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Planning Officer

£20.00 - £26.00 hourly
  • Ackerman Pierce
  • Berkshire, Berkshire
  • 08/01/2019
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Job Description

My client, a local authority based in Berkshire are looking for a Planning Officer to join their Development Management team. You will be joining an expanding team with a variety of different projects in the borough, and you will be given the chance to work with some exciting new developments.

You will be joining as a Planning Officer in a growing team who are looking to expand their staffing levels by adding new members of staff to handle householder and minor applications.

Duties for the Planning Officer role will be:

  • Use knowledge of planning legislation to provide pre-application advice and clear guidance to applicants and agents with the submission of planning applications
  • The processing of planning and related applications, including giving advice on their submission
  • Conduct site visits
  • Provide any information relating to land and property to professionals such as solicitors, conveyancers and planning agents and members of the public.
  • Provide statistical and performance information, letters and reports in connection with the planning application process
  • Maintain electronic application files by scanning and indexing plans and correspondence
  • Representing the council at committee when required

To be succesful for the Planning Officer jobs, you will have previous experience handling planning applications and be able to demonstrate a competent working knowledge at interview. You must be a car driver for this role due to the nature of the borough, with access to your own vehicle.

The client will be looking to pay between £20-26 per hour for the successful Planning Officer applicants and would be looking for candidates to start as soon as possible. Ackerman Pierce will guarantee you weekly payment, as well as a personal consultant that you will be able to meet and work with. Please contact Ollie Melton if you have any questions regarding Town Planning jobs nationwide!