Current Vacancies

 

 

Project Officer

 

£23,000 – £30,000+ with generous benefits package

Permanent position following 6 month probation

Archaeological Research Services Ltd are recruiting Project Officers for work on a variety of project work. We have positions available for an immediate start.

Are you a highly motivated, go-getter with an ability to lead a field team? Do you have a deep passion for delivering value and benefit through archaeology? Are you highly organised, efficient and with a high work-rate? This position requires you to be excellent at your job and an effective leader and motivator of a team. You need to be highly disciplined, a good ‘people person’ as well as a highly competent field archaeologist and report writer and editor. The post is nominally based at Bakewell but could be based elsewhere.

Applications are invited for professional, highly motivated and capable Project Officers with a strong track record and developed skills sets. You will ideally have experience of running field projects, motivating and leading teams, completing post-excavation work and producing high quality reports for a wide range of projects. You will have responsibility for undertaking and delivering a wide range of projects where you will be accountable to a Projects Manager. You will have excellent written English skills and will be responsible for completing work on commercial and research-based archaeological projects. You must also have strong survey and IT skills and ideally be competent in the use of CAD. A good knowledge of British archaeology is essential as well as a track record in reports. You must be able to work as an effective team member who can be relied on to deliver to tight deadlines. We are a high performing company with a professional yet friendly culture with many outstanding performers. We maintain a high commitment to staff development and training and look forward to supporting career development and developing people to be the best they can be.

 

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

  • Competitive salary
  • Accommodation provided for away work with subsistence allowance
  • Full personal protective equipment
  • Training in support of continuing professional development and career progression
  • 100% of CIfA subscription fees
  • Subject to completing probation you will become eligible for the Company’s contributory pension scheme our health cash plan.

 

To apply submit the required documentation set out below and send to personnel@archaeologicalresearchservices.com. If you would like to discuss the post with us then please ring us on 01629814540 and ask for ‘personnel’.

Applicants must complete and send in;

  • a covering letter compromising 250 words on why you consider yourself a suitable candidate.  
  • our application form (downloadable from the website) including the names and full contact details of two referees  
  • complete equal opportunities form (downloadable from our website)
  • full CV

 

Downloads

Project Officer Job Description

Project Officer Person Specification

 

 

 

 

Historic Buildings Officer (Bakewell or London)

 

£21,000 – £27,100 with benefits package

Permanent position (with 6 month probation)

Applications are invited for a professional, highly motivated and capable historic building specialist with an excellent track record in undertaking historic building surveys. Dependant on experience the successful applicant will be employed at our Assistant Project Officer or Project Officer grade. You will be required to produce high quality reports for commercial and commissioned projects. You will need to demonstrate at least one year’s professional commercial experience in undertaking all such work. You will have responsibility for undertaking and delivering a wide range of projects working from either our Bakewell or London Office where you will be accountable to the Specialist Services Manager. You will need to have excellent written English skills and will be responsible for completing historic building assessments on commercial and research-based archaeological projects. You must also have excellent IT skills and ideally be competent in CAD and/or GIS. A good knowledge of British archaeology and architectural history is required as well as a track record in reports and publication. You must be able to work as an effective team member who can be relied on to deliver to tight deadlines.

The post is tenable from 1st October 2019, and subject to successful completion of a 6 month probationary period, will become a permanent position thereafter.

 

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

  • Competitive salary
  • Accommodation provided for away work with subsistence allowance
  • Full personal protective equipment
  • Training in support of continuing professional development and career progression
  • 100% of CIfA subscription fees
  • Subject to completing probation you will become eligible for the Company’s contributory pension scheme our health cash plan.

 

To apply submit the required documentation set out below and send to personnel@archaeologicalresearchservices.com. If you would like to discuss the post with us then please ring us on 01629814540 and ask for ‘personnel’.

Applicants must complete and send in;

  • a covering letter compromising 250 words on why you consider yourself a suitable candidate.
  • our application form (downloadable from the website) including the names and full contact details of two referees
  • complete equal opportunities form (downloadable from our website)
  • full CV

Closing date for applications is strictly 5pm on Friday 6th September 2019. We do not reply to all applications but we will contact you if you have been selected for interview which will be held on Monday 23rd September.

 

Downloads

Historic Buildings Officer Job Description

Historic Buildings Officer Person Specification

 

 

 

Assistant Project Officers / Archaeological Officers

 

Assistant Project Officer £20,000- £23,000

Archaeological Officer £19,200

Positions available on both permanent and short-term contracts.

 

Archaeological Research Services Ltd are recruiting Assistant Project Officers and Archaeological Officers for work on a variety of project work around the UK. We have positions available for an immediate start.

You will be required to have good team-working ability, enthusiasm and drive to complete tasks and contribute to the operational success of the project. You will have experience of taking part in field projects, contributing to post-excavation work, a sound knowledge of UK archaeology and the ability to write accurate, clear English. You will have responsibility for undertaking and delivering a wide range of projects where you will be accountable to the Projects Manager. You will have excellent written English skills and will be responsible for completing work on commercial and research-based archaeological projects. You must also have survey and IT skills and ideally be competent in the use of CAD. You must be committed to our health and safety culture and positively contribute to Company initiatives. We are a high performing company with a professional yet friendly culture with many outstanding performers. We maintain a high 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.

 

For the Archaeological Officer posts experience gained through voluntary work will also be acceptable.

 

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

  • Competitive salary
  • Accommodation provided for away work with subsistence allowance
  • Full personal protective equipment
  • Training in support of continuing professional development and career progression
  • 100% of CIfA subscription fees
  • Subject to completing probation you will become eligible for the Company’s contributory pension scheme our health cash plan.

 

To apply submit all the required documentation set out below and send to personnel@archaeologicalresearchservices.com. If you would like to discuss the post with us then please ring us on 01629 814540 and ask for ‘personnel’. 

Applicants must complete and send in;

  • a covering letter compromising 250 words on why you consider yourself a suitable candidate.
  • our application form (downloadable from the website) including the names and full contact details of two referees
  • complete equal opportunities form (downloadable from our website)
  • full CV

 

Archaeological Officer Person Specification

 

This is an open-ended advert, however please apply at your soonest convenience as appointments are being made on a rolling basis. (Note failure to follow these application instructions will result in your application being rejected).

 

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