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Senior Planning Officer

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Derbyshire Dales District Council, Matlock
Salary details
Grade 9 SCP 27-30 progressing to scale 10 SCP 31-33 £35,745 - £41,418 per annum
Job term
Full Time
Appointment type
37 hours per week
Closing Date
10 March 2024

The appointment is subject to a £2,000 Welcome Payment.

The payment will be made in two instalments (50% upon commencement in post and 50% after the completion of a successful 6 month probation period). A two year retention clause is applicable to the payment. The payment is not available to employees who already work for the Council. 

An opportunity has arisen to join our Development Management Team at Derbyshire Dales District Council at a senior level. The District has a wealth of stunning landscapes, picturesque villages, historic buildings, over 1325 are listed buildings; conservation areas; archaeological sites and monuments plus historic parks and gardens. All this make it one of the best places in Britain to live, work and visit. Dealing with a varied caseload of mainly complex work you will need to be an experienced and confident planner with a proven track record of delivering high quality development, whilst being able to maximise the benefits of new development for existing and future residents of the District.

The successful candidate must be well organised and self-motivated with the ability to work under pressure. You must have excellent communication and negotiation skills and the ability to contribute to a high-quality service to our customers.  We would expect the successful candidate to have had at least 3 years’ Development Management experience and to be able to demonstrate excellent Planning judgement for appointment to Grade 9. A minimum of 3 years’ experience at Senior Planning Officer level or in an equivalent role is required to undertake line management duties or to exercise delegated authority at Grade 10. 

Alongside the excellent quality of life, we can offer you the opportunity to further develop your career within an excellent and family friendly authority, with the benefits of hybrid working, flexitime, a local car user allowance policy and professional development opportunities. 

For a confidential chat about this opportunity you can contact Steve Capes, our Director of Place and Economy on 01629 761371; or email steve.capes@derbyshiredales.gov.uk 

If you encounter and problems applying online please contact humanresources@derbyshiredales.gov.uk

We do not accept CVs

Interview date: Thursday 21 or Friday 22 March 2024


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.