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Project Assistants

  Suffolk Archaeology in Needham Market, Suffolk
   £18400 - £19500 dependant on experience
  Apply before: 07/04/2017
Responsibility Level:  Trainee   L 2  L 3  L 3/4  L 4  L 4/5  L 5  L 5/6  L 6  L 7
  01449 900123
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Suffolk Archaeology is a CIfA registered Community Interest Company based in Needham Market, Suffolk.  As the former Field Team of Suffolk County Council we have a 40 year history of carrying out archaeological work in East Anglia.

We have been commissioned to undertake a large infrastructure project from early April in east Suffolk, and require a number of project assistants with a range of experience, initially for a contract of 4 months.

We are an ambitious and growing company and are looking for individuals to become part of our team over the long term, with prospects for career progression for the right candidates.  We are very active in archaeological outreach and contribute regularly to the local community.  We offer a number of benefits including subsidised travel to our offices from Ipswich, full payment of CIfA subscription and an employee benefit scheme including childcare vouchers.  We have awarded pay rises above the rate of inflation for the past two years, and last year a discretionary cash bonus.

Position requirements:

  • At least 3 months relevant commercial experience in the UK and/or Ireland for higher level posts
  • A degree or equivalent in archaeology or a related discipline is desirable, but not essential
  • A current CSCS card (we will support your application for this post-appointment if necessary)
  • CIfA membership would be preferred (for which subs will be reimbursed from April)
  • A valid UK driving licence would also be an advantage
In return, we offer a range of employee benefits:
  • Salary range of £18400 to £19500 dependent on experience
  • Full reimbursement of CIfA subs
  • Company pension scheme
  • Opportunities for relevant training
  • Employee benefit scheme, including childcare vouchers
  • Subsidised daily minibus from Ipswich, and free travel to and from site
  • 30 days leave (including bank holidays), rising based on service length
  • Contracts could be offered to early applicants prior to advert closing date
  • A relocation supplement can be offered to those moving into the area
  • Initial 4 month contract
Applications are by CV and covering letter.  Please send all applications to
Closing date is 22-03-2017
Suffolk 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 or ethnicity




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