Job vacancies

Welcome from Elaine Jackson, Acting Chief ExecutiveElaine Jackson

Hello and thank you for taking the time to find out more about our current vacancies at Tandridge District Council.

We are a small but ambitious Council with big challenges ahead and these roles are crucial in helping us meet those challenges. 

We now have a number of positions that we need to fill across the organisation. Detail of these roles can be accessed through the links provided.

We are looking for creative, enthusiastic and dynamic candidates who thrive on working in a fast pace and changing environment. You should be passionate about internal and external customer service to help us engage with our residents, businesses, staff and other stakeholders.

In return we’ll offer you a lively and supportive, flexible environment with lots of opportunities to progress in your career.

If all this resonates with you and sounds like the kind of challenge that will get you out of bed in the morning, we look forward to hearing from you. 

Disability Confident EmployerElaine Jackson
Acting Chief Executive

 

Do you work in planning? Are you looking for an exciting new challenge?

An exciting opportunity has arisen for a Principal Planning Officer to join our Planning and Enforcement team.

We’re building a strong and dynamic team to tackle the unique planning challenges in our district and have a number of vacancies across our Planning and Enforcement team.

We’re looking for experienced planning professionals to bring fresh and modern ideas to transform our planning services and it’s a great time to be working in planning at Tandridge District Council. Working with us, you’ll:

  • Be part of an expanding planning team, managing some high profile and interesting planning cases in a challenging, but rewarding, role.
  • Be able to shape your work, and the work of the team, working with residents to deliver a fresh and modern planning service.
  • Be part of a friendly, collaborative and supportive team, where flexible working is encouraged.
  • Be supported with your professional development, with personal performance plans tailored to your own career goals.
  • Work in a district made up of 94% Green Belt, the largest in the country, with the unique opportunities and challenges that brings.

If this interests you, or if you’d like to find out more about the range of roles on offer, we’d really like to talk to you. Please give our Specialist Services Manager, James Devonshire, a call on 01883 732809 to discuss this or e-mail jdevonshire@tandridge.gov.uk.

Role specification.

Hours: 37 hours per week
Salary: £46,445 - £52,180
Location: Council Offices, Surrey

How to apply

Before you apply, please ensure you have read the Role Specification

Please apply online.

Application closing date

1 March 2020

Interviews

Week commencing 9 March 2020

 

 

Do you work in planning? Are you looking for an exciting new challenge?

An exciting opportunity has arisen for a Senior Planning Officer to join our Planning and Enforcement team.

We’re building a strong and dynamic team to tackle the unique planning challenges in our district and have a number of vacancies across our Planning and Enforcement team.

We’re looking for experienced planning professionals to bring fresh and modern ideas to transform our planning services and it’s a great time to be working in planning at Tandridge District Council. Working with us, you’ll:

  • Be part of an expanding planning team, managing some high profile and interesting planning cases in a challenging, but rewarding, role.
  • Be able to shape your work, and the work of the team, working with residents to deliver a fresh and modern planning service.
  • Be part of a friendly, collaborative and supportive team, where flexible working is encouraged.
  • Be supported with your professional development, with personal performance plans tailored to your own career goals.
  • Work in a district made up of 94% Green Belt, the largest in the country, with the unique opportunities and challenges that brings.

This appointment will be made at grade M3 and therefore applicants must demonstrate that they meet the criteria of the role at M3 level as described in the Role Specification.

If this interests you, or if you’d like to find out more about the range of roles on offer, we’d really like to talk to you. Please give our Specialist Services Manager, James Devonshire, a call on 01883 732809 to discuss this or e-mail jdevonshire@tandridge.gov.uk.

Role specification.

Hours: 37 hours per week
Salary: £40,067 - £45,739
Location: Council Offices, Surrey

How to apply

Before you apply, please ensure you have read the Role Specification

Please apply online.

Application closing date

1 March 2020

Interviews

Week commencing 9 March 2020

 

Do you work in planning? Are you looking for an exciting new challenge?

An exciting opportunity has arisen for a Senior Planning Enforcement Officer to join our Planning and Enforcement team.

We’re building a strong and dynamic team to tackle the unique planning challenges in our district and have a number of vacancies across our Planning and Enforcement team.

We’re looking for experienced planning professionals to bring fresh and modern ideas to transform our planning services and it’s a great time to be working in planning at Tandridge District Council. Working with us, you’ll:

  • Be part of an expanding planning team, managing some high profile and interesting planning cases in a challenging, but rewarding, role.
  • Be able to shape your work, and the work of the team, working with residents to deliver a fresh and modern planning service.
  • Be part of a friendly, collaborative and supportive team, where flexible working is encouraged.
  • Be supported with your professional development, with personal performance plans tailored to your own career goals.
  • Work in a district made up of 94% Green Belt, the largest in the country, with the unique opportunities and challenges that brings.

If this interests you, or if you’d like to find out more about the range of roles on offer, we’d really like to talk to you. Please give our Specialist Services Manager, James Devonshire, a call on 01883 732809 to discuss this or e-mail jdevonshire@tandridge.gov.uk.

Role specification.

Hours: 37 hours per week
Salary: £34,619 - £39,321
Location: Council Offices, Surrey

How to apply

Before you apply, please ensure you have read the Role Specification

Please apply online.

Application closing date

1 March 2020

Interviews

Week commencing 9 March 2020

 

Do you work in planning? Are you looking for an exciting new challenge?

An exciting opportunity has arisen for a Planning Officer to join our Planning and Enforcement team.

We’re building a strong and dynamic team to tackle the unique planning challenges in our district and have a number of vacancies across our Planning and Enforcement team.

We’re looking for experienced planning professionals to bring fresh and modern ideas to transform our planning services and it’s a great time to be working in planning at Tandridge District Council. Working with us, you’ll:

  • Be part of an expanding planning team, managing some high profile and interesting planning cases in a challenging, but rewarding, role.
  • Be able to shape your work, and the work of the team, working with residents to deliver a fresh and modern planning service.
  • Be part of a friendly, collaborative and supportive team, where flexible working is encouraged.
  • Be supported with your professional development, with personal performance plans tailored to your own career goals.
  • Work in a district made up of 94% Green Belt, the largest in the country, with the unique opportunities and challenges that brings.

If this interests you, or if you’d like to find out more about the range of roles on offer, we’d really like to talk to you. Please give our Specialist Services Manager, James Devonshire, a call on 01883 732809 to discuss this or e-mail jdevonshire@tandridge.gov.uk.

Role specification.

Hours: 37 hours per week
Salary: £29,346 - £34,007
Location: Council Offices, Surrey

How to apply

Before you apply, please ensure you have read the Role Specification

Please apply online.

Application closing date

1 March 2020

Interviews

Week commencing 9 March 2020

We have an exciting opportunity within Case Services for a Housing Options Officer to join the Resident Support Team.  Working primarily within the Housing Needs service you will be a key member of the front-line team responsible for meeting our statutory responsibilities to people in housing need including those threatened with or experiencing homelessness. 

As a Level 3 (TA2) Case Officer you will have some experience in housing options and homeless prevention case work and will have knowledge and understanding of relevant legislation.   

Key responsibilities

  • Management of cases for the prevention and relief of homelessness
  • Advising applicants fully on the range of housing options available to them
  • The investigation and assessment of applications from homeless households in accordance with relevant legislation and in compliance with the Council’s statutory duties
  • Development and review of Personal Housing Plans
  • To work collaboratively with other agencies and partners

The ideal applicant

  • Will demonstrate good knowledge and understanding of Homelessness legislation, case law and best practice
  • Will have hands-on experience of preventing homelessness and making section 184 decisions.

To succeed, you will need to be committed to the delivery of excellent customer focussed service, resourceful and flexible in your approach and have a willingness to take ownership of cases seeing them through to a successful conclusion. You will have excellent communication and inter-personal skills, be well organised and work well under pressure, have an eye for detail, and the ability to use initiative and creativity to solve challenging problems.

Case Officers are expected to be flexible and supportive of colleagues and may, on occasions, be required to support other service areas within the Case Services remit.

Salary: £24,953

Hours: 37 hours per week.

Location: Surrey

 

How to apply

Before you apply, please ensure you have read the role specification.

Please apply online.

Timetable for recruitment

Application closing date

1 March 2020

1st Interview date 

9 March 2020

Case Officers in the Business and Income Theme are responsible for the collection and recovery of the Council’s revenue income including council tax, business rates, rents and service charges.

In this role you will primarily be responsible for the collection of Council Tax, Business Rates, overpayment of Housing Benefit, former tenant arrears and sundry debts, working with systems including Academy, Orchard, Civica EDM and automated payment systems.   Responsibilities will include updating and maintaining the Council Tax and NNDR Database in line with current legislation, providing advice and support to both commercial and domestic customers who are having difficulty in maintaining their accounts and negotiating and monitoring realistic repayment agreements.

As a Level 2 (TA1) Case Officer you will need a flexible and adaptable working style, a willingness to learn complex legislation and be proficient in the use of technology.  Experience of working in a revenue collection environment or knowledge of income collection and recovery processes  within a local authority environment would be an advantage.

The ideal applicant will:

  • Have experience of income collection and recovery
  • Have an understanding of the Council Tax and Business Rate collection process
  • Understand relevant legislation in relation to Council Tax and Business Rate
  • Have excellent customer service and communication skills both in person and on the telephone
  • Be a team player who can work in a flexible and supportive manner
  • Be able to handle multiple tasks at once and manage their own time well
  • Deliver their work to a consistently high standard
  • Understand the importance of confidentiality
  • Have excellent IT skills, proficient in using Microsoft Office

Salary: £20,735
Hours: 37 hours per week.
Location: Surrey

How to apply

Before you apply, please ensure you have read the role specification.

Please apply online.

Timetable for recruitment

Application closing date

1 March 2020

1st Interview date 

9 March 2020

We are looking for an enthusiastic and proactive vehicle mechanic to undertake the maintenance and repairs of the Councils wide range of vehicles.  This will also include the inspections of Hackney Carriage and Private Hire Vehicles. 

The post holder will also carry out mechanical repairs to playground equipment, once suitable training has been undertaken. In addition to these duties you will be expected to use the computerised fleet maintenance system, this will include generating service sheet, recording reported defects and work completed on each vehicle.

The post holder must be hold/be willing to undertake training courses for specialist vehicles and complete the necessary qualifications to repair playground equipment.

Hours: 37 hours per week
Salary: £29,346 - £34,007
Location: Warren Lane Depot, Surrey

How to apply

Before you apply, please ensure you have read the role specification.

Please apply online.

Timetable for recruitment

Application closing date

1 March 2020

Our Parks and Open Spaces team are expanding our range of in-house services at our Housing Sites in the district.

We require grounds maintenance staff to carry out a number of roles including tractor driving, grass and hedge maintenance, flower bed and floral displays. Successful applicants will need to have experience in grass cutting (including ride on mowers), gardening, hedge & shrub maintenance, sweeping/blowing, litter clearance, and other grounds maintenance duties.

You should be flexible and able to work as part of a small team.  Our permanent staff will be required to work seasonal hours averaging 37 hours per week (Summer 40hrs and Winter 30.25hrs). A current manual driving license is essential.

Please indicate on your application form whether you are experienced in grass cutting & grounds maintenance or pruning and grounds maintenance.

Hours: 37 hours per week
Salary: £20,735 - £24,441
Location: Warren Lane Depot, Surrey

How to apply

Before you apply, please ensure you have read the role specification.

Please apply online.

Timetable for recruitment

Application closing date

1 March 2020