Overview

Salary : £22,183 per annum
No. vacancies : 1
Contract Type : Temporary
Weekly hours : 35
Published date : 21/11/2022
Closing date : 20/12/2022

Job description

The post holder will have a sound understanding of the importance of heritage and heritage management and conservation, will ideally have a relevant qualification(s) and at least two years relevant experience. Will be a passionate advocate for environmental conservation. As well as the practical side to looking after biodiversity, the Heritage Officer will act as an ambassador for the work of Creggan Country Park. The environment is everyone’s responsibility, & the Heritage Officer must be able to share their passion and to explain to people why it is so important to look after all aspects of the site’s heritage. The Heritage Officer needs to be able to turn their hand to a wide variety of multi-disciplinary tasks. Will be a people person, working well with the public, volunteers and user groups to help conserve the various heritage aspects of the site, and facilitate access and develop audiences..

Responsibilities

  • Agreeing programmes of work
  • Promoting and conserving heritage
  • Developing audiences with due regard to statutory permissions and best practice
  • Maintaining standards of health and safety

Skills and Qualifications

Essential Skills

  • Being able to manager volunteers
  • Experience and background knowledge about wildlife and habitat management
  • Be able to use requisite tools and machinery
  • Good communication skills

Desirable Skills

  • Good IT skills
  • Good awareness and familiarity with social media platforms

Further Information

This post is fixed term, funded for 3 years by the Heritage Fund under the Covid Recovery Employment and Skills Initiative for Heritage. Work time: 9am-5pm Monday to Friday. We invite applications from suitably qualified candidates with at least two years relevant experience. Creggan Country Park is an equal opportunities employer.