British Archaeological Jobs & Resources

Site Archaeologists, Site Supervisors and Surveyors

  Rubicon Heritage Services Ltd in Cork, Ireland
   €33,800 - €38,182 dependent of experience
  Apply before: 03/06/2022
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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Rubicon Heritage Services Ltd has been successful in winning the M28 Cork to Ringaskiddy Motorway Project in Cork, Ireland.   Archaeological  services are being undertaken in advance of the M28 project, which is being progressed by Cork County Council on behalf of Transport Infrastructure Ireland. 
?The project proposes to upgrade the existing N28 road between the N40 near Douglas Village, Carrigaline and Ringaskiddy, Co. Cork, providing much needed improvements to the local infrastructure. 
Keen, enthusiastic archaeologists from Site Assistant to Surveyor to Supervisory level are required to add to our existing team.  Contract duration is 6 months with a possibility of longer.

Site Archaeologist rate is €33,800 per annum

Site Supervisor rate is €38,181 per annum

Surveyors rate is between the above rates, dependent on levels of commercial experience. 

All rates are based on levels of demonstrable ability and commercial experience in either Ireland or the UK.  One year's commercial experience is required as a baseline.

An Archaeology degree, Safepass qualification and Manual Handling certificate are mandatory.

A full clean driving license and CIfA or IAI memberships are beneficial.

The working week is Monday to Friday, 8 am to 4.30 pm (37.5 hours)

Rubicon uses Skills Passports and encourages ambition and career development via our approved CIfA training/mentorship programme

Employee benefits:

  • 20 days holiday plus Bank Holidays.
  • Training including placements, and opportunities for career progression.
  • 100% of CIfA subscription fees.
  • A sustainability scheme is in operation within the project with paid incentives for those using public transport, walking/biking to work or car pooling.
  • High quality personal protective equipment 
It should be noted that accommodation is not provided.

Please send all applications by email only to  Closing date is 03 June.
Rubicon Heritage Services is an Equal Opportunities employer. All applications are judged on the relevant skills and experience of the candidate, and not by gender, sexual orientation, marital status, religion, belief, age, nationality (other than where work permits may be required), or ethnicity. 

We are a CIfA registered organisation, an IAI Corporate Member, members of FAME, Disability Confident committed and are also members of the Cork Chamber of Commerce.   We abide by the Code of Considerate Practice under the Considerate Constructors Scheme and we are proud to have achieved accreditation to the recognised international standards of ISO9001, 14001 and 45001 for Quality, Environmental and Occupational Health and Safety Management. 



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