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Investigator (Coastal Archaeology)
The Royal Commission on the Ancient and Historical Monuments of Wales
£23,400 per annum rising to £26,400 (appointment will be at the minimum of the pay scale)
Fixed term until 31st December 2021



The Royal Commission on the Ancient and Historical Monuments of Wales is looking to recruit a full time Investigator (Coastal Archaeology) for an exciting new European Funded Project CHERISH – Climate Change and Coastal Heritage.

CHERISH is a 5 year project that will employ cutting-edge technologies to analyse coastal and island archaeology, past environments and maritime heritage sites most affected by climate change, coastal erosion, storminess and rising sea levels.

We are looking for a full time Investigator (Coastal Archaeology) who will be responsible for carrying out, and assisting in, the investigation, analysis and presentation of coastal archaeological sites in Wales and Ireland.

For an information discussion about the post please contact Dr Toby Driver on 01970 621207, email toby.driver [at] rcahmw.gov.uk

Full details and an application pack can be found on the Commission’s website: www.rcahmw.gov.uk

Closing date: Friday 17th February 2017
Project Manager
Royal Commission on the Ancient and Historical Monuments of Wales
Salary: £29,100 per annum rising to £34,750 (appointment will be at the minimum of the pay scale)
Fixed term until 31st December 2021



The Royal Commission on the Ancient and Historical Monuments of Wales is looking to recruit a full time Project Manager for an exciting new European Funded Project CHERISH – Climate Change and Coastal Heritage.

CHERISH is a 5 year project that will employ cutting-edge technologies to analyse coastal and island archaeology, past environments and maritime heritage sites most affected by climate change, coastal erosion, storminess and rising sea levels.

We are looking for a full time Project Manager who will be responsible for ensuring the effective implementation, administration and management of the project.

For an information discussion about the post please contact Dr Toby Driver on 01970 621207, email toby.driver [at] rcahmw.gov.uk

Full details and an application pack can be found on the Commission’s website: www.rcahmw.gov.uk

Closing date: Friday 17th February 2017
Field Archaeologists and Assistant Supervisors
Oxford Archaeology
£17,894 - £19,227


Location: Required for Cambridge, Lancaster and Oxford

Oxford Archaeology is one of the largest independent archaeological practices in Europe. Our size and reputation ensures that we work on the most exciting and varied range of projects, and can offer real opportunities for long term employment and career development.

We are looking for skilled, experienced and enthusiastic archaeologists to join our team at OA.
Although it can be advantageous to be based within reach of one of our three regional offices (in Cambridge, Lancaster and Oxford), we have opportunities on projects throughout the country and are therefore interested in applications from people anywhere in England and Wales.

OA East
We have several projects in the vicinity of both Cambridge and Norwich for which staff are needed over coming months. This includes work on later prehistoric landscapes, Romano-British settlement and industry, rural Saxon remains and urban medieval sites. We will also be excavating more late-prehistoric settlement on the Essex-Herts border and are expecting to need staff for work in south Suffolk.

OA North
We are currently undertaking a large-scale excavation of a late Iron Age/Romano-British site near Newark, as well as on-going multi-period excavations in East Yorkshire. We also have a strong programme for excavations we expect to start in the near future in other areas of Yorkshire and Merseyside and, as a result, are looking to recruit several additional field staff for upcoming predominantly away-based fieldwork.

OA South
We are currently undertaking a large number of projects both in the Oxfordshire area and further afield. Forthcoming larger projects include a number of Late Iron Age - Roman excavations in Gloucestershire and Oxfordshire, a late prehistoric site in Worcestershire, a Roman villa in Somerset and multi-phase excavations in Kent.

We operate a policy of single rooms for all away-based staff.

Successful candidates will initially be offered a 12 week contract (37.5 hours per week) after which permanent contracts will be offered, dependent upon sufficient work being available and candidates demonstrating satisfactory performance and competence for the role.

Archaeologist Position:
• Competitive salary range £17,894 - £18,342 (*pay award pending) in line with CIfA salary minima guidelines; appointments will be made on the basis of demonstrated ability, previous experience and CIfA membership if appropriate
• Candidates will have 6 months experience of professional archaeological fieldwork within the UK or Irish commercial environment. Documented evidence of competence, in the form of a completed training log from our Graduate Trainee programme or the Archaeology Skills Passport scheme will be advantageous
• A degree in archaeology or related discipline will be highly advantageous, as will membership of the CIfA at PCIfA level
• A full clean driving licence is desirable, as is a current CSCS (Construction Skills Certification Scheme) card

Assistant Supervisor Position:
• Competitive salary range £18,663 - £19,227 (*pay award pending) in line with CIfA salary minima guidelines; appointments will be made on the basis of demonstrated ability, previous experience and CIfA membership if appropriate
• Candidates must demonstrate proven experience, technical proficiency and good working knowledge of professional archaeological fieldwork within the UK or Irish commercial environment
• Candidates will be able to support the Project Supervisor and assist with supervision, guidance, task allocation, performance monitoring and training where appropriate for Fieldwork Archaeologists and Graduate Trainees
• Candidates will be able to undertake tasks such as surveying, watching briefs, machine watching, record checking, matrix building and mentoring of trainees
• A degree in archaeology or related discipline will be highly advantageous, as will membership of the CIfA at PCIfA level
• A full clean driving licence is desirable, as is a current CSCS (Construction Skills Certification Scheme) card

Employee benefits:
• 32 days holiday (including statutory holidays and concessionary days at Christmas)
• Company pension scheme
• Training including placements, and opportunities for career progression
• 50% of CIfA subscription fees
• Free transport from regional offices to sites
• High quality personal protective equipment (inc. Gore-tex waterproofs, fleeces etc)
• Subsistence payment (£15 per night) and free accommodation (B and B / self-catering) provided for away-based projects. No sharing - single rooms only
• Annual drivers allowance of £520 for approved drivers (pro-rata, in addition to overtime for driving)
• Childcare vouchers
• Cycle to work scheme

If you would like to be part of a respected and established organisation, please apply by completing an application form, available from:

http://oxfordarchaeology.com/jobapplication

Alternatively you can post your completed application form to: Stacey Farrell, Group HR Officer, Oxford Archaeology, Janus House, Osney Mead, Oxford, OX2 0ES.

Oxford Archaeology is an Equal Opportunities employer. All applications are judged on the relevant skills and experience of the candidate, and not by gender, sexual orientation, marital status, religion, belief, age, nationality (other than where work permits may be required), or ethnicity. You must meet the requirements to live and work in the UK by UK Visas and Immigration.

Due to the anticipated high volume of interest, it may not be possible for us to respond to all
applicants. If you have not heard from us four weeks after the closing date, please consider that your application has been unsuccessful in this instance.

Registered Charity No. 285627; Company Registration No. 1618597

Closing date: Sunday 26th February 2017
Graduate Trainees
Oxford Archaeology
£16,070-£17,032


Location: Opportunities in Cambridge, Lancaster and Oxford

Oxford Archaeology is one of the largest independent archaeological practices in Europe. Our size and reputation ensures that we work on the most exciting and varied range of projects, and can offer real opportunities for long term employment and career development.

At the 2016 CIfA Conference our Graduate Trainee programme was Highly Commended in the Archaeology Training Forum Awards.

We are looking for enthusiastic graduate archaeologists who are keen to develop their technical skills to join our team at OA. Although it can be advantageous to be based within reach of one of our three regional offices (in Cambridge, Lancaster and Oxford), we have opportunities on projects throughout the country and are therefore interested in applications from people anywhere in England and Wales.

OA East
We have several projects in the vicinity of both Cambridge and Norwich for which staff are needed over coming months. This includes work on later prehistoric landscapes, Romano-British settlement and industry, rural Saxon remains and urban medieval sites. We will also be excavating more late-prehistoric settlement on the Essex-Herts border and are expecting to need staff for work in south Suffolk.

OA North
We are currently undertaking a large-scale excavation of a late Iron Age/Romano-British site near Newark, as well as on-going multi-period excavations in East Yorkshire. We also have a strong programme for excavations we expect to start in the near future in other areas of Yorkshire and Merseyside and, as a result, are looking to recruit several additional field staff for upcoming predominantly away-based fieldwork.

OA South
We are currently undertaking a large number of projects both in the Oxfordshire area and further afield. Forthcoming larger projects include a number of Late Iron Age - Roman excavations in Gloucestershire and Oxfordshire, a late prehistoric site in Worcestershire, a Roman villa in Somerset and multi-phase excavations in Kent.

We operate a policy of single rooms for all away-based staff.

Position requirements:
• A degree in archaeology, or equivalent academic knowledge and practical ability
• A full clean driving licence is desirable
• A current CSCS (Construction Skills Certification Scheme) card is also highly desirable, but training and funding may be provided for those without a card

What we offer:
• A documented training programme
• Mentoring and assessment by experienced OA field staff
• A structured route to membership of CIfA at PCIfA level, subject to satisfactory completion of the training programme

For further details of the Training Programme and Career Path please visit our website https://oxfordarchaeology.com/community-training/training/2016-06-15-12-...

Successful candidates will initially be offered a 12 week contract (37.5 hours per week) with possible extension (subject to availability of work) to allow completion of the Training Programme.

Employee benefits:
• Salary range £16,070 - £17,032 (*pay award pending)
• 32 days holiday (including statutory holidays and concessionary days at Christmas)
• Company pension scheme
• Training including placements, and opportunities for career progression
• 50% of CIfA subscription fees
• Free transport from regional offices to sites
• High quality personal protective equipment (inc. Gore-tex waterproofs, fleece etc)
• Subsistence payment (£15 per night) and free accommodation (B and B / self-catering) provided for away-based projects. No sharing - single rooms only
• Childcare vouchers
• Cycle to work scheme

If you would like to be part of a respected and established organisation, please apply by completing an application form, available from:

http://oxfordarchaeology.com/jobapplication

Alternatively you can post your completed application form to: Stacey Farrell, Group HR Officer, Oxford Archaeology, Janus House, Osney Mead, Oxford, OX2 0ES.

Oxford Archaeology is an Equal Opportunities employer. All applications are judged on the relevant skills and experience of the candidate, and not by gender, sexual orientation, marital status, religion, belief, age, nationality (other than where work permits may be required), or ethnicity. You must meet the requirements to live and work in the UK by UK Visas and Immigration.

Due to the anticipated high volume of interest, it may not be possible for us to respond to all
applicants. If you have not heard from us four weeks after the closing date, please consider that your application has been unsuccessful in this instance.

Registered Charity No. 285627; Company Registration No. 1618597

Closing date: Sunday 26th February 2017
Cultural Heritage Principal Advisor
Highways England
£47,304 - £54,400
Full time

About Us
Highways England is the new government owned company responsible for driving forward our motorways and major A roads. This includes; modernising and maintaining the highways, running the network and keeping traffic moving. Over recent years, investment in our highways has increased. This has led to advances in technology, such as smart motorways; enabling traffic to flow better. However, even more is yet to be done.

Certainty of funding and greater flexibility will enable us to become a better business. In our first 5 years alone, we’ll invest £11 billion in motorways and A roads – boosting capacity, tackling congestion and improving safety. At the same time, we’ll improve how we work. That means we will be able to; plan roadworks better to minimise disruption; clear incidents more quickly; and save more than £1 billion by working more efficiently.

For further information on Highways England, please visit our website: www.highwaysengland.co.uk

Job Description
We are inviting applications from candidates with Cultural Heritage experience to join us as Principal Cultural Heritage Advisor in our Environment Group within Professional Technical Solutions (PTS), based in our Bristol, Guildford, Bedford, Birmingham, Manchester or Leeds offices.

PTS is responsible for supporting the operational delivery of our road network by developing standards, policy & methodologies, as well as providing technical advice to those areas of the company responsible for delivery.

As part of PTS, the Environment Group supports us in achieving high performance in the environmental, sustainability, climate change mitigation and adaptation, and social responsibility (including equality and diversity) aspects of our work. This is achieved through the development of policy and the provision of advice and guidance, and especially the development of truly collaborative partnerships with both internal colleagues and external stakeholders.

The Principal Cultural Heritage Advisor, is a newly created and high profile role within Highways England; acting as a strategic lead on Cultural Heritage matters, support us in ensuring that all activity on our network is delivered in a manner that does not harm the environment; but instead delivers long term benefits to the natural and built environment, creating a sustainable future for all.

This is an exceptional opportunity to not only play a key role in ensuring Highways England’s Cultural Heritage policies support good environmental design, legislative and policy compliance but to further your professional profile by gaining unique and varied experience.

If this sounds like your next career move, please demonstrate (by providing specific evidence) how you meet the following criteria:

Essential:
Recognised professional expertise, including at least full membership of one of the following: CIfA, IHBC, RIBA, CIAT, ICON), the Landscape Institute, the Royal Institution of Chartered Surveyors; or equivalent relevant professional body.
A post graduate qualification (or equivalent) including BSc, BA, MSc, MA, HND/HNC Foundation Degree in a relevant subject, such as: Archaeology or history; Architectural history; Architecture; Building conservation; Heritage management; Landscape architecture or urban design; Planning.
Proven experience of providing specialist advice in historic architecture, buildings and conservation, and/or archaeology and the assessment of impacts and mitigation design. Ability to demonstrate and understanding, working within and application of legislation, including European.

Desirable:
Experience of designing and developing cultural heritage policy documents or standards.
Experience of collaborating with a broad range of stakeholders and lead a shared way forward where views/perspectives may differ.
Experience of providing information and advice on developing technical documents to a range of internal and external stakeholders.
Ability to demonstrate/explain the implications of legislation and articulate best practice in policy development.

Interviews will take place on 9 & 10 February 2017 in Birmingham and you will be informed by 30 January if you have been successful in being shortlisted for interview.

All applications must be accompanied with a current CV which will be used to assess your suitability for the role. Please ensure all the skills, experience and qualifications requested are clearly demonstrated in your CV as explained in the body of the advert

Please note that Highways England reserve the right to close the advert before the advertised closing date should a sufficient response have been received. Therefore, please complete your application as soon as possible to avoid disappointment.

https://recruitment.highways.gov.uk//templates/highways/jobdetail.aspx?r...

Closing date: Sunday 22nd January 2017
Development Control Archaeologist (Part Time)
Derbyshire County Council
Grade 10: £26,564-£29,482 pro rata
Permanent, 18 hours and 30 minutes per week


The successful candidate will be working jointly with and line managed by the County Council’s Archaeologist, to deliver the Development Control Archaeology Service to the Local Planning Authorities within Derbyshire.

It is based in the newly created Conservation, Heritage and Design Service. For further information please contact Stephen Baker Tel: 01629 539773.
Application packs for all vacancies are available online at www.derbyshire.gov.uk/jobs or from Call Derbyshire on 08 456 058 058

Closing date: Sunday 29th January 2017
Officer/Supervisor
Wessex Archaeology
Reference: EDNCM0117

ARCHAEOLOGIST (COASTAL & MARINE)
(Salisbury / Edinburgh)
Officer – £19,650 - £26,297
Supervisor - £18,957 to £20,602


Wessex Archaeology is one of the largest independent archaeological practices in the UK and is a registered Charity whose aims are to promote the advancement of education and the advancement of the arts, culture, heritage and science. We have offices in Salisbury, Sheffield, Rochester, Bristol, Edinburgh and Wales.

The position:
Wessex Archaeology Coastal & Marine has been developing its capacity to undertake archaeological investigations in inland waters, intertidal and marine environments in the UK and abroad for over 15 years, and is a recognised leader in these sectors. We are seeking to make a permanent appointment to meet continuing demand for our services.
We are seeking to further expand our team’s existing strong capacity in either our Salisbury or Edinburgh office in the following areas:
• Desk based coastal and marine archaeological studies, including Environmental Impact Assessment (EIA)
• Archaeological diving
• Coastal and marine fieldwork

Position requirements:
Our staff are expected to have flexible, broad based skills and a broad knowledge of archaeological periods, theory and practice that enable them to work on a wide range of projects, in addition to specialist skills and knowledge. Prior experience of working on commercial archaeology projects, experience in both marine/maritime field and desk based work including excavation, surveying, recording, basic finds processing, researching historic environment subjects, EIA, and report writing is essential. The following are also desirable:
• CMAS 3* or equivalent qualification (or higher) approved by the HSE for the class of Scientific and Archaeological Diving. A good working knowledge of current health and safety requirements relevant to working in inter-tidal and marine environments. Experience of diving in UK waters in dry suits is also essential.
• In date HSE diving medical. Candidates without an in date medical will be considered but their appointment will be conditional upon passing this medical.
• Experience of working in inter-tidal areas and/or on board vessels.
• A full EU/UK driving licence

In addition to a degree and/or commercial archaeological experience, membership of the Chartered Institute for Archaeologists or another appropriate professional body is desirable.

Applications

Applicants are invited to submit a completed application form (available from the vacancies page on our web site http://www.wessexarch.co.uk/vacancies with a copy of their CV; and returned by e-mail to wa.applications [at] wessexarch.co.uk by 27/01/2017. Receipt of all applications will be acknowledged. This is a core position with a 6 month probationary period.
Further details, including Job Descriptions, Person Specifications and Application Packs can be found at: http://www.wessexarch.co.uk/vacancies.html. For all queries please contact Dan Atkinson – Director Coastal & Marine and Scotland.

Closing date: Friday 27th January 2017
ZOOARCHAEOLOGIST
Oxford Archaeology
£22,247 - £27,106


Oxford Archaeology is one of the largest independent archaeological practices in Europe. Since our foundation in 1973, we have worked throughout the UK and on many international projects. We have offices in Oxford, Lancaster and Cambridge. We are a registered heritage charity.

The Position
An opportunity has arisen within our Finds Department at Oxford Archaeology East, based in Cambridge. We intend to appoint a Zooarchaeologist with proven experience in the relevant field to publication standard. The post-holder will undertake the assessment and analysis of faunal assemblages of all sizes and archaeological periods, leading to the production of technical reports, as well as monograph and journal publications.

Position Requirements
• Demonstrable experience in the identification, analysis and reporting of animal bone assemblages from archaeological sites, to publication standard.
• Able to contribute to archaeological investigations by providing on-site guidance and advice where appropriate on zooarchaeological issues.
• A good knowledge and understanding of British archaeology and the principles, practices, procedures and processes relevant to investigations.
• Ability to work independently when required, but also to operate as part of a team, with a flexible approach when working under pressure and to deadlines.
• Good communication skills with fluent spoken and written English.
• Ability to carry out work practices in accordance with health and safety requirements.
• A degree in archaeology, archaeological science or related discipline will be highly advantageous, as will experience of professional archaeological fieldwork within the UK commercial environment.

Applicants should be members, or eligible for membership, of the CIfA, preferably at the ACIfA level.

In return, we offer an exciting range of employee benefits:

Employee benefits:
•Competitive salary range of £22,247 - £27,106 (appointments will be made on the basis of demonstrated ability and previous experience).
•35 days holiday (including statutory holidays and concessionary days at Christmas).
•Cycle to work scheme.
•Company pension scheme.
•Training including placements, and opportunities for career progression.
•50% of CIfA subscription fees.
•Childcare vouchers.

For further information about the role, please contact Natasha Dodwell at the Cambridge office on 01223 850526 or via email: natasha.dodwell [at] oxfordarch.co.uk

If you would like to be part of a respected and established organisation, please apply by completing an application form, available from:

http://oxfordarchaeology.com/jobapplication

Alternatively, you can post your completed application form to:

Stacey Farrell
Group HR Officer
Human Resources
Oxford Archaeology
Janus House
Osney Mead
Oxford
OX2 0ES

Interview date: Monday 20 February 2017

Oxford Archaeology is an Equal Opportunities employer. All applications are judged on the relevant skills and experience of the candidate, and not by gender, sexual orientation, marital status, religion, belief, age, nationality (other than where work permits may be required), or ethnicity. You must meet the requirements to live and work in the UK by UK Visas and Immigration.

Registered Charity No. 285627; Company Registration No. 1618597

Closing date: Wednesday 8th February 2017
PhD Studentship opportunity
Newcastle University
£14,296 tax free (2016/17 rate)
3.5 years from September 2017

Newcastle University are advertising a NERC IAPETUS Doctoral Training Partnership opportunity, “Assessing and predicting natural environmental impacts on cultural heritage landscapes: a case study on Hadrian’s Wall”, supported and case sponsored by Historic England and English Heritage. See http://www.iapetus.ac.uk/wp-content/uploads/2016/12/IAP-16-96-Mills-Newc... for more details. General information about IAPETUS, eligibility requirements and the application process at http://www.iapetus.ac.uk/. Enquiries to Professor Jon Mills, jon.mills [at] ncl.ac.uk.

Closing date: Friday 20th January 2017
Chief Storyteller and Memory Maker
Clwyd-Powys Archaeological Trust
Salary £18,746 to £22,658 (FTE) commensurate with skills, experience and enthusiasm. The position may be full-time or part-time, job shares considered; flexible working essential.

The Clwyd-Powys Archaeological Trust (CPAT) is an educational charity which was established in 1975. Its objective is ‘to advance the education of the public in archaeology’, and it achieves this with the support of funding from a variety of sources, including Welsh Government. CPAT is one of four Welsh Archaeological Trusts (WATs) which work to help protect, record and interpret all aspects of the historic environment. This includes the provision of advice to local authorities on archaeology and planning, undertaking archaeological projects for private- and public-sector clients, and delivering a programme of community archaeology events and activities.

Your job will be to deliver CPAT’s education and outreach activities, working closely with the Trust’s Director and other colleagues in the development of a programme largely funded by Cadw grant aid.
This is a 'community archaeology' role; however the way in which the role is delivered can be extremely flexible. It will depend to a large extent on your own interests and enthusiasms, and we welcome applications from a diverse range of backgrounds. You may have a background in archaeology and heritage, but this is not essential, as long as you are interested in the past and in the area in which CPAT operates. The role is intended:
 To deliver existing public engagement and outreach commitments, including open days, public presentations, work with schools, and other public events in co-ordination with the other Welsh Archaeological Trusts, Cadw and other partners as appropriate.
 To develop a range of public outreach and engagement initiatives across the Clwyd-Powys region, involving innovative and imaginative solutions to some of the issues faced working in a predominantly rural area of low population density.
 To educate and engage people directly in caring for the historic environment in a sustainable way, and to build sustainable long-term partnerships with schools and local community groups.
 To continue to build on the success of CPAT’s ‘Friends’ scheme through the provision of activities, events, lectures and other information.
 To develop CPAT’s social media and other marketing strands, including the website.
 To seek additional funding for education, outreach and other project activities.
 To collect and monitor data and produce reports on the outcomes of projects.

The following attributes are essential for this role:
 Interest in archaeology and/or heritage
 Enthusiasm and the ability to convey it
 Excellent written and spoken communication skills
 Clean full manual driving licence
 Flexible working (evenings and weekends)
 Experience of working with volunteers

In addition the following attributes are desirable:
 Experience of archaeology and heritage
 Fundraising experience
 Experience of marketing
 Proficient in use of social media
 Local/regional knowledge
 Welsh speaker
 CIfA membership

For further information and an informal discussion about the role please email the Trust Director, Paul Belford (paul.belford [at] cpat.org.uk), in the first instance (a response may be by telephone or email).

To apply for the job please send a CV and covering letter by email to the same address, with the names of two referees. Include links to social or conventional media, or anything else which you feel may support your application. Please also indicate whether you wish to work full-time or part-time and how many hours per week you feel you could commit to the post.

Closing date for applications is midnight on 12 February 2017. Interviews will be held in the
week commencing 6 March.

Hard copy applications by post or any other means will not be accepted.

Closing date: Sunday 12th February 2017
Heritage Research Supervisor
Allen Archaeology
£18,834.53-£20,593.41

An opportunity has arisen for a full-time permanent post (following successful completion of a probationary period). The post is based at our head office in the thriving and affordable University City of Lincoln, and will involve occasional travel throughout England.

The postholder will prepare desk-based assessments and heritage impact assessments within the agreed timescales and budgets set by senior staff. They will undertake report preparation and visits to sites, Local Studies Libraries and Record Offices, both locally and remotely from the head office. Free, good quality accommodation, subsistence and an additional daily allowance are available for away work. On occasion, the postholder may also be expected to assist with fieldwork reporting and with general administrative duties and may be required to discuss site works with clients and curatorial archaeologists, and members of the general public.

Supervisory staff are provided with training covering aspects of health and safety and people management.

Essential:
• An enthusiasm and strong ability in field archaeological practices, a willingness to work on your own or leading a team
• A courteous and professional manner
• A sound understanding of British archaeology
• Computer literacy
• Experience of preparation of desk-based assessments and heritage impact assessments
• Experience of supervising staff
• Attention to detail, analytical and proven report writing skills
• Positive outlook

Desirable:
• Experience of drawing packages such as AutoCAD and/or CorelDraw and of GIS
• CIfA membership
• Driving license preferred as work will require site visits and travel to HERs, usually using company vehicles

The post includes an occupational pension with employer’s contribution, 28 days paid leave per year pro rata, with an incremental increase after three years continuous service. We operate a childcare voucher scheme which is available to all employees.
Please note that you must submit a completed application form via our on-line system to apply for this role. Application forms can be downloaded from our website www.allenarchaeology.co.uk or by following this link which you should use to submit your application

https://allenarchaeologyltd.peoplehr.net/Pages/JobBoard/Opening.aspx?v=3...

Please be aware that it is not possible to save your application part way through so you may wish to download the form before clicking on the link to apply

Referees will not be approached without the permission of the candidate first. Incomplete applications and those submitted after the closing date will not be accepted. The closing date for this post is Tuesday 31 January 2017. Interviews will be held in the w/c 13 February. If you haven’t heard from us by 13 February unfortunately on this occasion you have not been selected for interview. However, we thank you for your interest.

Allen Archaeology Limited is an equal opportunity employer and values diversity.

Closing date: Tuesday 31st January 2017
Project Manager
Wessex Archaeology
£28,900 up to £35,545
Reference: MAIDFWK0117


With the continued expansion of fieldwork operations throughout the London and South East region, Wessex Archaeology are seeking a Project Manager to join our fieldwork team, delivering a comprehensive range of consulting and contracting services across the region. The successful candidate would ideally be based in Maidstone, Kent.

An experienced heritage professional, you will be educated to at least degree level in an appropriate subject, hold valid appropriate H&S and other training certifications, and have extensive fieldwork experience in a professional commercial archaeological environment. Whilst management level experience would be advantageous, the role may also suit an experienced Project Officer wishing to take the next step in their career.

Key purpose and responsibilities of the post include:
• The design, preparation, management, planning, control, co-ordination, safe implementation and completion of projects.
• To contribute to the business development aims and marketing of the company.
• To deliver the financial objectives and reporting requirements of the company.
• To be wholly responsible for the management of projects or equivalent tasks, including accountability for the financial elements of projects, the overall performance management of staff, all project health and safety aspects, and the quality of project outputs and deliverables.
• Preparation and development of project designs, estimating and organising resource requirements, developing programmes and schedules.
• Ensuring professional standards are met and that all deliverables are fit for purpose.
• To hold personal responsibility for undertaking your work diligently, safely and to the appropriate professional standard.

A full UK Driving Licence is essential. Membership of the Chartered Institute for Archaeologists (MCIfA) and/or other appropriate professional body is desirable.

Applicants are invited to submit a completed application form with a copy of their CV; and returned by e-mail to wa.applications [at] wessexarch.co.uk

Applications must be received by close of business on Friday 3rd February 2017. Interviews are planned for early-mid February 2017. An immediate start is preferable but not essential.

For more information about the post please contact Mark Williams, Team Leader, London and South East (m.williams [at] wessexarch.co.uk; 03303 133541; 07725 249785).

Whilst Wessex Archaeology welcomes applications from all sections of the community and is committed to promoting equality of opportunity, it is essential that all applicants must be either a British citizen, EU National or hold a full work visa and where appropriate be registered under the ‘Worker Registration Scheme’, or must hold a current work permit. Proof of identity and eligibility to work in the UK will be required prior to commencement of employment.

Closing date: Friday 3rd February 2017
Assistant Archaeologist - Shrewsbury
National Trust
£24,587
Fixed term, part time (22.5 hours per week for 36 month)
Reference: IRC44867

This is your opportunity to join us at an exciting time. As Assistant Archaeologist you’ll work alongside the Midlands Consultancy Archaeologists providing the high standards of archaeological care expected for our landscapes, historic places, and buildings. All of this is important as we work towards delivery of our national strategy, of Caring for our Places, Land Outdoors and Nature and Experiences that Teach, Move and Inspire.

The National Trust Consultancy is home to skilled professionals from every area of our work. We are a catalyst for creative and innovative thinking, and provide expertise in everything from collections conservation and ecology to marketing and commercial operations. We help develop regional strategy and support our properties in delivering the Trust’s ambitions for great conservation and an inspiring experience for our visitors. Our vision for the Midlands Consultancy is one that delivers great service in close partnership with our clients and is a place our consultants feel valued and want to stay.

About the role

Working with the West Midlands Archaeological Consultants you’ll assist in providing a service in archaeology, which will include responding to requests for information, advice and hands on support.

You’ll manage and share information through the maintenance of the National Trust’s Historic Building and Sites and Monument Record.

You’ll support the Archaeological Consultants in preparation of briefs for external services or expertise and contribute to a social media communications strategy.

As the Assistant Archaeologist you’ll maximise opportunities for outreach and interpretation and support third parties carrying out archaeological research on the Trust estates. You’ll ensure all approvals, agreements and consents (including statutory consents) are obtained and complied with.

You’ll also support with the management of our volunteer monitoring teams (Heritage, Archaeology Ranger Teams) and be involved with the delivery of small projects.

About you

You’ll be an experienced archaeologist with the ability to communicate effectively to inspire and influence. You’ll also need:

• A knowledge and understanding of legislative requirements and professional standards in UK archaeology environment
• IT skills including data management systems
• Strong consultancy skills including listening
• Strong analytical skills
• Experience of managing and sharing information through the maintenance of appropriate inventories and records.

The package

Looking after you

• Health cash plan – from as little as £2.81 per month for you and your dependents
• Pension contribution match up to 10%
• EAP and proactive Health and Wellbeing
• Discounted gym membership.

Looking after your career

• Grow your career through professional training courses across the Trust
• Develop your skills with an internal secondment
• Pay review linked to values and behaviours, commitment to progression
• Income protection due to illness.

Unique to us

• Work in some of the most beautiful, iconic and unique locations in the UK
• Free entry to NT properties for you, a guest and your children (under 18)
• 20% off in our retail and catering outlets
• Discount up to 35% off a National Trust holiday cottage booking.

For more information and to apply for this role please follow http://bit.ly/2hRBwJl

Provisional interview date: 30th January 2017

Closing date: Sunday 22nd January 2017
PRINCIPAL HERITAGE CONSULTANT
Cotswold Archaeology
£38,676 - £43,296


Cotswold Archaeology is one of the leading providers of professional heritage services in the UK. We provide a complete archaeological service including fieldwork, post-excavation, marine archaeology, historic buildings and heritage consultancy.

Our heritage consultancy department works with a diverse range of clients throughout the UK. We are the expert archaeology and heritage consultants on some of the largest and most high profile infrastructure projects in the country.

We currently operate with well-established consultancy teams in Cirencester, Milton Keynes, Andover, and more recently Exeter. Due to internal promotion there is now an exciting opportunity for a Principal Heritage Consultant to lead the team in our Andover office. Candidates will need to have extensive and demonstrable experience of client development and of delivering a complex range of impact assessment and conservation planning projects. A key aspect of the role will be managing the technical quality and financial success of our growing team of heritage consultants.

Applications are particularly welcome from those with an industry recognised specialism in historic buildings. There would also be an opportunity for the right candidate to develop in to a wider ranging management role. So, if you hold a full manual driving licence, and believe you have something to contribute, we would like to hear from you.

Financial and practical assistance with relocation is available, and our competitive benefits package includes paid sick leave, group life assurance, a generous contributory pension and a childcare voucher scheme.

For an informal discussion about this role please call John Dillon on 07545 644179.

APPLICATION PROCESS

You can find out more about CA, and download an application form at www.cotswoldarchaeology.co.uk.

Please submit a completed application form, CV and covering letter by email to careers [at] cotswoldarchaeology.co.uk or by post to HR Department, Cotswold Archaeology, Building 11, Kemble Enterprise Park, Cirencester, Glos GL7 6BQ by 12pm Monday 23 January 2017.

Closing date: Monday 23rd January 2017
Archaeologist
Foundations Archaeology
£17,650 - £20,560 (dependent upon experience)

Foundations Archaeology is an independent commercial unit based in Swindon, which operates country-wide. It is a well-established, small company which has been trading for over 20 years. Due to a successful year there is currently a need for additional members of staff. The work will be based out of the Swindon office, but will involve stay-away projects across the UK, as required, for which accommodation; subsistence and mileage (where applicable) will be paid.

Benefits: 20 days paid holiday (per annum) and a workplace pension scheme

Skills required:
- Full UK driving licence, clean.
- Minimum 6 months experience of fieldwork.
- CSCS certified.
- Membership of CIfA desirable.
- Minimum PCIfA or equivalent required.
Personal Skills:
Enthusiastic, ethical, hard-working and flexible, as well as being able to use initiative. The successful candidate will be required to work effectively as a team player as well as independently and must have excellent written and verbal communication skills.

Application: Covering letter and c.v. with two references. Email to jobs [at] foundations.co.uk

Due to the nature of the position, we are anticipating a large response to this advert so if you have not received a response within 4 weeks of the closing date, assume that your application has been unsuccessful on this occasion.

Immediate start possible for outstanding applicants.
For further details: contact us on jobs [at] foundations.co.uk

Closing date: Friday 20th January 2017
Supervisor/Project Officer
Wessex Archaeology
(£18,957 - £26,297 per annum) salary commensurate with skills and experience
Reference: SALG1216


Terrestrial Geophysicists
Based in Salisbury or Sheffield, United Kingdom
REF: SALG1216

Supervisor/Project Officer (£18,957 - £26,297 per annum) salary commensurate with skills and experience)
Wessex Archaeology is one of the largest independent archaeological practices in the UK and is a registered Charity whose aims are to promote the advancement of education and the advancement of the arts, culture, heritage and science. We have offices in Salisbury, Sheffield, Maidstone, Bristol, Edinburgh and Wales.

The position:
Due to a continued high level of demand for our services, Wessex Archaeology is seeking to appoint a Terrestrial Geophysicist to join our GeoServices team, to be based in Salisbury or Sheffield. The option to relocate to one of our regional offices may be available following a probationary period of six months. The successful applicant(s) would assist in the delivery and management of a comprehensive range of geophysical surveys (gradiometer, resistivity, EM, GPR, ERT), both office-based and on field investigations across the UK. Experience of report writing desirable. Accommodation and subsistence will be provided if working beyond office commuting distances.

Position requirements:
You will ideally be educated to post-graduate degree level in an appropriate subject such as geophysics, archaeology, geology or similar, with fieldwork, interpretation and reporting experience, commensurate with the grade applied for, in a professional commercial archaeological environment. Prior experience of supervising staff, working to deadlines and report writing is essential.
In addition to a degree and commercial archaeological experience, the successful applicants will likely possess one or more of the following: CSCS certification, SSSTS qualification and membership of the Chartered Institute for Archaeologists or another appropriate professional body. A full UK Driving Licence is essential.

Applications
Applicants are invited to submit a completed application form (available from the vacancies page on our website http://www.wessexarch.co.uk/vacancies with a copy of their CV; and returned by e-mail to wa.applications [at] wessexarch.co.uk by the 20th January 2017 and we will be interviewing W/C 30th January 2017. Receipt of all applications will be acknowledged. Further details, including Job Descriptions can be downloaded below. For all queries please contact Lucy Learmonth (Terrestrial Geophysics Manager) l.learmonth [at] wessexarch.co.uk
Whilst Wessex Archaeology welcomes applications from all sections of the community and is committed to promoting equality of opportunity, it is essential that all applicants must be either a British citizen, EU National or hold a full work visa and where appropriate be registered under the ‘Worker Registration Scheme’, or must hold a current work permit. Proof of identity and eligibility to work in the UK will be required prior to commencement of employment.

Closing date: Friday 20th January 2017
Senior Archaeologist
North York Moors National Park Authority
£27.4k- £30.5k pa with potential progression to £34k


This is a fantastic time to lead archaeological work in the North York Moors. We have one of the highest densities of Scheduled Monuments in England and 1000s of other non-designated sites covering the period from the end of the last ice age all the way through to military remains from the 20th Century.

Other highlights include; two active HLF Landscape Partnership Schemes both of which have exciting cultural heritage elements; delivering our third Historic England funded MMS which has showcased best practice approaches to getting monuments off the Risk Register while working closely with volunteers and land managers. We also have a new Business Plan with exciting plans for engaging people with our wonderful cultural heritage.

Following the retirement of our senior archaeologist, we are looking for a new person to help us drive forward this area of work. You’ll need to have;

• a positive outlook and a drive to get things done
• a real dynamism for delivery complementing sound professional judgement;
• an enthusiasm for working with volunteers and communities;
• a track record of successful external fund-raising; and
• an understanding of latest techniques and technologies to interpret our archaeological resource.

You’ll find that you are working with skilled, dedicated and supportive colleagues; and there will be chance to take advantage of our excellent personal development and flexible working opportunities.

The National Park and surrounding area is a superb place to live and work with excellent schools and good access to main transportation links. The post is based at the Authority’s Headquarters in the attractive town of Helmsley (market town of the year 2016).

Please feel free to give David Renwick, our Director of Conservation, a call for an informal discussion on 01439 772700

Further details on our archaeology work can be found on our website http://www.northyorkmoors.org.uk/discover/archaeology

Application forms and full details are on our website http://www.northyorkmoors.org.uk/about-us/job-vacancies

Shortlisting is scheduled for Friday 27 January 2017
Interviews are likely to be on Thursday 9 February 2017

Closing date: Thursday 26th January 2017
School of Environment & Life Sciences Postgraduate Opportunities for 2015-16
University of Salford, Centre for Applied Archaeology, School of Environment & Life Sciences

Research degrees in archaeology: MSc by Research (1 year f/t) and PhD (3 years f/t). We currently have the following PhD and MSc research themes available for study: The Archaeology of Industrialisation; Community Archaeology, its Significance and Impact; Archaeology and Heritage Management. We would welcome research proposals within these broad areas but also more focussed topics such as lithic studies, buildings archaeology, and planning-led archaeology.

Further information: visit www.salford.ac.uk/environment-life-sciences/research/archaeology/ or contact or Dr Michael Nevell for research subject backgrounds m.d.nevell [at] salford.ac.uk (head of archaeology) or the College of Science and Technology research support office for application details: Moria Mort - m.mort [at] salford.ac.uk (research support administrator).

Expressions of interest from self-employed archaeologists wishing to be considered for fieldwork contracts in the midlands
Archaeology Warwickshire

Archaeology Warwickshire are seeking expressions of interest from self-employed archaeologists wishing to be considered for fieldwork contracts in the midlands.

Archaeology Warwickshire is a dynamic provider of a wide range of commercial heritage services. Our reputation for proficient archaeological solutions and efficient, professional delivery has resulted in a high demand for our services.

We are looking for skilled, motivated, and mobile archaeologists with considerable experience in a wide range of British archaeology to undertake fieldwork both as part of a team and independently. We are particularly keen to receive expressions from archaeologists with a proven track record in undertaking and reporting on watching briefs, and/or supervising evaluations and/or directing excavations with report production to publication standard. We are also keen to expand our network of experienced historic building recorders and IHBC qualified built heritage consultants.

Archaeology Warwickshire is a CIfA Registered Organisation and we expect to pay over and above the salaried equivalent CIfA minima and BAJR approved rates (including the necessary uplift for sickness and holidays), and in return we expect to get professionalism, integrity and commitment.

Applicants should provide a minimum of two contactable referees; prove their self-employed status (or commitment to become so); provide evidence of their insurance and hold valid CSCS cards. Membership of CIfA is highly desirable.

Interested?

For an informal and confidential chat call Stuart Palmer on 01926 412278, stuartpalmer [at] warwickshire.gov.uk.

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