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Field Archaeologists at all levels

Field Archaeologists at all levels

Posted 16 April by Archaeological Research Services Ltd
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Archaeological Research Services Ltd are recruiting archaeologists at all levels to work on a variety of projects around the UK. The positions will be attached to one of our various offices. We have positions available for an immediate start.

We are looking for people who are fully aligned to our Vision, Mission (purpose) and Culture and want to be part of our high performing team. You will need great team-working ability, motivation, enthusiasm and drive to complete tasks and contribute to the operational success of the Company. You will have experience of taking part in field projects, contributing to post-excavation work as appropriate, a sound knowledge of UK archaeology and the ability to write accurate, clear English.

We are a high performing Company with a professional yet friendly culture and with many outstanding performers. We maintain a sector-leading commitment to staff development and training which we require to be reciprocated and look forward to supporting career development and developing people to be the best they can be.

You will have responsibility for undertaking and delivering on a wide range of projects where you will be accountable to your line manager. Ideally, you will have in place the necessary skills for your role and ideally be competent in the use of CAD commensurate with the position applied for.

We invest heavily in training and development and actively seek to progress staff members through the ranks to so that each person can achieve their true potential and the Company then also benefit from that. You must be committed to our cultures of 'health and safety first', 'innovation' and our 'adding value' and positively contribute to Company initiatives.

Keywords: Project Officer | Assistant Project Officer | Archaeologist | Archaeological Supervisor | Senior Project officer | IT Literate | CAD | GIS | 2:1 Degree | Fieldwork | CSCS Card | Surveying


In return, we offer an exciting range of employee benefits:

Competitive salary * Bonus scheme linked to achieving Company performance targets * Attractive Company pension contribution * Life assurance cover * Sector-leading commitment to training and career progression * Member of the Company's health cash plan which includes a wide range of health services and financial support * Discounts and rewards on health, fitness and entertainment * 28 days annual leave (inclusive of Bank Holidays) * Additional annual leave awarded according to accrued length of service * Accommodation provided for away work with subsistence * Full personal protective equipment and Company branded workwear * 100% of CIfA subscription fees and CSCS card fees

Essential Skills

  • Educated to 2:1 degree level or above.
  • Experience of taking part in archaeological projects, undertaking a range of fieldwork and post-excavation tasks and dealing with a wide-range of people.
  • Good range of IT skills including familiarity with CAD and GIS.
  • Full driving license.
  • Able and willing to travel throughout the UK and work away for jobs, training etc. including outside of work hours.
  • Ambitious to assist in growing the company, and take part in professional and personal development.

Desirable Skills

  • A relevant post-graduate or other professional qualification.
  • Membership of the Chartered Institute for Archaeologists.
  • Working in a professional office setting.
  • CSCS Card.
  • Surveying skills.

About Company

Archaeological Research Services Ltd is an experienced commercial practice providing a full range of archaeological and heritage services. By offering a complete service we keep costs down and gain efficiencies for our clients through the life-cycle of a project so you can be sure of maximising the value of your investment. We operate throughout the UK from our network of offices and we welcome opportunities to work abroad.

Whether you are building infrastructure or houses, establishing a quarry, converting mills or regenerating urban places, we offer a one-stop shop for dealing with all archaeological and heritage matters. From preliminary advice and assessments to high level consultancy, fieldwork, post-excavation analysis and dissemination, our approach is committed to providing successful outcomes by way of tailor-made solutions geared to the strategic needs of our clients.

We are an efficient organisation committed to investment in our staff, equipment and technology. This means you can be sure of being assisted by skilled, hard-working and motivated staff who take pride in their work, create value and deliver jobs on time.

Required skills

  • Project Officer | Assistant Project Officer | Archaeologist | Archaeological Supervisor | Senior Project officer | IT Literate | CAD | GIS | 2:1 Degre

Reference: 42488705

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