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ILLUSTRATOR / ASSISTANT ILLUSTRATOR (Andover)
Cotswold Archaeology
£21,164 - £25,800 + (Dependent on experience)
Full time


We are looking for a full-time professional to join our Andover Office as part of our busy Illustration team to produce a full range of high quality illustrations for client reports, publications and 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. This opportunity is open to both experienced archaeological Illustrators, capable of contributing to our delivery programme from day one, and to those with less experience requiring training to develop/enhance illustration skills.

For the Illustrator role, you will have proven expertise in the production of archaeological illustrations, using Adobe Creative Suite, AutoCAD and GIS. You will have excellent communication and time-management skills. Ideally, you will be a member of the CIfA, or be able to demonstrate that you meet the requirements for membership. A higher salary is available for an exceptional candidate bringing additional skills.

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

Dependent upon start date, the Illustrator role may require a few weeks orientation at our offices in Milton Keynes or Kemble before taking up the post in Andover; the Assistant Illustrator role will require up to 6 months on-the-job training at Milton Keynes or Kemble, depending upon experience, before relocating to Andover.

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 Dan Bashford (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 that you meet the essential requirements for either role, please submit a completed application form, CV and covering letter, plus six examples of your archaeological illustrative work, maximum of two to be finds illustrations. (Acceptable forms are digital, links or paper). Submit 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 Thursday 30th August 2018.

Closing date: Thursday 30th August 2018
Project Manager
Allen Archaeology Ltd
£30,280.63 to £33,769.84 p.a.
permanent


We are seeking to appoint an experienced Project Manager to our head office in Lincoln on a permanent basis, subject to successful completion of a 6 month probationary period. We are involved in a number of large, ongoing infrastructure projects in Lincolnshire and experience of working on large civil engineering projects, and/or a willingness to assist the current management team would be an advantage. Assistance with relocation costs may be available.

We currently employ nearly 60 staff, but we retain the ethos of a smaller organisation, particularly in regards to the training and opportunities that we offer. The team are primarily based in Lincoln, for fieldwork projects across the UK, but with a particular focus in the East Midlands and East Anglia. We have regional offices in Preston, Birmingham, Southampton and Cambridge.

The successful candidate will have considerable, proven experience of producing costings and quotations for clients, compiling written schemes of investigation and of managing fieldwork projects through to completion, all on time and within budget. You will be responsible for ensuring that all work is of a quality which meets the requirements of current standards and guidance and will be responsible for line management of members of the field team, contributing to staff training and development.

You will have excellent presentation skills and be able to confidently discuss site works with clients and curatorial archaeologists, and the general public.

The role will involve occasional travel throughout England.

Essential:
• Proven experience of the management and timely delivery of fieldwork projects of all sizes, within agreed budgets
• A relevant archaeological qualification and excellent knowledge of British archaeology
• An understanding of relevant heritage legislation and of current national and regional technical standards and guidance
• The ability to work unsupervised and on your own initiative
• The ability to write clearly and to communicate effectively to a variety of audiences
• A positive outlook with the ability to lead by example and to supervise, manage, motivate and co-ordinate a team both locally and remotely
• Excellent computer literacy and attention to detail
• An understanding of project planning tools
• An inquisitive mind and a courteous and professional manner
• Excellent negotiation skills
• Full and Valid UK Driving License

Desirable:
• Membership of CIfA at MCIfA grade
• A valid CSCS card
• Post-graduate archaeological qualification
• Project Management qualification
• Knowledge of GIS packages, drawing packages, such as AutoCAD and/or Corel Draw
• Working knowledge of databases and resource management tools
• Willingness to make a positive contribution to staff development through mentoring

What we offer:
• Annual company dividend (profit share) to all staff
• A range of formal CPD, RoSPA and IATP accredited training covering aspects of health and safety and people management
• 28 days holiday pro rata, rising after 3 years continuous service
• Full sick pay after a qualifying period
• Occupational pension with employer’s contribution
• Childcare voucher scheme
• Cycle-to-work scheme
• 50% contribution to CIfA membership

Please note that you must submit a completed application form via our on-line system to apply for this role. To apply please download an application form from our website www.allenarchaeology.co.uk once you have completed the form, please follow this link to submit your application https://allenarchaeologyltd.peoplehr.net/Pages/JobBoard/Opening.aspx?v=e.... References will not be approached without permission. Closing date for applications is 16:00 on Friday 17th August 2018 and interviews will be held over the following fortnight.

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

Closing date: Friday 17th August 2018
Project Archaeologists
Allen Archaeology Ltd
£19,470.88–£20,264.84 p.a.
permanent contracts (subject to a 3-month probationary period)


Due to new business demands we are currently offering permanent contracts (subject to a 3-month probationary period), for Project Archaeologists to join our team. You will be based at our head office in Lincoln, and will be working as part of a sizable team of experienced archaeologists and trainees on one of a variety of projects, predominantly in the East Midlands. Our offices are easily accessible by train or bus from Lincoln itself and are located a short distance from the A46.

For ‘home’ based projects (within an hour of the office) you start at our offices and travel to site in one of our vehicles. If that journey takes place before 8am, the travel time to site is paid at time and a half.

For ‘away’ work we pride ourselves on providing comfortable, convenient self-catering accommodation from Monday to Thursday nights. Please note we do not provide weekend accommodation.

In addition to the basic salary you will receive:
• Paid travel time to site for all staff (at OT rates where this means a longer working day)
• Payments to company drivers for all time spent behind the wheel
• Regular overtime available paid at enhanced rates, which can increase net pay significantly
• Enhanced sick pay after a qualifying period
• 28 days holiday pro rata (inclusive of public holidays)
• Occupational pension with employer’s contribution
• Childcare voucher scheme
• Cycle-to-work scheme
• Annual company dividend (profit share) to all staff
• 50% contribution to CIfA membership

Essential:
• At least 3 months experience of UK commercial archaeology
• Basic knowledge of British archaeology
• A good working knowledge of archaeological field practices, including planning by hand using traditional methods
• Enthusiasm and a willingness to work in a team, learn and take instruction
• Fit and capable of undertaking physical work
• A courteous and professional manner

Desirable:
• CSCS card
• Membership of CIfA at PCIfA level
• Previous experience of Leica GPS systems
To apply, please upload your CV and covering letter to our on-line portal https://allenarchaeologyltd.peoplehr.net/Pages/JobBoard/Opening.aspx?v=4.... References will not be approached without permission. Candidates applications will be reviewed upon receipt of their application. Closing date for applications is 16:00 on Friday 31st August 2018.

Closing date: Friday 31st August 2018
Archaeological Consultants & Graduate Archaeological Consultants
ADAS
Competitive
Permanent


With over 75 years’ experience, ADAS has an amazing track record of providing environmental consultancy and research expertise to an enviable range of clients both in the private and public sector. We are a recognised and highly respected leader in the environmental and rural sectors.

ADAS has recently been acquired by the RSK Group Ltd which is one of Europe's leading multidisciplinary environmental consultancies and is ranked 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.
Our Archaeology and Heritage team of consultants provide consultancy and advice to developers across the UK and have extensive experience in providing archaeological and cultural heritage advice and consultancy throughout the planning process, from pre-land acquisition to the discharge of archaeological planning conditions. The successful candidates will join a team of professionals who work closely with colleagues in other disciplines, such as Planning, Landscape and Ecology.

We are looking for Archaeological Consultants and Graduate Archaeological Consultants to work flexibly on a wide variety of archaeological and environmental consultancy contracts in a fast moving, client focussed commercial environment.

A full Job Outline, details of how to apply and what we offer are available here

Closing date: Wednesday 12th September 2018
Junior Built Heritage Consultant
Place Services
up to £22,000
Fixed Term (1 Year)


Location: Based at County Hall, Chelmsford

Place Services is at the forefront of environmental consultancy in the public sector, and integral to our success are our people. The growth of our practice means we now require an outstanding individual to join and support our Historic Environment Team, specialising in built heritage.

This early career post is an excellent opportunity to work alongside our experienced historic building consultants. Initially offered as a fixed term post, there may be opportunity for the contract to be extended.

Responsible to the Historic Environment Manager, and working as part of a friendly multi-disciplinary team with a focus on delivering sustainable development, the post holder will provide support on a range of professional and high quality client focused historic environment services. This will be achieved through the provision of technical and administrative tasks, including assisting consultants, senior consultants and principal consultants in delivery of our diverse range of project work.

The role will require initiative and good communication and negotiation skills. The role will include attendance at client consultation meetings and liaising with partners and external stakeholders.

The post holder will work to support the Historic Environment Manager and Senior Consultants to help realise our on-going commercial success and aspiration for growth. A resourceful and creative collaborator, you will relish the opportunity to develop and share your ideas and expertise, contributing to the collective intelligence of our team.

The role will include a working on diverse range of tasks including:
• Working as an assistant to a local authority conservation officer with an aspiration of developing into the role yourself;
• Assisting with the development and delivery of our Traditional Building Skills and Conservation Courses;
• Input into Heritage Impact Assessments;
• Input to conservation area appraisals, historic environment characterisation;
• Desk based and archival research; and
• Field survey and recording.

The successful candidate will participate in all aspects of the delivery of these services, supported by senior members of our team and with comprehensive training provided.
https://essexcc.taleo.net/careersection/ecc_external/jobdetail.ftl?job=1...

For an informal discussion about the position please call Historic Environment Manager Tim Murphy (0333 032 0847). To view our website: www.placeservices.co.uk

Closing date: Sunday 9th September 2018
Senior Archaeology Consultant
WSP
12 month Fixed Term Contract
Reference: WSP01682


About the Role

At WSP, you’ll find yourself challenged in more fascinating and far-reaching ways than ever before. You’ll explore new and inspiring opportunities to make the most of your expertise, broaden your professional horizons and create exciting new possibilities for people, organisations and society in general.

The appointment of a Senior Consultant is key to the development of our archaeological and heritage team in Birmingham.

You will be expected to provide input to heritage projects from planning and other consent applications, prepare archaeological desk based assessments and EIA chapters. We are particularly interested in candidates that have experience of working on highways and energy schemes, as well as good field work experience including designing together mitigation strategies and WSI’s and monitoring and managing fieldwork programmes.

Preferably, you will have a specialism, skill or area of knowledge that contributes to the development of the team and our wider business. Working together with the Technical Director and the heritage team you will contribute to the strategic development of our developing service line.

A typical week will include:
• Preparation of Written Schemes of Investigation for fieldwork, archaeological and cultural heritage desk-based assessment, DMRB assessments, setting assessments, ES chapters, heritage statements, walk-over surveys, heritage constraint mapping,
• Assisting in archaeological fieldwork management.

About You
We'd love to hear from you if you have:
• BA/BSc Degree in Archaeology
• Relevant postgraduate qualification
• Associate/Member of the Chartered Institute for Archaeology (MCIfA)
• Professional archaeological report writing
• Technical report quality assurance
• Stakeholder and client liaison
• Previous experience in archaeological fieldwork
• Full knowledge of the planning process (including EIA) and fully conversant with the relevant environmental / heritage legislation and guidance
• Proven ability to undertake archaeological assessments using bespoke and industry standard methodologies
• Excellent writing skills
• Full Drivers’ Licence
• Good communicator and team player
• Highly motivated
• Conscientious and efficient approach to work

Desirable
• Strong technical knowledge and skills within a particular area of expertise
• Experience of working on highway and energy projects
• Historic building assessment.

About Us
WSP is one of the world's leading engineering professional services firms providing technical consultancy to the built and natural environment. We believe that for societies to thrive, we must all hold ourselves accountable for tomorrow. For us, that means creating innovative solutions to the challenges the future will bring to the communities and environments where we live and work across the UK.

We are locally dedicated and propelled by international brainpower. We are technical experts and strategic advisors, including engineers, technicians, scientists, architects, planners, surveyors and environmental specialists, as well as other design, programme and construction management professionals. Our experts design lasting solutions in the property & buildings, transportation & infrastructure, environment, industry, resources (including mining, and oil & gas) and power & energy sectors as well as project delivery and strategic consulting services. And safety and sustainability are embedded in everything that we do.

Check out www.wsp.com for more info about the great work we do.

To apply for this role, please follow the below link:
Apply Here

Closing date: Monday 8th October 2018
Archaeology and Heritage Consultant/Senior Consultant
WSP
Reference: WSP01944


Location: Cambridge, Leeds, Manchester, Liverpool, Cardiff, Bristol or Newcastle

About the Role
The appointment of a Senior Consultant is key to the development of our Archaeological and Heritage team. This role can be based in Cambridge, Leeds, Manchester, Liverpool, Cardiff, Bristol or Newcastle.
You will be expected to provide input to heritage projects from planning and other consent applications, prepare archaeological desk based assessments and EIA chapters.
We are particularly interested in candidates that have experience of working on highways and energy schemes, as well as good field work experience including designing together mitigation strategies and WSI’s and monitoring and managing fieldwork programmes.
Preferably, you will have a specialism, skill or area of knowledge that contributes to the development of the team and our wider business. Working together with the Technical Director and the heritage team you will contribute to the strategic development of our developing service line.

A typical week will include:
• Preparation of Written Schemes of Investigation for fieldwork, archaeological and cultural heritage desk-based assessment, DMRB assessments, setting assessments, ES chapters, heritage statements, walk-over surveys, heritage constraint mapping,
• Assisting in archaeological fieldwork management.

About You
We'd love to hear from you if you have:
• BA/BSc Degree in Archaeology
• Relevant postgraduate qualification
• Associate/Member of the Chartered Institute for Archaeology (MCIfA)
• Professional archaeological report writing
• Technical report quality assurance
• Stakeholder and client liaison
• Previous experience in archaeological fieldwork
• Full knowledge of the planning process (including EIA) and fully conversant with the relevant environmental / heritage legislation and guidance
• Proven ability to undertake archaeological assessments using bespoke and industry standard methodologies
• Excellent writing skills
• Full Drivers’ Licence
• Good communicator and team player
• Highly motivated
• Conscientious and efficient approach to work
Desirable
• Strong technical knowledge and skills within a particular area of expertise
• Experience of working on highway and energy projects
• Historic building assessment.

About Us
WSP is one of the world's leading engineering professional services firms providing technical consultancy to the built and natural environment. We believe that for societies to thrive, we must all hold ourselves accountable for tomorrow. For us, that means creating innovative solutions to the challenges the future will bring to the communities and environments where we live and work across the UK.
We are locally dedicated and propelled by international brainpower. We are technical experts and strategic advisors, including engineers, technicians, scientists, architects, planners, surveyors and environmental specialists, as well as other design, programme and construction management professionals. Our experts design lasting solutions in the property & buildings, transportation & infrastructure, environment, industry, resources (including mining, and oil & gas) and power & energy sectors as well as project delivery and strategic consulting services. And safety and sustainability are embedded in everything that we do.
Check out www.wsp.com for more info about the great work we do.

To apply for this role, please follow the below link:
Apply Here

Closing date: Thursday 13th September 2018
Historic Environment Record Officer
Hertfordshire County Council
£26,470 – £29,055 p.a.
37 hours per week – Full time Permanent
Reference: HCC10500


Hertfordshire County Council is a leading local authority with a highly regarded Natural, Historic and Built Environment Advisory Service. This is your chance to be part of a busy, professional team which provides high quality historic environment information, interpretation and advice to a range of customers and stakeholders. You will be responsible for maintaining the Hertfordshire Historic Environment Record to the highest professional standards and using it to provide information and advice to customers and colleagues.

The role requires someone who has:
*Recognised relevant post graduate diploma, masters or honours degree or equivalent relevant experience
*Excellent ICT skills, including Microsoft applications, G.I.S. and EXEGESIS Historic Buildings, Sites and Monuments Records database (HBSMR)
*Good working knowledge of British archaeology and awareness of relevant national policy and legislation relating to the historic environment
*Knowledge and understanding of the statutory responsibilities of other public and private sector organisations

Benefits:
*Flexible working arrangements
*Excellent Career Development
*Excellent pension scheme with employer contributions
*Discounts on everyday shopping/holidays/entertainment/leisure along with cashback with our Herts Rewards Scheme
*Support Groups
*Occupational maternity / paternity and adoption pay
*Excellent Wellbeing schemes

This is an exciting opportunity for a self-motivated, enthusiastic person with the ability to manage a demanding and varied workload. If you think you have what is required and you are ready for a challenging yet rewarding role then please apply now.

For an informal discussion about this role please contact Andy Instone on 01992 555241.

To apply, please go to https://www.hertfordshire.gov.uk/statweb/talentlink/details.aspxnPosting...

Interview date: w/c 3rd September 2018.

Closing date: Monday 27th August 2018
SENIOR PROJECT MANAGERS
Oxford Archaeology
£29,189 to £38,298 (based on experience)
Permanent


Location: Cambridge

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 projects, and can offer real opportunities for long term employment and career development. We have offices in Oxford, Lancaster and Cambridge and we are a registered heritage charity.

OA East
OA East is based in Cambridge and continues to expand and develop its portfolio of important archaeological work. We deliver major fieldwork projects in the East of England from the Thames to the Humber and we also work in partnership with the company’s other regional offices on major programmes elsewhere in the UK. We take pride in Oxford Archaeology’s ethos of professionalism in commercial delivery and academic rigour in our published output and at OA East we wish to employ and develop managers in a team where a variety of experience and skills across both of these areas are encouraged and developed. We hope to appoint individuals who can manage both fieldwork and post-excavation programmes with equal capacity and who can bring archaeological expertise that strengthens both the projects in their portfolio and the management team ’s breath of expertise as a whole.

Position
We are seeking to appoint Senior Project Managers to join our highly successful and respected office at OA East in Cambridge. The work is challenging and varied, with the opportunity to manage exciting projects of national and international importance, and work as part of a large team of multi-disciplinary professionals. Experience on infrastructure projects and in overseeing or delivering post-excavation programmes to completion would also be advantageous. The successful candidates will report to the OA East Regional Manager.

Whether you are just starting out in project management or have many years of experience we would like to hear from you. OA East’s existing Senior Project Managers have a wealth of expertise and our philosophy of team working and mentoring creates an environment where staff at all stages of their careers can grow and make the most of the amazing opportunities on offer. If you are looking for career advancement and a challenging and satisfying working environment this is the role for you.

This is a full time role based in our Cambridge office.

Position requirements:
• Expert general knowledge and understanding of archaeology, particularly British archaeology, and the principles, practices, procedures and processes relevant to archaeological investigations.
• Thorough knowledge and understanding of current legislation, related policies, issues of practice and strategies for reducing risks in the area of health and safety, as it relates to archaeological investigations and practice.
• Ability to manage archaeological investigations from small to large scale projects and of all levels of complexity, and undertake the full range of investigation tasks and techniques.
• Thorough knowledge and understanding of project management procedures, and the ability to undertake project management competently and with confidence, and use project management tools (including the use of spreadsheets and other relevant software).
• Understanding of the various forms of contract (e.g. NEC3, JCT, ICE) under which archaeological investigations may be implemented.
• Well-developed analytical and report writing skills, with a good publication record, to ensure that the investigation primary data and subsequent interpretative data are presented accurately and appropriately.
• Ability to pass on one’s expertise to others including less experienced staff, colleagues, the general public and/or other professionals.
• Well-developed and effective communication skills, including negotiation skills, specifically with clients, stakeholders, staff, management, and colleagues.
• Ability to manage the performance and development of teams or individuals, including allocation of duties, monitor and assess performance, and provide feedback, guidance and training appropriately. This includes the ability to deal with poor performance appropriately.
• Understand and operate according to the principles and practices related to continuous improvement, equal opportunity, team building, leadership, and motivating staff and how these relate to the importance of human resource development and organisational effectiveness.
• Ability to understand and adhere to the organisational structure and lines of accountability relevant to this post and to any specific project.
• Demonstrate a flexible approach and a willingness to innovate.
• Ability to drive.

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

In return, we offer an exciting range of employee benefits.
Employee benefits:
• Competitive salary £29,189 to £38,298 (appointments will be made on the basis of demonstrated ability, previous experience and CIfA membership if appropriate).
• 36 days holiday (including statutory holidays and concessionary days at Christmas).
• Local government pension scheme (LGPS).
• Training 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).
• Childcare vouchers.
• Cycle to work scheme.

If you would like to discuss the role and opportunities on offer please contact in complete confidence Paul Spoerry (Regional Manager, OA East), via email paul.spoerry [at] oxfordarch.co.uk or via telephone on 01223 850550.

If you would like to join the team responsible for some of the most exciting archaeological projects in the UK and be part of a respected and established organisation at the forefront of British archaeology please apply by completing an application form, available from:

http://oxfordarchaeology.com/jobapplication

Alternatively, you can post your completed application form to:
Human Resources
Oxford Archaeology
Janus House
Osney Mead
Oxford
OX2 0ES

Please enclose a CV and covering letter with your application.

Closing Date: Sunday 2nd September 2018
Interviews on: 13th and 14th September 2018

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

Registered Charity No. 285627; Company Registration No. 1618597

Closing date: Sunday 2nd September 2018
Historic Environment Assistant (Strategy & Advice)
Norfolk County Council
£17,681 - £18,672 per annum (Scale D)
Permanent contract - 37 hours per week
Reference: 34164 CEPE

Location: Gressenhall Farm & Workhouse
Vacancy Description: Union House, Gressenhall

Are you an enthusiastic, dynamic and proactive individual looking to take their career in historic environment to the next level? Do you want to work with an innovative, vibrant and forward looking team? Are you passionate about historic environment and do you want to work in protecting it through working with the planning system?

If you enjoy working in a fast paced environment, with a high performing team, prioritising workloads to hit deadlines and dealing with a wide range of people including members of the public and other local government professionals we would like to hear from you.

As Historic Environment Assistant (Strategy & Advice) you will work within the planning system, liaising with planners and developers and examining lists of planning applications for historic environment implications. You will also be able to input into advice given to planners and developers.

Pay will be in line with CIfA recommended salaries. The successful candidate will be supported to attain the skills and competence required for Practitioner grade membership of CIfA, through an individual training plan.

For an informal discussion regarding this vacancy please contact Andy Hutcheson, Environment Manager (Green infrastructure Strategy and Advice) on 01603 222767.

We would like to make you aware that priority consideration for this post may be given to current employees who are affected by restructure within the organisation or are in a redeployment position.

To view further information regarding the vacancy please click on the link below:
34164 CEPE Information Pack 08-18.doc

Redeployment closing date: 8 August 2018
All other applicants closing date: 19 August 2018

Closing date: Sunday 19th August 2018
Trainee Archaeologists, Archaeologists and Experienced Archaeologists
Cotswold Archaeology
Pay scales £19,078 – £21,164 (dependent on experience)
Permanent and fixed-term (six-month) contracts available


Location: Cirencester, Andover, Exeter and Milton Keynes Offices projects across central/southern England

Cotswold Archaeology is again on the lookout for promising, talented and experienced archaeologists to play critical roles in delivering our ever growing portfolio of projects. We are currently working on urban and rural projects across southern and central England, with all periods of British prehistory and history covered in our work.

With over 100 archaeologists in the field and plans to for continued growth, we are looking for archaeologists with all levels of experience, from trainee graduates to those with several years of field experience.

Outreach activities are embedded in all the work we do. There may be opportunities for your time and efforts to be paid in supporting our existing community activities and we champion our colleagues to develop their own community-focused projects.

The Package

Along with a starting salary well above the CIfA minimum, we offer a highly competitive benefits package including:
• A generous lieu scheme operated for all driving time, and time spent in excess of 45 minutes each way as a passenger, outside of the normal 7.5 hour working day (accumulate up to 10 days additional lieu time annually)
• 30 days annual leave (including statutory holidays)
• Generous pension and life assurance schemes
• Our award-winning Training Programme and other CPD opportunities
• Paid CIfA membership subscription (following qualifying period)
• Employee Assistance Programme

The Details

For all posts possession of a current and valid CSCS Card is essential. A trainee CSCS card can be acquired for those on a trainee contract. Membership of the CIfA at PCIfA level is desirable, as is a full driving licence.

Please note all pay scales quoted are annual equivalents based on a 37.5 hour week.

Trainee Archaeologists (£19,078)
Like many of those that join our award-winning trainee archaeologist programme you might be a recent graduate with a degree or masters in a relevant subject, or you may have graduated some time ago but never realised your ambitions to enter the profession.

Our trainee programme has been developed with the flexibility to respond to a wide variety of individual’s education and work experience. The training includes all the core skills required to be effective as an Archaeologist including; excavation, drawing, photography and sampling. In the past 3 years, over 40 trainees have successfully completed our programme. You will begin with a 6 month contact, which should be ample time to complete your training and on successful completion of your training log you will be offered promotion to Archaeologist.

Archaeologists (£19,733 - £20,642)
Ideally, candidates for the post of Archaeologist will be able to demonstrate their competence in core fieldwork skills through provision of a completed Archaeology Skills Passport (http://www.archaeologyskills.co.uk/project/core-skills/) or similar training log provided by another employer, and completed during previous experience working for commercial British archaeological practices.

Your core skills and experience should include manual excavation and recording of archaeological features, and the recovery of artefacts or samples. You should also be able to complete stratigraphic matrices, photograph archaeological features and sites, use tapes to record measurements accurately, compose accurate measured drawings and take levels.

Experienced Archaeologists (£21,164)
We are also looking for more experienced field archaeologists to assist our Supervisors with the training and mentoring of Trainee Archaeologists and with machine supervision. Candidates with demonstrable and considerable commercial archaeological fieldwork experience, who can provide documented evidence of their proficiency both in core fieldwork skills and machine supervision/watching brief, staff training/development and an aptitude for GPS survey will be eligible for the higher starting salary. In date training in the use of CAT and Genny equipment is also desirable.

How to apply

You can access detailed role descriptions, person specifications and an application form at www.cotswoldarchaeology.co.uk; please submit a completed application form, CV and covering letter, including complete contact details of two referees with recent first hand knowledge of your fieldwork ability. Please state clearly which position you are applying for, whether you are interested in a permanent or fixed-term contract, and at which office you would wish to be based.

Email careers [at] cotswoldarchaeology.co.uk or post to HR Department, Cotswold Archaeology, Building 11, Kemble Enterprise Park, Cirencester, GL7 6BQ.

Closing date: 1pm, Tuesday 28th August, though recruitment will commence as soon as possible.

Closing date: Tuesday 28th August 2018
Heritage Consultant/Senior Heritage Consultant – Flexible Location
Arcadis
Highly competitive salary


The Exciting Opportunity
If you’re looking for a role as a Heritage Consultant, and are ambitious to achieve your career potential, read on. Arcadis are looking for a heritage professional with archaeological and historic buildings experience to join our Cultural Heritage team based in one of our offices across the UK. The successful candidate will be joining our busy Cultural Heritage team within the Arcadis Environmental Planning group. We have requirements for a Consultant level and Senior Consultant level Heritage Consultant.

Overview of the Role:
You will be working as part of multi-disciplinary teams with a range of other environmental specialists and supported by our excellent EIA co-ordination team. Much of the work that our team produces is EIA based and we also work on a number of Nationally Significant Infrastructure Projects that follow the DCO consenting route.

The types of projects Arcadis are currently involved in include large scale infrastructure projects with complex and exciting heritage requirements, large scale mixed use development schemes for both private and public clients, heritage advice on public realm and masterplanning projects in areas with highly sensitive historic environment receptors including conservation areas, listed buildings and world heritage sites. We also work on major transport projects including road schemes where we provide specialist heritage advice to both Highways England and the Welsh Government.

Arcadis has a strong commitment to developing our people and for the successful candidate we’ll make sure you get the experience and personalised learning support you need to take your career as far as you want it to go.

Your Day-to-Day:
• Production of desk-based assessments, Environmental Statement chapters, heritage impact assessments, statements of significance and other documents
• Developing archaeological mitigation strategies
• Project Management – all aspects including technical, quality, commercial and health and safety
• Engagement with clients, consultees and stakeholders
• Provision of heritage advise to clients, project managers and colleagues
• Engage and manage archaeological and historic building sub-contractors to carry out archaeological fieldwork and historic building recording
• Producing tenders.
• Providing support and training to junior team members

What You have to Offer:
Essential:
• Relevant first degree
• Experience of working in heritage consultancy or a comparable role in the heritage sector
• Wide-ranging knowledge of the Historic Environment
• Knowledge and experience of GIS
• Detailed knowledge of UK Heritage legislation and planning policy
• Demonstrable experience of producing Desk-based Assessments, Environmental Statements and Heritage Impact Assessments
• Knowledge and experience of historic buildings assessment
• Commercial awareness and experience of tendering
• Project management experience
• Full driving licence

Desirable:
• A second degree in relevant field
• Associate Membership of the CIfA or in the process of up-grading
• First Aider
• CSCS card holder
• Experience of working on Nationally Significant Infrastructure Projects.

Why Arcadis:
Arcadis is the leading global natural and built asset design and consultancy firm working in partnership with our clients to deliver exceptional and sustainable outcomes through the application of design, consultancy, engineering, project and management services. ARCADIS differentiates through its talented and passionate people and its unique combination of capabilities covering the whole asset life cycle, its deep market sector insights and its ability to integrate health, safety and sustainability into the design and delivery of solutions across the globe. We are 28,000 people that generate €2.5 billion in revenues. We support UN-Habitat with knowledge and expertise to improve the quality of life in rapidly growing cities around the world. Please visit:www.arcadis.com.

What We Offer:
We offer a dynamic challenging job with international focus in a pleasant working climate, attention to education and a competitive remuneration package reflecting the seniority of the role. You will have a great deal of responsibility with endless opportunity for impact and freedom for initiatives. Given the international spread of the business a certain level of flexibility in working hours is important.

We offer a fantastic working environment where you own your destiny and will be encouraged to forge a successful career. In addition, we offer some excellent benefits, such as:

For some levels, PMI and Income Protection is paid for
Highly competitive salary
Annual holiday allowance, plus the option to buy and sell
One of the best contributory pensions in the industry, Pension matched to 8%
Interest free Season Ticket Loan
Flexible Benefits Allowance, with the option of spending this on:
Private Medical Insurance
Cycle to work scheme
Childcare vouchers
And Lots more!
Annual Professional Subscription Paid
Life Assurance
Enhanced Maternity and Paternity Leave
Long Term Service Awards
Discretionary Bonus
Refer a Friend Scheme that rewards you for every successful introduction you make
Opportunity to invest in the Arcadis staff discounted share scheme

Please follow the link below to apply.

https://arcadisnv.taleo.net/careersection/arc_external/jobdetail.ftl?job...

Closing date: Wednesday 5th September 2018
Registered Finds Specialist
MOLA
£25,000 - £28,050 (depending upon experience)
Permanent-Full time (37.5 hours per week)


Location: London

The Role
We are looking to recruit a highly motivated and experienced registered finds specialist to join our expanding finds team. The successful candidate will have extensive knowledge of of registered finds of all types and periods found in London and the surrounding regions. Excellent identification skills and a proven record of publication to a high standard in this area of expertise are also vital to this role.
This post offers the opportunity to collaborate with a team of highly qualified specialists in all areas of artefact and ecofact analysis on a wide range of projects. Work would be undertaken on material mainly from London, southern and central England and in particular from current infrastructure projects and other developer-led excavations. An ability to work within tight timescales and to highly specified briefs is essential.

The Candidate
Applicants must have a degree in archaeology or a related subject and have at least two years’ experience in identifying and reporting on registered finds assemblages. Relevant European commercial experience will also be considered and we welcome applications from EU Citizens. All applicants must have the right to work in the UK without restrictions, and proof of eligibility will be required prior to commencement. Candidates should demonstrate an ability to work well within large teams and independently.

Essential Criteria include:
• Proven finds identification skills
• A minimum of 2 years’ experience of registered finds analysis
• Publication record relating to this area of expertise
• Knowledge of British archaeology
• Excellent writing and research skills: the ability to synthesise ideas from a range of sources and data to present ideas and arguments as written text
• General understanding and awareness of current research within the specialism
• A degree in archaeology or a related subject
• Understanding of Health and Safety issues in archaeology

Desirable Criteria include:
• Post-graduate qualification in finds work or a related subject
• Membership of CIFA
• Experience of working in a commercial environment

Employee Benefits:
We offer a range of benefits to our employees including the following:
• 22 days annual leave (plus bank holidays), pro-rata, rising based on service length
• Company pension scheme
• Life Assurance and Sickness Income Protection Policies
• Free health care cash plan (including dependent children)
• Employee Assistance Programme
• Payment of relevant professional memberships e.g. CIFA
• Cycle Scheme
• Childcare voucher scheme
• Season interest-free travel loan

We are committed to mentoring and training staff at all levels in order to develop individual capability and enhance career prospects. We offer a highly competitive salary and a generous benefits package.

For more information about the role and to apply, please download the full job description and application form at www.mola.org.uk/about-us/careers

Please note:
• Applications without an application form will not be considered.
• When completing the application form, please state which position you are applying for.

Applications should be submitted electronically to recruitment [at] mola.org.uk

The closing date for the vacancy is Sunday 2nd September at 23:59.

All applicants must have the right to work in the UK without restrictions. Proof of eligibility will be required prior to commencement.

MOLA promotes diversity and equality of opportunity at all levels, and welcomes applications from people regardless of sex, race, disability, sexual orientation, age, or religion or belief.

Closing date: Sunday 2nd September 2018
Appointment of a Chair (Welsh Essential) and Commissioners (Two Posts)
Royal Commission on the Ancient and Historical Monuments of Wales


Comisiwn Brenhinol Henebion Cymru

Penodi Cadeirydd (Cymraeg yn hanfodol) a Chomisiynwyr (Dwy Swydd)

Cadeirydd: £198 y diwrnod (a chostau Teithio a Chynhaliaeth) am ymrwymiad amser o ryw 15 diwrnod y flwyddyn Comisiynwyr: £198 y diwrnod (a chostau Teithio a Chynhaliaeth) am ymrwymiad amser o ryw 10 diwrnod y flwyddyn.

Mae Comisiwn Brenhinol yn wasanaeth archifo ac archwilio cenedlaethol annibynnol unigryw i Gymru, ac mae’n ymroi i gofnodi a dehongli'n hamgylchedd hanesyddol cyfoethog mewn ffordd awdurdodol.

Rydym yn chwilio am Gadeirydd a fydd yn gallu cynnig arweiniad strategol a meithrin perthynas gadarnhaol ag amrywiaeth eang o randdeiliaid, a dau Gomisiynydd sydd â chryn brofiad neu arbenigedd ar lefel uwch/strategol mewn pensaernïaeth yr ugeinfed ganrif neu dreftadaeth forol. I gael rhagor o fanylion ac i wneud cais, ewch i http://llyw.cymru/penodiadaucyhoeddus neu os oes gennych unrhyw ymholiadau, anfonwch e-bost at PenodiadauCyhoeddus [at] llyw.cymru.

Dyddiad Cau: 16 Medi 2018

Royal Commission on the Ancient and Historical Monuments of Wales

Appointment of a Chair (Welsh Essential) and Commissioners (Two Posts)

Chair: £198 per day (plus T&S) for a time commitment of c. 15 days/year

Commissioners: £198 per day (plus T&S) for a time commitment of c. 10 days/year.

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

We are looking for a Chair who can provide strategic guidance and build positive relationships with a wide range of stakeholders, and two Commissioners who have significant expertise at a senior/strategic level in twentieth-century architecture or maritime heritage. For further details and to apply go to http://wales.gov.uk/publicappointments or for queries email publicappointments [at] gov.wales.

Closing date: Sunday 16th September 2018
Archaeology and Heritage Consultant or Senior Archaeology and Heritage Consultant
JBA Consulting
Senior Grade
Full time


We (www.jbaconsulting.com) are seeking to recruit a Senior Archaeology and Heritage Consultant or Archaeology and Heritage Consultant on a permanent basis to our expanding Archaeology and Heritage team. The role will be based in our office at World Heritage Site of Saltaire, Shipley on a full-time basis, although alternative office locations and working hours may be considered for the right candidate. An appointment at the Senior grade will be made with an expectation that a greater level of responsibility will be taken for project management and strategic business development.

As part of our dynamic environment and planning team, you will have the opportunity to work on exciting and varied across the public and private sectors. Our environment team has a national remit which will provide the successful candidate with an interesting and challenging workload. As a rapidly growing business stream within the organisation you will be able to influence the development of a quality focussed service. We work across the historic environment and projects will encompass archaeology, historic buildings and historic landscapes.

You will be supporting the Principal Archaeologist in the delivery of planning related heritage work including the completion of research and field visits, the preparation of DBAs, WSIs, ES chapters and other advice, contributing to project solutions and stakeholder liaison. There will also be opportunities to contribute to business development, supervision of fieldwork and mentoring staff and QA of reports (at Senior grade)

You may have private sector consultancy experience already or be moving from a public sector or commercial fieldwork role and looking for new and exciting challenges. You will have an aptitude for learning, excellent communication skills and be able to work effectively as part of a team and independently. We value professional accreditation and candidates should be an Associate or Member of CIfA and/or IHBC or willing to work to towards accreditation.

Core Skills and Experience

  • A degree in Archaeology, Heritage Management or other relevant subject, or equivalent experience

  • Demonstrable experience in the commercial archaeology and heritage sector

  • Experience of preparing, or making significant contributions to, archaeological and heritage reports, preferably including desk-based assessments, Heritage Statements, ES chapters and WSIs

  • Understanding of the UK planning system and key legislation, policy and guidance

  • Experience of assessing and working with archaeology, historic buildings and historic landscapes

  • Excellent written and oral communication skills, with experience of talking to a variety of audiences

  • Ability to work effectively independently and within teams

  • Membership of CIfA and/or IHBC at Associate level or above, or willingness to become accredited

  • Driving licence

Desirable Skills and Experience

  • Knowledge and understanding of geoarchaeology and palaeoenvironmental archaeology

  • Knowledge and understanding of marine and inter tidal heritage issues

  • Supervision and oversight of archaeological fieldwork

  • Tendering and business development including the preparation of fee proposals and project costs

  • Experience of assessing effects on the setting of heritage assets

Further information and application process:

For an informal discussion about the role please contact Kirsten Holland - t: 01274 714269

To apply for the post, applications should be made using the standard JBA Group Job Application Form and returned along with your CV and covering letter. Application form can be found at: https://www.jbaconsulting.com/work-for-us/careers/

No unsolicited CVs from Agencies please.

Closing date: Friday 31st August 2018
Community Archaeologist
Kent County Council
£28,413 pro rata
Fixed Term for 4 Years, Part Time, 22.2 hours per week
Reference: 18002627


Location: Shoreham, Kent

Play a key role in conserving, exploring and helping people enjoy the cultural heritage of the Darent Valley. This is a beautiful rural landscape lying within and beside the Kent Downs Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty (AONB), but just 14 miles from central London. Working from a converted barn on a rural farm, you will be part of a multi-disciplinary team of five staff delivering ‘Samuel Palmer’s Earthly Paradise’ - The Darent Valley Landscape Partnership Scheme (DVLPS).

This innovative scheme is led by the Kent Downs AONB Unit and funded by the Heritage Lottery Fund (HLF), European Regional Development Fund (ERDF) and other scheme partners. It brings together a range of organisations to promote, support and deliver an integrated and sustainable approach to landscape and heritage management. This will be achieved through advocacy, development of partnerships and delivery of an integrated suite of projects to enhance and protect the landscape and its heritage, improve access, raise capacity in partners and the local community, increase community engagement and celebrate the landscape.

Your role will be to lead on the delivery of the ‘Historic Darent Valley’ programme as well as using your skills and knowledge to support other members of the DVLPS team ensuring the full integration of projects across all programmes.

This post is considered by KCC to be a customer-facing position. The Council therefore has a statutory duty under Part 7 of the Immigration Act (2016) to ensure that post holders have a command of spoken English/Welsh sufficient for the effective performance of the job requirements. The appropriate standards are set out in the Job Description/Person Specification.

For further information on this role please contact Rick Bayne on 01634 242826.

To apply please visit https://kenthrbc.referrals.selectminds.com/jobs/community-archaeologist-... to complete an online application form

For an informal discussion or should you require any further information, please contact Rick Bayne on 01634 242826.

Interview date: 11 September 2018

Closing date: Tuesday 28th August 2018
Events Manager
CIfA
Starting at £25,750 and progressing to £30,385 pro rata plus 6% pension contribution
Permanent - 22.5 to 30 hours per week by arrangement


We are looking to recruit an Events Manager to manage our varied programme of conferences and events. The Events Manager will be responsible for the development, organisation, and marketing of the Chartered Institute’s programme of internal and external events and will work with senior staff to develop and improve these.

The Chartered Institute for Archaeologists is the leading professional institute representing archaeologist in the UK and overseas. We champion professionalism in archaeology, setting and monitoring professional standards and promoting best practice. We have just over 3800 individual members and 80 organisations on our register. We received our Royal Charter in 2014 and since then have seen a growth in our membership and profile. We are therefore keen to develop our events programme to support our aims and to maximise on the opportunities open to us.

You will have had previous experience of successfully running and developing a variety of small and large scale professional events, with a proven track record of maintaining a good working relationship with clients, delegates and colleagues. Ideally you will have had experience of working with professional institutes and with volunteers and have membership of a relevant professional body.

You can download the full job description and person specification at https://www.archaeologists.net/news/events-manager-job-vacancy-1533125264

To apply, please send us a cover letter explaining your experience and how you meet the job description and person specification, along with a copy of your CV to lianne.birney [at] archaeologists.net. Closing date for applications is 5pm on Monday 20 August. Interviews are expected to take place in the week commencing 3 September.

For an informal discussion about the post, please contact Alex Llewellyn at alex.llewellyn [at] archaeologists.net

Closing date: Monday 20th August 2018
Graduate trainees
Oxford Archaeology
£16,883 - £17,894


Location: Opportunities in Cambridge, Oxford and Lancaster

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 have inducted over 100 trainees into the programme since early 2014, and many of them are still working for us, now as experienced excavators and supervisors.

OA East
OA East has a busy programme into the Autumn and we are looking for experienced staff to join our field teams at all levels. We have field projects underway on rural sites across the East of England and we are particularly interested in candidates based in Cambridgeshire and Essex where we are currently excavating neolithic, Iron Age and Roman period remains, with work on rural Saxon settlement also due to start shortly. We also have some 'away' deployments in both Norfolk and Suffolk and candidates based in those areas or wishing to be deployed there with accommodation should also consider applying.

OA South
OA-South has a full and exciting work programme for the coming months with a range of both rural and urban sites covering a variety of different time periods. We have local projects in and around Oxfordshire and neighbouring counties, and for those who like to see different parts of the country we also have opportunities in Kent, Dorset, Leicestershire and Gloucestershire amongst others. Highlights include Iron Age and Roman settlements and landscapes, a city-centre excavation of complex stratiphied medieval deposits, prehistoric landscapes, and possibly some burials.

OA North
OA North has an exciting programme of work in the North West and Midlands, with sites that range from a large prehistoric enclosure with associated ritual and/or settlement activity to excavation of some of the workers' housing reported on by Engels in his damning late 19th century report on living conditions for factory workers.

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.

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

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 be offered a 12 week contract (37.5 hours per week) on the starting salary level, with a twelve week extension, at the higher salary level (subject to availability of work) to allow completion of the Training Programme. Staff who successfully complete the scheme will, subject to the availability of work, be offered permanent contracts at Archaeologist level.

Employee benefits:
• Salary range £16,883 - £17,894
• 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.
• Free transport from regional offices to sites.
• High quality personal protective equipment (inc. full breathable 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:

Human Resources
Oxford Archaeology
Janus House
Osney Mead
Oxford
OX2 0ES

Applications will be considered on receipt.

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 2nd September 2018
FIELD ARCHAEOLOGISTS AND ASSISTANT SUPERVISORS
Oxford Archaeology
up to £20,200


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.

OA East
OA East has a busy programme into the Autumn and we are looking for experienced staff to join our field teams at all levels. We have field projects underway on rural sites across the East of England and we are particularly interested in candidates based in Cambridgeshire and Essex where we are currently excavating neolithic, Iron Age and Roman period remains, with work on rural Saxon settlement also due to start shortly. We also have some 'away' deployments in both Norfolk and Suffolk and candidates based in those areas or wishing to be deployed there with accommodation should also consider applying.

OA South
OA South has a full and exciting work programme for the coming months with a range of both rural and urban sites covering a variety of different time periods. We have local projects in and around Oxfordshire and neighbouring counties, and for those who like to see different parts of the country we also have opportunities in Kent, Dorset, Leicestershire and Gloucestershire amongst others. Highlights include Iron Age and Roman settlements and landscapes, a city-centre excavation of complex stratiphied medieval deposits, prehistoric landscapes, and possibly some burials.

OA North
OA North has an exciting programme of work in the North West and Midlands, with sites that range from a large prehistoric enclosure with associated ritual and/or settlement activity to excavation of some of the workers' housing reported on by Engels in his damning late 19th century report on living conditions for factory workers.

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

Successful candidates will normally 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 £18,800 to £19,270 in line with CIfA salary 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 £19,607 - £20,200 in line with CIfA salary 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 and matrix building.
• 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.
• Free transport from regional offices to sites.
• High quality personal protective equipment (inc. full breathable 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:
Human Resources
Oxford Archaeology
Janus House
Osney Mead
Oxford
OX2 0ES

Applications will be considered on receipt.

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 2nd September 2018
Traineeship – Survey & Recording
Historic Environment Scotland
£17,500 per annum
Fixed Term (up to 18 months) - Full time (37 hours per week)


Are you interested in Scotland’s past – its archaeology, buildings, history and landscapes? Historic Environment Scotland (HES) is looking for a trainee to join its Survey & Recording Group for up to 18 months, to work as part of a team recording archaeological monuments and landscapes, old buildings and industrial sites.
If you are someone who is keen to take your first steps into a career in archaeology or historic buildings recording and you have little or no previous work experience or qualifications in the subject, our traineeship would be a fantastic opportunity for you.

About the traineeship
You will learn how to understand historic remains and structures, how to produce surveys and drawings, and how to put the information you create into the National Record of the Historic Environment. You will be trained in how to use modern survey equipment and how to work with digital information. At the centre of what you will learn is how we look at our surroundings to learn about the past, how to record that, and how to make what we learn accessible to everyone.

The post is based in Edinburgh but you will also work as part of a team undertaking a wide range of survey and recording activities throughout Scotland. The work can be physically demanding at times and will involve working outside in all weathers, which may include living/working away from home for up to a week at a time.
As part of the traineeship, you will work towards a National Vocational Qualification Level 3 in Archaeological Practice and you will become eligible to apply for Practitioner-level membership of the Chartered Institute for Archaeologists. The training and experience you gain will be valuable when applying for jobs in professional archaeology or historic buildings recording.

About you
You will be able to demonstrate that you:

• can communicate well with others
• are a team player
• have an interest in Scotland’s past
• are interested in a career in archaeology, historic building recordings, or a related field.

The traineeship is an opportunity that we’ve designed as part of our Year of Young People programme and has been created for an entry level, non-graduate candidate with no previous qualifications in this area and who is starting out with a little, or no, previous work experience in the type of things we do. You’ll have SCQF Level 6 (Highers) in English and Maths or equivalent qualifications

How to apply
Click here to visit our website and complete an online application form. Please submit your completed application by the closing date stated above. Within two weeks of the closing date, we will contact you to advise if we would like you to attend an interview.
If you have any questions about this opportunity, please contact Robin Turner, Head of Survey & Recording: robin.turner [at] hes.scot / 0131 651 6757.

What we offer

We welcome applications from all nationalities, ensuring that they have the right to work in the UK, and applying for a job with us could open the door to a unique work environment. It could also give you job satisfaction and excellent development opportunities, plus a competitive salary, 25 days paid holidays (rising to 30 days after 5 years’ service) and 11.5 public holidays a year – pro rata for part time staff.

In addition we offer a great benefits package to our employees which includes:

• flexible working hours (where appropriate)
• special leave
• maternity/paternity leave
• adoption leave
• childcare vouchers
• reimbursement for relevant professional subscriptions
• support for further education and personal development
• study leave for work related courses
• access to a learning resource centre

Health and welfare
We offer you access to:

• our Employee Assistance Programme – for confidential advice and counselling
• an occupational sick pay scheme
• discounts at some local authority leisure facilities
• interest free loans for bicycles and annual travel passes (see ‘season ticket’ below)
• reasonable adjustments when needed, as part of our Equalities policy

Staff discounts
You will receive:

• free entry to all of our properties (with up to three guests)
• free entry to English Heritage, Manx and Cadw properties
• 20% off purchases in our retail outlets

Season tickets
You can receive an advance to help with the cost of buying an annual season ticket for travel between home and work. The advance is then repaid from your salary over the life of the season ticket. Available to all permanent and fixed-term staff.

Closing date: Friday 17th August 2018
Assistant Archaeological Geophysicist
Magnitude Surveys Ltd
£19,000 - £21,000 per annum
Fixed Term 3 month contract with potential for permanent position


Magnitude Surveys Ltd is a social enterprise and an independent provider of archaeological geophysics to the commercial, research and public outreach sectors. Over the past three years Magnitude has expanded to 17 members of staff to become one of the largest specialist archaeological geophysics contractors in the country, attaining registered organisation status of CIfA in early 2018. We excel in tailoring geophysical surveys to meet both the client and project’s specific requirements. To meet these requirements, we design and manufacture our own cutting-edge geophysical systems and software in house. Magnitude currently fields three full-time mag teams and one ad-hoc community or specialised survey team. Based between Bradford & Leeds, we are ideally situated for access to motorway, rail and air travel.

The Position
Magnitude Surveys is seeking to promptly recruit an archaeological geophysicist to help the company meet increasing workloads. Magnitude Surveys is seeking a driven, self-motivated individual who is looking to expand their technical skills and creative abilities in an expanding company. The position will entail mostly field-based responsibilities with a mix of office-based training. These could include:

• Field survey.
• Community survey.
• Training in data analysis and interpretation.

The ideal candidate would possess the following:

• Full clean driving licence including experience driving off road
• The ability to work as part of a close-knit team
• Degree in archaeological near surface geophysics or similar

Although the above qualifications are preferred, we encourage anyone with a keen interest in archaeological geophysics to apply. Full training will be given to the right candidate.

Benefits
Travel to site, accommodation and subsistence is paid for while away from the office. Full PPE will be provided, including Gore-Tex or equivalent waterproofs and safety boots.

CIfA membership and a current CSCS card are desirable, but not essential. Magnitude Surveys will support the successful candidate in obtaining both CIfA membership and a CSCS card if they do not have one. Magnitude Surveys encourages and supports its staff’s professional development by funding conference attendance and presentation, as well as training workshops. In house training is logged following CIfA’s CPD training matrix. The opportunity for career progression to field supervisor and on then to more office-based roles is available for the right candidate.

The successful candidate will be automatically enrolled into the NEST workplace pension scheme with matched employer contributions of up to 6%. Magnitude Surveys offers 28 days holiday including bank holidays, in addition to the company shutdown between Christmas and New Year. A childcare voucher scheme is in operation.

Application Process
The closing date for application is August 31st; however, early application is advised as the post may be filled before closing date.
Applicants should submit a covering letter and CV through our website. Interviews will be held in our Bradford office.

For further information about the position, please contact Graeme Attwood at g.attwood [at] magnitudesurveys.co.uk or 01274 926020

Closing date: Friday 31st August 2018
Experienced Supervisors and Project Officers
Headland Archaeology (UK) Ltd
Salary: £20,500 – £23,000 (Supervisors), £23,500 - £25,000 (Project Officers) depending on experience
Contract Type: Permanent

Location: Edinburgh (Scotland), Hereford (Midlands & West), Leeds (North), Silsoe (South & East)

Headland is currently enjoying a period of increased workloads and is looking for experienced supervisors and project officers to join its teams across all our offices.

Work will primarily involve conducting a range of archaeological evaluations and excavations as well as office-based research, analysis and reporting up to publication level (depending on experience). The ideal candidates should be able to demonstrate enthusiasm and a willingness to participate in company initiatives.

As a completely independent commercial company there is plenty of scope to utilise existing skills, discover new ones and develop strengths you perhaps didn’t realise you even had. You will encounter numerous opportunities for personal development as training and support in report-writing skills will be provided if necessary. This is a great opportunity to join a progressive and growing company engaged with a constant stream of exciting archaeological projects.

The successful candidates should expect to receive from Headland
• Continuous support from a proactive management team
• Training in specific archaeological & other skills
• Annual Profit-related bonus
• Performance-related bonus schemes

Other benefits include
• A monthly clothing allowance
• Contribution to pension scheme
• Paid subsistence and travel time on field projects

The following criteria are essential
• Driving licence and willingness to drive company vehicles (Essential for POs)
• Archaeological field work experience preferably on sites of various periods and types
• Experience and understanding of UK commercial archaeology
• Ability to carry out prolonged manual work in an outdoor environment in all weather
• Good organisational skills
• Ability to use own initiative
• Supervision of archaeological projects
• Experience of the archaeological supervision of plant
• Experience in supervising small to medium sized teams
• Use of Microsoft Office packages

The following criteria are desirable
• Degree level education
• Membership of the CIfA

Please send CV and covering letter to jobs [at] headlandarchaeology.com quoting the role and the location you are applying for. Postal applications will not be accepted. Please specify which role and where you have a preference which office you would prefer to be based in. Headland operates throughout the UK and there may be a requirement to travel or work away from home.

It is encouraged to apply early as interviews and appointments will be offered to suitable candidates as they are received.
Your application must contain the names and contact details of at least two referees.

If you have any queries regarding any aspect of these vacancies please send them via email to jobs [at] headlandarchaeology.com

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Email: jobs@headlandarchaeology.com Closing date: Friday 31st August 2018
Skills Training Officer
Perth and Kinross Heritage Trust
£25,000 per annum
FULL TIME, 1-YEAR FIXED-TERM CONTRACT


Pension provision: up to 6% salary contribution.

PKHT is a charity established in 1988 with the aim of conserving and promoting archaeology and architectural heritage in Perth and Kinross for the benefit of residents, visitors and future generations. Our Strategic Plan 2017-22 identifies ‘supporting the sectoral skills base through delivering skills training’ as a key priority.

We wish to appoint a conservation professional on a one-year fixed-term basis to help us deliver our existing skills training projects, including boat building, traditional building skills training and an archaeology field school, and to lead on the development of a project plan and funding package for a 3-year training programme to run from 2020-22.

You will have a relevant qualification in historic building conservation or a related discipline, and a sound understanding of best practice in training and the historic environment, ideally with membership of IHBC or an equivalent organisation.

You will also ideally have some experience of fundraising, ideally within the third sector, and good project and budget management skills along with a sound understanding of skills training in the heritage sector.

Based in Perth, the post offers an excellent opportunity to gain valuable experience within a small, but dynamic organisation and while a 1-year, fixed-term contract, there is the possibility of extension to manage the 3-year programme in due course.

Terms and Conditions: 36 hour week/min. 25 days’ annual leave and flexible working. For an informal discussion call David Strachan Trust Director on 01738 477081.

Job Description and person spec: www.pkht.org.uk
Application is by covering letter, c.v. and relevant case study to be supplied with application (max 300 words/two photos) to: David.Strachan [at] pkht.org.uk

Interviews will be held on: 19 September 2018.

Closing date: Friday 31st August 2018
Experienced and Trainee Archaeological Geophysicists – 4 posts
SUMO Geophysics
£18,000 (trainee), £18,600 (PCIfA) up to £24,000 depending on experience

SUMO Geophysics: Archaeology and Engineering is the largest and most experienced group of archaeological geophysicists in the UK, with over 50 years of combined experience. We are looking to further expand our teams in the Midlands (at Upton upon Severn) and in the North (at Bradford) and invite candidates with varying levels of experience to join this multi-disciplined Group. In addition to Archaeological and Engineering Geophysics, SUMO also specialises in Utility Detection, Topographic Surveys, Measured Building Surveys, Laser Scanning and Aerial Surveys (in conjunction with Aerial Cam).

We are looking for experienced operators and trainees

Start date: ASAP (hence early applications welcomed)

Qualifications Preferred: Degree in Archaeology, Archaeological Sciences or related subject. An MSc in Archaeological Prospection, or similar, would be advantageous for the Experienced positions. Full training given. CIfA membership welcomed, as are holders of CSCS cards.

Role: Carrying our geophysical surveys primarily using Bartington and Geoscan instruments, plus Trimble GPS survey equipment. Occasional utility detection work / building and topographic surveys etc.

These are field positions, though for the experienced posts suitable candidates will become involved in data processing, interpretation and report writing. All posts require a willingness to work outdoors in all weathers, in small teams staying away from home throughout the UK. Applicants need to be physically fit to be able to undertake these duties. The posts will be based at Bradford or Upton; please state your preferred location if you were given an option.

Accommodation (hotel/B&B/pub) and subsistence provided when working away from base. After the appropriate qualifying period you will be eligible for Pension Enrolment; everyone gets 33 days paid holiday (inclusive of Public Holidays). Full PPE provided.

Full driving licence required for ALL posts.

Letter, CV and names of two referees (who can be contacted by email) to Dr John Gater, Director of Archaeology – jag [at] sumoservices.com

Apply before: 17th August - early applications are encouraged and post may be filled before this date

Closing date: Friday 17th August 2018
Archaeologist
Stantec


Location: High Wycombe or Reading

Stantec have an exciting opportunity for an Archaelogist to join our Environmental team, with the main focus being work for water companies in the south with potential to support a variety of non-water clients throughout the UK.

At Stantec, we believe growing a great engineering, consulting and construction services company happens from the inside out. We look for people who are drawn to use every talent they possess, plus imagination, determination and a drive to do the extraordinary. We believe that building a great career is as important as Building a Better World.

If working on the best water and natural resources projects around the world, building on your talents through a premier knowledge-sharing culture, and connecting across borders with some of the world’s top talent appeals to you, join us.

Stantec…we’re looking for opportunities

We are an equal opportunities employer.

Full advert here:
https://stantec.jobs/high-wycombe-gbr/archaeologist/CC65A5B7B05C4AC3BB62...

Closing date: Friday 24th August 2018
Projects Manager
Archaeological Research Services
£35,000+ with generous benefits package
Permanent position (following 6 month probation)


Are you a highly motivated, go-getter with an ability to oversee multiple projects and people and plan ahead? Do you have a deep passion for delivering value and benefit through archaeology? Are you an exceptional communicator, highly organised, efficient and with a high work-rate? This position is for a member of our Management Team helping to take the Company forward and requires you to be excellent at your job and an effective leader and motivator. You need to be highly disciplined, a good ‘people person’ as well as a competent archaeologist and report writer.

Applications are invited for a professional, highly motivated and capable Projects Manager with a strong track record and developed skills sets. You will have experience of running a wide range of projects, motivating and leading teams, planning staff allocations to jobs, co-ordinating post-excavation work, negotiating with local authority archaeologists, producing risk assessments and taking on health and safety responsibilities. You will have responsibility for delivering a wide range of projects working from our Bakewell office where you will be accountable to the General Manager. You will have excellent written English skills and will be responsible for completing work on commercial and research-based archaeological projects on time and to budget and for getting invoices issued promptly. You must have strong IT skills. A good knowledge of British archaeology is essential as well as a track record in reports and ideally publication. You must be able to work as an effective team member who can be relied on to deliver to tight deadlines. We are a high performing company with a professional yet friendly culture and with many outstanding performers. We maintain a high commitment to staff development and training and look forward to supporting career development and developing people to be the best they can be.

The post is tenable from August 2018. We do not reply to all applications but we will contact you if you have been selected for interview.

To apply please visit our web page and follow the instructions https://www.archaeologicalresearchservices.com/current-vacancies/. If you would like to discuss the post with us then please ring us on 01629 814540 and ask for “personnel”.

Closing date: Friday 24th August 2018
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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