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Vacancy Details

Principal Planning Officer

Employer:
Sevenoaks District Council
Salary:
£37,704 - £40,558
Location:
Council Offices, Argyle Road
Contract:
Permanent
Working Pattern:
Full Time
Hours:
37 hours per week.
DBS Check:
No
Closing Date:
30/04/2018 at 00:55 AM
Reference:
SDC/18/58270
Sevenoaks District Council

Are you an experienced planning officer ready to take the next step in your career?  If so, we are looking to appoint an officer to join our busy and successful Council.

Whilst only half an hour from central London by train Sevenoaks District has diverse urban/rural issues, there are areas of affluence as well as pockets of deprivation with the District. Development pressures are the highest they have ever been and a key challenge for planners is to balance the District’s housing and economic needs with the protection of the Green Belt.

We are seeking to recruit a full time Principal Planning Officer who is already an RTPI Member.  You will have excellent communication, organisational and IT skills and a commitment to providing exceptional customer service.  In addition, your desire to manage your workload and work closely with our customers using tact and diplomacy, will enable you to provide a second to

We are seeking to recruit a full time Principal Planning Officer who is already an RTPI Member. You will have excellent communication, organisational and IT skills and a commitment to providing exceptional customer service. In addition, your desire to manage your workload and work closely with our customers using tact and diplomacy, will enable you to provide a second to none service.

 Starting salary will be dependent upon skills and experience. 

For an informal discussion about this post please contact Alison Salter, Team Manager on 01732 227337 or Carol Humphrey, Development Manager on 01732 227361 

Sevenoaks is an ambitious, dynamic and innovative local authority, proud of being one of the highest performing councils in the country and the first Local Authority to be awarded the prestigious Investors in People Platinum accreditation. Key to our success is our commitment to team working and ongoing development of our high performing, highly engaged workforce, who all share in the delivery of the organisation’s values and corporate objectives

Equal Opportunities

Sevenoaks – Working for Equality. We welcome applications from all sections of the community.

Sevenoaks District Council is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children, young people and vulnerable adults and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment.

How to apply

Please apply online (see below). If this is not possible, please contact a member of the HR team by either emailing recruitment@sevenoaks.gov.uk or contacting us on 01732 227383 to discuss how we can assist you in applying.

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