Historic Environment Officer


Bristol City Council
Location 

Bristol

Employment Hours 

Full Time

Employment Type 

Contract

Salary 

£33,024 - £36,648 per annum

Job Highlights
  • We are recruiting for a highly motivated and experienced individual to help the council ensure positive approaches to the historic environment are embedded in place-based projects.
  • The Historic Environment role is part of the Urban Design Team, within the Planning Service.
  • Join us and you’ll receive an excellent rewards package including flexible working and flexitime, membership of the Local Government Pension scheme, and a generous annual leave allowance.
Job Requirements/Description

Full Time, Permanent

We are recruiting for a highly motivated and experienced individual to help the council ensure positive approaches to the historic environment are embedded in place-based projects. This will include enhancing the award winning Know Your Place resource to ensure that information about Bristol’s heritage is widely accessible to help support quality placemaking.

The Historic Environment role is part of the Urban Design Team, within the Planning Service. This role would suit a professional with experience of Geographic Information Systems, archaeology, public history and the role of heritage in the planning system. You will contribute to the City Council’s positive strategy for the historic environment that will benefit communities, their heritage and the prosperity of the city.  

Key elements of the role will be to:

  • Work with colleagues to support the development of a heritage strategy for Bristol
  • Provide high quality and timely archaeological advice to officers, councillors, developers and their advisors, members of the public and community groups having regard to relevant legislation, planning policy, guidance, standards and best practice
  • Manage the Bristol Historic Environment Record (HER) and the Know Your Place web resource

Work in partnership with colleagues and external stakeholders to promote and maximise the benefits of the historic environment within a holistic place-based approach to growth and regeneration.

Why Bristol City Council?

At Bristol City Council, we go that extra mile for our people; we offer a work environment which is fast moving and supportive, giving you the chance to use your skills and develop new ones within a high-profile organisation. For the majority of our roles hybrid working arrangements are available, giving teams the opportunity to work in a way that suits them, balancing service need and individual choice - mixing both home and office working.

Join us and you’ll receive an excellent rewards package including flexible working and flexitime, membership of the Local Government Pension scheme, and a generous annual leave allowance. In addition, you’ll be working in a supportive environment where you’ll have the chance to make Bristol a better place and contribute to its future.

Bristol City Council
Location 

Bristol

Employment Hours 

Full Time

Employment Type 

Contract

Salary 

£33,024 - £36,648 per annum

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