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Principal Development Management Officer (P01064)

Vacancy Summary
Welwyn Hatfield Borough Council
£36,514 - £43,260 per annum inclusive of outer fringe allowance
Council Offices, Campus East, Welwyn Garden City AL8 6AE
Working Pattern:
Full Time
37 hours per week.
DBS Check:
Closing Date:
16/10/2017 at 23:55 PM
Vacancy Description

Principal Development Management Officer
(Development Management)

£36,514 - £43,260 per annum inclusive of outer fringe allowance

You will enjoy the challenge of being part of a dynamic team, with the opportunity to work in both an urban and rural environment.  If you are interested in working in a high performance authority that at the same time values and delivers high quality development while seeking to enhance our New Town and Garden City environments, we want to hear from you.

This job provides an opportunity to make a positive contribution to safeguarding the special character and appearance of the New Town and Garden City together with the rural areas and villages within the borough of Welwyn & Hatfield.  This is a key role providing a customer focused service to internal and external customers proving technical and professional advice, guidance as well as dealing with and determining a wide range of applications and planning appeals.  In addition, you will be managing, developing and supporting a small team of planning officers in their day-to-day work.

You will have good communication and negotiation skills and be able to demonstrate methodical and well organised working. It is essential that you can understand and interpret technical drawings and plans and able to drive. Ideally, you will have some experience in a development management, planning or enforcement environment.

The ability to converse at ease with members of the public and provide advice in accurate spoken English is essential in this post.

Closing date is 16 October 2017.          

Assessments will be held on 25 October 2017.        

Interviews will be held on 30 and 31 October 2017.


Equal Opportunities
Welwyn Hatfield – Working for Equality. We welcome applications from all sections of the community.
How to apply
Please apply online via the link below. Please read the job description and person specification fully before applying for this vacancy. It is essential you refer to the person specification when completing your application, particularly the additional information section. You must demonstrate how you meet the criteria set out in the person specification and give examples to support your statements. If you do not demonstrate how you meet the criteria for the role your application will be unsuccessful.
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