Development Services: Bradford Team, Development Management - Band 7: £21,748 - £24,491 pa - 37 hours - Permanent Based at Britannia House, Bradford City Centre




The Code of Practice on the English language requirement for public sector workers, Part 7 of the Immigration Act 2016, requires that Councils ensure that all candidates applying for customer facing posts must be assessed in order to establish their fluency in English.


The criteria under special knowledge and experience on the job profile which is shown in this advert, outlines what level of fluency you will be expected to demonstrate.  Therefore, it is essential that you provide examples in your application.



We are looking for an enthusiastic team member who can help with the Council’s aims to maintain a first class planning service in the Bradford District.


With a population of over 500,000 Bradford has been identified as a key growth location within the Leeds City Region. Bradford Council processes around 3500 planning applications each year and with 59 conservation areas and over 20,000 listed buildings there is a wealth of heritage schemes. Bradford is also home to the renowned World Heritage Site “Saltaire”.


The varied workload involves householder applications, retail, housing and employment proposals and other commercial development evolving from numerous investment initiatives.



You will be a good negotiator and solution finder. You will be a member of a busy team dealing with planning applications and appeals. You will be able to complete written reports and present information to members of the public and elected members.


You will play an active role to ensure that the Bradford Council’s Planning Service makes a maximum contribution to the regeneration of Bradford and the achievement of a sustainable District.


Benefits include:


  • Continual professional development training and the opportunity for further training to secure appropriate qualifications.
  • flexi-time working
  • car user allowance and car loan facilities
  • relocation allowance, where appropriate


For further information about this post please contact Mark Hutchinson, Area Planning (01274 434741).


Closing date:  18th April 2021


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