This role offers an exciting opportunity to join Burnley Council’s Development Control Service. You will work as part of a team of planners and support officers to deliver a highly efficient and responsive planning application and enforcement service that promotes sustainable growth.
In recent years Burnley has seen significant economic and housing growth and you will work closely with the planning officers and the planning support team to promoting and delivering our ambitious agenda. You will have a positive attitude that will bring a practical and supportive approach to development management.
You will have knowledge of the planning process and have experience of working in a busy planning service. You will have an interest in town planning, a desire to grow your knowledge and skills and a commitment to excellent customer service.
This is a Politically Restricted Post within the meaning of the Local Government and Housing Act 1989.
For an informal discussion on the content of the job description or person specification, please contact Alec Hickey, Planning Team Manager, on 01282 425011 Ext. 3287
How to Apply
We thank you for your interest in working for Burnley Council. All online applicants will receive an acknowledgment confirming receipt upon submission. If you are shortlisted you will be invited for an interview. If your application is not successful, you will receive an email confirmation. This is normally within 3 weeks of the closing date. Details of when the interviews will be held are included within the vacancy advert. You will be able to choose a convenient interview appointment time. References are normally taken up after the interviews have been held. There will be no offer of employment until satisfactory references, a medical clearance and DBS clearance (if required) have been granted.