Senior Planning Officer

District Council House, Frog Lane, Lichfield
£32,234 - £35,745
12 Apr 2021
27 Apr 2021
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Flexible hours

We have 2 openings to join the Development Management team in the post of Senior Planning Officer. We would consider applications on a full time and part time basis.

The Council has a significant growth agenda and a strong emphasis on quality design, and we are looking for enthusiastic individuals to join the team to contribute towards this. 

You will ideally be a qualified planner (MRTPI) or working towards this, with post qualification experience in development management, including within a Local Planning Authority. You should have a good knowledge of the planning system and excellent organisational and time management skills.  You will be a good team player with the ability to negotiate on complex schemes and have good written and verbal communication skills. An appreciation and understanding of urban design principles would also be very useful in this role.

We are looking for someone to work in a senior capacity, ideally at Band I capability (please see attached Job Description & Person Specification), and your work will include dealing with minor and major applications with an emphasis on contributing towards the Council’s committed development team approach and high quality service. 

For further details please see the attached Job Description & Person Specification. 

For an informal discussion please contact Claire Billings, Planning Development Manager on 01543 308171 or email

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Senior Planning Officer - Job Description & Person Specification

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