Historic Environment Officer

Heritage Lincolnshire are recruiting for a Historic Environment Officer.

Heritage Lincolnshire provides an archaeological planning advice service to a number of local planning authorities within the county. This role represents an opportunity to join our busy and expanding conservation and planning team and assist in the conservation and promotion of Lincolnshire’s rich and diverse heritage. 

The successful candidate will play an integral role in the Conservation and Heritage Team in the delivery of historic environment advice, primarily the provision of archaeological advice to local planning authorities. Therefore a thorough understanding of the sector and a broad range of archaeological experience and skills is required to fulfil this post.

As part of multi-disciplinary team there will be an opportunity to participate in and support our current and forthcoming grant funded projects as well as action on Heritage at Risk and heritage consultancy.

Based in Heritage Lincolnshire’s Heckington office, the appointed officer will work across Lincolnshire and the wider East Midlands as required. The ability to carry out site visits is essential to the role.

To download the full Job Description, please click the below link:

Historic Environment Project Officer Job Description

Benefits include:

  • Pension scheme including an employer’s contribution of 5% of gross annual salary
  • 28 days holiday per year inclusive of bank holidays (increasing to 30 days after 2 years’ service)
  • Flexible working hours with time of in lieu for any additional hours worked
  • Mileage and expenses payments
  • Childcare voucher scheme
  • Continued Professional Development
  • CIfA/IHBC or other professional membership annual subscription paid by the charity`

 About You

  • Educated to degree level in a relevant subject.
  • Appropriate archaeology fieldwork work experience, ideally of at least 3 years.
  • Sound working knowledge of British Archaeology and archaeological fieldwork practice.
  • Good understanding of archaeology, planning and listed building legislation, policy and procedures.
  • Computer literate in the use of word processing, mapping, spread sheets, and digital imaging.
  • An ability to work independently, showing initiative and flexibility.
  • Experience of dealing with and negotiating with a wide range of stakeholders
  • Excellent organisational skills
  • Good written and oral communication skills, with tact and clarity.
  • The ability to offer a creative approach to identifying and solving issues.
  • Valid driving licence and access to a car.
  • Ability to work as part of a team.

To apply for the role: Your CV and a covering letter, highlighting your suitability for the role set out in the job description and person specification, should be emailed to htladmin@heritagelincolnshire.org.

Deadline for applications:  Friday 2nd September at 12pm (noon).

Interviews: It is anticipated that interviews will be held in our Heckington office during the week commencing Monday 12th September. Details of the interview format will be distributed when the successful candidates are contacted to arrange the interviews.