Job Vacancy Details

Planning Officer
Wakefield Council

Job reference: 224817
Salary: G6 - G8 £21,074.00 to £29,909.00 per annum + benefits
Contract: Permanent
Hours: Full time 37.0 hours per week
Closing Date: 22 March 2019

We are looking to recruit an ambitious individual who is interested in furthering their Planning career in Local Government and able to help us to deliver a high quality Development Management service.

Candidates will need to demonstrate that they have the ability and/or experience to progress through the grades, can demonstrate a sound understanding and application of planning policy and legislation, and can demonstrate excellent communication and organisational skills.

The successful candidate will be able to case manage and coordinate a range of short to medium term planning submissions and projects to meet deadlines. The main responsibilities for the post are set out in the Job Specification. Good IT skills, accurate record keeping, being outcome focused having effective communication skills and having a full, clean driving licence, are essential requirements of the post.

We will consider applications for part-time, job share, provided that decision targets and customer expectations can be managed and maintained. 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. 

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 more information/to apply:

For specific queries about the post, please contact Ian Pollard on 01924 306396.

For further details and to apply, please see the authority's website or alternatively you can contact 0345 8506506 (typetalk calls welcome) for a paper application form. 

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




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