Project Officer (Permanent) and Experienced Site Assistant (Fixed Term)
Project Officer: £25,749.72, dependant on experience
Site Assistants £18,747 (min 6 months commercial experience)
is an independent commercial organisation with offices based in Bury St Edmunds, Archaeological Solutions Suffolk; Shefford, south Bedfordshire; and Ware, Hertfordshire. We undertake a varied range of field projects throughout the region and now have an opportunity for a full-time Project Officer to join our team based in Shefford, south Bedfordshire, on a permanent basis.
We are looking for a highly motivated and skilled Project Officer; ideally with a minimum of 2 years experience and demonstrable responsibility of leading projects and small teams. The field work will comprise trial trench evaluations and monitoring in the Hertfordshire, London, Buckinghamshire and Bedfordshire areas. Data processing and interpretation of results will be a key part of this role therefore excellent communication and report writing skills are essential, as is the ability to work alone, take initiative and focus on achieving the highest standards.
The role will be mainly field based with some office work and the flexibility to work away from base is essential. A full clean UK driving licence and current CSCS card are a pre-requisite and a qualification in First Aid would be advantageous, however training is available. Membership of CIfA is preferred.
We also have vacancies remaining for experienced Site Assistants for a large infrastructure project in Suffolk. Contract duration will initially be 3 months and candidates should have recent experience of working in a commercial unit in the UK. You should be physically fit and have a strong work ethic and positive approach. A driving license would be advantageous and you will be required to obtain a CSCS card prior to joining. Membership of the CIfA is preferred.
AS employment terms include:
Transport to and from site will be provided free of charge and we can provide local, quality accommodation at cost for fixed term staff.
- Commitment to continuity of employment for all staff and career development
- Competitive salary
- Good pay progression with structured salary scales and annual increments based on performance.
- 37.5 hours working week
- 29 days annual leave entitlement including statutory holidays pro rata
- 6% employers contribution to pension scheme
- Training in support of continuing professional development
- High quality personal protective equipment
- 50% of CIfA subscription fees
Please send your CV by email to firstname.lastname@example.org along with details of two referees. Applications will be processed upon receipt. You are encouraged to include a brief covering paragraph highlighting your key skills, personal interests and suitability for the role. AS is an Equal Opportunities Employer.
The closing date will be Friday 14 April or sooner as the vacancies are filled.
AS is a registered Organisation of the Chartered Institute of Archaeologists and a recognised Investor in People. We also have ISO9001 and 14001 accreditation. Find us at www.archaeologicalsolutions.co.uk, and Facebook (archaeologicalsolutions)