welcome to LocalAuthorityJobs.com - The Best Local Authority Jobs In The UK!
[email protected] 0333 700 2554
Visit our other sites:

Job Details




Specialist - level 2 (Senior Planning Enforcement Officer)



Full time

Coleford, South West



Senior Planning Enforcement Officer
Location: Forest of Dean
Salary: £34000 per annum
Hours: 37
Contract Type: Permanent
Closing Date: 06 October 2020
Interview Date: 23 October 2020

About the role…

Publica is a unique place to work – we’re a local government organisation with a twist! Publica wants to transform the way local services are delivered. To help do this we have started to fundamentally rethink the way we design our services in the digital era so that Publica is a customer focused organisation driven by real user needs.

The Planning Enforcement service is at the heart of maintaining confidence in the integrity of the planning system and ensuring the Forest of Dean and the Cotswolds is a healthy and a great place to live. We have an exciting opportunity for an experienced Senior Planning Enforcement Officer who can manage sensitive, open ended and complex case or project based work.  You will provide technical expertise, advice and direction to internal and external customers when solving problems or managing risks.

You will need…

A qualification in planning or a related discipline, equivalent to a degree or relevant experience of five years
Knowledge of Town and Country Planning legislation
A minimum of at least three years’ experience within a Local Government or related environment
GCSE Maths and English or equivalent to grade C/4 or higher
Experience of working flexibly as part of a team and collaborating with colleagues and stakeholders
Experience of being involved in continuously improving services and developing products to meet customer need

For more information about this role please see the Job Description/Person Specification.

Special Conditions…

Use of a car for work purposes
If you wish to have an informal discussion about this role, please contact Clive Reynolds on [email protected]  

Please note that we are receiving high levels of applications and we may close this advert before the advertised closing date.

If you feel this is the role for you please email your CV and supporting statement detailing how you meet the criteria above by clicking on the ‘Apply for this Position’ icon within this page.

Your application will not be considered if you have not provided a supporting statement, in addition to your CV.

Please note that if you do not hear from us within two weeks of the closing date shown on the advert, unfortunately your application has not been successful on this occasion.

Accredited of the disability confident scheme, we guarantee to interview all disabled applicants who meet the minimum criteria for the vacancy/ies - Please state this within your covering statement or in a separate email.

Safer recruitment practices are applied to all job vacancies. Successful candidates will be required to complete a pre-employment medical questionnaire; provide references;  proof of identity; nationality and immigration status; three years’ employment or education history (if applicable) and, in some cases, verification of criminal record.

Do you consider that you have a disability?

Publica has signed up to 'Disability Confident' commit to encourage applications by offering an interview to those who declare they have a disability, if the person meets the minimum criteria for the job as defined on the person specification.

Please indicate on your covering letter if this applies to you.

Apply for this job

Please click on the following link to apply for this job: