Building Conservation Officer
Title: Building Conservation Officer
Location: Plough Lane
Salary: £24,799.00 - £28,785
Closing date: 6/10/19
Herefordshire Council Building Conservation Team aim to promote the conservation of heritage assets and good design through the provision of advocacy and advice. With assets ranging from medieval timber framed market towns in the North to early upland stone farmsteads and the Picturesque Wye Valley in the South, Herefordshire has a lot to offer.
This is a great opportunity to join our team as a Building Conservation Officer on a temporary 22 month contract. We are also happy to consider this as a secondment for internal applicants or for students currently studying on a Heritage related degree course.
Working collaboratively the role of Building Conservation Officer plays a key part in providing advice and guidance on the conservation of Historic Buildings, the design of new buildings and their impact in Historic Areas. We are looking for an enthusiastic team player with good interpersonal skills to join our expanding team, who is passionate and knowledgeable about architectural history, design and building conservation and able to impart this information to others in a confident and inspiring way.
You will have a degree in Building Conservation, Architecture or a related subject and be eligible for professional membership of the IHBC, RIBA or RICS with relevant previous experience.
A current valid driving licence and ability to travel around the county on site visits is essential.
Please refer to the job description and Person specification.
Benefits with Herefordshire Council:
Holidays: 25 days per year plus 2 days unpaid at Christmas (pro rata for part time)
Pension: LGPS 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 that means you will have access to confidential support.