Job Vacancies

Heritage Officer

Full Time (37 hours per week)

Salary up to £23,111 per annum

2 year contract

Based in Barnstaple, Devon


An exciting opportunity has arisen to work for the North Devon Coast Areas of Outstanding Natural Beauty to engage people of all ages to learn about, enjoy, maintain and explore our heritage. The ‘North Devon Coastal Heritage’ project is supported by the Heritage Lottery Fund and requires an enthusiastic, confident and practical person.


The postholder will be responsible for working with schools, colleges, community groups and partner agencies to increase their skills and knowledge through engaging with heritage that matters to them. The position includes setting up a new conservation volunteers group to carry out surveys, practical management and archaeology.


The successful candidate will be educated to degree level or equivalent in archaeology/heritage or a related discipline, with knowledge of hillforts and/or WW2 heritage, survey and recording methods, managing conservation volunteers and working with all ages, schools, communities and partner organisations.


Applications will only be accepted on the application form.



Closing date: Midnight 31st May 2018

Interviews on 13th June 2018