Senior Development Control Officer

Howden, Goole
£29,016 to £35,532 per annum
19 Nov 2020
09 Dec 2020
Contract Type
Full Time

Senior Development Control Officer

Yorkshire and Humber Drainage Boards represent 8 public flood risk management authorities. Our work reduces flood risk to thousands of residents, businesses, property, and infrastructure. We operate 81 pumping stations, maintain over 800 miles of watercourses and rivers that drain over 360 square miles. We represent one of the largest groups of flood risk management authorities in the country.

As the land drainage authority for a large part of the region we have an important role in ensuring that developers and others carry out their activities within a regulatory framework, so they do not increase flood risk. We work with 8 local planning authorities, and through the town and country planning process we try to ensure developers meet their obligations; obligations which are ultimately secured through the land drainage consent process.

The successful candidate will be a confident and motivated individual with excellent communication skills, shall be experienced in working for a local authority, in a regulatory or policy role. They shall be able to work independently and manage their own workload, sometimes under challenging deadlines.

The role comes with a competitive annual salary ranging from £29,016 to £35,532 (depending on experience). Admission (or continued membership) of the Local Government Pension Scheme, generous annual leave and 3 additional discretionary days.

The post is based at the Boards Offices at Howden.

The closing date for applications is 9th December 2020

Interview date 16th December 2020 (Provisional)

Click 'Apply' below for further information and to submit a copy of the attached application pack. 

Please note that we will not accept CV’s as part of this application process.

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