Dacorum Borough Council: Design and Conservation Assistant Team Leader

£40,669 – £43,032 (inclusive of London Fringe Weighting)
Full time (37 hrs pw), 1 year fixed term contract
Flexible working patterns*

Dacorum is located 25 miles north west of London, partly in the Chiltern Hills AONB, has a rich and varied heritage with a mix of market towns, the new town of Hemel Hempstead and rural villages and hamlets containing 911 Listed buildings, 25 Conservation Areas and 5 Registered Parks and Gardens.

We are looking for an Assistant Team Leader to head the busy Conservation and Design Team. The prospective post holder will need to be knowledgeable, enthusiastic and collaborative with experience dealing with complex applications and appeals/enquiries. A degree in Built Heritage conservation or related discipline and working knowledge of listed buildings and conservation areas policy and guidance is essential. In addition, a strong working knowledge of enforcement procedures, including experience of resolving buildings at risk is also required.

In addition to the heritage work you will provide design guidance to the planning team for the ambitious growth plans in the Borough, in particular on the major planning applications. Some mentoring and management experience would be desirable. Membership of IHBC or ICON is highly desirable.

*Package: Generous holiday entitlement. Outstanding 18.5% employer contribution pension scheme. Flexible working patterns.

We are able to facilitate and currently expect this position to be a hybrid of home and office working.

A basic check will be undertaken with the Disclosure and Barring Service to ensure that the successful candidate has no relevant convictions.

We are looking for a strong candidate with experience dealing with complex applications and appeals/enquiries.

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Application closing date: 3rd June 2022

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