Heritage Environment Officer
This is an exciting opportunity for an enthusiastic and motivated Officer to join the Council, maybe you’re a Planning Officer who is looking for a change and have gained through experience a knowledge and technical understanding of the heritage environment. We are looking for a positive officer who seeks solutions to issues and understands that the historic environment is an adaptable, changing place, intrinsically part of a wider economic growth agenda.
Your workload will be varied with an emphasis on a proactive approach. This will include getting out into the District, carrying out Conservation Areas appraisals and working with owners of the District`s Listed Buildings to help them understand their buildings and provide advice on repair and maintenance.
You will provide specialist heritage advice and guidance to the Council`s Planning Enforcement Team, preparing listed building Urgent Works and/or Repairs Notices and Listed Building Enforcement Notices and appearing as a specialist witness at Enforcement appeals and/or when required in court.
You will create and review the heritage policies in the Local Plan and assist with corporate funding bids that involve the historic environment. You will be dealing with your own small case load of the most technically complex listed building applications and providing specialist heritage advice to the Development Management function with regard to the more complex applications and pre applications.
It is desirable that you should have a relevant degree or other relevant qualification associated with a specialist heritage environment or experience gained over a number of years, including the necessary technical knowledge to understand the complexities of listed building planning applications and give heritage advice. It is desirable that you should be a member of the IHBC or the RTPI. You will also need good communication skills and the ability to prepare and present expert evidence at Committee meetings, Court hearings and public inquiries.
A full driving licence is essential.
For any questions or an informal conversation about each of these job opportunities, please contact Anne Shorland, Assistant Director (Growth) on Anne.Shorland@e-lindsey.gov.uk or call on 01507 613141.
Please send completed job applications to firstname.lastname@example.org Closing date: Friday, 30 November 2018