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Logo: Yorkshire Dales National Park AuthorityBuilding Conservation Officer - Part Time (Contract)

Bainbridge, Wensleydale


About Us


We are the Yorkshire Dales National Park Authority, an organisation that protects, enhances and promotes the immense beauty, wildlife and character of the Yorkshire Dales.


We are now looking for a Building Conservation Officer to join us on a part time basis (18.5 hours per week) for a fixed-term contract until the 31st July 2021.


Your Benefits


Salary of £22,462 - £28,786 per annum pro rata

Benefits package


Your Role


As a Building Conservation Officer, you will help to promote and implement the conservation and enhancement of the Yorkshire Dales National Park’s special built environment.


About You


To apply, you will need:


  • Significant building conservation experience
  • Knowledge of relevant legislation, particularly the Planning (Listed Buildings and Conservation Areas) Act 1990, and associated planning guidance relating to the historic environment
  • Knowledge of traditional building design, materials and construction
  • Good IT skills, particularly MS Office, HBSMR and QGIS
  • The ability to interpret building plans, drawings, photographs, maps and historic records
  • A degree or equivalent in Building Conservation, Heritage Management or a related discipline, or full Membership of the Institute of Historic Building Conservation
  • A full driving licence


Ideally, you will also have experience of historic building surveys and managing building conservation works and projects, including drawing up project briefs and working with volunteers.


Other organisations may call this role Conservation Officer, Historic Conservation Officer, Historic Environment Officer, Heritage & Conservation Advisor, or Historic Building Conservation Officer.


The closing date for applications is noon on Monday 14th October 2019.


Webrecruit and Yorkshire Dales National Park Authority are equal opportunities employers.


Please click here to apply. This vacancy is being advertised by Webrecruit. The services advertised by Webrecruit are those of an Employment Agency. 



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