Job Vacancy Details

Graduate Planning Officer / Planning Officer
Rugby Borough Council

Salary: £21,589-£23,836 (Fixed Term for 3 years for the Graduate Planning Officer role)
£27,995-£31,485 (includes an additional market supplement of £2,700 that is currently available for the Planning Officer role)
Closing Date: 13 April 2020
Interviews: w/c 27 April 2020

Are you looking to develop your experience in a range of urban and rural planning issues?

An opportunity has arisen within the Development and Enforcement Team for either a Graduate Planning Officer or a Planning Officer.  You will be based in Rugby Town Centre in Warwickshire within a Borough of over 100,000 population which is expected to grow by 30% by 2035.   

Depending on your knowledge and experience your main responsibilities will be the processing of a range of planning applications and associated consents, including providing pre-application advice on proposed applications, assessing, preparing and presenting reports on planning applications and representing the Council in any appeals and dealing with any enforcement matters as necessary.  Explaining every step of the planning process to our customers is vital to our success, and your achievements will be based not only on your ability to do your job but also on putting customer service at the heart of everything you do.  

You will need to have a relevant degree, knowledge of the current planning legislation and possess excellent communication and advisory skills. For the Planning Officer role, a professional qualification (or be close to achieving such a qualification) or appropriate experience would also be expected.

A driving licence and access to a vehicle for business use is essential.

For further information / how to apply

For an informal discussion about these roles, please call Richard Holt, our Development and Enforcement Manager on 01788 533687. 

You can view full details of these roles via our website, where you can also apply on-line.  Please visit  If you are unable to apply on-line please contact 01788 533564, or e-mail: for further assistance.


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