At Epsom & Ewell, we aspire to deliver high quality services to our residents. We might be small, but we have big plans to serve our population of 80,000 residents. We are investing in our future, increasing strategic capacity, and exploring new ways of working.
The Council has undergone a review of its structure bring together a range of related disciplines under one Place Making service, including Economic Development, Climate Change, Planning and Countryside services. We are investing in our future, increasing strategic capacity, and exploring new ways of working.
You will be working as part of a team of experienced and committed planners within the service on a range of planning applications including minors and progressing to majors.
You will be working with relevant officers within the Development Management and Planning Policy Services and other relevant officers across Council services on all aspects of development control and spatial planning work, as well as managing a diverse and challenging workload of your own. This includes the more complex and minor major planning applications as you progress within the role, related appeals, enforcement activity and interaction with local plan work.
You will be contributing to the achievement of the Council’s corporate vision, behaviours and priorities and the development of the Council’s positive high performing culture.
With planning experience, you will have achieved or be progressing toward achievement of full membership of the Royal Town Planning Institute (RTPI) and have a recognised degree (or equivalent qualification) and/or significant experience in planning.
In return, we offer excellent office accommodation five minutes’ walk from Epsom railway station, heavily subsidised parking if needed, an attractive salary. You will work with a brilliant team of strong and committed colleagues, benefit from 24 days annual leave (rising to 29 after 5 years’ service), subsidised gym membership, payment of professional fees, entitlement to join the local government pension scheme, and non-contributory life assurance.
We look forward to receiving your application. For further details please contact Justin Turvey, Planning Development and Enforcement Manager: JTurvey@epsom-ewell.gov.uk
Closing date: 30th September 2022
Interviews/ assessments: W/C 10th September 2022
At Epsom & Ewell Borough Council, we are passionate about maintaining an inclusive workplace for all that reflects the communities we serve. We welcome applications from all sections of our community particularly from underrepresented backgrounds, including BAME, LGBTQ+ and those with hidden or visible disabilities. We are committed to ensuring all our staff – regardless of gender, age, religion, sexuality, ethnicity, or disability – can thrive and succeed whilst working with us.
How to Apply
Please apply online via the link provided by completing our application form. Please note, we do not accept CVs for this position.