Directorate: Customer Service & Delivery
Hours: Full time, 37 hours per week
Location: Agile Working / Tavistock / Totnes, Devon
Salary: £31,371 - £34,788 per annum
IMPACT: Band B
Do you embrace change and push boundaries? Are you ready to make a difference?
West Devon Borough and South Hams District Councils are shared authorities with an exciting, innovative and forward-looking delivery model. We are offering opportunities to customer focused individuals who welcome change and can drive forward and shape new ways of service delivery. In return, we can offer flexible working in an environment where innovation, challenge and efficiency are key aspects within a dedicated team working on:
- Highly scenic coastline and countryside
- Exciting developments and growth
- Thriving towns and villages
- World class heritage
We are looking for a Landscape Specialist with experience of landscape issues within Strategic Planning and Development Management. You will have a good understanding of Landscape Character Assessment, Landscape and Visual Impact Assessment, protected tree and hedgerow legislation, and nationally protected landscapes. You will be qualified with a degree in Landscape Architecture, or equivalent, and be a Chartered Member of the Landscape Institute. With experience of local authority work in a planning related post, you will form part of a group of Specialist officers supporting delivery of the Councils' corporate priorities.
West Devon Borough and South Hams District Councils promote agile working and support both homeworking and flexible working where possible.
For an informal conversation regarding this opportunity please contact Tom Jones, Head of Place Making Practice by email: email@example.com
The IMPACT Behavioural Framework has been developed to support South Hams District and West Devon Borough Councils' ambitions for their workforce. The framework aims to enhance both individual and organisational performance and will be applied in recruitment, performance management and career progression. It defines the behaviours that all colleagues across both councils are expected to consistently demonstrate at work.