Temporary Planning Officer

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Temporary Planning Officer
BURY
Contract / Temporary

Bury 0006 1F5B / 1

Posted: 20th June 2022 10:33
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  • Pay Rate:

    £18.00 per hour PAYE

  • Hours per Week:

    37 Monday – Friday, normal working hours

  • This opening assignment is for 3 months

  • BURY,

    BL9 0EJ

What's involved with this role:

Temporary Planning Officer 

Job Ref: 0006 1F5B / 1 

To assist in the administration of the Council's duties set out in the various planning and amenity acts, in developing and carrying out its corporate policies and in the guidance and management of development and enforcement of regulations to provide a better environment, with particular reference to the consideration of planning and other related subjects   

Key Responsibilities:
 

  • Process applications (enforcement cases) under the Town and Country Planning and associated acts administered by the Planning Services Division as allocated by the Development Manager and or Principal Planning Officer and or administer the Planning Appeals Process and or Planning Enforcement action. 
  • Attend meetings on site and in the office both during and outside normal office hours in relation to the carrying out of the work required. 
  • Prepare a report on each application/action, incorporating the views of the organisations and persons consulted and recommendation, and discuss this report with the Principal Planner.  Make recommendations with regard to conditions and reasons for refusal.  
  • Prepare as required written statements, representations, etc, for planning appeals and attend site visits. 
  • Answer general Development Management queries by letter, telephone and email. 
  • Explain reasons for decisions to applicants and other interested persons, organisations, etc. 
  • Take responsibility for keeping abreast of changes in relevant legislation, policy and procedure relating to this area of planning work. 

“Role Requirements” – to give yourself the maximum chance of success please try and ensure your CV addresses the following essential criteria: 

  • A planning degree/diploma or equivalent 
  • Computer literacy including previous experience of Windows-based word processing packages 
  • Demonstrable experience of major development proposals at application and appeal stages 
  • Able to hit the ground running 

 

NB: Please feel free to apply to us direct via [email protected] by quoting the job reference and job title exactly. SEE DETAILS AT THE BOTTOM OF THIS AD. 

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Please quote the Job Title & Vacancy Reference No. in your application, or we will be unable to match your CV to the role being applied for.

Other “Essential Requirements” – Please check to ensure that your CV addresses the following items: 

  1. Our clients are generally seeking applicants who are reasonably local, so on that basis we would ideally like you to supply us with your address (or at least your post code) and a telephone number so that we can reach you during working hours. 
  2. Your recent UK working experience going back at least 5 years, or full employment history if you have been working for fewer years than this. 
  3. Your availability to work either immediately, or at short notice. 
  4. Please refer to the Role Requirements section above - your CV must address the requirements listed. 

 

Other preferable/desirable details to include on your CV, if applicable: 

  1. Any local authority/public sector experience 
  2. Any relevant qualifications held or being studied for. 

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Temporary Planning Officer
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Job Ref: Bury 0006 1F5B / 1
Temporary Planning Officer
Client Category: Local Authority

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