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Post No. POSN001976 - Senior Planning Officer
AN OPPORTUNITY HAS ARISEN FOR A SENIOR PLANNING OFFICER IN THE DEVELOPMENT MANAGEMENT SECTION
The role of the postholder will be in Development Services and will be to assist in all matters relating to planning and development management as the primary role, to include collection, recording, compilation and analysis of information on applications, appeals or enforcement and the validation of all applications. The role also requires the postholder to be responsible for a personal caseload of more complex and controversial planning and related applications, enforcement cases and appeals to include negotiation with applicants, site appraisals, investigations, the preparation of reports and recommendations and the representation of the Council at appeal hearings and Inquiries and at Court. The post holder may occasionally have to present cases for delegated or Committee decisions. The postholder will also provide pre-application advice on minor and major projects, provide duty service to the public as necessary, and guide or advise more junior members of staff to assist them with their duties.
An ability to drive and access site for the purpose of undertaking site visits is essential. The post holder will report to the East Area Planning Manager and any queries should be sent to Joanne.firstname.lastname@example.org .
The postholder will hold a recognised qualification in Town Planning at degree level or higher. Membership of the RTPI or eligibility for such membership is required. A good working knowledge and experience of dealing with complex/controversial development management issues are essential.
Interviews will take place by end of May.
We welcome applications for all our jobs in either Welsh or English
Newport City Council is committed to working towards its workforce being more representative of the population that we serve and particularly welcomes applications from people from the minority ethnic communities represented (or living) in the city. Selection will be made on ability and skills to undertake the role.
Our values – Courageous, Positive and ResponsibleEin gwerthoedd – Dewr, Cadarnhaol, Cyfrifol
Post No. POSN001988 - Regeneration and Place Manager
Newport City Council is looking to recruit a Regeneration and Place Manager based within the Regeneration and Economic Development service area. This is an exciting opportunity for the right person to lead our busy service as we work in partnership to make Newport a great place to live, work, visit and learn.
Newport is a modern and ambitious city with bold future plans for major urban regeneration, economic growth and culture. We want to create a sustainable and proud Newport where placemaking, culture and resilience is at the heart of what we do. We are seeking a highly motivated, positive and pragmatic person to be our next Regeneration and Place Manager. We want someone with commitment and passion to help us ensure that our city thrives. As the Council’s lead on Regeneration and Economic Development, you will have a proven track record in the delivery of major regeneration projects and strategies. You will be responsible for overseeing the delivery of the various functions associated with regeneration and economic development, including business support, work & skills programmes, tourism and events, and the management of the city’s culture, heritage and leisure offer.
For an informal discussion about the role, please contact Tracey Brooks at 07790 899900 or email Tracey.Brooks@newport.gov.uk
Post No. POSN001989 - Planning and Development Manager
Newport City Council is looking to recruit a Planning and Development Manager based within the Regeneration and Economic Development service area. This is an exciting opportunity for the right person to fulfil the role of Chief Planning Officer and lead our busy planning and building control teams as we work in partnership to make a positive difference to Newport and its residents.
Newport is a modern and ambitious city with bold future plans for major urban regeneration, development and growth. We want to create a sustainable and proud Newport where placemaking and resilience is at the heart of what we do. We are seeking a highly motivated, positive and pragmatic person to be our next Planning and Development Manager. We want someone with commitment and passion to help us ensure that our city thrives. As the Council’s Chief Planning Officer, you will be a chartered Town Planner with a proven track record in the delivery of planning services. You will be responsible for overseeing the delivery of the various functions associated with planning and building control, including planning policy, Conservation and technical support.
Post No. PE1036 - Cemeteries Clerk and Development Officer
An excellent opportunity has arisen to join our cemeteries department. The role of Cemetery Support Officer is a very fast pace job, where you help bereaved families in and around Newport City.
The working hours are Monday – Friday 8:45am – 4:45pm. There is also an on call rota that may need the successful candidate to work weekends.
Post No. EDUSM50036 - School Admissions Officer (2 posts) – Grade 4 (Full-time, permanent)
The School Admissions Team is responsible for facilitating access to school places and learning opportunities across the city to meet the needs of children and young people, and for all tasks relating to school admissions and transfers into and between Newport’s schools. The Council receives a significantly high volume of applications for school admission because of the burgeoning population, which places pressure on school places in certain pockets of the city.
We are seeking to recruit two individuals who are educated to at least NVQ Level 3 or equivalent with a minimum of three years’ experience of working in public sector administration. A working knowledge of the School Admission Process would be an advantage. The postholders will be responsible for the processing of all in-year school admission applications in an efficient and timely manner in accordance with the Welsh Government statutory School Admissions Code/Newport City Council’s School Admission Policy, and under direction, to support targeted and specific aspects of the phase transfer admissions process.
Due to the nature of the post, it is anticipated that annual leave will generally be taken during periods of school closure. The postholder may also be called upon to work extended or unsocial hours during periods of specific work matters and pressure.
This post is exempt from the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act (1974).
The ability to speak and write in Welsh is desirable
Post No. ER1001 - Planning Policy Manager
Newport City Council is looking to recruit a Planning Policy Manager within the Regeneration and Economic Development service area. This is an exciting opportunity for the right person to help shape the future development of the City and play a key role in delivering the Council’s regeneration and growth aspirations as well as protecting our best historic and environmental assets.
We are seeking a motivated individual to lead on the delivery of the Replacement Local Development Plan, as well as representing Newport at a regional level with the pending creation of the South East Wales Strategic Development Plan. You will manage a small team of officers and be responsible for all local and strategic planning policy functions.
You will hold a recognised qualification in Town Planning at degree or diploma level and be a Chartered Member of the RTPI. Knowledge and previous experience in planning policy matters is essential. For an informal discussion about the role, please contact Matthew Sharp at 01633 210058 or email Matthew.Sharp@newport.gov.uk