Planning Officer

  • St Helens Council
  • £25,000 – £30,000
  • Closing Date:
Company: St Helens Council
Salary: £28,485 to £30,153
Location: St Helens
Telephone: 01744 676115
  • Anywhere

Job Ref: PDC4

Department: Place Services

Grade: SCP 34 to 34

Salary: From £28,485 to £30,153 a year

Hours: 37 per week

St Helens is at the heart of the North West region, where the pace of change is as fast as ever, transforming both landscape and economy. St Helens has a reputation for working in partnership to deliver employment and homes for its residents. In light of this, we are currently in the process of formulating a new local plan to meet the future needs of the Borough.

We are therefore seeking an experienced Planning Officer to join one of two area teams in the Council’s Development Control section. Quality and performance are at the heart of the service and are key priorities for the team as a whole. The successful candidates will therefore have a positive attitude and ‘can do’ approach to work within this context.

Applicants should be able to demonstrate sound judgement, have a flexible approach to problem solving and be capable of dealing with a wide variety of situations working within a friendly, supported environment. They must have a relevant qualification, excellent communication and negotiation skills, as well as being enthusiastic and committed.

For an informal discussion please contact Melanie Hale, Service Manager – Development, on 01744 676115.

For an application form and further details, please visit 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:

Closing Date: 19 March 2018

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