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Council Job Vacancies

Welcome to St.Helens Council's Job Vacancies. Please follow the instructions on each individual form to complete your application. Completed forms will be submitted automatically to the appropriate team for processing and you will be notified should your application proceed to interview.


Job title:
Planning Officer
Job reference:
Place Services
SCP 26 - 28
From: 29636 To: 31371 per annum
37 per week
Closing date:


St Helens is at the heart of the northwest region, where the pace of change is as fast as ever, transforming both landscape and economy. St Helens has a reputation for working in partnership to deliver employment and homes for its residents. In light of this, we are currently in the progress of formulating a new local plan to meet the future needs of the Borough.

We are therefore seeking an experienced Planning Officer to join one of two area teams in the Council's Development Control section. Quality and performance are at the heart of the service and are key priorities for the team as a whole. The successful candidate will therefore have a positive attitude and 'can do' approach to work within this context.

Applicants should be able to demonstrate sound judgement, have a flexible approach to problem solving and be capable of dealing with a wide variety of situations working within a friendly, supported environment. They must have a relevant qualification, excellent communication and negotiation skills, as well as being enthusiastic and committed.

For an informal discussion, please contact Alan Kilroe, Team Leader on 01744 676177 or Melanie Hale, Service Manager - Development & Building Control on 01744 676115.

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