LONDON BOROUGH OF WALTHAM FOREST
DEPARTMENT: Licensing & Regulatory Services
JOB TITLE: Planning Enforcement Technician
PAY: Scale 6 £27,228 - £28,725
Location: 3 The Square, Leyton
Working Pattern: Full Time
Hours: 36 hours per week
DBS Check: No
Closing Date: 12th June 2020 at 23.30 hrs
We’re looking to recruit a permanent Planning Enforcement Technician to support the Council’s planning enforcement functions.
The appointed planning enforcement technician will provide administrative, office and where necessary, fieldwork support activities in relation to the planning enforcement team within the Neighbourhoods & Commercial Services Directorate. Displaying excellent verbal and written communication skills, and flexibility in working patterns and practices.
We are looking for a Planning Enforcement Technician who is motivated and enthusiastic to join our Planning Enforcement Team. A background in planning administration is desirable as well as experience with inputting data and setting up and monitoring of case files and providing customer service to members of the public.
Successful candidates will play a central role in the delivery of planning enforcement objectives.
We are looking for a motivated and dedicated officer with a demonstrable commitment to top quality regulatory services.
The Planning Enforcement Technician post is also open to Job-share Applicants. Is this right?
About Waltham Forest
The London Borough of Waltham Forest is fiercely ambitious. 2019 sees the Council named the first London Borough of Culture with a vast array of planned events for the coming year. We want to make sure each and every one of our residents enjoys a quality life in London. The council has an attractive range of staff benefits:
- flexible working options
- season ticket and travel card loans
- help with managing your finances and access to an employee Credit Union
- discounted gym membership at GLL leisure centres in the borough
- discount at local bars and restaurants
- help with well-being including access to an employee assistance programme
Join our plans for growth
We have a hugely ambitious growth agenda and pride ourselves on being forward thinking and an organisation that sets high expectations. We are working with partners to secure investment in making our borough a better place, are progressing with plans to build 12,000 new homes by 2020, and have an ambitious £5million digital programme, with more investment to come.
Be part of the vision
Our aim is that every single Waltham Forest resident enjoys a good quality life. We have a no-nonsense approach to getting things done and are embarking on a new phase in our transformation where three key priorities will underpin our ‘Creating Futures’ strategy:
- Keep Waltham Forest clean and safe
- Ensure a decent roof over residents’ heads
- Improve residents’ life chances.
Waltham Forest is a diverse borough where diversity is valued and is integral to both, service delivery and employment of its staff. The Council is proud of its rich mix of communities and as the largest employer in the area, it works hard to respond to the changing needs of its population.
We use our statutory duties on race, gender and disability equality and best practice in respect of age, faith and sexual orientation to ensure equality of opportunity in the workplace.
The Council is committed to meeting its 4 strategic outcomes contained within the Waltham Forest Council Equality Plan:
• Promoting equality of opportunity
• Opposing all forms of discrimination, intolerance and disadvantage
• Ensuring our workforce reflects the diverse communities of Waltham Forest at all levels
• Providing fair, appropriate, accessible and excellent services to all.
Respecting Diversity is a core Council value.
How to apply
To apply, please complete the application form and submit within the given deadline.
For further information or to discuss the advertised position contact Ritu Kalia, Section Manager on firstname.lastname@example.org
Closing date: 12th June 2020
Interviews week commencing: 22nd June 2020