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Archaeological Fieldwork Technician

  Wessex Archaeology Ltd in Salisbury, Bristol and Maidstone
   £18,900 - £24,233
  Apply before: 21/09/2018
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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Salisbury, Bristol & Maidstone
Archaeological Technician - £18,900 to £20,333
Assistant Supervisor – £20,333 – £21,738
Archaeological Supervisor – £21,255 - £24,233
Do you want to help us uncover and make sense of the past while satisfying our customers' needs?  Want to be part of a passionate archaeology and heritage community who truly believe in the value of what we do with public benefit at the heart of our approach?  If the answer is "yes" to both questions, then read on.

We are looking for enthusiastic archaeologists to join our experienced fieldwork teams on multi-phase projects in Bristol, Maidstone or Salisbury, with a range of contract lengths.

This is an exciting opportunity to develop a career in archaeology with one of the largest independent archaeological companies in the UK. At Wessex Archaeology we are dedicated to investing in our staff through training and development.

You will be expected to:
  • Be open to learning and receiving direction;
  • Communicate appropriately and respectfully;
  • Be responsible and accountable for your work, actions and decisions.
  • A valid CSCS card – we can help and advise you on obtaining one of these
  • Ability to work with self-awareness and the confidence to ask questions
  • Ability to manage own time and work to tight deadlines
  • A good degree in archaeology or related subject
  • Full clean Driving Licence
  • Membership of the Chartered Institute for Archaeologists
  • SSSTS or other H&S qualifications
Applicants are invited to submit a completed application form available from the vacancies page on our website ( and returned by e-mail to . It should be noted that immediate appointments will be available, so prompt application is recommended. Applications must be received by close of business on Friday 21st September 2018. Receipt of all applications will be acknowledged.

Wessex Archaeology is one of the largest independent archaeological practices in the UK and is a registered Charity whose aims are to promote the advancement of education and the advancement of the arts, culture, heritage and science. We have offices in Salisbury, Sheffield, Maidstone, Bristol, Edinburgh and Wales.

Whilst Wessex Archaeology welcomes applications from all sections of the community and is committed to promoting equality of opportunity, it is essential that all applicants must be either a British citizen, EU National or hold a full work visa and where appropriate be registered under the ‘Worker Registration Scheme’ or must hold a current work permit. Proof of identity and eligibility to work in the UK will be required prior to commencement of employment.



Please quote BAJR in your application.

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