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Technical Planning Assistant

  • This vacancy is: Permanent full time
  • Salary: Grade 4 (£20,138 to £21,962) pa
  • Location: Market Harborough, South Leicestershire
  • Closing Date: Friday 28 July 2017

Hours: 37 hours per week

Car User Status: Essential Car user

Harborough District is situated in rural south Leicestershire and is one of the most prosperous and attractive areas of England. Market Harborough, where the characterful, recently refurbished, Council Offices are situated, was named in the Sunday Times (March 2015) as one of the top best 50 towns to live in the country. The District enjoys a very high quality of life and you could be benefiting from this to if you join our team.

We are seeking to appoint an enthusiastic and committed technical planning assistant who has experience in, or an interest in, development management who wishes to pursue or progress a career in town planning.  If you think that person sounds like you then we want to hear from you.

You will need to be a team player with a ‘can –do’ approach; committed to meeting challenging targets and maintaining the quality of the environment across the District.  In return, we will offer you plentiful and varied experience, dealing with a wide range of minor planning applications and provide a critical role in the delivery of advice and information to customers.

We offer a range of excellent benefits, including flexible working hours, generous holidays, and discounted leisure facilities membership.

The closing date for receipt of completed applications is 12 noon on Friday 28th July 2017.

Desirable criteria from the person specification may be used for sifting purposes.

All applicants should be aware that any employee, who is at threat of redundancy at the time of a position being advertised, will have priority status. 

Should you have any difficulties applying online please e-mail or contact (01858) 821304/7.  CVs will not be accepted.  Please specify which post you are applying for on your application form.

Our preferred method of receipt of application is via the online application form.

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