Bromsgrove District Council and Redditch Borough Council: Conservation Officer

Bromsgrove & Redditch logos£22,658 – £26,822 pa
37 hours per week

Bromsgrove District Council and Redditch Borough Council are looking for an enthusiastic individual to work as part of a team of conservation and planning professionals.

Bromsgrove and Redditch are located in rural north east Worcestershire. Bromsgrove has an historic market town surrounded by a number of attractive historic villages and smaller settlements. Redditch, although a new town, has an interesting Victorian core. The proximity to the Birmingham conurbation has resulted in a number of development pressures. There is therefore plenty of interesting work to occupy conservation professionals.

Across the two Council areas there are over 650 listed buildings, 14 conservation areas, and numerous other heritage assets.

Assisting the Principal Conservation Officer your role will involve, working on a varied caseload of planning applications, assisting in the designation, appraisal and management of existing and new conservation areas, compiling and updating the local heritage lists and working with strategic planning officers in producing conservation polices and site appraisals.

A relevant qualification in Historic Building Conservation ,Planning, Architecture, or Surveying is essential as well as adequate post qualification experience.

Membership or eligible for membership of the IHBC is desirable

If you require further information please contact Mike Dunphy, Strategic Planning and Conservation Manager on 01527 881325 or Mary Worsfold Principal Conservation Officer on 01527 881329

The closing date for receipt of completed applications is 8 November 2017

Interviews will be held on a date to be confirmed.

Further information and APPLY ONLINE

Select Recruiters A-Z, in the search box start to type in Bromsgrove and then select Bromsgrove and Redditch Councils, then select the vacancy you are interested in from our current vacancy list. Alternatively, contact our recruitment line on (01527) 534117.

CV’s will not be accepted.

If you do not hear from us within four weeks of the closing date, you should assume that your application was not successful on this occasion.

We are an equal opportunities employer and welcome applications from all Sections of the Community

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