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Heritage Officer

Salary details: £ - £

Location
Amber Valley Borough Council, Ripley
Reference
JOB/24/00479
Salary details
Grade 7 - £34,834 - £38,223 per year
Job term
Full Time
Appointment type
Permanent
Hours
37 hours per week
Closing Date
03 March 2024

PLEASE DO NOT APPLY USING THE DERBYSHIRE COUNTY COUNCIL WEBSITE, PLEASE SEE DETAILS BELOW.

Amber Valley has a realm of historical buildings and is privileged to be part of the Derwent Valley Mills World Heritage Site, confirming the outstanding importance of the area as the birthplace of the factory system, where in the 18th Century water power was successfully harnessed for textile production. 

This is an exciting opportunity to provide specialist heritage advice to support the Development Management and Planning Policy services of the Council, ensuring the enhancement, protection and promotion of the Borough’s heritage assets. 

Applicants will require: 

  • excellent communication, report writing, presentation and negotiation skills with a range of audiences and ability to deal with contentious issues;
  • an extensive knowledge of heritage and how it can be used positively to underpin corporate objectives and priorities;
  • at least three years practical experience of legislation, policy, guidance and practice in respect of heritage matters; and
  • a Degree in Town and Country Planning or equivalent qualification.

 

We offer a range of staff benefits that include generous holiday entitlement, Local Government Pension Scheme, flexible working and free on-site parking. 

To apply, please visit Amber Valley Borough Council’s website at: www.ambervalley.gov.uk/jobs

Application forms can be obtained from Elizabeth Wall, Assistant Personnel Officer, Town Hall, Ripley, Derbyshire, DE5 3BT or at elizabeth.wall@ambervalley.gov.uk and they can be returned to the same address.

CV’s are not accepted.

Please be aware that Derbyshire County Council is placing this advert on behalf of this organisation and you should refer directly to its website for details of the terms and conditions attached to this post. Any queries regarding this advert or the recruitment process should be made directly to the organisation.