We operate a bilingual policy. All applicants are invited to apply in Welsh, any application submitted in Welsh will not be treated less favourably than an application made in English.

Development Management Assistant – Compliance

Closing date: 31/03/2023

Reference: REQ104477

37 hours / Permanent

27,344 - 29,439 *

County Hall, Aberaeron

*All salary values are pro-rata.

About the role

We are looking to recruit a highly motivated individual to join our Development Management Service on a permanent, full-time basis, based at our Aberaeron office. 

On a day to day basis you will:

  • Undertake the efficient and effective investigation of breaches of planning control within the County and utilise appropriate enforcement interventions as necessary

We are looking to recruit an individual:

  • With a degree or equivalent in Town and Country Planning or related discipline
  • With an ability to communicate impartially and effectively with a wide range of people at various levels
  • With an ability to work with limited supervision and to work to tight deadlines
  • With a strong commitment to providing a high quality service to the public and strong commitment to customer satisfaction

The post requires a degree of fluency in the Welsh language. Please note that a successful applicant without the required Welsh language skill will be fully supported to reach the required standard within two years of appointment.

For an informal discussion, please contact Catrin Newbold (Service Manager – Development Management) on Tel: (01545) 572131

Job Description and Person Specification

Note: We reserve the right to amend 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

Economy and Regeneration

We play a fundamental role in the delivery of the Council’s key Corporate Strategy objective that seeks to boost the economy of the County and the Mid Wales region. We are organised into three main sections: Economy, Planning and Property Services.  Our primary functions include:  

  • Growth and Enterprise: Supporting economic growth and regeneration locally and across the region; Growing Mid Wales; the Corporate Estate and Development Opportunities; Project Support; European and local funding; Food Centre Wales and supporting Agri-Food development; Tourism promotion and development; Tourist Information Centres; Coast and Countryside
  • Planning Services: Supporting growth through Planning and Building Control Services; Strategic and Local Land Use Planning Policy; Development Management; Building Control; and Land Searches.
  • Property Services: Supporting the Council’s programme through Project Management; Property and Building Maintenance; Facilities Management; Carbon Management; and the Efficient Use of Council Property.
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