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Heritage Research Supervisor

  Allen Archaeology Ltd in Lincoln
  Apply before: 31/01/2017
Responsibility Level:  Trainee   L 2  L 3  L 3/4  L 4  L 4/5  L 5  L 5/6  L 6  L 7
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Heritage Research Supervisor

Job ref: HRO2017
Location: Whisby Lodge, Hillcroft Business Park, Whisby Road, Lincoln, LN6 3QL
Grade: A2.1-2.2
Salary: £18,834.53-£20,593.41 p.a.

An opportunity has arisen for a full-time permanent post (following successful completion of a probationary period). The post is based at our head office in the thriving and affordable University City of Lincoln, and will involve occasional travel throughout England.

The postholder will prepare desk-based assessments and heritage impact assessments within the agreed timescales and budgets set by senior staff. They will undertake report preparation and visits to sites, Local Studies Libraries and Record Offices, both locally and remotely from the head office. Free, good quality accommodation, subsistence and an additional daily allowance are available for away work.

On occasion, the postholder may also be expected to assist with fieldwork reporting and with general administrative duties and may be required to discuss site works with clients and curatorial archaeologists, and members of the general public.

Supervisory staff are provided with training covering aspects of health and safety and people management.


  • An enthusiasm and strong ability in field archaeological practices, a willingness to work on your own or leading a team
  • A courteous and professional manner
  • A sound understanding of British archaeology
  • Computer literacy
  • Experience of preparation of desk-based assessments and heritage impact assessments
  • Experience of supervising staff
  • Attention to detail, analytical and proven report writing skills
  • Positive outlook


  • Experience of drawing packages such as AutoCAD and/or CorelDraw and of GIS
  • CIfA membership
  • Driving license preferred as work will require site visits and travel to HERs using company and hired-in vehicles

The post includes an occupational pension with employer’s contribution and 28 days paid leave per year pro rata, with an incremental increase after three years continuous service. A childcare voucher scheme is available to all employees.

If you are interested in joining a forward looking and friendly team, please submit a completed application form via our on-line system to apply for this role using this link Please be aware that it is not possible to save your application part way through so you may wish to download  and complete the form before clicking on the link to apply.

Referees will not be approached without the permission of the candidate first. Incomplete applications and those submitted after the closing date will not be accepted. The closing date for this post is Tuesday 31st January 2017. Interviews will be held in the w/c 13th February. If you haven’t heard from us by 13th February unfortunately on this occasion you have not been selected for interview. However, we thank you for your interest.

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




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