As one of the largest Archaeological Organisations in the UK, Cotswold Archaeology is continuing to grow and offer exciting opportunities to develop the skills of our employees. We continue to be involved in some of the most exciting projects in the UK including past project such as our excavation of the Roman cemetery beneath the former Bridges Garage, Cirencester,ongoing involvement in the excavation of prehistoric, Roman and early medieval settlements and burial grounds at Hinkley Point, Somerset and upcoming excavations in the heart of Roman Bath and medieval Bristol.
Cotswold Archaeology currently have a number of permanent vacancies within the fieldwork team for experienced and committed Project Officers at three of our four offices. We are looking for talented, career minded individuals who want to do important, interesting and academically challenging archaeological work to a high standard.
In return we can offer a generous package including
- Financial assistance with the move
- Pension and life assurance scheme
- Generous annual leave allowance
- Lieu scheme operated for all driving time outside of the normal 7.5 hour working day (our field officers typically accumulate up to 10 days additional lieu time, and driving overtime payments equivalent to a further 6-7% of base salary).
- Personal development plans and industry award winning training programmes
- Good quality accommodation, and subsistence payments for all away projects
For any of the following positions you will need to have a flexible, ‘can do’ attitude and a willingness to work on a wide range of projects and activities.
You should have experience of the supervision of large fieldwork projects (including excavations and large-scale/complex evaluations), with demonstrable competence in post-excavation analysis and report writing. During your career you will have developed a sound and extensive knowledge of British Archaeology, with a large number of client reports under your belt. Expertise in urban archaeology would be advantageous, as would competence in archaeological survey and Geomatics, particularly with the use of Leica instruments, and experience in the use of AutoCAD and/or ArcGIS software. Candidates with demonstrable experience of writing for publication would also be at an advantage.
We have a large number of exciting projects coming up over the late summer and autumn in Devon, Somerset, Wiltshire, Gloucestershire, Warwickshire and Northamptonshire, along with exciting urban excavations in Bristol and Bath, and these cover a range of sites and periods.
FIND OUT MORE
If you are interested and would like to know more, we would recommend an informal discussion with Simon Cox on 01285 771022.
You can find out more about CA, and download job specifications and an application form at www.cotswoldarchaeology.co.uk.
Please submit a completed application form, CV and covering letter by email, stating clearly for which office location you wish to apply, to careers [at] cotswoldarchaeology.co.uk or by post to HR Department, Cotswold Archaeology, Building 11, Kemble Enterprise Park, Cirencester, Glos GL7 6BQ by 5pm on Monday 7 September 2015.