Principal Planning Officer

Chilterns Conservation Board

Chinnor, Oxfordshire
£44,000 - £48,000 pa

Paid • Full or Part Time • Permanent

Sectors: conservation & wildlife

Closing date: Monday, 16th March 2020  

Principal Planning Officer  

Salary: £44k - £48k per annum
Hours: 37.5 hours per week. Permanent contract. Requests for four days a week and flexible hours considered.
Location: The Lodge, 90 Station Road, Chinnor, OX39 4HA

This is a rare and exciting opportunity to join a multi-disciplinary team working in one of the country’s finest and most high-profile protected landscapes. The Chilterns Conservation Board (CCB) is looking for a highly motivated and dynamic Principal Planning Officer to help champion the Chilterns AONB. 

We are seeking an MRTPI qualified professional with an in-depth knowledge of planning, in addition to an understanding of the importance of all aspects of natural beauty and an ability to maximise the opportunities in the planning process for enhancing the natural and historic environment. You will be a strategic thinker and a strong communicator. You will also be a team player, have a passion for and knowledge of the environment, and bring significant added value to the CCB’s work. The package comprises a competitive salary and benefits, including being part of the local Government pension scheme (LGPS) and continuous Government service.

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For more information on the Chilterns Conservation Board, see

For further information or informal discussion contact:

Dr Lucy Murfett (Planning Officer) 01844 355507 or Dr Elaine King (Chief Executive Officer) 01844 355505

Closing date: 10am Monday 16th March 2020

Interview date: w/c 23rd March 2020

All applicants should apply by completing the application form and emailing it to

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