City of York Council: Conservation Architect

£37,114 – £42,562 pa (reduced pro rata for part time hours)
Part-time: Job Share (14.8 hrs pw – two days/week), permanent
Location: York. A mix of office and home working

Do you have the ambition and ability to play a key role in influencing the conservation and development of a world city of unique historic importance?

The City of York Council are looking for someone to continue the job share delivery of this post, working closely with the current Conservation Architect.

About the role:
You will join a team of professionals specialising in building conservation, archaeology, urban design, architecture, sustainable design, landscape design, ecology, countryside management, and protected trees.

You will be involved in advising on applications affecting listed buildings and conservation areas and on other design and conservation issues.

Key skills and responsibilities:
A positive, innovative and creative attitude is key. You will expertly negotiate for the preservation of the historic environment, alongside assessing the introduction of the best of contemporary design appropriate to the city.

You will need a sound working and practical knowledge of the historic development, construction and detailing of buildings, as well as all other areas of conservation practice, relevant legislation and current issues, together with excellent communication skills and a high level of initiative.

You must be a UK qualified architect, specialising in conservation, demonstrated by a Degree and Masters or Post Graduate Diploma in heritage conservation.

Further information:
For further information or an informal discussion please contact Guy Hanson, Design, Conservation and Sustainable Development Manager, or on 01904551319

For further written details, and to apply online, please follow the link HERE or key word search job reference PLAC003202 at Applications can only be accepted when received in this way.

Closing date: Sunday 29 May 2022 at 12 midnight
Interview date: Provisionally, week commencing Monday 6 June 2022

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