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Planning Assistant / Officer

Pembrokeshire, West Wales

Job Ref
PAO2
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.
• The ability to work through the medium of Welsh would be an advantage. There will be an expectation on any candidate to agree to learn Welsh to a level where they are able to work at level B2 within an agreed period. The Authority will provide support to enable the successful candidate to reach this standard.
• 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: 20/10/19

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


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Visitor Services

Administration and Retail Co-ordinator – Oriel y Parc, (Internal Applicants Only)

Pembrokeshire, West Wales

Job Ref
ARC
Location
Pembrokeshire, West Wales
Salary
Basic salary up to £18,426 (pro-rata)

Administration and Retail Co-ordinator – Oriel y Parc
(Internal Applicants Only)
Contract to: 02/07/2020 / Part Time / Maternity Cover
Flexibility to varied work patterns (Oriel y Parc is open 7 days a week)

Pembrokeshire Coast National Park is one of Britain’s most iconic protected areas; the award winning Oriel y Parc Visitor Centre and Gallery is one of our highest profile visitor facilities and is here to help visitors make the best of their stay in Pembrokeshire.

Purpose Of The Role:

The Administration and Retail Co-ordinator provides efficient and accurate support to all aspects of the work at Oriel y Parc, this is an important and key role to ensure the success of the centre.

Main Responsibilities:

• Establish and maintain efficient systems for banking, collating and certifying of stock invoices.
• Effectively manage the stock system through regular stock taking. Analyse bestselling and most profitable retail items within the guide lines of the National Park Trading Strategy.
• Maintain a retail environment that promotes National Park purposes.
• Coordinate distribution of central stock to other National Park sites as well as trade orders.
• Coordinate, manage and input data for the efficient recording of essential statistics.
• Coordinate and administer meeting room bookings and assist with event and exhibition administration when required.
• Ensure that the Oriel y Parc presence on the PCNPA website, e-newsletter, monthly events posters and social media is current and effective.
• Cover front of house duties as required.

Qualifications, Skills and Experience:

• Experience working with people together with administration experience and retail / stock experience.
• Microsoft Office knowledge with emphasis on Excel.
• Organised and efficient, proactive and resilient with good communication skills and a good standard of numeracy.
• Able to handle / take control of emergency / difficult situations effectively and calmly.

A standard DBS (Disclosure and Barring Service) disclosure will be required for this position.

Salary and Benefits:

Contract to: 02/07/2020, 22.5 hours per week over 3 days. Basic Salary up to £18,426 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.

Closing Date: 20/10/19

Function
Visitor Services
Status
Part Time
Type
Temporary Contract
Hours
22.5 hours per week


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