Tunbridge Wells Borough Council’s Development Management Team has a permanent vacancy for a full time Planning Technical Officer. We are looking to recruit a highly motivated individual with a demonstrable interest in the planning process.
What’s the job?
Development Management are responsible for the determination of all planning applications within the Borough with the objective of securing continued housing and economic growth, regeneration and infrastructure improvements that respect and enhance the natural and built environment much of which is designated Green Belt and or Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty. The Technical Team plays a vital role in managing the administrative and technical elements of the planning application process and you will be involved at each stage.
Is this you?
You will be self-motivated and a team player, with excellent IT skills. You will have well developed time/workload management and prioritising skills. Good written and verbal communication and influencing skills are needed. You will need excellent customer service skills and have a polite, tactful, diplomatic and confident manner. Being able to communicate calmly and clearly under pressure is a must.
To find out more
For further information regarding this post, please see the attached Job Description and Person Specification. For an informal discussion regarding this role please contact Robert Taylor on 01892 526121.
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Closing Date: 26 September 2021
Interview Date: 6 & 7 Octover 2021
How to Apply
We only accept online applications. If you require access to a computer and/or the internet, you can use our facilities free of charge at the Tunbridge Wells Borough Council Gateway. Please call ahead to book an appointment Tel. 01892 526121.
Please follow the link below to submit your application.
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