Senior Planning Officer

City of Edinburgh Council

  • Location: Edinburgh
  • £36,499 to £43,619 per annum, Grade 8
  • Hours: Full Time
  • Contact: Please see description
  • Reference: EDN10142

Job Description


Senior Planning Officer
Waverley Court

Salary: £36,499 - £43,619
Hours: 36 per week

The Council is recruiting for a permanent senior planning officer post within the Planning Service in Edinburgh. The successful candidate is likely to be placed in the development management part of the service, within a local development team. 

The candidate must have an RTPI accredited planning qualification. An architectural conservation qualification would be desirable. The post requires full membership of the RTPI and candidates should be able to demonstrate they have a good range of experience in dealing with all application types.

We are looking for an enthusiastic individual with exemplary project management skills, who can work flexibly and deliver outstanding results within tight timescales. Your communication and customer care skills must be of the highest standard.

A driving licence is desirable.

Our salary range typically reflects the initial starting salary and annually increases until it reaches the top of the range. For roles in grade 5 or above, annual increments in our contribution zones are dependent on achieving agreed performance goals.

Applications must be made online at

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