Located on the Lancashire coast, with Preston, Blackpool and the Lake District nearby, Wyre is an area of great contrast and includes urban areas, seaside resorts, a port, traditional market towns and picturesque villages within an extensive rural area that includes part of the Forest of Bowland, an Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty. The combination of such a diverse area and high development pressures present an interesting and challenging mix of urban and rural planning and regeneration issues.
We are looking to recruit a Senior Planning Officer with demonstrable experience to join our Development Management team. With previous experience of delivering high performance standards in planning, you will be required to deliver a quality service to our customers.
The post holder would ideally have or be working towards Chartered membership of the RTPI and have extensive experience of dealing with major planning applications, a sound knowledge and understanding of current planning legislation, local government issues related to planning and a clear understanding of the relationship between corporate priorities and the delivery of the service.
The ability to communicate, motivate, lead and manage staff effectively is essential.
For further information about the position please contact Karl Glover, Development Manager, on 01253 887283
How to Apply
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