Planning Technician

East Lothian Council

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Vacancy Information

It is East Lothian Council's policy that successful applicants will be placed on the first point of the salary scale.

Salary: £23012 - £25184 per annum
Permanent full time position
35 hours per week
Mon - Fri
To start asap

This post is based within the Planning Service and will be directed towards registration of planning applications but also with responsibilities for GIS mapping and administration, the corporate address gazetteer and covering other technicians' work as required. There will be opportunities for planning application work subject to qualifications and experience. The post is based in an attractive modern office space with options for flexible and mobile working.

Job Details

To provide cartographic, technical and presentational support to assist in the delivery of a high quality planning service compliant with relevant legislation and performance standards through the provision

Please download the attached Job Outline/Person Specification at the bottom of the page for the exact duties and tasks required of the post.

Job Requirements

Relevant Qualifications
Educated to HNC/SVQ3 in Planning or related discipline (surveying, cartographic, geographical) and be able to demonstrate equivalent knowledge, skills and competencies gained through relevant experience.

Full current driving licence and access to a vehicle (*please see Job Outline/Person Specification).

This post involves accessing the public services network, therefore the preferred candidate will be subject to the Baseline Personnel Security Standards (BPSS). The preferred candidate will be subject to a Basic Disclosure provided by Disclosure Scotland prior to a formal offer of employment being made by East Lothian Council.

Additional Information

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