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Northern Archaeological Associates is a leading independent heritage and archaeology company based in the attractive historic market town of Barnard Castle in North East England. The company has a multi-disciplinary team delivering a broad range of excavation, survey, geomatic, historic environment and community engagement projects.
NAA has a busy and growing geophysics programme, with a current range of green energy, infrastructure and business development projects. Due to a continuing increase in demand for geophysical survey projects NAA is looking to recruit a motivated and experienced geophysicist to join our team and to help coordinate and run our portfolio of geophysical survey projects. This is an exciting opportunity for an experienced geophysicist looking to advance their career and ready to make the move to help lead and grow an established but small geophysical team in a company planning for growth.
The role will involve a mixture of site and office work. Candidates should be amenable to working in a range of different outdoor environments, working flexible hours and away from the office. NAA is currently offering working arrangements for office-based work and home working and flexible working hours can be agreed.
- Degree(s) in archaeology, geoscience or related discipline
- Experience co-ordinating and undertaking geophysical survey projects
- Experience of data processing, data interpretation and report writing
- Self-motivated flexible team player
- Excellent communication skills
- Organised with a good attention to detail
- CSCS card or willingness to acquire one
- Full driving licence and willingness to drive company vehicles
The role will be a permanent position based on a 37.5-hour working week between Monday and Friday and located at our main office in Barnard Castle, Co. Durham. Starting salary will be commensurate with the expertise and experience of the successful candidate; payment will be made monthly in arrears.
WHAT WE OFFER
NAA offers a comprehensive range of employee benefits:
NAA is an Equal Opportunities Employer. All applications will be considered positively, 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 meet the requirements of UK Visas and Immigration to live and work in the UK without restriction.
- Proficiency-based pay and career progression
- Paid overtime
- Annual pay review
- Group pension scheme
- Health cash plan
- 20 days minimum holiday, plus statutory or public holidays
- Additional annual leave accrued according to length of service
- Buy/sell holiday scheme
- External and internal training and CPD opportunities
- Personal protective equipment provided
- Accommodation on ‘away’ fieldwork projects
- Overnight subsistence allowance
This is a great opportunity to join our dynamic geophysics team and be a key part of our forthcoming programme of exciting projects. We welcome applications from all prospective candidates and are happy to provide training as required to help facilitate individuals in fulfilling the role.
Applications should be by CV with covering letter emailed to email@example.com.
Closing date for applications is 12pm, Friday 26th November, 2021. Applications will be reviewed upon receipt and successful candidates will be contacted promptly. Due to the existing programme of work, interviews by Zoom or Teams may need to take place prior to closing date; early applications from prospective candidates are therefore welcomed. Unfortunately, it is not always possible for NAA to reply to all applications. If you have not been contacted within four weeks following the closing date of this advert, please consider this notice that you will not be invited to interview on this occasion.
NAA is always interested in attracting talented people and welcomes interest from individuals with lots to offer. If you would like to learn more about careers at NAA, please write to us at firstname.lastname@example.org. You can find out first about new opportunities at NAA by following us on Facebook and LinkedIn.
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