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PERMANENT : 37 hours per week
SALARY: £32,234 - £34,728
LOCATION: Tiverton

We are looking for an enthusiastic candidate to fill the post of Principal Planning Officer, within a small team of Planning Officers responsible for Development Management issues covering part of the Mid Devon District.

You will process a wide range of more complex planning casework within a defined area of the district, and provide advice on planning matters to users of the service and interested parties. You will also advise from a DM perspective on the preparation of policy guidance and documents as necessary. You will have knowledge of planning legislation, procedures and practice including sign off of reports, presenting to committee and have experience in Development Management.

The successful applicant will fulfill an important role within the area team providing assistance to the Area Team Leaders and Development Manager and will represent the District Council at Public Inquiries and Informal Hearings as necessary.

To find out more

For an informal discussion about the post, please contact A Williams, Area Team Leader, on 01884 234267.

For full details please read the Job Description and Person Specification - PD04 - Principal Planning Officer

The Job Description refers to the level of competencies required for this post. For an explanation of what this means, please see Core Competencies.

A satisfactory basic disclosure check and three years complete employment history will be requested in the event of you being offered the position.

How to apply

Please download and complete our Job Application Form and send to Alternatively, print and send by post to:

Human Resources
Mid Devon District Council
Phoenix House
Phoenix Lane
Tiverton, Devon
EX16 6PP

Please remember to quote the following post and vacancy numbers:

CLOSING DATE: 18 October 2021 at 1.00 pm

We're committed to Equality of Opportunity and welcome applications from all sections of the community.

If we've not contacted you within two weeks of the closing date, please assume your application has been unsuccessful on this occasion. Thank you for showing an interest in this vacancy and we wish you every success with your on-going job search.

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