Planning Policy Officer

Planning Policy Officer

Grade 12 - £33,207

37 hours - Permanent

We are seeking a highly motivated town planner with 2 years’ experience. A self-starter and team player, capable of managing your own workload with minimum supervision, you will play an important role in delivering our new Local Plan.

Hambleton has a proven track record in plan making and is one of the few councils to have adopted a full LDF and implemented CIL. We are looking for an enthusiastic planner to join our team to help deliver the new Local Plan. You will join the team at an important time as we are currently finalising the publication version of plan prior to it being submitted for examination.

The Hambleton district is an attractive place to live, nestled between the beautiful landscapes of the Yorkshire Dales and North York Moors National Parks. The council offices are located in North Yorkshire’s county town of Northallerton, which boasts a range of local shops, restaurants and excellent transport links to the urban areas of York and Teesside. The offices are located next to the town’s leisure centre and free parking is available on site.

Application form and full description

You can download the application form and full job description below.

What we accept

CVs alone will not be accepted, an application form must be fully completed.

Apply by email

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Apply by post

Return your application form to:

Human Resources
Civic Centre
Stone Cross
Rotary Way

Tel: 01609 767273

Further assistance

For an informal chat regarding the post, please contact James Campbell- Planning Policy Manager on 01609 767150.

Due date 

Applications to be received by 30 May 2019

Interviews are scheduled to take place on week commencing 13 June 2019

Please note, only shortlisted applicants will be contacted. If you have not received a response by the interview date you should assume that you have been unsuccessful on this occasion.

Diversity and equal opportunities 

We value diversity in our workforce and are committed to equal opportunities. Disabled candidates who meet the essential criteria are guaranteed an interview. Applications invited from all sectors of society, as covered by the Equality Act 2010.

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