Swindon Borough Council: Conservation Officer/Senior Conservation Officer

logo£30,754 to £40,680 p.a. pro rata
24 hours per week but are negotiable
Ref: 003609 

This is an exciting opportunity for a newly qualified or experienced conservation officer to join our vibrant team at Swindon Borough Council.

If you are a team player looking to accelerate your career within a highly supportive working environment, this could be the role for you.   We are seeking an enthusiastic and knowledgeable historic environment specialist to join our friendly team of specialists in Planning, Conservation, Urban Design and Ecology.

Did you know Swindon has 28 Conservation Areas, over 1,000 listed buildings and 52 Scheduled Monuments?  Our rural boundaries stretch from the Marlborough Downs in the south to the edge of the Cotswolds in the north. We are also home to Brunel’s Railway Works and Workers Village and the regeneration of the Old Railway Quarter has already won regional and national recognition (RTPI Excellence in Planning for Heritage awards).

You would have the opportunity to be involved in proactive work on regeneration projects, HAZ bids, and policy documents, as well providing conservation and design advice and support. You should have or be working towards a relevant post-graduate qualification and you will need to have the ability to travel on site visits.  Candidates must be fluent in the English language (as a requirement of Part 7 of the Immigration Act – for the effective performance of a customer-facing role).

We are interested in the attracting the right candidate and we feel a work life balance is important.  As such we operate flexible working and you will have the opportunity to work from home and negotiate your pattern of work.

For the full role profile please email recruitmentteam@swindon.gov.uk quoting the reference number and we will email it to you.

Closing date: 25 July 2018

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