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National Listing Adviser
Historic England
£34,007 - £41,708 pro rated dependent on location + Benefits (FTC until end of March 2021)
Temporary
Reference: No: 9775


We are seeking a National Listing Adviser to join our small national team providing specialist listing advice and working together with the National Listing Team Leader. You will be responsible for collaborating with the Head of Listing in the undertaking of listing casework projects that feed into the National Heritage List for England.

This is a fixed term contract role until 31st March 2021.

What you`ll be doing:

Working closely with colleagues in the Regional Listing Teams and Information Analysis on project focused basis as required across the country.

You`ll be responsible for growing Historic England`s work on contested heritage in relation to its designation responsibilities and for developing thinking and action in how this can best be achieved, working with colleagues (notably on Diversity and Inclusion), sector partners and other relevant parties as appropriate.

You will act as an enabling partner to the Regional Listing Teams ensuring consistent development and delivery of major National Listing Projects, particularly but not exclusively linked to contested heritage, and those identified in the Saunders Action Plan, Corporate Plan and the emerging Listing Strategy.

Who were looking for:

-Experience of working in the historic environment sector, and preferably of the current system of listing
-Experience of and expertise in, specialist assessment of and decision-making in the historic environment, and the links between specialisms, ideally in responding to contested heritage or other issues where there are differing perspectives.
-Experience of building and maintaining partnerships in project work, including with external non-specialist partners.
-Experience of communicating with colleagues and customers in a considered and positive manner
-Excellent oral and written communication skills, especially in explaining technical issues to non-specialists.
-Ability to meet deadlines consistently.
-Educated to degree level in a relevant subject, or equivalent experience.

We are an equal opportunity employer which values diversity and inclusion. If you have a disability, we would be happy to discuss reasonable adjustments to the job with you. Having just won the Gold Award from MIND, we also recognise the importance of a healthy work -life balance. We offer a wide benefits package including a competitive pension scheme, a generous 28 days holiday, corporate discounts, free entry into English Heritage sites across the county and development opportunities to ensure you achieve your goals. We welcome external secondment opportunities to this role; please email ResourcingTeam [at] Historicengland.org.uk if you have any further queries regarding external secondment opportunities

APPLY: https://historicengland.org.uk/about/jobs/vacancies/job/?title=National+Listing+Adviser+&ref=9775

Closing date: Sunday 4th October 2020
Experienced Archaeologists
Cotswold Archaeology
£20325 - £21799 (dependent on experience)
Permanent and fixed-term (six-month and three-month) contracts available

Cotswold Archaeology requires experienced archaeologists to join our teams in Milton Keynes and Cirencester, to assist in the excavation of a range of exciting rural and urban archaeological projects, of many different periods. With a strong ongoing portfolio of fieldwork we are looking for hard-working and dedicated individuals to join our team.

We have projects located close to our offices and also schemes further afield where we provide accommodation, with good opportunities for accruing lieu and overtime.

The Package

Along with a starting salary above the CIfA minimum, we offer a highly competitive benefits package including:

·       30 days annual leave (including statutory holidays)

·       Generous pension and life assurance schemes

·       Paid CIfA membership subscription (following qualifying period)

·       A generous lieu scheme operated for all driving time, and time spent in excess of 45minutes each way as a passenger, outside of the normal 7.5 hour working day (accumulate up to 10 days additional lieu time annually)

·       Overnight accommodation and subsistence (£18 per night)  when working on away projects

·       Employee Assistance Programme

The Details

Archaeologists (£20,325 – £21,261)

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, and compose accurate measured drawings. Familiarity with GPS surveying is desirable.

Experienced Archaeologists (£21,799)

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.

For both roles, membership of the CIfA at PCIfA level is desirable, as is possession of a current and valid CSCS Health and Safety Card, and a full driving license. However, CSCS training can be arranged for those who do not currently possess a valid card. Personal protective equipment will be issued for the duration of employment.

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

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 to careers [at] cotswoldarchaeology.co.uk.  Please state clearly which position you are applying for, which office you are interested in and whether you are interested in a permanent or fixed-term contract.

Note If you have previously submitted an application over recent months, please do not re-apply. We have retained all applications and will be in contact with applicants that meet role requirements.

Closing date: Monday 5th October 2020
Assistant Project Officers / Archaeological Officers / Trainee Archaeological Officers
Archaeological Research Services
Assistant Project Officer £21,000 - £24,000. Archaeological Officer £20,000 - £21,000. Trainee Archaeological Officer £18,600.
Permanent positions following 6 month probation.

The Position:

Archaeological Research Services Ltd are recruiting Archaeological Officers and Trainee Archaeological Officers for work on a variety of project work around the UK, attached to one of our various offices. We have positions available for an immediate start.

You will be required to have good team-working ability, enthusiasm and drive to complete tasks and contribute to the operational success of the project. You will have experience of taking part in field projects, contributing to post-excavation work, a sound knowledge of UK archaeology and the ability to write accurate, clear English. You will have responsibility for undertaking and delivering a wide range of projects where you will be accountable to the Projects Manager. You will have excellent written English skills and will be responsible for completing work on commercial and research-based archaeological projects. You must also have survey and IT skills and ideally be competent in the use of CAD. You must be committed to our health and safety culture and positively contribute to Company initiatives. We are a high performing company with a professional yet friendly culture with many outstanding performers. We maintain a sector leading commitment to staff development and training which we require to be reciprocated, and look forward to supporting career development and developing people to be the best they can be.

 

For the Archaeological Officer posts experience gained through voluntary work will also be acceptable.

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

  • Competitive salary
  • Sector-leading commitment to training and career progression
  • Member of the Company’s health cash plan which includes a wide range of health services and financial support
  • Discounts and rewards on health, fitness and entertainment
  • Attractive pension contribution
  • Life assurance cover
  • 28 days annual leave (inclusive of Bank Holidays)
  • Additional annual leave awarded for long service
  • Accommodation provided for away work with subsistence
  • Full personal protective equipment and Company branded attire
  • 100% of CIfA subscription fees and CSCS card fees

To apply, go to our website www.archaeologicalresearchservices.com/about-us/careers/  and download, fill in and submit all the required documentation set out below and send to personnel [at] archaeologicalresearchservices.com. If you would like to discuss the post with us then please ring us on 01629 814540 and ask for ‘personnel’.

Applicants must complete and send in;

·Covering letter comprising 250 words on why you consider yourself a suitable candidate.

·Our application form (downloadable from the website) including the names and full contact details of two referees

·Equal opportunities form (downloadable from our website)

·Full CV

Closing date: Friday 2nd October 2020
Project Managers
Archaeological Research Services
Salary £30,000 - £40,000+ (dependant on experience)
Permanent positions following 6 month probation

The Position:

Are you a highly motivated, go-getter with an ability to oversee multiple projects, people and plan ahead? Do you have a 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 key members of our Management Team to help 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/allied professional. Although we are recruiting for those with an experienced archaeological background that will include a strong track record in report writing, and we also warmly invite applications from those with a broader construction background as we are also looking for Project Managers experienced with NEC3 contracts to help deliver our HS2 projects and especially applicants who can start relatively quickly. The post is nominally based at Bakewell but could be home-working based elsewhere in England with occasional office and site visits required.

You will ideally 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, quality assurance and report checking. You will have responsibility for delivering a wide range of projects and will be accountable to the Head of Field Investigations. You will be responsible for completing work on commercial and research-based archaeological projects on time and to budget and for getting invoices issued promptly. A good knowledge of British Archaeology is essential and ideally a track record in reports, editing and perhaps publication. Good working knowledge of Microsoft Project and Excel and CAD and GIS are an advantage.

We are a high performing company with a professional yet friendly culture 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. We have positions available for an immediate start.

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

  • Competitive salary

  • Sector-leading commitment to training and career progression

  • Member of the Company’s health cash plan which includes a wide range of health services and financial support

  • Discounts and rewards on health, fitness and entertainment

  • Attractive pension contribution

  • Life assurance cover

  • 28 days annual leave (inclusive of Bank Holidays)

  • Additional annual leave awarded for long service

  • Accommodation provided for away work with subsistence

  • Full personal protective equipment and Company branded attire

  • 100% of CIfA subscription fees and CSCS card fees

To apply:

Go to our website www.archaeologicalresearchservices.com/about-us/careers/  and download, fill in and submit all the required documentation set out below and send to personnel [at] archaeologicalresearchservices.com. If you would like to discuss the post with us then please ring us on 01629 814540 and ask for ‘personnel’.

Applicants must complete and send in;

·Covering letter comprising 250 words on why you consider yourself a suitable candidate.

·Our application form (downloadable from the website) including the names and full contact details of two referees

·Equal opportunities form (downloadable from our website)

·Full CV

Closing date: Friday 2nd October 2020
Palaeoenvironmental Officer (Bakewell)
Archaeological Research Services
£21,000 - £28,000
Permanent position (following 6 month probation)

Applications are invited for a professional, highly motivated and capable archaeological palaeoenvironmental specialist, either early career or highly experienced, with ideally an excellent track record in undertaking geoarchaeological mapping and sediment coring, flotation, pollen analysis, botanical macrofossil analysis and wood and charcoal analysis. You will be required to produce high quality reports for commercial and commissioned projects. Ideally you will have a proven track record in the use of key equipment and software including the use of GPS units and total stations as well as CAD, GIS, Tilia and potentially Oxcal. You must also have experience in, and be willing to undertake, some general archaeological tasks from time to time including fieldwork and project work. You will need to have excellent written English skills and will be responsible for completing environmental assessments and analyses on commercial and research-based archaeological projects. A good knowledge of British archaeology is highly desirable as well as a track record in reports and publication. You must be able to work as an effective team member who can be relied on to deliver to tight deadlines. The post will be attached to our Bakewell office and you will be responsible to the Projects Manager.

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

  • Competitive salary
  • Sector-leading commitment to training and career progression
  • Member of the Company’s health cash plan which includes a wide range of health services and financial support
  • Discounts and rewards on health, fitness and entertainment
  • Attractive pension contribution
  • Life assurance cover
  • 28 days annual leave (inclusive of Bank Holidays)
  • Additional annual leave awarded for long service
  • Accommodation provided for away work with subsistence
  • Full personal protective equipment and Company branded attire
  • 100% of CIfA subscription fees and CSCS card fees

 

To apply, go to our website www.archaeologicalresearchservices.com/about-us/careers/  and download, fill in and submit all the required documentation set out below and send to personnel [at] archaeologicalresearchservices.com. If you would like to discuss the post with us then please ring us on 01629 814540 and ask for ‘personnel’.

Applicants must complete and send in;

  • Covering letter comprising 250 words on why you consider yourself a suitable candidate.
  • Our application form (downloadable from the website) including the names and full contact details of two referees
  • Equal opportunities form (downloadable from our website)
  • Full CV

Closing date: Friday 2nd October 2020
Senior Investigator (Maritime)
Royal Commission on the Ancient and Historical Monuments of Wales
£30,600 to £37,410 per annum. Appointment will usually be at the minimum of the pay scale.

The Royal Commission on the Ancient and Historical Monuments of Wales is looking to recruit a Senior Investigator (Maritime), a key post in its Survey and Investigation team.

This is a permanent position. The post is responsible for enhancing and maintaining the National Monuments Record through research and survey of maritime archaeology around the Welsh coast and for providing expert advice to decision makers and planners in the historic environment sector.  

The successful candidate will have direct experience of maritime survey, including in the intertidal zone, a record of synthesis and publication in this field of work and experience of managing and using maritime specialist survey data. We are particularly looking for someone who can work effectively as part of a team to deliver projects and objectives.

The postholder must be based in Wales and be able to attend the office for face to face meetings when necessary. As the Commission is an organisation working in Wales it is essential that the successful applicant for this post is either a Welsh speaker or, if not, is willing to commit to taking lessons with a view to achieving the required level for this post (level 3 on the Royal Commission’s Welsh Skills Assessment Framework).  Training will be provided and funded and time off will be given.

Full details and an application form can be found here: www.rcahmw.gov.uk

Closing date: Tuesday 1st December 2020
Built Heritage Consultant
Place Services
Up to £32,000 per annum
Full time

Job Purpose:

Place Services is at the forefront of environmental consultancy in the public sector, and integral to our success are our people. We are a traded service of Essex County Council and our purpose is to support public sector organisations to deliver their role in sustainable development.

Place Services are on the Institute of Historic Building Conservation’s HESPR register and we are a Registered Organisation with the Chartered Institute for Archaeologists. The growth of our service  means we are looking for a highly-motivated, enthusiastic and versatile historic buildings specialist to join our Historic Environment team.

The key responsibility for this role is to contribute to the effective technical delivery of our built heritage specialism. We offer a unique post which is one of the most diverse in the sector. You will help deliver our existing contracts, which include providing conservation advice to local planning authorities, as well as undertake a diverse range of Historic Environment project work. You will form part of a team that act as Conservation Advisers to local planning authorities in Essex, London, Hertfordshire, Derbyshire and Northamptonshire.

Reporting to the Historic Environment Manager, the Consultant will contribute to realising our on-going commercial success and aspirations for growth. You will deliver work streams for a range of public sector clients, both within and outside of Essex. This will require good technical knowledge and project/client management skills, as well as creative thinking, to ensure effective and profitable delivery of our services.

Based in our offices in Chelmsford, we offer the opportunity for you to develop your expertise as part of a performance-driven team of dedicated professionals, in a region with a rich and varied heritage of historic environment. We invest in the development of our staff, fully funding membership of both the IHBC and CIfA as well as providing funded training to individuals throughout the year.

 

Due to the Covid-19 Pandemic there is currently a requirement for homeworking and this is supported through provision of appropriate I.T. hardware and software.

Typical aspects of this role include:

• Provision of conservation advice (role of conservation officer) to at least one local authority;
• Production of/contribution to conservation area appraisals and design guidance;
• Cross working with our archaeological specialists;
• Joint working with our Natural and Built Environment teams within Place Services;
• Production of Built Heritage Statements and Conservation Management Plans; and
• Contribution to our diverse project work.

Knowledge, Skills and Experience

• Educated to post graduate level in building conservation (or related discipline) with demonstrable professional experience, or to degree level in building conservation (or related discipline) with significant built heritage experience.
• Has or working towards full membership of the Institute of Historic Building Conservation (IHBC).
• A minimum of two years relevant work experience as a built heritage specialist in either the private or public sector.
• Good knowledge of guidance, legislation and planning policy pertaining to the historic environment.
• Good level of technical experience and knowledge of building conservation/historic buildings, including: site analysis, researching and preparing evidence base reports, and experience of development management and listed building consent proposals.
• Good written and verbal communication skills, including report writing and presentation, allied with confident and professional interpersonal skills.
• Good project management skills, including ability to prioritise work whilst maintaining focus on key projects or activities, within tightly defined timescales.
• A full driving licence, and access to a car, is an essential requirement of this role.

Comprehensive training and CPD is available, including access to our annual programme of Traditional Building Skills, Conservation courses and lectures: https://www.placeservices.co.uk/courses/

For an informal discussion about the position please call Historic Environment Manager Tim Murphy (07738 886108) or email tim.murphy [at] essex.gov.uk.

Benefits

Essex County Council is proud to offer an excellent benefits package to all its employees. More information can be found on https://www.workingforessex.com/benefits

Apply and next steps

Please apply via the Working for Essex website, ensuring you upload an up to date CV and supporting statement when prompted.

You can apply at the following link:

https://www.workingforessex.com/job-application/29214

Applications are required to be submitted by midnight on Sunday 4th October 2020

Essex County Council is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and vulnerable adults, and expects all employees and volunteers to share this commitment.

We seek the best talent from the widest pool of people as diversity is key to our success.

Closing date: Sunday 4th October 2020
Trainee Field Technician
Archaeology Warwickshire
£20.092 - £20,493 pro rata
37 hours per week

         

   We are seeking graduates looking to start a career in commercial archaeology on our CIfA approved training scheme (curtesy of Oxford Archaeology) https://www.wmjobs.co.uk/job/81699/trainee-                 field-technician/

About the Organisation

Archaeology Warwickshire is a cadre of experts who successfully deliver high-quality, professional archaeology and heritage services across the midlands, to a range of private and public sector clients. Our core ethos for continual professional development and the advancement of local expertise has enabled us to thrive commercially whilst not losing sight that people come first.

We are looking for graduates with a keen interest in British archaeology who want to be trained on a broad range of heritage projects to begin, or continue, their career in commercial archaeology.

The successful candidates will undergo intensive training over an initial 12 week period and subject to satisfactory progress, will thereafter be offered a further 12 weeks training. It is expected that completion of the programme will generate an application for PCIfA membership, which AW will actively support and fund. Discretionary extensions of six weeks for each phase may be granted: the process will therefore take a minimum of 24 weeks and up to a maximum of 36 weeks.

Once part of our team you can expect extensive and fully-funded training, opportunities to develop specialisms, a healthy work-life balance and to be treated with respect. We support each other to be the best we can be.

For further information about the role please see the Job Description, Person Specification and the detailed Training Scheme.

             https://www.wmjobs.co.uk/job/81699/trainee-field-technician/

Additional Information

For further queries about the role please contact Stuart Palmer – stuartpalmer [at] warwickshire.gov.uk  01926 412278

Please send your CV along with at least 1000 words explaining what you think has been the most important recent advancement in British archaeology and why you want a career in commercial archaeology.

 

Closing date: Saturday 10th October 2020
Project Archaeologists - Trainee graduate posts available
York Archaeological Trust
£20,029 p.a. / starting rate £18,913

Location: Nottingham, Sheffield, York and Various locations

About Us:

Founded in 1972, York Archaeological Trust has since 2011 incorporated both ArcHeritage (Sheffield), and Trent & Peak Archaeology (Nottingham); the latter being the oldest established archaeological unit in the East Midlands. YAT provides a unique and exciting employment opportunity, combining world famous heritage attractions such as Jorvik Viking Centre, with excavation, survey, consultancy, expert conservation services, research and an unmatched commitment to dissemination and public engagement.

YAT’s offices maintain a strong regional focus, with a particular emphasis on urban archaeology, industrial archaeology, built heritage, 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.

We are looking for project archaeologists at all levels of field experience for a variety of sites across Yorkshire and the East Midlands.   Full support and training, focussing on the Skills Passport, CPD log and tailored sessions will be given to graduate trainees (less than 6 months experience) to acquire the skills to progress.

What we offer:

  • Immediate starts - 3 month initial contracts with strong possibility of extension.
  • Company pension scheme, where both the Employee and Employer contribute.
  • Annual leave entitlement on joining is 28 days including 8 bank holidays, rising to 33 days after 5 years of service.
  • Annual Holiday purchase scheme, purchase up to 2 weeks additional holiday.
  • Free Eye tests for VDU users.
  • The Trust will contribute 50% of the cost of one subscription to an approved professional body

       (e.g. CIfA).

  • 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.

Application is by CV and covering letter. Jobs are presently available in York and Nottingham, so please state a preference if relevant. Job descriptions, person specs and details on the Trusts Recruitment, Rewards and Benefits are available at - https://www.yorkarchaeology.co.uk/jobs 

Applications should be completed and returned to Alison Wilson (YAT/T&PA Post-Excavation Manager).

For an informal discussion please contact Olly Cooper (YAT/T&PA Project Manager) on (07432694173).

Closing date: Sunday 4th October 2020
GEOARCHAEOLOGIST PROJECT OFFICER and / or SUPERVISOR
Oxford Archaeology
£22,027 to £29,624 (pay award pending)
Permanent appointment

Oxford Archaeology is one of the largest independent archaeological practices in Europe. Our size and reputation ensure 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:

We are looking to employ an experienced Geoarchaeologist to work on projects initially from our Oxford office with options to then transfer to Lancaster or Cambridge. You will be working alongside a team of highly qualified specialists from a range of disciplines, committed to promoting a holistic approach to archaeological investigation.  

The role is both field (including ‘away based’ sites) and office based and will primarily involve directing auger, borehole and test pit surveys, geotechnical watching briefs and sampling during evaluations and excavations. A significant component of the role will be the production of predictive deposit models, sediment recording and interpretation of past depositional environments. The role will involve contributions to client reports and post-excavation analyses to publication.

We are looking for a Geoarchaeologist who can demonstrate significant experience at Supervisor level or above, and who is able to take on responsibility for geoarchaeological projects in the field and make a significant contribution during the post-excavation process. You should have experience of a range of project types as well as good IT skills and proven writing skills. You will have a good understanding of commercial archaeology in the UK and the Health and Safety legislation relevant to it. You will need to be a confident and energetic problem solver with strong communication and interpersonal skills, and have a commitment to engaging the wider community in aspects of our work. Candidates will report directly to the Head of Geoarchaeological Services.

Position requirements:

Essential

  • Significant practical experience of archaeological fieldwork within the UK.
  • Knowledge of the application of geoarchaeological strategies to site prospection and evaluation along with relevant industry guidance.
  • Experience supervising borehole and auger surveys and production of geoarchaeological deposit models.
  • A post graduate qualification in geoarchaeology or related earth science discipline.
  • Significant knowledge of British Quaternary stratigraphy.
  • In depth knowledge and practical experience of a range of geoarchaeological field and lab methods including detailed sediment recording and interpretation.
  • Experience of supervising teams and associated health and safety considerations.
  • Demonstrable report writing and IT skills.
  • Excellent time management and problem solving skills. The ability to take responsibility and successfully work to project deadlines and budgets.
  • Ability to work as part of a team.
  • A full driving licence and the ability to drive OA company vehicles is essential, as is a current CSCS (Construction Skills Certification Scheme) card.

Desirable

  • Competent use of geological modelling software (eg Rockworks), GIS and CAD packages.
  • Specialist skills in a particular sub-discipline or area of geoarchaeology.
  • Survey skills eg. use of GPS.
  • A recent publication record and an active involvement in the research community.
  • Enthusiasm for promoting geoarchaeological approaches to site evaluation within the wider archaeological sector.
  • Experience of working in coastal, estuarine and / or alluvial environments.
  • Familiarity with the integration of borehole data with remote sensing and geophysical survey eg. electromagnetic techniques, ground penetrating radar and Lidar.
  • Experience of integrating palaeoenvironmental proxy data and scientific dating results into geoarchaeological deposit models.

Applicants should be members, or eligible for membership, of the CIfA.

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

Employee benefits:

  • Competitive salary range £22,027 to £29,624 (pay award pending):  appointments will be made on the basis of demonstrated ability, previous experience and CIfA membership if appropriate.
  • Up to 35 days holiday (including statutory holidays and concessionary days at Christmas).
  • Company pension scheme.
  • Training including placements, and opportunities for career progression.
  • 100% of CIfA subscription fees, up to ACIfA level (those at MCIfA level will receive the equivalent of ACIfA level).
  • Free transport from regional offices to sites.
  • High quality personal protective equipment (inc. 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.
  • Overtime will be paid for additional hours worked including travelling time where you are the ‘responsible person’ or driver.
  • Cycle to work scheme.

If you would like to discuss the role and opportunities on offer please contact in complete confidence Liz Stafford, Head of Geoarchaeological Services liz.stafford [at] oxfordarchaeology.com or 07584501532.

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:

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 enclose 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 4th October 2020
Field Archaeologist
Société Jersiaise

We are recruiting a new archaeologist.  Please see our website for details:

www.societe-jersiaise.org

Closing date: Saturday 31st October 2020
Archaeological Officer (Level 4)
Archaeology Warwickshire
Grade I - £27,041 - £29,577

Archaeology Warwickshire is a cadre of experts who successfully deliver high-quality, professional archaeology and heritage services across the midlands, to a range of private and public sector clients. Our core ethos for continual professional development and the advancement of local expertise has enabled us to thrive commercially whilst not losing sight that people come first. We don’t believe in wilful expansion and contraction at the expense of our teammates on behalf of the market. 

Now a valuable team member is relocating out of our core area for personal reasons and we wish to recruit an experienced project officer. We know this won’t be an easy task – it’s never easy to replace a teammate and we will consider a less experienced, but exceptional candidate as an Assistant Archaeological Officer (Level 3 starting at £24,491) with an expectation of promotion once proven in project delivery. 

We are looking for a professional archaeologist with a few years commercial experience in Britain who wants to work on a broad range of heritage projects. The successful candidate will understand the planning process; will have carried out watching briefs and written reports; will have run multi-trench evaluations and written reports; will have directed or supervised excavations and have demonstrable experience in report and archive production. 

Once part of our team you can expect extensive and fully-funded training, opportunities to develop specialisms, a healthy work-life balance not predicated on crisscrossing the country and to be treated with respect. We support each other to be the best we can be.

If you would like an informal chat or any further information regarding what it is like to work at Archaeology Warwickshire, please do not hesitate to contact anyone in our team

Although you will work from our bespoke new base in Leamington Spa, fieldwork will mostly be within one hour of the office. You will be given a fully enabled Microsoft Surface Pro and flexible home-working will be positively encouraged.

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

•          33 days holiday (including bank holidays) rising to 38 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 and CIfA membership or commitment to join at ACIfA or above.

No postal applications or CVs please.

A formal application can be found along with a job description at https://ce0242li.webitrent.com/ce0242li_webrecruitment/wrd/run/ETREC107GF.open?VACANCY_ID%3d388793QwfV&WVID=580773AtpY&LANG=USA

Closing date: Monday 28th September 2020
Archaeologist - Northampton
MOLA
Starting from £21,013
Full time, 37.5 hours per week -Varied fixed term

Locations: Northampton based, but travel to sites across the UK will be required

The Role

We are looking for individuals, potentially available for immediate starts, with ideally at least three months’ experience in UK commercial archaeology, although relevant European commercial experience will also be considered.

We have a number of large and exciting projects across the East of England, the Midlands and beyond. Most projects are based within commuting distance of Northampton, for which transport is provided from our Northampton offices to and from site, including paid time for drivers.  Significant projects are due to start in Oxfordshire, Cambridgeshire and Warwickshire.  When conditions allow for or projects further away high-quality accommodation and subsistence is provided during the week.  Away work should be considered a normal part of this role.

As one of the largest independent archaeological organisations in the UK we can offer a wide range of interesting, exciting and challenging projects, of all types and periods.  Recent highlights of works undertaken by our Northampton office have included a waterlogged Anglo-Saxon cemetery with preserved coffins, Neolithic burials, a causewayed enclosure, extensive Iron Age and Roman settlements and part of a medieval manorial complex.

MOLA pays for CIfA application and membership fees in full, and also reimburses up to £40 for safety boots.

Offers will be made to suitable candidates before the closing date, so early applications are advised.

Please note:  We have comprehensive COVID-19 plans in place and are following all current Government and Public Health England guidance on establishing and maintaining a safe working environment during COVID-19 (https://www.archaeologists.net/practices/coronavirus/siteworking).  We are in constant dialogue with clients and staff representatives and we’re doing all we can to ensure all staff can continue to work and operate safely while travelling to site, working on site, and working in our offices.   All new starters will receive a thorough and up to date health and safety briefing. For more details regarding MOLA's plan, please see the details here: https://www.mola.org.uk/coronavirus-update.

The following criteria are essential:
•    Interest in and knowledge of British archaeology
•    CSCS card (ideally Academically Qualified Person or Professionally Qualified Person) or willingness to acquire one
•    Use of or knowledge of archaeological recording systems
•    Experience of archaeological fieldwork
•    Ability to carry out prolonged manual work in an outdoor environment in all weather
•    Good organisational skills
•    Good communication skills, and ability to work positively as part of a team
•    Ability to work under pressure
•    An understanding and appreciation of diversity in the workplace

The following criteria are desirable:
•    Degree in archaeology or equivalent experience
•    Driving licence and willingness to drive company vehicles
•    Membership of the Chartered Institute of Archaeologists (CIfA)
•    Experience of commercial archaeological fieldwork
•    Experience of working in urban, rural and/or infrastructure construction environments
•    Ability to work without close supervision
•    Use of Microsoft Office packages

Employee Benefits:
We offer a range of benefits to our employees including the following:
•    30 days annual leave (including bank holidays), rising based on service length
•    Generous pension scheme
•    Life Assurance and Sickness Income Protection Policies
•    Health care cash plan (including dependent children)
•    Subsidy for relevant professional memberships
•    Cycle Scheme
•    Relocation incentive of up to £500 subject to eligibility
•    Free access to many of London’s museums and galleries (excluding ticketed events)

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.

Please note:
•    For more information and to apply, please download the full job description and application form from the MOLA website site at https://www.mola.org.uk/about-us/careers quoting reference A0520N
•    Applications without an application form will not be considered.
•    Applications should be submitted electronically to recruitment [at] mola.org.uk
•    The closing date for the vacancy is 23:59 on 30th September 2020.
•    Early applications are advised as applications will be reviewed upon receipt and start dates are available immediately and through August and September 2020.  

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: Wednesday 30th September 2020
Project Management Team
MOLA
£27,470 to £43,000 (dependent upon role and experience)
Permanent, full time

Location: Based in Northampton (with travel to project sites as required & consideration will be given to flexible work locations)
Generous relocation allowance (eligibility rules apply)

Senior Project Manager ref. SPM620N
• To support the Directors in the operation and development of the business at Northampton and within MOLA and work with others to ensure the implementation of effective business wide strategies in alignment with the organisation business plan
• To lead on the tender, management and completion of major archaeological contracts in accordance with agreed business development target so as to meet client requirements and underpin MOLA’s reputation as a leading commercial archaeology organisation

Project Manager ref. PM620N
• The purpose of this role is to work closely with Senior Project Managers in the tender, design and delivery of archaeological projects in accordance with agreed business development target and compliance with all local, regional, national and professional standards
• To manage and complete archaeological contracts from initiation to publication in accordance with agreed business development targets
• To manage the execution of contracts so as to meet client requirements and underpin MOLA’s reputation as a leading commercial archaeological organisation

Assistant Project Manager ref. APM620N
• The primary purpose of this role is to support Project Managers and Senior Project Managers in the design and delivery of archaeological projects and to manage smaller / less complex projects within agreed business development targets.
• On a daily basis, you will have a number of varied responsibilities including costing, organising, managing and delivering projects, forming project teams in liaison with other managers, and managing the execution of projects so as to meet client requirements and underpin MOLA’s reputation as a leading commercial archaeological organisation.

We are looking for motivated and capable individuals to join our Project Management team at Northampton.  All applicants will be considered, from experienced Project Managers looking to develop their careers to candidates who want to move into Project Management for the first time.  MOLA are offering a generous relocation allowance for successful candidates who relocate to Northampton.

As one of the largest independent archaeological practices in the UK, MOLA offers continued career progression within the organisation, and the opportunity to expand and develop personal and professional skills into all aspects of archaeological practice, within a dynamic and interesting environment. In the longer term there are career opportunities to move into senior management roles within the organisation, contributing to the strategic direction of the business.  Flexibility and innovation are key factors in the success of any organisation, and you will be encouraged to develop your own solutions and approaches to your projects, with the independence to manage your own time and priorities.

We have a diverse and interesting portfolio of exciting projects throughout the UK and are growing the business and client base.  You will have the opportunity to join a close-knit team with the opportunity to contribute to the continued growth of the business.

The Roles
The successful candidates will be expected to tender for and procure new business at a level appropriate to the level of the appointment.  They will manage a range of archaeological fieldwork and post-excavation projects simultaneously whilst ensuring delivery within set timescales and budgets.  Maintaining quality standards and safe working practices are essential.

Professional experience
Ideally candidates would have demonstrable experience of successfully tendering for and managing projects from initiation to completion.  However, there is also the opportunity for the right candidates with the ambition to move their career forward as part of MOLA’s commitment to career development, for which training and mentoring would be provided.  In order to help with this MOLA, offer a structured training and development programme to develop help the right candidate develop the appropriate skills.

Membership of CIfA at Associate or Member grade or eligibility and willingness to apply is required.  MOLA will pay for application and membership fees.  A full clean driving licence is essential as regular travel will be required.

Personal qualities
Candidates should have excellent communication skills, the ability to manage their own workload and prioritise accordingly.  A suitable level of experience in team management and project delivery is expected according to roles.  The successful candidates will be able to motivate, empower and inspire project teams and be able to build productive and professional relationships with all our partners across the sector including clients, consultants, other contractors and curators.  Good problem-solving skills and the ability to work as part of multi-disciplinary teams are essential.

Please note:  We have comprehensive COVID-19 plans in place and are following all current Government and Public Health England guidance on establishing and maintaining a safe working environment during COVID-19 (https://www.archaeologists.net/practices/coronavirus/siteworking).  We are in constant dialogue with clients and staff representatives and we’re doing all we can to ensure all staff can continue to work and operate safely while travelling to site, working on site, and working in our offices.   All new starters will receive a thorough and up to date health and safety briefing. For more details regarding MOLA's plan, please see the details here: https://www.mola.org.uk/coronavirus-update.

Employee Benefits
We offer a range of benefits to our employees including the following:
•    30 days annual leave (including bank holidays), rising based on service length
•    Generous pension scheme
•    Life Assurance and Sickness Income Protection Policies
•    Health care cash plan (including dependent children)
•    Subsidy for relevant professional memberships
•    Cycle Scheme
•    Relocation incentive of up to £5000 subject to eligibility
•    Free access to many of London’s museums and galleries (excluding ticketed events)

MOLA have a policy of mentoring and training for staff at all levels to develop individual capability and enhance career prospects.

Please note:
• For more information about the role and to apply, please download the full job description and application form from the MOLA website at https://www.mola.org.uk/about-us/careers 
• Applications without an application form will not be considered.
• When completing the application form, please clearly state which position you are applying for and use appropriate job reference:
        - APM620N – Assistant Project Manager
        - PM620N – Project Manager
        - SPM620N – Senior Project Manager
• Applications should be submitted electronically to recruitment [at] mola.org.uk   
• The closing date for the vacancy is 30th September at 23:59.
• Early applications are advised as interviews may be held throughout the application process.

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: Wednesday 30th September 2020
Project Supervisors Northampton (travel to sites across the UK will required)
MOLA
Starting from £24,088 to £26,138 (Salary dependent on experience)
Full time 37.5hours per week, Varied; Permanent and fixed term contracts available
Reference: PS206N

The Role

We are looking for Project Supervisors to join our expanding team in Northampton during a period of sustained business growth based from the Northampton office. We have a diverse and interesting portfolio of exciting projects throughout the UK and an expanding client base.

The role will be based in the MOLA Northampton office and at project sites as required, so a level of flexibility to work away is required.

MOLA has an extensive and diverse range of projects starting in May and June across the midlands, including Northamptonshire, Leicestershire, Warwickshire, Buckinghamshire and Cambridgeshire.  These provide the opportunities for committed individuals to advance their careers, undertaking important pieces of work for one of the largest commercial archaeological organisations in the UK.There are opportunities to develop careers and expertise beyond Project Supervisor, within an environment that values individuals and the contributions they bring to the organisation, recognising the importance of work/life balance.

The Project Supervisor will have sole responsibility for small-medium sized projects primarily involving fieldwork, post-fieldwork analysis, reporting and publication. These include excavations, evaluations, survey work and building recording.  They will also contribute to larger scale schemes as part of a team led by a Project Officer, being responsible for specific areas or tasks within the archaeological team.

Offers will be made to suitable candidates before the closing date, so early applications are advised.

Please note:  We have comprehensive COVID-19 plans in place and are following all current Government and Public Health England guidance on establishing and maintaining a safe working environment during COVID-19 (https://www.archaeologists.net/practices/coronavirus/siteworking).  We are in constant dialogue with clients and staff representatives and we’re doing all we can to ensure all staff can continue to work and operate safely while travelling to site, working on site, and working in our offices.   All new starters will receive a thorough and up to date health and safety briefing. For more details regarding MOLA's plan, please see the details here: https://www.mola.org.uk/coronavirus-update.

The following criteria are essential:
• Interest in and knowledge of British archaeology
• CSCS card (ideally Academically Qualified Person of Professionally Qualified Person) or willingness to acquire one
• Experience and understanding of UK commercial archaeology
• Excellent prioritisation and organisational skills
• Excellent communication skills both written and oral
• Skills in people management
• An understanding of diversity and how it relates to the role

The following criteria are desirable:
• Degree in archaeology or equivalent experience
• Driving licence and willingness to drive company vehicles
• Member of the Charted Institute of Archaeologist (CIFA) at AIFA level or willingness to join
• Experience of working in commercial archaeological in field work
• Experience of working in urban, rural and/or infrastructure construction environments
• Understanding of construction process

Employee Benefits
We offer a range of benefits to our employees including the following:
• 30 days annual leave (including bank holidays), rising based on service length
• Generous pension scheme
• Life Assurance and Sickness Income Protection Policies
• Health care cash plan (including dependent children)
• Subsidy for relevant professional memberships
• Cycle Scheme
• Relocation incentive of up to £1000 subject to eligibility
• Free access to many of London’s museums and galleries (excluding ticketed events)

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.

Please note:
• For more information and to apply, please download the full job description and application form from the MOLA website at https://www.mola.org.uk/about-us/careers quoting reference PS206N
• Applications without an application form will not be considered.
• Applications should be submitted electronically to recruitment [at] mola.org.uk
• The closing date for the vacancy is 30th September at 23:59
• Early applications are advised as applications will be reviewed upon receipt and start dates are available immediately and through August & September 2020.

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: Wednesday 30th September 2020
Project Officers - Northampton based (travel to sites across the UK will be required)
£27,470 to £29,469 (Salary dependent on experience)
Full time, 37.5 hours per week.Varied; Permanent and fixed term contracts available
Reference: PO620N

We are looking for Project Officers to join our expanding team in Northampton during a period of sustained business growth based from the Northampton office. We have a diverse and interesting portfolio of exciting projects throughout the UK and an expanding client base.

The role will be based in the MOLA Northampton office and at project sites as required, so a level of flexibility to work away is required when conditions allow such works to take place.

MOLA has an extensive and diverse range of projects starting in May and June across the midlands, including Northamptonshire, Leicestershire, Warwickshire, Buckinghamshire and Cambridgeshire.  These provide the opportunities for committed individuals to advance their careers, undertaking important pieces of work for one of the largest commercial archaeological organisations in the UK.  There are opportunities to develop careers and expertise beyond Project Officer, within an environment that values individuals and the contributions they bring to the organisation, recognising the importance of work/life balance.

The role:
The Project Officer will be responsible for medium to large projects primarily involving excavation and post-fieldwork analysis, reporting and publication but could also include evaluation, survey work and building recording.

The successful candidate will have proven extensive and relevant experience within commercial archaeology.  They will have good prioritising and organisational skills in running archaeological fieldwork and post-excavation projects, with an ability to work to fixed timescales and deadlines.  They will be able to provide evidence of clarity in both written and spoken communication and be able to liaise effectively with colleagues, clients, and planning archaeologists.  They will have sound understanding of archaeological project costing and budgets.

The ideal person will already be working in a project supervisory capacity and this could provide an ideal opportunity for someone looking move to the next stage of their career.  Training and mentoring would be provided for the right candidate with the ambition to move their career forward as part of MOLA’s commitment to career development.

Please note:  We have comprehensive COVID-19 plans in place and are following all current Government and Public Health England guidance on establishing and maintaining a safe working environment during COVID-19 (https://www.archaeologists.net/practices/coronavirus/siteworking).  We are in constant dialogue with clients and staff representatives and we’re doing all we can to ensure all staff can continue to work and operate safely while travelling to site, working on site, and working in our offices.   All new starters will receive a thorough and up to date health and safety briefing. For more details regarding MOLA's plan, please see the details here: https://www.mola.org.uk/coronavirus-update.

Membership of the CIfA is preferred at AIFA level or above.  A full clean driving licence is essential for this role as regular travel will be required.

Employee Benefits:
We offer a range of benefits to our employees including the following:
•    30 days annual leave (including bank holidays), rising based on service length
•    Generous pension scheme
•    Life Assurance and Sickness Income Protection Policies
•    Health care cash plan (including dependent children)
•    Subsidy for relevant professional memberships
•    Cycle Scheme
•    Relocation incentive of up to £1000 subject to eligibility
•    Free access to many of London’s museums and galleries (excluding ticketed events)

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.

Please note:
•    For more information about the role and to apply, please download the full job description and application form from the MOLA website at https://www.mola.org.uk/about-us/careers 
•    Applications without an application form will not be considered.
•    When completing the application form, please state which position you are applying for using the job reference PO620N
•    Applications should be submitted electronically to recruitment [at] mola.org.uk   
•    The closing date for the vacancy is 30th September at 23:59.

Early applications are advised as applications will be reviewed upon receipt and start dates are available immediately and through August & September 2020.

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: Wednesday 30th September 2020