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Vacancy Details

Trainee Planning Officer

Mid Sussex District Council
£17,419 pa - £21,268 pa + car allowance up to £1239 pa
Mid Sussex District Council, Haywards Heath
Working Pattern:
Full Time
37 hours per week.
DBS Check:
Closing Date:
08/05/2018 at 23:59 PM
Mid Sussex District Council

Salary £17,419 to £21,268 per annum Plus car allowance of up to £1,239 per annum

This is a rare and fantastic opportunity to develop a career in town and country planning. We are looking to appoint to this post in our Planning Service, which includes funding for the part time (day release) post graduate MSc degree in Town Planning at Brighton University.

Mid Sussex is a forward thinking Authority having won a national award for its staff development work. The post holder will provide technical support to planning officers in the consideration of planning applications and appeals. In addition there will be the potential to process householder planning applications and provide advice to our customers. The opportunity to work in our Planning Policy team on Development Plan documents will also be provided. The post holder will be encouraged and supported to obtain membership of the Royal Town Planning Institute and chartered town planner status.

The successful applicant will need to demonstrate enthusiasm, a customer focus and commitment to the pursuit of a career in Town and Country Planning. Applicants should be educated to degree standard in planning or a related subject.

Experience in Local Authority Planning is desirable but not essential. You must hold a full current driving licence and you are required to provide a car for use on Council business for which an appropriate car allowance and mileage will be paid. For an informal discussion about this post, please contact Nick Rogers 01444-477341 or Steve King 01444 477556

Close Date: 8 May 2018
Interview Date: 24 May 2018


How to apply

Please apply online via the link provided.

Please note, we do not accept CVs submitted without a fully completed online application form.

Further information on this vacancy

Contact Us

Human Resources
Tel: 01444-477265
24 hour vacancies answerphone - Tel: 01444-477506
Email: recruit@midsussex.gov.uk