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Enforcement Officer

  • Employer: South Oxfordshire District Council / Vale of White Horse District Council
  • Reference: 89696
  • Published: Wed 16/10/2019, 14:16 PM
  • Closing on: Tue 29/10/2019, 14:16 PM
  • Working Pattern: Full Time
  • Hours: To be confirmed
  • Salary: Starting from £24,705
  • DBS Check: No
  • Location: Oxfordshire

Enforcement Officer

You will join us as an Enforcement Officer dealing with a wide variety of investigations and associated appeals and retrospective applications in the areas markets towns, villages and most attractive countryside which are the subject of significant development pressure and growth.

Enforcement Officer Responsibilities:

-Investigate, negotiate and resolve a wide range of enforcement matters including material changes of use and listed building control
-Provide professional advice on all enforcement related matters face to face, on the telephone and in writing on behalf of the council
-Prepare and present evidence in respect of appeals against planning enforcement decisions, particularly in respect of written representations appeals as and when required
-Process planning applications and lawful development certificate applications that arise from enforcement investigations and as allocated within the department
-Provide professional pre or post planning application advice face to face or in writing as and when necessary

Enforcement Officer Requirements:

-Relevant planning degree or equivalent qualification or level of experience
-Demonstrable experience working within a planning office with a minimum of a year in an enforcement role
-A strong knowledge of planning legislation coupled with the ability to interpret policies and planning law
-Hold a full and current driving licence and have the use of a car for work purposes

About South Oxfordshire and Vale:

South Oxfordshire and Vale of the White Horse District Councils are forward thinking local authorities, based in one of the most attractive areas of the country. This joint authority team are looking for a professional, competent and enthusiastic person who is able to communicate well at all levels.

Location: Milton Park. Abingdon, Oxfordshire

Hours: 37 hours per week, Full Time, Permanent

Salary: Starting from £24,705 on Grade 4 with progression to grade 5 (maximum £34155)

Benefits: A basic 24 days annual leave per annum, rising to 29 days after five years, plus bank holidays and time off between Christmas and New Year. Flexible working and annualised hours; pension scheme; childcare voucher scheme; gym membership, free swims, workplace exercise classes, contributory medical schemes, wellbeing appointments, free eye tests for DSE users and more; free parking.

You may have experience of the following: Planning Enforcement Officer, Local Authority, Planning Permission Specialist, Development Management, Planning Officer, Local Authority Town Planning, etc.

Ref: 89696

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