Are you competent in a range of complex planning issues, including planning legislation and national policy?
We are advertising a number of jobs to support the onward delivery of housing, which is a corporate priority. The Council is committed to investing in the Planning Service.
We are seeking an ambitious and motivated Planner to play a key part in shaping the future of Waverley. Unprecedented development pressures mean that you will have the opportunity to work on a rewarding range of challenging and complex planning applications. You will be a chartered Member of the RTPI or will be working towards achieving chartered Membership.
This is an exciting opportunity to join a forward-thinking planning team dealing with a wide range of planning applications in a very attractive Borough.
Your role will be to:
- Manage development proposals, maximising the benefit to the Community.
- Defend Council planning decisions at appeal.
- Support and mentor junior members of the team.
These are full-time posts. However, all applications will be considered.
For an informal discussion about the post, please contact Chris French, Development Lead – Strategic Sites, on 01483 523525, Marie Clarke / Kathryn Pearson, Development Leads – Minor & Major Applications, on 01483 523566 / 01483 523493 or Beth Howland Smith, Development Lead – Applications and Enforcement, on 01483 523114.
Closing date for applications: Monday 25th October 2021
Interview date: To be confirmed during w/c 1st November 2021
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