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Development Monitoring Officer (Planning)

Closing Date: 22nd August 2022 @ 9am

Are you looking for an exciting and rewarding opportunity to work in one of the most beautiful and scenic landscapes in the world? Join us now to be part of the vital force in protecting and enhancing our National Park. Play a crucial role in tackling the twin challenges of the Global Climate Emergency and Nature Crisis.

Job Title: Development Monitoring Officer
Salary: £24,285 – £26,374 per annum (Band B)
Working Hours: 35 hours per week (Monday to Friday)
Contract: Permanent
Location: Balloch – with hybrid working model in place

The role:

We’re looking for a Development Monitoring Officer within our Development Management Service.

The National Park has been seeing an unprecedented level of development activity in recent years. From a gold mine to affordable housing developments, run of river hydro schemes, major hotel development and new campsites there has been a lot going on. Our Local Development Plan sets out an ambitious and exciting vision for the Park Authority.

You will provide technical assistance for the successful delivery of an efficient and outcome focused development management service, specifically through administrating the pre-start requirements associated with planning permissions. You will be checking the commencement of development and monitoring progress during construction ensuring appropriate planning control.

You will be well organised and have an awareness of the planning function along with excellent written and oral skills – along with the ability to accurately interpret drawings and other planning documents to undertake inspections.

How to apply:

If you are interested in this role, please complete your application by 22nd August 2022 @ 9am.

  • Access our application form below
  • Interviews may be held virtually
  • Interview dates are set for: Early September 2022

Who we are and our values:

Loch Lomond and the Trossachs National Park is more than just an idyllic place to work, the Park Authority is one of the UK’s Top 100 best not for profit companies to work for. Our Balloch headquarters is within easy reach of both Glasgow and Stirling with a train station at easy walking distance, a cycle to work scheme, although also ample car parking onsite.

We offer flexible and remote working, with a generous pension scheme, annual leave allowance and access to wellbeing services and strong focus on wellbeing throughout the organisation.

Being part of Loch Lomond & the Trossachs National Park means being passionate about what you do, working hard to inspire and lead the way for others. We care about each other and are accessible and friendly treating each other with respect and understanding, we think about our planet with each decision we make. Together, we are the difference.

Loch Lomond & the Trossachs National Park are proud to celebrate difference. Diversity of experience is vital in our success we want our business to be representative to the communities we work alongside.  As an equal opportunity employer, we actively encourage applicants from a wide range of individuals, irrespective of age, disability, gender reassignment, gender identity and expression, marriage and civil partnership, pregnancy and maternity, race, religion or belief, sex, and sexual orientation.

You can download the application form below. The form may open in a new tab. If this happens, please save the file to your desktop before filling in your details. We are happy to accept electronic signatures. You can then submit your completed form to us via email at

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