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Graduate Planning Officer

  • Employer: Reigate & Banstead Borough Council
  • Reference: REQ000497
  • Published: Mon 27/01/2020, 14:15 PM
  • Closing on: Mon 17/02/2020, 23:59 PM
  • Working Pattern: Full Time
  • Hours: 36 hours per week
  • Salary: £28,677-£31,659
  • DBS Check: No
  • Location: Reigate, Surrey

About the Role
An exciting opportunity has arisen for a graduate to join our busy Development Management department within the Planning Service. The role would ideally suit someone who is keen to progress a career in town planning but who may not yet have the relevant experience to obtain membership of the Royal Town Planning Institute.

You would be part of a friendly and supportive team which operates paperless working and handles around 2,500 planning and related applications received each year. You can expect to handle a caseload of householder and minor planning applications as well as provide pre-application and general advice to customers. As your confidence and experience develops so will the diversity of you work to also include written appeals and enforcement matters.

Please note, A 2.3% pay award has been agreed from 1 April 2020


About the Person
The role would be ideally suited to a recent graduate, preferably in a spatial discipline, with the ability to interpret plans and an interest in the built and natural environment. Given the busy nature of the department the ideal candidate will be good at working to deadlines, on their own and as part of a team.

Staff Benefits
In exchange for your expertise, experience and enthusiasm, we will offer support in continuing your personal and career development, in addition to providing a wide range of employment linked benefits.

We provide you with competitive annual leave, and contribute 15% towards the LGPS pension scheme. You will also have access to a range of discounts including local and high street stores, and salary sacrifice schemes including a cycle lease scheme, and ‘Better’ leisure centre membership.

Additional Information
For an informal discussion about the role, please call Andrew Benson, Head of planning on 01737 276175.

We are proud to be an equal opportunities employer, supporting the guaranteed interview scheme for disabled and ex-armed forces candidates, who meet the essential criteria for the role.

Closing date: 17 February 2020

Values and Behaviours
Our great working environment and the values and behaviours of every individual and team in the Council, help to evolve the culture of our organisation to become more commercial, innovative and embracing of change. Successful applicants to our career opportunities will be able to demonstrate they share the values and behaviours we seek in our organisation.

 

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How to Apply

Please apply online via the link provided. Please note, we do not accept CVs submitted without a fully completed online application form.

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  • Employer: Reigate & Banstead Borough Council
  • Reference: REQ000497
  • Published: Mon 27/01/2020, 14:15 PM
  • Closing on: Mon 17/02/2020, 23:59 PM
  • Working Pattern: Full Time
  • Hours: 36 hours per week
  • Salary: £28,677-£31,659
  • DBS Check: No
  • Location: Reigate, Surrey

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