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Planning Assistant / Officer

Pembrokeshire, West Wales

Job Ref
PAO
Location
Pembrokeshire, West Wales
Salary
Basic salary up to £26,317 per annum

Planning Assistant / Officer
Full Time – 37 hours per week

The Pembrokeshire Coast National Park is Britain’s only true coastal national park, a place where rugged cliffs give way to sandy beaches and wooded valleys lead up to wild inland hills - understandably, planning plays a key part in our responsibility for this special place.

Purpose of the Role:

To contribute to a high quality Development Management and Development Plans service which meet the service and corporate objectives of the National Park Authority.

Main Responsibilities:

The Planning Assistant / Officer will work within our Development Management team, providing technical support and working towards managing a full case load of planning applications. The post holder will work on a variety of minor development proposals, pre-application enquiries, appeals and enforcement.

Qualifications, Skills and Experience:

• Educated to minimum HND or equivalent in planning or a planning-related subject or have experience of working within a planning department in public or private practice. RTPI membership is an advantage.
• Good IT skills, with expertise in the use of databases, spreadsheets and Geographical Information Systems together with social research skills and the ability to use and analyse data.
• Ability to read and interpret plans, organise and prioritise work effectively and work to deadlines.
• Good communication and people skills, including the ability to work through the medium of Welsh, level B2 (Advanced Level).
• A full driving licence.

Salary and Benefits:

Basic salary between £19,945 to £26,317 (depending on qualifications and experience), minimum 23 days holiday, rising to 28 days, plus public holidays, local government pension scheme, flexible working arrangements, career development opportunities.

The position will be based at our HQ in Pembroke Dock; the office is an 8 minute walk from the nearest train station, we have secure cycle parking facilities and ample car parking. We also operate a pool car scheme for site visits.

Closing Date: 28/08/19

Function
Planning/Policy
Status
Full Time
Type
Permanent
Hours
37 hours per week


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Projects/Coordinators

Activities and Events Co-ordinator

Pembrokeshire, West Wales

Job Ref
AEC
Location
Pembrokeshire, West Wales
Salary
Basic salary up to £23,836 per annum (pro-rata)

Activities and Events Co-ordinator
Contract to 31st May 2020 / Part Time / 22.2 hours per week

The Pembrokeshire Coast National Park boasts some of the most spectacular scenery and diverse wildlife in Britain including internationally important nature reserves, geology and archaeology.

Purpose Of The Role:

This exciting and varied role co-ordinates a programme of activities and events for the public in the National Park, from development and delivery through to marketing and evaluation.

Main Responsibilities:

• Provide support, materials and resources as required and where appropriate provide training to staff and volunteers in delivering these programmes.
• Co-ordinate the marketing and promotion of activities and events including inclusion in “Coast to Coast” and the use of other appropriate media.
• Ensure that the activities and events delivered are effectively evaluated and any learning is used to inform the future development of work in this area, (including database management).
• Recruit, manage and support the National Park Authority’s Activity Volunteers.
• Ensure that all activity is managed to ensure safety; adhering to the Authority’s H&S policy, safeguarding policy and effective risk assessment.

Qualifications, Skills and Experience:

• A relevant qualification or experience in providing outdoor activities to a range of audiences and a knowledge of relevant health and safety issues / risk assessment procedures.
• Excellent communication skills, ICT skills, organisational skills and a clean driving licence, (category D1 (minibus) is also advantageous).
• Ability to work independently or as part of a team, self-motivated, enthusiastic and flexible to work occasional evenings, weekends and Public Holidays.
• Experience of marketing and promoting events/programmes of activity and the ability to communicate in Welsh are both desirable for this role.
• Safeguarding: This post is subject to a DBS check.

Salary and Benefits:

Contract to 31st May 2020, 22.2 hours per week. Basic Salary up to £23,836 per annum (pro-rata) minimum 23 days holiday, rising to 28 days (pro-rata), plus public holidays (pro-rata), local government pension scheme, flexible working arrangements.

The position will be based at our HQ in Pembroke Dock; the office is an 8 minute walk from the nearest train station, we have secure cycle parking facilities and ample car parking. We also operate a pool car scheme for site visits.

Closing Date: 12/09/19

Function
Projects/Coordinators
Status
Part Time
Type
Permanent
Hours
22.2 hours per week


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