Craven District Council

Craven District Council

Planning Support Apprentice

We are looking for an Apprentice to join a busy team in supporting officers in Development Management, Planning Enforcement, Building Control and Local Land Charges.

You will need to be a self motivated, enthusiastic and hardworking individual with a positive attitude who enjoys helping others and working as part of a team.  Good communication and IT skills are important along with good timekeeping.

Duties will include:

  • Dealing with incoming and outgoing post;
  • Printing and collating online planning and building control submissions;
  • Scanning documents;
  • Dealing with customer enquiries on the telephone, face to face and by email;
  • Assisting with requests for information from Solicitors;
  • Updating the system with historic information including the use of digital mapping;
  • Assisting with digitising / scanning of historic planning decision notices.


Ideally you will have Maths, English and Geography GCSE's at grades 4-9 / A-C.

For more information please contact Joanne Garnett, Apprenticeship Co-ordinator on 01756 706204 or

If you would like to apply please send your CV to Joanne Garnett at Craven District Council, Belle Vue Square, Broughton Road, Skipton, BD23 1FJ or