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Planning Officer

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Chesterfield Borough Council, Town Hall
Salary details
Up to £38,223 per annum depending upon qualifications and experience
Job term
Full Time
Appointment type
Fixed Term - Covering for maternity leave
37 hours per week
Closing Date
21 July 2024


Chesterfield – full time, flexible and agile working 

Chesterfield is a great place to live, work and play, with a proud heritage, significant ambitions for the future of its communities and the gateway town to the Peak District National Park. We are centrally located with excellent transport connectivity.

An opportunity has arisen for a full time, fixed term Planning Officer in Development Management. Duties range across the full span of development management tasks with the post holder undertaking case officer duties on a range of application submissions. The post carries out a significant day-to-day professional workload and demands high motivation, initiative, negotiating skills and tact.

You will be dealing with elected members, the public, applicants, and objectors to proposals put forward by others in a professional and meaningful manner. A wide and up to date knowledge of legislation is required as well as a judgement skills and a thorough understanding of the economic and social background to the developing environment and a willingness to provide a quality service to customers.

Applications are welcome from recently qualified planners who want to gain some valuable experience or from experienced planners. The salary will be based on your qualifications, experience and skill set.

The council is an excellent employer with rewarding conditions of service which include generous leave entitlement and sick pay, flexible and agile working, progressive HR policies, access to the local government pension scheme, discounted leisure membership and car parking.

For an informal discussion on any aspect of the post please contact Paul Staniforth, Development Management & Conservation Manager on 01246 959669, or for further information on this post please view the job description and person specification attached. 

How to apply

Interested candidates should initially apply with a CV and a covering letter stating the job title, and clearly demonstrating suitability and experience for the role to HRJobs@chesterfield.gov.uk, no later than the closing date below.

You can use our template if you do not have your own CV, by downloading it here. 

Provisional Interview Date: 09 August 2024 

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Please be aware that Derbyshire County Council is placing this advert on behalf of this organisation and you should refer directly to its website for details of the terms and conditions attached to this post. Any queries regarding this advert or the recruitment process should be made directly to the organisation.