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505 - Local Plan Programme Officer

Craven District Council is looking for a Local Plan Programme Officer to assist with the Examination in Public (EIP) for the forthcoming Local Plan for Craven outside of the Yorkshire Dales National Park. Closing Date: 22nd December 2017 Interview date to be confirmed.

Salary £25,694 to £27,394 or pro rata hourly rate

Fixed Term - 9 to 12 months

The post holder will have wide ranging experience of working with information systems, document management systems and arranging events or programmes. Whilst experience of EIPs or public inquiries would be desirable the post holder would be expected to demonstrate excellent organisational and record keeping skills, including management of a database and computer systems. You should also be good at communicating and be capable of working without supervision.

This is a full time post equivalent of up to 37 hours per week, subject to workload.  The post holder will be expected to work normal office patterns, however subject to agreement a degree of home working is possible.  Duration of the contract will be dependent on the examination process, however, it is envisaged that it is likely to be between 9 to 12 months. The Council requires the Programme Officer to be in post until receipt by Craven District Council of the Inspector's final report.

For further information about this post - please contact Sian Watson on 017756  706462 or email