About this job

Permanent: 18.5 hours per week
Salary: £27,357 - £29,903 (pro rata)

We currently have a vacancy for an Enforcement Officer within the Development Management Unit. The post is available on a part time permanent basis of working 18.5 hours per week.

This is an excellent opportunity for an enthusiastic and capable individual to undertake a career in planning enforcement. As part of the Development Management team, you will play an important role in investigating and resolving cases of alleged breaches of planning control. This will involve making site visits, undertaking site surveillance and conducting interviews where necessary. You will prepare reports, documents and evidence in connection with cases for Planning Committee, appeals and legal proceedings and give evidence.

Your focus will be on results; you will need a good understanding of the planning system and preferably experience of planning enforcement. Good communication and negotiation skills together with computer literacy will also be required.

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

To find out more

For an informal discussion about the post, please contact Simon Trafford on 01884 234369.

For full details please read the Job Description and Person Specification - PD07 - Enforcement 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.

How to apply

Please download and complete our Job Application Form and send to opportunities@middevon.gov.uk. 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 24 July 2018 at 1.00 pm

We are 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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