Salary: £23,398 to £24,964
Location: St Helens
Contact Name: Scott Mather
Telephone: 01744 676198
St Helens Council: Place Services
Planning Assistant – Policy (Fixed Term for 18 Months)
Salary From £23,398 to £24,964 per annum
Grade – SCP 26 – 28
Hours – 37 hours per week
Post Ref – PPP6
Job Details – Located at the heart of England’s North West and with a varied mix of cultural and leisure facilities and unique industrial heritage, St Helens offers great opportunities as a place to live and work. St Helens Council plays a key role in the Liverpool City Region and wider area, and has an acknowledged reputation as providing excellent planning services.
We are dealing with an exciting range of planning challenges, balancing needs for major new development linked to the Council’s growth agenda against the protection of the Borough’s greenspaces and other environmental assets. At present we are at a crucial time in the development of our Local Plan.
We are looking for a Planning Assistant – Policy who will help us over an 18 month period. You will – working in partnership with others – help to draft and implement policies and support the Local Plan through its examination in public. You will also have extensive contact with customers, assess feedback on the Plan from consultees and support other team members in this busy period.
You must have knowledge of current planning legislation, guidance and procedures, excellent communication skills, and the ability to negotiate, analyse, interpret and make judgements. You will be able to work independently to tight deadlines and be an effective team player with proficient IT skills. Ideally, you will also have experience of working in a town planning team and a recognised planning or similar qualification.
To discuss this exciting role please contact Jonathan Clarke (Development Plans Manager) on 01744 676198.
For an application form and further details, please visit www.sthelens.gov.uk/jobs or contact Scott Mather on telephone number: 01744 676322 or postal address: Human Resources, Town Hall, Victoria Square, St Helens, WA10 1HP or email address: firstname.lastname@example.org
Closing Date: 9 March 2018
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