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Enviromental Science Trainees / Assistants

  Border Archaeology Ltd in Milton Keynes
   Trainee £ 17,000 Assistant £18,704 - £19,261
  Apply before: 02/03/2018
Responsibility Level:  Trainee   L 2  L 3  L 3/4  L 4  L 4/5  L 5  L 5/6  L 6  L 7
  01568 610101
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Border Archaeology is a leading Contractor and Consultancy supplying Archaeological and Built Heritage Services across the UK.

Environmental Science Department – Permanent Trainees/ Assistants
Full-time Permanent
Milton Keynes

Trainee/ Assistant

The main duties will be manually processing large volumes of archaeological soil samples for the recovery of palaeoenvironmental material, using water flotation. This role can be physically demanding and repetitive, requiring manual dexterity with good attention to detail.

Additional duties may include accurately and efficiently sorting the palaeoenvironmental retents and flots in preparation for report writing.

Essential Criteria:
Ability to work well in a team
Work to a tight deadline

Desirable Criteria:
A degree in Archaeology (or related) or Palaeoenvironmental Archaeology
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We’re a bit different.

We are passionate about our business, passionate about our archaeology and passionate about you.
We believe in academic rigour, astute business acumen and a “can do” attitude in our pursuit of customer satisfaction and professional excellence.
It’s all about opportunity. But it’s not all about hard work.
We believe in having fun.
Our commitment and respect for our archaeologists engenders team spirit across our sites.
Our staff are motivated, dedicated, proactive and passionate team members.

Join us!

Border Benefits

  • Up to 33 days holiday (inc. Bank Holidays & discretionary holiday for Christmas)
  • Company Sick Pay*
  • Permanent contract for all staff including trainees
  • Fast track career progression for talented individuals
  • Training provided throughout employment
  • Annual company training event
  • High quality PPE & company branded clothing
  • Health & safety training
  • Paid CSCS test & card*
  • Nationally recognised First Aid certificate*
  • Paid CIfA membership*
  • Access to company vehicle on
    away work*
  • Single occupancy, quality accommodation
    when working away
  • Working away subsistence allowance
  • Relocation assistance*
  • Company Health Care Plan*
  • Company Pension contributions
  • Skills Passport & assistance towards CPD
  • Child Care Vouchers
  • Regular performance reviews
    *subject to qualifying criteria
We are always on the lookout for talented individuals with potential for fast-track career development for which speculative CVs are always welcome.

20 years established with an experienced team of recognised experts, we offer a challenging and rewarding commercial environment with unrivalled mentoring and career development.
You will receive a competitive salary that meets or exceeds CIfA expectations.

We are a progressive company and always offer permanent contracts enabling many of our young archaeologists to become home owners.
When we find the right people we work hard to create opportunities.

Please forward your CV to




Please quote BAJR in your application.

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