Trainee Heritage Officer
Salary: £23,709 to £37,101pa plus a casual car allowance
Ref: PES 52
This is an exciting opportunity for someone looking to develop a heritage career within a busy and ambitious local authority located in North Surrey.
We are looking for a confident, self-motivated individual to join our Heritage team within Planning Services. The team looks after over a large number of historic assets including Listed Buildings, Locally Listed Buildings, Conservation Areas and Historic Parks. These are recognised as the Borough’s “Crown Jewels” and we are committed to delivering the Borough’s Heritage Strategy as well as helping planning colleagues to protect and enhance our historic environment. We also work with a number of other national and local organisations to deliver successful heritage initiatives including Conservation Area appraisals and management plans.
To be successful in this interesting and varied role, you will need to have an initial degree and be prepared to study for a heritage post-graduate qualification. You will be expected to be competent in the use of IT, have excellent administrative and research skills and be committed to delivering high quality customer service. Knowledge of built heritage and/or planning would be desirable.
In return, we will reward you with excellent terms and conditions, a varied and challenging workload and a commitment to your personal development and training needs.
For further information on the role please contact Clare Smith, Heritage, Landscape and Tree Manager, on 01372 474824
Closing date: 29th September 2017
Interview dates: 10th October 2017
Elmbridge Borough Council - Working for Equality. We welcome applications from all sections of the community.
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