Job Vacancy Details

Planning Conservation Officer
Wakefield Council

Salary: Career Graded G6 to 8 G6 £21,074 to £23,111 G7 £23,866 to £26,470 G8 £27,358 to £29,909 full time 37 hours per week
Job reference: 224481  
Date posted: 29/11/2018  
Closing date: 01/02/2019  
Location: Wakefield One, Burton St, Wakefield WF1 2EB
We are looking to recruit an ambitious and motivated individual who is interested in furthering their Planning/Conservation career in Local Government and who is able to help us to deliver a high quality Development Management, Conservation and Enforcement service.

The Planning/Conservation Officer position is a career graded post 6-8. (£21,074-£ 29,909)

The starting salary would be offered within a grade range commensurate with your skill base including knowledge, qualifications and experience. Working within the Council offers a full range of local government terms and conditions including flexible working, pension and potential access to further qualifications based training, funded by the Council's Apprenticeship Levy. 
For Grade 6 you will need to demonstrate knowledge of building conservation philosophy and legislation and have good communication and organisational skills. You will need to demonstrate IT skills to CLAIT standard. 

For grade 7-8 levels you will need to demonstrate a proven recent track record and have a high level of knowledge of planning policy and conservation legislation in relation to enforcement, and have excellent communication and organisational skills.  Candidates will be able to plan and coordinate a wide range of short, medium and long term projects. Good IT skills, accurate record keeping and effective communication skills are essential requirements of the posts.

The main responsibilities for each of the posts are set out in the Job Specification.  A full, clean driving license and use of a vehicle is an essential requirement for the planning posts. The post is full time (37 hours per week)

We look forward to receiving your application as we search for the right individual to join our team. 

Please note, the deadline for applications is a lengthy one but this may be changed without notice once a sufficient number of applications have been received. Candidates are encouraged to apply as early as possible.

Further information / to apply 

Contact Judy Jones Service Manager Development Management for an informal discussion/enquiries (01924 306621).

If you haven't had a response within 6 weeks of applying for this role please assume that your application has been unsuccessful on this occasion.

For further information please visit: Alternatively, you can contact the Recruitment Line on 0345 8506506 (typetalk calls welcome) .

Wakefield Council is wholly committed to ensuring children and young people are fully supported and safe.  We are dedicated to the safeguarding of all children and young people whilst promoting their welfare and expect all staff and volunteers to share this responsibility.

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