Community Planning Officer (Marr)

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Aberdeenshire Council
£20,776 - £22,017 per year
15 Sep 2016
03 Oct 2016
Contract Type
Full Time

Job Description

Before applying for this job, it is important that you read the Applicant Guidance by clicking on the attachments below. These explain the job role and the type of person we are looking for.

A vacancy has arisen for a Community Planning Officer to contribute, develop and help facilitate the management of an effective delivery mechanism for community planning within local defined area and Authority area. There is a responsibility for the post holder to demonstrate a commitment to quality service delivery through continuous improvement for the benefit of the Service and the organisation.

The majority of posts within Aberdeenshire Council fall into one of the categories as detailed on the Worksmart website -

This post has a minimum requirement of one reference which must be your current or most recent employer.

Informal enquiries to Janelle Clark - 01975 564801.

  • Work with and support community planning partners, local community planning and the wide community.
  • Assist the wider community to provide input to the relevant plans of community planning partners by supporting for e.g. taking forward of community engagement exercises in defined area.
  • Provide membership and contribution to defined local area by acting as a representative on Community Planning Partnership Theme Group and other groups, as required.
  • Produce a four-year timetable and method of community engagement in defined area. Review and monitor as required.

The Individual

Essential Criteria

  • Academic achievement to a higher level in a relative discipline or equivalent transferable experience and skills
  • Current valid driving licence
  • Moderate experience in a similar role
  • Experience of work with community groups
  • Experience of work in a negotiating capacity
  • Experience in using Microsoft Office packages to a proficient standard
  • Excellent communication and negotiating skills
  • Ability to transfer community views into a realistic action points
  • Desirable Criteria

    • Educated to a Degree in a relevant discipline
    • Experience of work in a business environment

    See also:
    Applying for a job with Aberdeenshire Council.pdf
    Job Profile Community Planning Officer 2015-07-23.pdf