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Worcestershire CC




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Project Officer (Temporary until 31/03/2013)
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The Hive
Worcestershire County Council
Contract Type
Full time temporary
Working Pattern
37 hours per week
Closing date for applications
1 October 2012
£22,221 - £23,708 per annum
About The Role
Worcestershire Archive and Archaeology Service wishes to recruit a Project Officer. The principle duties are to lead and report on archaeological projects, usually leading small field teams. The projects will vary from desk-based assessments to field evaluations and excavations. The position is part of the Field Section, which has circa 30 staff (including three other Project Officers), and undertakes a wide range of archaeological projects, both urban and rural. Applicants are expected to have a degree in archaeology (or a related subject) and a good range of archaeological experience, including supervising staff undertaking fieldwork. The appointed Project Officer will have the opportunity to lead a wide range of field projects, and to produce client reports in liaison with specialist finds and environmental archaeologists and archaeological illustrators. A full clean driving licence is essential.

The contact is temporary, initially until the end of March 2013, but may be extended. Applicants with an interest in historic archaeology, with experience of undertaking desk-based assessments and archival research in Record Offices, will be particularly welcome.
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Closing Date: 1st October 2012
Interview Date: 18th October 2012
Unfortunately we do not accept CV's as a valid form of application for this post.
"We regret that this vacancy is subject to restrictions i.e. to minimise compulsory redundancies, applications from existing employees will be considered and processed prior to any applications from external candidates. It is stressed that you should still apply as normal, since if we are unable to find a suitable internal candidate we will then look at the other applications we have received, rather than re-advertise the job. For existing employees certain protections may apply in relation to hours per week."

Project Officer
Directorate and Section/Unit: Adult and Community Services, Historic Environment and Archaeology Service
Scale: Scale 6
Reporting to: Senior Archaeological Project Manager (line manager), Project Manager (supervisor)
Responsible for: Supervision of Field Supervisors (larger projects), Archaeologists, volunteers and other persons assisting the post holder
Main purposes of role:
 To lead and report on fieldwork projects

Key Accountabilities:
 To lead archaeological watching briefs, evaluations, excavations and desk-based assessments and to direct and supervise field supervisors, field assistants, casual staff, volunteers and site visitors.

 To undertake archaeological surveys to include: fieldwalking, earthwork and documentary surveys.

 To report on projects to archive and publication standard, including publication for academic, educational and information purposes.

 To maintain the efficient day-to-day operation of projects, including extensive travel (and occasional relocation away from base) within project budgets.

 To liaise with members of the post-excavation team (finds researchers, environmental archaeologists, illustrators and external contractors).

 To liaise with developers and their agents, curatorial archaeologists, landowners, statutory bodies and members of the public.

 Responsibility for writing, implementing and maintaining health and safety risk assessments in order to ensure safe on-site working conditions for all full-time and casual staff, volunteers, agents, visitors and members of the public.

 Teaching and continuous training of field staff and volunteers in all aspects of fieldwork on commercial and community projects.

 Quality control in contributing to the development of, and implementing new recording methods .

Other duties:

 To maintain personal and professional development to meet the changing demands of the job, participate in appropriate training activities and encourage and support staff in their development and training.

 To undertake such other duties, training and/or hours of work as may be reasonably required and which are consistent with the general level of responsibility of this job.

 To undertake health and safety duties commensurate with the post and/or as detailed in the Directorate’s Health and Safety Policy.

In all contacts the postholder will be required to present a good image of the Directorate and the County Council as well as maintaining constructive relationships.
Internal: Contacts within the Archaeological Service
External: University of Worcester, members of the public, clients
The Council reserves the right to alter the content of this job description, after consultation to reflect changes to the job or services provided, without altering the general character or level of responsibility.
The duties described in this job description must be carried out in a manner which promotes equality of opportunity, dignity and due respect for all employees and service users and is consistent with the Council’s Equal Opportunities Policy.
Prepared by: Simon Woodiwiss Date: January 2009
Anforderungen für BewerberInnen
driving licence desirable