Job Vacancy Details

Principal Planning Officer (Development Management)
Waverley Borough Council


Salary range: £41,341 to £45,602 per annum
+ Essential car user allowance of £1,219 per annum
Location: Godalming, Surrey
Contract: Up to two years 
Closing date for applications: 9:00am on Monday 29 July 2019.
Interview date:  Wednesday 7 August 2019.


You will have access to a range of benefits including:

•     Generous annual and flexi leave allowance with Christmas office closure.

•     The opportunity to buy up to 10 additional days’ annual leave.

•     Enrolment to our discount scheme for local leisure centres.

•     Generous pension scheme

Are you looking for a career move to a high performing local authority where you can influence development proposals in one of the most desirable locations in the country?

Are you able to demonstrate a high level of competence in dealing with a range of complex planning issues, including planning legislation and national policy?

Do you have conflict resolution and mediation skills?

This is an exciting opportunity to join a vibrant, high performing planning team. Due to unprecedented development pressure in the pipeline across the Borough, we have secured the funding to be able to advertise for a new Principal Planner. As a member of the RTPI, you will have the opportunity to work on a rewarding range of complex planning applications in some of the most beautiful parts of the South East of England.

We offer a very supportive working environment and will invest in your ongoing professional development.


For more information / to apply

For an informal discussion about the post, please contact Beth Howland-Smith, Development Manager – Planning Services, on 01483 523114 or Kathryn Pearson, Area Team Leader, on 01483 523114.

To apply visit the authority's website.

This is a full time role.  However, all applications will be considered.

We do not accept CVs without a completed application form. Strictly no agencies please.

Please note we do not accept applications after the time given on the advert.


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