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Stoke on Trent City Council

Senior Planning Officer (Ecology)

Contract Type: 18.5 hours Part Time, Permanent

£17,363 - £18,945

This is an excellent opportunity for an experienced ecologist with strong communication skills who will work alongside our Development Management team and other specialists providing multi-disciplinary technical support to drive the delivery of growth for our great city.

You will have a real opportunity to integrate biodiversity considerations into council policy and strategy as our new local plan emerges. The post holder will provide specialist advice to the planning (development management) process with a varied and interesting workload including biodiversity offsetting and also lead on the mapping and classification of natural habitats.

Applicants should:

  • Be qualified to degree level or equivalent in a relevant environmental subject
  • Have full Membership of the Chartered Institute of Ecology and Environmental Management (CIEEM) or eligibility at that level
  • Demonstrate specialist expertise in the determination of complex development management proposals and/or delivery of specialist policy or design expertise
  • Have strong data management and GIS skills.

To find out more information and apply for this vacancy click here or alternatively please contact the recruitment team on 01782 238189 or email

Closing date: 29 June 2021.

Closing Date: 29/06/2021  Location: Stoke on Trent

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