Planning Enforcement Officer

Expiring today

Wellington Civic Offices
£29,636 – £31,371
29 Sep 2020
21 Oct 2020
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Telford & Wrekin Council
Development Management/apT Team
Planning Enforcement Officer
Scale S02 - £29,636 – £31,371
Full Time Permanent - 37 hours per week

An exciting opportunity has arisen to join the Development Management/apT Team at Telford and Wrekin Council.

We are looking to appoint a Planning Enforcement Officer to work within our busy Development Management service to deal with a range of planning enforcement matters.

As part of the Planning Enforcement Officer role, you will be responsible for protecting the public and the environment by ensuring compliance with both planning and enforcement legislation.

You will play a role in achieving the highest standards in the services we provide to the fast paced expansion of our Town. You will be joining an experienced team and supporting the Council to deliver an excellent planning service.

You will need to have the passion, determination and ambition to make a difference within Telford and Wrekin Council in order to deliver the very best for our residents, businesses and communities.

We offer a varied and challenging workload, extensive training and CPD opportunities and a friendly working environment in modern town centre offices.

This post requires you to have a relevant qualification at BTEC or NVQ level 4 or equivalent qualifications alongside a proven 12 month experience in Development Management to demonstrate a sound understanding and knowledge of up to date planning legislation and its practical application to development.

In addition you will be required to attend site visits which means you must have a full driving licence and a vehicle.

You will need to be:

- well-organised and have the ability to demonstrate excellent interpersonal skills and must be able to negotiate and give clear messages under pressure, alongside excellent customer care and diplomacy in dealing with a wide range of people;
- proven experience of working in a regulatory background;
- experience of guiding and mentoring colleagues;
- proven interviewing skills;
- ability to negotiate improvements/benefits from a scheme, maximising such benefits for the wider public benefit.

For further information please contact Mark Turner, T - 01952 384555, e -

Closing date: 20 October 2020

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