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Carroch, Carrochan Road, Balloch, G83 8EG
£27,130 – £38,601 per annum (Band C or D depending on experience)
Contract Type:
Fixed Term
Position Type:
Full Time
35 hours per week
Work From Home:

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Are you looking for an exciting and rewarding opportunity to work in one of the most beautiful and scenic landscapes in the world? Join us now to be part of the vital force in protecting and enhancing our National Park. Play a crucial role in tackling the twin challenges of the Global Climate Emergency and Nature Crisis.

Job Title: Development Management Planner

Location: Balloch, with hybrid working model in place

Salary: £27,130 - £38,601 - Band C or D depending on experience

Hours: 35 hours per week, but we are happy to talk flexible working

Status: 1-year fixed term (Maternity Cover)

Our award-winning planning service handles a wide range of varied planning applications, from a gold mine to affordable housing developments, run of river hydro schemes and major hotel and tourism development - there is a lot going on. Interest in development within the National Park has remained high through the pandemic, as have application numbers. This is your opportunity to join our award-winning planning service and make a difference for future generations.

The Role:

This is an exciting time to join our team, we are looking for someone who can handle a diverse range of planning applications as well as contribute to supporting processes, deliver timeous planning decisions which contribute to wider National Park Authority outcomes and support the wider Statutory Planning function - including contributing or leading projects, service improvements and innovative delivery of services. You can view the full Job Description on our website.

Who we are looking for:

Your skills, abilities and experience should include: 

·        Degree or equivalent in Planning or a related discipline

·        Corporate membership of RTPI (or at an advanced stage towards)

·        Current UK driving Licence (or access to a driver if disability prevents driving).

·        Demonstratable relevant experience in the development management service

·        Knowledge and experience of rural planning issues

·        Excellent interpersonal skills

Ideally you will also have an up-to-date knowledge of the Scottish Environmental and Planning Sector.

Please note, if you have a lesser qualification or experience there may still be an opportunity to be considered at a grade appropriate to your experience.

How to apply:

If you are interested in this role, please complete your application by 3rd June 2022.

·        Access our application form on our website

·        Interviews may be held virtually

·        Interview dates are set for: 14th June 2022

Who we are and our values:

Loch Lomond and the Trossachs National Park is more than just an idyllic place to work, the Park Authority is one of the UK’s Top 100 best not for profit companies to work for. Our Balloch headquarters is within easy reach of both Glasgow and Stirling with a train station at easy walking distance, a cycle to work scheme, although also ample car parking onsite.

We offer flexible and remote working, with a generous pension scheme, annual leave allowance and access to wellbeing services and strong focus on wellbeing throughout the organisation.

Being part of Loch Lomond & the Trossachs National Park means being passionate about what you do, working hard to inspire and lead the way for others. We care about each other and are accessible and friendly treating each other with respect and understanding, we think about our planet with each decision we make. Together, we are the difference.

Loch Lomond & the Trossachs National Park are proud to celebrate difference. Diversity of experience is vital in our success we want our business to be representative to the communities we work alongside. As an equal opportunity employer, we actively encourage applicants from a wide range of individuals, irrespective of age, disability, gender reassignment, gender identity and expression, marriage and civil partnership, pregnancy and maternity, race, religion or belief, sex, and sexual orientation.