Senior Executive Planner

Wicklow County Council

Wicklow County Council is the Authority responsible for Local Government in County Wicklow with its corporate headquarters located at County Buildings, Wicklow Town.

Wicklow County Council’s planning services make a significant contribution to the physical, cultural, social and environmental development of communities and include housing; planning; infrastructure; environmental protection; and the provision of recreation and amenities and community infrastructure. The overarching aim of the Planning Department in Wicklow County Council is to work to increase the quality of life of residents and all who live and work in the County by carefully planning the future development of the County and by maintaining and improving existing infrastructure, with particular emphasis on Healthy Place-Making, Climate Action and Economic Opportunity.

An opportunity now exists in Wicklow County Council for the position of Senior Executive Planner.

The Senior Executive Planner is a senior position within the Planning Department reporting to the Senior Planner and/or other employee nominated by the Chief Executive, the Senior Executive Planner is responsible for managing elements of the Planning Department and providing a multiplicity of services to Local Authorities. They will be required to work closely with the Senior Management Team and Elected Members to deliver the full range of services, implement local policy decisions and deliver on strategic corporate objectives and in accordance with the general policy direction of the elected council at full Council level.

Details of the essential requirement and of the role are available in the Candidate Information Booklet for this competition.

The Public Appointments Service is committed to a policy of equal opportunity and encourage applications under all nine grounds of the Employment Equality Act.

Closing Date: 3pm Thursday 15th February 2024.

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