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Archaeologists and Senior Archaeologist

  Foundations Archaeology in Based in Swindon/Nationwide
   £18,000-£20,560/£20,560-£26,600
  Apply before: 28/04/2017
Responsibility Level:  Trainee   L 2  L 3  L 3/4  L 4  L 4/5  L 5  L 5/6  L 6  L 7
  
Telephone:
  01793 525993
Enquiries Email :
  jobs@foundations.co.uk
Website:
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Application Address:
  

No Postal Applications please

 

Foundations Archaeology is an independent commercial unit based in Swindon, which operates nation-wide. It is a well-established company, which has been trading for over 20 years. Due to a successful year there is currently a need for additional members of staff. The work will be based out of the Swindon office, but will involve stay-away projects across the UK, as required.
 
We currently have several long-running projects in Oxfordshire, which include a Roman villa site and a multi-period excavation ranging from Bronze Age through to late Medieval.
 
Employee benefits include:
Paid accommodation for stayaway projects (single rooms only-no sharing), along with subsistence of £15 per night.
Mileage (where applicable).
20 days paid holiday along with bank and statutory holidays.
Pension scheme.
100% of CIfA subscription fees paid.
                                                                                                                                    
Position: Archaeologist
Financial: £18,000 - £20,560 (dependent upon experience)
Timescale: Permanent after a 3 month Probation Period
Skills required:

  • Full UK driving licence, clean.
  • Minimum 6 months experience of fieldwork.
  • CSCS certified.
  • Membership of CIfA desirable.
  • PCIfA or equivalent skills required.
Personal Skills:
Enthusiastic, ethical, hard-working and flexible, as well as being able to use initiative. The successful candidate will be required to work effectively as a team player as well as independently and must have excellent written and verbal communication skills.
 
Application: Covering letter and c.v. with two references. Email to jobs@foundations.co.uk
 
Position: Senior Archaeologist
Financial: £20,560 - £26,600 (dependent upon experience)
Timescale: Permanent (3 month Probation Period)
Skills required:
  • Proven track record in supervising a variety of commercial, fieldwork projects.
  • Previous experience in client and supervising bodies’ liaison.
  • Extensive experience in writing fieldwork (grey literature) reports.
  • Full UK driving licence, clean.
  • CSCS certified.
  • Membership of CIfA desirable.
  • ACIfA or equivalent skills required.
Personal Skills:
Candidates should be enthusiastic, ethical, hard-working and flexible, as well as being able to use initiative. The successful candidate will have proven experience in relevant roles within commercial archaeology organisations. S/he must be able to work effectively as a team player as well as independently and will have excellent written and verbal communication skills. S/he must have good prioritising and organisational skills in order to supervise fieldwork, post excavation work and be able to work effectively to short project timescales.
 
Application: Covering letter and c.v. with two references. Email to jobs@foundations.co.uk
 
Due to the nature of these positions, we are anticipating a large response to this advert so if you have not received a response within 4 weeks of the closing date, assume that your application has been unsuccessful on this occasion.
 
Closing date:  28th April 2017 Immediate start possible for outstanding applicants.
For further details:  contact us on jobs@foundations.co.uk
 
All salaries will be in line with CIfA/BAJR salary minima guidelines.
 

 

 

 

Please quote BAJR in your application.



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