East Herts Council: Assistant Conservation & Urban Design Officer

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An excellent time to join us!

There couldn’t be a better time to join us. A new Local Plan is setting an exciting and ambitious policy agenda for our communities. We have big plans for growth including a range of strategic sites across the district, together with the investment and development of key locations in our town centres. We are also working in partnership with Epping Forest and Harlow Councils on the ‘Harlow and Gilston Garden Town’, which will set the benchmark for place shaping and delivering housing growth.

With a busy programme of challenging work ahead, there isn’t a better place to work on a varied and interesting planning caseload.

We are a rural district, close to London, with a range of historic market towns and villages. We have 42 Conservation Areas and over 3,000 Listed Buildings.

The Council offices are located in the historic county town of Hertford, close to the town centre. The council is maximising the digital delivery of its services, supporting flexible working solutions for all staff. The Council is committed to the professional development of its staff funding in-house and external learning and development opportunities. We invest in our staff at East Herts.

We’d love to hear from you and discuss how you could play a part in strengthening and expanding our planning team. This is your opportunity to join us and deliver our exciting planning vision for the future.

The following role is available: 

Assistant Conservation and Urban Design Officer – this is a trainee role providing the opportunity to gain experience in conservation and urban design work.

The Council welcomes applications from both full-time and part-time applicants.

For a confidential and informal discussion about these roles, please contact any of the following:

  • Kevin Steptoe, Head of Planning & Building Control on 01992 531407
  • Liz Aston, Service Manager (DM) Quality and Performance on 01992 531570
  • Claire Sime, Service Manager (Policy and Implementation) on 01992 531626
  • Mike Brown, Senior Conservation & Urban Designer Officer on 01992 531551

For further information on each post and how to apply, please APPLY ONLINE

Closing date: 5pm, 29 May 2018
Interviews: anticipated w/b 11 June 2018

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