Whatever your educational background.... whatever your age.... whether you have little work experience or a lot... there are entry routes into Torbay Council and numerous jobs to choose from.....

Current Vacancies

Reference Number: ECAN 01728

Job type: Community Services

Salary: £30,152 - £32,486

Number of hours: 37

Location:

Torquay

We require an individual to join our team who provide a high level professional Building Control Service.

Applicants should have or be working towards a Level 4 construction related qualification.

For an informal discussion please contact:

Name: Jim Beer

Telephone Number: 01803 208089

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Returned Applications
Postal Address Email Telephone Number
First Stop Desk
Recruitment Services
HR ONE
Great Moor House
Bittern Road
Sowton
Exeter
Devon
EX2 7NL
firstop@devon.gov.uk 01392 383000

Reference Number: ECAN - 01718

Job type: Admin/Clerical/Finance

Salary: £16,781 - £17,772 (pro rata)

Number of hours: 24

Location:

Torquay

Enthusiastic person wanted to join our busy team. This post is for five afternoons a week Mon – Fri. You will have excellent customer care and IT skills and the ability to work accurately and reliably under pressure. Please note that there will be limited availability for time off in the first 3 weeks in September.

For an informal discussion please contact:

Name: Jayne Strudwick

Telephone Number: 01803 208235

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Returned Applications
Postal Address Email Telephone Number
First Stop Desk
Recruitment Services
HR ONE
Great Moor House
Bittern Road
Sowton
Exeter
Devon
EX2 7NL
firstop@devon.gov.uk 01392 383000

Reference Number: ECAN - 01773

Job type: Education - Teaching

Salary: £22,467 - £38,250 (pro rata)

Number of hours: 6.50

Location:

Torbay

An exciting opportunity has arisen for an experienced teacher to join our small team of teachers. The children and young people all have medical conditions which mean they can’t attend school on a full time basis. If you believe you have the enthusiasm and commitment to working with children who will eventually return to their school then this may be ‘just the job’.

 DBS disclosure is required for this job

For an informal discussion please contact:

Name: Magenta Kolwicz

Telephone Number: 01803 206277

 

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Returned Applications
Postal Address Email Telephone Number
First Stop Desk
Recruitment Services
HR ONE
Great Moor House
Bittern Road
Sowton
Exeter
Devon
EX2 7NL
firstop@devon.gov.uk 01392 383000

Reference Number: ECAN 01777

Job type: Housing and Planning

Salary: £37,306 - £40,056

Number of hours: 37

Location:

Torbay

An excellent opportunity has arisen for a Senior Planning Officer experienced at leading on major planning applications to join the Development Management Team. You will need to be confident in dealing with complex applications, have the ability to secure high quality design through negotiation, to secure improvements to schemes in order to deliver the best outcomes and to lead on S106 agreements.  

You will preferably be a Chartered Town Planner, be motivated, organised, driven to succeed and have sound communication skills. An up to date understanding of UK planning legislation is essential.

Torbay is situated in a fantastic marine setting, with global geopark status, making it an unrivalled location to live, work and visit.     A new link road has recently opened providing faster access which has increased investor interest. You will be part of a team that delivers high quality outcomes from these opportunities by taking a positive and often innovative approach to investment and development in the Bay.

We are keen to deliver a significant growth agenda promoting new housing and mixed use development proposals, whilst protecting our beautiful landscapes and historic Conservation Areas.   You will lead on a number of strategic planning applications.  This will ensure that the job is varied and interesting. 

The area is a great place to live and work in on the south coast.   We have fantastic schools, including three grammar schools and are situated in unrivalled coastal setting.   There is easy access to the cities of Plymouth and Exeter and to the stunning Dartmoor National Park. 

If you are an enthusiastic and proactive planner that can deliver positive outcomes on development proposals we are keen to hear from you. We can offer flexible working conditions including flexible hours and home working.  

For an informal discussion about the post please contact Helen Addison, Team Leader Development Management on 01803 207768 or email helen.addison@torbay.gov.uk

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Returned Applications
Postal Address Email Telephone Number
First Stop Desk
Recruitment Services
HR ONE
Great Moor House
Bittern Road
Sowton
Exeter
Devon
EX2 7NL
firstop@devon.gov.uk 01392 383000

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