We are looking for a highly motivated, conscientious and well organised flexible administrator to support the Development Management Technical teams in registering planning applications and dealing with associated correspondence. This is a good opportunity for someone interested in starting a career in Planning to learn about the initial process when a planning application is received as the role includes a wide range of duties from data input using planning systems to dealing with correspondence and telephone enquiries from developers, applicants and agents.
Previous experience of working within a planning department or similar office environment would be ideal, although we would consider a College leaver with an interest in a career in planning.
If you are methodical, accurate, IT literate, with a good standard of education (A level or equivalent preferred), have sound administrative expertise and like the prospect of working in a busy office this could be the job for you. You must possess an efficient organised approach and the ability to handle multiple tasks and to deliver quality work to predetermined deadlines.
We offer an excellent package, including competitive salary, career average salary pension scheme, an employee benefit scheme offering a range of discounts and salary sacrifice schemes, flexitime and discounted leisure centre membership.
Wealden District Council is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and vulnerable adults, and expects all employees and volunteers to share this commitment.
We are committed to maintaining a diverse workforce and an inclusive work environment. We value the differences that people bring from all backgrounds and communities and all applications will be treated on merit.
Due to the Coronavirus pandemic, the majority of our staff are continuing to work from home at present. Therefore, if you have any queries regarding this vacancy, please contact us via email where possible at email@example.com