Senior Conservation Officer

Posted 02 January 2024
Salary £35,372 - 39,224 per year
Job type Permanent - Full Time
Discipline Town Planning
Contact NameTullula Farrell

Job description

Senior Conservation Officer
£35,372 - £39,224 per annum
We are currently seeking a highly motivated and experienced individual to join our dynamic team as a Senior Conservation Officer within our local planning authority. This is an excellent opportunity for an ambitious professional to take a significant step forward in their career and contribute to the preservation and enhancement of our region's cultural and natural heritage.
As a Senior Conservation Officer, your key responsibilities will include:
Heritage Preservation: Overseeing and coordinating conservation projects to ensure the protection and enhancement of historical and cultural assets within the local area.
Planning Applications: Assessing planning applications with respect to conservation and heritage considerations, providing expert advice to colleagues, applicants, and stakeholders.
Policy Development: Contributing to the development and implementation of conservation policies and strategies, ensuring alignment with national and local guidelines.
Site Visits: Conducting regular site visits to assess the impact of proposed developments on heritage assets, providing detailed reports and recommendations.
Collaboration: Collaborating with internal and external stakeholders, including architects, developers, and community groups, to promote best practices in conservation.
Training and Mentorship: Providing guidance and support to junior staff members and assisting in their professional development.
To be successful in this role, you should have:
·A degree in a relevant field such as Conservation, Heritage Management, or a related discipline.
·Proven experience in a conservation role, preferably within a local planning authority.
·Strong knowledge of UK planning policies and legislation related to conservation.
·Excellent communication and interpersonal skills, with the ability to engage with a variety of stakeholders.
·A valid UK driving licence and access to your own car, as the role involves regular travel for site visits.
·Competitive salary within the range of £35,372 - £39,224 per annum.
·Mileage reimbursement for travel related to job duties.
·Opportunities for professional development and training.
·A supportive and collaborative working environment.
This position is ideal for someone looking to take the next step in their career as a Senior Conservation Officer. If you are passionate about preserving our cultural and natural heritage and have the required qualifications and experience, we invite you to apply.
To avoid missing out please apply today with a copy of your CV then call Tullula Farrell on 02393 876 021.
If you are a Town Planner who is interested in job opportunities, but this role is not of interest, please still apply then we can consider you for other positions.
Job Reference: 48087