Assistant / Planning Officer Conditions Monitoring Officer (Enforcement)

Job Information

Salary: £23,034 - £36,273 p.a plus car allowance

Contract Type: Permanent/Full Time

Hours: 37 per week (open to Job Share)

Location: Council Offices, Hailsham


The Council gives high priority to enforcing planning control and is very supportive of the service we provide, which is informed by growing environmental concerns and the expectations of our residents.

We are looking for someone with a good knowledge of Planning law and ideally previous experience in a Planning Enforcement role as you will need to monitor new major developments and other high profile schemes in the District to examine the level of compliance including planning conditions and adherence to approved plans. You will also be required to investigate possible breaches in Planning legislation and prepare enforcement reports on planning and other breaches arising from enforcement investigations/ consultations.

This post requires a relevant degree/diploma in Town and Country Planning or similar and some planning experience in a Local Authority or Consultancy background. In addition to excellent communication skills, you will need good IT and organisational skills together with an enthusiasm to contribute towards shaping the Wealden of the future whilst conserving the character and natural beauty of the area.

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

Closing Date: 08/04/2021

Interview Date: TBC

Post Number: H4004