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Militia House,English Street, DG1 2HR
£41,664 - £44,916 per year
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Full Time
36 hours per week

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Senior Planner Development Management (18/752)


£41,664 - £44,916



We are looking for a self-motivated, enthusiastic individual with excellent written and verbal communication skills who can work as part of a small specialised team as well as on their own initiative. You should have be a full RTPI Member, educated to SCQF level 9 in planning or a related discipline and have substantial experience in development management across all types of casework. Your caseload will be diverse, varied, and stimulating involving a lot of major wind farm related cases, affordable housing applications, and a variety of other retail, leisure and community led projects and complex/major applications. The team also works closely with legal services in securing bonds and other legal obligations. You will prepare your own Reports, take part in Committee meetings, prepare appeal submissions, appear at appeal hearings, take part in PLIs, and engage with a range of key stakeholders including the Scottish Government’s Energy Consents Unit, South of Scotland Enterprise, and the Council’s Economic Regeneration Team.


Dumfries and Galloway Council can offer flexible working arrangements including agile working from home, the use of electric pool vehicles, flexible working hours, generous annual leave entitlement, an attractive pension scheme for new employees, and relocation assistance available. Interview expenses will be met.


A current driving licence is an essential requirement of this post. However, if you have a disability which precludes you from holding a driving licence consideration will be given if alternative transport can be arranged.


For further information please contact: Robert Duncan 032 

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