Folkestone & Hythe District Council, based in Folkestone, Kent, serves a population of 108,000 and covers a district of 140 square miles. The M20 offers easy access to London and the high speed rail service offers travel times to the capital of under an hour.
The council works to six key strategic objectives:
• More Homes
• More Jobs
• Appearance Matters
• Health Matters
• Achieving Stability
• Delivering Excellence
With a modern office based a couple of minutes from the train station, we offer a flexible working environment for a Planning Enforcement Officer to work as part of a multi-disciplinary Development Management Team.
The post holder will be expected to have a good working knowledge of permitted development rights and experience of investigating breaches of planning control, including collecting the necessary evidence, interviewing under caution and serving formal planning enforcement related notices, as well appearing in court when necessary.
The post holder will have excellent verbal and written skills and ability to deal calmly and professionally with confrontational situations and resolve problems by using their experience and initiative and by working closely with colleagues within the Development Management Team and other service areas of the Council.
For an informal discussion please call David Campbell, Development Management Team Leader on 01303 853495 or email firstname.lastname@example.org
The closing date for receipt of all completed application forms is 12pm on Friday 21st December 2018.