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Geomatics and Graphics Officer - Maternity Cover (full time)

  CFA Archaeology Ltd in Leeds or Musselburgh Offices
   Starting at £23,475 (commensurate skills & experience)
  Apply before: 28/02/2021
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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Geomatics & Graphics Officer - Maternity Cover (full time)

Interviews start immediately - please apply asap

CFA Archaeology Ltd (CFA) is an industry leading, cultural heritage organisation specialising in consulting, contracting and post-excavation on projects ranging from small scale watching briefs for residential developments, to large-scale infrastructure projects and Cultural Heritage Studies for Environmental Impact Assessments. At CFA, we pride ourselves on excellence and work with a range of organisations from leading multinational corporations and government agencies, to local government bodies and single partner consultancies. Our offices are located throughout the UK and we are a registered organisation (RO) with the Chartered Institute for Archaeologists. We are also ISO 9001:2015 accredited.
CFA is looking to appoint maternity cover for a Geomatics & Graphics Officer to join our core teams in either our Leeds or Musselburgh offices. The post will be for a minimum of 9 months, with the possibility to be made permanent.
This is a great opportunity to join a long established and highly regarded company that prides itself on delivering quality services to clients, whilst providing continuous staff development and training opportunities.
CFA has comprehensive COVID-19 safe system of work procedures in place and are following all current Government and Industry guidance on establishing and maintaining a safe working environment. The successful candidate will be expected to work from home initially until safety measures can reasonably be adjusted following government guidance. All equipment, software and network access will be provided.
You will have a qualification in archaeology and/or geomatics / graphics with demonstrable experience in archaeological illustration. You will be required to work as part of a friendly office locally but also as a member of our Geomatics & Graphics team working UK wide, sharing projects according to scheduling needs. You will be able to maintain a high level of accuracy and manage your time effectively to meet deadlines originating from any of our UK branches.
Applicants would ideally have solid experience in the following: GIS mapping software (preferably ArcMap), AutoCAD, Adobe llustrator/Photoshop/InDesign. Additional skills in Photoscan or artefact and pottery illustration would be an advantage but not essential. You should have a good knowledge of, or experience in, archaeological fieldwork procedures.
Additional successful criteria include:

  • Excellent knowledge of GPS survey data with processing experience
  • Familiarity with Trimble Business Centre preferable but not essential.
  • Good working knowledge of field drawings and digitising techniques
  • Relevant degree level education or practical experience in UK practice desirable
  • Meticulous with excellent attention to detail
  • Excellent organisational and time management skills
  • A good positive attitude and effective team-worker / communicator
  • Ability to work as part of a team
  • Good written English skills
Let us know if you have any other relevant experience. For example, Photogrammetry, photography, historic building surveying, use of total station and/or GPS/GNSS and site planning.
Benefits of working at CFA include:
  • Profit distribution scheme
  • Competitive remuneration (above CIfA recommendation) with annual review.
  • Contribution to pension scheme
  • Paid overnight subsistence and travel time on fieldwork (compliant with all current Govt and industry guidance)
  • Performance Appraisals, Training & Development, Occupational Health Support
  • Subscription to CIfA paid in full
  • TOIL and Sickness Benefits
  • Relocation support where applicable
  • Cycle scheme
Please apply by email to quoting the position and role code above (Geomatics & Graphics Officer GOMC0121) as the subject line, enclosing a CV and covering letter. If you are applying to be considered for appointment to a specific office, please make this clear in your application. Applications will be reviewed on receipt and candidates invited to interview (via Teams) thereafter.
Please note:  CFA has comprehensive COVID-19 safe system of work procedures in place and are following all current Government and Industry guidance on establishing and maintaining a safe working environment.
CFA follows all GDPR regulations when handling personal data. All enquiries and applications will be treated in the strictest of confidence.
CFA Archaeology follows a policy of equal opportunities for employment, training, and other conditions of service. All applicants must be eligible to work in the UK without restrictions. Proof of identity and eligibility will be required prior to employment.




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