Job Vacancy Details

Spatial Planning Officer
St Albans City & District Council

Salary: from £31,370 up to £35,123 per year
Job Type: Full time Permanent (37 hours)
Closing date: 10am on the 29th August, 2017
Interviews: w/c 4th September 2017
Job Ref: PBC.031

St Albans is a unique English Cathedral City with a colourful history which can be seen in the Roman remains and variety of beautiful architecture, heritage sites and conservation areas. Set within green belt, off the M25, A1M and M1 the District includes a cathedral, historic city centre and charming villages. Our refurbished offices are in the city centre near to the station (London St Pancras 20 minutes), shops and restaurants. In short it is a great place to live and work.

In this post you will assist in the delivery of a Development Plan making service to offer a seamless spatial planning service.  This incorporates expertise from a range of professional disciplines and complies with statutory and corporate requirements and policy. The delivery of the Development Plan includes project identification and implementation.

Educated to degree or equivalent level you must have membership of appropriate professional body e.g. RTPI or equivalent experience and evidence of continuous professional development

Working knowledge of preparing spatial planning documents and taking these through the plan adoption process is essential for this post.   Knowledge and experience of partnership working, stakeholder management including public consultation and engagement techniques are also highly desirable. An Urban design or regeneration qualification; development viability, financial appraisal and project management skills are also highly desirable for this role.

We offer a competitive package which also includes up to 26 days annual leave, pension scheme, reimbursement of professional fees, training and development opportunities, flexible working options (including homeworking), leisure and travel discounts and a number of other benefits.

More information / how to apply

For an informal discussion, please contact John Hoad, Spatial Planning Team Leader on (01727 819569).

For full details visit our website at or telephone (01727) 819251 stating your details and the post reference number. This post is politically restricted and subject to a Basic Disclosure Check.

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