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Project Assistants and Project Supervisors

  Headland Archaeology (UK) Ltd in South and East Office, Silsoe, Bedfordshire
   Project Assistants from £19,050 Supervisors from £20,250
  Apply before: 11/12/2017
Responsibility Level:  Trainee   L 2  L 3  L 3/4  L 4  L 4/5  L 5  L 5/6  L 6  L 7
  01525 861578
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68C Wrest Park Silsoe Bedfordshire MK45 4HS



Headland Archaeology (UK) Ltd are recruiting site assistants and supervisors to be based in our South and East Office based in Silsoe, Bedfordshire. Have a look at our website and learn more about our culture and values at If this is the kind of company you would like to work for then please read on.
Work will involve conducting a range of archaeological investigations including field-based surveys, evaluations and excavations as well as office-based research and analysis. The ideal candidates should be able to demonstrate both experience and enthusiasm and a willingness to participate in company initiatives.
As a successful independent commercial company there is plenty of scope to utilise your existing skills, discover new ones and develop strengths you perhaps didn’t realise you even had. You will encounter numerous opportunities for personal development and promotion. We have a training programme for all staff levels designed to offer a path for career progression within the company.

Duties will include:

  • Undertaking archaeological fieldwork on a range of sites, primarily in the South and East of England
  • Contribution to archaeological reports
The successful candidates should expect to receive from Headland:
  • Continuous support from a proactive management team
  • Training in specific archaeological & other skills
  • Periodic additional payments by way of company bonus scheme
Other benefits include:
  • A monthly clothing allowance
  • Contribution to pension scheme
  • Subscription to the CIFA 
  • Paid subsistence and travel time on field projects
Silsoe itself is well situated and a short commute from towns like Bedford, Luton, Hitchin, Letchworth, Cambridge and Milton Keynes. The nearest stations are Flitwick and Arlesey which will get you into Central London in 45 mins or onto the East Coast Rail line. When you Google us have a look Wrest Park and the environment you could be working in.
 A clean driving licence and membership of the CIfA will be beneficial.

Please send CV and covering letter to  quoting reference B92. Your application must contain the names and contact details of at least two referees.   If you have any queries regarding any aspect of these vacancies please send them via email to If you want to speak to someone about the job let us know and we will call you back.
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