Job Details


Planning Technician

Hertsmere Borough Council
Salary £21,583 – £24,525 pro rata, per annum (depending on experience)
Civic Offices, Borehamwood
Working Pattern:
Flexible Hours/Part Time
30 hours per week. 30 hours per week over five days.
DBS Check:
Closing Date:
27/08/2019 at 12:00 PM
Hertsmere Borough Council

Planning Technician (part time – 30 hours per week)

Hertsmere is located in southern Hertfordshire and is an attractive environment in which to live and work.  It adjoins Greater London and has excellent road and rail links making London and the Home Counties easily accessible.

You will be working in a small, busy team.  This is a varied and interesting post which provides technical and administrative support to planning officers in Development Management. You will be responsible for the logging, validation and registration of all types of planning, pre-applications and other related applications. You will support the monthly planning committee process, issue planning decision notices and support the planning appeals process.

We are looking for candidates with a good level of education including maths and English.

Full training will be given, although it would be an advantage to have experience of records management, the ability to interpret plans and maps and experience of using GIS software.

The post is offered on a part time, permanent basis (30 hours per week over five days). 

Benefits include 26 – 31 days annual leave (depending on the length of Local Government Service), local government pension scheme, flexible working hours, free car parking, free use of leisure facilities, cycle scheme, season ticket loans and access to a large staff roof garden.

Please follow the link below to apply on line or telephone 020 8207 7475 (24 hour answerphone service) for an application pack.

Closing date for receipt of applications: 12 noon, 27 August 2019

How to apply

Please apply online via the link provided.

Please note, we do not accept CV’s submitted without a fully completed online application form.

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