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Commercial Community Project Officer

Worcestershire County Council
Worcester, Worcestershire
£27,687 - £29,669 per annum
Closing date
21 Jul 2024

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Commercial Community Project Officer
Salary: £27,687 - £29,669 per annum 
35 Hours per Week
Location: The Hive 
Temporary: 12 Months 

The Role: 

Can you inspire others through archaeology? Do you want to plan and lead community engagement and education projects alongside a small team of like-minded people? We are looking for an innovative, dynamic and motivated archaeologist who has considerable experience of commercial field archaeology, as well as in delivering educational and outreach programmes that meet the needs of commercial clients, stakeholders and communities.

Worcestershire Archive & Archaeology Service is based at The Hive, in the centre of Worcester (, an award-winning building, receiving over 750,000 public visits per annum, and providing a unique combination of university library, public library, original archive and archaeological services under one roof. As part of the County Council, we provide a great Pension Scheme. The Local Government Pension Scheme (LGPS) is a nationwide, career average pension scheme and is a valuable part of the pay and reward package for employees working in local government. You will also benefit from 34 days holiday per year (including statutory holidays), rising to 39 after 5 years, and a review and development scheme for all, which has underpinned our proven track record of training, retaining and promoting staff.

This post is exempt from the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act and / previously met the definition of Regulated Activity (as defined by the Safeguarding Vulnerable Groups Act 2006) and is therefore subject to an enhanced Criminal Records Check (Via the Disclosure Barring Service, DBS) (as defined by the Police Act).

For further information or enquiries, please contact Emma Hancox at or 01905 844824


You’ll find an overview of the benefits Worcestershire County Council have to offer on our webpage Why work for us? | Worcestershire County Council, so do take a look!  Some of these offers include: 
• Great Holiday Entitlement: As well as bank holidays, you'll get 26 days paid holiday (pro rata for part-time staff). This goes up to 31 days when you have been with us for 5 years. If you get more than 26 days where you work now, don't worry because if you join us without a break, we'll match your holiday up to 31 days. If you’re successful and want to take advantage of this do let us know!
• Brilliant Pension Scheme: The Local Government Pension Scheme (LGPS) is a nationwide, career average pension scheme and is a valuable part of the pay and reward package for employees working in local government.
• Professional Learning & Development: We actively encourage learning and development for all our staff should they want to progress further or explore other areas within the organisation.
• Flexible Working: We are proud to offer hybrid working to provide a better work/life balance where possible.

How to Apply:

Applications are invited to apply for this role. 
Please find attached the application form, Job Description and Person Specification.
Please write your application with consideration for the essential and desirable criteria on the Person Specification. This should include examples why you should be considered; the experience, skills and knowledge that you would bring to the post.
Please submit your application to 

Application Closing Date: Sunday 21st July 2024
Anticipated Interview Date: Tuesday 30th July 2024

Supporting Documents for Commercial Community Project Officer


The work we do at Worcestershire County Council matters! We are there for the most vulnerable people in society who need us the most, we are helping to build a successful and growing local economy, we protect our environment, we improve outcomes for our children, young people and families, and we help ensure our residents are healthier, live longer and have a better quality of life. In short, what we do makes a difference to people's lives!

With so many ways to contribute, the chances are we have a job opportunity that's the career for you.

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Notes for applicants

When you click 'apply', you will be re-directed to Worcestershire County Council's online application site.

To submit your application, you will need to login to our site (this is a separate login to WM Jobs).

First time applicants will be asked to create a new account.  Please note, you are only able to view the Job Description and Person Specification on the WM Jobs board not via Worcestershire County Council's online application site.

If you have a disability and require reasonable adjustments, please let us know. 

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