St Helens is at the heart of the North West located midway between Liverpool and Manchester, playing a key role in the Liverpool City Region Combined Authority. We are ideally situated to benefit from the Northern Powerhouse agenda.
We are seeking a Senior Planning Officer to join one of two area teams in the Council's Development Control section. Quality and performance are at the heart of the service and are key priorities for the team as a whole. The successful candidate will therefore have a positive attitude and 'can do' approach to work within this context.
Applicants should be able to demonstrate sound judgement, have a flexible approach to problem solving and be capable of dealing with a wide variety of situations working within a friendly, supported environment. They must have a relevant qualification, excellent communication and negotiation skills, as well as being enthusiastic and committed.
Council employees are required to abide by the ethical standards embodied by the 7 NOLAN principles of conduct in public life. These include selflessness, integrity, objectivity, accountability, openness, honesty and leadership.
For an informal discussion please contact Alan Kilroe, Team Leader Development Control on 01744 676177.