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Senior Planning Officer

Helmsley

Job Ref
PL071
Location
Helmsley

Senior Planning Officer.
Helmsley, North Yorkshire (with some travel within the National Park).

The North York Moors National Park Authority looks after and promotes one of the most beautiful parts of the British Isles. Filled with breath-taking scenery, magnificent wildlife, picture book villages and a dramatic coastline, the North York Moors boasts some of the most diverse landscapes in the UK.

We are now looking for a Senior Planning Officer to join our team on a full-time, permanent basis.

The Benefits

- Salary of £32,654 - £36,124 per annum with potential progression to £39,513
- 25 days’ annual leave rising annually by one day to 30 days after five years’ service, plus public holidays
- Local Government Pension Scheme
- Flexitime Scheme

Payment of RTPI fees

This is a brilliant opportunity for a qualified planning professional from a development management background with experience working with local communities to join our prestigious organisation.
You’ll have the chance to play a vital role in shaping sustainable development within the North York Moors National Park as every decision you make contributes to the conservation and enhancement of this iconic landscape whilst meeting the needs of a dynamic local community.

What’s more, we’ll encourage and support your continuous professional growth, providing you with training and development opportunities and helping you stay up to date with the latest planning laws and best practices.

So, if you’re ready to join a proud, professional, welcoming and collaborative team, then apply today!

The Role

As our Senior Planning Officer, you will support the delivery of our Development Management Service, handling a caseload of planning applications and proposals.

Working as part of an area team led by a Planning Team Leader, you will ensure developments within the National Park are sustainable and help to support the delivery of our targets and standards.

You will manage your own caseload carry out site inspections and negotiations with applicants, their agents and specialist staff and prepare reports and recommendations.

Additionally, you will:

- Present to the Planning Committee and at Member site inspections
- Prepare statements for planning appeals
- Present evidence at hearings and public enquiries
- Help to prepare plans and policies for development management
- Liaise with external bodies and organisations
- Deputise for the Development Management Team Leader

About You

To be considered as our Senior Planning Officer, you will need:

- Post qualification experience in Development Management
- Experience of working successfully with local communities
- A degree level qualification
- Eligibility to become a full member of the Royal Town Planning Institute
- A full, valid driving licence

Closing date is midnight on Sunday 28 July 2024
Interviews are to be held on Friday 9 August 2024

Other organisations may call this role Senior Planning Support Officer or Principal Planning Officer.
Webrecruit and North York Moors National Park Authority are equal opportunities employers, value diversity and are strongly committed to providing equal employment opportunities for all employees and all applicants for employment. Equal opportunities are the only acceptable way to conduct business and we believe that the more inclusive our environments are, the better our work will be.
So, if you’re ready to join us in our mission to conserve, enhance and champion this spectacular landscape as a Senior Planning Officer, please apply via the button shown. This vacancy is being advertised by Webrecruit. The services advertised by Webrecruit are those of an Employment Agency.

Function
Planning
Status
Full Time
Type
Permanent
Hours
37

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Apprentice – Level 7 Chartered Town Planning Degree

Helmsley

Job Ref
PL210
Location
Helmsley

Apprentice (Level 7 Chartered Town Planning Degree).
Helmsley, North Yorkshire.

The North York Moors National Park Authority looks after and promotes one of the most spectacular parts of the British Isles. Filled with breathtaking scenery, magnificent wildlife, picture book villages and a dramatic coastline, the North York Moors boasts some of the most diverse landscapes in the UK.

We are now seeking a new level 7 apprentice to join us on a full-time basis for a four-year fixed term contract.

The Benefits

- Salary of up to £29,093 per annum
- paid time off to undertake a Masters Degree at Sheffield Hallam University
- 25 days’ annual leave rising annually by one day to 30 days after five years’ service, plus public holidays
- Local Government Pension Scheme
- Flexitime Scheme

This is an ideal opportunity for either a graduate or individual with an NVQ Level 4 in planning administration to kickstart their planning career with our prestigious organisation.
This apprentice role is perfect for those looking to gain a foothold on the career ladder, learn from talented professionals and develop vital experience that will provide an excellent grounding for their entire career.
What’s more, you’ll be playing a key role in conserving and promoting one of the UK's most spectacular regions, ensuring it can be enjoyed for generations to come, ensuring that new development contributes to the enhancement of the National Park..
So, if you’re ready to join a proud, professional, welcoming, and collaborative team, then apply today!
The Role
As a Level 7 Apprentice, you will learn everything there is to know about planning services within a National Park.
Working within this supporting role, you will assist our Development Management Service with planning applications and proposals and provide technical support to the Development Management Team, Building Conservation Team and Planning Policy Officers.
We will provide all the support you need to be able to respond to straightforward planning applications and requests for information, undertake research into site histories, and complete admin tasks.
Additionally, you will be trained and supported to:
- Provide advice to applicants, agents and third parties both over the phone and in person
- Support Planning Officers with more complex enquires
- Deal with notifications and enquiries received via letter and in-person
About You
To be considered as a Level 7 Apprentice, you will need:
- A 2:2 degree or NVQ Level 4 in Planning Administration or related qualification
- Strong written and verbal communication skills
- Good interpersonal and customer care skills
- Good organisational skills
- Excellent IT skills
- A full, valid driving licence
Closing date – midnight on Sunday 4 August 2024
Interviews are expected to take place on Thursday 15 August 2024
Other organisations may call this role Assistant Planning Officer, Trainee Planning Enforcement Officer, Planning Assistant, Trainee Planning Officer, Graduate Planner, Graduate Rural Planner, or Graduate Planning Officer.
Webrecruit and the North York Moors National Park Authority are equal opportunities employers, value diversity and are strongly committed to providing equal employment opportunities for all employees and all applicants for employment. Equal opportunities are the only acceptable way to conduct business and we believe that the more inclusive our environments are, the better our work will be.
So, if you’re ready to join us in our mission to conserve, enhance and champion this spectacular landscape as a Graduate Trainee, please apply via the button shown. This vacancy is being advertised by Webrecruit. The services advertised by Webrecruit are those of an Employment Agency.

Function
Planning
Status
Full Time
Type
Fixed Term Contract
Hours
37

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