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Geoarchaeologist
Oxford Archaeology
Up to £27,648 (based on experience)


Oxford Archaeology is one of the largest independent archaeological practices in Europe. Our size and reputation ensures that we work on the most exciting and varied projects, and can offer real opportunities for long term employment and career development. We have offices in Oxford, Lancaster and Cambridge and we are a registered heritage charity.

The position:
We are enjoying a sustained period of growth and as a result we are looking for a Geoarchaeologist to work on projects from our Oxford office. Our work is wide-ranging and varied and includes some of the largest projects currently being undertaken in the UK. 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 in both commercial and research environments.

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 are 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, as well as the needs and priorities of clients. 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.
• 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 in the field 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 lowland estuarine and alluvial environments, particularly the Thames and Trent catchments.
• 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 up to £27,648 (appointments will be made on the basis of demonstrated ability and previous experience).
• Up to 35 days holiday (including statutory holidays and concessionary days at Christmas).
• Company pension scheme.
• Cycle to work 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.
• Childcare vouchers.

If you would like to discuss the role and opportunities on offer please contact in complete confidence Liz Stafford, Head of Geoarchaeological Services l.stafford [at] oxfordarch.co.uk 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:
http://oxfordarchaeology.com/jobapplication
Alternatively, you can post your completed application form to:

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

Please enclose a CV and covering letter with your application.

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: Monday 28th August 2017
Field Technician (Archaeology)
University of Bristol - School of Arts
£22,494 - £25,298 pro rata (0.6 FTE)


The School of Arts supports five successful and dynamic departments: Music, Film, Theatre, Anthropology and Archaeology, and Philosophy. We wish to appoint a Field Technician to provide technical support for archaeological field-related teaching and research activity within the Department of Anthropology and Archaeology; including topographical and geophysical survey, and Geographical Information Systems.

You will act as first point of contact regarding equipment bookings, maintenance and related support and is responsible for updating inventories and the online asset management system. You will have significant, demonstrable ability in archaeological geophysics and earthwork survey and proven competency in working within a digital environment.

You will work with the School Executive Team with regard to health and safety and resource issues and with the Student Support Team with regard to teaching-related queries. An adaptable, flexible approach to work is essential, as is an ability to take ownership of problems and deal with staff and students at all levels, coupled with a strong commitment to high quality service standards.

Click here for more details and to apply

Interview date: 14 August 2017

Closing date: Wednesday 9th August 2017
Geoarchaeologist
York Archaeological Trust (Trent and Peak)
£25,883 - £31,000 p.a. dependent on experience

About Us:

Founded in 1967, Trent & Peak Archaeology is the oldest established archaeological unit in the East Midlands and since 2011 we have been part of York Archaeological Trust. Due to a continuing increase in commercial, community and research projects, we are looking to recruit a geoarchaeologist, potentially at the Project Manager level. YAT provides a unique and exciting employment opportunity, combining world famous heritage attractions such as Jorvik, with excavation, survey, consultancy, expert conservation services, research and an unmatched commitment to dissemination and public engagement.

Trent & Peak Archaeology was founded to provide expertise on the archaeology and geo-archaeology of the dynamic riverine environment of the Trent and its tributaries and was one of the founding members of the Trent Valley Geoarchaeology group. T&PA has traditionally had a strong regional focus, with a particular emphasis on floodplain archaeology, geo-archaeology and the aggregates sector. In recent years, our commercial operations have greatly expanded into other sectors, including housing and infrastructure schemes. An important area of work now includes specialist work in advance of flood-schemes beyond the East Midlands. Staff will therefore have the opportunity to work in areas such as Buckinghamshire and the Thames Valley, as well as the East Midlands.

This represents an exciting opportunity to become part of an organisation combining an expanding portfolio of research and commercial geoarchaeological projects and provide strategic direction for the continued development of this specialist area. We would be interested in hearing from geoarchaeologists who are already engaged in project management, but are also happy to consider applications from individuals who feel ready to progress from a more field-focused role. A permanent contract will be available for the successful candidate subject to completion of a probationary period.

You will:

• Provide strategic management of geo-archaeological services.
• Oversee delivery of a number of projects with a strong geo-archaeological focus and assist in growing this specialist portfolio.
• Provide specialist advice and assist with production of project costings and project designs.
• Implement agreed programmes of geoarchaeological fieldwork within strict time and budgetary constraints.
• Prepare reports up to publication level.
• Assist with the TPA/YAT drive for expansion through the generation of new business.
• Develop/extend key strategic contacts both regionally and nationally within the heritage and construction and development sectors.
• Represent the Unit’s interests externally in negotiations with clients, public bodies, and outreach activities.
• Initiate and implement project proposals and funding applications.
• Represent TPA in the Trent Valley Geoarchaeology group.

What we offer:

• Relocation package.
• Company pension scheme, where both the Employee and Employer contribute
• Childcare Vouchers, a salary sacrifice scheme.
• Annual leave entitlement on joining is 28 days, rising to 33 days after 5 years service.
• Annual Holiday purchase scheme, purchase up to 2 weeks additional holiday.
• Driver’s allowance.
• Free Eye tests for VDU users.
• Free access to our 5 York Attractions including the JORVIK Viking Centre for employees,
family and friends.
• PPE suitable to your role.
• Training opportunities appropriate to the role, including a Key Contact scheme.
• Travel, subsistence and free accommodation provided for staff working away.
• Payment of CSCS test fee

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

Job descriptions, person specs and an online application form are available at -
http://www.yorkarchaeology.co.uk/get-involved/work-for-yat/vacancies-in-... Forms should be completed and returned to hjones [at] yorkat.co.uk. Please note, do not send CV’s in place of the application form.

For an informal discussion please contact Howard Jones (Regional Director for TPA) on 01158967407.

Closing date: Sunday 13th August 2017
Geomatics Supervisors
Oxford Archaeology
Up to £22,138 (based on experience)
Permanent


Oxford Archaeology is one of the largest independent archaeological practices in Europe. Our size and reputation ensures that we work on the most exciting and varied projects, and can offer real opportunities for long term employment and career development. We have offices in Oxford, Lancaster and Cambridge and we are a registered heritage charity.

The position:
Due to our continued growth we have vacancies for Geomatics Supervisors based in our Oxford office. Due to the nature of our work the role will be field and office based, supporting a variety of projects (including ‘away based’ sites).

The role will also involve conducting geomatics tasks independently as well as part of a team, including responsibility for spatial data capture and processing. You will apply metric survey techniques which could include earthwork, building and landscape survey and photogrammetry.

We are looking for people who can demonstrate significant experience in geomatics and support a range of projects. 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. You will demonstrate good writing skills, which are also essential for this role.

This is a great opportunity to work on a variety of exciting projects, further your career and be part of a dynamic and passionate team.

Position requirements:
• Significant experience of commercial UK survey and geomatics within a heritage environment.
• Thorough knowledge and understanding of geomatics including techniques for survey, earthwork and / or building survey.
• Familiarity with a wide range of project types, with an excellent understanding of UK commercial archaeology.
• Providing guidance and assistance with performance monitoring and training where appropriate for Field Archaeologists and Graduate Trainees.
• A full driving licence and the ability to drive OA company vehicles is essential, as is a current CSCS (Construction Skills Certification Scheme) card.
• Confidence in providing technical support remotely for survey and geomatics tasks on archaeological sites.
• Competent writing and IT skills.
• Competency with AutoCAD, ArcGIS, Leica Geo-Office, QGIS and/or other CAD, GIS and database packages and TST as well as DGPS/GNSS equipment.

In addition to the above requirements it will be advantageous if candidates have a degree in archaeology, GIS, survey or related earth science discipline and can demonstrate knowledge of Leica GNSS and TST equipment as well as membership of CIfA.
In return, we offer an exciting range of employee benefits.

Employee benefits:
• Competitive salary range up to £22,138 (appointments will be made on the basis of demonstrated ability and previous experience).
• 32 days holiday (including statutory holidays and concessionary days at Christmas).
• Company pension scheme.
• Cycle to work 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.
• Childcare vouchers.

If you would like to discuss the role and opportunities on offer please contact in complete confidence Matt Bradley, Head of Geomatics at OA South m.bradley [at] oxfordarch.co.uk (07584 501617) or Ken Welsh, OA South Regional Manager k.welsh [at] oxfordarch.co.uk (07500,446830).

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

http://oxfordarchaeology.com/jobapplication

Alternatively, you can post your completed application form to:

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

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: Monday 28th August 2017
Project Officers (Fieldwork)
Oxford Archaeology
Up to £27,648 (based on experience)
Permanent


Oxford Archaeology is one of the largest independent archaeological practices in Europe. Our size and reputation ensures that we work on the most exciting and varied projects, and can offer real opportunities for long term employment and career development. We have offices in Oxford, Lancaster and Cambridge and we are a registered heritage charity.

The position:
We are enjoying a sustained period of growth and as a result we are looking for Field Project Officers to join our expanding fieldwork team working on projects run from our Oxford office. The role is predominantly field based (including ‘away based’ sites) but will involve client level reporting. There will also be opportunities for work within our Post-excavation (Publications) Department and training placements relating to contracts and project management support designed to further future career development.

We are looking for experienced Field Archaeologists who can demonstrate significant experience at Supervisor level or above, and who are able to take on responsibility for large and / or complex pieces of fieldwork and make a significant contribution during the post-excavation process. You must 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, as well as the needs and priorities of commercial clients. 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.

Position requirements:
• Candidates will have significant experience of professional archaeological fieldwork within the UK.
• A degree in archaeology will be highly advantageous, as will membership of the CIfA.
• Candidates will be the lead archaeologist in fieldwork stages of archaeological projects, reporting to a Project Manager who will not normally be based on site.
• Candidates will co-ordinate and produce unpublished (grey literature) reports and may act as a main author for academic publications.
• Candidates will take a lead role in performance monitoring and training of staff engaged on their projects.
• A full driving licence and the ability to drive OA company vehicles is essential, as is a current CSCS (Construction Skills Certification Scheme) card.
• SSSTS or SMSTS qualifications (or similar) will be advantageous.

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

Employee benefits:
• Competitive salary range up to £27,648 (appointments will be made on the basis of demonstrated ability and previous experience).
• 35 days holiday (including statutory holidays and concessionary days at Christmas).
• Company pension scheme.
• Cycle to work 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.
• Childcare vouchers.

If you would like to discuss the role and opportunities on offer please contact in complete confidence David Score, OA South Head of Fieldwork, d.score [at] oxfordarch.co.uk (07725 782591) or Ken Welsh, OA South Regional Manager k.welsh [at] oxfordarch.co.uk (07500,446830).

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

http://oxfordarchaeology.com/jobapplication

Alternatively, you can post your completed application form to:

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

Please enclose a CV and covering letter with your application.

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: Monday 28th August 2017
Archaeologists - Northampton
MOLA
£19,260 to £20,300 pa (dependent on experience)
Permanent contract


We are looking for individuals with at least three months UK commercial archaeology experience ideally, although relevant European commercial experience will also be considered. We have a number of large and exciting projects across the Midlands and beyond, in addition to our involvement in the MHI A14 scheme, and we are offering permanent contracts for Archaeologists to support these.

The following criteria are essential:
• Use of or knowledge of Archaeological Recording Systems
• Experience of archaeological fieldwork in the UK
• Ability to carry out prolonged manual work in an outdoor environment in all weather
• Good organisational skills
• Ability to use own initiative
• Ability to work positively as part of team

The following criteria are desirable:
• Degree in Archaeology or equivalent experience
• Construction Safety Certification Scheme card or equivalent
• Experience of commercial archaeological fieldwork
• Working in an urban construction environment
• Working in a rural or linear scheme environment
• Working in an office environment
• 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:

• Proficiency based pay progression
• 30 days annual leave (including bank holidays), 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)

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, flexible working hours if required, and a generous benefits package.

For more information please refer to the job description and download the application form from http://www.mola.org.uk/about-us/careers .

The closing date for applications is 20th August 2017 at 23:59.

Early applications are advised as interviews will be held throughout the application process.

Please ensure you complete an application form and submit your CV. Applications made without an application form will not be considered. Please send all applications to narecruitment [at] mola.org.uk .

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

MOLA is an equal opportunities employer

Closing date: Sunday 20th August 2017
Archaeologists
MOLA
£19,650 -£20,500 (dependent on role and experience)
Fixed term (31st December 2017 – see below)


Location: Basingstoke & London (for work in London and surrounding counties)

The Role(s)

Basingstoke
MOLA recently opened a new office in Basingstoke (http://www.mola.org.uk/blog/mola-comes-basingstoke) and due to significant project wins we are looking to recruit suitably qualified archaeologists to be based from this office. We are particularly keen to hear from people with full driving licenses, experience of rural archaeology, GPS survey and/or geophysics.
This is an opportunity to join an expanding office from the start. Initial contracts will be until 31st December 2017 but for the right candidates, permanent contract are on offer (after successful completion of a probation period).

London
We are also looking to recruit archaeologists to join the London team. Project work will be based in London and the surrounding counties. Away work should be considered a normal part of this role. The contracts will be fixed term for 3 to 4 months, though an extension is likely (see the information below).

Summary:
Applicants should ideally have at least three months UK commercial archaeology experience. Relevant European commercial experience will also be considered and we welcome applications from EU Citizens. Candidates should demonstrate an ability to work well within large teams and have a flexible approach to deployment. CSCS card holders are preferred however, we can arrange and pay for the test if necessary. Please note: the test stations are exclusively in the UK. Applications will be reviewed upon receipt and start dates are available throughout August.
Although these offers are for a fixed term, staff may have the opportunity to transfer to an alternative large-scale infrastructure projects in London/SE or Midlands once this contract ceases. This opportunity will only be available subject to successful completion of the probationary period.

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), rising based on service length
• Company pension scheme
• 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)

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 visit http://www.mola.org.uk/careers to download a full job description and application form. 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 midnight on 31st July 2017 23:59.

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

Closing date: Monday 31st July 2017
Policy Advisor
Icon
£32,000 to £35,000 per annum full-time depending on experience plus 6% pension contribution
Fixed Term, 2 years

Icon is a UK charity and membership organisation which brings together those with a passion for the care of cultural heritage. We champion the value and practice of cultural heritage conservation. Our mission is to support:
• Advocacy – through influencing our partners
• Excellence – through building knowledge, high standards and valuing the profession
• Engagement – through encouraging public awareness and participation

You will help to deliver transformational change in Icon’s approach to policy work and related advocacy activities. An early impact will be that Icon has better evidence on which to base policy activities and a corresponding increase in its capacity to engage with ‘live’ policy issues. The longer-term impact will be for Icon to achieve a step-change in awareness of the importance of conservation of cultural heritage and of Icon’s leadership role in this field.

You will enhance our ability to conduct outward facing advocacy so that we can more effectively promote the value of conservation and of the conservation profession to all sector policy makers. This will drive positive change in the heritage sector and will result in better appreciation and understanding of the conservation of our heritage.

You will support and strengthen Icon’s capacity to influence the policies of UK governments, NGOs and other voluntary and professional bodies throughout the UK. You will respond to consultations and take the initiative in policy debates. You will focus on building relationships on behalf of Icon.

You will be a key member of Icon’s staff team. You will work closely with the Chief Executive, Trustees and Chairs of Icon’s special interest groups.

This post is made possible by generous funding from The Clothworkers’ Foundation.
www.foundation.clothworkers.co.uk

For more information about this role and application materials please go to: https://icon.org.uk/about-us/conservation-jobs

Interview date: 15 September, Central London

Closing date: Monday 21st August 2017
Senior Heritage Consultant and Archaeological/Heritage Consultant
Lanpro Archaeology & Heritage
Competitive Salary (dependent on position and experience)
Permanent Full-time (part-time/ flexible working could be considered)


Location: Preferably Retford but other office locations considered for the right candidate (Norwich, Colchester, York)

Lanpro archaeology + heritage was founded in 2016 to add to the range of services offered by our parent company, Lanpro Services. Building on our reputation for practical, commercially focussed advice we have seen sustained growth over the past year and are looking to expand our team. This is a great opportunity to join a growing company providing opportunities for rapid career development in this exciting period of expansion.

We have offices in Norwich, Retford, Colchester and York, with projects spread throughout the country.

Senior Heritage Consultant

We wish to expand our Built Heritage Team by appointing a Senior Heritage Consultant; and are looking for a commercially aware, talented and motivated individual to provide solid and consistent advice to our clients. You will have a number of varied responsibilities including consultancy advice to clients, costing, organising, managing and delivering heritage statements, conservation management plans, Environmental Impact Assessments and other built heritage projects. Your work will need to be able to withstand the test of a Public Inquiry.

Working as part of a highly experienced and professional team you will be expected to provide general planning advice to clients; work on / manage a range of schemes, and develop client relationships. Providing high-quality support to more senior members of the team will also be expected.

The successful candidate will have a first degree in historic conservation, or a closely related discipline, and a post-graduate qualification in historic conservation. The successful candidate will also have a demonstrable understanding of architectural history and heritage policy context, excellent research skills, astute commercial awareness, and a commitment to providing advice and producing reports that are analytically rigorous, creative and persuasive. Working collaboratively with colleagues, thinking strategically about the wider project context, building good client relationships, and timely delivery of work, are also crucial attributes. Our projects are spread across the country and the role will involve travel around the UK, therefore a full driving licence and a car are essential.

Management experience and the capacity to contribute to business development will be an advantage. Membership of the IHBC and other professional bodies is desirable.

This position would preferably be based in Retford but other office locations considered for the right candidate (Norwich, Colchester, York)

Archaeological/Heritage Consultant

We are also looking to recruit a consultant to assist with both archaeological and built heritage projects. The role will primarily involve research for the preparation of archaeological desk-based assessments, heritage statements and Environmental Impact Assessments, the preparation of clear, well-written text for technical reports.

We are seeking strong technical skills, along with excellent report writing ability. You will have a first degree in archaeology and a post-graduate qualification in built heritage (or vice versa) and a broad understanding of British archaeology and/or built heritage. Ideally you will have had some professional experience, however, applications from talented graduates will be seriously considered.

The role will involve travel around the UK, therefore a full driving licence and a car are essential.

Membership of the CIfA/IHBC are desirable

This position would be based in Retford.

Both roles will be rewarded with a generous salary, including discretionary bonuses as well as a flexible working environment and a fantastic opportunity for career progression.

For an informal discussion about either position please contact Paul Gajos, Director (Archaeology + Heritage) on 01777552001.
To apply, please email a CV and covering letter to Paul Gajos at paul [at] lanproservices.co.uk

http://www.lanproservices.co.uk/

Closing date: Friday 18th August 2017
Architectural Investigator
Historic England
Reference: 8220


This is a rare opportunity to join the Investigation Team of Historic England. You will be joining an interdisciplinary team comprising investigators with architectural and archaeological expertise. You will undertake and deliver a variety of projects in order to enhance the understanding of the historic environment.

Historic England is the public body that looks after England’s historic environment. We champion historic places, helping people to understand, value and care for them. We support the English Heritage Trust through a shared services agreement.

You will carry out and deliver projects to discover, investigate and assess the significance of poorly known or especially threatened aspects of England’s built environment. The post will be based in the York Office of Historic England, but you will be required to work in other areas of the country.

You will have a degree in architectural history, buildings archaeology or a related discipline, and a track record of research and publication. You will also have a thorough understanding of England’s built heritage and the wider historic environment, and a demonstrable commitment to continuous learning. Knowledge of analytical buildings survey and historical area assessments would be an advantage. You will be a team player who values the contribution and expertise of others.

Historic England offers a wide benefits package including a competitive pension scheme, 28 days holiday, corporate discounts, free entry to English Heritage sites as well as flexibility in the working day to create a strong work-life balance.

Interviews will be held on Wednesday 23 August 2017

Click here to apply https://historicengland.org.uk/about/jobs/vacancies/job/?ref=8220

Closing date: Sunday 6th August 2017
Principal Archaeology and Heritage Consultant - Leeds
Jacobs

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

Our ‘Innovative Sustainable Solutions’ unit, comprising 700 environmental staff, provides advice for our clients on sustainability and environmental issues. Our work providing environmental services is of critical importance to the general public and industry, ensuring that major projects can proceed without significant environmental detriments.

To meet our growing UK business needs and future development aspirations we are looking for a Principal Archaeology and Heritage Consultant to be based from our Leeds office.
We offer our staff opportunities to work on exciting projects across all the market sectors which JACOBS faces world-wide. Over 90% of our work is repeat business, which we achieve by ensuring that we provide a market-leading service to our clients. The successful person will become part of a respected and ambitious company with excellent career prospects and international opportunities.

Primary Job Responsibilities:
• Lead on cultural heritage inputs to all stages of EIA
• Manage the production of desk-based assessments and heritage statements
• Design of evaluation and mitigation fieldwork
• Procurement and management of contractors
• Provide client advice and support on heritage matters relating to planning, EIA and development in general
• Liaise with clients, engineers, other design team members and curators
• Mentor and provide leadership of junior staff
• Develop and maintain excellent client relationships
• Support business development initiatives

Essential:
• Member of the Chartered Institute of Archaeologists
• A good degree qualification in archaeology or related discipline
• Relevant experience in the preparation of desk-based assessments, desk-based surveys, and experience preparing cultural heritage inputs to all stages of EIA
• Experience in infrastructure, in particular highways experience
• Experience in designing, procuring and managing archaeological evaluation and mitigation fieldwork
• Strong technical skills along with excellent report writing ability
• A track record of successful delivery of heritage inputs to EIA on large scale projects, with experience of working within multidisciplinary teams
• Excellent communication, presentation and teamwork skills
• Staff/resource management capability
Candidates should be willing to work out of other JACOBS offices in the UK as required.

Desirable:
• Experience of buildings archaeology
• Experience of historic landscape studies
• GIS (ESRI/Mapinfo) skills
• Road scheme experience, including a working knowledge of DMRB
• Full clean driving licence
At Jacobs, we help prepare people for new opportunities and challenges. With positions at every level, openings in multiple disciplines, expertise in a range of markets and offices around the globe, we create an environment where you can learn, grow, and thrive. What sets us apart is our absolute belief in the power of our people and our Beyond Zero initiative, which instils a ‘Culture of Caring’ for staff in everything they do. We believe that you’ll find a flourishing career here at Jacobs.

Expressions of interest are welcomed from all candidates, including those who are seeking flexible working and reduced hour’s contracts.

Alongside a competitive salary JACOBS offer you:

• Extensive paid holidays of up to 32 days inclusive of national and public holidays
• A broad flexible benefits programme including the option to buy additional holidays, private health care and life assurance
• Contributory Pension Scheme
• Opportunity to join a global organisation committed developing its people and to continuous growth.

Join Jacobs. Imagine the possibilities…

JACOBS is an Equal Opportunity Employer who is committed to the safety and wellbeing of all

Apply online today: https://jacobs.taleo.net/careersection/ex/jobdetail.ftl?job=EU/0001DI

Role will close when a suitable candidate is found.

Closing date: Thursday 31st August 2017
Graduate Archaeology and Heritage Consultant - Leeds
Jacons

Jacobs employ some of the UK's most experienced and skilled technical services professionals and has grown to over 7,000 people in locations across the UK.

At Jacobs we provide the resources to turn great ideas into reality, and we’re looking for the most talented and passionate individuals out there to be our next generation of leaders.

Our Innovative Sustainable Solutions business is an integrated part of our worldwide offering of technical and management consultancy services. We provide one of the largest and most technically diverse capabilities in the environmental sector. To meet our growing UK and worldwide business needs and future development aspirations, we are looking for a Graduate Archaeology and Heritage Consultant in our Leeds office.

The successful person will become part of a respected and ambitious company with excellent career prospects and international opportunities.

The position will involve office working in the majority, with some time spent in the field undertaking site walkovers.

Primary Job Responsibilities:
• Supporting colleagues in their work, including: collecting data for the preparation of archaeological desk-based assessments, heritage statements and Environmental Impact Assessments
• The preparation of clear, well-written text for technical reports
• Providing support on the design of evaluation and mitigation, procurement and management of contractors
• Providing support on the preparation of Written Schemes of Investigation for archaeological fieldwork
We are seeking strong technical skills, along with excellent report writing ability, and you will be a Practitioner Member of the Chartered Institute for Archaeologists, working towards Practitioner Grade.

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

Essential:
• A good degree in archaeology (2:1 minimum), or related subject, and additional graduate/ masters qualification in the historic environment or applied methods
• Membership of the Chartered Institute of Archaeologists – at Practitioner or working towards Practitioner Grade
• Excellent report writing skills
• Ability to manage own time and work to tight deadlines
• A flexible approach to working hours to meet the demands of the role, including occasional working away from home
• Team-working skills
• A full, clean driving license

Desired:
• GIS (ESRI/MapInfo) skills
• Understanding of archaeological data collection methods, and an ability to recognise archaeological features in the field
• Previous consultancy experience, including preparing desk-based assessments, heritage statements and other EIA-related work
Candidates should be willing to work out of other JACOBS offices in the UK as required.

Start your journey with Jacobs

As well as our accredited training programmes which will help you to achieve professional status, you will be supported by an experienced mentor to complete the Jacobs Graduate Development Programme (GDP).

Working through a range of internal and external training courses, key skills will aid your development in all technical, management and interpersonal skills required for success in a project focused environment.

As well as development opportunities, we offer a range of benefits to complement a competitive salary:
• Salary increases over the two year Graduate Development Programme
• An invitation to attend our residential 'Graduate Conference' weekend in the Lake District to meet Jacobs graduates from across the globe and members of senior management
• Paid holidays of up to 32 days; inclusive of national and public holidays
• A broad flexible benefits package including the option to buy additional holidays, travel insurance, contributory pension scheme and the cycle to work scheme

Join Jacobs. Imagine the possibilities…

JACOBS is an Equal Opportunity Employer who is committed to the safety and well-being of all.

Apply online today: https://jacobs.taleo.net/careersection/ex/jobdetail.ftl?job=EU/0001JA

Role will close when a suitable candidate is found.

Closing date: Thursday 31st August 2017
Archaeologist - Glasgow
Jacobs


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

Our ‘Innovative Sustainable Solutions’ unit, comprising 700 environmental staff, provides advice for our clients on sustainability and environmental issues. Our work providing environmental services is of critical importance to the general public and industry, ensuring that major projects can proceed without significant environmental detriments.

To meet our growing UK business needs and future development aspirations we are looking for Archaeology and Heritage Consultants to be based within our existing Heritage team in our Glasgow office.

The successful person will become part of a respected and ambitious company with excellent career prospects and international opportunities.

Primary Job Responsibilities:
• Provision of archaeology and heritage advice to internal and external clients
• Cultural heritage inputs to EIA
• Production of desk-based assessments and heritage statements
• Design of evaluation and mitigation, procurement and management of contractors
• Preparation of Written Schemes of Investigation for archaeological fieldwork

Essential:
• A good degree qualification in archaeology or related discipline
• Strong technical skills along with excellent report writing ability, and you will be an Associate member or Member of the Chartered Institute for Archaeologists
• Relevant experience in the preparation of desk-based assessments and heritage statements and cultural heritage inputs to EIA
• Experience of working for a multidisciplinary consultancy
• Good understanding of relevant Scottish and UK heritage legislation, policy and guidance
• Experience in the preparation of desk-based assessments and heritage statements
• Experience in providing cultural heritage inputs to EIA, including the assessment of the significance of heritage assets, including the contribution made by setting to that significance, and of magnitude and significance of effect
• Ability to identify effective mitigation
• Excellent report writing skills
• Excellent communication and teamwork skills
• Full, clean driving licence
• Ability to manage own time and work to tight deadlines
• Flexible approach to working hours to meet the demands of the role, including occasional working away from home
Candidates should be willing to work out of other JACOBS’ offices in the UK as required.

Desirable:
• GIS (ESRI/Mapinfo) skills
• Experience of procurement and management of contractors
• Preparation of Written Schemes of Investigation for archaeological fieldwork
At Jacobs, we help prepare people for new opportunities and challenges. With positions at every level, openings in multiple disciplines, expertise in a range of markets and offices around the globe, we create an environment where you can learn, grow, and thrive. What sets us apart is our absolute belief in the power of our people and our Beyond Zero initiative, which instils a ‘Culture of Caring’ for staff in everything they do. We believe that you’ll find a flourishing career here at Jacobs.

Expressions of interest are welcomed from all candidates, including those who are seeking flexible working and reduced hour’s contracts.

Alongside a competitive salary JACOBS offer you:

• Extensive paid holidays of up to 32 days inclusive of national and public holidays
• A broad flexible benefits programme including the option to buy additional holidays, private health care and life assurance
• Contributory Pension Scheme
• Opportunity to join a global organisation committed developing its people and to continuous growth.

Join Jacobs. Imagine the possibilities…

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

Apply online today: https://jacobs.taleo.net/careersection/ex/jobdetail.ftl?job=EU/0001DG

Role will close when a suitable candidate is found.

Closing date: Thursday 31st August 2017
Principal Fieldwork Project Manager
Cotswold Archaeology
£39,643 - £44,378


Location: Milton Keynes Office

In 2015 Cotswold Archaeology celebrated 25 years of delivering excellence. We have staff of over 200 across our offices in Andover, Cirencester, Exeter and Milton Keynes. Whilst working on some of the largest and most complex development projects across England and Wales we have continued to deliver excellent research and publications.

We have been operating from a base in Milton Keynes for over 5 years now. From humble begins but with lofty ambitions we have been very effective in growing our market share and geographical reach. Today we can boast a staff of over 70; with a field team of over 50. We are currently planning a move to bigger, better offices (still in MK), and have plans to grow our team further, responding to the buoyant market conditions in Central England. Our existing portfolio of fieldwork projects will keep us busy for much of 2017 and beyond.

We are currently recruiting for a Principal Fieldwork Manager to lead our MK fieldwork team. We are hoping to receive applications from candidates with not just extensive fieldwork management experience but demonstrable leadership skills. We are also hoping that candidates will have worked in Central and Eastern England, with an expert knowledge of the archaeology of the region.

We would recommend that interested candidates firstly contact Rob Sutton (07739 321816 or Robert.sutton [at] cotswoldarchaeology.co.uk ), Head of Milton Keynes, for an initial informal discussion regarding the role. Your application would be treated in strictest confidence.

APPLICATION PROCESS

Further information, Applications forms and job descriptions can be found on the website at http://www.cotswoldarchaeology.co.uk/careers/current-vacancies/

Letters of application, CV and completed application form to be returned to careers [at] cotswoldarchaeology.co.uk by the closing date of 5pm 11 August 2017.

Closing date: Friday 11th August 2017
SENIOR PROJECT MANAGERS (FIELDWORK) based in Oxford
Oxford Archaeology
Up to £37,183 (based on experience)
Permanent


Oxford Archaeology is one of the largest independent archaeological practices in Europe. Our size and reputation ensures that we work on the most exciting and varied projects, and can offer real opportunities for long term employment and career development. We have offices in Oxford, Lancaster and Cambridge and we are a registered heritage charity.

Position:
Following a number of internal promotions and due to an expanding portfolio of work we are seeking to appoint a number of Project Managers to join our highly successful and respected fieldwork department at OA South in Oxford. The successful candidates will report to the OA South Head of Fieldwork and will manage a range of archaeological and cultural heritage investigations and projects.

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

These are full time roles based in our Oxford office.

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

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

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

Employee benefits:
• Competitive salary up to £37,183 appointments will be made on the basis of demonstrated ability, previous experience and CIfA membership if appropriate.
• 36 days holiday (including statutory holidays and concessionary days at Christmas).
• Cycle to work scheme.
• Local government pension scheme (LGPS).
• Training including placements, and opportunities for career progression.
• 100% of CIfA subscription fees, up to ACIfA level (those at MCIfA level will receive the equivalent of ACIfA level).
• Childcare vouchers.

If you would like to discuss the role and opportunities on offer please contact in complete confidence David Score, OA South Head of Fieldwork, d.score [at] oxfordarch.co.uk (07725 782591) or Ken Welsh, OA South Regional Manager, k.welsh [at] oxfordarch.co.uk (07500 446830)

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

http://oxfordarchaeology.com/jobapplication

Alternatively, you can post your completed application form to:

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

Please enclose a CV and covering letter with your application.

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 13th August 2017
Training Delivery Officer
Historic England
£26,658 pro rata (18 hrs p/wk, 12 month FTC)
Temporary
Reference: 8196


Location: The Engine House, Swindon, SN2 2EH but other locations would be considered

Using your experience working in the historic environment you will join a team dedicated to providing high quality training for the heritage sector, you will have the opportunity to work with experts and broaden your knowledge of issues facing the historic environment.

The Capacity Building Team at Historic England provides training courses which aim to raise standards of professional practice and build external capacity in the professions engaged in the understanding, protection and management of the historic environment. For this 12 month contract you will work from our Swindon office (although other locations may be considered) and travel to events across England.

You will be responsible for designing practical training courses, administration and managing the delegate experience. You will have approximately 10 courses during the year to design and deliver by engaging expert speakers, providing practical training exercises and managing event administration such as promotion, course booking and evaluation. This job requires significant travel and overnight stays across England. Some manual handling of course materials may also be required.

You will be a confident and decisive person able to work under your own direction. You will understand the role of Historic England and be enthusiastic about the historic environment, having knowledge of the issues it faces. You will have strong people skills, be able to influence, encourage and support others; sharing your knowledge and experience with the team. You will have experience in designing and delivering training courses, setting clear learning outcomes and measuring the success of training. You will have effective organisation and project management skills. As we are expanding our online training offer some knowledge of online training development would be desirable.

This job is an excellent development opportunity for someone looking to broaden their historic environment knowledge and pursue a career in heritage.

Click here to apply https://historicengland.org.uk/about/jobs/vacancies/job/?ref=8196

Closing date: Sunday 30th July 2017
Policy & Advocacy Officer
Built Environment Forum Scotland (BEFS)
£28,000 pro rata (£22,400 0.8 FTE)
Permanent (30 hours per week)

Office Base: Edinburgh City Centre

Built Environment Forum Scotland (BEFS) is a strategic intermediary body for Scotland’s built environment sector, bringing together voluntary and professional non-governmental organisations that operate at the national level. As an umbrella organisation, BEFS informs, mediates and advocates on strategic issues and policies affecting the built environment. Our aim is to communicate the importance of the conservation and enhancement of Scotland’s historic environment to policy makers at all levels of government, private owners and investors, and amongst professionals and voluntary organisations.

BEFS seeks to appoint a Policy & Advocacy Officer to lead on policy development initiatives within the forum. Working closely with the Director and team, and BEFS member representatives, the new post holder will ensure a strong level of stakeholder engagement and co-ordinated input into strategic advocacy activities.

To apply:

Please download the full job description and please complete the application form (CVs will not be accepted)
Closing date for applications: Noon, Thursday 27th July 2017
Interview date: Thursday 10th August
For an informal discussion about the post please contact Euan Leitch, Director, BEFS on 0131 220 6241 or euan.leitch [at] befs.org.uk

Closing date: Thursday 27th July 2017
Archaeologists/Experienced Archaeologists
Cotswold Archaeology
£19,158 - £20,548 (dependent on experience)

Location: Andover, Cirencester, Exeter & Milton Keynes

Cotswold Archaeology is always on the lookout for talented, ambitious and experienced archaeologists to play critical roles in delivering our ever growing portfolio of projects.

Our current workload and committed projects will see us through all of 2017 and beyond. We are currently working on rural and urban projects throughout southern, eastern and central England. All periods of British prehistory and history are covered in our work. Live and recent projects include Palaeolithic sites in Oxfordshire, Newark and West London; Iron Age farmsteads in the West Midlands; a Roman Villa in Gloucestershire; a Saxon cemetery in Devon; medieval townhouses in Oxfordshire and Norfolk; post-medieval glass factories in Bristol; and much, much more!

With long-running projects based further afield, as well as those close to our home offices, there are opportunities for ‘away working’ which comes with accommodation plus subsistence payments.

With over 100 archaeologists currently in the field, and plans to grow even further, we are particularly looking for archaeologists keen to support the development and mentoring of our Trainee Archaeologists.

We are also looking for ambitious archaeologists looking to develop their careers. Our award winning Supervisor Designate Training Scheme is available to all experienced and skilled field staff.

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

The Package

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

The Details

Archaeologists (£19,158)
Ideally, candidates for the post of Archaeologist will be able to demonstrate their competence in core fieldwork skills through provision of a completed Archaeology Skills Passport (http://www.archaeologyskills.co.uk/project/core-skills/), or similar training log provided by another employer and completed during previous experience working for commercial British archaeological practices.

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

Experienced Archaeologists (£20,548)
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 posts, 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 licence. 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. Please state clearly whether you are interested in a permanent or fixed-term contract, and at which of our offices you would wish to be based.

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

There is no closing date for the receipt of applications as this is an open campaign to attract talented, ambitious and experienced.

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Closing date: Thursday 31st August 2017
Fieldwork Project Officer
Phoenix Consulting Archaeology Ltd
£22,000 to £25,000 (depending on experience)


Our Company

Phoenix Consulting Archaeology Ltd are an established practice now in their 20th year of operation. We operate throughout the UK providing advice and services to the minerals and construction industry. We are a small, but successful company with an excellent and established client base.

The Position

We currently have an exciting opportunity for a fieldwork project officer, principally to manage small-scale excavations and facilitate other fieldwork projects, supported by the senior management team. We are looking for a motivated and hard-working individual who has an interest in developing their current skill-base.

Requirements

The successful candidate should have a good knowledge of British Archaeology and a background in commercial archaeological fieldwork. A degree in Archaeology or similar subject would be desirable. You should have demonstrable skills in running small- and medium-sized fieldwork projects including excavations, watching briefs and evaluations. Some experience in project management and writing up fieldwork would also be desirable. CIfA membership, or potential to obtain membership, is also necessary. The successful candidate should possess a valid CSCS card or Quarry Safety Passport, or be willing to work with us in obtaining the same.

It is likely other duties would be required, including occasionally working alongside our post-excavation manager to facilitate in the preparation of site reports, and assisting the senior management team in general consultancy duties.

Employee Benefits

We provide a competitive package including a good base salary, pension contributions and opportunity for bonuses. 28 days holiday and concessionary days at Christmas. We also pay full CIFA subscription fees.

The post would be based at our central Bedford office, but likely include periods of site-based location. Where applicable, accommodation and expenses will be covered by the company. Travel to a variety of sites would be required (for which a mileage allowance is paid) and therefore a current driving licence is required.

Interview Date
August at our offices in Bedford.

Please forward up-to-date cv with covering letter by email to:
office [at] phoenix-archaeology.com

or post to:
The Company Secretary
Phoenix Consulting Archaeology Ltd
13 Grove Place
Bedford
MK40 3JJ

www.phoenix-archaeology.com

Closing date: Friday 28th July 2017
Senior Archaeological Consultant – London
AECOM
Competitive


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.

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.

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 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.

Minimum 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.

Preferred Qualifications
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

Closing date: Friday 28th July 2017
Archaeological Consultant – Leeds
AECOM
Competitive


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 Birmingham, Bristol or Leeds 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.

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 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.

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
•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: Friday 28th July 2017
Archaeological Consultant – Bristol
AECOM
Competitive


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 Birmingham, Bristol or Leeds 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.

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 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.

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
•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: Friday 28th July 2017
Archaeological Consultant – Birmingham
AECOM
Competitive


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 Birmingham, Bristol or Leeds 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.

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 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.

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
•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: Friday 28th July 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
Project Archaeologists and Project Supervisor/Project Officer (Grade A2.2-3.2)
Allen Archaeology


We are looking to increase capacity within our field team at for a range of projects including a prestigious excavation at Lincoln Cathedral and large excavations in the East Midlands where significant prehistoric and Roman settlement evidence is expected.

We are interested in experienced archaeologists with enthusiasm, a strong ability in archaeological field practices and a willingness to work as part of our friendly team. All posts will be based at our head office in the thriving and affordable university city of Lincoln, but with the opportunity to be involved in projects throughout England.

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.

Who we are:
Established in 2005, we are an independent, professional commercial archaeological contractor and consultancy, providing a full range of archaeological services on a national basis. In 2015, we marked our tenth anniversary with the move of our Head Office to new premises and now employ around 40 staff in our field, geophysics, heritage research and archives teams and have growing number of in-house specialists. We retain the values of a small and friendly company, giving staff of all levels the chance to be involved in a variety of aspects of survey, photography excavation and post-excavation work. We were awarded the 2017 Archaeology Training Forum award for our CIfA accredited training scheme.

What we offer:
• Occupational pension with employer’s contribution
• A range of formal CPD, RoSPA and IATP accredited training covering aspects of health and safety and people management
• 28 days holiday pro rata with an incremental increase after three years continuous service
• Away work accommodation in high quality self-catering holiday lets, an additional allowance and subsistence payment
• Overtime at enhanced rates is available on some projects
• Paid travel time to site and paid driving time
• Childcare voucher scheme
• Cycle-to-work scheme
• Annual company dividend (profit share) to all staff
• 50% contribution to CIfA membership
• Company and individual training plans for role changes

Project Archaeologists

£18,903.77 to £19,485.42 p.a. depending on experience

You will have at least three months field experience in commercial archaeology in the UK. CSCS card and membership of the 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 JIS2017PA 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.
Project Supervisor/Project Officer (Grade A2.2-3.2)
£21,623.08 to £23,211.63

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 you will have at least 12 months experience of supervising commercial fieldwork projects, 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. 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 and submit the completed form using the link below
https://allenarchaeologyltd.peoplehr.net/Pages/JobBoard/Opening.aspx?v=b...
Referees will not be approached without the permission of the candidate first. Candidates will be reviewed upon receipt of their application. Interviews will be held for this role if you have not heard from us within three weeks of your application you have not been selected for interview but we thank you for your interest.

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

Closing date: Monday 31st July 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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