Planning Enforcement Officer job in Worksop 37 hours per week

Planning Enforcement Officer

  • Employer - Bassetlaw District Council
  • Reference number - REG0355P
  • Sector - Public - local government
  • Department - Planning Services
  • Location: - Worksop
  • Salary - £26,317 to £28,785 per annum
  • Duration - Permanent
  • Hours - Full time | 37 hours per week
  • Closing date - Friday, 28 February 2020 12:00

Job Description

Based at our modern offices in Worksop, Nottinghamshire. This is an exciting opportunity for a self-motivated individual to join our vibrant and progressive Planning team. You will be positive, enthusiastic and forward thinking, with relevant experience of working in a planning enforcement environment.

In this vital planning role, you will enjoy the challenge of working within a busy team, with opportunities to work on both rural and urban projects. You will carry out a range of enforcement duties, supported by the Senior Planning Development Officer, taking account of relevant legislation, policies and the procedures of the Council, as well as assess and make recommendations ensuring awareness of enforcement background, site histories and present policies.

Your responsibilities will include visiting sites to investigate any suspected breaches of planning control and high hedges, so you will need a driving licence. You will also be required to work positively with developers and members of the public to resolve any identified breaches and to attend Court and Public Inquiries to give evidence on behalf of the Council. Excellent written and verbal communication skills are therefore vital. We will also expect you to have strong analytical and judgment skills in order to interpret plans, information and data, as well as being a great problem solver.

We recognise our employees’ commitment to excellence in service delivery, and in return is committed to providing a healthy work-life balance as part of our generous rewards package, which, from 1stApril 2020, will include:

·        A minimum of 25 days annual leave rising incrementally each year to a maximum of 31 days after 5 years’ service, plus bank holidays.

·        A generous Pension Scheme

·        Flexitime scheme

·        Annual leave purchase scheme

·        Free healthcare cash plan and benefits

·        Family friendly policies

·        Discounted parking

Contact information

Please return your fully completed application form quoting the position reference number to or by post to:

Bassetlaw District Council

Queens Buildings,

Potter Street,



S80 2AH

Interview information

Week commencing 9th March 2020

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