Job vacancy details


Planning Technical Officer

Tonbridge & Malling Borough Council
£18,609 - 22,779
Kings HIll
Working Pattern:
Part Time/Full Time
37 hours per week. Benefits include: local government pension scheme, generous annual leave, excellent location with easy parking..
DBS Check:
Closing Date:
16/02/2020 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.

Whilst prior experience and understanding of the planning development control environment is desirable, 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.

Interviews will take place on Thursday 27 February 2020

We are advertising this as a full time position but consideration will be given to applicants who seek a part time role, if you are seeking a part time role then please specify this on your application form.

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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