Job Vacancy Details

Principal Planning Officer - Team Leader
Rother District Council

Salary: Up to £43,125 per annum + £2,907 Car Allowance per annum. Starting salary dependent on qualifications and experience
Hours: Full time - 37 hours per week 
Contract type: Permanent
Closing date: midday on Wednesday 1st May 2019
Interview date: TBC

Rother District Council is an ambitious Council at the heart of 1066 Country in East Sussex. Based in Bexhill-on-Sea, the district also covers the historic towns of Battle and Rye as well as a large attractive rural area, predominantly falling within the High Weald AONB.

We are looking to appoint a suitable candidate to the role of Principal Planning Officer - Team Leader. The successful applicant will bring their experience to a critical role dealing with major and other significant applications in both rural and urban situations at a time of growth in the District. The post-holder will also have responsibility for managing and guiding planning officers at various levels in the Development Management team.

For further information / how to apply

If you would like an informal discussion regarding this vacancy, please contact Samuel Batchelor, Development Manager on: (01424) 787615 or via email:

The job description and application form are available to download from our website.

Any queries and applications returned electronically should be emailed to:

Relocation packages are available to assist the right candidate. We welcome applications from all backgrounds and community sectors.

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