Archaeology and Records Officer
Archaeology and Records Officer
About the team we are recruiting to
The vision and commitment of the Planning Policy and Environment team ensures there is a robust platform to guide the delivery of sustainable development making provision for local people through the delivery of housing, jobs, retail and community uses whilst creating high quality urban and natural environments.
The service area sits within a larger team alongside Development Management, Building Control and Regulatory Services and encompasses a number of individual but related specialisms all focussed on delivering a city for those wishing to live and work here. Those specialisms include Planning, Ecology, Trees and Landscape, Urban Design, Conservation, Archaeology and Environmental Protection.
What is the job role?
The main duties and responsibilities of the role include (but are not limited to):
Who are we looking for?
You will be able to demonstrate an understanding of archaeology principles, practise and law, and the planning process with experience of preparation of archaeology policy and related publications. You will also be effective at maintaining good relations with colleagues and clients and have experience working with a range of bodies to promote heritage assets and supporting voluntary and community projects.
Introduction to Coventry City Council
There's a huge buzz about the city - Coventry ranks as the 8th best city to live, work and do business in the UK, and is the UK City of Culture 2021! We believe this will help put Coventry on the map for all the right reasons. You can feel the sense of local pride throughout the city as we build towards this momentous year. It also offers a unique, once-in-a-lifetime opportunity to those joining us to play their part in it.
We genuinely believe that Coventry City Council is a special place. You will be joining Coventry City Council during an exciting time to become part of a team that contribute to achieving our visions for the city. We have made our council a place where we look after our people, making sure you're happy in your work and given everything you need to succeed. We've created friendly, welcoming workplaces where everyone is working towards the same cause, providing the best possible services for the city of Coventry.
As a council with improvement at its heart, we're committed to making life better for the people who live and work in Coventry. We're equally concerned with the quality of life enjoyed by our people, so by joining us, you won't just be helping the community, you'll be helping yourself too.
Not only do you get to work alongside great people that are helping to improve services for our community we offer great benefits too! For your valued contribution we will provide a fantastic benefits package including:
If you are interested in this exciting opportunity, please click on the apply button to visit our website.
Closing date: 27 September 2020.
Interview date(s): 5 & 6 October 2020.
Coventry City Council is committed to delivering the best possible services and improving the quality of life for Coventry people. In order to do this effectively we aim to have a workforce that represents the diverse communities we serve, embracing and utilising the broad range of skills, experiences and perspectives this brings. We are committed to making our recruitment practices as inclusive as possible for all. This includes making adjustments or changes for people who have a disability or long-term health condition.