Richmondshire District Council

Title: Planning Officer

Salary: Grade 10, £29,636- £31,371pa SCP 32-34

Contract Type: Permanent 

Working Pattern: Full time

Hours: 37

Job Reference: PLAN DEV 03-07

Exciting times lie ahead for Richmondshire District Council. With significant projects taking shape, and an emerging Local Plan shaping the future of a diverse geographical area, we are looking for talented individuals to bring our plans to life.

An opportunity has arisen in the form of a dedicated Planning Officer role in the Development Management team whose focus is on determining planning applications and responding to pre-application enquiries. We are looking for someone with an understanding of the planning process, or of the development industry, who wishes to use their excellent organisational, negotiation and communication skills to advise, guide and negotiate with applicants on a wide range of development sites.

This opportunity will provide an excellent start or progression to your career in planning by bringing you into contact with a wide variety of development proposals and planning issues in a forward-thinking Planning Team.

In return for your hard work and contribution, we can offer you a competitive salary, support for your continuous professional development, generous annual leave, membership of the Local Government Pension Scheme and more.

For a full discussion about this post please contact Bart Milburn, Planning Manager, on 01748 901135, or Ian Nesbit, Development Management Team Leader on 01748 901126. 



  • Closing date: 10am Monday, 25 November 2019
  • Interview date: Wednesday, 11 December 2019


An application form must be completed. CVs alone will not be accepted.

You can also obtain/return application forms by:

  • Email:
  • By post: Human Resources, Richmondshire District Council, Mercury House, Station Road, Richmond, North Yorkshire, DL10 4JX

We value diversity in our workforce and are committed to equal opportunities. Disabled candidates who meet the essential criteria are guaranteed an interview. Applications invited from all sectors of society, as covered by the Equality Act 2010.

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