Lewes District Council & Eastbourne Borough Council: Specialist Advisor – Conservation

£24,423- £40,578 pa (dependent upon experience and qualifications)
Full time, permanent
Based: Lewes and Eastbourne

Lewes is the county town for East Sussex and the largest built environment in the South Downs National Park. It is also one of Britain’s most diverse and well- preserved heritage settings, with property spanning the C11 through to some outstanding contemporary developments, and over 500 listed properties.

It is one of the most exciting places to practice conservation and we are pleased to announce that a rare opportunity has arisen to join a small, flexible and friendly conservation team based within a new integrated Planning First service, comprising development management, planning policy and enforcement.

We are looking for an outstanding candidate with proven experience of assessing planning applications at listed buildings and on property in conservation areas. You should also be able to support a range of other functions, including facilitating regular public conservation liaison sessions, reviewing conservation area appraisals and providing authoritative information, advice and guidance to residents, professionals, other LDC staff and councillors.  A relevant qualification or qualified by a track record of relevant experience is necessary, whilst membership of a relevant professional body such as RTPI or IHBC (or equivalent) would be very desirable.

For further advice specifically about the role please call Christopher Connelley on 07939 578534 or email Chris.Connelley@lewes-eastbourne.gov.uk

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The closing date for the receipt of applications is noon on 12 August 2022.
Interview date to be confirmed.

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