We are seeking an experienced Senior Conservation Officer in a small team that has a busy workload dealing with a District benefiting from a rich pool of heritage assets including over 1300 listed buildings, 25 conservation areas, 35 scheduled monuments, and over 300 locally listed buildings ranging from medieval market towns to Victorian suburbs, and from country house estates to former Royal Gunpowder Mills.
The prospective post holder will need good standards of literacy, numeracy and office skills. A qualification in built heritage conservation or related discipline is essential, and education to degree level is desirable. A strong working knowledge of building history, construction and materials, and conservation principles, policy and legislation are vital, and membership of the IHBC essential. Most of all we are looking for someone who is enthusiastic, knowledgeable and customer focused in order to keep pace with our high standards within the section and the Council.
You will show self-motivation and an ability to communicate effectively in writing and in person, a commitment to providing a quality service and an ability to utilise IT equipment.
The Council are currently undertaking a review of its pay and benefits and the salary stated above is subject to change. If you are shortlisted, the proposed pay rates will be discussed during the interview process. It is not expected that salaries will be less than that stated above.