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Principal Planner

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Chesterfield Borough Council
Salary details
£45,495 - £48,587 per annum
Job term
Full Time
Appointment type
37 hours per week
Closing Date
18 December 2022
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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.

You will be providing professional advice to elected members, the public, applicants, and their agents on complex and major planning applications. Duties also include managing the enforcement of planning control and acting as deputy to the Development Management and Conservation Manager in the management of the section and the development management service.

Up-to-date knowledge of relevant law, policies, working practices and procedures is required as well as strong negotiation, decision making and judgement skills.  A thorough understanding of the economic and social background to the developing environment and a willingness to provide a high-quality service to customers are essential alongside experience of managing staff.

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

Please do not apply using The Derbyshire County Council Website

How to apply

Please email your CV and a covering letter stating the job title to hrjobs@chesterfield.gov.uk before the closing date stated below

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

Closing date: 18 December 2022

Provisional interview date: TBC 

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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.