We are seeking a Planning Officer to work within our Development Management Section. Your role will be to process and make recommendations on planning applications and give advice on associated planning matters. You will have sound knowledge of planning policy and legislation and be a confident and self-motivated professional with excellent communication skills.
You will be responsible for carrying out site inspections providing planning advice to the public and writing reports and presenting to planning committee as well as representing the Council at informal hearings, public inquiries and court proceedings when necessary. You will also be a key player in delivering a proactive planning service in the district.
Ashfield is thriving. We are proud of our district and determined to provide the best possible services and opportunities for our communities. To help achieve our ambitions we have attracted over £70m of government funding to Ashfield to deliver jobs, new homes, improved transport infrastructure, reduced carbon and new cultural facilities.
Ashfield is a great place to work valuing our employees, offering benefits including a very generous holiday entitlement, up to 35 days per year, local government pension and flexible working.
If you would like more information about the post please contact Mick Morley, Development Team Manager on (01623) 457538.
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