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Career Graded Planning Officer
Nuneaton & Bedworth Borough Council

Job title: Career Graded Planning Officer
Salary: £18,870 to £30,756
Contract: Full time permanent
Hours: 37 per week
Closing Date: 27th January 2019
Proposed Interview Date: 11th February 2019

Nuneaton and Bedworth Borough Council is a small Council with big values. We are committed to ensuring our services are delivered to the highest possible standard and we put the customer at the forefront of everything we do.  By working for us you will become part of the team and will play your part in serving our community.

We are currently recruiting for a Planning Officer to our Development Control Team. This is a great opportunity to join a friendly and supportive  team and to gain some wide ranging experience in a small Local Authority. You will undertake the day to day Development Control duties including managing a varied  caseload of all types of planning applications  (dependant upon experience), pre-application enquiries and appeals. The  job description and person specification outline the type of person we are  looking for. We welcome applicants at all levels.

For Level 1, 5 GCSE passes, including higher grades (C or above) in English and Mathematics and 2 A levels or equivalent qualifications or at least 2 years experience in a planning environment are required. For Levels 2 and 3, qualifications which meet the educational requirements to become a Member of the Royal Town Planning Institute i.e. degree or equivalent are required.

We are looking for a positive and flexible person who has experience in a Local Government or other public organisation and an interest in and understanding of Planning Legislation and Development Control activities, someone who has the ability to analyse and resolve complex information and has excellent written and verbal communication skills with the motivation and time management skills to meet tight deadlines and can work equally in a team and on their own initiative.

As an employer, Nuneaton and Bedworth Borough Council offers a wide range of benefits, including flexible working, Local Government Pension Scheme, generous holiday allowance and childcare vouchers. This post is covered by the Fluency Duty, as outlined in the Code of Practice on the English language requirements for public sector workers.

Please note that all applications must be received on an online application form. We do not accept CV's and do not keep CV's on file unless part of an application.

Any communication with you will be via email, so please check your email, including spam/junk folders, and WMJobs account on a regular basis after submitting your application.

For further information / to apply

For an informal discussion, please contact Katherine Moreton on 024 7637 6130 or or Claire Hill on 024 7637 6370 or

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