Planning Officer (Development Management) job in Worksop

Planning Officer (Development Management)

  • Employer - Bassetlaw District Council
  • Reference number - REG1102P
  • Sector - Public - local government
  • Department - Directorate of Regeneration
  • Location: - Worksop
  • Salary - Grade 7 i.e. £29,577 to £32,234 per annum
  • Duration - Permanent
  • Hours - Full time
  • Closing date - Wednesday, 11 August 2021 12:00

Job Description

We are looking for a self-motivated individual to join our busy but vibrant and progressive Planning team.

In this vital planning role, you’ll enjoy the challenge of working on both rural and urban projects. You’ll handle a varied case load of planning applications, as well as dealing with appeals. Ideally, we are looking to appoint someone with relevant experience of development management gained either with a local authority or in the private sector.

Your responsibilities will include visiting sites to assess the merits of the proposed development, taking accounts of views expressed by partners and the public, and writing reports. Excellent written and verbal communication skills are therefore vital. We’ll 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. A degree level qualification or equivalent in Town and Country Planning is also required.

Bassetlaw District Council recognises employees’ commitment to excellence in service delivery, and in return is committed to providing a healthy work-life balance as part of a generous rewards package, which includes:

-       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 car parking


For an informal discussion about the role, please contact John Krawczyk, Development Team Manager on 01909 533533.

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

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