Historic Environment Planning Adviser
We are looking for a Policy Planner to help us to shape and care for the fantastic historic environment of the North East and Yorkshire. You will take lead responsibility for providing expert planning policy advice to partners and colleagues, guiding key development plans across the region, including representing us at Examinations in Public.
The region is awash with distinctive heritage, such as 2000 years of history in York, the railway heritage of Darlington and the legacy of the textile industry that has forged the landscapes of Leeds and Bradford. Your informed and persuasive advice will ensure that well-evidenced and robust policies protect these exceptional historic places.
To be successful in this role you will be a planner keen to share your passion for the historic environment. You will have a thorough understanding of the planning system and substantial experience of preparing plans and influencing stakeholders. As a strong team player with good interpersonal skills, you will enjoy working collaboratively within multi-disciplinary teams based in York and Newcastle.
We offer a wide benefits package including a competitive pension scheme, 28 days holiday, corporate discounts and free entry into English Heritage sites.
Historic England is an equal opportunity employer which values diversity and inclusion. If you have a disability, we would be happy to discuss reasonable adjustments to the job with you.
Closing date: 28 July 2019.
Interviews are expected to be held on Monday 5 August in our York office.