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Planning Officer

  • Location:

    Wakefield

  • Sector:

    Building & Construction

  • Job type:

    Full-time

  • Salary:

    Up to £16.71 per hour

  • Contact:

    Jack Fellows

  • Contact email:

    jfellows@aktonrecruitment.com

  • Job ref:

    JFPL1_1608030074

  • Published:

    about 1 month ago

  • Duration:

    3 Months

  • Expiry date:

    2021-01-14

  • Startdate:

    11/01/2020

Planning Officer required for a fantastic contract based in Wakefield

The Role

  • To take a lead role and assist the Council and its partners to deliver outcomes on major and complex planning applications, provide pre-submission advice, deal with appeal case work in order to secure the best planning outcome.
  • To be able to produce reports which place a strong emphasis on planning policy and provide design guidance. Case work may include effective negotiation of planning performance agreements, calculation of CIL contributions and coordinate associated legal agreements.
  • To case manage a live case load; ensuring that issues are recorded and dealt with in accordance with the agreed target(s) and timescale(s) associated with national requirements corporate objectives and or through the terms of performance agreements.
  • To prepare professional reports and produce and present evidence for appeals. Ensure that planning policies and procedures are applied and adhered to and represent the Council as required.

The Requirements

  • We are seeking an experienced Planning Officer / Senior Planning Officer who can demonstrate effective case work management skills to expediently assess and determine a caseload of minor and householder planning applications to assist with a backlog of cases within the Service.
  • Knowledge of current planning policy/legislation, excellent communication and organisational skills, a track record of managing a varied planning caseload, and a full, clean driving licence and access to a motor vehicle are all essential.
  • Council Based would be highly beneficial

The Contract

  • 3 Months + Contract
  • 09:00-17:30
  • £16.71 per hour

If interested please call Jack on 01772 428186 or email