Role details

Planning Enforcement Officer

Powys   •   £30,000 - £37,000   •  Temporary

Bullet points

  • Planning Enforcement
  • Immediately available

About Our Client

Our client are a Property and Housing market leader in Powys.

Job Description

The Successful Planning Enforcement Officer in Powys will be responsible for:

  • The professional processing of all forms of planning and related applications.
  • The professional provision of pre planning application advice.
  • For the professional processing of planning appeals.
  • The professional processing of allocated planning enforcement investigations.
  • To undertake when appropriate, EIA screening and give EIA scoping opinions on behalf of the Authority.
  • To exercise delegated authority for decision on planning applications and other matters in accordance with the approved scheme of delegation.
  • To allocate and manage workload and to manage, support and advise Planning Officers, including supporting their professional development.
  • To ensure a consistent and positive approach to the Development Management function that helps support the achievement of the Council's priorities.
  • To be responsible for processing complaints in accordance with the Councils corporate complaints policy.
  • To actively contribute to the achievement of performance targets for the Service.
  • To attend Town and Community Council and other public meetings as well as various permanent and ad hoc working groups.
  • To deal with Ombudsman investigations and court cases relating to the Development Management function.
  • To attend Council and outside meetings, court proceedings and where necessary out of normal hours including evenings, weekends and bank holidays.
  • To provide planning guidance to Councilors and other stake holders as appropriate.
  • To provide advice to the Planning Policy Section on the preparation of planning policy documents.
  • Present planning and related applications at the Planning, Taxi Licensing and Rights of Way Committee.
  • To undertake all work in accordance with local and National Codes of Practice and Procedures.
  • Able to pronounce Welsh personal and place-names correctly, and can give/ respond to basic greetings on the telephone or in person.
  • To address health and safety policies and arrangements in a pro-active manner to ensure that a high standard of safe working practices are maintained.
  • To actively support and implement the principles and practice of equality of opportunity as laid down in the Council's Equal Opportunities Policy.

The Successful Applicant

The Successful Planning Enforcement Officer will have:

  • Ability to meet tight deadlines.
  • Ability to balance competing priorities.
  • Ability to plan own and other work to ensure performance targets are achieved.
  • Ability to build and maintain good working relationships internally and externally.
  • Motivation to set challenging standards of achievement and performance targets and to see a complicated task through to an appropriate conclusion.
  • Degree or equivalent in planning or a related subject.
  • Full membership of Royal Town Planning Institute or commitment to achieve full membership within 2 years of appointment.
  • A clean and valid driving licence.
  • Available to start immediately or on short notice.
  • Enhanced DBS check.

What's on Offer

This interim position is offering a competitive salary.

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