Planning Officer x2
Full Time - 37 hours per week
Grade G - £35,385 - £39,486
(Starting salary dependent upon skills and qualifications, progression subject to satisfactory performance)
Brentwood has a diverse mix of rural and urban environments all set within a borough dominated by high quality countryside in the green belt. It is subject to significant growth pressure but retains a strong historical context. Located adjacent to the M25, it has excellent transport links into London and the introduction of Crossrail at Shenfield and Brentwood has provided direct and speedy connections in to and across the capital, making it a desirable place to work and live.
About the Role:
An exciting opportunity has arisen for a Planning Officer. We are looking for someone who is experienced in dealing with a range of pre-application enquiries, householder applications, minor majors appeals and post application work.
About the candidate:
You will be highly motivated and possess excellent communication skills. In return, a competitive salary and opportunity to work remotely is offered. You will have a good eye for detail, with the ability to manage your workload effectively, be self-motivated, and adaptable.
You will ideally have previous experience in Development Management with the ability to lead on pre-applications and planning applications however we also welcome applicants at the start of their planning career who are eager to learn and develop their knowledge as a planning officer. You will be committed to delivering high quality developments whilst ensuring performance and excellent customer service is maintained at all times.
In return, we can offer an environment which is supportive, where innovation is sought and efficiency is key. We also offer the following benefits:
- Flexible working options (including remote working and flexitime)
- Generous holiday allowance
- Local Government Pension Scheme
- Staff benefit schemes
- Employee Assistance Programme
- Funded Education
- Access to car for site visits/essential car allowance
This post is a full-time role for 37 hours a week.
For an informal discussion please contact Caroline Corrigan on 01277 312603
Brentwood Council is committed to equal opportunities and welcomes applications from all sections of the community. People with disabilities will be offered an interview where they meet the Essential Criteria on the Person Specification.
How to Apply
Please apply online via the link provided.
Please note, we do not accept CV’s submitted without a fully completed online application form.