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Planning Enforcement Officer


£ 23,693 - £32,535 (career grade) per annum


Lymington and the New Forest

Contract Type:

Maternity cover for 12 months, full time

Closing Date:

8 JUNE 2021

Planning Enforcement Officer

The New Forest National Park offers a unique and truly outstanding environment in which to work. Whether you are a planning officer looking for a new challenge, an enforcement officer or someone who has experience in a related investigative field, this position offers an interesting range of cases and an opportunity to contribute towards the preservation of this special area for the future.

Working within a small team you will manage an interesting and varied caseload which will require you to:

  • undertake site visits within a beautiful and diverse landscape
  • investigate and assess alleged breaches of planning control
  • prepare correspondence and maintain accurate records
  • negotiate remedial action where necessary

We are looking for an individual with strong interpersonal skills who is self-motivated and well-organised. You will have excellent customer care skills and be confident in dealing with a variety of individuals in an efficient and professional manner. In return we provide a friendly and supportive work environment where personal development is encouraged.

This is a career graded role and appointment within the above salary range will be dependent on qualifications and experience. This post requires a valid driving licence and is based at our offices in Lymington.

To apply, please refer to the documents on the right and complete an application form. CVs are not accepted.

Closing date:  10am on 8 June 2021

Interviews:     By video link during w/c 14 June 2021

For queries please email or call 01590 646637 during normal office hours.

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