Environmental Planning Assistant

  • Contract
  • Leicestershire, United Kingdom
  • £16 per hour

Environmental Planning Assistant
A client of mine in Leicestershire is looking for an Environmental Planning Assistant to join their team for a period of 3-6 months to assist the Natural & Built Environment Team with tree and conservation area applications and general administration.

Role Purpose
*To assist in promoting best practice in environmental planning and conservation of the natural and built environment across the Borough through the implementation and review of the statutory development plan and associated guidance for the Borough.
*To provide advice on planning applications and provide guidance upon the implications of new legislation, policy guidance and initiatives advanced by other bodies and agencies.
*To deliver an effective and appropriate service to all service users, fairly and without discrimination.
Qualifications
Undergraduate Degree or Diploma OR Significant experience in a similar role.
Degree or Diploma in a relevant discipline (e.g. urban design, building conservation, landscape design, ecology, or town planning).
Eligible for membership of the IHBC, Landscape Institute, CIEEM, RTPI or a recognised Urban Design Group practitioner or similar appropriate professional body.
Experience
Practical experience of the processes and procedures associated with environmental planning and conservation.
Experience of working in the planning system.
Experience of appeals or other quasi-judicial processes related to environmental planning and conservation
Skills/Knowledge
Demonstrate an understanding of major aspects of current legislation and Government advice relevant to environmental planning and conservation.
Ability to interpret plans and planning legislation.
Able to write and present clear and concise reports in relation to technical matters.
ICT knowledge and aptitude especially MS office suite of software.
Familiarity with GIS.
Please note this position call inside IR35
To apply for this position please email an updated version of your CV to kotton@strideresourcing.com or call me on 02392314795

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