Senior Planning Officer

Grade 14 - £40,766

37 hours


Hambleton is a forward-thinking District with a high performing Planning Team and we are looking for an experienced Senior Planning Officer to join our Development Management team.

Hambleton is a rural District located between York and Teesside, with good access from the A1, A19 and the East Coast main line railway. The post will be based in Northallerton but with home working opportunities available in line with our policy.

The District is pro economic development and is looking to facilitate growth through the development of the new Local Plan which we will soon adopt.

We are looking for an experienced planning officer to join our Development Management team. Candidates must hold a Planning degree or equivalent qualification and have a broad understanding of Planning Law.

Candidates will be customer focused and have a drive to achieve sustainable development. You will be dealing with a variety of cases, but mainly medium to large housing developments and other more complex cases within the district, such as solar farm developments.

It is expected that you will provide support to the team and act for the Development Manager as necessary.

Application form and full description

To apply, please download the application form and full job description below, however, please ensure you have read the important information regarding the unitary council below:

What we accept

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


Before applying, please ensure you have read the important information regarding the unitary council below:

Unitary Candidate Information

Apply by email

Email your application form to 

Apply by post

Return your application form to:

Human Resources
Civic Centre
Stone Cross
Rotary Way

Tel: 01609 767273

Further assistance

For further information or an informal discussion regarding this post please call Ann Rawlinson, Development Manager on 01609 767123

Due date 

Applications to be received by 12 Noon on Friday 27th May 2022

Interviews are scheduled to take place on week commencing  13th June 2022

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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