Senior Planning Officer RR100715
To deal with a range of development management matters including:-
Determine planning applications, including some complex applications and make recommendations, as appropriate, in accordance with national and local policies and regulations.
To represent at planning appeals, as appropriate, in accordance with national and local policies and regulations.
Provide guidance and expertise in development management.
Relevant professional qualification
• Either hold or be pursuing a Degree in planning or a related subject or an equivalent qualification leading towards RTPI membership.
• Evidence of Continuing Professional Development.
• Relevant professional post graduate qualification.
• Full membership of RTPI
The post entails ensuring that The District Council meets its statutory obligations within the professional discipline as set out in various pieces of legislation.
Provide appropriate advice, guidance and interpretation of relevant legislation in line with the professional service of the post.
Provide appropriate supervision, support and guidance to staff and the team to ensure the best possible use of all resources to deliver services efficiently.
To manage the resources, budgets and performance to meet Business Plan targets and Corporate Strategies.
To contribute to the efficient operation and management of the organisation.
Ensure the best possible use of all resources to deliver efficient, effective and innovative services.
To identify and manage the potential risks.
The postholder must carry out his/her duties with full regard to the Council’s Equal Opportunities Policy.
The postholder must carry out his/her duties with full regard to the Health & Safety Policy and associated procedures.
In the event of any civil emergency you may be expected to work outside your normal contracted hours.
Salary to be discussed