Graduate Planning Officer
Title: Graduate Planning Officer
Location: Plough Lane Hereford
Salary: £19,171 - £28,785
Closing Date: 16/06/2021
Interview Date: TBC
The Development Management team is responding positively to increased economic activity in Herefordshire and recent internal promotion and is seeking to recruit an ambitious Graduate Planning Officer to play a vital role in delivering a high quality service.
The role will involve handling a wide range of householder and smaller scale applications, working within the beautiful Herefordshire countryside as well as dealing with casework within the city of Hereford or its surrounding market towns and villages. The County is rich in biodiversity, landscape and heritage value including two AONB’s, Conservation Areas and many listed building buildings. We think it`s a truly outstanding place to work that will offer the right candidate valuable experience in a wide range of casework as well as an opportunity to shape a sustainable future as the Council embarks on a review of its Core Strategy.
You will be based at the modern Plough Lane offices, although we can offer flexibility in relation to home and remote working opportunities.
You should be either a member or working towards membership of the Royal Town Planning Institute and have the ability to travel around the county.
Informal discussion with Kevin Bishop 01432 260756
We welcome applicants whatever their personal characteristics or social identity. All requests for flexible working arrangements and reasonable adjustments will be considered.
The following candidates will be interviewed if they meet the essential criteria for the post they are applying for:
• Those who indicate that they have a disability. This is part of our commitment to the “Disability Confident” scheme;
• Those who indicate in their supporting statement that they are an Armed Forces Veteran or Reservist. This is part of our pledge to support the Armed Forces Covenant; and
• Those who indicate in their supporting statement that they are a Herefordshire care leaver. This is part of our commitment to supporting young people leaving our care.
Benefits with Herefordshire Council
Holidays: 25 days per year plus 2 days unpaid at Christmas (pro rata for part time)
Pension: LGS pension scheme
Pick your perks – our benefits include access to a range of retail, leisure, holiday and health benefits. This includes savings, cash back and discounts.
We also offer an employee assistance programme that means you will have access to confidential support and advice if you ever need it.
Please refer to the Job Description and Person Specification for more details of this role.
To apply, please submit your CV along with a supporting statement, referring to the job description and person specification, detailing how you meet the specific requirements of the role.
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