Planning Policy Officer - Local Authority

Job Type:
Job Sector:
Public Sector
South East
South East England
£31,371 to £41,876 per annum
Carrington West
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Town Planner – Policy Planning Officer

Carrington West’s Town Planning Recruitment Team are assisting their local authority client based in the South East in their search for an experienced Planning Officer ( Town Planner – RTPI qualified ) to join their Policy Team on a permanent basis.

The Council
The ‘Council’ is an authority based in the heart of the town centre offering traditional seaside living that makes it a great place to live and work. This diverse and busy town has great public parks and leisure activities, competitive house pricing and excellent travel links. The Council are looking to appoint a Policy Planning Officer to deliver their direction on strategy and policy for the Council new Local Plan.

The Role
As the Policy Planning Officer, you will work on a variety of projects linked to delivering the councils new Local Plan. You will be involved with projects which will truly shape the future of the district as a place, helping to delivery towards the councils 2050 ambition. This will include assisting with evidence preparation, planning policy formulation and responding to a wide range of consultations. This may also involve working with neighbouring authorities on several exciting projects in the wider area.

To be successful for this role you will need to have a degree in town or urban planning, geography or similar and have experience of contributing to planning policy and evidence-based documents. Knowledge of planning policy preparation and the associated legislation is essential. Eligibility for membership of the RTPI is desirable.

This is a permanent position, paying up to �41,876 (including market supplement). You can enjoy a range of benefits including: flexible working, salary sacrifice scheme and excellent training and development opportunities. A full list of benefits provided by the council can be provided by Carrington West. You will also have access to a work laptop and free parking.

Equal Opportunity
The Council is an equal opportunities employer. They welcome applications, regardless of race, colour, nationality, ethnic or national origins, sex, disability, sexual orientation, gender reassignment, marital or civil partner status, pregnancy or maternity, age or religion or belief. All applications will be considered solely on merit.

Salary - �41,876 (including market supplement)

JOB REF - 19856

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Please call Ben Hitchman on 02393876027 or click apply.

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

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