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Planning Enforcement Officer - Contract

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Dutton Recruitment are currently seeking a Planning Enforcement Officer for work in Rotherham, South Yorkshire.

The post holder will be a senior officer in the Enforcement Team which deals with investigating and resolving breaches of planning control, including those relating to adverts, listed buildings and Tree Preservation Orders.

Key Duties:

1 To build a strong relationship with other services, investigating a wide range of breaches of planning control.
2 Visiting sites to investigate and establish breaches of planning control, negotiating with owner/occupiers to resolve breaches where relevant, and maintaining accurate notes and photographic evidence of site visits.
3 Potential for dealing with planning applications that have been submitted as a result of enforcement intervention.
4 Preparing reports in respect of breaches of planning control, and relevant enforcement and other statutory notices where applicable, and carrying out the personal service of notices.
5 Providing evidence of fact to support the Authority's case in the event of an appeal against an enforcement notice and presenting evidence for written representations and hearings in the event of an appeal against a notice.
6 Preparing evidence for court in the event of prosecution of offences where the requirements of an enforcement notice have not been complied with.
7 Ensuring compliance with enforcement notices and court orders.
8 Keeping up to date with relevant legislation, statutory guidance and case law, and providing training to other officers / Members as appropriate.

You will be required to make site visits in a large urban and rural area and so will need to hold a driving licence and have access to a car. Some out of hours work may be required if breaches occur at that time (such as hours of opening for take-aways etc).

A criminal record check / DBS is required to qualify for the role.

If you would like to be considered then please click on "Apply Now" to submit your details, or give us a call on 01709 794000 now.

Salary:
£14.20 - £17.40 per hour

Location:
Rotherham,
South Yorkshire,
England

Duration:
12 Months

Reference:
CONS/PEO/ROTH