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Job Vacancy:Senior Planning Officer

Job Information


£35,850 - £39,834 p.a plus car allowance

Contract Type:

Permanent, Full Time


37 per week


Council Offices, Hailsham


As the Senior Planning Officer in one of our two Development Management teams, you will supervise and prepare reports on complex or major planning and other applications, agreements, enforcement matters and consultations. Reporting to the Team Leader, you will play a major role in contributing to the efficient and effective operation of the development management function.

This position offers a challenge to an experienced planning officer wishing to move into a more supervisory role with a varied workload. You will have a degree or Diploma in Town Planning, or related equivalent, and either have MRTPI or be working towards full membership, together with substantial Local Authority experience in Development Management work.

We offer an excellent package including competitive salary, relocation allowance where applicable, career average salary pension scheme, some homeworking, an employee benefit scheme offering a range of discounts and salary sacrifice schemes, flexitime and discounted leisure centre membership.

Wealden District Council is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and vulnerable adults, and expects all employees and volunteers to share this commitment.

Job Description and Personal Specification.doc

Closing Date:

24 October 2018

Interview Date:

Friday 9th November 2018

Post Number:


Contact the Human Resources Team

Contact Form: Contact the Human Resources Team

Email: human.resources@wealden.gov.uk

Telephone: 01892 602424

Wealden District Council
Human Resources
Council Offices
Vicarage Lane
BN27 2AX