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  L - P : Archaeology in East of England Office
   £19,900pa - £22,000pa
  Apply before: 09/06/2017
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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L - P : Archaeology (East of England Office)
Archaeologist at BAJR Level 3 / 4 (£22,000pa starting salary)
Archaeologists at BAJR Level 2 (£19,900pa starting salary)

L - P : Archaeology are looking to recruit archaeologists at BAJR Levels 2 and 3/4 for a full-time, long-term positions to join L - P : Archaeology’s expanding East of England office, reporting to the Partners. The position will cover both field and desk based commercial archaeological work. The East of England office is opening these positions to cover forthcoming fieldwork in Hertfordshire and Cambridgeshire, which will be finishing in late 2017. The sites are expected to contain significant archaeology from the Bronze Age, Roman and Medieval periods.

The successful candidate will be subject to a probationary period.

DUTIES

The roles will include, but are not limited to, the following duties. It should be noted that L - P : Archaeology will be providing training and support for the successful candidate. Direct experience of all of these tasks is not an essential requirement although experience in any of these areas is desirable.
 

Archaeologist at BAJR Level 3 / 4Archaeologist at BAJR Level 2
carry out evaluationsundertake site work including excavations, evaluations and watching briefs in rural and urban environments
supervise other archaeologists on excavationsundertake post excavation work as required
write reports for field and desk based archaeological workother tasks as assigned by Partners
carry out Desk Based Assessments 
other tasks as assigned by Partners 

 

SUBMISSION

Applications must be received by 5pm on Friday 9th June 2017. Interviews for the shortlist of applicants will be held Wednesday 14th June 2017. Two documents are required to support your application: (1) a personal statement, and (2) your CV. Applications are to be submitted by email. Please state clearly which position you are applying for. Your personal statement must address each point of the ‘Candidate Profile’ below, and briefly explain why you are well-suited to the position.
 

CANDIDATE PROFILE

Our ideal candidate will aim to meet two sets of criteria, desired and preferred. You must address each point succinctly in your personal statement. Applicants are still encouraged to apply even if there are some elements within these criteria that they do not yet meet (e.g. your profile fits more into the BAJR Level 3 criteria).

Desired criteria:
 
Archaeologist at BAJR Level 3 / 4Archaeologist at BAJR Level 2
at least two years demonstrable experience working to a high standard in professional archaeology(as per BAJR Level 3 / 4)at least six months demonstrable experience working to a high standard in professional archaeology(as per BAJR Level 2)
a degree in Archaeologya degree in Archaeology
demonstrable experience working within a construction environmentdemonstrable experience working within a construction environment
experience supervising other archaeologists in a construction environment 
an excellent grasp of single context recording (as per Museum of London manual) and other recording strategies employed in rural environmentsan excellent grasp of single context recording (as per Museum of London manual) and other recording strategies employed in rural environments
experience excavating rural archaeologyexperience excavating rural archaeology
willingness to be trained in new areas of work and in L - P methods and procedureswillingness to be trained in new areas of work and in L - P methods and procedures
ability to implement company strategy and policies (Health & Safety, CIfA standards etc.)ability to implement company strategy and policies (Health & Safety, CIfA standards etc.)
active in pursuing Continuing Professional Developmentactive in pursuing Continuing Professional Development
live within a commutable distance of Bishop's Stortfordlive within a commutable distance of Bishop's Stortford
prepared to undertake "away work"prepared to undertake “away work”
 a valid driver's licencevalid driver’s licence

Preferred criteria (for both positions):
  • a postgraduate qualification
  • hold a CSCS card *
  • professional grade membership of the CIfA *
* If they do not hold this item, the successful candidates will be required to obtain these memberships. This will be at the company’s expense and with the company’s support.

WORKING ARRANGEMENTS AND ENTITLEMENTS

  • Start date: mid-late June 2017 (exact date negotiable)
  • 37.5 hour standard working week
  • 29 days of annual leave (inclusive of bank holidays)
  • sick leave on an initial accrual of one day per month for a six month qualifying period, and thereafter one month sick pay allowance as per CIfA minima
  • 6% pension contributions after a six month qualifying period, as per CIfA minima
  • travel expenses, subsistence and good quality accommodation will be provided for away work, as per CIfA minima
  • PPE will be provided to the successful applicant
 

L - P : Archaeology

L - P : Archaeology are a commercial archaeological unit. L - P has offices in Bishop’s Stortford, Chester, London and Bristol. The company is a partnership, with a small number of permanent employees. L - P has won awards for its archaeological practice, and it is a CIfA registered organisation. We work largely in the commercial sector, although we are involved in a variety of archaeological research projects, and have a strong Digital Archaeology team. We provide our employees with support and active encouragement with regards to training and their continuing professional development. 

 

 

 

Please quote BAJR in your application.



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