Conservation Officer

Wellington Civic Offices
30153 - 32486
12 Jun 2017
02 Jul 2017
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Contract Type
Full time permanent
Working Pattern
Flexible hours

Development Management

Conservation Officer

£30,153 - £32,486 per annum


37 hours per week

The postholder will work to formulate and implement policies for the promotion of good design and the protection and enhancement of the built environment of the Borough with an emphasis on Conservation Areas, Listed Buildings, archaeology and other areas of historic and architectural interest particularly in the Ironbridge Gorge World Heritage Site. There will also be opportunities to work with clients and projects located outside of the Borough.

The post holder will operate under the overall guidance of the Development Team Group Manager.

For further informaton on the role please click on the job description and person specification which is available below.

The Post holder will have:

A recognised post grad qualification in conservation or equivalent, IHBC membership is preferred

Significant post qualification experience related to specialist conservation practice and design issues

A qualification in architecture, urban design or town planning

A practical experience of industrial archaeological work would be an advantage due to the Ironbridge Gorge World Heritage Site.

Experience of partnership working, including managing partnership structures and coordinating varied contributions

Proven experience of dealing with Planning applications.

Proven experience of presenting cases to formal legal inquiries

Detailed knowledge of conservation policies, procedures/practice

Detailed knowledge and experience of design and traditional building techniques and construction and repair

An appreciation of the local, national and international significance of the Ironbridge Gorge World Heritage Site

Significant knowledge of dealing with Planning applications and Section 106 Agreements

A knowledge of budgetary processes and experience in planning, implementing and financial control of projects

The ability to work as part of a multi disciplinary team

Please note employees who are at risk will be considered first for this position. Only if an appointment is not made will other candidates be considered.


Please complete the online application form as CVs will not be accepted.

We are committed to equality and diversity.

The post holder will receive casual car user allowance

Supporting documents
Job Description/Person Spec

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