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Principal Planning Officer

Employer:Chorley Borough Council 


Published:Fri 24/02/2012 14:00 PM 

Closing date:Mon 12/03/2012 23:59 PM 

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  • Lancashire, North West

Working pattern:Full Time, Permanent position 


Salary:£31,754 - £34,549 per annum 

DBS check:No


Scale PO-E (£31,754 – £34,549 per annum)
Permanent, 36.25 hours per week

This is a fantastic opportunity to join Chorley Council’s Development Control team. Following a restructure we wish to strengthen our team to deal with significant levels and complexity of applications within the Borough.

If you are committed to delivering an excellent service and have a customer service focus we would like to hear from you. You will need enthusiasm and confidence in securing high quality design and the best outcome for our Borough.

As a Principal Planner you will be responsible for dealing with major planning applications and appeals and provision of pre-application advice on major planning projects. You will also be responsible for day to day management and supervision of staff, present information to Councillors, provide advice to elected members and contribute to service improvement. You will be an RTPI member, computer literate and knowledge of Uniform (CAPS) would be beneficial.

For further information please telephone 01257 515178.

The closing date for completed application forms is Monday 12th March 2012

Interviews are scheduled for 28th & 29th March 2012

Equal Opportunities

We believe that everyone has the right to be treated with dignity and respect. We are committed to the elimination of unfair and unlawful discrimination and prejudice in all our policies, procedures and practices.

We are committed to ensuring that the principals of the various legislation, European Directives and equality standards are met. Our aim is to have a workforce that is reflective of the local community and this will allow the Council to respond to the diverse needs of the community more effectively and with sensitivity.

We seek to challenge any unlawful or unjustifiable discrimination and we aim to prevent exclusion on grounds such as age, disability, gender, sexuality, ethnicity, religion or any other unjustifiable reason. We will take appropriate action to resolve any issues raised where discrimination is alleged.

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