert Green (Principal Planning Officer – Team Leader) for an informal chat about the role on 01962 848 583.