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Posted Thu 04 January 2024, 11:11 AM

Ref: OR/082139

Job Title
Planning Technician
Town Planning & Regeneration
Available on Application
Contract Type
North West

Full Description

Osborne Richardson have an excellent opportunity for a Planning Technician to join a busy local authority in the North West of England. As a Planning Technician you will be involved with a range of administrative functions concerned with the processing and handling of planning applications including processing and determining no major applications including advertisements, householder, listed building, change of use and prior approvals. You may also be involved with receiving and logging applications, scanning and uploading onto the relevant database, validating applications to check for content and preparing documents to be used in planning committee meetings; you will also assist in drafting planning notice letters.

Other duties will include dealing with inbound calls and providing advice to customers. On a day to day basis you will deal with a high volume of enquiries and you will help manage a busy flow of emails. Another key function of the role will be utilising our clients document management system to index application documents.

This role would be suited to a Graduate in Town Planning with some recent relevant work experience. You will need good admin skills and a good understanding of the terminology used and the planning application process.

The role will initial run until the 31st March 2024, but it could potentially be extended beyond this date. The rate offered is £21/hr and this role is inside IR35.

Contact us ASAP if you are interested and would like more info.

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