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Principal Heritage Consultant
ECUS
Competitive Package
Full time, part-time considered


Location: Sheffield

Ecus Ltd has been providing environmental consultancy services for over 30 years and has gained a reputation for technical excellence, staff development and having a great working environment. Building upon our continued success we are looking to appoint an additional post to our Heritage Team servicing our Sheffield office.

The Role
We would welcome applications from those who have established their consultancy careers and are seeking new challenges or those looking to progress their career and step up into a more senior management role.
The role will include:
• Preparation and review of fee quotes and tenders.
• Maintaining and developing client relationships.
• Managing a small team of junior staff and providing quality assurance.
• Working with the Head of Heritage and Regional Manager to grow the business
• Scoping, Procuring and Managing Fieldwork
• Undertaking and reviewing statements of significance and impact assessment for historic environment desk-based assessment and EIA.

Desirable Skills & Experience
• Excellent communication and report writing skills
• Relevant degree – or have an interest/specialism (i.e. archaeology, historic environment, historic buildings, landscape archaeology)
• Have an established specialist skill area (built heritage, archaeology, landscapes) to support the business’ aims
• Experience of managing staff and securing work in a consultancy environment
• Experience of managing a wide variety of clients and historic environment projects
• Membership of CIfA, or equivalent professional body, at Member level.
• Experience in assessing heritage significance and setting.
• Authoritative knowledge of national legislation and planning policy in respect to heritage management
• Familiarity with ArcGIS and CAD applications, desirable but not essential.
• CSCS is desirable but training can be provided.
• Full driving licence

On a personal level, we are looking for enthusiastic and motivated people with good communication skills and the ability to fit into a small, lively and ambitious team.

Salary & Benefits
As well as our generous benefits package we are committed to assisting the professional and personal development of our team and have been awarded Investors in People status.

• Professional annual membership fees
• Contributory pension scheme
• Healthcare benefit package
• Development and training opportunities
• 25 days annual leave plus bank holidays
• Employee benefit scheme (Perkbox)
• PPE provided
• Friendly, supportive working environment

Ecus is an equal opportunities employer and applications should be made via email including CV and covering letter.

If you would like further information regarding this opportunity or have any question feel free to contact us using the details below.

Closing date for applications is 20th October 2017 though early applications are encouraged and the post may close early.

All applications should be sent to: recruitment [at] ecusltd.co.uk

Website: www.ecusltd.co.uk

Closing date: Friday 20th October 2017
Archaeologists and Supervisory staff
Allen Archaeology Ltd
Dependent on role applied for
Permanent contracts will follow the successful completion of 3 month probationary period


We are looking for enthusiastic and committed archaeologists and supervisory staff to join our friendly and approachable team, based at our head office in the thriving and affordable University City of Lincoln (we’re not just saying that, it’s really lovely here!), and with the opportunity to be involved in projects throughout England. We currently employ around 40 staff but retain the values of a small company, giving staff of all levels the chance to be involved in a variety of aspects of survey, GIS, photography, excavation and post-excavation work.

In line with our policy of providing job security to our staff, permanent contracts will follow the successful completion of 3 month probationary period. Appointments will be made according to the level of experience of the successful candidates. Please note that application for the senior roles is by application form.

In addition to the basic salary outlined below you will receive:
• An additional allowance of £10 per day for away working, and subsistence payments of up to £15 a day to cover food expenses when working away
• Overtime paid at enhanced rates outside a standard 8 hour day (1.5 on weekdays)
• Paid travel time to site for all staff (at OT rates where this means a longer day)
• Paid driving time to and from site for all official AAL drivers
• Full sick pay after a two day qualifying period

We also provide:
• 28 days holiday pro rata with an incremental increase after three years continuous service
• High quality away work accommodation
• Occupational pension with employer’s contribution
• Childcare voucher scheme
• Cycle-to-work scheme
• Annual company dividend (profit share) to all staff
• 50% contribution to CIfA membership
• A range of formal, accredited training and individual training plans for role progression

Project Archaeologists

£18,903.77 to £19,485.42 p.a.

Do you have at least three months field experience in commercial archaeology in the UK? We are looking for five new archaeologists to join our team. CSCS card and membership of CIfA are preferred.

To apply, please email a full CV with name, address and contact details, two references and covering letter to info [at] allenarchaeology.co.uk, with JIS2017B in the subject header. References will not be approached without permission. Candidates will be reviewed upon receipt of their application. We welcome applications from previous candidates, with updated CVs if they have not applied to the company in the last 6 months. Closing date for applications is 16:00 on 28th September 2017.

Project Supervisor/Project Officer/Senior Project Officer

£21,623.08 to £27,921.54

Are you and experienced Project Supervisor or Project Officer? We are looking for two new team members to help lead a range of projects. If you have a strong ability in archaeological field practices, good report writing skills and a positive and enthusiastic attitude, why not join us? We have a strong ethos (and an ATF Award) in training and mentoring staff and work to ensure our field team have a broad skills set.

For the role of Project Supervisor you will have at least 3 months experience of supervising commercial fieldwork projects such as watching briefs and small evaluations in the UK, working on your own and/or leading small teams.

For the role of Project Officer/Senior Project Officer you will have at least 12 months experience of supervising commercial fieldwork projects in the UK, proven experience of supervising large and complex fieldwork projects, of successfully coordinating and completing post-excavation analysis and reporting within set timescales. Publication experience is desirable (and essential at Senior level). You must have excellent communication and inter-personal skills and a strong record of team leadership.

Essential
• Sound knowledge and understanding of British archaeology of all periods
• Experience of post-excavation analysis and reporting
• An enthusiasm and strong ability in field archaeological practices
• Willingness to work on your own or leading a team
• A courteous and professional manner and a positive outlook
• Excellent computer literacy
• Experience of supervising staff
• Attention to detail
• Driving license

Desirable
• Relevant archaeological qualification
• Experience of drawing packages such as AutoCAD and/or CorelDraw and of GIS (essential for the PO role)
• CSCS card
• CIfA membership

To apply for these supervisory roles please download an application form from our website www.allenarchaeology.co.uk or using the link below and submit the completed form using the link below. Interviews will be held for this role if you have not heard from us within four weeks of your application you have not been selected for interview but we thank you for your interest. Closing date for applications is 16:00 on 28th September 2017.

https://allenarchaeologyltd.peoplehr.net/Pages/JobBoard/Opening.aspx?v=6...

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

Closing date: Thursday 28th September 2017
Archaeological Consultant- Bristol Office
AECOM
Salaries will meet or exceed CIfA recommendations
Reference: 160203BR


AECOM is seeking two Archaeological Consultants with experience in historic environment assessment, EIA and mitigation design to take forward a broad range of projects through from initial planning to final completion. This is an exciting opportunity to join a well-established heritage team and to contribute to a variety of schemes from mixed-use development to large-scale infrastructure.
The successful candidates will be based in Bristol as part of a wider national team of experienced archaeological and built heritage consultants delivering quality projects to time and budget. You will be offered support to expand your experience and develop within a structured, friendly team environment.

We are now looking to enhance and grow our team with an individual with a sound technical background and experience of working in the commercial heritage field who shares our enthusiasm and determination to support our expanding workload. The team provides services ranging from feasibility studies, historic environment impact assessment, and fieldwork design and management on a wide range of contracts for external clients and internal facing AECOM business lines.

AECOM’s heritage team comprises about 25 staff across the UK with specialisms in archaeology, built heritage, historic landscapes and conservation. We work closely with our multi-disciplinary environment teams as well as with architects, conservation engineers and other specialists involved in conservation projects. Our clients are from the private and public sector and our leading UK clients include Highways England, Environment Agency, HCA, HS2, and numerous Local Authorities, as well as leading contractors and developers.
Projects:
Our current portfolio of works comprises a diverse mix of local and national infrastructure improvements for major clients. A selection of our current and recent projects includes:
• A303 Amesbury to Berwick Down cultural heritage lead;
• HS2 Phase 1 enabling works central section – archaeology and built heritage design and management;
• HS2 Phase 2b – Heritage lead for Lot 2 (Leeds South);
• Highways England Cultural Heritage Advisor;
• Environment Agency secondments advising on flood alleviation and water management projects;
• Impact assessment and mitigation management for several large-scale highways schemes in England and Northern Ireland;
• Impact assessments of numerous development types – from minerals to residential.

Job Responsibilities:
The appropriate level of technical expertise is required in order to:
• Work as part of the heritage team on multi-disciplinary projects;
• Undertake independent archival research;
• Organise and undertake unaccompanied site visits and walk-over surveys;
• Prepare, or contribute to, assessment and other technical reports such as desk-based assessments and environmental statements;
• Analyse and assess the contribution that setting makes to the significance of a heritage asset and how setting may be impacted by a scheme proposal;
• Manage workloads to ensure that projects are delivered on time and within budget;
• Maintain professionalism and excellence through strong writing skills and behaviours;
• Engage in effective consultation with statutory and non-statutory consultees;
• Work with engineers and designers to inform mitigation strategies;
• Liaise effectively with managers, consultants from other disciplines and other stakeholders as required.

Minimum Requirements
• Candidate Requirements:
• Excellent research skills are essential;
• Good technical and communication skills and a sound knowledge of UK heritage legislation and policy;
• Evidence of ability to work collaboratively within a large team and ability to manage own time both within a team or alone to tight deadlines;
• Driving licence essential;
• You will be able to demonstrate experience or understanding of Health and Safety compliance and prepare risk assessments;
• Detailed knowledge of UK heritage legislation and policy;

Preferred Qualifications
• You will have a first degree in archaeology or a related subject. You will be a member of the Chartered Institute for Archaeologists at an appropriate level or be eligible to join with AECOM’s support.

Closing date: Monday 9th October 2017
Senior Archaeological Consultant
AECOM
Salaries will meet or exceed CIfA recommendations
Reference: 158204BR


Location: London - Wimbledon Office
AECOM is seeking a Senior Archaeological Consultant with experience in historic environment assessment, EIA and mitigation design to take forward a broad range of projects through from initial planning to final completion. This is an exciting opportunity to join a well-established heritage team and to take responsibility for a variety of schemes from mixed-use development to large-scale infrastructure.
AECOM’s heritage team comprises about 25 staff across the UK with specialisms in archaeology, built heritage, historic landscapes and conservation. We work closely with our multi-disciplinary environment teams as well as with architects, conservation engineers and other specialists involved in conservation projects.

We are now looking to enhance and grow our team with individuals with a sound technical background and experience project management who share our enthusiasm and determination to support our expanding workload.
The successful candidate will be based in Wimbledon, London, as part of a wider national team of experienced archaeological and built heritage consultants delivering quality projects to time and budget. You will be offered support to expand your experience and develop within a structured, friendly team environment.
The team provides services ranging from feasibility studies, historic environment impact assessment, and fieldwork design and management on a wide range of contracts for external and internal facing AECOM business lines.

Our clients are from the private and public sector and our leading UK clients include Highways England, Environment Agency, HCA, HS2, numerous Local Authorities, as well as leading contractors and developers. Our current portfolio of works comprises a diverse mix of local and national infrastructure improvements for major clients. A selection of our current and recent projects includes:
• A303 Amesbury to Berwick Down Cultural heritage lead;
• HS2 Phase 1 enabling works central section – archaeology and built heritage design and management;
• Olympic Legacy Cultural and Education District – heritage consultancy;
• HS2 Phase 2b – Heritage lead for Lot 2 (Leeds South);
• Highways England Cultural Heritage Advisor;
• Environment Agency secondments advising on flood alleviation projects;
• Impact assessment and mitigation management for several large-scale highways schemes in England and Northern Ireland;
• Impact assessments of numerous development types – from minerals to residential.

Job Responsibilities:

The appropriate level of technical expertise is required in order to:
• Research, write and assemble heritage impact assessments;
• Develop mitigation strategies and design solutions to reduce historic environment effects from new developments;
• Design, procure and manage site works;
• Demonstrate experience or understanding of Health and Safety compliance and prepare and review risk assessments;
• You will have a flexible approach to supporting the existing team in other locations;
• Provide robust and informed advice to clients on heritage matters;
• Provide a point of contact internally and externally for existing and new clients and to represent AECOM at multi-disciplinary meetings.

Candidate Requirements:
• You will have good technical and communication skills and a sound knowledge of UK heritage legislation and policy;
• Evidence of ability to work collaboratively within a large team and plan and manage the workload of others;
• Ability to manage project inputs, budget and programme;
• Driving licence essential;
• You will be able to demonstrate experience or understanding of Health and Safety compliance and review and approve risk assessments;
• Ability to make judgments based on site survey, analysis of development proposals and to justify conclusions on likely effects and appropriate mitigation.
• Preferably you will have a relevant degree. You will be a member of the Chartered Institute for Archaeologists (MCIfA) or eligible to attain membership with AECOM’s
support.

Link to the website: http://aecom.jobs/wimbledon-gbr/senior-archaeological-consultant/EFA3953...

Closing date: Thursday 12th October 2017
Heritage Consultant
AECOM
Salaries will meet or exceed CIfA recommendations
Reference: 156256BR


Location: Birmingham Office

AECOM is one of the largest integrated heritage teams within the UK within one of the largest and most respected engineering and environmental consultancies in the world. We work locally, nationally and internationally on some of the highest profile projects; offering an unparalleled and unique range of opportunities within planning, environment and engineering sectors.

AECOM heritage team offers a comprehensive heritage services to a wide and varied range of clients across the UK and further afield. We have an excellent reputation for providing heritage advice that is second to none. Our experience in many sectors enables us to offer clients expert advice combining strong academic strength, extensive professional experience and intelligent commercial awareness with an intuitive appreciation of the positive role that heritage can have in creating successful projects and places. AECOM’s heritage team is a Registered Organisation with the Chartered Institute for Archaeologists.

We provide expert advice to clients throughout the world working on highly sensitive and high profile projects. Our projects include major transport and infrastructure schemes such as HS2 and Crossrail; as well as Neighbourhood Planning, Masterplanning, Public Inquiries, heritage-led regeneration and other private and public sector developments.

The role:

We are seeking an experienced Consultant who will uphold our commitment to excellence consulting on a wide range of heritage issues within a planning, environmental and engineering context. You will be joining our established and reputable heritage team in our multi-disciplinary office of environmental and engineering consultants in central Birmingham.

As a Heritage Consultant you will be required to provide independent historical research, assessment and analysis on a broad range of heritage assets including scheduled monuments, listed buildings, conservation areas, registered parks and gardens and non-designated heritage assets. You will prepare desk-based assessments, heritage statements, statements of significance, environmental impact assessment (EIA) and heritage and characterisation assessments.

As part of a large multidisciplinary team you will be expected to be able to work independently and collaboratively within the heritage team and with other colleagues from other disciplines such as landscape and environment; you will also need to be confident engaging with consultees, members of the public and other stakeholders.

This is an exciting opportunity for a consultant in our growing and expanding heritage team to join us at a time when we are dealing with some of the UK’s largest, most interesting, challenging and complex projects. It is an excellent opportunity within an established engineering and environmental consultancy offering you scope to continue and grow your career and professional development. AECOM develops individuals through a portfolio of training and development activities designed to help you make the best of your abilities and talents. These are reviewed with individuals through an annual performance and rewards process.

The posts will entail:
• Working as part of the heritage team on multi-disciplinary projects;
• Independent archival research;
• Organising and undertaking unaccompanied site visits;
• Preparation of, or contribution to, assessment and other technical reports such as desk-based assessments, environmental statements, heritage statements,
statements of significance and heritage and characterisations assessments;
• Analysing and assessing the contribution that setting makes to the significance of a heritage asset and how setting may be impacted;
• Management of budgets and workloads to ensure that projects are delivered on time and within budget;
• Maintaining professionalism and excellence through strong writing skills and behaviours;
• Effective and engaging consultation with statutory and non-statutory consultees;
• Working with engineers and designers to inform mitigation strategies;
• Working independently and taking responsibility for programmes of work, conducted safely, and producing high quality reports;
• Liaising effectively with managers, consultants from other disciplines and other stakeholders as required.

Minimum Requirements:

To be successful in these roles we are looking for the following:
• Client focused team player with a positive attitude;
• Professional, organised and thorough approach to work which demonstrates an attention to detail to get things right first time;
• Ability to manage own time and comfortable working both within a team or alone to tight deadlines;
• Detailed knowledge of UK heritage legislation and policy;
• Experience of undertaking heritage assessment and EIA / EIS work;
• Excellent communication skills, both verbal and written;
• A relevant degree and/or post-graduate qualification in archaeology or a related subject;
• Appropriate level of membership of a relevant professional body or qualified to work towards membership with AECOM’s support;
• Full UK driving licence;
• Flexible approach to working hours to meet the demands of the role, including occasional working away from home.

Link to the website: http://aecom.jobs/birmingham-gbr/heritage-consultant/A76D465F916F4C019FD...

Closing date: Thursday 12th October 2017
Heritage Consultant
Arup
12 month fixed term contract
Reference: (SOL00002N)

Primary location: West Midlands - Solihull

We are an independent firm of designers, planners, engineers, consultants and technical specialists offering a broad range of professional services. Through our work, we make a positive difference in the world.

Talented and innovative people join Arup for the opportunity it provides to work on some of the world’s most exciting projects. We are designers, planners, engineers, consultants and technical specialists driven to make a positive difference in the world. As a wholly independent organisation owned in trust for the benefit of its employees, the firm determines its own direction. The result is clear-sighted, thoughtful decisions about our priorities as a business and as a member of a sustainable society.

We deliver archaeological and cultural heritage advice, assessment and mitigation design and management across a broad range of sectors, including some of the biggest infrastructure schemes and most complex projects in the country. These sectors include road, rail, municipal infrastructure, housing and energy.

We require a Heritage Consultant to become a part of the existing heritage team, based in the Arup Midlands office, initially for a period of 12 months. The team forms part of the successful multidisciplinary Environmental & Sustainability Team that currently comprises over 30 enthusiastic professional staff working on a wide variety of exacting, high-profile and challenging projects. Our projects are located throughout the UK, and the role will require occasional travel to other Arup offices and for project related activities.

You will work as part of existing projects, undertaking Historic Environment Desk-Based Assessments (DBA) and contributing to the delivery of Historic Environment Environmental Impact Assessment (EIA). You will also and give clear, consistent and considered advice to achieve project objectives, as well as providing cross-discipline support to other members of the environment team when required.

Role
• Report directly to the Midlands Heritage Skills Leader and ultimately the Associate Director responsible for the Environment and Sustainability Team;
• Based in Arup Campus in Solihull, with regular travel to locations beyond the Midlands Region;
• Responsible for contributing to and undertaking project elements from Historic Environment DBA, Historic Environment chapters of Environmental Statements, through
to design and monitoring of archaeological surveys;
• Managing budgets and meeting deadlines for specific tasks;
• Provide support to colleagues at internal and external meetings;
• To work collaboratively with colleagues and clients to deliver successful outcomes;
• Produce high quality reports under supervision, in liaison with other colleagues; and
• Proactive and effective team worker with the ability to operate in a diverse range of environments.

Essential Skills and Knowledge:
• Knowledge of the UK legislative framework and policy and its practical application to projects affecting the historic environment;
• Experience of undertaking Historic Environment DBA;
• Experience of contributing to/authoring Environmental Statement chapters;
• Research skills, including use of HERs, Records offices and archives;
• Technical experience in a range of data acquisition techniques, interpretation and reporting;
• Confident user of GIS (ArcGIS preferred) and dataset manipulation;
• Ability to manage own time and effective collaborative working in the compilation of project deliverables;
• Ability to work calmly under pressure to meet deadlines and to work on multiple projects; and
• Excellent written and verbal communication skills for technical and non-technical audiences.

Qualifications:
• Bachelor’s Degree and/or Master’s Degree in Archaeology or related subject; and
• Membership (PCIfA minimum) of the Chartered Institute for Archaeologists.

Desirable skills and knowledge:
• Commercial awareness;
• Demonstrated experience of archaeological fieldwork;
• Experience of working on large scale multi-disciplinary projects;
• Experience of contributing to/designing archaeological mitigation;
• Experience in the formulation of tenders, selecting and managing sub-consultants in their delivery of work packages on behalf of clients;
• Experience of working with historic buildings;
• Experience of working with historic landscapes;
• Familiar with the constraints presented by other disciplines, such as ecology;
• Experience of undertaking consultation with Local Planning Authority Archaeologists and Conservation Officers;
• Full UK Driving License; and
• CSCS Card.

Reward and Benefits

We offer a competitive salary at all levels, and one of the best benefits package in our sector.

Core benefits include cover under the UK Healthcare Plan (private medical insurance), Life Assurance, Accident Insurance, and Income Protection (long term disability) cover. Core benefits are funded by us and made available to all permanent and specific term staff in order to support and safeguard your financial, physical and mental wellbeing. Although specific-term employees cannot access the firm’s Flexible Benefit scheme, you will benefit from receiving the grade-related flex fund as additional cash.

In addition specific term employees are eligible for the Global Profit Share scheme. Subject to scheme rules employees can receive two Profit Share payments per year, which are dependent on the firm’s financial performance.

To apply: https://tas-arupjobs.taleo.net/careersection/jobdetail.ftl?job=SOL00002N...

Closing date: Friday 29th September 2017
Project Officer (Northampton)
MOLA
£26,800 to £28,080 (Salary dependent on experience)
Permanent


We are looking for Project Officers to join our expanding team in Northampton during a period of sustained business growth based from either the Northampton or London 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.

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.

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:
• Proficiency based pay progression
• 30 days annual leave (including bank holidays), pro-rata, rising based on service length
• Company pension scheme
• Free health care cash plan (including dependent children)
• Subsidy for relevant professional memberships
• Cycle Scheme
• Childcare vouchers
• Season interest-free travel loan
• Free access to many of London’s museums and galleries (excluding ticketed events)

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

For more information and to apply, please refer to the application documents on the MOLA website which include the application form and job description at http://www.mola.org.uk/careers.

Applications without an application form will not be considered.

The closing date for applications is 1 October 2017 at 23:59

Please send all applications to recruitment [at] mola.org.uk

Please note: Early applications are advised as interviews will 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.
www.mola.org.uk

Closing date: Sunday 1st October 2017
Site Supervisor
Wardell Armstrong
£23,000
6 months


Location: East Anglia

Wardell Armstrong are recruiting Site Assistants, Supervisors and Project Officers for an exciting large scale linear infrastructure project in East Anglia, which will involve numerous long term archaeological excavations and investigatory work. Contracts will all be field-based and offered on a 6-month fixed term basis. There is a possibility that these terms could be extended, and some roles may develop into permanent positions for the right candidates.

Supervisors will be able to instruct others as well as take some responsibility for the day-to-day operation of the projects. They should be able to communicate well with others at all levels. They will be expected to supervise tasks, and escalate issues to the Project Officers where necessary. Experience of the candidate will be reflected in the salary offered.

All candidates are expected to have the following:

• Degree level education in a relevant subject or substantial commercial archaeological experience
• Experience and understanding of UK commercial archaeological projects
• Full UK driving licence and willingness to drive company vehicles preferred
• Eligibility to work in the UK
• Good communication skills
• Awareness of health and safety legislation and its application to archaeological projects
• CSCS cards would be preferred but these can be obtained once employed

Competitive benefits will be available to the successful candidates. No additional allowances will be available in respect of accommodation or subsistence.

To apply, please visit: http://www.wardell-armstrong.com/careers

Closing date: Wednesday 1st November 2017
Site Assistant
Wardell Armstrong
£21,500 Per Annum
6 months

Location: East-Anglia

Wardell Armstrong are recruiting Site Assistants, Supervisors and Project Officers for an exciting large scale linear infrastructure project in East Anglia, which will involve numerous long term archaeological excavations and investigatory work. Contracts will all be field-based and offered on a 6-month fixed term basis. There is a possibility that these terms could be extended, and some roles may develop into permanent positions for the right candidates.

Site Assistants will be required to carry out the work with instruction from the Supervisor. They should be able to work closely with others as part of a team and have the ability to develop their role through the duration of the project. Experience gained through voluntary work will also be acceptable, but we would expect applicants to have 3 - 6 months relevant experience. Experience of the candidate will be reflected in the salary offered.

All candidates are expected to have the following:

• Degree level education in a relevant subject or substantial commercial archaeological experience
• Experience and understanding of UK commercial archaeological projects
• Full UK driving licence and willingness to drive company vehicles preferred
• Eligibility to work in the UK
• Good communication skills
• Awareness of health and safety legislation and its application to archaeological projects
• CSCS cards would be preferred but these can be obtained once employed

Competitive benefits will be available to the successful candidates. No additional allowances will be available in respect of accommodation or subsistence.

To apply, please visit: http://www.wardell-armstrong.com/careers

Closing date: Wednesday 1st November 2017
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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