Archaeological Officer

Montague Road, Warwick
£24,964 - £27,668 per annum
09 Oct 2017
07 Nov 2017
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Archaeology Warwickshire is a dynamic provider of a wide range of commercial heritage services. With over 30 years in the archaeology business, our reputation for proficient, client-focussed, project delivery continues to exact a high demand for our services.

The Role

37.0 Hours per Week

We are looking for an additional project officer to join our highly experienced team to lead on a wide range of field projects and produce client and publication reports to the appropriate CIfA standards

Key Requirements

The successful candidate will have experience in a wide range of British archaeology and a portfolio of completed reports, although less accomplished but highly motivated candidates will also be considered.

You will work from our base in Warwick/Leamington Spa, which has excellent transport links, and because your work life balance is important to us, fieldwork will mostly be within one hour of the office and home working will be available when you need it.

We will provide training in GIS, GPS, SSST S, Risk Assessment, First Aid, and CAT & Genny operation should you need it, and, because we actively encourage the development of specialisms within the team, we will provide additional CPD led training, including conference fees, travel and accommodation.

We are a CIfA Registered Organisation and as a Warwickshire County Council trading group can offer:
• 32 days holiday (including bank holidays) rising to 37 after 4 years),
• flexible working which includes flexitime of up to 12 hours per month,
• additional pay for working late and travelling,
• Local Government Pension Scheme,
• access to cycle scheme,
• childcare vouchers,
• A range of staff discounts,
• 100% CIfA fees and conference costs paid
Applicants must have a driving licence. Desirable attributes include CIfA membership, SSSTS accreditation and First Aid qualifications. 

For further information please see the attached Job Description & Person Specification.

Additional Information & How to Apply

For further information about the role please contact the hiring manager: For further information about the role please contact Stuart Palmer on
(01926) 412278 or

In your application, you should briefly describe your research interests and how you hope to be able
to pursue them in the future.

Closing Date: 5 November 2017

Interview Date: 17 November 2017

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Rewards & Benefits of working for Warwickshire

It really is true that every single job role here at Warwickshire County Council contributes to bettering the lives of the people in our County; we want to do this for our employees, too. We are proud of our strong flexible working culture, including the opportunity for flexibility on working hours, technology to support remote working (such as light laptops and phones where the role allows).

Time to recharge is so important; we provide a generous holiday allowance which rises as you remain in employment with us. You get all Bank and public holidays off, plus all staff are given an extra day of holiday over Christmas.

As if that wasn’t enough, you’ll also have access to membership of the Local Government contributory pension scheme, childcare vouchers, a host of enhanced family friendly policies and some of the very best Learning and Development training courses to support your ongoing development.

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