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Local Plan Lead

This vacancy is: Temporary

Salary: PO5-8 (scp 35-38) £43,421 to £46,464 per annum

Location: Clitheroe, Lancashire

Closing Date: Sunday 16th June 2024

Local Plan Lead
Economic Development And Planning Department 

Reference No: EDP86
PO5-8 (scp 35-38) £43,421 to £46,464 per annum 
37 hours per week
Two Year Fixed Term Contract 

Located in Lancashire, close to the Lake District, North Yorkshire Moors and Yorkshire Dales, Ribble Valley is a beautiful rural area which includes market towns and picturesque villages and a large part of the Forest of Bowland Area National Landscape. 

The combination of such an attractive area and proximity to large urban areas in Lancashire present an interesting and challenging mix of planning issues.

We are looking for an enthusiastic and experienced planner to join a multi-disciplinary team dealing with planning policy, housing, economic development, and community partnerships.   You will lead in the preparation and adoption of the Council’s new Local Plan and associated planning policy documents.

You will receive and respond as appropriate to written, telephone and face to face enquiries regarding the Local Plan and other planning policy documents.  You must have a recognised town planning, or similar, qualification and knowledge of current planning legislation and guidance.

If you wish to join an enjoyable yet challenging working environment that forms part of an organisation committed to making a real difference for the community that we serve, then we want to hear from you.  

Join us to receive a host of benefits such as flexible working hours (flexitime scheme in operation with no core hours), generous leave entitlement, occupational pension scheme and training/development opportunities.

Closing date for applications:  Sunday, 16th June 2024
Interviews will be held on:  Monday, 24th June 2024

If you need reasonable adjustments for any part of the recruitment process, please contact us on the details above or provide further information on your application form.

Ribble Valley Borough Council reserve the right to close job vacancies before the deadline, so please apply early to avoid disappointment.

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Ribble Valley Borough Council is an equal opportunities employer.