Mid Sussex District Council is based in the heart of Sussex in beautiful countryside including Areas of Outstanding Natural Beauty and you will be working within easy reach of London, Gatwick Airport and coastal Brighton. The local economy is strong and there is considerable development giving us a great opportunity to grow our business.
Planning Investigation Officer (EDEV036)
£22,911 pa - £25,295 pa + Car allowance up to £1,239 pa
We are looking for an enthusiastic individual to join our Planning Investigation team. The successful candidate will help in delivering an efficient and pro-active enforcement service
The main focus of the job is to enforce the Council’s decisions on planning matters and undertake investigations with regard to contraventions of planning regulations.
The ideal candidate will be a strong team player with a flexible approach, be self-motivated and possess excellent communication skills. You must have experience of investigative work, and firmness, tact and diplomacy are crucial requirements of the post. Knowledge of the planning system and planning law would be advantageous.
Along with this exciting opportunity we offer free staff parking, subsidized gym membership for you and your family, flexible working arrangements and a generous pension scheme.
Possession of a full driving license is a pre-requisite together with the use of your own car for use on Council business.
For an informal discussion please contact Andrew Clarke on 01444 477332
Closing date: 23/03/2020
Interview date 09/04/2020