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Part Time Planning Support Officer

Employer West Lancashire Borough Council Reference HR1022
Published Wednesday 19 April 2017 Closing date 12pm Midday on Tuesday 2 May 2017
Working Pattern Part Time Hours 20 hours per week (work pattern to be agreed)
Salary £18,070 - £20,138 per annum (pro rata to 20 hours) Disclosure Basic
Location 52 Derby Street, Ormskirk Duration  Permanent


We are seeking to appoint a suitably experienced person to support the delivery of an efficient and effective Planning and Building Control Service.

The Planning Support Officer will assist in the administrative processing of planning applications and building control submissions using computerised and manual systems within the deadlines set. In addition, you will assist in the processing of planning pre-application enquiries as well as producing and issuing decision notices and completion certificates.

The successful candidate will work as part of a team, and have the ability to work under pressure to meet deadlines in a busy office.  You will have experience of using computerised systems and be educated to GCSE level or equivalent (including 3 passes at Grade C or above, ideally including Maths and English).  An ECDL, CLAIT Level 2 or an equivalent IT qualification is also desirable.


Download an application form (MS Word, 331kb)

Completed application forms should be emailed to Recruitment@westlancs.gov.uk

If you are unable to return the application form by email, then you can send your completed application form to: West Lancashire Borough Council, Human Resources, 52 Derby Street, Ormskirk, Lancashire, L39 2DF.

If you cannot apply using the above application form, then please call 01695 577177 or email Recruitment@westlancs.gov.uk

All applications for vacancies should be submitted by the application method stated. Please note that we do not accept speculative CVs.

Please note that if you have not been invited to interview within 4 weeks of the closing date you should assume you have not been successful at the shortlisting stage.

The successful applicant will be required to undergo security checks as part of the Baseline Personnel Security Standard for accessing Government records.  This will include a Basic Disclosure Scotland Criminal Record check.

Please be advised that a criminal record will not necessarily be a bar to obtaining a position with West Lancashire Borough Council.

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