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Planning Technical Support Officer

  • Employer: Surrey County Council
  • Reference: orbis/TP/5146/24437
  • Published: Fri 24/06/2022, 8:38 AM
  • Closing on: Tue 12/07/2022, 0:59 AM
  • Working Pattern: Full Time
  • Hours: 36.0 hours per week
  • Salary: £26,080 per annum
  • DBS Check: No
  • Location: Woking

The starting salary for this role is £26,080 per annum, working 36 hours per week.

Surrey County Council’s Planning Service handles planning applications for mineral and waste development as well as development by the council required for the provision of its services, such as schools, libraries, and fire stations.  

Within this Service, the Planning Technical Support Team handles the technical administrative processes involved in the processing of planning applications for minerals and waste related developments and the county council’s own development. Development proposals in Surrey can be controversial and involve a significant amount of public interest. The team’s work has a strong procedural requirement.

In this role you will be involved in the provision of technical administrative support for the planning development management team, including the procedures associated with the processing of planning applications, and providing support for tasks related to public consultations, planning appeals, monitoring and enforcement. Training in our procedures and systems will be provided but an aptitude for ICT is essential. Relevant work experience involving information technology and general administration is required. 

You will have a flexible, mature approach, be computer literate and take a methodical approach to information gathering, recording, and reporting.

Your application form / CV and personal statement is very important as it gives you the opportunity to tell us about yourself, your skills and experience and why this is the job for you.

To be shortlisted for interview you will:

  • have a minimum of 5 GCSEs at Grade C or above including English and Mathematics
  • be methodical and have an eye for detail
  • have excellent organisational skills
  • be a quick learner and able to work flexibility as part of a team
  • be able to work under pressure and to tight deadlines
  • have strong communication skills with a high standard of spoken and written English

At Surrey, our values and behaviours are just as important as our skills and abilities. They shape who we are as an organisation. Find out more about the values we follow.

Additional Information

This job advert closes at 23:59 on 11/07/2022.

Interview dates to be confirmed. 

Contact Details

If you would to like to know more about the role, please contact Susan Waters, Principal Planner and Technical Support Team Leader on 07973 878948 or by email at susan.waters@surreycc.gov.uk or Stephen Jenkins, Planning Development Manager on 07891 071589 or by email at stephen.jenkins@surreycc.gov.uk.

We look forward to receiving your application, please click on the apply online button below to submit.

Benefits

From flexible working to job sharing (where possible) we are committed to providing a healthy work life balance. A laptop and mobile will be supplied if applicable to your role. You will benefit from 26 days annual leave, rising to 28 days after 2 years' service, a generous local government salary related pension, as well as the option to join our car lease scheme. For more information about the wide variety of benefits you can take advantage of please visit MyBenefits for Surrey County Council staff.

Our Commitment

Surrey County Council is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children, young people and vulnerable adults and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. We want to be an inclusive and diverse employer of first choice reflecting the community we serve and particularly welcome applications from all under represented groups.

 

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  • Employer: Surrey County Council
  • Reference: orbis/TP/5146/24437
  • Published: Fri 24/06/2022, 8:38 AM
  • Closing on: Tue 12/07/2022, 0:59 AM
  • Working Pattern: Full Time
  • Hours: 36.0 hours per week
  • Salary: £26,080 per annum
  • DBS Check: No
  • Location: Woking

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