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Renfrewshire House Cotton Street Paisley, PA1 1UJ
£42,102 - £44,274 per year
Contract Type:
Position Type:
Full Time
35 hours per week



An exciting opportunity has arisen based at Renfrewshire House, Cotton Street, Paisley for a planning and enforcement officer to contribute to the Council’s high quality planning service provision and be involved in a varied and interesting workload.


We are looking to recruit an appropriately qualified and experienced planner who will be responsible for investigating and resolving identified breaches in planning control, monitoring major applications, and processing a range of planning applications and undertaking other related development management activities.


You must have a Degree in Planning or equivalent discipline and have membership of RTPI. Knowledge of planning legislation and development management regulations is essential as is effective communication, I.T, customer care and time management skills.  


Experience of dealing with a range of planning applications is essential along with the ability to work as part of a team while using your own initiative to work to tight deadlines with the minimum of supervision. 


A full, current driving licence is also essential.


Please note that this post is temporary, subject to business needs and funding for 2 Years or until the requirement for the post ceases, whichever date is the earlier.


If successful, you will be required to undertake a Disclosure Scotland check, the level of check will be determined by the duties of the post. If you would like further information in relation to the Disclosure Scotland checks, please visit




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