Assistant Planner (Comp ID: 010428)
Strong written and verbal communication skills with excellent report writing analytical skills
To complete site inspections as part of his or her case load
Preparing responses to preplanning requests and holding preplanning discussions with prospective applicants
Preparing responses to appeals of Planning decisions
Preparing recommendations on compliance with Planning conditions
Carrying out survey work, research and analysis, drafting policies and proposals, preparing written statements and maps and other work as required on the agreed Forward Planning and work programme.
Carrying out analysis, working with databases, interpreting results, preparing written reports as part of the active land management work programme,
To answer phone and email queries, including those received through the Councils Customer Relations Management System, dealing with members of the public in a courteous, prompt and efficient manner
To participate in continued professional development and training provided by the County Council
To provide assistance to other work colleagues; and liaise with other departments as required
Strong IT skills including knowledge of relevant applications such as GIS; Powerpoint, Word and Excel
Any other duties assigned from time to time.