Senior Historic Buildings Adviser - Chichester District Council

£29,323 to £32,486 per annum, plus £1,239 essential car allowance

Are you looking to broaden you planning experience with the challenges of working in a District which not only has a thriving economy and pressures for growth, but also covers part of the South Downs National Park, the natural beauty of the Chichester Harbour AONB and a rich and varied heritage, including the historic Roman City of Chichester?

We are looking to recruit additional staff to the Conservation and Design Team in the Planning Service.  We are seeking a Senior Historic Buildings Adviser to contribute to the Conservation and Design Team to help protect the historic environment and shape the future sustainable growth of this economically buoyant and environmentally sensitive area.  The role will involve the provision of specialist consultee advice on planning and listed-building consent applications, drafting policies, carrying out conservation area appraisals and related consultation. 

For more information about this post, please contact Mrs. Anna-Marie Pagano,Principal Conservation and Design Officer. For full job details, visit (click on Jobs).  Alternatively please telephone the Human Resources Section on (01243) 534526 or email

Chichester District is a highly attractive place to live and work, home to a number of historic towns and villages, surrounded by beautiful countryside. Centred on the historic cathedral city of Chichester, it is a large rural district stretching from the south coast to the Surrey border and includes a large part of the South Downs National Park and the tranquil Chichester Harbour AONB. Chichester District Council offers flexible working patterns including the option of a 9 day fortnight, in addition options to buy additional annual leave, payment of RTPI subscriptions and childcare vouchers. The Council promotes a work/life balance that suits young single professionals as well as family life, including the ability to operate from home as well as from the office.