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Conservation Officer - Closing: Monday 12th December 2022

£41,496-£46,459 & car allowance

Fenland District Council is an award-winning progressive organisation, set in the heart of a scenic and unique rural landscape in north Cambridgeshire with affordable house prices, diverse market towns and villages with good transport links to London, Cambridge, Peterborough and the North Norfolk coast.

The role includes:

  • Providing advice to building owners
  • Having a listed building consent caseload
  • Supporting development management officers with applications with a heritage impact
  • Reviewing Conservation Area Appraisals & Management Plans, policy advice and guidance
  • Managing a small grants programme
  • Supporting enforcement officers

This is a challenging, technical but very rewarding role within the team and you will hold an appropriate qualification and have experience in dealing with Listed Buildings and development in Conservation Areas.

Why it's great to work for Fenland District Council

  • A friendly, inclusive and supportive team
  • An excellent pension through the Local Government Pension Scheme (LGPS)
  • Generous leave entitlement
  • Flexi time
  • A blend of remote and office based working
  • Payment of one professional membership subscription
  • Free onsite parking
  • Car lump sum
  • Career development and learning experiences from a range of training courses and learning methods
  • Employee Assistance Programme to provide advice and counselling services
  • Health and leisure discounts

We are passionate about our people and how we deliver services to our community and encourage a culture that puts our customers at the heart of everything we do - by empowering our people to work together to find solutions, be open, honest and respectful, take responsibility and listen and learn.

To find out more about the role, please contact Nick Harding, Head of Planning on Tel 07593 101090

If you are interested in this post and would like to apply, please complete an application form (please read the guidance notes) and send to the Human Resources team, preferably by email to or post to the HR Team, at Fenland District Council, Room 48, Fenland Hall, County Road, March, PE15 8NQ.

Application forms are available to download from this page or alternatively please either phone our Customer Services team on 01354 654321 or email

Closing date - Monday 12th December 2022

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