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Archaeological Officer

  Buckinghamshire County Council in Aylesbury, England
   Up to £30,062 per annum
  Apply before: 29/07/2018
Responsibility Level:  Trainee   L 2  L 3  L 3/4  L 4  L 4/5  L 5  L 5/6  L 6  L 7
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The Environment Team is a busy, professional and friendly team made up of qualified Archaeologists and Ecologists. Together we work to protect, promote and manage the unique historic and natural environment of Buckinghamshire.

We maintain the Buckinghamshire Historic Environment Record (HER) and Buckinghamshire and Milton Keynes Environmental Record Centre (BMERC), providing access to up to date historic and environmental data across the whole County. Buckinghamshire is currently experiencing a huge amount of growth.

Working with us will give you the chance to work on major infrastructure projects (such as Hs2 and East-West Rail) as well as large and small-scale developments, and engage in partnership work with some of the key archaeological stakeholders in the region.

Come and join our fantastic team.

About the role

As an Archaeology Officer you will lead on providing heritage advice to five local planning authorities and oversee archaeological fieldwork within Buckinghamshire. Working with the Senior Archaeologist, you will provide archaeological advice on major infrastructure projects such as HS2, flood schemes and road/rail schemes.

You will also deliver activities to promote the service including presentations, open days and displays.

Please see the attached job summary for further details about our role.

About you

The successful candidate will have experience of archaeological planning casework with knowledge of local government planning policy and practice.

Good communication and interpersonal skills as the successful candidate will be required to do regular presentations to the public and explanation of archaeological issues to Members, stakeholders and colleagues.

Have good use of Microsoft systems and specialist HBSMR software, including GIS.

Qualified to degree level or equivalent in archaeology or a related discipline.

A full membership of the Chartered Institute for Archaeologists (MCIfA) is desirable.

Please see the job summary for more information

Other information

Closing Date- 29th July 2018

Interviews to take place on: 9th/10th August 2018


Our values

Ambitious. Accountable. Caring. Collaborative.

Our values are what make our culture at BCC unique and we expect all our people to live them in their approach.

Ambitious. We want people with a strong desire and determination to succeed.

Accountable. Our people take pride in owning actions and decisions. It’s all about using our resources wisely and recognising that the public money we use is all going towards a better future.

Caring. We’re people, working for people. Being caring, kind and supportive is intrinsic.

Collaborative. Working in a team, sharing ideas and knowledge only means positive things. By creating more effective solutions together, we are able to deliver better outcomes to the county as a whole.

About the Business Unit

Buckinghamshire - one of the fastest growing economies in the UK - is facing an exciting period of major growth. Our aim is to manage the major growth pressures within Buckinghamshire in a tough financial climate. Commercial and innovative, we are developing policies that strike the right balance between environment protection and growth. We’re adopting innovative solutions to service delivery and growth. We partner with businesses and community sectors in virtually everything we do; playing to the strengths of these sectors to deliver first class services to our customers.

We recognise and reward you

Hard work and success deserves recognition. That’s why we pride ourselves on the benefits we give our people.

We promote a good work-life balance and flexible working along with discounted transport via Bus and Train.

We provide discounts on various Cafés and restaurants and auto enrolment onto our Pension Scheme plus many more.




Please quote BAJR in your application.

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