Connecting Talent to opportunity

Connecting Talent to opportunity

Planning Officer


Job Description:

Based in Bedford and the rate is £20.00-£30.00 PAYE   


This is a full time temporary role.    


Employer Reference:             5179554


Our client is looking for a Planning Officer. The applicant will be required to manage a caseload between 60-80 applications comprising householder and majors.

The applicant should have at least 4 years’ experience in a DM setting and should be able to write detailed assessments and committee reports.

The applicant is expected to hold applicant meetings, attend planning committee from time to time and to undertake their own site visits including putting up their own site notices.

The client not pay for commuting time to the Borough so for candidates living away from Bedford they are advised that the travel time to get to the Borough for site visits or applicant meetings will be outside the 37 paid hours and will be unpaid. 

Due to high volumes of CVs received we are not able to respond to all unsuccessful applications. You will always however hear from us by phone if we are able to take your CV forward to the next stage.

Essential Employment is acting as an Employment Business in relation to this vacancy. Essential Employment is an Equal Opportunities Employer.


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