Planning Officer X 2

Civic Centre 4, Much Park Street, Coventry.
30153-41967 per annum
08 Aug 2017
29 Aug 2017
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Are you a qualified planning officer eligible for chartered status?

We are seeking 2 experienced, enthusiastic and driven individuals to join our top performing, forward thinking planning department.

Working within Development Management you will need a proven record of being responsible for your own varied and often complex caseload, achieving quality planning outcomes and meeting national and local performance indicators. Experience of presentation to committee, at public inquiry and other forums is a key aspect of the job.

The role provides a real opportunity for you to commit to delivering a high quality, effective and efficient customer focused service in a City open for business and growth. You will be part of a team involved in exciting developments happening both on the ground and in the pipeline which include a new business quarter, large scale expansion plans of leading businesses, Coventry University and the University of Warwick, new leisure offer and regeneration of the City Centre.
The successful candidate has opportunity to progress to Senior Planning Officer which is subject to meeting criteria included in the job description.


We can offer you flexible working arrangements that will enhance your work-life balance. These include working from home (subject to project/service area requirements), flexible working hours, generous holiday allowance (starting at 35 days including bank holidays). In addition, we offer a range of staff benefits such as membership of the Local Government contributory pension scheme, childcare vouchers, 'MyCar' scheme, interest-free loans on annual travel cards, discounts at a number of city centre restaurants, shops and other establishments.

Interview date: 8 September 2017

Equalities Statement

Coventry City Council is clear about its responsibilities in embracing diversity and ensuring we recruit people of a high calibre on the basis of their skills, abilities, and experience. As such we welcome applications from a diverse range of candidates.

Key Requirements

This Authority is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people/vulnerable adults and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment.

This post is covered by the Code of Practice on the English language fluency for public sector workers.

Please note we will communicate any interview arrangements with you via email, so please check your email and WMJobs account on a regular basis after submitting your application.

This vacancy and advert will be closed as soon as sufficient applications are received. Therefore, it is strongly advised that you complete and return your application as soon as possible.

Supporting documents
Job Description and Person Specification.pdf

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