JOB TITLE: Planning Enforcement Officer


Industry : Construction & Civil Engineering Job Location : London
Job Reference : 6717GM Job Category : Building and Construction
Employment Type : Temporary Posted : 19/05/2010
 
Salary & Benefits : £11 - £14 per hour
 
Experience Required : See Job Description
 
Education Required : See Job Description



Please note you must be permitted to work in the EC to apply for this job.

Job Summary

We are recruiting a Planning Enforcement Officer within the planning support staff team on behalf of a central London based local authority


Job Description

Planning Enforcement Officer

The Client

We are recruiting a Planning Enforcement Officer within the planning support staff team on behalf of a central London based local authority


About the Role

Planning enforcement officers are members of the planning support staff team. They work with planners to provide a range of technical and administrative support. Some knowledge of planning is essential.

The officer will be doing mainly site investigation, writing up of contemporaneous and meticulous notes of inspections and keeping records updated


About You

The successful candidate will be able to demonstrate: Excellent writing skills; Ability to build effective working relationships in order to source required information from technical specialists; Initiative and creativity; Experience of working as part of a large, multidisciplinary team; Excellent organisational skills; Attention to detail; Ability to work under pressure and to demanding deadlines; A flexible approach

Your Skills

Typical activities include:
 ensuring that any development has permission and that planning requirements are adhered to;
 conducting site visits;
 using a good knowledge of planning legislation to provide clear guidance to people such as homeowners and builders;
 where planning permission has been breached, negotiating a solution;
 where a solution cannot be negotiated or if a breach continues, investigating, gathering evidence and presenting it to the planning committee, which can include councillors and magistrates.


Job Keywords

Planning Enforcement, Local Authority, Public Sector, London



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