DEPARTMENT PLANNING AND REGENERATION
JOB TITLE PLANNING ENFORCEMENT ASSISTANT
GRADE TIER 4, GRADE D
SALARY £22,777 TO £25,409
LOCATION LONG EATON, DERBYSHIRE
Planning Enforcement Assistant - Development Management
Full Time (37 hours per week) / Permanent
We are looking for a dynamic individual to join the Development Management Team where you will be responsible for investigating complaints regarding potential minor breaches of planning control and pro-actively monitoring new development to reduce the potential for harm to amenity and to ensure compliance with the legislative and planning policy framework. You will support the Planning Enforcement Officer in the execution of their duties.
We are looking for an enthusiastic person with an aptitude for problem solving. The post requires excellent organisation and negotiation skills, and you will need to demonstrate tact and diplomacy in dealing with customers and an aptitude for maintaining and reviewing detailed records. You will need to be assertive at times, have sound communication skills and the ability to explain clearly the details of planning legislation to a varied customer base. You will frequently need to work on your own initiative both in the office and on sites throughout the Borough. An ability to interpret, understand and explain plans and technical drawings is essential.
Centrally located between Nottingham and Derby with good transport links, Erewash is a diverse borough encompassing the towns of Long Eaton and Ilkeston surrounded by the rural Green Belt.
Benefits of Working for Us
The Council is committed to supporting and developing their staff. A culture exists within Planning where your continual professional development will be supported and encouraged.
As part of the excellent package of benefits the Council offers, you will also have access to:
- 28 to 32 days annual leave entitlement (dependent on service)
- Flexible and family friendly working arrangements
- Local Government Pension Scheme
- Subsidised Leisure membership through the Fit for Work scheme
- Free workplace car parking within the Borough
Want to know more?
For an informal chat about this role or working for Erewash please call Richard Snow, Development Manager on 0115 907 2244 extension 3172.
The closing date is Friday, 27th January 2023.
To apply please visit http://www.erewash.gov.uk/job-search
Alternatively an application form and job description is available from Personnel, Erewash Borough Council, Town Hall, Wharncliffe Road, Ilkeston, Derbyshire DE7 5RP, telephone: 0115 931 6049 (24 hr voicemail), e-mail: email@example.com
The Council is positive about disabled people and those who meet the essential shortlisting requirements will be guaranteed an interview.
The council also supports the Armed Forces Covenant and those who have previously worked in the armed forces and meet the essential shortlisting criteria will be guaranteed an interview. Please ensure that you make it clear on your application form that you wish to be considered under this criteria.