Kent County Council: Conservation Architect

logo£32,496 – £44,208 pa (salary dependent on experience)
Full-time, 37 hrs pw
Fixed-term – 2 years
Maidstone
Ref: 18004707

A dedicated and motivated individual is sought to join the Heritage Conservation team to develop policy and promote action for the protection and enhancement of Kent’s built heritage.

Your primary responsibilities will be to advise the County Council on matters relating to the built historic environment (including planning applications and highways proposals), to develop policy and strategy for Kent’s built historic environment (including income generation), and to supervise the conservation, management and promotion of the County Council’s 8 historic windmills. You will be part of a busy team and work closely with colleagues who look after the Kent Historic Environment Record and others who provide advice on archaeological and wider historic environment matters.

You will have a degree in a relevant subject (e.g. architecture) or equivalent, and a relevant qualification in the conservation of historic buildings. Membership of the Institute of Historic Building Conservation would be welcome.

You will have excellent knowledge of the built historic environment, and relevant experience in the care, conservation and repair of historic buildings, including the care of windmills or similar structures. Good analytical and organisational skills, good communication and interpersonal skills, a disciplined approach to work and good written English are also required, together with the ability to work under pressure to tight deadlines.

For further information on this role please contact Lis Dyson on 03000 413364.

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Closing date: Monday 28th January 2019.
Interview date: Wednesday 6th February 2019.

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