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Senior Planning Officer (Ecology)

Vacancy Details

Location: Civic Centre
Job Type: Part Time, Permanent
Category: City Council (External Vacancy)
Closing Date: 06/29/2021
Reference: 0000010522


Directorate: Housing Development & Growth

Section: Planning Services

Grade: Level 11

Actual Salary: £17,363 - £18,945

Hours: 18.5 per week

Closing Date: 29/06/2021

This is an excellent opportunity for an experienced ecologist with strong communication skills who will work alongside our Development Management team and other specialists providing multi-disciplinary technical support to drive the delivery of growth for our great city.

You will have a real opportunity to integrate biodiversity considerations into council policy and strategy as our new local plan emerges. The post holder will provide specialist advice to the planning (development management) process with a varied and interesting workload including biodiversity offsetting and also lead on the mapping and classification of natural habitats.

Applicants should:

             Be qualified to degree level or equivalent in a relevant environmental subject

             Have full Membership of the Chartered Institute of Ecology and Environmental Management (CIEEM) or eligibility at that level.

             Demonstrate specialist expertise in the determination of complex development management proposals and / or delivery of specialist policy or design expertise.

             Have strong data management and GIS skills

Please note that if an employee who is currently at risk of redundancy within the organisation applies for this vacancy their application will receive priority.  If this happens you will be advised accordingly.

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