Planning Support Officer

Posted 29 July 2022
Salary Up to £12.50 per hour
LocationNorthampton
Job type Temporary
DisciplineHR, Business Support & Administration
ReferencePLANN74862_1659090045
ContactShawna Smith

Job description

Opus People Solutions are recruiting on behalf of West Northamptonshire Council for a Planning Support Officer to provide effective and efficient support for the administration, registration, processing, and consultation of all Development Management.

Initially a 3-month contract with options to extend and possible permanent position in the new year.

Main responsibilities:

  • Responsible for the provision of word processing and data inputting services
  • Use GIS mapping software to verify addresses and information to customers
  • Assisting in maintaining and updating of systems
  • Ensure all planning application documentation is accurately recorded
  • To undertake reception, phone and ACD duties as required.
  • To scan/index, register/distribute and process incoming post and emails
  • To deal with planning and building control enquiries via telephone
  • To collect payments and issuing receipts and processing of fees taken for planning and building control fees
  • Register and record General Enquires and Solicitor Enquiries
  • Process Building Control application information

Additional Information:

  • Monday-Friday
  • 37 hours per week
  • Office location- Northampton NN1 1DE