Vacancy: Heritage & Conservation Assistant


Working across the public, private and voluntary sectors, Growth Lancashire has a growing reputation for specialising in and delivering heritage and conservation activities.

We are appointed by several Local Authorities to provide advice on development proposals (planning applications, listed building applications) affecting heritage assets, and work with Councils regarding other heritage matters, such as Conservation Area Appraisals, Local Lists and Buildings at Risk Registers.

Equally, we are experiencing growing demand for our services from the private sector, including development advice, Heritage Statements, Heritage Impact Assessments and the preparation of listed building applications.

In response, we are seeking to appoint and develop a Heritage and Conservation Assistant who will work closely with the company’s lead officer for this area, helping us to continuously deliver an effective and professional service to a wide range of stakeholders.

The post holder will have a degree (or equivalent) in at least one of the following areas: Historic Building Conservation, Town and Country Planning or Architecture.

For an informal discussion about the role, please contact Ian Bond, Lead for Heritage and Conservation Services at Growth Lancashire – tel: 07811 807763. We offer flexible working and would be willing to consider a range of options, such as a job share or casual employment.

Interested applicants are asked to submit a CV and covering letter to detailing how they meet the knowledge/skill/ability requirements set out in section 3 of the Key Requirements document below.

Heritage and Conservation Assistant Jan 2020 – Growth Lancashire

Closing date: Friday 7th February 2020 17:00