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Principal Development Management Officer (P01602)

  • Employer: Welwyn Hatfield Borough Council
  • Reference: PPPG/18/73940
  • Published: Mon 10/09/2018, 9:28 AM
  • Closing on: Sun 07/10/2018, 23:55 PM
  • Working Pattern: Full Time
  • Hours: 37 hours per week.
  • Salary: £37,245 – £44,126 inclusive of outer fringe allowance per annum
  • DBS Check: No
  • Location: Council Offices, Campus East, Welwyn Garden City AL8 6AE

Principal Development Management Officer
(Development Management)

(P01602)

£37,245 – £44,126 inclusive of outer fringe allowance per annum
37 per week

Job Summary

To deal with a caseload of complex planning applications (including listed buildings, conservation areas and estate management consent applications).

To manage a small team, providing support and guidance to ensure work is completed in accordance with established performance indicators.

To ensure development in the District takes place in accordance with the policies of the Council.

To prepare committee reports and to check the team’s reports and present to committee.

Deal with written representation, hearing and inquiry planning appeals arising from own cases and others within the team.

Assist the planning enforcement team, in the investigation and resolution of breaches of planning control.

Requirements

  • To have completed a first degree and post graduate qualification in Town Planning and related subject.
  • Experience of professional town planning work within the development management field.
  • Be conversant with the main principles of Town Planning together with main areas of planning policy and law.
  • To have had experience of hearings and public inquiries
  • Excellent organisation skills and ability to prioritise workload
  • The ability to converse at ease with members of the public and provide advice in accurate spoken English is essential in this post.

The Individual

  • Have the ability to multi-task and prioritise workload effectively showing flexibility and adaptability
  • Will need to be able to carry out visits and have own reliable transport
  • Be an excellent communicator both verbally and written
  • To maintain professionalism and integrity in often difficult and emotive circumstances

For further information on the role, please see the person specification.

Please read the person specification fully before applying for this vacancy. It is essential you refer to the person specification when completing your application and provide relevant examples to demonstrate how you meet the criteria. If you do not provide examples, your application will be unsuccessful.

Closing date for application is 7 October 2018.

Assessments and interviews will be held on 16 or 17 October 2018.

For an informal discussion about the role, please contact Chris Carter on 01707 357298.

 

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  • Job Description and Person Specification

How to Apply

Please apply online via the link below. Please read the job description and person specification fully before applying for this vacancy. It is essential you refer to the person specification when completing your application, particularly the additional information section. You must demonstrate how you meet the criteria set out in the person specification and give examples to support your statements. If you do not demonstrate how you meet the criteria for the role your application will be unsuccessful.
About Welwyn Hatfield Borough Council

  • Employer: Welwyn Hatfield Borough Council
  • Reference: PPPG/18/73940
  • Published: Mon 10/09/2018, 9:28 AM
  • Closing on: Sun 07/10/2018, 23:55 PM
  • Working Pattern: Full Time
  • Hours: 37 hours per week.
  • Salary: £37,245 – £44,126 inclusive of outer fringe allowance per annum
  • DBS Check: No
  • Location: Council Offices, Campus East, Welwyn Garden City AL8 6AE

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