Planning Officer

26 Sep 2017
16 Oct 2017
Public Sector
Contract Type
Full Time
Planning Officer - Aylesbury

The Reward
Based in Aylesbury my client is willing to pay between GBP32,676 and GBP35,328 for motivated and experienced Development Officers- Building Control - depending on experience. Benefits include 28 days' annual leave, pension scheme, development & training opportunities, parking permit and flexible working options, including home working.

What's in it for You?
Work with this fast paced and forward thinking council to shape and grow the service for the future
Work on major and minor planning applications including anything from quarries and landfill sites to highways and new schools
Shape and grow developments whilst protecting and enhancing our special natural environment

The Organisation
Buckinghamshire is growing and there are plenty of new developments. My clients remit ranges from determining minerals and waste planning applications, through to handling the council's own planning applications for developments including schools and roads. They are also national leaders in waste enforcement.

With a massive commitment to ongoing personal and professional development, my client will ensure that you grow and progress along with the county.

The Role
The purpose and remit of the role
Determine large and complex planning applications - from quarries and landfill sites, to highways and new schools
Determine minerals and waste planning applications
Manage your own workload and deliver within the Government time frames
Manage planning appeals
Prepare reports for committee, etc.
Continually looks for ways to improve processes and service

The Candidate
To be considered for this position
Level 4 qualification in Building Control (or related discipline)
Eligible for (or ability to achieve) membership of RICS, CABE or CIOB
Sound knowledge or experience of handling building control applications including inspection of works, inquiries and appeals
Ability to gather and process evidence and make decisions on the appropriate course of action
Have strong experience of managing large and complex planning applications
Be familiar with policies and procedures
Have excellent communication and negotiation skills
Experience of working with a wide range of stakeholders including working closely with elected members and the development industry
Ability to understand legislation and good practice guidance
Have a genuine desire to grow and progress

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