Rushcliffe Borough Council: Conservation Officer

logo£20,472 – £34,743 pa
37 hrs pw (this post is subject to a Competency Framework)
Location: Nottinghamshire

Rushcliffe is an interesting and attractive mix of urban and rural areas set immediately south of the city of Nottingham.  Much of the pleasant rolling countryside is protected by Green Belt, yet there is easy access to the vibrant City Centre.  The Borough is rich in heritage assets with 30 Conservation Areas, over 680 entries on the list of Buildings of Special Architectural and Historic Interest and numerous buildings identified as being of local interest.

The Planning and Growth team deals with a range of development proposals and there is continued interest from developers in schemes for major development within the Borough. We are seeking exceptional candidates to meet the challenges, with a focus on delivering economic growth and excellent customer service.

The Role
The principal role of the Conservation Officer will be to deal with matters associated with the conservation of Heritage Assets within the Borough.  This will include dealing with applications for Listed Building Consent, applications for work within Conservation Areas and reviewing/updating the Conservation Area Appraisals.  In addition the role includes providing officers with advice on schemes affecting Heritage Assets and general design advice.

This post is on a competency framework and appointment at an appropriate level on the competency framework would be dependent on level of experience.

Our package includes:

  • Working in new purpose-built offices and reduced membership of the onsite leisure centre
  • Free car parking
  • Varied working hours and remote-working opportunities
  • An opportunity to further your career with a high performing forward looking Authority with training to support CPD and personal development; and
  • Local Government pension scheme.
  • Payment of relevant professional subscriptions (RTPI etc)

Rushcliffe Borough Council supports flexible and part-time working in line with the needs of the public that we serve and the business needs of the Council. We believe that embracing flexibility is a smart way of working and ensures we can find and support the mix of talent and experience we need.  We can’t promise, but we are open to a chat about flexible working when you apply for a job with us.

If you feel you have the qualities to be a Conservation Officer, please APPLY ONLINE and submit your application.

Please note CV’s will not be accepted.

Closing Date: Monday 15 July 2019 at 12 noon
Interviews: Week Commencing 22 July 2019

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