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Senior and Heritage Consultants
AB Heritage


Due to an expanding workload AB Heritage Limited is looking to employ Senior Heritage Consultants and Heritage Consultants, ideally within our Newcastle or London offices.

The successful candidate will provide expert Heritage and Archaeology advice to a range of Clients across a range of sectors. Your role will also include the production of a suite of very high quality historic environment documents, including but not restricted to Historic Environment Desk Based Assessment, Heritage Statements, Environmental Statement and Historic Building Recording and appraisal. You will also use your skill and experience to design and manage a range of intrusive archaeological works ranging from evaluation, through to large multi-phase archaeological mitigation projects and post-excavation programmes.

You will be working in a client facing environment so excellent communication skills are essential. You will be expected to manage your own workload, identify potential leads and to bring in new work and clients.

The position(s) offered are full-time (37.5 hours a week) and will occasionally involve travel / work away from home for short periods of time. The successful applicant must have a full UK driving licence and hold membership with the Chartered Institute for Archaeologists (CIfA..

Friendly, supportive working environment with a generous remuneration package for the right candidate.

Please send your CV and a covering letter by email to careers [at] abheritage.co.uk

Closing date: Friday 16th June 2017
Senior Heritage Consultant/Built Heritage Specialist
The JESSOP Consultancy
Starting salary £27,250 (6 month probation period then rising to £27,750)


Due to an increasing workload The JESSOP Consultancy is looking to appoint a new member of staff to help develop fieldwork projects and project consultancy relating to heritage landscape and gardens.

The JESSOP Consultancy was founded in 2012, is a Registered Organisation and has developed a strong reputation in heritage consultancy and historic building recording. The successful candidate will be expected to contribute to the existing core strengths of the business, as such, an awareness of architectural conservation or condition surveys of historic structures would be considered as beneficial.

The company has established offices in Lichfield and Sheffield, and also undertake commissions from Oxford. Work is regularly undertaken throughout the UK, and the role may involve independent travel to isolated sites, requiring an ability to be organized, motivated and having a capacity for working unsupervised is an essential requirement.

The role will be a full time position to assist in the completion of existing project commitments and to further develop new areas of work. Full membership of CIFA, and/or IHBC is expected and full membership fees will be paid as part of the employment package. Involvement in professional committees, or outreach work will be encouraged and supported.

The role will include preparing Heritage Statements, archaeological building surveys (including b/w and digital photography), undertaking structural watching briefs, project management of sub-contractors and the provision of consultancy advice to a wide range of clients and conservation professionals.

The successful candidate should also have the ability to generate work through contacts and business development activity.

The location of the position will primarily be from our Sheffield Office, although it is expected that a degree of peripatetic working will be required, either from home, on site, or from our Litchfield Office.

Experience of the digital survey of historic buildings will be considered desirable, with an awareness of non-intrusive techniques such as laser scanning and photogrammetry.

For further details and job specification please contact Oliver JESSOP MCIFA: oliver [at] thejessopconsultancy.co.uk

The closing date for applications is 20th June 2017, with Interviews held at our Lichfield office towards the end of June 2017, which will involve a practical field test and inspection of a portfolio of previous projects.

Closing date: Tuesday 20th June 2017
Historic Environment Intern
Exmoor National Park
£14,500 for 12 Month Paid Placement


Can you help us care for Exmoor’s archaeology, working with us to deliver field based projects and improve our historic environment records?

If you have a passion for the historic environment and are looking for your first paid role in the sector, we have an exciting opportunity for you to work within our Historic Environment Team and develop your skills.

This role, which is part of our Internship Programme, is supported by Historic England and the Exmoor Mires Partnership.

For full details, download an application pack from our website http://www.exmoor-nationalpark.gov.uk/about-us/jobs-and-volunteering-opp... or request one via: info [at] exmoor-nationalpark.gov.uk or 01398 322205 (24 hour answer machine).

Please note we do not accept CVs.

Closing date for applications: Monday 5 June 2017 - midday

Closing date: Monday 5th June 2017
Inspector of Ancient Monuments
Historic England
£32,359 F.T.E
Permanent

This is an opportunity for an experienced and creative ancient monuments specialist to join our Development Management team in Birmingham as an Inspector. You will apply our ethos of Constructive Conservation to help manage change to the most significant archaeology in the West Midlands.

Your task will be to deliver Historic England’s advice in response to pre-application and formal consultations across the diverse and fascinating West Midlands. At its heart this post involves advising on scheduled monument consent applications, planning applications and management advice in relation to places of archaeological interest.

The post requires that you take responsibility for a heavy case load and work in close consultation with colleagues in Heritage at Risk, Historic Places and Business support teams as well as management to achieve the overall objectives of the organisation. We strive to provide exemplary customer service to the wide range of people and organisations that we deal with. You will deal with a great diversity of customers and it is important to be able to communicate appropriately and to deliver a high level of expertise in an accessible manner. There will be the occasional need to deal with the media.

You will also be asked to manage the performance and development of an Assistant Inspector.

For more details and to apply for the job see: https://historicengland.org.uk/about/jobs/vacancies/job/?ref=8166

Interviews will be held on Friday 30 June 2017.

Closing date: Monday 12th June 2017
Assistant Science Advisor (South West, based in Bristol office)
Historic England
£26,658 FTE
Fixed Term Contract from 7th August 2017 until 6th April 2018

This is a unique opportunity for you to take on a newly developed role, utilising your archaeological science skills and experience, within a heritage management environment. Joining our Science Advice Team you will be working alongside the West Midlands & South West Science Advisor providing advice and capacity building support. We will support you throughout this fixed term contract to gain great insights and experience to develop your career.

What will you discover? As the public body that champions Englands historic environment, we help people understand, value and care for a diverse range of cultural records from the stone-age to the contemporary. Joining us you will continue your own development, working alongside colleagues that believe that continuously developing their expertise is central to their success.

You will be the first point of contact for science advice in the South West, for Inspectors of Ancient Monuments, curators and contractors. Day to day you will undertake capacity-building activities and provide planning application advice to Planning Group colleagues and other casework. Similarly, you will also provide supervised advice to Local Authority archaeological staff in response to developer-funded archaeology and to bodies/agencies such as The Environment Agency and Natural England.

You will enjoy communicating and engaging with wide variety of people. Alongside having gained some experience as an archaeological science practitioner in either archaeology or heritage related field. Ideally you will have knowledge of the archaeology and historic environment of the South West, but essentially you have an academic or professional qualification in science, relevant to the investigation and management of the historic environment. You will also have an understanding of the logistics of providing science advice in the context of planning-led casework.

We offer a wide benefits package including a competitive pension scheme, 28 days holiday, corporate discounts, free entry into English Heritage sites as well as the flexibility in your working day that creates a strong work-life balance.

The post is based in the South West, based within our Bristol Office with regular travel to sites and meetings within the region, with some overnight stays required. Given the short-term nature of this role we would be happy to host a secondment from another organisation and could talk to your employer about this option. If you would like to talk to the recruiting manager before applying for this job, please contact Lisa Moffett (lisa.moffett [at] HistoricEngland.org.uk). For information about the science advisors see: https://historicengland.org.uk/advice/technical-advice/archaeological-sc....

For more details and to apply for the job see: https://historicengland.org.uk/about/jobs/vacancies/job/?ref=8160

Interview date: Wednesday 5th July 2017

Closing date: Sunday 4th June 2017
Community Project Officer
Worcestershire Archive & Archaeology Service
£14,038 - £14,980 per annum
22 hours per week until 31 October 2018


Brief job description/person specification

Worcestershire Archive & Archaeology Service are looking to recruit a part time Community Project Officer to work alongside archaeologists and archive staff. Are you passionate about history and keen to encourage others to get involved with Worcestershire's past? If so we would like you to join our team

Our active outreach programme reaches over 7,000 people a year including school children, students, family historians, local groups and archaeological societies. Our events include talks, walks, tours, community excavations, film screenings, partnerships with arts professionals, training programmes, workshops and history based activities and our social media audiences are growing fast. We are always looking for different ways to engage with new people.

We are looking for an individual with a strong community outreach background to join our team. The outreach team is self- funding so you will be expected to plan, cost and deliver events and activities as well as taking part in larger multi-disciplinary projects. You should have significant experience in relevant heritage work, as well as experience of working with the public including supervising volunteers.

You must be able to communicate effectively with a range of people from those who have no historical or archaeological knowledge to experienced researchers and everyone in between. To bid for and deliver projects we work with a wide range of partners and you will need to have a flexible attitude to plan your work around external timetables and priorities. A strong customer focus is essential.

This post is based at The Hive, but events may take place across Worcestershire or beyond. Occasional evening and weekend working will be required.

Further contact details and/or application form link (if required) https://www.wmjobs.co.uk/job/17065/community-project-officer/. Contact Paul Hudson for informal chat on 01905 844923

Interview Date 22 June

Closing date: Monday 5th June 2017
Fieldwork Project Manager (Andover office)
Cotswold Archaeology
(£31,598 - £38,447: with potential to progress to Principal £44,378)


The Cotswold Andover fieldwork team has now been operational for four years and continues to grow, with a staff compliment of just under 50. We are currently engaged in evaluations and excavations across southern England and are looking to further bolster our Andover team with an experienced fieldwork Project Manager. We would consider the Principal grade for an exceptional candidate, and also welcome applicants from a heritage consultancy background.

If you are interested in the role and would like an informal chat then please do contact John Dillon on 07545 644179 john.dillon [at] cotswoldarchaeology.co.uk

Why join Cotswold Archaeology:
• We are engaged in large exciting projects with great archaeology
• A financially sound company which continues to grow
• We value our staff and have a comprehensive development programme
• Managed and sustainable growth bringing opportunities for our staff and new recruits
• An excellent remuneration package and generous pension scheme (plus CIfA fees paid)
• A positive and enthusiastic ethos
• We actively enjoy contributing to and advancing the discipline of archaeology
• Outreach and communicating our discoveries is embedded in all we do

APPLICATION PROCESS
Further information, Applications forms and job descriptions can be found on the website at http://www.cotswoldarchaeology.co.uk/careers/current-vacancies/

Letters of application, CV and completed application form to be returned to careers [at] cotswoldarchaeology.co.uk by the closing date of 1pm Monday 5th June 2017.

Closing date: Monday 5th June 2017
Senior Historic Environment Officer (Finds)
Norfolk County Council
£28,485 - £30,153 per annum
Permanent contract
Reference: 21209 CEAE

We are looking for a highly-motivated and talented person to lead the Identification and Recording Service (I&RS) of Norfolk County Council's Historic Environment Service as Senior Historic Environment Officer (Finds). I&RS is a leading organisation in the field of recording finds made by members of the public, both metal detectorists and amateur archaeologists. Some 15,000 objects are uploaded annually onto both the database of the national Portable Antiquities Scheme (PAS) and the Norfolk Historic Environment Record (HER). This dual input enables a holistic and joined-up approach to the county’s archaeology. I&RS comprises five staff members; Finds Archaeologist, Numismatist, Finds Liaison Officer, Finds Liaison Assistant (part-time) and the Senior Historic Environment Officer.

You will hold a degree in archaeology or a related discipline or have considerable relevant experience. A working knowledge of British archaeology and considerable experience of recording finds concisely, accurately and to a high academic standard are essential. Communication skills, including public speaking and dealing personally with a wide range of individuals and groups, will be highly developed. Excellent data-entry, report writing and IT skills are essential, as is the ability to work flexibly and to tight deadlines. Written reports will be prepared both for the PAS database and for publication in national and local journals.

Regular but occasional working during unsocial hours to attend metal detector clubs, lectures and conferences will be expected. In order to assist in the analysis and interpretation of finds data in terms of the archaeological landscape, close liaison with other members of the Historic Environment Service, in the HER and Archaeology Planning teams, will be part of day-to-day work.

Norfolk Historic Environment Service is responsible for safeguarding Norfolk’s archaeology and built environment, recording, conserving, interpreting and providing information and advice on the historic environment. For further information about the Historic Environment Service, visit www.norfolk.gov.uk/HistoricEnvironment

For an informal discussion regarding this vacancy please contact Martin Horlock Senior Biodiversity Officer on 01603 224458.

To view further information regarding the vacancy please click on the link below:

For further details and how to apply:
Online: www.norfolk.gov.uk/jobsandcareers
Please quote job reference: 21209 CEAE

Closing date: Sunday 4th June 2017
Project Archaeologists and Project Supervisor/Project Officer (Grade A2.2-3.2)
Allen Archaeology


We are looking to increase capacity within our field team at for a range of projects including a prestigious excavation at Lincoln Cathedral and large excavations in the East Midlands where significant prehistoric and Roman settlement evidence is expected.

We are interested in experienced archaeologists with enthusiasm, a strong ability in archaeological field practices and a willingness to work as part of our friendly team. All posts will be based at our head office in the thriving and affordable university city of Lincoln, but with the opportunity to be involved in projects throughout England.

Permanent contracts will follow the successful completion of 3 month probationary period. Appointments will be made according to the level of experience of the successful candidates.

Who we are:
Established in 2005, we are an independent, professional commercial archaeological contractor and consultancy, providing a full range of archaeological services on a national basis. In 2015, we marked our tenth anniversary with the move of our Head Office to new premises and now employ around 40 staff in our field, geophysics, heritage research and archives teams and have growing number of in-house specialists. We retain the values of a small and friendly company, giving staff of all levels the chance to be involved in a variety of aspects of survey, photography excavation and post-excavation work. We were awarded the 2017 Archaeology Training Forum award for our CIfA accredited training scheme.

What we offer:
• Occupational pension with employer’s contribution
• A range of formal CPD, RoSPA and IATP accredited training covering aspects of health and safety and people management
• 28 days holiday pro rata with an incremental increase after three years continuous service
• Away work accommodation in high quality self-catering holiday lets, an additional allowance and subsistence payment
• Overtime at enhanced rates is available on some projects
• Paid travel time to site and paid driving time
• Childcare voucher scheme
• Cycle-to-work scheme
• Annual company dividend (profit share) to all staff
• 50% contribution to CIfA membership
• Company and individual training plans for role changes

Project Archaeologists

£18,903.77 to £19,485.42 p.a. depending on experience

You will have at least three months field experience in commercial archaeology in the UK. CSCS card and membership of the CIfA are preferred.
To apply, please email a full CV with name, address and contact details, two references and covering letter to info [at] allenarchaeology.co.uk, with JIS2017PA in the subject header. References will not be approached without permission. Candidates will be reviewed upon receipt of their application. We welcome applications from previous candidates, with updated CVs if they have not applied to the company in the last 6 months.
Project Supervisor/Project Officer (Grade A2.2-3.2)
£21,623.08 to £23,211.63

For the role of Project Supervisor you will have at least 3 months experience of supervising commercial fieldwork projects such as watching briefs and small evaluations in the UK, working on your own and/or leading small teams.
For the role of Project Officer you will have at least 12 months experience of supervising commercial fieldwork projects, proven experience of supervising large and complex fieldwork projects, of successfully coordinating and completing post-excavation analysis and reporting within set timescales. Publication experience is desirable. You must have excellent communication and inter-personal skills and a strong record of team leadership.

Essential
• Sound knowledge and understanding of British archaeology of all periods
• Experience of post-excavation analysis and reporting
• An enthusiasm and strong ability in field archaeological practices
• Willingness to work on your own or leading a team
• A courteous and professional manner and a positive outlook
• Excellent computer literacy
• Experience of supervising staff
• Attention to detail
• Driving license

Desirable
• Relevant archaeological qualification
• Experience of drawing packages such as AutoCAD and/or CorelDraw and of GIS (essential for the PO role)
• CSCS card
• CIfA membership

To apply for these supervisory roles please download an application form from our website www.allenarchaeology.co.uk and submit the completed form using the link below
https://allenarchaeologyltd.peoplehr.net/Pages/JobBoard/Opening.aspx?v=b...
Referees will not be approached without the permission of the candidate first. Candidates will be reviewed upon receipt of their application. Interviews will be held for this role if you have not heard from us within three weeks of your application you have not been selected for interview but we thank you for your interest.

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

Closing date: Monday 31st July 2017
Senior/Principal Built Heritage Consultant
Orion Heritage

Orion Heritage is a dynamic archaeology and heritage consultancy which has been experiencing sustained growth since its inception in 2015. We work nationally and have offices in Brighton, Manchester and Worcester. We have a strong reputation for providing comprehensive, independent advice to the private sector aimed at resolving the often conflicting demands of conservation, while achieving profitable and sustainable developments.

We wish to expand our Built Heritage Team by appointing a Senior/Principal Built Heritage Consultant; and are looking for a commercially aware, talented and motivated individual to provide solid and consistent advice to our clients.

The role would include preparing Heritage Assessments/Statements, built heritage input in EIAs and Statements of Significance. Experience of public inquiries, hearings and written representations would be desirable, as would working in both the public and private sectors.

By way of applying your expertise in analysis and assessment, you will guide our clients through the process of dealing with heritage issues in the planning system.

You should also have the ability to generate work through contacts and business development activity.

You will hold a relevant degree. Membership of the IHBC is preferred.

The location of the role is dependent upon appointing the most suitable candidate and can be in any one of our three offices. The role is full time, although part-time will be considered.

We offer excellent remuneration, a flexible benefits package, a non-contributory pension and a performance related bonus scheme.

Please send your CV and covering letter in confidence to Jane Bourn, Practice Manager: Jane.Bourn [at] orionheritage.co.uk

Should you wish to discuss the role in greater detail, please email either Rob Bourn, Managing Director: Rob.Bourn [at] orionheritage.co.uk or Rob Smith, Director: Rob.Smith [at] orionheritage.co.uk in the first instance.

Closing date: Monday 19th June 2017
ILLUSTRATOR / ASSISTANT ILLUSTRATOR
Cotswold Archaeology
Salary range £20,548 - £25,049 (dependent on experience)

Location: Andover

We are looking for a full-time archaeological illustrator to join our Andover Office, to produce high quality illustrations for client reports, publications and other graphics outputs.

We would prefer an experienced Illustrator, but would consider those requiring further training to develop/enhance illustration skills. As part of our Illustration team, you will need to demonstrate your excellent verbal and written communication and time-management skills.

For the Illustrator role, you will have proven expertise in the production of archaeological illustrations and confidence using Adobe Creative Suite, AutoCAD and GIS. Ideally you are already a member of the CIfA, or able to demonstrate that you meet the requirements for membership.

For the Assistant Illustrator role, you will have some experience of the Adobe Creative Suite and the production of finds drawings, and will be fully committed to developing your knowledge of illustration software and drawing skills.

As well as the opportunity to join one of the country’s leading archaeological practices (with our award-winning training schemes), we are able to offer an attractive benefits package which includes 22 days annual leave (rising with service), paid sick leave, life assurance, childcare vouchers and a generous contributory pension, as well as some assistance with relocation expenses.

For an informal discussion about this opportunity please contact Karen Walker (Principal Post-excavation Manager) on 07889 811393.

APPLICATION PROCESS

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

If you can demonstrate that you meet the essential requirements for either role, then please submit a completed application form, CV and covering letter, to careers [at] cotswoldarchaeology.co.uk or by post to HR Department, Cotswold Archaeology, Building 11, Kemble Enterprise Park, Cirencester, Glos GL7 6BQ by 9am on Wednesday 24th May 2017. Your application should be accompanied by six examples of your archaeological illustrative work, of which at least three should be non-artefact illustrations (acceptable forms are paper, digital or via links).

Closing date: Wednesday 24th May 2017
Historic Environment Record Officer
DYFED ARCHAEOLOGICAL TRUST
Salary range £22,658 – £28,485
Permanent Appointment

Located in Llandeilo, Carmarthenshire, Dyfed Archaeological Trust is seeking to appoint a Historic Environment Record Officer to maintain, enhance and develop the regional Historic Environment Record for Carmarthenshire, Ceredigion and Pembrokeshire. The appointed person will have excellent written English and Welsh language skills as well as experience of compiling and working with digital record systems, databases and GIS.
For more information and how to apply visit: www.dyfedarchaeology.org.uk or email e.jones [at] dyfedarchaeology.org.uk

Key tasks
• Development and maintenance of the HER.
• Input of data into the HER in English and Welsh.
• Provision of HER data in English and Welsh to members of the public, organisations and other enquirers.
• Development and operation of formal data exchange agreement between DAT and appropriate organisations.
• Development and management of HER computer structures and systems.
• Development and management of recording and archiving systems.
• Ensuring quality control through the validation of new data to be added to the HER as well as existing HER data.
• Development and management of HER related projects.
• Development of HER Action Plans in collaboration with the RCAHMW and senior DAT staff
• Supervision of staff, students and volunteers working on HER related projects.
• Line management of junior members of Heritage Management.
• Presentation and promotion of the HER in English and Welsh to the public and others through talks, lectures, articles, papers, the internet, etc.

Essential requirements
• Excellent written and spoken Welsh language and English language skills.
• A degree or equivalent in archaeology or a related subject (in exceptional circumstances knowledge and skills equivalent to these).
• A Practical experience of compiling and working with digital record systems, databases and GIS.
• An interest in the history, archaeology and culture of Wales
• A full driving licence.

Desirable requirements
• Membership (at ACIfA level or above) of the Chartered Institute for Archaeologists and/or other professional bodies.
• Experience of archaeological excavation and fieldwork.
• Knowledge and experience of legislation, procedures, and guidance relating to HERs.
• Knowledge of archive systems and procedures.

Employee benefits
Competitive salary range £22,658 – £28,485. Note it is anticipated that the appointment will be made in the range £22,658 - £25,951.
33 days holiday (including statutory holidays and concessionary days), rising to 38 after five years’ service.
Contributory pension scheme
75% of CIfA subscription fees
To apply
For an informal discussion on the post contact Ken Murphy (Chief Executive) k.murphy [at] dyfedarchaeology.org.uk 01558 825991
There is no formal application form. To apply submit a letter of application, including your CV and the names and contact details of two referees.
Email: k.murphy [at] dyfedarchaeology.org.uk or post to K Murphy, Dyfed Archaeological Trust, Corner House, 6 Carmarthen Street, Llandeilo, Carmarthenshire SA19 6AE

Mae Ymddiriedolaeth Archaeolegol Dyfed, sydd wedi’i lleoli yn Llandeilo, Sir Gaerfyrddin, yn awyddus i benodi Swyddog y Cofnod Amgylchedd Hanesyddol er mwyn cynnal, ymestyn a datblygu’r Cofnod Amgylchedd Hanesyddol ar gyfer Sir Gaerfyrddin, Ceredigion a Sir Benfro. Bydd gan yr unigolyn sy’n cael ei benodi sgiliau ysgrifenedig Cymraeg a Saesneg gwych, yn ogystal â phrofiad o gasglu a gweithio gyda systemau cofnodi digidol, cronfeydd data a’r System Gwybodaeth Ddaearyddol.
Am ragor o wybodaeth ac i weld sut i ymgeisio, ewch i: www.dyfedarchaeology.org.uk neu anfonwch neges e-bost at e.jones [at] dyfedarchaeology.org.uk

Closing date: Monday 12th June 2017
Archaeology and Heritage Consultant
The Environmental Dimension Partnership
Salary dependent on skills and experience (CIfA minima or above)
Full time

Location: Cardiff or Cirencester

Due to the continuing success and expansion of the business, EDP is seeking to recruit another enthusiastic and energetic archaeological/heritage consultant to join one of the multi-disciplinary teams at either of our offices in Cardiff and Cirencester.

Established in July 2005; and now recognised as one of the premium environmental planning consultancies in the development sector; EDP services a diverse portfolio of clients and projects from three offices in Cirencester, Cardiff and Shrewsbury; from where c.90 employees provide a range of archaeology & heritage, ecology, landscape, arboriculture and masterplanning services.

You will need to be highly professional and self-motivated, with excellent research skills. In addition you will be able to write to a high standard and deliver projects independently (small ones initially) or as part of a multi-discipline team; completing both on time and on budget. You will need to be able to communicate effectively with other team members and with external bodies as appropriate.

Twelve months or more in a consultancy environment would be desirable, but it is by no means essential, neither is it essential that you have any experience of working with our other disciplines, as this provides some exciting training opportunities. If you have specialist skills in the fields of historic landscape assessment and/or standing building investigation your application would be particularly welcomed. Existing membership of the CIfA at Associate level or above would be an advantage, but a full driving licence and a car insured for business use are essential.

Salary will depend on experience, but will exceed CIfA minima. EDP offers a very generous benefits package which includes 30 days annual leave, flexible working hours, a profit share bonus scheme, Payment of professional fees, private health care, life assurance and free lunch.

Your application should be made via a CV and a covering letter to donnak [at] edp-uk.co.uk. A job description and person specification can also be requested using the same address.

If you would like to discuss the post (or have any enquiries), please contact Andrew Crutchley on 029 2167 1900. We look forward to hearing from you.

The closing date for applications is 26 May 2017 – please advise whether you have a preference for a specific office, or whether you are flexible.

Closing date: Friday 26th May 2017
Senior Archaeologist
RSK Environment Ltd
Competitive salary based on experience (i.e. £29,000+ per annum)


RSK Environment Ltd, a member of RSK Group plc, is a Registered Organisation with the Chartered Institute for Archaeologists. RSK’s Archaeology Team provides a comprehensive range of historic environment services throughout the UK and abroad. We undertake archaeological research and investigations, providing advice to our clients across a range of energy, residential, commercial and public sectors, and make judgements which shape the future of the past.

RSK Environment Ltd is seeking to recruit a Senior Archaeologist to its expanding archaeology team, to operate out of our Manchester, Hemel Hempstead, Bristol, Oxford or Helsby offices.

Overview:

We would expect you:
• to be enthusiastic about the historic environment,
• to be able to make good archaeological judgements,
• to be an excellent communicator with colleagues, clients, statutory consultees and members of the public to help build our business,
• to have an in-depth understanding the regulatory context within which commercial archaeology is undertaken.
• Have a willingness and ability to learn new skills to carry out the role effectively
• To have a well-developed understanding of commercial environment in which we operate

This position will be office-based, but will involve archive research, client meetings and site visits. The successful applicant will be expected to travel to sites across the UK.

Key Tasks:

• A Senior Archaeologist is responsible for managing projects and assisting RSK colleagues as directed by their line manager;
• A Senior Archaeologist will have responsibility for helping to develop new business, preparing fee proposals, initiating projects, managing budgets and seeing projects through from
inception to a successful conclusion;
• to manage and supervise project staff and subcontractors;
• to identify key sources and collect historic environment data for the preparation of desk based assessments;
• to prepare technical documentation, such as desk based assessments, Environmental Impact Assessment chapters, written schemes of investigation, technical advice for
colleagues and clients;
• to be able to use Microsoft Office and GIS software to assemble and interrogate digital information; and
• Liaise with local authority curators, clients, archaeological contractors and members of the public in the course of their work;

**Skills and experience*
• A minimum of 8 years of professional archaeological experience, including at least three years at a consultant or project officer/senior project officer level (in fieldwork,
consultancy or curatorial role, or combination thereof);
• To be able to demonstrate experience of costing up archaeological work and managing projects to a profitable conclusion;
• Track record in communicating effectively with archaeological curators and clients (essential)
• Track record in communicating effectively with members of the public (desirable)
• Ability to recognise archaeological features, historic structures and historic landscapes in the rural and urban landscape;
• To understand archaeological data collection methods;
• Willingness to manage or mentor more junior members of staff as required;
• Able to define and justify the attribution of significance of assets in the historic environment and assess development impacts;
• Understanding/experience of:
o Historic Environment legislation
o Report writing- ability to produce clear written text is essential
o Making judgements and selecting appropriate mitigation measures
o Negotiating with both client and curatorial bodies
• To have an area of interest/specialism within the historic environment to reinforce/supplement those within the existing team (desirable);
• Experience of preparing Heritage Statements and desk-based assessments (essential), Environmental Statement chapters on the Historic Environment (desirable), and public
inquiry/expert witness testimony (desirable).
• Basic skills in GIS – knowledge and experience of using ArchGIS would be desirable
• The ability to work well within a team
• Full UK Driving Licence (essential).

Qualifications
• Degree in Archaeology, or related subject and/or additional post graduate/masters qualification in the historic environment or applied methods;
• Corporate membership of the professional body (Chartered Institute for Archaeologists): to be a Member or an Associate working towards Member Membership of IHBC would be
considered as a suitable alternative.

Salary and benefits:
• Competitive salary based on experience (i.e. £29,000+ per annum)
• Contributory Pension Scheme
• A flexible benefits programme including the option to buy additional holidays, childcare vouchers and private health care
• Regular training and career development
• CIfA subscriptions paid by RSK

We operate an open and relaxed management culture that nurtures continuous improvement and innovation. This also enables us to achieve a staff turnover rate that's consistently below the industry average. Adopting a proactive growth strategy helps us to run a sustainable and profitable business while providing new and exciting career opportunities for all.

As an entrepreneurial organisation, we encourage and foster the growth of our employees. When joining RSK, a mentor works with you to ensure you set and achieve your goals. We want to accelerate your professional development, including opportunities for a promotional fast track.

Further, retaining staff is the building block of a successful organisation. As a company, RSK wants to ensure you maintain a healthy work life balance, with many opportunities for flexible working hours, locality flexibility, social activities, and community involvement projects.

The company prides itself on providing its staff with a rewarding and challenging career, encouraging Continuous Professional Development, allowing employees to reach their full potential. Having been recently placed within the top10 UK environmental consultancies (Environmental Analyst, December 2015) and number 42 in the Sunday Times Fast Track 200 which rates the success of private companies in the UK, there has never been a more exciting time to join.

All candidates applying for positions with RSK Group must be eligible to work in the UK/European Economic Area. Candidates should confirm this when applying with their CV and covering letter.

For more information please call Kate Pine, HR Advisor on 01928 728156 or email kpine [at] rsk.co.uk.

RSK is committed to our Corporate Responsibility strategy. We seek to minimise our impact on the environment; to engage positively with the community and education groups; to provide a safe and supportive atmosphere in which to work; and to promote Corporate Responsibility throughout our supply chain.
If you would like an informal discussion of the role, feel free to contact the RSK archaeology team Leader, Andy Towle (atowle [at] rsk.co.uk 07753 895 123)

RSK Group plc is an Equal Opportunities Employer.

Closing date: Sunday 28th May 2017
Graduate Archaeologist
RSK Environment Ltd
Competitive salary (i.e. £20,000+ per annum)

Location: Helsby, Hemel Hempstead, Manchester or Oxford

RSK Environment Ltd, a member of RSK Group plc, is a Registered Organisation with the Chartered Institute for Archaeologists. RSK’s Archaeology Team provides a comprehensive range of historic environment services throughout the UK and abroad. We undertake archaeological research and investigations, providing advice to our clients across a range of energy, residential, commercial and public sectors, and make judgements which shape the future of the past.

RSK Environment Ltd is seeking to recruit a Graduate Archaeologist to its expanding archaeology team, to work out of our Helsby, Hemel Hempstead, Manchester or Oxford office. This position would be part of RSK’s graduate training programme, equipping early-career professionals with skills to become effective environmental consultants.

This position require both field and office work, and the successful applicant will be expected to travel to sites across the UK with a potential to also participate in our International projects.

Overview:

We would expect you:
• to be enthusiastic about the historic environment;
• to understand how archaeological data is generated;
• to be able to make good archaeological judgements;
• to communicate with non-archaeologists to help build our business;
• to be interested in understanding the regulatory context within which commercial archaeology is undertaken,
• to understand the priorities of our clients; and
• participate in the RSK graduate programme receiving training across the company’s technical services.

This position will be office-based, but will involve archive research, client meetings and site visits. The successful applicant will be expected to travel to sites across the UK.

Key Tasks:

• A Graduate Archaeologist is responsible for supporting colleagues in their work as directed by the project manager;
• A Graduate Archaeologist is expected to be able to identify key sources and collect data for the preparation of archaeological desk based assessments and Environmental Impact
Assessments;
• to prepare clear, well-written text for technical reports
• to be able to use Microsoft Office and GIS software to assemble and interrogate digital information; and
• Liaise with local authority curators, clients, archaeological contractors and members of the public in the course of their work;

Skills and experience
• A minimum of 6 months of professional archaeological experience (in fieldwork, consultancy or curatorial role, or combination thereof);
• Ability to recognise archaeological features in the rural and urban landscape;
• To understand archaeological data collection methods;
• To have an area of interest/specialism within the historic environment to reinforce/supplement those within the existing team (desirable);
• Basic skills in GIS,
• The ability to work well within a team
• Driving license (essential).

Qualifications
• Degree in Archaeology, or related subject and/or additional post graduate/masters qualification in the historic environment or applied methods;
• Membership of the professional body (Chartered Institute for Archaeologists): to be a Practitioner or working towards Practitioner grade. Membership of IHBC would be considered
as a suitable alternative; and
• A full UK driving licence.

Salary and benefits:
• Competitive salary (i.e. £20,000+ per annum)
• Contributory Pension Scheme
• A flexible benefits programme including the option to buy additional holidays, childcare vouchers and private health care
• Regular training and career development
• CIfA subscriptions paid by RSK

We operate an open and relaxed management culture that nurtures continuous improvement and innovation. This also enables us to achieve a staff turnover rate that's consistently below the industry average. Adopting a proactive growth strategy helps us to run a sustainable and profitable business while providing new and exciting career opportunities for all.

As an entrepreneurial organisation, we encourage and foster the growth of our employees. When joining RSK, a mentor works with you to ensure you set and achieve your goals. We want to accelerate your professional development, including opportunities for a promotional fast track.

Further, retaining staff is the building block of a successful organisation. As a company, RSK wants to ensure you maintain a healthy work life balance, with many opportunities for flexible working hours, locality flexibility, social activities, and community involvement projects.

The company prides itself on providing its staff with a rewarding and challenging career, encouraging Continuous Professional Development, allowing employees to reach their full potential. Having been recently placed within the top 10 UK environmental consultancies (Environmental Analyst, December 2015) and number 42 in the Sunday Times Fast Track 200 which rates the success of private companies in the UK, there has never been a more exciting time to join.

All candidates applying for positions with RSK Group must be eligible to work in the UK/European Economic Area. Candidates should confirm this when applying with their CV and covering letter.

For more information please call Kate Pine, HR Advisor on 01928 728156 or email kpine [at] rsk.co.uk.

RSK is committed to our Corporate Responsibility strategy. We seek to minimise our impact on the environment; to engage positively with the community and education groups; to provide a safe and supportive atmosphere in which to work; and to promote Corporate Responsibility throughout our supply chain.
If you would like an informal discussion of the role, feel free to contact the RSK archaeology team Leader, Andy Towle (atowle [at] rsk.co.uk 07753 895 123)

RSK Group plc is an Equal Opportunities Employer.

Closing date: Sunday 28th May 2017
Graduate Trainees
Oxford Archaeology
£16,391 - £17,373


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/graduate-train...

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 £16,391 - £17,373
• 32 days holiday (including statutory holidays and concessionary days at Christmas)
• Company pension scheme
• Training including placements, and opportunities for career progression
• 100% of CIfA subscription fees, up to ACIfA level (those at MCIfA level will receive the equivalent of ACIfA level)
• 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 25th June 2017
FIELD ARCHAEOLOGISTS AND ASSISTANT SUPERVISORS
Oxford Archaeology
£18,252 - £19,612

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 £18,252 - £18,709 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 £19,036 - £19,612 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
• 100% of CIfA subscription fees, up to ACIfA level (those at MCIfA level will receive the equivalent of ACIfA level)
• 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 25th June 2017
Built Heritage Assistant
Alastair Coey Architects
In line with CIfA minima

Located in Belfast, Alastair Coey Architects is an established Grade 1 Conservation Architectural practice, specializing in all aspects of the care and protection of the historic environment. We are seeking a Built Heritage Assistant, to contribute to the preparation of heritage-based projects, including heritage assessments, conservation management plans, and inventory or designation surveys, for a range of public and private sector clients including the Department for Communities, the National Trust, and Historic England. The successful candidate will be expected to contribute to research and field-based content, as well as prepare documents for publication, and provide project-based administrative support.

Projects may involve travel within Northern Ireland, Republic of Ireland, and other regions of the UK, with occasional overnight stays.

Person Specification:

Essential:
• A good degree or post-degree qualification, in a relevant discipline;
• Excellent written communication;
• Excellent computer skills, to assist presentation of text, graphical, map and image information;
• Ability to manage own time and work to tight deadlines;
• Excellent teamwork skills;
• A full, clean driving license;
• Good administration and/or project management skills.

Desirable:
• Demonstrable historical research and analysis skills;
• Demonstrable field work experience, to include the description and assessment of historic buildings and/or areas;
• Experience of assessing significance;
• GIS (ESRI/MapInfo) skills;
• Experience in the conservation of historic buildings;
• Good understanding of relevant legislation, policy and guidance.

Please send your CV with a covering letter outlining how you meet the criteria, to info [at] alastaircoeyarchitects.com including the subject reference BUILT HERITAGE ASSISTANT.

Closing date: Friday 26th May 2017
Archaeology and Heritage Consultant
The Environmental Dimension Partnership
Salary dependent on skills and experience (CIfA minima or above)
Full time

Location: Shrewsbury

Due to the continuing success and growth of the business, EDP is seeking to recruit another enthusiastic and energetic archaeological/heritage consultant to join the multi-disciplinary team at our office in Shrewsbury.

Established in July 2005; and now recognised as one of the premium environmental planning consultancies in the development sector; EDP services a diverse portfolio of clients and projects from three offices in Cirencester, Cardiff and Shrewsbury; from where 79 employees provide a range of archaeology & heritage, ecology, landscape, arboriculture and masterplanning services.

The successful candidate will be highly professional and self-motivated, and in possession of excellent research skills. They will have a proven ability to write to a high standard and be able to deliver projects independently or as part of a team; completing both on time and on budget. They will possess an ability to communicate effectively with team members.

Twelve months or more in a consultancy environment would be desirable, but is by no means essential; likewise applicants with specialist skills in the fields of historic landscape assessment and/or standing building investigation would be welcomed. Existing membership of the CIfA at Associate level or above would be an advantage, but a full driving licence and a car insured for business use are essential.

Salary will depend on experience, but will exceed CIfA minima. EDP offers a very generous benefits package which includes 30 days annual leave, flexible working hours, a profit share bonus scheme, private health care, life assurance and free lunch.

Your application should be made via a CV and a covering letter to rebeccac [at] edp-uk.co.uk. A job description and person specification can also be requested using the same address.

If you would like to discuss the post or have any enquiries, please contact either Andrew Crutchley on 029 2167 1900 or Rob Johns on 01939 211190. We look forward to hearing from you.

Closing date: Wednesday 31st May 2017
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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