Closing Date: 16/07/2021
Planning / 3 Spilman Street
Landscape Officer
£32,234 – £35,745 (Grade I)
Carmarthenshire County Council is appointing a landscape officer within its Planning Division. 
Applications from contribute the planning service to ensure the Authority:
• delivers local and national landscape planning policy and strategic objectives, in a way that is integrated with biodiversity, ecology, green infrastructure, place-making and historic environment policy areas. 
• formulates, monitors, and reviews local Landscape policy and strategic objectives
• provides a landscape advice service that is consistent with the Council’s delivery of its obligations as set out in the Environment (Wales) Act 2016, and Well-being of Future Generations (Wales) Act 2015 and Town and Country Planning Act 1990 (as amended)
We are looking for an enthusiastic, highly motivated skilled Landscape professional with a relevant degree or equivalent in Landscape Architecture or Landscape Design, with significant experience of working in a similar role advising on the landscape and visual impacts of a range of development types and providing landscape advice on planning applications to planning officers and responding to queries from applicants.
The post holder will join the Rural Conservation team and work closely with our Ecologists, Arboricultural officers, and Development Management and Enforcement Officers.
Applicants interested in job-sharing are asked to make this clear in their application.
Conversational Welsh is required to accomplish this post. Support can be provided on appointment to reach this level.
If you would like to find out more about this post please email Steve Welchman (Landscape Officer) – SWelchman@carmarthenshire.gov.uk or Rosie Carmichael ( Rural Conservation Manager) RACarmichael@carmarthenshire.gov.uk
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