Medway Council: Conservation Officer

logo£25,369 – £30,890 pa (Salary: Range 4)
Permanent, 37 hours per week
Location: Gun Wharf, Dock Road, Chatham, Kent, ME4 4TR
Ref: R493LS

To provide a specialist built conservation and heritage service in accordance with appropriate legislation and guidance.

To provide advice to the development management process, and to the public via the pre-application process, in order to conserve and enhance the built environment of Medway.

To research, compile, draft and/ or commission work on Conservation policy and on funding bids in order to help conserve the historic environment.

To provide a professional, cost-effective service that meets legal and policy requirements and is transparent and accessible to customers.

To contribute to departmental projects as required and develop cross directorate working

Applicants must be able to demonstrate all essential requirements as listed in the job profile.

Medway is a unitary authority in South East England with superb transport links to London.

The council understands that a motivated workforce is the most important factor for it to be successful and achieve its aims. It’s vital that employees feel rewarded for their contribution.

As a Medway Council employee you  will have the opportunity to develop both professionally and personally by undertaking  relevant training opportunities,  enjoy a comprehensive benefits package including competitive rates of pay and pension scheme along with access to an employee  advice, information and counselling service,  employee forums and  an employee discount scheme for national and local retailers.

Important Information
If you would like to have an informal discussion with the recruiting manager Dave Harris call 01634 331575.

Please be advised that if you are not contacted within 3 weeks of the advert closing date then you have not been shortlisted.  All recruitment correspondence, including interview letters and contracts of employment will usually be sent out via email, if you require documentation/correspondence in hard copy format, please contact the Resourcing Team on 01634 332878.

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We reserve the right to close this vacancy at any time prior to the closing date.

Closing date: 23 July 2018 (at 23:55 PM)


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