Barnsley has ambitious growth proposals but at the same time we need to protect what is special about the borough. That’s where you come in as Planning Enforcement Officer.
Creativity, ambition and a focus on people. That’s what matters at Barnsley Council. Our award-winning council is on an exciting journey of change. It’s all about putting local people at the heart of everything, listening to and doing good for our communities. We’re now more innovative, more efficient and provide better value for money. The changes are clear to see - from new businesses and jobs, to improving school results and to museums being recognised for their community engagement.
Shape a better future with us
We’re thrilled to have achieved Investors in People (IIP) Gold status for how we lead, support and develop people. Now we’d like you to be part of our success and help us take change further. Join us on our journey to a brighter future. By working together, with each other and with our communities, we can take pride in improving lives. Let’s make a better Barnsley for everyone.
Your role in our journey
We are looking for an ambitious candidate who is ready for a challenge in a rewarding job. As a Planning Enforcement Officer you will have a sound working knowledge of planning enforcement and be capable of tackling breaches and alleged breaches of planning control in order to protect the built and natural environment of the Borough.
What you’ll need
To join us, you’ll need a Degree or equivalent in a relevant subject. You’ll have significant post-qualification experience in the Planning discipline. And have experience in the application of relevant legislation, policies and guidance relative to projects and work areas identified. An excellent communicator, you also have good knowledge and understanding of the application of relevant legislation, guidance and policies.
A lot to look forward to
Here at Barnsley, we live and work by four important values: honesty, teamwork, excellent service, and taking pride in what we do. As part of our team, you can be sure we’ll do all we can to support you in being truly excellent. You see, we prioritise learning and enabling you to achieve your potential, particularly in this career-graded post. So we’ve created a development process that lets you grow in the way that suits you - whether that’s training to be a leader, or learning flexibly online. That’s one of the reasons why we achieved IIP Gold, and why you’ll find your career here inspiring and rewarding.
To achieve your ambitions while shaping a bright future for our communities, apply now.