Wealden District Council

Job Vacancy:Technical Support Officer

Job Information


£17,151 - £20,097 p.a

Contract Type:

Permanent, Full Time


37 per week


Council Offices, Hailsham


Working closely with the Planning Environment & Enforcement team you will provide technical and administrative advice on a wide range of Planning issues including Enforcement, Conservation, Arboriculture and Biodiversity, Engineer/Countryside and Street Scene management.  In addition to general administrative tasks, you will be the first point of contact for all inquiries so will need to enjoy dealing with queries which sometimes will be challenging and working with the professional Officers within the team. This is a good opportunity for someone interested in the local environment to learn about planning policy and procedures and to contribute to a busy, enthusiastic team.

Previous experience of working within a planning department or similar office environment would be ideal, although we would consider a College leaver with an interest in a career in planning. Good keyboard and IT skills are required, together with a good standard of education (A level or equivalent preferred), and excellent communication and customer service skills.

We offer an excellent package, including competitive salary, career average salary pension scheme, an employee benefit scheme offering a range of discounts and salary sacrifice schemes, flexitime and discounted leisure centre membership.

Wealden District Council is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and vulnerable adults, and expects all employees and volunteers to share this commitment.

Job Description and Personal Specification.doc

Closing Date:

28 February 2018

Interview Date:


Post Number:


Contact the Human Resources Team

Contact Form: Contact the Human Resources Team

Email: human.resources@wealden.gov.uk

Telephone: 01892 602424

Wealden District Council
Human Resources
Council Offices
Vicarage Lane
BN27 2AX