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Gordon House,Blackhall Road, AB51 3WA
£31,399 - £33,139 per year
Contract Type:
Fixed Term
Position Type:
Full Time
36.25 hours per week

This position has expired.

Job Description

You will enjoy the challenge of being part of a dedicated planning enforcement team with a focus on delivering the planning enforcement function across Aberdeenshire.  The post will provide an opportunity to work on a wide range of planning enforcement cases, both in an urban and rural environment.  The post has arisen due to a secondment and is required for a temporary period until 31 July 2023.

The role of Planning Enforcement Officer provides an opportunity for you to make a positive contribution to safeguarding the character and appearance of Aberdeenshire.  This is a key role that includes investigating complaints and contraventions of planning control, as well as enforcing advertisement and listed building controls.

You should have good communication and negotiation skills and the ability to demonstrate that you can organise and manage your own work tasks with limited supervision.  The ability to deal effectively but diplomatically with people, often in difficult situations is also essential. You can also understand and interpret plans and drawings associated with planning applications. You will have experience in planning enforcement, planning or an enforcement environment.  You will also have the ability to travel throughout the Aberdeenshire Area.

Location: The team are currently working remotely (from home) instead of from their base at Gordon House, Inverurie.  A flexible/hybrid arrangement is the norm post COVID restrictions as the Service remains committed to working within an enhanced digital environment.  This will involve flexible home/office working with undertaking site visits, attending offices for team meetings, and training events as necessary.

Link to further information on the Enforcement officer post see document attached along with the Job Profile. 

This post has a minimum requirement of one reference which must be your current or most recent employer.

This post is fixed term until 31/07/2023

Informal enquiries to Wendy Forbes - 01467 538066

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