Principal Planning Officer
apT (part of Telford & Wrekin Council)
PO8 + 5% Market Factors
£36,153 – 39,002 (37,960-40,952 with MF) per annum
This is an exciting opportunity to join apT, a pioneering public sector development consultancy, which is part of Telford & Wrekin Council. apT brings together a dynamic team of Planners, Building Surveyors, Highway Engineers, Built Heritage Specialists, Ecologists, and other key specialisms. From the processing of regulatory applications within Telford & Wrekin, to the provision of enhanced services across the region, we are passionate about tailoring spaces and creating places.
From the birthplace of the Industrial Revolution and one of the UK’s first World Heritage Sites, Telford is the fastest growing town in the West Midlands, delivering more than 76 hectares of employment and circa 17,000 new homes over our new plan period up to 2031. Telford offers an exciting opportunity to develop your career! Rich in heritage and natural beauty, Telford is the heart of Shropshire, with a vibrant center, that’s currently expanding; a 450 acre town park with numerous leisure facilities; excellent transport links, Telford is the gateway between the midlands and Wales.
As a destination of vibrant places, people and experiences Telford has grown and developed into a hub of innovation and investment, that is committed to enabling sustainable development.
Joining our team as a Principal Planner you will primarily lead on wide range of complex and major planning applications, planning enquiries and appeals. You will have delegated powers to authorise decisions within the team, and provide support to other team members.
You will also have opportunities to work with a wide range of clients to providing enhanced planning services, and engaging with other specialists on an exciting range of projects.
You will have excellent communication skills, and full membership of the RTPI, together with relevant experience in Development Management, having good knowledge of processes involved in planning applications and appeals.
We’re not afraid of a challenge – are you?
For an informal discussion, please contact: Andrew Gittins@telford.gov.uk or call 01952 380380
For further information on the role please click on the job description and person specification available below.
Please complete the online application form as CVs will not be accepted.
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