We seek an enthusiastic and experienced individual to join our small, friendly and professional built heritage team.
East Riding of Yorkshire is one of the country’s largest unitary authorities with a wealth of varied and interesting heritage assets, ranging from stately homes, parks and gardens, farmhouses, cottages to industrial buildings and maritime architecture. We also have over one hundred settlements which have designated Conservation Areas.
As the Conservation Officer you will spend most of your time working in this varied historic environment, carrying out the statutory duties of the council in respect of its built heritage and considering new development in conservation areas. You will be part the council’s specialist Building Conservation team and provide advice to planning officers, developers, land owners, Members and the general public.
This is a challenging, technical but very rewarding role within the team and you will hold or be working towards an appropriate qualification and have experience in dealing with Listed Buildings and development in Conservation Areas.
We can offer a discounted leisure centre membership, a staff discount scheme, and potential for flexible working arrangements in a beautiful part of the country, working for a council which is nationally recognised as one of the best in the country.
The job is based in the Market Town of Beverley a highly desirable place to live and work.
Membership of the IHBC or equivalent is desirable.
Closing Date: 3 April 2018
Interview Date: 10 April 2018
East Riding of Yorkshire Council is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and vulnerable adults. This council is pursuing equality of opportunity in employment.