Career Grade Planning / Compliance Officer, Planning Delivery and Compliance (Specialist Level 1)
About the Role
Wokingham Borough Council is an ambitious and dynamic organisation with a highly regarded approach to delivering growth. This role sits primarily within the Strategic Development Team who primarily deal with major development sites within the borough. This is a great opportunity for someone to take on a role within Wokingham Borough that will help assist in the delivery of over 13,000 homes and the necessary associated infrastructure up to 2026 and onwards into the next Local Plan period for housing growth.
You will work in a vibrant and busy Development Management Service and will have the opportunity to deal with planning applications, site monitoring, compliance and enforcement, appeals and pre application enquiries.
A successful candidate will have to be enthusiastic, motivated and demonstrate an understanding of development management legislation and policies, have excellent written and verbal communication skills, good attention to detail, be organised, demonstrate ability to work closely with other services, elected members and the public, and be able to work to strict deadlines.
You should preferably have a background in planning and development or in planning / geography related subjects. You will need to have access to your own transport. In return we can offer you a competitive salary, excellent terms and conditions and the opportunity to develop your planning skills, work on a wide range of planning and development issues, progress your career in planning and help shape the future of Wokingham Borough.
For an informal discussion or more information about the role please contact Connor Corrigan, Development Management, Planning Delivery Service Manager on 0118 974 6451.
Closing date for applications: 28th September 2018. Interviews are expected to take place on week commencing 8th October.