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PROJECT OFFICER – PROJECT MANAGER (Heritage Consultancy)
Trent and Peak Archaeology
: £21,850 - £32, 255 p.a. (dependent on experience)
37 hour week, 28 days holiday including bank holidays



Trent & Peak Archaeology is the oldest established archaeological unit in the East Midlands, and since 2011 we have been part of York Archaeological Trust. YAT provides a unique and exciting employment opportunity, combining world famous heritage attractions such as Jorvik, with excavation, survey, consultancy, expert conservation services, research and an unmatched commitment to dissemination and public engagement.

Trent & Peak Archaeology has traditionally had a strong regional focus, with a particular emphasis on floodplain archaeology, geo-archaeology and the aggregates sector. In recent years, our commercial operations have greatly expanded into other sectors, including housing and infrastructure schemes. An important area of work now includes specialist work in advance of flood-schemes beyond the East Midlands.

We are seeking a highly motivated, conscientious and experienced heritage consultant to join our consultancy team, which sits within the wider framework of the T&PA field unit. The appointment will be either at the Officer or Manager level, dependent on experience. You will have the opportunity to work alongside highly skilled teams of archaeology and heritage professionals, who specialise in a wide range of archaeological sub-disciplines including geoarchaeology, historic building assessment, geomatics and LiDAR, aerial photography and spatial analysis. The role will be based at our offices in Chilwell, Nottingham

What we offer:

• Company pension scheme, where both the Employee and Employer contribute.
• Childcare Vouchers, a salary sacrifice scheme.
• Annual leave entitlement on joining is 28 days, rising to 33 days after 5 years service.
• Annual Holiday purchase scheme, purchase up to 2 weeks additional holiday.
• Driver’s allowance (£500 p.a.) for those staff that are regularly required to drive field staff to site.
• Free Eye tests for VDU users.
• Free access to our 5 York Attractions including the JORVIK Viking Centre for our employees, their
• families and friends, and 25% discount on retail goods and souvenirs.
• Discounts to Trust Events, at applicable events.
• PPE suitable to your role.
• Training opportunities appropriate to the role, including a Key Contact scheme.
• Transport to all sites will be provided for Project Archaeologists.
• Travel, subsistence and free accommodation provided for staff working away.
• Payment of CSCS test fee

Further details on the Trusts Recruitment, Rewards and Benefits can be found at -
http://www.yorkarchaeology.co.uk/get-involved/work-for-yat/

You:
Applicants should be able to demonstrate a thorough understanding of UK commercial archaeology, safe working practices and experience of the costing and management of a wide range of projects of varying complexity and periods. These should ideally include experience of desk-based research including archival research to inform planning-related heritage assessments, including EIA Chapters, Setting Studies, Appraisals and Scoping Studies for a variety of proposed development sites

A permanent contract will be available for the successful candidate subject to completion of a probationary period.

A full job description and person specification are available at: https://www.tparchaeology.co.uk/careers-volunteering-2

Application: Please send a CV and Covering Letter to Gareth Davies (garethdavies [at] yorkat.co.uk)

For an informal discussion please contact Gareth Davies (Head of Operations for TPA) on 01158967402 or mobile 0750692039 .

Closing date: Monday 11th March 2019
Survey & Graphics Officer – Measured Survey
Historic Environment Scotland
£24,102 - £30,189 per annum
Permanent Full time (37 hours per week)


Historic Environment Scotland (HES) is looking for a Survey & Graphics Officer to join our Survey & Recording Team in our Heritage Directorate, on a permanent basis. This is a key role at the heart of the information gathering and recording work carried out within our Survey & Recording Team.
If you are someone who is seeking an exciting career development opportunity and has demonstrable experience and a good technical knowledge of field survey at historic sites using a range of equipment and techniques, then this role would be a fantastic opportunity for you.

About the role
The Survey & Recording Team investigate and record the buildings, archaeology and historic sites of Scotland, producing knowledge, engagement activities and survey materials for the National Record of the Historic Environment.
You will be responsible for carrying out high quality hand-drawn and digital surveys across a number of our survey programmes, covering rural and urban landscapes, listed and un-listed buildings, industrial sites and archaeological monuments. You will expect to spend a significant amount of your time on-site, working as part of a team to produce the best possible results. In-office, you will plan fieldwork and outputs with our Project Managers and then process, edit and archive the results of this work into the National Record curated by HES.

About you
You will have demonstrable skills and technical knowledge of historic site survey and the use of associated equipment. You will be competent in technical drawing and illustration and post-production editing; well-versed in graphics and design packages. You will be a confident communicator; able to engage communities and stakeholders in the work of the Survey & Recording Team. More specific details about the person we are looking for can be found in the full job description.

Interested?
Visit our website to view the full job description and for information about applying online for this interesting and exciting opportunity.

Closing date: Friday 1st March 2019
Development Control Archaeologist
Gwynedd Archaeological Trust
Grade 3: Spinal Point 24-28 (£22,401 - £25,463) depending on experience
Permanent full time post 37 hours per week


Based in Bangor in beautiful north-west Wales, Gwynedd Archaeological Trust (GAT) is one of four Welsh Archaeological Trusts who, together, provide a comprehensive curatorial service throughout Wales. The Trust is a Registered Charity, the object of which is to enhance the education of the public in archaeology. It is dedicated to investigating, recording, understanding, protecting and promoting the archaeology and historic environment of north-west Wales.

The Gwynedd Archaeological Planning Service (GAPS) is the autonomous planning arm of the Gwynedd Archaeological Trust, and is responsible for providing curatorial and planning advice to local authorities in north-west Wales. The service includes identifying circumstances in which archaeological interventions are appropriate, setting the scope of archaeological response required, monitoring the subsequent archaeological work and ensuring standards are maintained through to completion.

We wish to appoint an enthusiastic and motivated archaeologist to assist the Senior Planning Archaeologist in the provision of a comprehensive regional planning service. This is an exciting opportunity to work within a friendly and professional environment, with excellent potential for developing new career skills. It is a challenging and varied role in an area renowned for the wealth and diversity of its archaeology, and where significant new discoveries have been made in recent years.
We welcome applications from early and mid-career archaeologists looking to move into or progress a career in curatorial archaeology. We expect candidates to have experience of working within a professional archaeological environment and an understanding of the regulatory frameworks within which development-led archaeology is undertaken in the UK. Although previous curatorial and/or field experience will be advantageous, the successful candidate will display the right aptitude and attitude and will be supported as they develop competency in the role.

A full clean UK driving licence is essential, and the ability to communicate in Welsh is highly desirable.

Full details are available at www.heneb.co.uk

Interview Date: Wednesday, 20 March 2019

Applications:

Applications should be made by CV and covering letter. Gwynedd Archaeological Trust does not use a standard application form. If you are invited for interview, this will include a short test in which applicants will be expected to interrogate data, demonstrate understanding of possible impact and provide coherent advice under pressure. Prior experience of development control work will be an advantage but will not be necessary to complete the task, which will be designed to elicit the applicants’ aptitude for the day-to-day work of a Development Control Archaeologist.

Please send applications, by post or email to:

The Administration Officer
Gwynedd Archaeological Trust
Craig Beuno
Garth Road
Bangor
Gwynedd
LL57 2RT

Email: irene.roberts [at] heneb.co.uk
Tel: 01248 366950

For an informal discussion about the post, please contact Jenny Emmett on 01248 370926.

Closing date: Monday 11th March 2019
Historic Environment Record (HER) Officer (2 Posts)
East Riding of Yorkshire Council
£23,111 (point 25)
Full-Time 37 per week (Permanent and fixed term)


Location: Humber Archaeology Partnership, The Old School, Hull

Looking for a career in a Historic Environment Record with varied archaeological landscape? It’s time to join our team and become part of the story.

From the iconic East Coast seaside and the rich prehistoric landscape of the Yorkshire Wolds, to medieval Hull, and industrial Goole. The archaeology and heritage of East Riding of Yorkshire is currently transforming understanding of Iron Age Britain. Explore this landscape alongside Hull, a city of ambition, a city that sparked the English Civil War, with rich surviving medieval remains. We are an ambitious team, transforming the HER into a dynamic resource, including an Urban Archaeological Database and Maritime HER record.

There are two posts available:

  • Advert No. PDEV000072 – Permanent - Working for a partnership between East Riding of Yorkshire Council and Hull City Council, enhancing the HER alongside the Senior HER Officer and wider team. You will act as a mentor to the HER Assistant and volunteers and be part of the day-to-day running of the HER. You will oversee the paper based HER transform into a digital record which reflects the significance of our heritage. The post is an East Riding of Yorkshire Council post but will sit in Hull City Council.
  • Advert No. PDEV000073 - 12 month fixed term contract funded by Historic England. You will enhance the HER, specifically developing the evidence base for Hull Old Town working alongside the Senior HER Officer and the wider team.

You will be:
• Educated to degree level in archaeology or closely related subject.
• Experience of working in HERs, looking to take the next step with your career.
• Experience of enhancing a Historic Environment Record, promoting archaeology and heritage in innovative ways and developing outreach strategies.
• Be familiar with HBSMR (or similar packages) and GIS software (such as MapInfo).

Want to know more? Please contact Lucie McCarthy, Principal Archaeologist lucie.mccarthy [at] hullcc.gov.uk or tel (01482) 612940 for an informal chat.
To apply please visit https://jobs.eastriding.gov.uk/ and search for the advert number

Advert Nos: PDEV000072 & PDEV000073
Interview Date: Thursday 14 March 2019

East Riding of Yorkshire Council is pursuing equality of opportunity in employment.

Closing date: Friday 1st March 2019
ARCHAEOLOGICAL ILLUSTRATOR
Wessex Archaeology
£21,255 - £24,233
Reference: SHEFDO 02.19


About us
Wessex Archaeology, operating throughout the UK, is the market leader in the provision of integrated archaeological and heritage management services to government, education and the private sector. As a registered Charity we aim to promote the advancement of education, the arts, culture, heritage and science.

The Wessex Archaeology Graphics Team, which comprises an exciting and innovative blend of archaeological illustrators and designers, provides a comprehensive and professional illustration, interpretation and design service whilst developing new and creative ways of visually presenting data.

The Position
We are seeking an archaeological illustrator to support our busy Northern Region. Based in our Sheffield office, they will provide graphics support for our fieldwork, heritage, geomatics and built heritage specialists. The successful candidate will be afforded the opportunity to work on a range of interesting and varied products including digital media. Training and support will be provided by our Graphics Team to help develop existing skills and explore new methods and specialisms.

This role is offered as an office-based full-time appointment to our core team.

Position Requirements
The successful candidate is expected to have an understanding of the professional standards required for archaeological illustration. They should have some experience of working in a professional, commercial environment. This position requires the following:

• A basic working knowledge of AutoCAD and at least one other professional graphics package;
• The ability to demonstrate good graphic composition and layout skills, and provide evidence of preparing appropriate deliverables to the required standard;
• An ability to interpret and make value judgements on the importance and significance of archaeological data;
• The ability to advise project staff of the best methods to achieve the desired project aims where appropriate;
• An appropriate level of understanding to ensure that work assigned is carried out effectively and safely, and conforms to the Company’s standards of quality;
• The ability to check, combine and clearly present pre and post-excavation data;
• The skills to prepare illustrations for client reports using supplied drawing briefs, and to liaise with other specialists where required;
• Some reconstruction work (2D or 3D) an advantage;
• Some knowledge of video capture and editing an advantage.

The behavioural attributes that we expect from you are:
• To have excellent communication skills which enable you to provide supervision and support to junior colleagues, under the direction of senior staff.
• To be optimistic and a positive influence, inspiring creativeness and innovation in others;
• To be enthusiastic and solution driven; and
• To work collegiately across all departments and regional offices.

You will be expected to be able to work independently when required and demonstrate a professional approach to work, colleagues, other professionals and clients.

Applications
Applicants are invited to submit a completed application form (available from the vacancies page on our website http://www.wessexarch.co.uk/vacancies) with a copy of their CV; and returned by e-mail to wa.applications [at] wessexarch.co.uk

Applications must be received by close of business on Friday 22nd February 2019. Candidates invited to an interview, will be expected to present their portfolio. For more information about the post, please contact Karen Nichols, Graphics Manager – k.nichols [at] wessexarch.co.uk

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

Closing date: Friday 22nd February 2019
Project Manager
CFA Archaeology
£30,470 - £35,148
Full time (permanent) – 35 hours per week


Background:
CFA Archaeology Ltd (CFA) is a leading professional cultural heritage consulting and contracting organisation, with offices across the UK. We are a registered organisation with the Chartered Institute for Archaeologists and are ISO 9001:2015. Our customers range from leading multinational corporations and government agencies, to local government bodies and single partner consultancies.

The Position:
Due to continued growth in our portfolio across England, CFA is looking to appoint a project manager to join our friendly and highly professional team based in one of our Northern England offices. This is an exciting opportunity for an established manager with proven experience to procure and deliver a range of projects. You will be an effective manager of staff, adept at supporting and encouraging colleagues through their own professional development and career progression. You should have a driving licence, MCIfA and a commitment to quality. There is the opportunity for the successful candidate be based at either our Leeds, Sheffield or Manchester office.

Key Competencies:
• You will have excellent communication and team-working skills and will maintain good relations with colleagues, clients and their agents, specialists and sub-contractors, and curatorial authorities.
• You will have a thorough knowledge and understanding of archaeological practice; particularly British archaeology and the principles and processes relevant to archaeological investigations.
• You are successful at procuring, managing and completing project work; from inception to completion, you will provide oversight ensuring delivery within deadlines and budgets ensuring the highest standards of quality and health and safety.
• You have well-developed analytical and report writing skills, ensuring primary and interpretative data are presented accurately and appropriately.
• You have a pro-active and thoughtful attitude to allocating resources, you provide positive and constructive feedback and also have the ability to deal effectively with poor performance when appropriate.
• You are able to motivate staff and pass on your expertise and confidence to less experienced staff, enthusing colleagues, the general public and other professionals.
• You will be adept at producing high quality quotations, tenders, project designs and other documents.
• You are effective in liaising with other managers, administrators and staff from other offices, helping to coordinate project workload and resources.
• You will work closely with post-excavation managers, project officers and supervisors in determining post-excavation requirements and the production of costed post-excavation design documents.
• You will have the responsibility of ensuring that quality management systems are effectively implemented and that documents sent to clients and other stakeholders are checked and signed off.

Successful criteria include:
• Relevant degree-level education
• Proven management experience
• Member of the Chartered Institute for Archaeologists (CIfA) or suitable experience and willingness to become a member
• A confident demeanour, a positive attitude and effective team-worker and communicator
• Motivated and with good organisational and administrative skills
• A full driving licence (essential)

Benefits of working at CFA include (click the link for further details):
• Profit distribution scheme
• Contribution to pension scheme
• Paid overnight subsistence and travel time on fieldwork
• Subscription to CIfA paid in full
• TOIL and Sickness Benefits
• Cycle to work scheme
• Childcare vouchers

Please apply by email to careers [at] cfa-archaeology.co.uk quoting 'Project Manager PM0219' in the subject line enclosing a covering letter and CV.

For an informal conversation about the post, please contact Martin Lightfoot on 0113 271 6060

CFA Archaeology follows a policy of equal opportunities for employment, training and other conditions of service. All applicants must be eligible to work in the UK without restrictions. Proof of identity and eligibility will be required prior to employment.

Enquiries Email: careers [at] cfa-archaeology.co.uk

Closing date: Tuesday 5th March 2019
Marine Geophysicist
Wessex Archaeology
£21,255 - £25,161 pa, salary commensurate with skills and experience
Reference: SALMG02.19


Location: Salisbury

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

Wessex Archaeology is seeking to appoint a Marine Geophysicist (Supervisor/Officer grade) to join our GeoServices team, to be based in Salisbury. This opportunity offers the chance to work as part of the dynamic GeoServices team, which together employs technical experts from a wide range of science disciplines to provide specialist input into projects and deliver a range of services to our clients by applying Earth Science techniques to a wide range of archaeological projects.

The successful applicant would assist in the production and delivery of a range of marine geophysical projects. The primary responsibilities of the role include:
• Processing and archaeological interpretation of a range of marine geophysical data sets (sidescan sonar, magnetometer, multibeam bathymetry and shallow seismic data);
• Accurate reporting of interpretation results, and production of high quality client deliverables;
• Ensuring all work and resulting reporting is carried out in accordance with relevant standards and guidance;
• Acquisition and quality control of marine geophysical survey data.

Further essential and desirable skills for the role include:

Essential
• A good degree in a relevant subject (e.g. Archaeology or Earth Sciences);
• Experience in marine geophysical data processing and interpretation;
• The ability to interrogate, interpret and integrate data from numerous sources;
• Good organisation skills, and prior experience working to deadlines;
• The ability to write and communicate clearly, and experience in producing technical reports;
• Flexibility with working hours, including occasional work away from home;
• The ability to work as part of a team and the willingness to support and assist others;
• A full, clean UK driving licence.

Desirable:
• Prior experience in the offshore survey industry;
• Membership of the Chartered Institute for Archaeologists (or another appropriate professional body);
• Current offshore sea survival (Personal Survival Techniques) and offshore medical certificates

Applications
Applicants are invited to submit a completed application form (available from the vacancies page on our website http://www.wessexarch.co.uk/vacancies) with a copy of their CV; and returned by e-mail to wa.applications [at] wessexarch.co.uk by the 1st March 2019. Receipt of all applications will be acknowledged. Further details, including Job Descriptions can be downloaded from our website. For all queries, please contact David Howell (Marine Geophysics Manager) d.howell [at] wessexarch.co.uk.
Whilst Wessex Archaeology welcomes applications from all sections of the community and is committed to promoting equality of opportunity, it is essential that all applicants must be either a British citizen, EU National or hold a full work visa and where appropriate be registered under the ‘Worker Registration Scheme’ or must hold a current work permit. Proof of identity and eligibility to work in the UK will be required prior to commencement of employment.

Closing date: Friday 1st March 2019
Senior Archaeologists and Junior Archaeologists
Heritage Matters
MCIfA £30-40K pro-rata and (£20-24K pro-rata


We are seeking flexible team-players to strengthen our team - providing a comprehensive range of heritage services to a clients across the UK. Posts will be home-based part-time. Whilst the majority of our work is currently in the Midlands and London, we are keen to expand into other areas of the UK.

Please apply by 31st March 2019 http://heritage-matters.com/recruitment/

Closing date: Sunday 31st March 2019
DOCUMENTARY AND DIGITAL ARCHIVES SUPERVISOR
Oxford Archaeology
£21,174 - £22,802
Permanent


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.

The position:
Due to our continued growth, we have a vacancy for a Documentary and Digital Archives Supervisor based in our Oxford office. The successful candidate will be expected to undertake the processing, preparation and deposition of documentary and digital archaeological archives.

The role will be full time and based in our Oxford office. Part time working will also be considered.

Position requirements:
• Good knowledge and understanding of British archaeology.
• Significant knowledge and experience of the procedures, processes and practices relating to archiving. This will be supported by a demonstrable interest in the recording and archiving of archaeological data.
• The successful candidate will be self-motivated and will demonstrate good organisational and interpersonal skills.
• The ability to work independently and as part of a team.
• A degree in archaeology, archaeological science or related discipline will be highly advantageous, as will experience of professional archaeological fieldwork and post-excavation within the UK commercial environment.
• Carry out work practices in accordance with health and safety requirements.
• The ability to drive would be advantageous as would membership of CIfA.

Due to some physical duties of the role, the successful applicant will be involved with lifting and carrying boxes, using a box lift, ladders and stairs.

This is a great opportunity for an experienced Archaeologist to further their career and be part of a dynamic and passionate team.

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

Employee benefits:
• Competitive salary range £21,174 - £22,802 (appointments will be made on the basis of demonstrated ability, previous experience and CIfA membership if appropriate).
• 32 days holiday (including statutory holidays and concessionary days at Christmas).
• Company pension scheme.
• Training including placements, and opportunities for career progression.
• 100% of CIfA subscription fees, up to ACIfA level (those at MCIfA level will receive the equivalent of ACIfA level).
• Childcare vouchers.
• Cycle to work scheme.

For further information about the role, please contact Nicky Scott (Head of Archives) at the Oxford office on 01865 263800.

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

https://oxfordarchaeology.com/jobapplication

Alternatively, you can post your completed application form to:

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

Please submit a CV and covering letter with your application.

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 24th February 2019
PROJECT OFFICER (HISTORIC BUILDING RECORDING)
Archaeological Solutions
TRAINEE £20,000 - £22,000. PROJECT OFFICER £22,000 - £27,000 (Annual increments are awarded to both the Trainee and Project Officer position, and mentoring is provided for each position)


Archaeological Solutions is an independent commercial organisation based in Bury St Edmunds, Suffolk. We undertake a substantial range of projects throughout East Anglia.

The post holder will prepare reports comprising principally historic building recordings and impact assessments supplemented by archaeological desk-based assessments when necessary. The reports will arise from diverse building projects predominantly within East Anglia, but occasionally further afield. The role will entail the on-site examination and recording of buildings; their detailed description, interpretation and phasing; research and report writing. Additionally, the role will include aspects of administration associated with co-ordinating historic building recording projects such as liaising with clients.

AS has had in-house historic building recording team for over 15 years and has recorded a vast range of buildings (residential, ecclesiastical, agricultural, industrial etc), and the resultant reports are of high calibre. This is an excellent opportunity for the right candidate to develop their technical ability and skills while supported by a mentor and will have opportunities for relevant library and archive research.

The position will be based at Bury St Edmunds, Suffolk.

Key skills for the post are
• Academic qualifications in buildings archaeology or equivalent relevant subject
• Commercial historic building recording experience to Historic England Levels 1-4
• Demonstrable experience of preparing a range of historic building reports
• Experience in the research into historic buildings and/or other archaeological sites including archival research.
• Current driving licence

Desirable skills would be:
• CIfA membership

The post has:
• Opportunities for relevant training and career progression
• Workplace pension scheme with employer contribution currently 6%
• 29 annual leave days per year (including bank holidays)

Please email your CV and the names of two referees to info [at] ascontracts.co.uk and include a cover letter to include a description of your key skills, personal interests and suitability for the role.

AS is an Equal Opportunities Employer and a recognised Investor in People. We are registered with the Chartered Institute of Archaeologists and hold accreditations for ISO9001 and 14001.

See www.archaeologicalsolutions.co.uk, and Facebook: Archaeological Solutions.

Closing date: Friday 22nd February 2019
Senior Archaeology and Heritage Consultant – Cardiff
The Environmental Dimension Partnership Ltd (EDP)
£28,000 - £38,000


The Environmental Dimension Partnership Ltd (EDP) is a highly regarded and successful multi-disciplinary environmental planning consultancy, with a team of nearly 120 employees undertaking projects across the country from our offices in Cardiff, Cirencester, Shrewsbury and Cheltenham. The Archaeology and Heritage Team now comprises 11 consultants across the four offices, with an interesting, diverse and challenging portfolio of active projects throughout England and Wales covering the full breadth of the historic environment.

In its four years, EDP Cardiff has become a market leader in the identification, assessment and resolution of heritage issues through the planning process in Wales, with a broad diversity of clients and projects focused on developmental impacts involving listed buildings, conservation areas and scheduled monuments, particularly in respect of ‘setting’.

As a result of recent growth, and the expectation of continued growth in 2019 and beyond, we are now looking to make a new appointment to the Team in our Cardiff Office.

The successful candidate will be able to demonstrate an established track record in heritage consultancy, preferably operating to senior level already. They will provide technical project support to the wider EDP Archaeology and Heritage team and bring significant experience to the business across a range of project types and scales, particularly in the fields of standing building assessment and/or heritage conservation.

Ideally, you will have experience of multi-disciplinary projects, but more importantly be enthusiastic regarding the opportunities to work with our clients, other Project Managers and members of the EDP Team. However, most of all, you will provide solution-focused and pragmatic advice to our clients on a wide variety of projects involving the historic environment.

This is an excellent opportunity for the right candidate to develop their professional skills, project management and technical ability by working within the wider EDP team, including opportunities to engage in the delivery of projects covering a range of issues, such as landscape assessment and design, ecology, masterplanning and arboriculture.

You will have a sound professional reputation and be conscious of the need to develop a diverse network of contacts; showing energy, enthusiasm and excellent client care skills to advance your professional reputation and create your own portfolio of projects.

The successful candidate will be positive, proactive, client focussed, and be committed to maintaining their expertise through internal and external training and research. They will ideally be at least an Associate member of the CIfA or a full member of the IHBC already.

We offer a very competitive benefits package, which includes: pension; private health insurance; life assurance; free lunch; 30 days annual leave, plus Bank Holidays; and a profit share bonus scheme.

If you are interested in joining our team, please send a comprehensive CV and covering letter, along with written and visual work examples, to Hannah Parkin at: teamedp [at] edp-uk.co.uk

We are currently reviewing applications, with the intention to appoint as soon as possible.

Closing date: Thursday 28th February 2019
Archaeological Officer (Level 4)
Archaeology Warwickshire
£25,463 - £28,221


Archaeology Warwickshire is a dynamic provider of a wide range of commercial heritage services. With over 30 years in the archaeology business, our reputation for proficient, client-focussed, project delivery continues to exact a high demand for our services.

We are looking to welcome an additional project officer to our highly experienced team to lead on a wide range of field projects and produce client and publication reports to the appropriate CIfA standards. Projects can include desk-based assessment, heritage impact assessments, historic building recording, community projects and backlog publications.

Our progressive team are actively trained and supported to develop as archaeologists and progress through our ten levels to achieve their career goals. Not only do we encourage the development of specialisms, we will provide CPD led training, which can include attendance at seminars and conferences, fully paid travel and any necessary accommodation. The post is permanent subject to a six month probationary period.

The successful candidate will have experience in a wide range of British archaeology and a portfolio of completed reports, although less experienced but highly motivated candidates will also be considered for Assistant Archaeological Officer (Level 3) @ £23,111 - £25,463.

You will work from our base in Warwick/Leamington Spa, which has excellent transport links, and because your work life balance is important to us, fieldwork will mostly be within one hour of the office and home working will be available when you need it.

We will provide training in GIS, GPS, SSSTS, Risk Assessment, First Aid, and CAT & Genny operation should you need it.

We are a CIfA Registered Organisation and as a Warwickshire County Council trading group can offer:

  • 32 days holiday (including bank holidays) rising to 37 after 4 years),

  • 37 hr working week,

  • flexible working which includes flexitime,

  • additional pay for any work or travel time over and above 7.4hrs per day,

  • Local Government Pension Scheme,

  • Top quality (eg Rab / Northface) waterproofs, thermal coats, trousers, socks, fleeces and safety boots – replenished when needed,

  • High-quality accommodation for away work (more than 1 hr travel)

  • access to cycle scheme,

  • childcare vouchers,

  • A range of staff discounts,

  • 100% CIfA fees and conference costs paid

Applicants must have a driving licence. Desirable attributes include CIfA membership, SSSTS accreditation and First Aid qualifications.

For further information about the role please contact Stuart Palmer on (01926) 412278 or stuartpalmer [at] warwickshire.gov.uk

No postal applications please. Application through WMJobs only

https://www.wmjobs.co.uk/job/48047/archaeological-officer/

Closing date: Friday 22nd February 2019
Senior Archaeology and Heritage Consultant
The Environmental Dimension Partnership Ltd (EDP)
£28,000 - £38,000


Location: Cirencester

The Environmental Dimension Partnership Ltd (EDP) is a highly regarded and successful multi-disciplinary environmental planning consultancy, with a team of nearly 120 employees undertaking projects across the country from our offices in Cardiff, Cirencester, Shrewsbury and Cheltenham.

As a result of recent growth, and the expectation of continued growth, we are looking to add to the Archaeology and Heritage Team in our Cirencester Office.

As a Senior Archaeology and Heritage Consultant, you will provide technical project support to the wider EDP Archaeology and Heritage team and provide experienced Project Management across a broad range of multidisciplinary project types and sizes.

Ideally, you will have experience of multi-disciplinary projects, but more importantly be enthusiastic regarding the opportunities to work with our clients, other Project Managers and members of the EDP Team. However, most of all, you will provide solution-focused and pragmatic advice to our clients on a wide variety of archaeology and heritage projects.

This is an excellent opportunity for the right candidate to develop their professional skills, project management and technical ability by working within the wider EDP team, including opportunities to engage in the delivery of projects covering a range of issues, such as landscape assessment and design, ecology, masterplanning and arboriculture.

You will have a sound professional reputation and be conscious of the need to maintain a diverse network of contacts; showing energy, enthusiasm and excellent client care skills to further develop your professional reputation and create your own portfolio of projects.

The successful candidate will be positive, proactive, client focussed, and be committed to maintaining expertise through internal, external training and research. You will ideally be a full Member of the CIfA.

We offer a very competitive benefits package, which includes: pension; private health insurance; life assurance; free lunch; 30 days annual leave, plus Bank Holidays; and a profit share bonus scheme.

If you are interested in joining our team, please send a comprehensive CV and covering letter, along with written and visual work examples, to Hannah Parkin at: teamedp [at] edp-uk.co.uk

We are currently reviewing applications, with the intention to appoint as soon as possible.

Closing date: Thursday 28th February 2019
Built Heritage Expert (Senior Consultant)
RSK Environment Ltd
Competitive salary based on experience (i.e. c£33,000+ per annum)


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

We are seeking an experienced built heritage specialist to start work in April 2019 on Phase 2b of High Speed 2. The work will be based full time in Birmingham, with occasional meetings and site visits away from the office.

The role requires the candidate to provide technical support to colleagues, review technical documentation including Environmental Statement chapters and respond to stakeholders as required. The candidate will have experience in supporting and/or authorship of historic environment chapters for environmental impact assessment and heritage statements, and an understanding of British planning legislation and policy. Experience in the application of DMRB or ICOMOS guidance on impact assessment on linear infrastructure would be desirable.

Essential Criteria:
Degree or postgraduate qualification in heritage-related subject
Demonstrable experience in British heritage sector
Support and/or authorship of EIA chapters, Heritage Statements or Conservation Area appraisals
Membership of IHBC at Associate grade or above, or Associate and above CIfA membership (or a substantial record of activity at equivalent levels of professional responsibility).

Desirable criteria:
Experience of work on major and/or linear infrastructure projects
Supervision of historic environment work
Driving licence

Salary and benefits:
• Competitive salary based on experience (i.e. c£33,000+ per annum)
• Contributory Pension Scheme
• A flexible benefits programme including the option to buy additional holidays and private health care
• Regular training and career development
• IHBC or CIfA subscriptions paid by RSK

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

As an entrepreneurial organisation, we encourage and foster the growth of our employees. When joining RSK, a mentor works with you to ensure you set and achieve your goals. We want to accelerate your professional development, including opportunities for a promotional fast track.
Further, retaining staff is the building block of a successful organisation. As a company, RSK wants to ensure you maintain a healthy work life balance, with many opportunities for flexible working hours, locality flexibility, social activities, and community involvement projects.
The company prides itself on providing its staff with a rewarding and challenging career, encouraging Continuous Professional Development, allowing employees to reach their full potential. Having been recently placed within the top 10 UK environmental consultancies (Environmental Analyst, December 2015) and number 42 in the Sunday Times Fast Track 200 which rates the success of private companies in the UK, there has never been a more exciting time to join.

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

For more information please call Harriet Baker, HR Advisor on 07725 790908 or email hbaker [at] rsk.co.uk

RSK is committed to our Corporate Responsibility strategy. We seek to minimise our impact on the environment; to engage positively with the community and education groups; to provide a safe and supportive atmosphere in which to work; and to promote Corporate Responsibility throughout our supply chain.

If you would like an informal discussion of the role, feel free to contact the RSK archaeology and built heritage team Leader, Andy Towle (atowle [at] rsk.co.uk 07753 895 123)

The deadline for applications is 28th February 2019. Interviews may be conducted and an appointment made before this deadline if a suitable candidate is identified.

RSK Group plc is an Equal Opportunities Employer.

Closing date: Thursday 28th February 2019
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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