Job Vacancy:Technical Support Officer
£16,980 to £19,899 p.a (bar to progression)
Full Time, Temporary (6 months)
37 per week
Council Offices, Hailsham
Working closely with the Planning Environment & Enforcement team you will provide technical and administrative advice on a wide range of Planning issues including Enforcement, Conservation, Arboriculture and Biodiversity, Engineer/Countryside and Street Scene management. In addition to general administrative tasks, you will be the first point of contact for all inquiries so will need to enjoy dealing with queries which sometimes will be challenging and working with the professional Officers within the team. This is a good opportunity for someone interested in the local environment to learn about planning policy and procedures and to contribute to a busy, enthusiastic team.
Previous experience of working within a planning department or similar office environment would be ideal, although we would consider a College leaver with an interest in a career in planning. Good keyboard and IT skills are required, together with a good standard of education (A level or equivalent preferred), and excellent communication and customer service skills.
This is a temporary post for six months pending a review of workloads.
We offer an excellent package, including competitive salary, career average salary pension scheme, 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
23 March 2017