East Devon is independently recognised as an outstanding place and so it follows that its council must also strive to be outstanding. Everything we do is aimed at ensuring that East Devon is a place that people want to live in, work in, visit and enjoy. Our ambition is to be an outstanding council which works together with local people to create great value services and an outstanding community, economy and environment for East Devon, now and for future generations.
We recognise the benefits of flexible working and will be happy to consider your work-life balance needs at interview.
In return for your commitment, you’ll receive an excellent benefits package which includes: generous annual leave; flexi-time; and access to a Local Government Pension Scheme, salary sacrifice cycle scheme, employee assistance programme and personal healthcare scheme. In addition, you’ll also be encouraged to take advantage of our outstanding learning and development opportunities.
About the role
As part of the conservation team you will play a key role in the protection of the historic environment comprising of approximately 4,500 listed buildings and 33 conservation areas. You will be providing specialist advice and guidance to the Council and public on heritage assets, processing listed building applications and commenting on planning proposals as well as contributing to the Councils overall conservation activities.
You’ll have a relevant degree in building conservation together with demonstrable experience of working in building conservation. You’ll also have a good understanding of traditional building practice and knowledge of the planning system in relation to heritage assets and relevant legislation.
A valid driving licence and your own car are essential (reasonable adjustments may be possible according to the Equality Act).
How to Apply
Please apply online via the link provided.
Please note, we do not accept CVs submitted without a fully completed online application form.