Eden District Council
Maternity Cover contract; 37 hours per week, approximately 9 months
Salary £26,999 rising to £28,785 (pay award pending)
The Council is seeking to appoint a Conservation Officer on a temporary contract to advise on and promote the conservation of the historic environment in Eden. The District is a mix of historical urban settlements, and villages located in stunning rural settings. Penrith is the key town in the district and benefits from being just off both the M6 and the West Coast Main Line with connections direct to London, Manchester, Glasgow and Edinburgh. As well as the superb transport links, the district borders the Lake District and Yorkshire Dales National Parks and contains parts of the North Pennines AONB.
This is an exciting post which gives a unique opportunity to work closely with the Programme Officer and Historic England in delivering the Appleby Heritage Action Zone. It also provides the opportunity to advise planning officers and lead on the preparation and review of conservation area appraisals other conservation projects within the district.
We are looking for an enthusiastic and proactive person who can gather and interpret information to produce complex policy documents and reports. As part of a supportive, hard-working and motivated team you will be able to make effective decisions, build strong working relationships and manage a mixed workload to meet deadlines and achieve set outcomes. You will be nearing completion of or hold a degree in town planning or a related discipline and be able to demonstrate up to date practical knowledge of heritage matters including listed buildings and conservation areas. There is a requirement to regularly travel independently around the district.
For further details of the post including the job description, person specification and an application form;
· visit our web site on www.eden.gov.uk/your-council/job-vacancies/
· email email@example.com
· Telephone (01768) 212210
- or apply in writing to Human Resources, Town Hall, Penrith, Cumbria
- CA11 7QF
Please note all applications must be made on the Council’s standard application form and CV’s will not be considered. No agencies please.
The closing date for applications is 10am on Friday 29th May 2020.
Interview date to be arranged.