by Connor Mollison

Conservation Programmes Officer job opportunity at Edinburgh WHS

July 25, 2022 Published by Alex McCoskrie

Status: Full time, permanent
Salary: £28,840-£30,900
Location: Edinburgh World Heritage Site

This is an exciting opportunity to play a key role in the conservation of Edinburgh’s historic environment, supported by passionate staff and good work/life balance.

Edinburgh World Heritage is looking for a Conservation Programmes Officer to support the conservation and enhancement of the built heritage and public spaces across the Old and New Towns of Edinburgh World Heritage Site, working with stakeholders and communities to deliver meaningful projects. Experienced in the delivery of best practice conservation repair and maintenance projects and bringing exceptional organisational and planning skills, you will help to conserve the city through the investment of approximately £1.75m per year from Historic Environment Scotland, partners and owners.

Edinburgh World Heritage is an independent charity with the aim of ensuring the city’s World Heritage status is a dynamic force that benefits everyone. Their mission is to connect people to their heritage in everything they do – whether through the conservation of historic buildings, delivering improvements to the public realm, developing a new climate emergency programme or engaging people directly with the rich heritage of their city.

For more information on Edinburgh World Heritage, please visit their website at
To apply, please visit, download the application and equal opportunities forms and send them to together with a CV and covering letter in support of your application. Closing date: 10am, Monday 15 August 2022.

Click here for the job description.

Click here for the application form.

Good luck!