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Principal Planning Officer (Majors Team)

  • Employer: Guildford Borough Council
  • Reference: D8/19/85223
  • Published: Wed 09/01/2019, 11:00 AM
  • Closing on: Fri 25/01/2019, 17:02 PM
  • Working Pattern: Full Time
  • Hours: 37 hours per week.
  • Salary: £40,347 to £46,623 per annum
  • DBS Check: No
  • Location: Millmead House Offices, Millmead, Guildford GU2 4BB

We are seeking to recruit a Principal Planning Officer (Maternity Cover - 13 month contract)  for our Major Planning Applications team.  Guildford is challenged with delivering new homes and growth within a historic town surrounding by picturesque countryside and we have an ambitious vision for the future, including:

 

  • delivering significant numbers of new housing
  • improving infrastructure and services for existing and future residents
  • supporting the expansion of our world-class businesses
  • growing our vibrant economy with new retail and leisure developments
  • delivering environmentally sustainable development

 

We are expecting to adopt our new Local Plan in early 2019 and this is likely to result in a busy period for the team with a number of very large planning application expected.

 

The successful applicant would be expected to manage a small caseload of large and complex application with a clear focus on the delivery of development.  You will need to demonstrate keen understanding of planning policy and legislation  urban design, an ability to evaluate complex major planning schemes; and ability to liaise with senior officers, councillors, interested groups and other stakeholders.  Excellent communication skills and a positive ‘can-do’ attitude are also essential.  In return, we can offer a competitive salary, essential car user allowance and generous leave and flexible-working arrangements.

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How to Apply

Our preferred method is online application however if you do require a hard copy application pack please contact Human Resources, Guildford Borough Council, Millmead, Guildford GU2 4BB. Telephone (01483) 444111 (24-hr). Alternatively e-mail sally.nielsen@guildford.gov.uk quoting the relevant post number. Please note that we do not accept CVs, please ensure that you complete the application form fully. We are an equal opportunity employer and value diversity. All employment decisions are made on the basis of qualifications, merit and business need. Our organisation is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children, young people and vulnerable adults, and expects all staff and post-holders to share this commitment. To fulfil this commitment we have robust systems in place for the safe recruitment of staff and volunteers. Follow us on Twitter @GuildfordBC

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  • Employer: Guildford Borough Council
  • Reference: D8/19/85223
  • Published: Wed 09/01/2019, 11:00 AM
  • Closing on: Fri 25/01/2019, 17:02 PM
  • Working Pattern: Full Time
  • Hours: 37 hours per week.
  • Salary: £40,347 to £46,623 per annum
  • DBS Check: No
  • Location: Millmead House Offices, Millmead, Guildford GU2 4BB

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