Job vacancy details


Planning Technical Officer

Tonbridge & Malling Borough Council
£18,609 - 22,779 (pro rata)
Kings HIll
Working Pattern:
Part Time
25.5 hours per week. Benefits include: local government pension scheme, generous annual leave, excellent location with easy parking..
DBS Check:
Closing Date:
22/09/2019 at 23:55 PM
Tonbridge & Malling Borough Council

Working as part of the team supporting Planning Officers, you will play an important role assisting in the processing of planning applications, appeals and enforcement cases, retrieving information from hard copy and computer based maps, distributing information and using a variety of computer systems. Your role will involve a variety of clerical and administrative tasks, and you will be called upon to attend to our customers at Reception.

You may have prior experience and understanding of the development control environment, but you must have the ability to learn to answer technical enquiries from the public, and an ability to work with maps and IT systems.

You will also need to be able to communicate clearly, orally and in writing; understand and adapt quickly to a variety of tasks; and be able to read and interpret maps. An approachable manner and flexible attitude are essential. The work is enjoyed most by those who are able to work in an organised and methodical way, largely unsupervised.

For an informal chat about this role, please ring Helen Bristow, on 01732 876319.

How to apply

Please apply online. If this is not possible, please contact a member of the HR team by emailing

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