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Site Supervisors / Project Officers

  Cornwall Archaeology Unit in Cornwall
   £12.34 - £16.71 ph
  Apply before: 15/04/2021
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Field Archaeologist - Site Supervisor
Location: Cornwall
Hourly rate (£12.34 - £14.02)

The opportunity:
You will be providing effective support to our client – Cornwall Archaeological Unit (CAU) during the mitigation works for a major road scheme in central Cornwall.
We are looking for someone who has previous experience of executing archaeological fieldwork, and is confident in supervising a team of assistants. You will be working under the direction of the CAU Senior Archaeologist.
The project is expected start in March 2021. The excavations are expected to last up to 6 months, with a potential for further post-excavation work on the project, and on other projects, subject to potential projects commencing.
Key Requirements:
  • HND, foundation degree or degree in archaeology or a related subject or equivalent experience.
  • Membership of a professional body for the historic environment, such as: the Chartered Institute for Archaeologists, preferably at ACIfA grade, or working towards this.
  • CSCS card.
  • The normal duties of the role will involve travel throughout Cornwall and it is a condition of employment that you can exercise satisfactory travel mobility in order to fulfil the obligations of the role.
  • Knowledge of archaeological recording systems, context sheets, cameras, GPS, etc is desirable.
Knowledge, skills & experience:
  • Knowledge and experience of field archaeology, working towards a broad understanding across the field and knowledge in one or more of the following areas: development-led work, excavation, finds, recording or surveying techniques.
  • Have a good track record of archaeological fieldwork, preferably with previous experience of supervising site assistants.
  • Knowledge and competence in the practice of professional requirements, standards, methods and techniques relating to the historic environment, for example: field recording.
  • Knowledge of current prevailing national and international principles and philosophies of conservation and archaeology.
  • Knowledge and experience of Health and Safety requirements in a project environment.
Field Archaeologist Project Officer – Excavations 2021 (Temporary)
Location: Cornwall
Hourly rate (£13.71 - £16.71)

The opportunity:
You will be providing effective support to our client – Cornwall Archaeological Unit (CAU) during the mitigation works for a major road scheme in central Cornwall.
We are looking for someone to undertake archaeological projects, and direct field teams as required, under the direction of the Cornwall Archaeology Projects Manager. The post holder is expected to act as project officer with a lead role in the implementation of fieldwork projects under the direction of the Projects Manager and the A30 CAU Senior Archaeologist.
The post holder is expected to have considerable experience of project delivery and undertaking major field projects involving the direction of site staff and volunteers, and/or complex and innovative projects requiring a high level of professional expertise and knowledge, delivered to a high standard.
The project is expected start in March 2021. The excavations are expected to last up to 6 months, with a potential for further post-excavation work on the project, and on other projects, subject to potential projects commencing.
Key Requirements:
  • Degree in archaeology or a related subject or equivalent experience.
  • Membership of a professional body for the historic environment, such as: the Chartered Institute for Archaeologists, preferably at ACIfA grade.
  • This post will require the post holder to run developer-led excavations onsite. A CSCS card is therefore essential.
  • The normal duties of the role will involve travel throughout Cornwall and it is a condition of employment that you can exercise satisfactory travel mobility in order to fulfil the obligations of the role.
  • Knowledge of archaeological recording systems, context sheets, cameras, GPS, etc.
  • Ability to organise and prioritise, to work to agreed resources and to meet demanding and co-existing deadlines; ability to deal with conflicting priorities and demands on resources.
  • Competent in the use of Microsoft applications, including
  • Word, Excel and Outlook; expertise in more specialised use of a range of software programmes may be required according to the projects undertaken (e.g. graphics packages, mapping, databases)
Knowledge, skills & experience:
  • Thorough knowledge and a high level of competence in the practice of professional requirements, standards, methods and techniques relating to the historic environment (for example, research and assessment; field recording; site conservation; writing, editing and production of complex reports; management of records and archives; finds processing; scientific and specialist analyses).
  • Sound knowledge of current prevailing national and international principles and philosophies of conservation and archaeology.
  • Sound knowledge of the legislative and policy framework for the conservation of the historic environment, its formulation locally and nationally, and awareness of other relevant legislation and policies.
  • Experience in successful supervision of project teams, especially with regard to fieldwork projects.
  • Sound knowledge and experience of Health and Safety requirements in a project environment, including working with sub-contractors.
  • Successfully and pro-actively working with partners and external bodies to achieve organisational aims and objectives.
  • Good written and verbal communication skills for advocacy and representation to enable effective working with a range of audiences including Members, the public, special interest groups and national bodies.
  • Skills and experience in pro-actively developing and improving systems, standards and procedures for heritage projects; understanding and practical experience of quality assurance.
 All sites are operating in accordance with Covid 19 Public Health guidelines. Accommodation may be provided on this project for those not currently resident for the duration of this project only.
To apply, please visit the Job Portal
https://www.joblinestaffing.co.uk/job/field-assistant-archaeologist-archaeology-graduates-archaeology-site-supervisor/

 

 

 

 

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