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  Northern Archaeological Associates Ltd in North East, Yorkshire and Humberside
   £20,020 - £20,820
  Apply before: 31/01/2021
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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About Us
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

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 31 January 2021. 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.
NAA is currently seeking archaeologists at a Project Archaeologist level to start work in January and February 2021. 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 have full and specific COVID-19 Safety plans in operation across all sites.
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 on ‘away’ jobs. 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 Additional information on the assignments offered is available on request by writing to
About You
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
The Benefits
NAA offers a range of benefits to recompense and reward our staff:
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
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.
Applications should be by CV to Please include your name on the email subject!.

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 You can find out first about new opportunities at NAA by following us on our social media pages including LinkedIn.
Registered Company No: 3736728



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