Planning Officer (Development Management)
Worksop, Nottinghamshire

Vacancy Reference: 002158

Location: Worksop, Nottinghamshire

Closing Date: 10/03/2021

Salary: £29,577 to £32,234 per annum

Employment Type: Permanent, full-time

Department: Directorate of Regeneration

Hours Per week: 37

Ref: REG1102P​​​​​​​ - Planning Officer (Development Management)

Based at our modern offices in Worksop, Nottinghamshire. This is an exciting opportunity for a self-motivated individual to join our vibrant and progressive Planning team. 

In this vital planning role, you’ll enjoy the challenge of working within a busy team, with opportunities to work on both rural and urban projects. You’ll handle a varied case load of planning applications, as well as dealing with appeals. Ideally, we are looking to appoint someone with relevant experience of development management gained either with a local authority or in the private sector.

Your responsibilities will include visiting sites to assess the merits of the proposed development, taking accounts of views expressed by partners and the public, and writing reports. Excellent written and verbal communication skills are therefore vital. We’ll also expect you to have strong analytical and judgment skills in order to interpret plans, information and data, as well as being a great problem solver. A degree level qualification in Town and Country Planning is also required.

Bassetlaw District Council recognises employees’ commitment to excellence in service delivery, and in return is committed to providing a healthy work-life balance as part of a generous rewards package, which includes:

  • A minimum of 25 days annual leave rising incrementally each to year to a maximum of 31 days after 5 years’ service, plus bank holidays
  • A generous pension scheme
  • Flexitime Scheme
  • Annual leave purchase scheme
  • Free healthcare cash plan and benefits
  • Family friendly policies
  • Discounted car parking  

For an informal discussion about the role, please contact John Krawczyk, Development Team Manager on 01909 533533.

​​​​​​​To apply 

To request an application pack, please visit, email or telephone the HR Team on (01909) 533121. Please quote REG1102P​​​​​​​ on the application form and within all correspondence.

Closing date:     12 noon, Wednesday 10th March 2021

Interview date:  w/c 22nd March 2021 


This vacancy is now closed. We are no longer accepting applications for this position.