Scale 6, Salary GBP27,402 - GBP29,010 pa
Work Hours: 36 Hours per Week
Hackney is London's most diverse, dynamic borough. Reaching from the Square Mile to Queen Elizabeth Olympic Park, this is an area of rapid economic growth, particularly in technology, media, fashion and other creative industries. Hackney has more green spaces than any other inner London borough; some of the capital's finest schools; first class transport connections; excellent public services; and thriving arts, cultural and retail sectors. We seek people with ambition, creativity and commitment to ensure our economic growth provides benefits for everyone and creates opportunities to transform the lives of residents.
You will be responsible for visiting sites in order to investigate all reports of alleged breaches of planning control, recording your findings and undertaking planning history checks and then advising the Planning Enforcement Officers of your findings. You will also be responsible for initiating formal enforcement action.
You will have an analytical approach and excellent organisational skills and have exceptional communication skills - both oral and written, and will be able to gain access to some sites by ladder or scaffolding.
This is an excellent opportunity for someone with a planning background or who is passionate about the built environment at an innovative and vibrant borough.
For further details on the role please refer to the job description and person specification. It is essential that you include a supporting statement, no longer than two sides of A4, addressing how your skills, knowledge and experience meet all the aspects of the post.
At Hackney, we go that extra mile for our people; we offer a work environment which is stimulating, fast moving and supportive, giving you the chance to use your skills and develop new ones within a high profile organisation. If you share our values and are ready to be part of our exciting journey please visit our website via the button below to apply.
Closing date: 31st July 2018 (22:59hrs)
Interview Date: 13th August 2018
We are passionate about equal opportunities and welcome applicants with a broad diversity of talent and those who are interested in flexible working arrangements.