Development Control Officer

Colwyn Bay, Conwy (GB)
£32,233 - £35,229 + Benefits
17 Apr 2019
18 May 2019
Civil Engineer
Contract Type
Full Time

Service: Environmental, Roads and Facilities

Unit: Traffic and Network Management

Welsh Language Requirement: Desirable

Reasonable relocation expenses may be available to the successful candidate (subject to review).

Conwy County Borough Council is looking for an experienced Development Control Officer to join a team involved in traffic engineering and regulation, accident investigation, road safety engineering, education, training and publicity, planning and development control.

You will ensure that we meet all statutory requirements in assessing, determining and advising on planning consultations, applications and other matters to promote sustainable transport, reduce accidents and aid the safe movement of all highway users.

You should have a HNC in civil engineering or other relevant discipline and experience in a traffic/transport related field. You should also have knowledge of current legislation and practice relating to planning, development control and highway law and an understanding of wider traffic and network management principles and methods.

The role requires a high standard of written and verbal communication, project management skills and a creative approach to problem solving and achieving positive outcomes. The ability to communicate through the medium of Welsh is desirable.


The appointed person will receive a full induction and benefit from a number of rewards, which include:

  • 5 weeks holiday (plus Bank holiday entitlement) increasing to 6.4   weeks with long service
  • Flexi Time Working
  • Local Government Pension Scheme
  • Discounts and cashback at local high street shops
  • Opportunity to purchase a health cash plan to claim towards dental,  glasses, therapy etc.
  • Free access to round the clock employee assistance program for advice and Support
  • Cycle to Work Scheme & Eye Care Voucher Scheme

Manager details for informal discussion regarding the post: Richard Evans-Snarr on 01492 575505

Conwy is committed to safeguarding. Qualifications and references will be verified.

If you are interested in this vacancy, please click 'Apply'. Candidates must complete our application form to be considered. CVs by themselves will not be accepted.