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Project Archaeologist /Project Supervisor /Project Officer

  York Archaeological Trust in Nottingham/York
   £21,929 - £31,182
  Apply before: 16/10/2022
Responsibility Level:  Trainee   L 2  L 3  L 3/4  L 4  L 4/5  L 5  L 5/6  L 6  L 7
  07950 719749
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York Archaeology delivers commercial archaeological services as part of York Archaeological Trust (YAT), from offices at York, Sheffield and Nottingham.  The Trust provides world famous heritage attractions with excavation, survey, consultancy, expert conservation services, research and an unmatched commitment to dissemination, engagement and public benefit.
We require additional field staff (Project Archaeologists through to Project Officers), operating from either our Nottingham or York offices, to deliver a wide range of archaeological projects, including sites of prehistoric, Roman and medieval date, both rural and urban.  Contracts of up to 12 months are on offer (with the possibility of permanence for experienced Project Supervisors and Officers), applicants require:
  • A degree in archaeology or related discipline and an appropriate level of demonstrable experience
  • A driving licence (for Project Supervisors and Officers)
  • CIfA membership and valid CSCS card is preferred
  • A First Aid at Work certificate would be advantageous, but not essential

Project Archaeologists (£21,929 - £22,483)

Project Supervisors (£23,239 - £25,115)

Project Officers (£25,329 - £31,182)

What we offer:
An opportunity to help deliver the vision and become part of a ground-breaking venture to push the boundaries of what archaeology and cultural heritage can offer in the UK and beyond.
The Trust also provides its employees with a varied range of benefits and rewards:
  • Company pension scheme where the Trust and employee each pay 3.5% of total earnings
  • 31 days paid annual leave (23 days + 8 Bank Holidays), rising to 36 including Bank Holidays after 5 years employment
  • Option to buy back up to 15 additional holidays each year
  • Commuting season ticket loans
  • Loans to purchase bikes to cycle to work
  • Death in Service benefit of twice annual salary for permanent staff
  • Dependant’s leave
  • Compassionate leave
  • Public Duties leave
  • Enhanced maternity pay after 2 years employment.
  • Generous Sick pay for all staff on permanent or fixed-term contracts
  • 50% Professional membership reimbursement (e.g. CIfA)
  • Free eye tests for computer users and £50 reimbursement for the cost of prescribed glasses
  • Professional independent Occupational Health support for appropriate referrals
  •  Access to a free independent and confidential counselling service
  • Free admission for staff plus family and friends to our five York Visitor Attractions including our JORVIK Viking Centre
  • 25% discount on merchandise at our Attractions
  • Discounts to Trust Events at applicable events
  • Travel and generous subsistence arrangements for staff working away
  • Uniform or Personal Protective Equipment for relevant roles


Further details on the Trusts Recruitment, Rewards and Benefits can be found at -
A full job description and person specification are available at –
Application: Please send a CV and Covering Letter to Alison Wilson (
 For an informal discussion please contact Alison Wilson (Post-Excavation Manager)  on mobile 07950 719749.

Please quote BAJR in your application.

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