Planning Officer (Compliance), West Lothian Civic Centre (386.01) C/D 02/10/16 INTERNAL...

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Recruiter
West Lothian Council
Location
Scotland
Posted
16 Sep 2016
Closes
02 Oct 2016
Ref
WEL01342
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time


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Applications for this post will only be accepted from current employees of West Lothian Council (this includes casual and agency staff who are currently undertaking work for us)

The key duties of this post are:

Working as part of the Development Management team, you will you will investigate complaints about breaches of planning control and determine which complaints require to be pursued through formal enforcement action. The emphasis will be on negotiating solutions, with the use of formal procedures only where necessary. You will also draft enforcement notices and process planning applications which arise from enforcement action.


The skills and experience you must have are:

Experience of working in a local authority planning service, particularly development management, is desirable. The ability to read plans and scaled drawings is essential, as is the ability to become involved in negotiations with developers, agents or members of the public. Knowledge of planning legislation, with particular reference to enforcement, is also essential.
You must have a planning degree and be a member of the Royal Town Planning Institute, or be working towards membership.

INTERNAL APPLICANTS ONLY



See also:
386.01 - PlanningOfficer.pdf