NORTHERN ARCHAEOLOGICAL ASSOCIATES
Heritage Management Team (roles at all levels)
Salary range: £20,755–£29,355 (appointments on basis of ability and experience)
Area: Across the UK, but with focus on North East, Yorkshire and Cumbria
Job type: Full time, permanent with 6-month probation
Location: Barnard Castle, County Durham
Who we are:
Established in 1990, NAA is one of the UK’s leading independent heritage and archaeology consultancies, with a strong reputation and broad client base. We are an expanding, dynamic company, currently employing 40 full-time staff on a range of projects across all sectors, from major infrastructure schemes to community research projects, which will ensure that the right candidates will enjoy an exciting and varied work programme. Our office is in Barnard Castle, on the County Durham and Yorkshire border, offering a beautiful and inspiring working environment within commuting distance of major urban centres in Tyneside, Teesside and North Yorkshire.
We are looking to recruit motivated and enthusiastic individuals to join our Heritage Management Team. We are particularly interested in applicants with established skills in any or all of: desk-based assessment and heritage statements; built heritage and building recording; and public engagement and community outreach.
Our current programme includes:
· community projects in the Lake District and Yorkshire Dales
· preparation of Heritage Lottery Fund applications for key heritage sites
· large-scale urban and rural planning applications
· building recording on scheduled monuments
· extensive two-year public outreach programme relating to internationally important sites
· earthwork surveys of upland mining remains
As we seek to build diverse capacity within our Heritage Management Team, we welcome applications from people at an early stage of their heritage management career and from those with greater experience. The available posts are not restricted to particular skill areas or salaries: roles will be shaped to make the most of existing abilities and appointments will be made upon demonstrable experience and specialist proficiency across three grades:
£20,755–£23,690, £24,205–£26,265, £26,780–£29,355.
As a member of NAA’s Heritage Management Team, there will be opportunity to be engaged in a range of consultancy projects and to prepare heritage statements, desk-based assessments and have input to environmental statements. There will be the chance of fieldwork too, to be involved with community research and training projects, to work with schools, or to record historic buildings. For the right candidates, we can offer a diverse and stimulating work programme that will always be rewarding.
Skills we are looking for:
· a degree in archaeology/historic environment or related disciplines
· detailed understanding of British archaeology and/or architecture
· good working knowledge of heritage legislation and relevant national policy and guidance
· experience of commercial archaeological practice
· demonstrable experience in preparation of desk-based assessments, heritage statements, environmental statements, and research projects
· experience of community and outreach archaeology
· a good communicator with enthusiasm for the subject
· proven writing ability
· dynamism, and ability to work on projects from conception to report
· strong general IT skills
· experience in CAD and GIS
· proven analytical skills in building archaeology
Candidates must have a full driving licence and access to transport. A current CSCS card is desirable.
In return, we offer:
• competitive salary with career progression and regular pay reviews
• group pension scheme
• 20 days minimum holiday (negotiable) plus statutory or public holidays
· training opportunities, annual personal training budget and CPD time allowance
· CIfA subscription fees paid in full
· site allowances
· death-in-service and personal accident insurance
• health cash plan
• sickness and injury policy
• childcare voucher scheme
• buy-and-sell holiday scheme
NAA 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, ethnicity, or sub-culture. All applicants must have the right to work in the UK without restriction.
Applications should be by CV with supporting statement emailed to email@example.com.
Closing date for applications: 5pm, Friday 27 October, 2017. Applications will be reviewed upon receipt and successful candidates will be notified of invitation to interview by 3 November 2017.
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