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Vacancy Details

Temporary Planning Officer

Sevenoaks District Council
up to £29,070
Council Offices, Argyle Road
Working Pattern:
Full Time
37 hours per week.
DBS Check:
Closing Date:
23/10/2017 at 23:55 PM
Sevenoaks District Council

We are looking for an enthusiastic planner to join our Development Management team for 12 months to cover maternity leave. We expect you have or are working towards an RTPI recognised qualification with some experience of working on planning applications in Development Management.

We will expect you to manage your own caseload of applications and pre application enquiries. Initially dealing with more routine applications but in time  potentially more complex cases as you develop your skills.

Sevenoaks District can offer a considerable variety of work to ensure our planner’s days are always different, but more importantly rewarding.  Our District is unique and special. Our Councillors and residents have high expectations - and so do we.

This role will be challenging. But in return, you’ll have an opportunity work for an innovative, top performing council.

We are proud to be first ever local authority to have been awarded the Investors in People Platinum accreditation and to be the first financially self-sufficient council.

To find out more please visit www.sevenoaks.gov.uk/jobs or call Aaron Hill on 01732 227399 or Alison Salter on 01732 227337.

Interview Date - 3rd November 2017

Equal Opportunities

Sevenoaks – Working for Equality. We welcome applications from all sections of the community.

Sevenoaks District Council is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children, young people and vulnerable adults and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment.

How to apply

Please apply online (see below). If this is not possible, please contact a member of the HR team by either emailing recruitment@sevenoaks.gov.uk or contacting us on 01732 227383 to discuss how we can assist you in applying.

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