Community Archaeologist, Pembrokeshire Coast National Park

 Pembroke Dock, UK
Full Time

  About the Job

Community Archaeologist, Pembrokeshire Coast National Park
Full Time, 37 hours per week

An exciting and unique opportunity has arisen for a Community Archaeologist to ensure that the Pembrokeshire Coast National Park Authority is an exemplar for archaeology in both site management and in the delivery of community based archaeological projects.

The Community Archaeologist will;

• Provide professional advice including onsite support for the work of the authority.
• Increase the understanding of archaeology in the Park through community led project work which ensures hard to reach groups are actively encouraged to participate and develop new and innovative ways of engaging with the public.
• Develop and implement a survey programme and monitoring framework for historic sites at risk. Develop management proposals and work with relevant agencies, landowners, etc, to implement the programme.
• Explore opportunities for developing new initiatives through partnership working and where possible increase these opportunities with the benefit of external funding.
• Develop and maintain effective strategic liaison at a local and national level on archaeology related matters.
• Provide professional advice to the Authority and on behalf of the Authority on external consultations where there are implications for archaeology in the Park.

The ideal candidate will;

• Hold a degree or equivalent in archaeology or a related subject (in exceptional circumstances knowledge and skills equivalent to these) and the ability to demonstrate CIfA membership can be achieved (at associate level or above).
• Have practical archaeological site management experience together with experience of working with volunteers. Experience of obtaining consents is desirable, e.g. Scheduled Ancient Monument, SSSI Consent.
• Have knowledge of key archaeological legislation and regulation for property and land management together with knowledge of archaeology relevant to Pembrokeshire.
• Possess excellent oral and written communication skills, together with good numerical and IT skills, GIS skills are also needed.
• Have the ability to speak and write bilingually (Welsh level B2 essential). A full driving licence is also essential.

Salary and Benefits;

Basic salary up to £28,785, minimum 23 days holiday plus public holidays, local government pension scheme, flexible working arrangements.

Closing Date; 03/05/19

  Job Summary

Job Title
Community Archaeologist, Pembrokeshire Coast National Park

Closing Date
Friday, May 3, 2019

Date Posted
Wednesday, March 20, 2019

Reference Code

Pembroke Dock, UK


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