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Planning Officer

Planning Officer

  • Location

    Sittingbourne

  • Sector:

    Building & Infrastructure

  • Job type:

    Contract

  • Salary:

    £28 - £35 per hour

  • Contact:

    Ollie Melton

  • Contact email:

    Olliem@scantec.co.uk

  • Contact phone:

    +44 (0)151 666 8977

  • Job ref:

    SP/CS/S/083047

  • Published:

    about 2 months ago

  • Duration:

    3-6 MOnths

  • Expiry date:

    2019-08-20

  • Start date:

    2019-09-02

Planning Officer - Kent - £28-35 per hour

A fantastic opportunity has arisen in Kent for a Planning Officer to join one of the most active Development Management services in the County.

It is a growing local authority who have a large number of major development projects at present and in the future. They will also offer you the chance to work remotely for 1 or 2 days per week and offer a good flexible working system.

The Planning Officer post will be an exciting opportunity for you to pick up a mixed caseload of applications consisting of complex' minors with a view to progressing onto larger applications in the future. The Borough encourages progression in your career by managing your caseload to suit your experience.

• The processing of planning and related applications, including giving advice on their submission. This will be a mixed caseload of minors and complex minors.
• Use knowledge of planning legislation to provide pre-application advice and clear guidance to applicants and agents with the submission of planning applications.
• Conducting site visits as required.
• Provide any information relating to land and property to professionals such as solicitors, conveyancers and planning agents and members of the public.
• Provide statistical and performance information, letters and reports in connection with the planning application process.

As Planning Officer, you will:

• Have experience in a development management planning role within a UK Local Authority.
• Be available for an initial 3-6 months with potential for extension beyond this period.
• Hold a valid driving licence with access to a car.

The client is offering a pay rate between £28-35 per hour however may be open to further negotiation based on experience and a strong interview.

To speak about this position or similar opportunities in this field, please contact Ollie Melton on 0151 666 8977 or email your CV today.


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