St Helens Council: Conservation and Design Officer

£15,392 – £16,718
Grade – SCP 35 – 38
Hours – 18.5 hours per week
Ref – PPCD4
Department – Environmental and Trading Services

St Helens it at the heart of the North West region, where the pace of change is as fast as ever, transforming both landscape and economy in recent years. St. Helens has a reputation for working in partnership to deliver development on the ground. We are currently working towards adopting a new local plan.

We are seeking a qualified and experienced Design and Conservation Officer to join the Planning Service on a part time basis as a job share. The role will fulfil statutory duties in relation to designated and non-designated heritage assets in the Borough as well as providing design advice more generally and input into policy formulation. Quality and performance are at the heart of the service and are key priorities for the team as a whole.

You will therefore have a positive attitude and ‘can do’ approach to work within this context.

You should be able to demonstrate sound judgement, have a flexible approach to problem solving and be capable of dealing with a wide variety of situations working within a friendly, supported environment. They must have a relevant qualification, excellent communication and negotiation skills, as well as being enthusiastic and committed.

For an informal discussion, please contact Melanie Hale, Service Manager – Development on 01744 676115.

For further details and to apply please visit or contact Scott Mather on 01744 676322 or Human Resources, Town Hall, Victoria Square, St Helens, WA10 1HP or via Email

Closing date: 10 May 2017.

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