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Planning Services Support Officer (Maternity Cover)

East Suffolk Council
Place of work:
Riverside, Lowestoft or East Suffolk House, Melton
Salary details:
Job term:
Full Time
37 hour per week
Fixed Term 
Closing Date
30 June 2021 01:00 PM
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  • £19,312 - £19,698 pa
  • 12 month fixed term contract
  • 37 hours per week

East Suffolk Council is an exciting place to work and a great place to make a real difference to people’s lives, delivering vital services to a quarter of a million people across East Suffolk.

The Councils Planning & Coastal Management team are there to ensure that we are delivering services in a high quality and cost effective way. We currently have an exciting opportunity for a Planning Services Support Officer to join a busy team providing administrative support for Building Control and Planning applications.

You should have administrative experience, including use of computers, Microsoft Office programs and email, filing systems, photocopying, scanning, printing, and microfiche. Previous experience in Planning and/or Building Control support would be an asset. Good customer service skills, either face to face or by telephone are essential.

We are looking for someone who is well-organised, self-motivated and flexible with the ability to multi-task, You should be enthusiastic, forward-thinking and a good team player.

In return, we can offer great opportunities for training and development and we’ll give you all the support we can to build a great career with our organisation. There’s also a superb benefits package including flexible working options and purpose-built, brand new office accommodation, as well as a generous leave entitlement, discount scheme, pension scheme and free car parking.

Due to the current situation with Covid-19, the majority of our teams are working from home and there is strict social distancing measures in place for the limited number of staff working from our offices. If you wish to discuss how that might impact your working arrangements if you were the successful candidate, please contact the recruiting manager listed at the bottom of this advert.

Please read the job description and person specification before applying for this job.

For an informal discussion regarding this post, please contact Terri Caylor, Planning Support Services Manager on 01394 444409.

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