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Mineral and Waste Monitoring & Enforcement Officer OCC11016

Job Details:

 

Salary Range: £22,021 - £29,636 per annum

Work Location: County Hall, Oxford

Hours per week: 37

Contract type: Temporary until 31 October 2020

Closing date:  31 May 2019

Advert Text:

 

This post is working within the Mineral & Waste development monitoring and enforcement team to assess, ensure and promote compliance with planning control across the county, to protect the public and the environment from harm which may arise from unauthorised mineral and waste development. This is achieved through monitoring of planning permissions on existing permitted sites, enforcement of unauthorised development and dealing with consequential planning applications. 


We are looking for somebody with excellent interpersonal skills with the ability to communicate effectively with a diverse range of people, to write clearly and succinctly to convey key messages in a variety of formats for range of audiences and on occasion to deal with potentially confrontational situations. You will have the ability to read and interpret maps, plans, drawings and schedules and to understand planning legislation and legal documents. 


Applications for part time working, secondment or job share solutions can be considered in line with Oxfordshire County Council policies.

Job Purpose:

 

  • Plan and implement elements relating to service delivery, including monitoring compliance and enforcement as required, ensuring set targets are met in line with the council’s policies and practices  
  • Provide support and advice to stakeholders to ensure a cost-effective quality service is delivered
  • Maintain effective communication with all relevant stakeholders to ensure expectations are managed and issues escalated as necessary
  • Maintain effective working relationships with stakeholders and operational teams so that an effective service is delivered in line with the council’s policies and procedures
  • Assist in promoting and delivering a positive and proactive Health & Safety culture to ensure Health and Safety is embedded into everyday working and legislative requirements are met

Essential Role Requirements:

 

Grade 7 & 8

  • Education to level 2 NVQ or equivalent in a related discipline OR experience of working in a local government environment for 1 year
  • Experience of planning schemes and projects
  • Experience of carrying out data collection and analysis
  • Ability to use word processing, spreadsheets and presentation software
  • GCSE grade C or above in English Language and Mathematics or equivalent
  • Ability to read and interpret maps, plans, drawings and schedules
  • Ability to understand planning legislation and legal documents
  • Experience and regular use of Microsoft Word, Excel, Internet and Outlook

 

 

Grade 9

  • Education to level 4 NVQ or equivalent in a related discipline OR experience of working in a local government environment for a period of 5 years
  • Appropriate specific technical qualification related to the service
  • Good interpersonal skills, with the ability to communicate clearly and effectively with a diverse range of people
  • Ability to write clearly and succinctly in order to convey key messages in a variety of formats (including reports) and to a range of audiences

Contact details for an informal discussion:

 

If you would like any further information or an informal chat please contact Chris Hodgkinson, Senior Planning Enforcement Officer, 07899 065518

 

 

Our Organisation is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children, young people and adults. We expect all employees, workers and volunteers to share this commitment. We will ensure that all our recruitment and selection practices reflect this commitment.

As a Disability Confident employer we guarantee an interview for disabled applicants who meet the essential criteria for the job. We also guarantee interviews to care leavers who have completed further education and who meet the essential criteria for the job. For those leaving care without any further education we guarantee an interview for our apprenticeships. 

All posts, unless stated otherwise, are open to flexible working arrangements.

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