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Planning Officer

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  • Sector:

    Building & Construction

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  • Salary:

    Up to £30 per hour

  • Contact:

    Jack Fellows

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  • Published:

    about 1 month ago

  • Duration:

    2 Months

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Planning Officer required for a fantastic contract based in Macclesfield

The Role

Development Management Planning Officer

  • Manage a caseload of planning applications (predominantly minor and househoulder applications). The candidate will be expected to determine a high volume of small scale applications in a timely manner and to a high standard.
  • Undertake site visits.
  • Write a professional report of recommendation for each planning application.
  • Negotiate amendments to planning applications with agents and applicants where appropriate.
  • Provide planning advice to agents, applicants, members of the public and councillors.
  • Green Belt experience is desirable.
  • Will be required to travel throughout Cheshire East for site visits but report writing can be undertaken remotely.

The Requirements

  • A degree or diploma in Planning or a closely related discipline
  • Experience in preparing and presenting reports
  • Ability to interpret and implement legislation applicable to the area of work
  • Knowledge of current environmental issues
  • Ability to work in a collaborative way with other professionals

The Contract

  • Temp Contract
  • Council Based role
  • 09:00-17:00
  • £30 per hour (Paid via Umbrella)

If interested please call Jack on 01772 428186 or email