Bin collection schedule

There are BLACK bin general waste collections for ALL residents this week (16-20 January). There area also BLUE bin recycling collections for residents who didn't have one last week.

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Current vacancies

Graduate Planning Officer

  • This vacancy is: Temporary full time
  • Salary: £19,939 - £22,434
  • Location: Rugby
  • Closing date: Sunday 29th January 2017


3 Year Fixed Term

Are you looking to develop your experience in a range of urban and rural planning issues?

Rugby continues to experience significant growth following the adoption of its Core Strategy. This recognises the opportunities that Rugby offers as a location for sustainable development and economic prosperity. As a consequence of recent internal promotions an opportunity has arisen within the Development and Enforcement Team for a Graduate Planning Officer on a three year fixed term contract.

Your main responsibilities will be the processing of a range of planning applications and associated consents, including providing pre-application advice on proposed applications, assessing, preparing and presenting reports on planning applications and representing the Council in any appeals. Explaining every step of the planning process to our customers is vital to our success, and your achievements will be based not only on your ability to do your job but also on putting customer service at the heart of everything you do.

You will need to have a relevant degree or professional qualification, knowledge of current planning legislation and possess excellent communication and advisory skills. A driving license and access to a car for business use is essential.

For an informal discussion about this role, please call Nick Freer, our Development and Enforcement Manager on 01788 533767.

Our preferred method of application is online - please follow the link below.

Alternatively, postal application packs can be obtained by calling 01788 533564, or by e-mail:

Interview Date: week commencing 6 February 2017

Important information

Please download and read the following information before proceeding with your application:

Information for Job Applicants Job Profile - Graduate Planning Officer

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Rugby Borough Council is an equal opportunities employer.

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