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Senior Archaeological Consultant, Birmingham
AECOM
In line with CIfA salary minima

AECOM is seeking a Senior Archaeologist to join our established heritage team in our multi-disciplinary office of environmental and engineering consultants in Birmingham.

AECOM’s heritage team is a Registered Organisation with the Chartered Institute for Archaeologists and comprises 20 staff based across the UK. We provide our clients with a full range of heritage services including feasibility studies, desk-based assessment, assessments of significance and setting, environmental impact assessment, heritage consents, fieldwork design and site management and monitoring.

Our projects include high profile major transport and infrastructure schemes, heritage-led regeneration and other private and public sector developments.

As well as the opportunity to be involved in some of the highest profile development projects in the UK, you would be regularly working on a range of archaeological projects including the potential for occasional international work.

The post will entail

Working as part of the heritage team on multi-disciplinary projects
Preparing desk-based assessments, deposit models, statements of significance and analysis of setting
Preparing archaeological impact assessments, contributing to master planning and scheme design
Undertaking heritage appraisals, contributing to environmental impact assessments and designing schemes of mitigation carrying out statutory consultations
Undertaking detailed site walk-over surveys
working with engineers and designers to inform mitigation strategies
Working independently and taking responsibility for programmes of work , conducted safely, and producing high quality reports
Liaising effectively with managers, consultants from other disciplines and other stakeholders as required.
To be successful in this role we are looking for the following:

Client focused team player with a positive attitude

Professional, organised and thorough approach to work which demonstrates an attention to detail to get things right first time;
Ability to manage own time and comfortable working both within a team or alone to tight deadlines;
Detailed knowledge of UK heritage legislation and policy;
Detailed knowledge of UK archaeology across a range of periods and site types;
Experience in managing large-scale fieldwork projects
Experience of undertaking archaeological assessment work;
Experience in costing and project management;
Expert witness experience (desirable);
Excellent communication skills, both verbal and written;
Full UK driving licence;
Flexible approach to working hours to meet the demands of the role, including occasional working away from home.
Candidates will have:
A relevant first degree and/or post-graduate qualification in archaeology or a related subject;
Appropriate level of membership of the Chartered Institute for Archaeologists

Rewards & Benefits

As well as working on some of the most challenging, interesting, and meaningful projects worldwide, we offer flexible working arrangements to ensure our staff achieve a healthy work life balance, competitive salaries at all levels along with one of the best benefits package in our industry.
Core benefits include 25 days annual leave, Company Pension Scheme, Private Medical Insurance, Life Assurance as well as one paid annual membership fee for an appropriate institution.

As a global organisation AECOM can ensure you are given the opportunity to not only develop careers in the UK but also abroad through international assignments. We are committed to building a global community of experts with diverse backgrounds, disciplines and perspectives who are passionate about delivering a better world. As a leading fully-integrated firm, we find — and hire — the best talent in the industry.

If you feel you have the drive, passion and determination to join a company established to deliver a better world then AECOM is the place for you!

AECOM is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

Please click on the link below for more information and to submit an application
http://aecom.jobs/birmingham-gbr/senior-archaeological-consultant/1F8641...

Closing date: Thursday 27th October 2016
Board of Commissioners (Three Posts)
The Royal Commission on the Ancient & Historic Monuments of Wales Appointment of Commissioners

Can you help us to deliver the best possible historic environment services for the people of Wales?

The Royal Commission on the Ancient and Historical Monuments of Wales is the unique, independent national archive and investigation service for Wales, dedicated to the authoritative recording and interpretation of our rich historic environment.

Building on our recent successes and achievements, we’re now looking to grow and develop our organisation for the future. We’re looking for people to join our Board of Commissioners who are prepared to help direct, challenge and constructively review our work. We’re committed to strengthening and diversifying our board, and so are looking for new members who have direct experience or expertise at a senior and/or strategic level in one or more of these areas:

  • Development of IT strategies;
  • Archaeology, particularly industrial archaeology;
  • Working with communities, particularly hard-to-reach groups.

To apply: http://gov.wales/about/recruitment/public-appointments

For queries contact the Shared Service Helpdesk on 029 2082 5454 or email SharedServiceHelpdesk [at] wales.gsi.gov.uk.

Closing date: Wednesday 12th October 2016
Historic Building Surveyor
Historic Building Advisory Service
Salary: £30,000 to £35,000 a.a.e

We are a small, niche Building Surveying practice based in southwest Wiltshire near Salisbury that deals entirely with historic properties. The business is growing and we have a vacancy for a further Building Surveyor with experience of providing surveys, consultancy, design, and contract administration on a range of work.

This is a fantastic opportunity for a Building Surveyor to join a well-established team to work on new and exciting projects of an historical nature and escape the usual humdrum of every day surveying!

The Company

Our workload is a mixture of surveys, assessments, analysis and projects based around historic and listed buildings and landscapes, together with party wall services and other professional building surveying work. We work on a wide range of historic property types and offer a varied and interesting workload across the UK dealing with conservation, repair and restoration.

We have an impressive and eclectic selection of clients and have had the opportunity to work on some highly desirable projects which are often challenging and professionally rewarding.

The Role

The successful applicant will be hands on and have a varied and interesting workload. The brief is at times roving as we are a consultancy that works on a national basis. You may be undertaking defect analysis of a medieval church in Oxfordshire in one breath and the next surveying a Georgian property in London.

Duties will include

  • Measured building surveys
  • Contract administration
  • Historic building condition surveys
  • Building works specification writing
  • Analysis and interpretation of historic structures
  • Handling of building regulation and planning applications
  • Liaison with clients
  • Historical research
  • Report writing on many subjects
  • Advice on the design and intervention of new work in an historic environment

The Person

  • Strong desire to work with and a keen interest in historic buildings
  • Ideally MRICS or IHBC
  • Minimum of 5 years post APC experience in Property Consultancy/Private Practice
  • Client facing
  • Confident and enthusiastic
  • Practical hands on approach
  • Good understanding of building construction and pathology
  • Good communication skills
  • Driving license essential

Application Process

Please send CV and covering letter to: info [at] historicbuilding.co.uk or to

Historic Building Advisory Service
PO Box 2140,
Tisbury, Salisbury,
Wiltshire
SP2 2DW

Closing date: Saturday 15th October 2016
ILLUSTRATOR - MILTON KEYNES
Cotswold Archaeology
£21,047 - £23,513 (with potential to progress to Senior Illustrator: up to £30,007)

We are seeking a full-time highly motivated professional Illustrator to join our Illustration team, producing high quality illustrations for client reports, publications and various other graphics outputs. As part of our Illustration team, you will be a self-motivated individual with excellent communication skills and able to juggle the demands of internal clients without compromising on quality. Whilst we are primarily recruiting for our Milton Keynes office, we would consider locating the post at our Cirencester or Andover office for the right candidate. We would also consider a Senior Illustrator position for an exceptional candidate.

You will have proven expertise in the production of archaeological illustrations, confidence using Adobe Creative Suite, AutoCAD and GIS, and the ability to contribute to our delivery programme from day one.

You will require excellent time management skills to ensure the successful delivery of a busy and varied work programme, to exacting standards within budget and to a deadline. Ideally you are already a member of the CIfA (or able to demonstrate that you meet the requirements for membership), and possess a full manual driving licence.

In return we are able to offer assistance with relocation expenses, and an attractive benefits package which includes 22 days annual leave (rising after 2 years’ service), paid sick leave, life assurance, childcare vouchers and a generous contributory pension.

For an informal discussion about this opportunity please contact Lucy Martin (Senior Illustrator) on 01285 772206 or Daniel Bashford (Dept Senior Illustrator) on 01908 556005.

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 you meet the essential requirements for this role please submit a completed application form, CV and covering letter, accompanied by 6 examples of your archaeological illustrative work (acceptable forms are paper, digital or links), to careers [at] cotswoldarchaeology.co.uk or by post to HR Department, Cotswold Archaeology, Building 11, Kemble Enterprise Park, Cirencester, Glos GL7 6BQ by 10am on Tuesday 27 September 2016. Interviews will be held week commencing Monday 3 October.

Closing date: Tuesday 27th September 2016
Senior Membership Services Coordinator/Membership Services Coordinator
Chartered Institute for Archaeologists (CIfA)
In line with CIfA salary minima

CIfA is looking to appoint a Membership Services Coordinator, ideally at a Senior level. This outward-facing post will focus on the management of our Registered Organisations Scheme; dealing with applications for registration, setting up and carrying out annual inspection visits and monitoring the organisations' compliance with conditions of registration. The post will also work with senior staff to develop and improve procedures, and to communicate and promote the value of the scheme and of CIfA accreditation. The (Senior) Membership Services Coordinator will also help to support a number of our Area and Special Interest Groups, and assist with other aspects of CIfA's work including conferences, events, publications and promotion. Full details of the post can be found by clicking on these links MSC_job description SMSC_job description

This exciting post provides an opportunity to develop management skills and a detailed understanding of professional regulation, working in a small, supportive and friendly team.

Our ideal candidate must be able to demonstrate their ability to manage a varied, and at times challenging, workload to strict deadlines, handling sensitive information and be comfortable working with volunteers and committees. The post will require frequent travel throughout the UK during part of the year to carry out inspection visits. Knowledge of the historic environment sector and of the work of CIfA would be advantageous.

Although we would prefer to appoint at the Senior level we also welcome applications from candidates who are more suited to the Membership Services Coordinator post but are looking to progress to a Senior level with support and training.

Please send in a cover letter setting out why you are suited to the post along with a CV to alex.llewellyn [at] archaeologists.net.

Closing date for applications is 5pm on Monday 3 October. Interviews will be held on Wednesday 12/Thursday 13 October.

Closing date: Monday 3rd October 2016
Fieldwork Project Manager
Cotswold Archaeology
Salary: £30,827 - £37,510: with potential to progress to Principal £43,296

The Cotswold Andover fieldwork team has now been operational for three years and continues to grow, with a staff compliment of just under 40. 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 Richard Greatorex on 01264 347633 richard.greatorex [at] cotswoldarchaeology.co.uk or John Dillon (though unavailable from 16th-25th September inclusive) on 07545 644179 john.dillon [at] cotswoldarchaeology.co.uk

Why join Cotswold 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 Friday 30th September 2016.

Closing date: Friday 30th September 2016
Historic Environment Managers, Birmingham / London
Atkins
Salary: Competitive plus benefits

Atkins is one of the world’s most respected design, engineering and project management consultancies. We build long-term trusted partnerships to create a world where lives are enriched through the implementation of our ideas.

We are seeking highly talented and motivated professionals to serve as the Historic Environment Managers for Phase One of HS2. This is a generational opportunity to support the design and delivery of the UK’s largest ever programme of historic environment fieldwork; and will offer the right candidates the potential for a step-change in their career.
Working as part of an integrated HS2 Ltd / Contractor team the postholders will design, oversee and ensure the effective delivery of all historic environment and archaeological investigations. Collaboration and innovation will be required at all stages of to ensure that we deliver outstanding quality work, on time and on budget. Experience of managerial roles on commercial archaeological projects is highly desired.

Post holders will be employed by Atkins and will be seconded into the HS2 Ltd offices in central London or central Birmingham. Both positions are permanent roles.

Salary: Competitive plus benefits

Please click on the link below for more information and to submit an application

http://careers.atkinsglobal.com/job/historic-environment-manager-jobid-i...

Closing date: Sunday 2nd October 2016
Graphics Technician - Glasgow
GUARD Archaeology Limited
£19,000-£21,500

GUARD Archaeology Limited is one of Scotland's leading providers of professional archaeological services. The company is based in Glasgow and operates a second office in Edinburgh. We provide services throughout the country and elsewhere in the UK and Europe. GUARD Archaeology is a Chartered Institute for Archaeologists Registered Organisation and currently employs 21 permanent staff.

GUARD Archaeology is currently seeking the services of an experienced archaeological Graphics Technician to join our team on a permanent basis. The post will be based in our main offices in Govan, Glasgow and will involve a varied portfolio of work from commercial services to community projects.

Candidates for this post will be expected to be able to:

  • Prepare figures for reports using AutoCAD and GIS with occasional use of other graphics packages. (eg Adobe Illustrator etc);
  • Prepare and print scaled drawings in AutoCAD;
  • Provide support to the Senior Graphics Officer, Company Managers and historic environment staff where necessary;
  • Undertake general office duties as and when requested.

In addition candidates will be expected to have the following:

  • Previous experience in using AutoCAD and GIS;
  • The ability to produce illustrations to a high standard;
  • Some previous experience of Adobe Illustrator (training provided where necessary);
  • All-round computer literacy and a good attention to detail;
  • A motivated and flexible work attitude and good communication and team-work skills;
  • An ability to meet deadlines and produce highly accurate work under pressure.

Employee benefits will include:

  • A competitive salary in the range £19,000-£21,500 (appointments made on the basis of ability, previous experience and current CIfA grade).
  • Company pension scheme.
  • 100% of CIfA subscription fees paid.
  • 30 days pa holiday entitlement with additional discretionary days.
  • Training including placements, and opportunities for career progression.

GUARD Archaeology is an equal opportunities employer.

Please send a CV and covering letter to:

Jen Cochrane
52 Elderpark Workspace
100 Elderpark Street
Glasgow
G51 3TR

Email: jen.cochrane [at] guard-archaeology.co.uk

Closing date: Friday 30th September 2016
Business Development Manager
Archaeology Wales Limited
£26,100 - £28,500 (depending on experience), plus annual bonus
Permanent Appointment

Archaeology Wales Limited is based in Llanidloes, Powys, with regional offices in south-east, south-west and north Wales. Since its formation in 2010, the company has successfully undertaken hundreds of desk-based and fieldwork projects across Wales and the central-western counties of England, developing a strong reputation for the delivery of high quality and cost-effective services. We currently employ 30 members of staff.

As part of its development strategy, the company is looking to appoint a dynamic and ambitious Business Development Manager, with a view to solidifying its position as Wales’ largest independent archaeological contractor and increasing its presence in neighbouring areas of England. The successful candidate will be expected to take the lead in establishing new clients and to work closely with the existing management team in enhancing and developing the company’s strategy for quality and delivery.

The successful candidate will be entitled to an attractive employment package, with provisions for flexi-time and home working. He/she will be expected to work in the main office in Llanidloes for a minimum of 2 days per week, and it can be assumed that a large amount of traveling will be required.

Essential:

  • Detailed knowledge of the business of commercial archaeology
  • Proven record in winning and delivering successful archaeological projects
  • Excellent communication and teamwork skills
  • Current driving licence
  • Commitment to quality

Desirable:

  • Knowledge of the construction and housebuilding industries
  • Experience in business networking
  • Understanding of tendering and procurement for construction projects
  • Relevant qualification in business marketing
  • MCIfA - Please note MCIfA level appointees will be paid in line with CIfA minimum salary recommendations

How to apply:
Please email a CV and covering letter, including complete contact details of two referees, to Jill Houliston, Personnel and Finance Manager at jobs [at] arch-wales.co.uk
Closing Date: Monday 26th September. Interviews will be held during the week commencing 3rd October.

Email: jobs@arch-wales.co.uk Closing date: Monday 26th September 2016
Research Associate (Archaeology) - Leverhulme Trust Funded Project “Living Standards and Material Culture in English Rural Households 1300-1600”
Cardiff School of History, Archaeology and Religion
£31,656 – £37,768 per annum
This post is full-time and fixed-term for 3 years
Reference: 5136BR

The School of History, Archaeology & Religion wishes to appoint a fixed-term research associate for a period of 3 years.

The post holder will support the project Living Standards and Material Culture in English Rural Households 1300-1600, funded by the Leverhulme Trust and led by Dr Chris Briggs (Cambridge University) and Dr Ben Jervis (Cardiff University). The post holder will take primary responsibility for the collation and analysis of archaeological data relating to the goods present in medieval rural households, using published archaeological reports, archival information and by undertaking the analysis of objects housed in museum collections.

Career Pathway: Research

Start Date: 1 November 2016

This post is full-time and fixed-term for 3 years

Salary range: £31,656 – £37,768 per annum

To work for an employer that values and promotes equality of opportunity, please visit www.cardiff.ac.uk/jobs and search for vacancy number: 5136BR

Closing date: Monday, 3 October 2016

Please be aware that Cardiff University reserves the right to close this vacancy early should sufficient applications be received

Cardiff University is committed to supporting and promoting equality and diversity. Our inclusive environment welcomes applications from talented people from diverse backgrounds.

Jobs - Cardiff University Closing date: Monday 3rd October 2016
Assistant Graphics Technician – Archaeology/Historic Buildings - Cheltenham
CgMs Consulting
£20,000 per annum plus benefits
Permanent (Full time)

Reporting to: Director Archaeology (Cheltenham) and Senior Graphics Technician (London)

An Assistant Graphics Technician is required for a heritage consultancy based in Cheltenham.

The ideal candidate will be an enthusiastic and well-motivated graduate with good technical knowledge. Ability to use AutoCAD and Esri ArcMap (GIS software) is essential, whilst knowledge of other graphics software is desirable.

Key activities will include:

  • Preparing figures for presentation in reports using AutoCAD and GIS with occasional use of other graphics packages. (e.g. CorelDRAW , Adobe Illustrator etc.)
  • Preparing PDF documents and reports for client issue.
  • Preparing and printing scaled drawings in AutoCAD.
  • Provide support to senior graphics technician and heritage staff with general office duties.

Key skills and abilities will include:

  • A high level of computer literacy.
  • Good working knowledge of Microsoft Word, Excel etc.
  • Ability to produce high quality drawings to a tight timescale.
  • Ability to present graphical information clearly and accurately.
  • A good standard of Maths and English.

The successful candidate would be responsible for assisting with producing graphic material for the Heritage team; therefore the role will require good communication skills and an ability to work in a team environment.

If you are interested please respond with a Covering Letter, CV and relevant examples of graphics work (ideally produced with CAD/GIS).

Closing Date: 30th September 2016

Please send CV and Covering Letter to: nicola.waddington [at] cgms.co.uk

Website: www.cgms.co.uk

Please note that this is a full-time office based position in Cheltenham so relocation would be necessary for candidates unable to commute in each day.

Email: nicola.waddington@cgms.co.uk http://www.cgms.co.uk Closing date: Friday 30th September 2016
CBA Deputy Director - York
Council for British Archaeology

The CBA is seeking a Deputy Director to work from our office in York.

This is an exciting and challenging opportunity to help strengthen existing partnerships, develop new ones and be part of a small team helping to influence national and regional heritage policy. The successful individual will also be helping to develop and implement new projects that help deliver the CBA’s strategic aims and objectives.

The core purpose of this role is to work with key stakeholders to raise the CBA’s profile and deliver CBA strategic aims through partnerships and projects, and to take lead responsibility for CBA’s work relating to public engagement and community participation in archaeology.

Starting salary of £35,000 p.a – with the possibility of an increase for an exceptional candidate, plus attractive pension with an additional 10% of gross salary available as an employer’s contribution to a pension scheme. A contribution to removal expenses will also be available.
The closing date for applications is: 10am on Tuesday 27 September 2016. Interviews are expected to take place on Thursday 6 October 2016.
Full details are available at http://new.archaeologyuk.org/job-vacancies

For an informal conversation about any of the posts please contact the CBA Director, Dr Mike Heyworth MBE, c/o Council for British Archaeology, Beatrice de Cardi House, 66 Bootham, York YO30 7BZ, tel 01904 671417, email director [at] archaeologyuk.org

Further details of the work of the CBA are available at http://www.archaeologyuk.org

Closing date: Tuesday 27th September 2016
Archaeologist/Senior Archaeologist - Carlisle
Wardell Armstrong Archaeology
Salary: Dependent upon experience and skills (£20,561 - £21,366) but CIfA minimum for ACIfA level applies.

Wardell Armstrong Archaeology wishes to recruit archaeologists at supervisor level to join their expanding team in Carlisle. The post will involve archaeological supervision on varied archaeological projects across the UK, though mainly in the midlands and the north. The successful candidate will have previous experience of supervising archaeological fieldwork, be confident in supervising a team of archaeologists and be fully conversant with site recording protocols as well as having proven report-writing ability and post-excavation skills. Survey experience would be desirable.

The position is full-time based at the company office in Carlisle when not supervising fieldwork. Working hours are 37.5 per week.

The applicant must have a full UK driving licence and valid UK work permit. A current CSCS card and First Aid certificate would be advantageous.

We offer a benefits package that includes the following:

  • Company Pension scheme (up to 5% employer contribution*)
  • Holiday entitlement of 32 days per year, including bank holidays
  • Automatic entry to Company Life Assurance scheme*
  • Automatic Entry to Company Income Protection scheme*
  • Membership to Company Private Healthcare scheme*
  • Full payment of CIfA professional institution fees
  • Cycle to work and childcare voucher scheme*
  • Paid sick leave *
  • Training provided through placements, on the job development and internal and external formal training
  • Free transport from our regional offices to site
  • High quality personal protective equipment
  • Subsistence payment of £15 per night away from home as well as free accommodation in self-catering or B&B, provided for away-based projects
  • Payment of registration and test fee for CSCS cards, if not already obtained
  • Access to company-wide profit share scheme *

*subject to scheme rules

To apply for this position, please send a covering letter and CV (by email or post) to careers [at] wardell-armstrong.com

Or apply online at - https://careers-wardell-armstrong.icims.com/jobs/1076/senior-archaeologi...

Email: careers@wardell-armstrong.com https://careers-wardell-armstrong.icims.com/jobs/1076/senior-archaeologist/job Closing date: Friday 30th September 2016
Archaeologist - Carlisle or Birmingham
Wardell Armstrong Archaeology
Salary: Dependent upon experience and skills (£17,646.00 - £19,853), but CIfA minimum for PCIfA level applies.
permanent post

Wardell Armstrong Archaeology is looking to recruit archaeologists at Site Assistant level. We are seeking enthusiastic field archaeologists. Projects will be distributed throughout the United Kingdom. Archaeologists at G2 level are required to have at least 6 months UK commercial archaeological experience. Working hours are 37.5 per week.

The position is office based in Carlisle or possibly Birmingham. Free B&B or self-catering accommodation is supplied for all staff working away from their home base (usually defined as more than one hours travel time from your home base). In addition, a subsistence allowance is provided for away jobs. Transport is provided from your office base to the project.

The applicant must have a full UK driving licence, a valid UK work permit and be fluent in spoken and written English. A current CSCS card and First Aid certificate would be advantageous.
We offer a benefits package that includes the following:

  • Company Pension scheme (up to 5% employer contribution*)
  • Holiday entitlement of 32 days per year, including bank holidays
  • Automatic entry to Company Life Assurance scheme*
  • Automatic Entry to Company Income Protection scheme*
  • Membership to Company Private Healthcare scheme*
  • Full payment of CIfA professional institution fees
  • Cycle to work and childcare voucher scheme*
  • Paid sick leave *
  • Training provided through placements, on the job development and internal and external formal training
  • Free transport from our regional offices to site
  • High quality personal protective equipment
  • Subsistence payment of £15 per night away from home as well as free accommodation in self-catering or B&B, provided for away-based projects
  • Payment of registration and test fee for CSCS cards, if not already obtained
  • Access to company-wide profit share scheme *

*subject to scheme rules

To apply for this position, please send a covering letter and CV (by email or post) to careers [at] wardell-armstrong.com
Or apply online at: https://careers-wardell-armstrong.icims.com/jobs/1075/archaeologist/job

Email: careers@wardell-armstrong.com https://careers-wardell-armstrong.icims.com/jobs/1075/archaeologist/job Closing date: Friday 30th September 2016
Graduate Trainee Archaeologist - Carlisle
Wardell Armstrong Archaeology
Salary: £16,008 rising to £17,124 after six months.
permanent post

Wardell Armstrong Archaeology are a Registered Archaeological Organisation and as such seek to provide opportunities for inexperienced graduate archaeologists to develop their skill set through structured training in accordance with the CIfA model. Wardell Armstrong Archaeology are part of Wardell Armstrong LLP, a multi-disciplinary consultancy committed to developing the skills and experience of all of its graduate entrants to the highest levels across the entire range of its activities. An opportunity has arisen for a graduate traineeship at Wardell Armstrong Archaeology’s offices in Carlisle.

Training will be delivered through work experience, internal training courses, external and web-based courses and through on-going mentoring from experienced but early career archaeologists. Training will cover a wide range of commercial archaeological disciplines including excavation, surveying, site recording, buildings analysis, geophysics, heritage impact assessment and health and safety. The traineeship will run for ten months. The progress of the trainee will be reviewed after three and six months and may be terminated if performance is not satisfactory. Successful progression beyond the six monthly review will lead to a pay award. Successful completion of the traineeship will lead to the offer of a permanent post, conditional upon the availability of work.

Duties

  • Archaeological fieldwork on a range of sites throughout the UK (must be prepared to travel and live away from their Carlisle base for extensive periods)
  • Contributing to reports

Benefits

  • Company Pension scheme (up to 5% employer contribution*)
  • Holiday entitlement of 32 days per year, including bank holidays
  • Automatic entry to Company Life Assurance scheme*
  • Automatic Entry to Company Income Protection scheme*
  • Membership to Company Private Healthcare scheme*
  • Nationally recognised certification of competencies
  • Full payment of CIfA professional institution fees on attainment of PCIfA membership level.
  • Cycle to work and childcare voucher scheme*
  • Paid sick leave *
  • Free transport from our regional offices to site
  • High quality personal protective equipment
  • Subsistence payment of £15 per night away from home as well as free accommodation in self-catering or B&B, provided for away-based projects
  • Payment of registration and test fee for CSCS cards
  • Access to company-wide profit share scheme *

*subject to scheme rules

Applicant Requirements

  • A good second or first class honours degree in archaeology or a related discipline.
  • A minimum of four weeks archaeological work experience.
  • Fluent in spoken and written English.

To apply for this position, please send a covering letter and CV (by email or post) to careers [at] wardell-armstrong.com
Or apply online at - https://careers-wardell-armstrong.icims.com/jobs/1074/graduate-trainee-a...

Email: careers@wardell-armstrong.com https://careers-wardell-armstrong.icims.com/jobs/1074/graduate-trainee-archae... Closing date: Friday 30th September 2016
Buildings Archaeologist – Glasgow and Leeds (2 positions available)
JACOBS
Competitive Salary plus Flexible Benefits Package

JACOBS is one of the world’s largest and most diverse providers of technical and management services. We offer a full-spectrum of consultancy support to commercial, government and industrial clients across many sectors.

Our Sustainable Solutions business provides a focus for advising our clients on sustainability issues including renewable energy, low carbon economies, impacts of climate change and waste and resource management. Our environmental capabilities comprise around 700 staff across the UK and Ireland, providing services over the spectrum of environmental specialisms.

We offer our staff opportunities to work on exciting projects across all the market sectors which JACOBS faces world-wide. Over 90% of our work is repeat business, which we achieve by ensuring that we provide a market-leading service to our clients.

To meet our growing UK and worldwide business needs and future development aspirations, JACOBS has a number of outstanding opportunities within Sustainable Solutions business.
The successful person will become part of a respected and ambitious company with excellent career prospects and international opportunities.

We are looking for Buildings Archaeologists to join our Heritage teams in Glasgow and Leeds. These roles would be suitable for those candidates who are at the early stages of their cultural heritage consultancy career, and who wish to develop their careers further in this exciting field.

Key responsibilities will include:

  • Working with the Heritage Team on cultural heritage inputs to all stages of EIA.
  • Working on the production of desk-based assessments and heritage statements.
  • Assisting in the design of evaluation and mitigation and the procurement and management of contractors.

Essential:

  • A good degree qualification in archaeology or related discipline with a further qualification in buildings archaeology or related discipline.
  • Experience in working on the delivery of desk-based assessments, desk-based surveys and heritage statements.
  • Strong technical skills in built heritage, with excellent report writing skills.
  • Fieldwork experience relevant to the position.
  • Excellent communication and teamwork skills.
  • A full, clean driving licence.
  • Willing to work out of other JACOBS offices in the UK as required.

Desirable:

  • Experience in the cultural heritage inputs into EIA.
  • Experience in the design of mitigation and conservation strategies for historic buildings.
  • Experience in the procurement and management of contractors.
  • Experience of archaeological techniques in general.
  • Experience of the conservation of historic buildings.
  • GIS (ESRI/MapInfo) skills.

In return, we can offer involvement in a wide range of exciting and often high profile projects, with significant opportunities to develop technical and management skills.

JACOBS is an Equal Opportunities Employer and is committed to the safety and wellbeing of all.

Jacobs Job Search Closing date: Monday 17th October 2016
Technical Director, Archaeology - Flexible location, UK
JACOBS
Competitive Salary plus Flexible Benefits Package

JACOBS is one of the world’s largest and most diverse providers of technical and management services. We offer a full-spectrum of consultancy support to commercial, government and industrial clients across many sectors.

Our Sustainable Solutions business provides a focus for advising our clients on sustainability issues including renewable energy, low carbon economies, impacts of climate change and waste and resource management. Our environmental capabilities comprise around 700 staff across the UK and Ireland, providing services over the spectrum of environmental specialisms.

We offer our staff opportunities to work on exciting projects across all the market sectors which JACOBS faces world-wide. Over 90% of our work is repeat business, which we achieve by ensuring that we provide a market-leading service to our clients.

To meet our growing UK and worldwide business needs and future development aspirations, JACOBS has a number of outstanding opportunities within Sustainable Solutions business.
The successful person will become part of a respected and ambitious company with excellent career prospects and international opportunities.

Primary Job Responsibilities

We are looking for an experienced archaeological consultant to join our existing Heritage Team as a Technical Director. You will have experience in preparing cultural heritage inputs to all stages of EIA, and in the preparation of desk-based assessments and heritage statements.

We are seeking strong technical skills along with excellent report writing ability. You will be Member of the Chartered Institute for Archaeologists. In return, we can offer involvement in a wide range of exciting and often high profile projects, with significant opportunities to develop technical and management skills.

Key responsibilities of the role will include:

  • Lead on cultural heritage inputs to all stages of EIA.
  • Produce or manage the production of desk-based assessments, heritage statements, and cultural heritage chapters of Environmental Statements.
  • Provide client advice and support on heritage matters relating to planning, EIA and the development in general.
  • Mentor and provide leadership of more junior staff.
  • Develop and maintain excellent client relationships.
  • Support business development initiatives.

Essential:

  • A good degree qualification in archaeology or related discipline.
  • A track record of successful delivery of archaeology and cultural heritage inputs to EIA, of desk-based assessments and heritage statements.
  • Strong technical skills in archaeology and cultural heritage.
  • Fieldwork experience relevant to the position.
  • Excellent report writing skills.
  • Experience in the design of evaluation and mitigation, the preparation of Written Schemes of Investigation and t procurement and management of contractors.
  • Excellent communication and teamwork skills.
  • Staff management capability.
  • Full, clean driving licence.

Desirable:

  • Experience of historic landscape studies.
  • GIS (ESRI/Mapinfo) skills.
  • Road scheme experience, including a working knowledge of DMRB.

JACOBS is an Equal Opportunities Employer and is committed to the safety and wellbeing of all.

Jacobs Job Search Closing date: Monday 17th October 2016
Senior Archaeologist - based in Scotland (Glasgow or Edinburgh)
JACOBS
Competitive Salary plus Flexible Benefits Package

JACOBS is one of the world’s largest and most diverse providers of technical and management services. We offer a full-spectrum of consultancy support to commercial, government and industrial clients across many sectors.

Our Sustainable Solutions business provides a focus for advising our clients on sustainability issues including renewable energy, low carbon economies, impacts of climate change and waste and resource management. Our environmental capabilities comprise around 700 staff across the UK and Ireland, providing services over the spectrum of environmental specialisms.

We offer our staff opportunities to work on exciting projects across all the market sectors which JACOBS faces world-wide. Over 90% of our work is repeat business, which we achieve by ensuring that we provide a market-leading service to our clients.

To meet our growing UK business needs and future development aspirations we are looking for a Senior Archaeologist.
The successful person will become part of a respected and ambitious company with excellent career prospects and international opportunities.

Primary Responsibilities

You will have relevant experience in the preparation of desk-based assessments or heritage statements and in preparing cultural heritage inputs to all stages of EIA. Infrastructure, in particular highways, and renewable sector experience would be of particular value.

We are seeking strong technical skills along with excellent report writing ability, and you will be a Member of the Institute for Archaeologists. In return, we can offer involvement in a wide range of exciting and often high profile projects, with significant opportunities to develop technical and management skills.

  • Production of desk-based assessments, desk-based surveys and/or heritage statements.
  • Cultural heritage inputs to all stages of EIA.
  • Design of evaluation and mitigation.
  • Procurement and management of contractors.
  • Provide client advice and support on heritage matters relating to planning, EIA and the development in general.
  • Liaise with clients, engineers, other design team members and curators.
  • Develop and maintain excellent client relationships.
  • Support business development initiatives.

Essential:

  • A good degree qualification in archaeology or related discipline. Second/higher degree desirable.
  • Proven record in the delivery of desk-based assessments, desk-based surveys and/or heritage statements.
  • Heritage inputs to EIA.
  • Design of evaluation and mitigation.
  • Procurement and management of contractors.
  • Strong technical skills in cultural heritage, with excellent report writing skills.
  • Excellent communication and teamwork skills.
  • Candidates should be willing to work out of other JACOBS offices in the UK as required.

Desirable:

  • Knowledge of buildings archaeology.
  • Experience of historic landscape studies.
  • GIS (ESRI/Mapinfo) skills.
  • Road scheme experience, including a working knowledge of DMRB HA208/07.
  • Working within multidisciplinary teams.
  • Staff/resource management capability.
  • Driving Licence

JACOBS is an Equal Opportunities Employer and is committed to the safety and wellbeing of all.

Jacobs Job Search Closing date: Monday 17th October 2016
Archaeologist - based in Leeds
JACOBS
Competitive Salary plus Flexible Benefits Package

JACOBS is one of the world’s largest and most diverse providers of technical and management services. We offer a full-spectrum of consultancy support to commercial, government and industrial clients across many sectors.

Our Sustainable Solutions business provides a focus for advising our clients on sustainability issues including renewable energy, low carbon economies, impacts of climate change and waste and resource management. Our environmental capabilities comprise around 700 staff across the UK and Ireland, providing services over the spectrum of environmental specialisms.

We offer our staff opportunities to work on exciting projects across all the market sectors which JACOBS faces world-wide. Over 90% of our work is repeat business, which we achieve by ensuring that we provide a market-leading service to our clients.

To meet our growing UK and worldwide business needs and future development aspirations, JACOBS has a number of outstanding opportunities within Sustainable Solutions business.

We are looking for an archaeologist to join our Heritage Team in Leeds. This role would be suitable for those candidates who are at the early stages of their cultural heritage consultancy career, and who wish to develop their careers further in this exciting field. The successful person will become part of a respected and ambitious company with excellent career prospects and international opportunities.

Key responsibilities of the role will include:

  • Working with the Heritage Team on cultural heritage inputs to EIA.
  • Working on the production of desk-based assessments and heritage statements.
  • Assisting in the design of evaluation and mitigation, procurement and management of contractors.
  • Production of desk-based assessments, desk-based surveys and/or heritage statements.
  • Cultural heritage inputs to all stages of EIA.
  • Design of evaluation and mitigation.
  • Procurement and management of contractors.
  • Provide client advice and support on heritage matters relating to planning, EIA and the development in general.
  • Liaise with clients, engineers, other design team members and curators.
  • Develop and maintain excellent client relationships.
  • Support business development initiatives.

Essential:

  • A good degree qualification in archaeology or related discipline.
  • You will be an Associate member of the Chartered Institute for Archaeologists
  • Experience in the preparation of desk-based assessments and heritage statements.
  • Excellent report writing skills.
  • Excellent communication and teamwork skills.
  • Willing to work out of other JACOBS offices in the UK as required.
  • Full, clean driving licence.

Desirable:

  • Experience of historic landscape studies.
  • Heritage inputs to EIA, including cultural heritage chapters of Environmental Statements.
  • GIS (ESRI/Mapinfo) skills.
  • Working within multidisciplinary teams.

In return, we can offer involvement in a wide range of exciting and often high profile projects, with significant opportunities to develop technical and management skills.

JACOBS is an Equal Opportunities Employer and is committed to the safety and wellbeing of all.

Jacobs Job Search Closing date: Monday 17th October 2016
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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