TECHNICAL SUPPORT OFFICER
GROWTH AND REGENERATION – PLANNING DEVELOPMENT BUSINESS UNIT
Salary: NS6 - £20,493 rising to £21,748 per annum
Up to 12 months (maternity cover)
Newark and Sherwood District Council has a vacancy within the Planning Development Business Unit. The post is an opportunity for anyone who simply has an interest in the area or who may wish to gain some experience in order to pursue a career in planning.
The team within which the post sits deals with a wide range of services aimed at supporting the planning function of the Council. Duties include tasks such as populating back office systems, creating new planning related cases, ensuring letters to inform residents are issued and issuing notification of final decisions made by the Council.
The post holder will need to be enthusiastic, with an enquiring mind and self-motivated, team spirited and with a willingness to think about how best to achieve an objective with the tools and resources available. You must be able to work to a high level of accuracy both within the team and on your own initiative to meet tight deadlines.
Experience of dealing tactfully and courteously with a variety of customers is essential as the post holder will be liaising with members of the public and internal staff in other departments. You will be educated to a good standard of GCSE or equivalent with excellent communication skills and experience of working with Microsoft Office Suite.
For an informal discussion about the post please telephone Lee Robinson (01636 655821) or Lisa Hughes (01636 655865).
Veterans/family of forces/ex-forces, those in care/care leavers, and candidates who declare a disability (as defined under the Equality Act 2010) will be guaranteed an interview provided they have demonstrated that they meet the essential criteria of the post as detailed in the Person Specification on their application form.
Closing date: Wednesday 27 January 2021 at 12 noon
Interview: 3rd or 4th February 2021