Senior Enforcement Officer

7 days left

4 Ednam Road, Dudley, DY1 1HL
£36,371 to £39,571 per annum
02 Aug 2022
16 Aug 2022
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Dudley Council has a high performing Planning team which includes Planning Policy, Development Management and Planning Enforcement.

Do you want to work for an award winning and highly commended Local Planning Authority? If so, this could be the opportunity you have been waiting for.

We a Senior Enforcement Officer vacancy within the Planning Team.  We are looking for an individual who is enthusiastic and committed. 

This post would be responsible for investigating potential planning breaches and taking appropriate action. The team has a strong track record of enforcement as we recognise that it underpins the work of the entire service and provides confidence to customers.

You should be a RTPI accredited professional or have sufficient post qualification experience to be eligible for charted membership of the RTPI and have experience working within a planning policy environment.

Hours: 37 per week

Contract: Full Time Permanent

Location: Hybrid working – From home and when required at 4 Ednam Road, Dudley

You would be working within a high performing planning service which consistently ranks within the top 10% nationally for planning application performance and is currently undertaking a review of the Black Country Plan.

Benefits we offer:

  • Planning Services operate an agile working environment and offers flexible working time with the ability to accrue flexi-time leave.
  • Leave entitlement of 29 days, rising by a 4 further days after 5 years continuous service.
  • Season tickets for car parking facilities are provided along with mileage allowance.
  • The service offers a supportive environment with the ability to experience a wide variety of work streams and application types within an experienced and diverse team. Continued professional development is a strong part of the planning services ethos and is actively encouraged.

For further information please contact Carl Mellor (Head of Planning) on 01384 814136 or via email:

NB: We reserve the right to close vacancies prior to the advertised date if a large number of applications are received.

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