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Development Management Assistant

City of York Council
York, North Yorkshire
Levels 1 - 4 (£26,224 to £34,988 per annum)
Closing date
29 Feb 2024

Job Details

York has an outstanding built and natural environment and new development opportunities must be carefully managed to preserve the City’s special qualities. 

If you looking to develop your career in town planning, and you already have some experience, this role is a great opportunity for you.  You will join our friendly team assessing a caseload of planning applications and pre-application enquiries primarily for householder and minor developments.

This is a career-graded post which will give you the opportunity to progress in your career subject to qualifications and experience.  Appointment within the career grade will be in line with your skills, experience, and qualifications.  Ideally you will have some experience of dealing with householder planning applications.

All candidates must have sound knowledge of the local government planning and development management system and relevant legislation, policy, guidelines and best practice. You will be expected to display good communication, workload management, and IT skills.

The Council is committed to investing in the talent and wellbeing of our staff and can offer a generous annual leave allowance, access to the Local Government Pension Scheme, comprehensive Health & Wellbeing initiatives and a reward package which recognises your contribution. We can offer flexible working practices, community engagement and volunteer activities and, as part of our commitment to you, promote continuous Learning & Development. In addition we also offer a growing range of discounts, rewards and savings.

For further information or an informal discussion please contact Gareth Arnold Development Manager by email or on 01904 551320.

Hybrid working arrangements are available for this role. Each role at CYC is different and your working arrangements will be determined based on the requirements of the role and in collaboration with you and your needs as part of the recruitment process. Your contractual location will be the designated council office for your team.

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To apply please click the Apply Now link below.


The City of York has a rich history stretching back nearly 2000 years; George VI once said that: 'The history of York is the history of England'. York has a wealth of heritage and history. York attracts over four million visitors a year and popular destinations include York Minster, which is the largest Gothic cathedral in Europe, the Castle Museum, the National Railway Museum and the Jorvik Viking Centre. Tourism is an important industry in York and the city also has a thriving bioscience, technology and research sector, centred on the City's Science Park. Other major employers include Nestle, City of York Council and York Hospitals NHS Trust. York has excellent transport links, being on the East Coast Mainline and close to the A1M. From York seaside resorts such as Scarborough, Whitby and Filey or the North York Moors National Park are a short journey by road or rail.

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01904 551550
City of York Council
Library Square
North Yorkshire

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