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Stratford-on-Avon District Council
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Assistant Planner

Post Ref: PLA800
Salary: £24,174 - £26,823 (Grade I)
Contract Type: Permanent - Full Time (37 hours)
Contract Length: Permanent


You will be assisting the team in dealing with a variety of caseloads focussed on householder applications and other types of minor applications including, lawful development certificates, advertisements and prior approvals.

You will be expected to show enthusiasm, drive and a high level of personal organisational skills to manage a large volume of simpler applications. You will have contact with District Councillors, parish councils and members of the public.
You will ideally hold a post graduate qualification in planning or a related field or be about to graduate.

For an informal discussion about the Assistant Planners role, please contact Helen Watson (Team Leader, Assistant Planners) on Wednesday, Thursday or Friday (am) on 01789 260325 or Liz Ellis (Team Leader, Assistant Planners) on Monday, Tuesday or Wednesday (am) on 01789 260332.

In addition to an open and friendly environment, you’ll enjoy an excellent benefits package including BUPA, a minimum of 23 days annual leave, flexi-time and a Local Government Pension Scheme.

An application form and job description can be accessed via the website, www.stratford.gov.uk, alternatively telephone the 24 hour answering service on (01789) 260711, or e-mail sitsvac@stratford-dc.gov.uk.  The minicom number for Elizabeth House is (01789) 260747.

The closing date for applications is 12 noon on Monday 8th May 2017. Interviews will be held on Wednesday 17th May 2017.

The Council supports Equal Opportunity of employment, and positively encourages applications from people with disabilities.

Staff benefits include:
  • Bupa health cash plan
  • Local Government pension scheme

The Council supports Equal Opportunity of employment, and positively encourages applications from people with disabilities.

This job is available on a job share basis.

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Important Dates

Advertised Date: 18/04/2017
Closing Date: 08/05/2017 at 12:00PM

Interviews for this vacancy will take place on 17/05/2017.

*Please note that the Council are unable to reimburse any interview expenses.

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Need Help?
If you have any questions please contact the HR department:

e-mail: sitsvac@stratford-dc.gov.uk
tel: (01789) 260 262
minicom: (01789) 260 747