Planning and Building Control Jobs

We have several positions in our planning teams at varying levels which will give you the opportunity to help shape communities where people want to live, work and play.  

We are committed to enabling safe, inviting and sustainable places that are brilliant to live in. 

This is an opportunity for enthusiastic individuals who can demonstrate an aptitude for planning to join our busy planning teams.

Our current opportunities;


Trainee Development / Planning Officer

Full time position - salary up to £27,666

You could be assessing planning applications and investigating planning enforcement cases but there will also be an opportunity to gain experience in other teams within the planning service

Trainee Development / Planning Officer

Development / Planning Officer

Full time position  - salary up to £34,730

Are you an experienced planning officer? Come and join our friendly and supportive area-based team of planners responsible for delivering Development Management decisions across Mid and East Cornwall.

Development / Planning Officer

Principal Development / Planning Officer

Full time position - salary up to £41,703

The role involves managing a large caseload of more complex planning applications and pre-application enquiries, which may include a mix of minor and major proposals for housing, employment, tourism, agricultural and infrastructure developments, whilst also supporting and mentoring less experienced team members. 

Principal Development / Planning Officer

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