As the Assistant Team leader in one of our two Development Management teams, you will supervise and prepare reports on complex or major planning and other applications, agreements, enforcement matters and consultations. Reporting to the Team Leader, this is a busy role in a key outward facing service of the Council. You will assist in the day to day supervision of the team and contribute to the efficient and effective operation of the development management function.
This position offers a challenge to an experienced planning officer with some experience of supervising staff and experience of Local Inquiries and Appeal Hearing procedures looking to take on more responsibility for mentoring and supporting the team.
You will have a degree or Diploma in Town Planning, or related equivalent, and either have MRTPI or be working towards full membership, together with substantial Local Authority experience in Development Management work.
We offer an excellent package including competitive salary, relocation allowance where applicable, career average salary pension scheme, some homeworking, 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.
For an informal chat, please contact Stacey Robins Head of Planning and Environmental Services (Stacey.Robins@Wealden.gov.uk)
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.
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