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Development Management Assistant

City of York Council
York, North Yorkshire
£16 per hour
Closing date
30 Jun 2022

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We are WorkwithYork and we are working with our client to find a Development Management Assistant. You will join a friendly team assessing a caseload of planning applications and pre-application enquiries primarily for householder and minor developments.

This is a full time temporary assignment, Monday – Friday for 3 months.  The role is partly working from home and York city centre.  The pay rate is £16 per hour.

This role involves:

  • Processing householder planning applications, consulting, assessing, advising, negotiating and making recommendations.
  • You will take into account representations from the internal and external consultees, members of the public and all relevant information, then seek amendments or make a recommendation to approve or to refuse that application.
  • You’ll process formal permission requests and assist Enforcement Officers with investigations of alleged policy breaches.
  • You will work as part of a team responding to service requests, advising on general enquiries related to planning procedures and policies and helping interpret plans.

You will:

  • Have Local Government planning and knowledge of Development Management system
  • Knowledge of relevant legislation, policy and guidelines
  • Proven ability to read, scale and interpret plans
  • Ability to communicate technical issues in a clear and concise manner
  • Good communication, IT and advisory skills

We are looking for someone to start asap, so please apply today!

To apply for this vacancy, you must be able to work in the United Kingdom.

For more information, please contact Andrew on 01904 566066 and to apply please visit the WorkwithYork website.

Regrettably we are unable to respond to every application we receive.

To apply please click the Apply Now link below.


The City of York has a rich history stretching back nearly 2000 years; George VI once said that: 'The history of York is the history of England'. York has a wealth of heritage and history. York attracts over four million visitors a year and popular destinations include York Minster, which is the largest Gothic cathedral in Europe, the Castle Museum, the National Railway Museum and the Jorvik Viking Centre. Tourism is an important industry in York and the city also has a thriving bioscience, technology and research sector, centred on the City's Science Park. Other major employers include Nestle, City of York Council and York Hospitals NHS Trust. York has excellent transport links, being on the East Coast Mainline and close to the A1M. From York seaside resorts such as Scarborough, Whitby and Filey or the North York Moors National Park are a short journey by road or rail.

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City of York Council
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North Yorkshire
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