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Planning Technician/Administrator

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NEDDC, District Council Offices, Mill Lane, Wingerworth, Chesterfield, Derbyshire
Salary details
£23,893 to £24,702 per annum pro rata
Job term
Part Time
Appointment type
22.2 hours per week
Closing Date
17 April 2024

Applications are invited for the above post to work within the Organisation and Place Directorate.

The Planning service is integral to the delivery of the Council’s growth agenda. The successful candidate will be an essential part of the development management team and will be expected to provide support in the determination of planning and other applications to deliver timely outcomes.

You will be expected to accept, validate, register, allocate and publicise planning applications and ensure the submitted fees are correctly calculated. You will scan and index documents to support this process and provide other support services including those related to tree preservation orders, planning appeals, section 106 (legal) agreements and team performance and be expected to deal with first line enquiries from stakeholders

To be successful you will need:

  • ICT skills and a high degree of accuracy
  • The ability to read maps and plans
  • Experience of dealing with customers and resolving queries
  • The ability to prioritise own work and meet deadlines
  • The ability to work effectively under pressure

For a full list of job details and requirements please view the Job Description and Person Specification.

Why work for us?

North East Derbyshire District Council is a great place to work and if you join our team, you will become part of a talented and dedicated workforce. If you are keen to make a difference and develop your skills and experience, we would like to hear from you.

We offer the following benefits:

  • Competitive salary
  • 30 days annual leave (rising to 35 after 5 years’ service), plus bank holidays and a Christmas close down
  • Agile and flexible working arrangements including hybrid working
  • Generous local government pension scheme
  • Free parking
  • Discounted access to Council Leisure Centres across four sites
  • Car user allowance
  • 24/7 Employee Assistance Programme and access to discounted leisure benefits
  • Support with Learning and Development

Learn more about the benefits of working for us at ne-derbyshire.gov.uk

Contact and additional information

For an informal discussion about the post, please contact Katie Spelman, Senior Planning Technician/Administrator on (01246) 217172 or email katie.spelman@ne-derbyshire.gov.uk.

Apply Today!

If you are interested in this post, please apply using the online application on our dedicated webpage on Derbyshire Jobs at: North East Derbyshire District Council Vacancies or via Derbyshire - Jobs and Careers by clicking ‘Apply for this job’ and creating an account.  You can save your progress and exit the application at any time, coming back to it at a later stage to complete and submit your application.  Please read the Guidance Notes provided before completing any application and please note that CV’s will not be accepted. Applications close midnight on 17th April 2024.

If you do not have internet access, you can request an offline application pack by contacting North East Derbyshire District Council on (01246) 231111 or emailing: Human.Resources@ne-derbyshire.gov.uk

Please note the Council only consider applications from candidates eligible to work in the UK and who possess a current work permit appropriate to the job role advertised.

We welcome applications from all sections of the community.

If you have not received any communication within 4 weeks of the closing date, please assume you have been unsuccessful on this occasion and we thank you for your interest in the job role.