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Historic Environment Assistant - Records

  Lincolnshire County Council in Lincoln
   £23,953 - £26,446
  Apply before: 26/09/2022
Responsibility Level:  Trainee   L 2  L 3  L 3/4  L 4  L 4/5  L 5  L 5/6  L 6  L 7
  07990 785499
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Lincolnshire County Council is seeking to appoint an enthusiastic and innovative Historic Environment Assistant (Records) to join its successful Historic Places Team – putting the historic environment at the heart of the county council's place-making role and planning service.

About the role

The successful candidate will assist with the management of the county's Historic Environment Record, which forms the basis of advice to planning authorities. They will be responsible for the implementation of polices in relation to data protection and data security. The post holder will look for ways to work with partners to enhance the record, promote research into the county's archaeology and promote the record to as wide an audience as possible. We are looking to use new media to widen access to and appreciation of the county's archaeological heritage. The successful candidate will be expected to work with a wide range of partners and communities to help understand, protect, promote and celebrate Lincolnshire's heritage.

About you

Applicants will be expected to demonstrate that they can work unsupervised at all levels of curatorial work, meet tight deadlines, have good communication skills and manage occasional heritage projects. The post-holder will be managed by the Senior Historic Environment Officer (Records).

To be successful you will ideally have a wide knowledge of British archaeology, archaeological field techniques and experience of managing complex data management systems and GIS.  

Essential requirements include a degree in archaeology or a related subject. Experience of working in local authority curatorial services is highly desirable.

About us

Lincolnshire is a large, rural county with a landscape that ranges from the rolling hills of the Lincolnshire Wolds to the Fens and its long coastline. It has a rich and diverse archaeological and built heritage ranging from prehistoric funerary landscapes, a plethora of Roman roads and settlements, remains of a former coastal salt-making industry, medieval abbeys and deserted settlements to a host of historic buildings many set within high quality designed landscapes.

About Our Offer

Along with a competitive salary we are offering:

  • A Contributory pension
  • Comprehensive benefits package including excellent discount schemes and cycle to work
  • Flexible working policies
  • Career progression opportunities
  • A generous annual leave entitlement plus the option to buy more

Further details can be found in our rewards and benefits brochure

If this sounds like the role for you, then please read through the full Job Description, before clicking apply!  If you would like to know more about Lincolnshire County Council and our current vacancies then click on over to

Applications Close on 26/09/22 and interviews will be WC 03/10/22

Apply here: Historic Environment Assistant - Records (16458) – Lincolnshire County Council

For informal discussion please contact

Ian George, Historic Places Manager Tel: 07990 785499

Best of luck with your application.

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