Planning Assistant

District Council House, Frog Lane, Lichfield
£17,681 - £23,866
02 Oct 2018
30 Oct 2018
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Full time permanent
Working Pattern
Flexible hours

Due to an internal promotion, an opportunity has arisen to join our dynamic Development Management team at Lichfield District Council at the beginning of your planning career.  We are ideally situated in the heart of the Midlands, based in the historic centre of Lichfield. We are within easy reach of Birmingham and the District includes beautiful countryside including an Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty. This presents a broad range of development opportunities, challenges and pressures for the District.

As a Planning Assistant, you will have responsibility for processing your own caseload of household and more minor applications, and will also be required to give advice and guidance to members of the public and developers on planning related issues.

Good organisational and communication skills are required, plus the ability to meet deadlines and work under pressure.

Full details of the role can be found in the Job Description and Person Specification.

Please note that a full driving licence is required for this role.

For more information or an informal discussion, please contact Jon Allison (Principal Planning Officer / Team Leader) on 01543 308195 or, or Claire Billings (Planning Development Manager) on 01543 308171 or

Closing date for applications is 28 October 2018.  Previous applicants need not apply.

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Job Description & Person Specification - Planning Assistant

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