Conservation Officer

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Aldern House, Bakewell
Cultural Heritage Team
£30,451 to £32,910 per annum
Full Time
37 hours per week
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Conservation Officer
£30,451 to £32,910 per annum
Bakewell, Derbyshire

An exciting permanent opportunity has arisen in the Peak District National Park for a Conservation Officer.

We are looking for a suitably qualified and experienced applicant to join our busy Cultural Heritage team. Your work will help us to protect and enhance the special buildings, structures, places and landscapes of the Peak District National Park. You will provide specialist conservation advice, support and guidance both internally and externally, and help the team deliver an effective and integrated conservation advice for our towns and countryside.

There are 109 conservation areas and almost 3,000 listed buildings in the National Park set within some of the most beautiful landscapes of the UK.

Key aspects of the role include:

- Giving pre-application advice and guidance on the historic built environment
- Responding to planning and listed building application consultations
- Giving general advice on historic buildings and structures
- Contributing to policy and strategic documents
- Identifying unauthorised works and advising on enforcement action

You will contribute to the production of conservation area appraisals and reviews, carry out listed building condition surveys, update our buildings at risk register and undertake analysis for annual reports. You will also contribute to other historic environment projects as they arise.

You will have a degree or post-graduate qualification in historic building conservation, heritage conservation or other relevant discipline. An IHBC Membership is highly desirable. You will have specialist knowledge of traditional building architecture, techniques, materials and conservation methods and the adaption of historic buildings. You will have a thorough knowledge and working experience of conservation and planning policy, legislation and best practice guidance.

We are looking for an enthusiastic and pragmatic individual to join our team.

Please see the job description and person specification on our careers pages for further information about the role.

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