Planning Assistant - Planning Applications - Local Authority

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Job Sector:
Public Sector
South East
East Sussex
£12.50 to £15.75 per hour
Carrington West
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Graduate Planning Officer - Town Planning - DM

Carrington West’s Town Planning Recruitment Team are assisting their local authority client based in Sussex in their search for an Graduate Planning Officer ( Town Planner – RTPI qualified ) to join their Development Management Team on an initial 3 month period, however this may extend up to 6 months plus.

Under the direction of a senior team planner, to assist in the work of an area-based team and in particular to process and prepare recommendations in respect of householder and other minor planning applications and applications for consent to display advertisements.

1.To undertake a caseload of planning and advertisement applications, including the carrying out of consultations, site inspections, negotiations and the preparation of reports and recommendations, ensuring that they are determined within agreed timescales, in accordance with all legal requirements and the council’s planning policies.

2.To provide advice to householders about the need for planning permission for proposed building works.

3.To validate and register planning applications as required by the senior team planner.

4.To assist the senior planners and planners in dealing with plans and details submitted to the council for approval in compliance with conditions imposed on planning permissions.
5.To assist with the preparation of information and display material for the planning applications sub-committee.

6.To assist with the preparation of documents for planning inquiries and hearings, including attendance where necessary to assist other team members.

Rate is up to �19 per hour Umbrella Ltd or from �12-15 per hour PAYE.
Good Pay Rates on offer for this position – the client has guided us on �15.75+ per hour for this opportunity. (Umbrella) or �12.50+ PAYE per hour

Please call Ben Hitchman on 02393 876027 for a confidential discussion on this role, or email myself or our planning team if you are short of time to chat:

We are actively recruiting for various roles, so if this one isn’t quite right for you, the chances are that we have something that will be a good fit.


Contact Details:
Carrington West
Tel: 02393 876 027
Contact: Ben Hitchman

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