- Built Environment
Role: Senior Planner Location: Kent
Salary: £35-40 per hour
PURPOSE OF JOB
Development Management - Member of an Area Planning Team or Major Projects team dealing with all aspects of development management and responsible to the Area Planning Officer or Major Projects Officer.
Spatial Planning - To assist with all aspects of work involved in the prepareation of Local Development Documents and other lanning documents produced b the Council.
> The processing of planning applications involving the receipt and initial checking, the carrying out of consultations, negotiations and site inspections and the drafting of reports for Committee and delegated decisions.
> The preparation of planning appeal statements. Giving advice by letter, by telephone and in person to the general public and potential applicants on the need for planning permission, undertaking discussions/negotiations and the application of Council policy to proposals prior to submission of applications, and on more general matters such as policies contained in the Local Plan/Local Development Framework.
Liaising and working with the Planning Enforcement Team.
Various other duties including dealing with correspondence, and answering additional questions on Local Land Charges Searches.
> Postholders on grade 8 will be expected to attend committee and public inquiries when required and deputise for the Area Planning Officer in their absence.
> To undertake such other duties as may from time to time be allocated by the Major Projects Officer or Development Manager.
To undertake such other duties as may be allocated by the Spatial Planning Manager commensurate with the grade of the post.