Principal Development Control Engineer (Planning)

West Offices
£34,277 to £39,912 per annum
06 Jul 2018
26 Aug 2018
Job Type

Job title: Principal Development Control Engineer (Planning)

Job reference: ECPL000787

Date posted: 04/07/2018

Application closing date: 26/07/2018

Location: West Offices

Salary: Grade 10, level 1 - 4 (£34,277 to £39,912 per annum)

Package: 37 hours per week

Job category/type: Economy & Place, Highways, Planning

Job description

City of York Council is seeking someone to lead on all aspects of Highway Development Control, with a primary focus upon Planning Application and Transport Assessment review.

This critical position will influence the future shape of the city of York; you'll deal with major planning applications, getting involved from the initial stages and pre-planning, through to determination of planning applications, securing necessary mitigation and financial contributions.  In addition you will play a key role in the determination of many new housing site allocations anticipated to emerge within the next year. This will include the masterplanning of new communities, with an ability to influence the design of the streets and places that they will become.

You will be proficient in terms of your knowledge and experience of residential highway design, best practise and quality of place, streets for all and the public realm.  An ability to understand and comprehensively audit Transport Assessments is essential to the role. You will need to ensure that developments are fully mitigated for in transport and highway terms.

Day to day you'll lead a small team, providing support to colleagues and monitoring and managing the teams work programme. You will attend Planning Committee to provide the highway authority position.

For further information or an informal discussion please contact Richard Bogg, Traffic & Highway Development Manager,  or on 01904 551426.  

To apply for this position please follow this link and follow the instructions to submit your application online.

Closing date: Thursday 26 July 2018 at 12 midnight