Planning Enforcement Officer
Town Planning, Enforcement, 3 Month Rolling-Contract, Full-time
Your new company
You will be working for a diverse, South-London Borough, who handle a range of exciting projects- including infrastructure and regeneration schemes. With a developing culture and leisure offer, quick links into London, high quality homes, extensive town centre regeneration programmes and award-winning parks and open spaces, employees are rewarded with a fantastic working environment. This council aims to be at the forefront of innovation in local government - with a brilliant reputation of investment in the development of its staff.
Your new role
The council is offering an exciting and fast-paced opportunity, for an Enforcement Officer to join their Planning team. The role encompasses a variety of day-to-day activities, including responsibility for a caseload of high-profile planning enforcement investigations (to the required standard within statutory timeframes), responsibility for ensuring planning fees and other sources of income are correctly calculated and processed for your caseload, and evaluation and sound recommendation on a varied complexity of planning enforcement cases.
Successful candidates will also have the opportunity to defend the Council's decisions at appeals to the Planning Inspectorate, and engage in routine contact with applicants, agents and members of the public.
What you'll need to succeed
In order to be considered for the role, who you will need experience of providing a support function to a Planning Service - and possess sufficient knowledge and/or experience of work within Development Management/Planning Enforcement.
Successful candidates will also need a first degree or equivalent that would allow entry onto an appropriate RTPI accredited postgraduate degree, and be eligible for Membership of RTPI or RICS (Planning and Development).
What you'll get in return
In-return, you will have the ability to work in a continuously active and engaging council, offering a supportive working environment. You will be provided with a competitive hourly rate - and have a brilliant opportunity to progress you career within the company.
What you need to do now
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