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Conservation Officer

Salary details: £26822 - £29323

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Dorset Councils Partnership
Dorchester, Dorset, North Dorset, West Dorset, Weymouth
Occupational group
Salary details
£26,822 - £29,323
Job term
Full Time
Appointment type
Paul Wyeth
Contact email
Contact telephone
01305 252426
Closing Date
29 May 2018
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Conservation Officer

37 Hours per week

£26,822 to £29,323

What you’re great at:

You will have a sound technical knowledge, but also be familiar with how a conservation service fits within the planning system.  You’ll be self-motivated and able to work on your own initiative to tight dealines, but also be able to contribute to the interdisciplinary work of the wider Development Service.  You will have excellent organisation skills; a good knowledge of Arcmap and Idox systems; and be able to deal confidently with a range of clients including members of the public, council colleagues, councillors and the the private sector.

What you will own and how you will grow:

You will assist the Senior Conservation Officer in providing the Partnership’s conservation service as well as spending some time supporting Purbeck District Council's conservation service. 

Key areas of work will include providing consultations for planning and listed building applications; undertaking Conservation Area Appraisals; analysis of development proposals and their potential impact on heritage assets; gathering evidence in accordance with PACE protocols where there are planning breaches; and the complilation and presentation of reports. 

We are on a digital journey to provide the best online services for those that wish to use them to allow us more time to support those that need us most.

What we are about:

Dorset Councils Partnership believes that people do their best work if we make it easier for them to meet their personal responsibilities.  The Partnership promotes innovative flexible and part-time working to support and encourage anyone who requires this flexibility to balance work and life.  The Partnership is committed to making our recruitment process barrier-free, and as inclusive as possible for everyone.

How to apply:

To apply for this job, please read through the job description and person specification attached to the right of this page then follow the ‘Apply for this job’ link.  In the ‘Relevant Experience’ section of the application you will be expected to explain how you meet the criteria for this role listed on the person specification.  When explaining how you meet the criteria, please give examples that clearly demonstrate your skills, knowledge and experience.

Please note that staff currently in the redeployment pool will have prior consideration for this position. 

Closing date: 29th May 2018

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