Hartlepool Borough Council is recruiting a Project Officer to lead on the Townscape Heritage Scheme in Church Street.
The Townscape Heritage Project will complement an ambitious regeneration programme in the centre of the town. A key element of this is the Innovation and Skills Quarter (ISQ) which has seen Cleveland College of Art and Design invest £11million in a new campus building on a site adjacent to the scheme, along with complementary projects supported by £5.5million Local Growth Funding from Tees Valley Combined Authority for public realm works and the development of a centre for small businesses.
The Heritage Lottery Fund has awarded the Council £1.2million for the project in Church Street Conservation Area. The scheme comprises three elements, building grants, public realm works and community engagement.
You will be qualified to a degree level in historic building conservation or a related discipline. A good working knowledge of HLF funded schemes and management of conservation areas and historic buildings is required for this role, as well as experience in heritage-led regeneration. The project will have a strong focus on community engagement therefore experience in delivering community based schemes or outreach work, including working with a diverse range of audiences and stakeholders, would be an advantage.
Full membership of the Institute of Historic Building Conservation or Royal Town Planning Institute or be eligible for and working towards membership is desirable.
For an informal discussion please contact Sarah Scarr, Heritage and Countryside Manager on (01429) 523275.
Application forms and further details are available from and should be returned to, Hartlepool Borough Council, Customer Services, Chief Executive’s Department, Level 2, Civic Centre, Hartlepool, TS24 8AY, Email firstname.lastname@example.org or apply online at www.northeastjobs.org.uk
Closing date: Monday 29th January 2018, 12noon
Interviews will take place on Tuesday 6th February 2018