VACANCY – Senior Development Control Officer

As the land drainage authority for a large part of the region we have an important role in ensuring that developers and others carry out their activities within a regulatory framework, so they do not increase flood risk. We work with 8 local planning authorities, and through the town and country planning process we try to ensure developers meet their obligations; obligations which are ultimately secured through the land drainage consent process.

The successful candidate will be a confident and motivated individual with excellent communication skills, shall be experienced in working for a local authority, in a regulatory or policy role. They shall be able to work independently and manage their own workload, sometimes under challenging deadlines.

The role comes with a competitive annual salary ranging from £29,016 to £35,532 (depending on experience). Admission (or continued membership) of the Local Government Pension Scheme, generous annual leave and 3 additional discretionary days.

Senior Development Control Officer Application Form