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Yorkshire Dales National Park Authority

Senior Historic Environment Officer

Bainbridge, Leyburn, North Yorkshire (currently home based)

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. Set against expansive heather moorland tops, each valley has its own distinct charm, from crags and pavements to an underground labyrinth of caves.

We’re currently looking for a Senior Historic Environment Officer to join us on a full-time basis at our Bainbridge office near Leyburn. Due to current restrictions, this role will initially be based from home.

The Benefits

  • Salary of £30,451 - £34,728 per annum, pro rata
  • Local government pension scheme
  • Flexible working
  • Employee discounts on various goods and services
  • Cycle to work scheme
  • Free parking
  • Generous leave entitlement
  • Recognition and rewards for your hard work

This is an exciting opportunity for you to join our National Park and work in one of the UK’s most striking and breath-taking locations.

The Role

As a Senior Historic Environment Officer, you will lead a team to promote and widen public understanding of the special historic environment of the Yorkshire Dales National Park.

Developing and monitoring our historic environment strategy, you will deliver actions that support the National Park Management Plan and develop projects to support at risk buildings and monuments.

The team you manage will form a key part of the planning application process and will consult on planning applications and agri-environment schemes. You will ensure best practice is followed so that services and development can continue whilst the Park’s heritage is preserved.

About You

To join us as a Senior Historic Environment Officer, you will need:

  • Experience of formulating and delivering conservation policies and programmes
  • The ability to deliver against agreed actions and budgets
  • A degree, or higher qualification in archaeology or building conservation
  • A relevant professional membership
  • To be proactive and organised

Other organisations may call this role Historic Environment Manager, Conservation Team Manager, Environmental Conservation Team Manager or Historic Environment Team Leader.

The closing date for applications is the 30th April 2021.

So, if you are seeking your next challenge as a Senior Historic Environment Officer, please apply here. This vacancy is being advertised by Webrecruit. The services advertised by Webrecruit are those of an Employment Agency.

Closing Date: 30/04/2021  Location: Bainbridge, Leyburn, North Yorkshire (currently home based)

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