The Government of Bermuda

The Cabinet Office

Department of Human Resources

 Ministry of Home Affairs




PS 33-35      $104,607 – $112,165 (=US$ Equivalent)

Job Number:             DHR01410 (320039)

The Heritage Officer works under the direction of the Senior Planning Officer (Forward Planning) and is accountable for the development, management and implementation of plans, policies and legislation to protect Bermuda’s historic environment, including conducting research, consulting with the public and resolving objections to draft plans in accordance with development and local plans, planning legislation and policy.  The post-holder is accountable for making appropriate recommendations to the Development Applications Board and its Committee regarding planning applications affecting the historic environment.  In addition, the post-holder is accountable for administering the World Heritage Site Committee and Historic Building Advisory Committee, as well as historic building programmes such as the interest-free loan scheme.

The post holder must possess a Bachelor’s degree in Planning, Urban Design, Geography, Environmental Studies or a related discipline and must also hold membership in a professional planning institute such as the Royal Town Planning Institute, the Canadian Institute of Planners, the American Institute of Certified Planners or equivalent historic preservation, architectural or engineering professional institute. The post requires a minimum of three years of relevant post-professional planning institute membership experience in an urban planning and/or conservation/preservation position managing the historic built environment.

This post is offered on a three year contract. Qualified persons wishing to be considered for the post may apply online at by the specified closing date of 20th December 2017.

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