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Planning Team Apprentice – Craven District Council

15/11/2021

Planning Team Apprentice – Craven District Council

SectorBusiness

Level3

LocationSkipton

Hours40

Wage£4.30 per hour

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About this vacancy

Craven District Council are offering the opportunity for an apprentice to join the planning team in an administration role. This is a unique team that will require someone with a willingness to learn in the workplace and a positive attitude towards work.

For the right applicant this position could lead to full time employment and progression within the company. Applicants for this position must have GCSE grades C (4) or above in both Maths and English.

  • Maintain confidentiality of records and ensure security of data
  • Interpret and action legislation
  • Work collaboratively and act for the benefit of the organisation
  • Good working knowledge of Microsoft Office
  • Use initiative and solve problems
  • Excellent communication skills – written and oral, including the ability to deal with members of the public and compose letters
  • Ability to organise and prioritise own workload to meet needs of the team and ensure all deadlines met
  • Full commitment to a high level of service, both internally and externally

Please find the link to the company website – https://www.cravendc.gov.uk/

SectorBusiness

Level3

LocationSkipton

Hours40

Wage£4.30 per hour

Duties/main responsibilties include:

The main duties of the role include:

  • Day to day support and administration of Development Management including Trees and and Enforcement. Supporting the Local Land Charges services
  • Process all incoming post and take outgoing mail to the central post room along with daily cheques for the Council Finance department
  • Deal with any returned neighbour notification letter
  • Manage the Local Land Charges telephone line and book personal search appointments
  • Collate any incoming electronic planning application submissions
  • Create records for any postal planning applications
  • Register any applications for tree works and liaise with the Councils Tree Officer regarding validation and processing decisions
  • Produce and circulate the weekly list of planning application and appeal information on a rota basis
  • Process general enquiries for planning, enforcement and trees in a timely manner
  • Deal with request from Solicitors for planning comments on a rota basis
  • To scan and index all completed planning files including appeals
  • Registering of new Local Land Charges entries
  • Monitor department stationary requirements including the ordering or paper and toner for the large format printer
  • Organise your individual workload to ensure tasks and processes are carried out effectively and efficiently within statutory time limits
  • To attend staff meetings, training and events as required
  • To undertake other duties which may arise or may be delegated from time to time, which are broadly consistent with the general functions and grading of this post
  • To liaise with other sections within the Council and outside agencies as appropriate to ensure the effective day to day operation of taxation and benefits work

Working week

Monday to Friday 08:45 – 17:15

Have a question?Get in touch!

Or call us on 01282 733005

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