Legal Officer (Rights of Way)

Stafford, Staffordshire
£22,401.00 - £25,463.00 per annum
19 Jul 2019
25 Aug 2019
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Legal Officer (Rights of Way) x 2 posts

Salary:  £22,401 – £25,463 per annum (pro rata)

37 hours per week – Permanent

A vacancy has arisen for a Legal Officer (Grade 7) to work in the Property and Development Team.

The postholder’s primary task will be to deal with applications under Section 53 of the Wildlife and Countryside Act 1981 with supervision from more senior Officers in the Team by:

  1. Perusal of applications and the supporting evidence and any subsequent investigations and research and the drafting of reports to the Countryside and Rights of Way Panel
  2. Presentation of the reports to Panel for a decision and ensuring decisions are made into Orders;
  3. Undertaking such other case related tasks as may be required;
  4. Undertaking Legal and other research.

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Closing Date: 25 August 2019
Interview Date: TBC

For more information about the role please contact: Mair Young (01785276200) or Imran Razaq (01785854186).

Please be aware, only application forms completed online will be accepted. We will not accept CV’s or Word application forms.

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

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