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Vacancy Details

Archaeologist (Planning)

Sefton Metropolitan Borough Council
Grade H SCP 26 – 30 £29,636 - £32,878 per annum
Magdalen House
Working Pattern:
Full Time
36 hours per week.
DBS Check:
Closing Date:
08/06/2020 at 17:00 PM
Sefton Metropolitan Borough Council

Archaeologist (Planning)

Permanent appointment – 36 hours per week

Merseyside Environmental Advisory Service, Planning Services.

Benefits include: Casual Car User, Local Government Pension, flexible working and CIfA membership fees.

The Merseyside Environmental Advisory Service (a shared service hosted by Sefton Council) is looking to appoint an archaeologist to provide development management advice in Merseyside.

The post-holder’s primary tasks will include reviewing planning applications, advising on preferred courses of action and then monitoring archaeological mitigation for five Merseyside local authorities (Knowsley, Liverpool, Sefton, St. Helens and Wirral), an area with a rich historic environment that includes the Liverpool Maritime Mercantile City World Heritage Site.

Applicants should have practical experience of providing planning advice, a good understanding of current planning legislation and policy, as well as be eligible for membership of the Chartered Institute for Archaeologists.

The closing date for receipt of applications is 5pm on Wednesday 27th May (this may be extended to 5pm on Monday 8th June depending on the number of applications received). We anticipate that interviews will be held during the week commencing 8th June 2020 or week commencing 22nd June 2020.

Please note that the format of the interview will be dependent on the prevailing Government advice regarding Coronavirus at the time of the interview. This could include face to face interview or video communication, as appropriate. The interview format will be clearly identified in any interview invitation.

Equal Opportunities

Please note that all disabled applicants who meet the essential criteria for these jobs (as given in the Person Specification) and who want to apply under the Disability Confident Scheme will be invited to interview.

How to apply

Please apply online via the link provided. Please note, we do not accept CV’s (unless specified on the advert). Please fully complete the online application form.

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