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Principal Planning Officer

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Organisation
DISTRICT COUNCILS
Business/Department
TEIGNBRIDGE DISTRICT COUNCIL
Work Location
 
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Reference
KH/20/08361
Occupational group
Housing & Planning
Salary details
£45,591 - £47,436
Job term
Permanent
Appointment type
Full Time
Hours
37 hours per week
Closing Date
19 July 2020
Interview date
w/c 27 July 2020
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Our Vision: Making Teignbridge a healthy and desirable place where people want to live, work and visit.
Our Values: Communicative, Respectful, Purposeful, Conscientious.

What it's like to work here: With its diverse mix of coast, countryside, seaside resorts, market towns, villages and moorland, Teignbridge is a great place to work and live.

For this role: You will be mainly office based but will have an essential car users allowance to enable site visits around the district. You will be working within the Development Management team which comprises of planning officers, specialist heritage and design officers and planning support staff.

What you'll be doing: You will lead a team of planning officers and form an active part of the management team, dealing with your own case load of major applications, signing decisions, representing the council at appeals, as well as providing leadership, coaching and advice to your team.

Who we're looking for: You will have excellent communication, customer service and negotiation skills and be well organised and able to work under pressure with a large workload, inspiring and motivating a team of professional officers.
To be successful in this role, you will need a relevant degree in Town and Country Planning and be a member of the Royal Town Planning Institute with broad experience in Development Management and team leadership.
A full driving licence is required for this role.

We value our staff and offer an excellent working environment, employee rewards and benefits include:
- Local Government Pension Scheme;
- Generous Annual Leave;
- Family Friendly Leave, Pay and Working Arrangements;
- Childcare Vouchers;
- Discounted Gym Membership at Teignbridge District Council Leisure Centres;
- Cycle Scheme;
- Career Development through Professional Learning and Development.

As an accredited Investor in People and a Disability Confident Employer, we value diversity and celebrate individuality across our workforce. We are committed to equal opportunities in employment and service provision and are only interested in your ability to do the job.

For an informal discussion, please contact us on 01626 215735.

Data Protection - The organisation processes information about an individual's criminal convictions in accordance with its data protection policy / policy on processing special categories of personal data. In particular, data collected during recruitment is held securely and accessed by, and disclosed to, individuals only for the purposes of completing the recruitment process as per the General Data Protection Regulation.
The organisation is also committed to going through the proper DBS channels to establish whether or not an individual has a criminal record. The organisation will not require job applicants or existing employees to use their subject access rights under data protection provisions to provide criminal record details.
All information is processed in line with the General Data Protection Regulation.

Safeguarding Commitment - Teignbridge District Council will comply with its legal obligations in relation to recruiting people to work with children/vulnerable adults.

Please read the full Job Description and Person Specification to inform your application and supporting statement.

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