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Validation Officer

Closing date: 05/12/2021

Reference: REQ103323

37 hours / Permanent

20,092 - 21,322 *

County Hall, Aberaeron

*All salary values are pro-rata.

About the role

An opportunity has arisen with the Corporate Service Support Team, to help provide support to the Development Control Team and providing a key function around the initial validation of planning applications submitted to the council.

The opportunity would suit those with a methodical approach to work, with attention to detail and they must have excellent IT skills. Any experience of Development Management procedures would be desirable.

As a result of Covid-19, the Council continues to follow Welsh Government guidelines and as a result this post would initially be home working.

Job Description and Person Specification

Note: We reserve the right to extend the application closing date.

What we offer

Work-life balance

Lifestyle savings scheme

Generous employer pension scheme

Cycle to work scheme

Learning and development

Where you'll work

Democratic Services

We play a key role in ensuring the smooth and efficient management of the decision-making process of the Council, including support and advice to Councillors; PA, administrative and project management support to all service areas; facilitating elections; the communications team; translation and the Welsh Language policy officer.  Our key functions include: 

  • Corporate Service Support: PA and Administrative support; Business support including project management and minute taking.
  • Democratic Services: Councillors; Council, Cabinet, Overview and Scrutiny Committees and Regulatory Committees.
  • Electoral Services: General and local elections; Management of electoral register.
  • Communications Team: Manage communication activities corporately; support services in campaigns and projects; deal with the press and media; develop and issue press releases; manage social media pages.
  • Translation: Documents and simultaneous translation.
  • Welsh Language Standards: Operational; Policy making; Promotion; Monitoring; Service delivery.
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