This is an exciting opportunity to join the Council’s busy planning department as a Technical Support Officer. The post will be based at The Forum in Towcester.
We are seeking a self-motivated person who enjoys a variety of administration duties, to work within the team and make a vital contribution to the running of the service. Your key responsibility will be to support the processes of the Planning Services and guiding and advising customers wishing to use the service.
The Council is seeing large levels of housing delivery and employment growth. The district includes the iconic venue of Silverstone Circuit, two market towns and the edge of Northampton all of which are growing in different ways. The District also form part of the emerging Oxford to Cambridge Corridor and has a great track record of supporting high quality housing schemes, urban renewal and a sensitivity to historic character as new places are forged.
You will be committed to providing a high standard of customer service. The successful candidate must be able to communicate well and be customer focused. Flexibility and a positive attitude is also a key requirement of the role.
It would be desirable to have a minimum of one year’s administrative experience which will help you deal with an assortment of tasks within a busy office. You should also be at ease speaking to customers on the telephone and face to face.
- The Council is an equal opportunities employer and has flexible working practices.
- A generous annual leave entitlement
- Opportunity to join the Local Government Pension Scheme
- Cycle to work scheme (after one years’ service)
- Incremental pay award (awarded annually in April after one years’ service)
Closing date: Sunday 02 February 2020
Interview date: w/c Monday 10 February 2020
For more information please contact Paul Seckington, Senior Manager on 01327 322341.
To download a Recruitment pack and apply for the post, please visit our website www.southnorthants.gov.uk or contact Human Resources on 01295 221767
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