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Principal Planning Officer (Development Management)

Vacancy Summary
Waverley Borough Council
Starting salary £16,201 per annum (£41,341 F.T.E.) + Essential car user allowance of £469 per annum (£1,239 F.T.E.)
Godalming - Surrey
Working Pattern:
Flexible Hours/Part Time
14.5 hours per week.
DBS Check:
Closing Date:
21/10/2019 at 09:00 AM
Vacancy Description

Principal Planning Officer (Development Management)

14.5 hours per week – working pattern to be discussed at interview

Starting salary £16,201 per annum (£41,341 F.T.E.)

+ Essential car user allowance of £469 per annum (£1,239 F.T.E.).

Godalming, South West Surrey

Are you looking for a career move to a high performing local authority where you can influence development proposals in one of the most desirable locations in the country?

Are you able to demonstrate a high level of competence in dealing with a range of complex planning issues, including planning legislation and national policy?

Do you have conflict resolution and mediation skills?

This is an exciting opportunity to join a vibrant, high performing planning team. Due to unprecedented development pressure in the pipeline across the Borough, we have secured the funding to be able to advertise for a new Principal Planner for two days a week. As a member of the RTPI, you will have the opportunity to work on a rewarding range of complex planning applications in some of the most beautiful parts of the South East of England.

We offer a very supportive working environment and will invest in your ongoing professional development.

For an informal discussion about the post, please contact Beth Howland-Smith, Development Manager – Planning Services, on 01483 523069, Kathryn Pearson, Area Team Leader, on 01483 523493 or Chris French Area Team Leader on 01483 523525.

We do not accept CVs without a completed application form. Strictly no agencies please.

Closing date for applications: 9:00am on Monday 21 October 2019

Interview date: Tuesday 5 November 2019

Please note we do not accept applications after the time given on the advert.


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