Neo Environmental are an environmental consultancy currently operating throughout the UK and Ireland. Due to an increase in our workload we are seeking to appoint a field archaeologist for ongoing fieldwork in Northern Ireland (based from our Belfast office). Sites will mainly include watching briefs and evaluations within County Antrim. Candidates will ideally have at least 6 months experience in commercial archaeology and be the holder of a current CSCS/CSR card. Candidates should have an good working knowledge of archaeological recording techniques. A full driving licence, including own transport, is essential.
The position is temporary for 3 months but may be extended depending on the level of work available. Basic salary will be approximately £20,000 p/a (pro-rata), dependent on experience, and costs will be provided for accommodationand travel where required.
Typical Job Description & Duties
- Conduct or assist in fieldwork duties (e.g. watching briefs, evaluations, excavations);
- Machine supervision;
- Identifying, excavating and recording archaeological features;
- Contributing to the compilation of site archives where appropriate;
- Drawing, describing and photographing archaeological features;
- Contributing to excavation reports;
- Liaising with on-site contractors and representatives of public institutions.
- Degree in archaeology or related subject;
- Technically competent;
- Highly motivated with a strong attention to detail;
- Good organisational skills;
- Team player;
- Good communication skills, both written and verbal;
- Full driving licence and own transport; and
- Willing to travel and work in all weathers.
Please apply by email to email@example.com enclosing a current CV. We are looking to appoint appropriate candidates immediately so please submit your CV at the earliest opportunity. Closing date 29/09/17.
- 6 months experience within commercial archaeology;
- Good knowledge of Irish archaeology;
- Holder of CSCS/CSR card;
- Good IT skills and technologically competent; and
- Membership of the IAI/CIfA.