Historic Environment Records Officer

Organisation
Cornwall Council
Reference
000003IN
Sector
Environment & Conservation
Location
Truro, Cornwall
Salary Details
£23,238-£30,153 per annum
Hours of work
37 hours per week
Closing Date
22/10/2017
We are part of Cornwall Council's Environmental Growth and Partnerships team. You will join our Historic Environment Strategy team as we lead the historic environment elements of the Cornwall Devolution Deal, Environmental Growth Strategy and Kresen

Job Description

The Historic Environment Record (HER) is the definitive record of the historic environment of Cornwall and Scilly.  You will be responsible for ensuring that our data informs the understanding, awareness and appreciation of the significance of the historic environment; provides a comprehensive, up to date evidence base for place making; support and manage the work of the Cornwall and Scilly HER Assistant and other staff and volunteers involved with HER enhancement projects; provide information and interpretations of the date in response to development related enquiries and professional, academic and public enquiries; keep abreast of policies and initiatives affecting the historic environment on a national and regional level and undertake outreach; and play a key role in promoting the HER to colleagues, partner organization and the general public.

We are part of Cornwall Council's Environmental Growth and Partnerships team.  You will join our Historic Environment Strategy team as we lead the historic environment elements of the Cornwall Devolution Deal, Environmental Growth Strategy and Kresen Kernow projects, and our ongoing Townscape Heritage and Countryside Historic Environment investment schemes, which together are putting the internationally recognized significance and distinctiveness of our historic environment at the core of Cornish place making.

About You:

You will be able to demonstrate a high level of professional experience, competence and knowledge in the management of historic environment data and projects, with a specialism in either the archaeology of historic buildings, landscapes or buried sites.  You will have advanced IT skills, including in GIS and relational databases. 

You will be able to demonstrate the ability to:

  • take an active role in developing strategy and policy;
  • to work as part of a team;
  • to provide excellent customer service and to manage staff
  • You are likely to have a degree/postgraduate qualification, and be working towards demonstrating the competencies required for a CMIFA grade.

Company Description

Cornwall Council is one of Cornwall’s largest employers, with over 5,500 employees working directly for the Council. Cornwall Council delivers services to more than half a million residents and to over five million visitors a year and works with its extended family of businesses and with town and parish councils to provide services for local communities. Our employees work in a range of professions and job roles including health and social care; children & adult care services; customer services; digital media and communications; IT; Fire & Rescue; legal; finance; accounting; planning; and human resources…the opportunities are endless! In preparation for the Government’s reform of the apprenticeships system next year, we are recruiting apprentices into a range of apprenticeships across our services to help build a skilled and talented workforce for the future. Apply for an apprenticeship with us and you’ll be helping to make Cornwall a great place to live and work.

Other Application Details

If you would like an informal discussion about this vacancy please call Dan Ratcliffe, Historic Environment Strategy Lead, on 07876 266 043

Please click apply to view the Role Profile on the vacancy; your application will need to explain how you meet the stated criteria. More guidance is available on how to complete the application and your supporting statement on our website when you click apply.

Anticipated interview date: 06/11/2017

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