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Planning Technical Officer
  • Employer: Elmbridge Borough Council
  • Reference: SER/21/171374
  • Published: Thu 04/11/2021, 15:05 PM
  • Closing on: Mon 29/11/2021, 9:00 AM
  • Working Pattern: Full Time
  • Hours: 36 hours per week
  • Salary: £22,955 - £30,515 pa
  • DBS Check: No
  • Location: Elmbridge Borough Council, Civic Centre, High Street, Esher, Surrey, KT10 9SD, Surrey

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Planning Technical Officer

You know you can juggle competing workloads. You know that have strong organisational and communications skills and you know that you love the buzz of a busy team, with supportive colleagues. What you might not know is that Elmbridge Borough Council has the job for you!

Our business support team is the engine room of Planning Services at Elmbridge. As a vital member of this team you will be responsible for a variety of tasks including;

  • producing officers’ reports and decision notices and committee agendas
  • validating and registering planning applications
  • processing of pre-application enquiries and complaints
  • providing administrative support for Planning Services including day-to-day tasks, plus specific projects, record management, document preparation and consultation tasks
  • and registering planning compliance investigations within target times

 About you

  • As you would expect you will be need to highly organised and a strong communicator. You will be working across the Planning team as well as the rest of the council, so having a solution focused mentality will serve you well. 
  • Don’t worry too much if you don’t have experience of validating planning applications and processing pre-application enquires, we will create a bespoke learning and development package for you, to give you all the technical skills and confidence you need. 

What do also need are IT skills of course and the experience of recording and managing data.

About us

We know we ask a lot, but the good news is that we give a lot too.

  • Flexibility: And we really mean it! We know you have to juggle work and life commitments and we are happy and open to discussing the right mix for you whether its compressed hours or working from home, just give us a call. 
  • Wellbeing: When you thrive Elmbridge thrives, which is why we have developed a strong and varied wellbeing programme for our employees, from mindfulness to wellbeing walks – the options are there for you.
  • Learning and development: We all know learning doesn’t stop when you leave university, it is an ongoing journey and we will support you on that journey by creating a bespoke learning and development plan for you. 
  • The package: Not forgetting our excellent pension and discounts with various local businesses and free employee parking.

What else?

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If you would like to talk to us about the role, please give Danni our Business Support Team Leader, a call on 01372 474781.