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Senior Planning Officer

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Organisation
DISTRICT COUNCILS
Business/Department
TEIGNBRIDGE DISTRICT COUNCIL
Work Location
Teignbridge 
Pupils on Roll
Pupils on Roll
Reference
JS/20/08873
Occupational group
Housing & Planning
Salary details
£32,029 - £33,799 per annum
Job term
Fixed Term
Appointment type
Full Time
Hours
37 hours per week
Closing Date
27 September 2020
Interview date
2 & 6 October 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, Respected, Purposeful Conscientious.

This post is a temporary maternity cover/secondment on a fixed term contract  for up to 12 months.

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 planning officers, specialist heritage and design officers and planning support staff. 

What you'll be doing: You will have a challenging workload of major and other applications and deal with all stages of the development management process giving pre-application advice, making site visits, writing reports, making recommendations, signing decisions, discharging conditions and representing the council in appeals and at committee.  You will give guidance and support to the Planning Officers

Who we're looking for: We are seeking motivated staff with excellent communication and customer service skills.  You will need to work well under pressure on your own cases and as part of a team.

To be successful in this role you will need to have a relevant planning degree/diploma and RTPI membership.

Ability to travel, including travel to remote areas of Teignbridge according to the needs of the job, with reasonable adjustments if required, according to the Equality Act.

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 Investors in People award holder 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.

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

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