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Senior Placemaking and Heritage Officer (closing date: 30/04/21)

£33,782 - £37,890 per annum. The post holder will play an important role in delivering the council's ambitious Placemaking and strategic planning agenda, and will be responsible for providing expert placemaking and heritage advice relating to planning applications and proposals, as well as listed building advice.

Post title: Senior Placemaking and Heritage Officer
Post number: PL.65577-V3
Salary: £33,782 - £37,890 per annum 
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Directorate/department: Place

Apply online now for post PL.65577-V3

Closing date: 11.59pm, 30 April 2021

Further information

It is essential that candidates have appropriate experience and a comprehensive knowledge of Town and Country Planning procedures and regulations, Listed Building Legislation and must hold an appropriate professional qualification and be a member of the relevant professional body (IHBC, RIBA or RTPI) or be undertaking training and gaining experience to achieve this.

The postholder will be required to:

  • Provide expert placemaking and heritage, conservation area and listed building advice and guidance in accordance with national legislation and local policies on all matters associated with the processing of planning applications, and related development, in the County of Swansea, including pre-application enquiries.
  • Prepare and review a range of placemaking guidance to inform planning decision making.
  • Advise on placemaking aspects of public realm projects including concept designs, computer models and artistic impressions.
  • Assist in the development, implementation and review of a Building at Risk Strategy, including assessment of building condition, liaison with owners, co-ordination with other departments and promotion to stakeholders and communities.
  • Assess and negotiate  planning and listed building consent applications as directed under the supervision of the Placemaking and Heritage Lead Officer.
  • Review conservation areas, including character appraisal and management plans together with their presentation and promotion to stakeholders and communities to form a decision making framework.
  • Contribute to the preparation of placemaking and heritage policies, including area and site specific policies as part of the Development Plan Process.
  • Represent the Council as an expert witness at public inquires, Court and other hearings.

This is a permanent full time post.


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