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Headquarters, Glenurquhart Road, Inverness, IV3 5NX
£20,738 - £22,677 per year
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Position Type:
Part Time
17.5 hours per week
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Job Description

Post Title: Principal Planner - PRB
Location:  Inverness
Hours:       17.5 Hours per week 
Duration:  Permanent
Salary:      £20,738 - £22,677 p.a.

Salary placing will normally be at the first point of the scale.

Contact Person: Karen Lyons Tel:01463 702194

Job Purpose: The Highland Council has the biggest land mass in Britain, and the planning team deal with a wide range of small and large scale developments, protecting and enhancing the outstanding natural, built and cultural heritage of the area whilst ensuring development makes a contribution toward sustainable growth. 

If you are an experienced, flexible and knowledgeable professional, and you want to take lead responsibility for the management of the Highland Council’s planning review processes then please apply for this challenging opportunity.

This is a permanent, part-time position and we can work flexibly around other commitments you may have.  The post lends itself to virtual or remote working with only limited attendance required principally to support meetings of the Local Review Body.

We are an Equal Opportunities employer and are committed to improving the diversity of our workforce. We welcome applications from people from all backgrounds, representative of the communities we serve. We champion diversity, inclusion and wellbeing within the workplace.

Please APPLY ONLINE. If you are unable to apply online and you wish to request an offline application pack, please contact Business Support, T: 01955 608279 (24 hour voicemail) quoting post the reference number above.

Please find the Job Description below.

Shortlisted applicants will normally be contacted by e-mail, unless otherwise stated. Please check your e-mails regularly, including your junk/spam folder.




A degree in Town Planning

Post qualification experience in a wide range of planning work, including development management.

Chartered Member of the RTPI.