Archaeological Officer

Leamington Spa, Warwickshire
£27,041 - £29,577 per annum
26 Aug 2020
28 Sep 2020
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Archaeological Officer Permanent full time based at Hawkes Point, Leamington Spa with travel across the Midlands (Grade I) We are looking for an experienced commercial archaeologist to lead on project work About the Organisation

Archaeology Warwickshire is a cadre of experts who successfully deliver high-quality, professional archaeology and heritage services across the midlands, to a range of private and public sector clients. Our core ethos for continual professional development and the advancement of local expertise has enabled us to thrive commercially whilst not losing sight that people come first. We don’t believe in wilful expansion and contraction at the expense of our teammates on behalf of the market.

We are looking for a professional archaeologist with a few years commercial experience in Britain who wants to work on a broad range of heritage projects. The successful candidate will understand the planning process; will have carried out watching briefs and written reports; will have run multi-trench evaluations and written reports; will have directed or supervised excavations and have demonstrable experience in report and archive production.



Once part of our team you can expect extensive and fully-funded training, opportunities to develop specialisms, a healthy work-life balance not predicated on crisscrossing the country and to be treated with respect. We support each other to be the best we can be.

For further information about the role please see the Job Description and Person Specification.


Additional Information


For further queries about the role please contact Stuart Palmer –


Closing date: 28th September


Our method of application is online, please note, CV’s should not been submitted unless asked to do so.

If you are unable to apply using the 'Apply' button please contact the Recruitment Centre on including your contact details and any relevant screenshots.
You will be notified of our shortlisting decision via email, so please check your email on a regular basis after submitting your application.


As part of being a Disability Confident employer we guarantee to interview anyone with a disability whose application meets the minimum criteria for the post. By ‘minimum criteria’ we mean that you must provide us with evidence in your application form which demonstrates that you generally meet the level of competence required for each competence, as well as meeting any of the qualifications, skills or experience defined as essential in the person specification.


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 staff and is keen to address areas of under representation in its workforce and would particularly welcome applications from all suitably qualified persons from the BAME community, disabled people and people from the LGBT+ Community.


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