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Part Time Heritage Officer | Local Government

Posted: 22 Nov 2017
Location: Eastern suburbs
Category: Other
Type: Part time
Salary: Competitive Salary-Pro Rata
  • Local government role within the Eastern suburbs.
  • Work/life balance - 3 days per week (job share arrangement).
  • Permanent part time or casual opportunity.
  • Competitive salary - pro rata.

Rewarding opportunity to showcase your specialist heritage skills and experience working with this high profile council within the Eastern suburbs!

Reporting to the Manager, Strategic Planning, you will contribute authoritative advice on heritage matters contributing to the conservation of the municipality's rich mix of heritage areas, items and culturally significant places.

Some of your key responsibilities will include:

  • Providing comment on development proposals and applications made under the Environmental Planning and Assessment Act 1979 - assessing heritage reports and/or conservation management plans; inspecting sites; negotiating satisfactory development outcomes; providing written advice.
  • Attending and actively participating in meetings of the Council's Development Application review Committee.
  • Contributing to mediations and negotiations with applicants and between applicants and objectors to achieve satisfactory outcomes
  • Acting as Council's heritage expert when attending negotiations and mediations relating to Land & Environment Court matters.
  • Preparing statements of issues and statements of evidence for appeals in the Land & Environment Court.
  • Contributing to proposed local environmental plans, development control plans and policy documents.
  • Ensuring compliance with statutory requirements
  • Preparing and presenting reports to relevant committees of the Council on heritage related issues, other than for development applications.

For success, you must offer current working experience in assessing heritage significance and carrying out heritage impact assessments in the built environment coupled with demonstrated experience with heritage conservation best practice in the built environment; a tertiary qualification in Architecture (or an associated discipline) and demonstrated skills in building design; sound knowledge of NSW local and state heritage legislation & NSW Heritage Division guidelines; strong interpersonal and negotiation skills; and a driver's licence.  In addition, tertiary qualifications in heritage conservation or town planning and experience with appeals in the Land & Environment Court are highly desirable.

Apply now or if you have any queries please contact Anna Dikian on (02) 9317 2333 

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