Salary: £20,090–£20,376 (dependent on experience)
Hours: Full time, 37.5h/week
Locations: North East, Yorkshire and Humberside
Contract Type: Fixed-term contract with a potential for extension
Closing Date: 5pm on 16 August 2020. Applications will be reviewed on receipt and we may fill existing vacancies before the closing date, so you are advised to submit your application as early as possible.
Northern Archaeological Associates is one of the leading independent archaeology and built heritage companies in the north of England and delivers a broad range of excavation, survey, geomatic, geophysics, historic environment, and community projects.
About the Role
NAA is currently seeking archaeologists at a Site Assistant level to start work in July and August 2020. Staff are currently required for sites in the Yorkshire, Humberside, and North East region to assist in the excavation of a range of rural Prehistoric, Roman and Industrial sites. We are looking for professional, self-motivated individuals, keen to progress a career in archaeology with the capability to work independently within a team under the instruction and supervision of an experienced Supervisor or Project Officer.
We are currently operating a full COVID-19 safety plan and extra health and safety precautions will be in place as required for the duration of the contract.?
Successful candidates will be offered a 37.5-hour working week, fixed-term assignment. Overtime will be paid if the job requires it. Accommodation close to the site will be provided if required. A CSCS card is an essential requirement for all candidates. A minimum of 3-months fieldwork experience is preferred, but all applications will be considered positively.
Further information on NAA and the range of projects the company undertakes can be found on our website http://naaheritage.com. Additional information on the assignments offered is available on request by writing to firstname.lastname@example.org.
Your core skills and experience should include manual excavation and recording of archaeological features, and the recovery of artefacts or samples. You should also be able to complete stratigraphic matrices, photograph archaeological features and sites, and compose accurate measured drawings.
- Motivated, professional archaeologist who is interested in developing their career with a company with high professional standards of work;
- Minimum of three months experience preferred.
- Excellent team member with good communication skills;
- Degree level qualifications;
- CSCS card
NAA offers a range of benefits to recompense and reward our staff:
NAA is an Equal Opportunities Employer. All applications are judged on the relevant skills and experience of the candidate. All applicants must have the right to work in the UK without restriction.
- Competitive salary range with appointment on basis of expertise and experience
- Proficiency-based pay and career progression
- Paid overtime
- Autoenrollment pension scheme
- Sickness and injury policy
- 20 days minimum holiday, plus statutory or public holidays
- Training opportunities
- Personal protective equipment provided
- Accommodation provided on ‘away’ fieldwork projects
- Overnight subsistence allowance
- Paid travel time for drivers
Applications should be by CV to email@example.com.
NAA is always interested in attracting talented people and welcomes CVs 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 our social media pages including LinkedIn.