Job Vacancy Details

Senior Planning Officer (Planning Policy)
Epping Forest District Council

Grade: H
Salary: £38,500 to £41,301 per annum
(Initial salary will be dependent on the candidate’s level of experience)

Working Pattern: Full Time
Location: Epping, Essex
Closing date: Tuesday 30 July 2019
Interviews: Thursday 15 August 2019


It is an exciting time for Epping Forest District Council as we take our new Local Plan through independent examination towards adoption.  The Local Plan sets out ambitious growth for the District, including the delivery of 11,400 new homes and 10,800 new jobs by 2033, including a new Garden Town.

We are seeking a positive candidate with a demonstrable track record in Planning Policy and the ambition to embrace the key challenges and opportunities in delivering the planned growth within our District.

You will play a key role in helping to secure the adoption of the Local Plan and supporting its implementation, as well as its review in due course.  You will be working on a range of policy development projects with a variety of partners, stakeholders and developers, therefore strong interpersonal skills are key. 

This role provides an exciting opportunity for a candidate with experience in either the public or private sector, who is looking to progress their career within a supportive team that is committed to planning positively to meet growth needs of this very special District.

For more information/to apply:

For an informal discussion about this role please contact Alison Blom Cooper or Vicki Willis on 01992 564066/ 01992 564593.

To find out more visit To apply, please provide your CV and supporting statement outlining how your knowledge, skills and experience match the requirements of the role to






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