Planning Officer

One Friargate, Coventry, CV1 2GN
£30,756 - £37,107 per annum
27 Sep 2018
23 Oct 2018
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Coventry is a welcoming, bustling, young, diverse, modern city which is changing for the better, and fast! With our recent successful bid to become UK City of Culture 2021, the transformation of our city is expected to gather pace over the next few years.

Are you a qualified planning officer and eligible for chartered status? With the new year approaching, is it time for a change? Do you want to support our journey to UK City of Culture 2021 and beyond?

We are seeking positive, experienced, enthusiastic, talented and driven professionals who care about the development of our great city to join our busy, top performing, forward thinking planning department.

Working within Development Management you will need to have experience dealing with a wide range of planning application types, and a proven track record of being responsible for your own wide and varied caseload, achieving quality planning outcomes and meeting national and local performance indicators.
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.


In return, we can offer you an excellent pension scheme, flexible working, 'MyCar' scheme, interest-free loans on annual travel cards, discounts at a number of city centre restaurants, shops and other establishments.

Working Pattern

37 hours per week

Interview date

29 October 2018

Equalities Statement

Coventry City Council is committed to delivering the best possible services and improving the quality of life for Coventry people. In order to do this effectively we aim to have a workforce that represents the diverse communities we serve, embracing and utilising the broad range of skills, experiences and perspectives this brings.

We are committed to making our recruitment practices as inclusive as possible for all. This includes making adjustments or changes for people who have a disability or long-term health condition

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.

When recruiting we review candidates against our Behaviour Framework . To find out more information about the Behaviour Framework please click here 

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.

Supporting documents
Job Description and Person Specification.pdf

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