Historic Environment and Record Officer
Title: HISTORIC ENVIRONMENT RECORD OFFICER, ARCHAEOLOGY
Location: Hereford. Herefordshire Archives and Record Centre. Currently home working in line with government guidelines and council policy.
Salary: £25481 - £29,577
Closing Date: 26/11/2021
Interview Date: tbc
Located at the heart of the Marches, the historic border countryside where England meets Wales, Herefordshire is one of the most rural counties in England. Beautiful, unspoilt countryside, two Areas of Outstanding Natural Beauty, historic parklands, the cathedral city of Hereford and attractive market towns provide an excellent quality of life.
Responsible for the management of the Historic Environment Record systems, you will form part of the archaeology team which is positioned within the wider Built and Natural Environment Service which comprises building conservation, landscape architects, ecologists, open space and arborists. Your main duties are:
• To be responsible for all heritage data within Herefordshire Council.
• To provide specialist advice on the historic environment relating to countryside heritage, land management and farming.
• To support the delivery of financed projects relating to the historic environment.
• To supervise project workers and volunteers.
• To manage the finances relating to HER including costs and forecasts.
We welcome applicants whatever their personal characteristics or social identity. All requests for flexible working arrangements and reasonable adjustments will be considered.
The following candidates will be interviewed if they meet the essential criteria for the post they are applying for:
• Those who indicate that they have a disability. This is part of our commitment to the “Disability Confident” scheme;
• Those who indicate in their supporting statement that they are an Armed Forces Veteran or Reservist. This is part of our pledge to support the Armed Forces Covenant; and
• Those who indicate in their supporting statement that they are a Herefordshire care leaver. This is part of our commitment to supporting young people leaving our care.
Benefits with Herefordshire Council:
Holidays: 25 days per year, rising to 30 after 5 years’ service, plus 2 days unpaid leave at Christmas (pro rata for part time).
Pension: LGS pension scheme.
Pick your perks – our benefits include access to a range of retail, leisure, holiday and health benefits. This includes savings, cash back and discounts. We also offer an employee assistance programme, providing access to confidential support and advice if you ever need it.
Professional membership fees of a relevant institution will also be funded for this role.
Please refer to the Job Description and Person Specification for more details of this role.
For an informal discussion about this role, please contact; Liz Duberley Service Manager 01432 260788.
Please note that only shortlisted candidates will be contacted. If you would like to obtain details regarding feedback on your application please contact Hoople Resourcing at: firstname.lastname@example.org