We’ve been campaigning to protect the countryside in the Peak District and South Yorkshire for more than 90 years. Our Vision is for a beautiful and thriving countryside that is valued and enjoyed by everyone. And our Mission is to promote, enhance and protect it.
Our campaigning is evidence-based and reasoned, as well as passionate. We have a long track record of achievement and are experts in the planning system and landscape character locally. We act with integrity, openness and honesty, basing our advocacy on strong evidence and proposing solutions wherever possible and working co-operatively with other organisations and individuals.
The Planning Officer role is responsible for developing and delivering our planning work. They will work with and manage volunteers investigating planning applications and will co-ordinate our submissions on land-use planning issues including planning applications, consultations on local plans and related strategies. They will also contribute to campaign objectives.
Working alongside a staff team of five people plus volunteers, the post holder will be responsible for our work in relation to development management and local plans, as well as contributing to campaigns.
This is a part time post (approximately 3 days / 21 hrs per week).
The closing date for applications is noon on Friday 9th August and interviews will be held on Thursday 15th August.