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Assistant Planner

Stratford-on-Avon District Council
Stratford-upon-Avon, Warwickshire
£30,296 - £33,024
Closing date
4 Aug 2024

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Contract Type
Full time permanent
Working Pattern
Flexible hours

The Planning Applications Team is working hard to maintain high performance levels. As a result of a continued high volume of applications and internal promotions we are looking to recruit a new Assistant Planner within the team. The position is based in the district of Stratford-on-Avon whose boundaries extend into the Cotswolds AONB and the West Midlands Green Belt and contain a significant number of Conservation Areas and Listed Buildings.

You will have responsibility for a caseload focussed on householder applications and other types of minor applications including, lawful development certificates, advertisements, agricultural notifications and prior approvals.

You will be expected to show enthusiasm, drive and a high level of personal organisational skills to manage a large volume of simpler applications. You will have contact with District Councillors, parish councils and members of the public so good customer skills are also essential.

You will ideally hold a degree in planning or a related field or be about to graduate. Or alternatively you will have experience of working within a development management team.

The Council has embraced hybrid working with the post holder expected to spend a minimum of 40% of their hours in our office, located in Stratford-on-Avon with the option to work the remainder from home.

For an informal chat about the role please contact Helen Watson (Team Leader, Assistant Planners) on 01789 260325 or Sian Gardner (Assistant Team Leader) on 01789 260349

Applications will close at midnight on Sunday, 4th August 2024
Interviews will be held week commencing 12th August 2024

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