Leicester City Council: Building Conservation Officer

logo£27,358 – £29,909 pa
Permanent, Full Time
Location: City Hall

Leicester City is at the forefront of developing proactive approaches to heritage management in England. From one of the most successful THI schemes in the region, to actively working on buildings at risk and a comprehensive Local Heritage Asset Register, the Conservation Team is involved in a wide range of challenging and positive projects. Leicester’s economy is showing strong growth and the development of new approaches to heritage management is central to the continued success of the city.

We are looking to recruit a building conservation officer to work within the conservation team in the council’s planning service. The team provides advice and guidance on all aspects of the historic and natural environment and is pro-active in protecting and enhancing the city’s historic assets and heritage led regeneration. You will be part of a team of specialists in building conservation, archaeology, landscape architecture and ecology, with the potential to further develop your interdisciplinary skills and experience.

Requirements of the post:

  • You will have degree or equivalent in town planning, architecture, building conservation, building surveying, related discipline or able to demonstrate equivalent knowledge gained through practical experience;
  • An established track record working within built conservation preferably within a local authority;
  • Experience of interpreting technical drawings, plans, reports and specifications;
  • An understanding of what constitutes the historic environment and an ability to assess the relevant significance of its constituent parts;
  • Demonstrate commitment to promoting a high quality environment where conservation of the historic environment plays a key role;

For an informal discussion please contact Annie Provan on 0116 454 2963.

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Closing date: 28.08.2018

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