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Warwickshire County Council
£26,421 - £28,770 per annum (award pending)
Closing date
5 Aug 2024

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Environment / Conservation
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About the Team 

‘Archaeology Warwickshire’ is the trading name of Warwickshire County Council’s commercial archaeology and heritage team. Formerly part of the County Museum, we have built upon our local expertise and developed an enviable reputation for quality, reliability and fairness.

About the Role

We are looking for talented archaeologists to join us for an exciting range of projects across the midlands. Based in our Warwick office, you can expect to be paid to travel to and from site, work agile contracts that allow you to take time when you need it and be eligible for outstanding training and CPD opportunities.

As well as working on a range of larger sites, sharing your experience with junior colleagues, you will also have opportunity to carry out watching briefs and write reports.  £26,421 – £28,770 per annum (award pending)

As a member of the team you can expect opportunities to gain experience in a wide variety of heritage disciplines and to develop skills and specialisms so that you can take charge of your career. Archaeology Warwickshire run a streamlined career development scheme such that when team members demonstrate the skills of the next more senior grade they are automatically considered for promotion. We will actively encourage you to be the best you can be.

We are also advertising two other positions in the service, please click on the link below to learn more:

Senior Field Technician – Level 1

Trainee Field Technician

Key Requirements 

At least 12 months commercial experience on a wide variety of sites, willingness to carry out solo working and a driving licence. You will need your own car if you are under 25 and have been driving for less than two years.

Working for Warwickshire – This is the difference you make 

Warwickshire County Council is a place where everyone feels valued, included, safe, supported, and welcome. Our people are at the heart of this vision, could you be one of them!

At Warwickshire County Council we are committed to ensuring Warwickshire’s economy is vibrant and supported by the right jobs, training, skills and infrastructure.  Our people vision for Warwickshire County Council is a great place to work where diverse and talented people are enabled to be their best.  

Your future matters to us, we provide a generous pension scheme which includes an employer contribution rate of typically around 19 percent per month, to help support your financial security during retirement. The scheme also offers a valuable package of benefits for members and their dependants. To find out more please visit: Warwickshire Pension Fund homepage – Warwickshire Pension Fund'   

The benefits we offer include agile working, a valuable part of the pay and reward package for employees working in local government, generous annual leave entitlement, plus bank holidays and an additional day at Christmas, and access to Vivup benefits and discounts platform.  

Click here to view the benefits at Warwickshire County Council. 

Additional Information 

To discuss the role please contact Stuart Palmer, 01926 412278,  

Closing date: Monday 5th August 2024
Interview date: week commencing 12th August 2024

Should you require application forms in an alternative format / language or any adjustments to be made throughout the application process or upon appointment, please contact and we will make every effort to meet your specific requirements. 

Warwickshire County Council is committed to equality of opportunity for all employees and is keen to address areas of under representation in its workforce. See more 


As a local authority we take on a wide range of roles, whether we are providing specialist care and support to the most vulnerable in our communities, or championing Warwickshire as a choice for business through our work to promote economic growth and innovation.

Warwickshire is famous the world over as Shakespeare’s county— but that’s only half the story.  We’re also vibrant and modern. One of the fastest growing commercial regions in the UK, we’re home to many leading companies and developing exciting opportunities for everyone who lives and works here. 


We pride ourselves on being an innovative employer that like to encourage new ways of working. Likewise, our ability to make decisions quickly is as important to us as it is to our customers.

We work actively with partner organisations to deliver our core services:

  • Schools and Learning
  • Social Care and Health
  • Community Safety
  • Environment and Planning
  • Leisure and Tourism
  • Roads and Travel


Company info
01926 41 8125
HR Service Centre
Shire Hall
CV34 4RL

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