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Senior Planning Officer

Vacancy Summary
Waverley Borough Council
Salary Range £31,867 to £37,245 per annum + essential car user allowance of £1,239 per annum
Godalming - Surrey
Working Pattern:
Flexible Hours/Full Time/Part Time
37 hours per week.
DBS Check:
Closing Date:
19/02/2018 at 09:00 AM
Vacancy Description

Senior Planning Officer

37 hours - Godalming, Surrey

Salary Range £31,867 to £37,245 per annum + essential car user allowance of £1,239 per annum

Have you Full Chartered Membership of the RTPI?

Are you competent in a range of complex planning issues, including planning legislation and national policy?

We are seeking an ambitious and motivated Planner to play a key part in shaping the future of Waverley. Unprecedented development pressures mean that you will have the opportunity to work on a rewarding range of challenging and complex planning applications.

This is an exciting opportunity to join a forward thinking planning team dealing with a wide range of planning applications in a very attractive Borough.

Your role will be to:

  • Manage development proposals, maximising the benefit to the Community.
  • Defend Council planning decisions at appeal.
  • Support and mentor junior members of the team.

This is a full time post. However, all applications will be considered.

For an informal discussion about the post, please contact Steve Weaver, Development Manager, on 01483 523069 or Louise Yandell, Area Team Leader, on 01483 523286.

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

Closing date for applications: 9:00 on Monday 19 February 2018

Interview date: Monday 26 February 2018

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

How to apply
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