SENIOR PLANNING OFFICER

Barrow Borough Council, Cumbria

Job id:
330006636
Published:
12-04-2019
Expires:
03-05-2019
Job type:
Full-time
Salary level:£32,878  per year
Job sector:
Senior Executive, Building and Construction, Public Sector
Job id:
330006636
Published:
12-04-2019
Job type:
Full-time
Expires:
03-05-2019
Salary level:£32,878  per year

SENIOR PLANNING OFFICER
Principal Officer Grade 4 -£32,878 per annum (Plus essential user car allowance)
(Relocation package available)

This is an exciting time for Barrow Borough Council, with the Local Plan close to adoption, its ambitious growth plans which meet the needs of existing and future residents can start to be realised, and you could be part of this working in our busy and ambitious team. The post is offered on a full time basis 37 hours per week.

We are looking for a Senior Planning Officer within the Policy Regeneration & Information Team, part of Development Services, to take on the challenge to shape and improve the Borough. We can offer a considerable variety of work including planning policy, regeneration, masterplanning and project management.

You should have a degree, or equivalent, in Planning or a closely related subject and have prior relevant experience in the field of planning. As this is a senior role experience of leading a project or a team would be an advantage.

You will have the ability to communicate clearly and effectively with members of the public, colleagues and members, and to work effectively with stakeholders. Good written and interpersonal communication skills are essential. You will be able to work effectively under pressure, observe deadlines and work successfully independently and as part of a team.

The ability to converse at ease with customers and provide information and advice in accurate spoken English is an essential requirement.

The successful candidate will be automatically enrolled in the Local Government Pension Scheme and will be required to obtain a Basic Disclosure.

For more information and an informal discussion about the position, ring Helen Houston (Development Services Manager) on (01229) 876363.

To apply for this vacancy you need to complete an application form. Please visit our website to apply online.

Any queries please contact the HR Department, Town Hall, Duke Street, Barrow-in-Furness, Cumbria LA 14 2LD on (01229) 876543 or e-mail hr@barrowbc.gov.uk.

Closing date for applications: Friday, 3rd May 2019

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