Planning & Highways Administrative Officer – 15 hrs/wk Part-time Role

The Parish Council is seeking to appoint a Planning & Highways Administrative Officer. This role would report directly to the Chief Officer & Clerk. The primary function of this role is to provide administrative support to the Chief Officer & Clerk, Councillors and the Parish Council team on matters related to the Planning & Highways Committee. Main duties include clerking the Planning & Highways Committee and supporting any consultations associated with this committee. The Planning & Highways Administrative Officer will also provide assistance with keeping records up to date on land registry, provide administrative support and resources to the Neighbourhood Plan and Local Plan teams, and liaise with and advise members of the Parish on how to pursue Highways queries with the appropriate organisation.

The role calls for someone with either previous experience in or someone currently working towards a degree / qualification in local planning, surveying or land registry. Good IT skills are essential for this role. It is also essential that applicants be able to attend the Planning & Highways Committee meetings, typically held every 3 weeks starting at 7:30pm.

For full details of the role, please refer to the documents below. If you wish to apply, please submit a completed application form which can also be downloaded from the links below. Applications can be submitted by post to the Council Offices or electronically to . Please note that a CV can be submitted but you will not be considered without an application form.

The closing date for applications is 26th August 2022 @ 18:00. Interviews will be held on a rolling basis. Only applicants that meet the criteria will be interviewed. For an informal discussion, please contact the Chief Officer & Clerk on or 01923 265139.


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[Updated: IM-28/04/2022]