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Planning Officer/ Senior Planning Officer

Location:  52 Derby Street, Ormskirk, L39 2DF
Salary:  £24,799 to £34,788 per annum
Fixed Term for 6 Months
Post Type:  Full Time
Published:  Monday 10 June 2019
Closing Date:  23.59 hours BST on Monday 24 June 2019
Reference:  HR-0044-19

West Lancashire lies at the heart of the North West of England, located within easy reach of major conurbations such as Manchester and Liverpool. The Borough has a growing economy, is home to a top-class University, and is a desirable place to live and work.

The Council is seeking to appoint a Planning Officer/ Senior Planning Officer, to assist in the provision of the Council's development management service. The post would be suitable for a self-motivated graduate to gain experience or for an experienced planning officer. Appointment on the pay spine will be subject to skills and experience.

Duties will primarily include dealing with planning applications and providing pre-application advice to potential applicants for planning permission. The successful candidate will be expected to demonstrate excellent communication skills, an ability to work effectively to deadlines and must be committed to providing high quality customer service.

 For an informal discussion, please contact Catherine Thomas, Head of Development Management on 01695585134 or Ann Veevers, Principal Planning Officer on 01695 5885346.

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