Assistant Planning Officer - SBO05149

Scottish Borders Council


£29,821.93 to £32,522.92 per annum Grade 8A Full Time Contact: Please see description Reference: SBO05149

Job Details

Grade: 8a
Hourly Rate: £16.3408 - £17.8208
Salary: £29,821.93 - £32,522.92 per annum
Contract: Permanent

Role Purpose

A permanent full-time opportunity has arisen within in the Development Management section for an enthusiastic person to assist in handling a full and varied caseload of planning and listed building consent applications within a wide geographical area.

Where this is a requirement for the successful candidate to work from home as part of the role you will be provided with the necessary IT equipment by the Council, however, you will be responsible for the provision of any required furniture.


For the planning officer, a degree, or post graduate qualification in Town Planning or related subject.

You should hold a degree or equivalent in planning and be capable of working with minimum supervision. This post would be suitable for candidates with recent post-qualification experience. However, applications will also be welcomed from recent Planning Graduates.

A current driving licence and use of a vehicle is an essential requirement of this post.
* If you have a disability which precludes you from holding a drivers licence, Scottish Borders Council will take into account its responsibility to make reasonable adjustments to allow for your disability. Should it be possible to make such an adjustment in order that you can undertake the travel responsibilities of the post, this will be taken into account in consideration for this role.

Informal Enquiries

For informal enquiries contact John Hayward Email: Barry Fotheringham email Carlos Clarke email or telephone 01835 826745/6735

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