Planning Technical Support Officer

£25,951 to £30,153 per annum (pay award pending)

Yare House, Thorpe Road, Norwich
37 hours per weekFull-time

This rewarding role requires great people, organisational and technical Planning skills and is an ideal opportunity to work for the organisation that looks after the famous Broads – part of the national park family.

The role is responsible for the day to day operation of a planning support service to meet the needs of the Broads Authority as local planning authority and Broads Authority objectives, as well as developing and improving the service as required to meet changing legislation and customer requirements.

Validating planning and other applications, receiving planning fees, producing weekly lists of applications, planning and carrying out consultations, and advising on pre-application enquiries are key duties within the role, alongside line managing a small team and the principle administrator of CAPS Uniform electronic planning system.

The successful candidate will have demonstrable practical experience working with an electronic planning system and up to date knowledge of planning. Practical experience in the use and application of GIS mapping and the ability to read and interpret architectural drawings is also a key requirement.

If you would prefer an application pack to be sent to you please contact 01603 610734.

Application forms should be emailed when completed to or sent by post to Broads Authority, Yare House, 62-64 Thorpe Road, Norwich, NR1 1RY, to arrive not later than (noon) 12pm Wednesday 28 February 2018

Interviews will be held in Norwich on Friday 09 March 2018.

If you would like to discuss this post prior to submitting an application please contact Cally Smith, Head of Planning, or Human Resources, on 01603 610734.

Please note we require a completed application form and will not accept stand alone CVs.

Applicants requiring acknowledgement of their postal application must enclose a stamped addressed envelope.