Dacorum Borough Council Planning Officer - Development Management

3 Posts: 2 Permanent Ref P0748,

1 Fixed Term to 26th November 2020 Ref P0692

£24,710 - £33,000 Per Annum (Including London Fringe Allowance) Plus Car Allowance

Generous holiday entitlement (plus opportunity to purchase up to five days annual leave) - 18.5% employer contribution pension scheme - family friendly policies - car parking - support to study - reimbursement of professional subscriptions - personal development - flexible working patterns - interest-free rail/bus ticket/cycle purchase loans - working in our new office building with café facilities.

We are looking for two motivated and committed planners to join our development management team.

These are challenging and demanding posts, and we are looking for candidates who can problem solve and negotiate positive outcomes.

Successful candidates will take responsibility for efficient management, and processing of a caseload of planning applications and related determinations, notices and orders through all stages of the development process from pre-application advice, statutory process and delivery, in accordance with performance targets and standards. This will include preparing reports for Development Management Committee and preparing statements for appeals. You will be liaising with our customers ensuring that we will deliver excellent customer service.

Dacorum Borough is a diverse area which includes large areas of Green Belt and Outstanding Natural Beauty, historic settlements and the principal town of Hemel Hempstead which has new opportunities for regeneration, new business and development investment. Dacorum is 'Open for Business' and the job offers an exciting opportunity to play a key part in shaping the future of this diverse borough.

Applicants must have a full driving licence valid in the UK and access to a car.

Closing Date: Midnight Sunday 23 February