Principal Enforcement Officer

31401.00 - 33136.00 GBP Annual + GBP31401 - GBP33136/annum
22 Jan 2019
05 Feb 2019
Public Sector
Contract Type
Planning and Development Division
Principal Enforcement Officer
Scale 11 - GBP31,401 - GBP33,136 per annum
Plus Essential User Car Allowance
Situated in the heart of the country, North Warwickshire's rural landscape and rich heritage combine to make it the perfect place in which to live and work. In the context of the Borough's position adjacent to major Midlands towns and cities and having an extensive green belt, the development control work in North Warwickshire presents exciting and challenging opportunities. We are looking for experienced Planning and Enforcement Officers who can contribute to the varied work of our successful Development Management team.
You will be responsible for leading the Council's duties in respect of planning enforcement matters. You will be responsible for the investigation and pursuit of major breaches of planning control and for the monitoring of planning permissions. This will include giving evidence in court prosecutions and at Planning Inquiries, as well as being the Council's lead officer in Enforcement Hearings. Sound experience of working in a planning control environment, investigatory skills and knowledge of PACE are essential.
Strong communication and organisational skills are essential to this post and the post requires you to hold a full valid driving licence and have access to a vehicle.
We'd love to hear from you if you're a strong team player who values the variety of work and career-enhancing opportunities provided by a dynamic, small authority.
If you are interested please apply now.
The closing date for receipt of applications is Friday 1st February 2019.
Interviews will be held week commencing 11th February 2019.
North Warwickshire Borough Council, Council House, South Street, Atherstone, Warwickshire, CV9 1DE