Conservation Officer

Region:
South East
Vicinity:
East Sussex
Industry Sector:
Conservation Jobs, Sustainability Jobs, Waste Jobs, Water Jobs, Environmental Jobs, Biodiversity Jobs, Nature Jobs, Regeneration Jobs, Wildlife Jobs, Environment Jobs, Recycling Jobs, Countryside Jobs, Built Environment Jobs
Job Category:
Customer Support/Client Care, Health & Safety, Legal/Regulatory, Project Management, Development, Planning, Reporting, Architect
Job Type:
Permanent
Education Level:
Please see job description
Salary:
£36,686 per annum
Salary Description:
+ Car Allowance. Starting salary dependent on Qualifications and Experience
Posted:
19/05/2017
Start Date:
ASAP
Employer:
Rother District Council
Job Ref:
GreenJobs

DIRECTORATE: Business Operations
SERVICE: Strategy and Planning
POST NUMBER: TBC
POST TITLE: Conservation Officer
POST GRADE: Local Salary Scale PO1
CONDITIONS OF SERVICE: National Joint Council (NJC) for Local Government Services as amended locally
RESPONSIBLE TO: Development Manager
RESPONSIBLE FOR: No supervisory responsibility

JOB DESCRIPTION

JOB PURPOSE  

To carry out the Council’s duties and specialist functions in respect of conservation and listed building matters and to promote the protection of the historic environment across the District, in order to contribute to the Council’s key aim of protecting and enhancing the built and natural environment.

MAIN AREAS OF WORK

1. To provide specialist advice primarily in respect of Development Management  - but also on Strategy & Environment matters, Building Control and enforcement and to other Divisions of the Council and external bodies and individuals as appropriate - on the conservation and heritage aspects of policies and proposals

2. To formulate and undertake proposals to ensure the protection and enhancement of conservation areas and listed buildings.

3. To review and where appropriate update and generate conservation area appraisals and other guidance and to ensure that development fully respects the built heritage of the District.

4. To maintain close liaison with relevant Government Departments, Historic England, East Sussex County Council, Parish Councils, and local conservation and amenity societies appropriate to fulfil the above functions effectively and efficiently.

5. To provide and present specialist professional advice and statements on conservation matters to the Council, at planning appeals and other inquiries, as necessary.

6. When required, and as part of generic working, will work within other Services and Directorates in support of the Council’s overall objectives and projects

7. When required and as part of flexible working – to work within other Services and Directorates in support of the Council’s overall objectives and projects

8. Co-operate with Managers in implementing the Council’s Health and Safety Policy.  The responsibilities of members of staff in respect of this are set out in the Council’s Health and Safety Manual

9. To undertake any other duties for which the post holder is competent and which the Service Manager considers necessary for the effective and efficient delivery of the Service

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Closing Date:
29/05/2017

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