Job Title: Archaeology Officer Part-time

Location: Berkshire Records Office, Coley Avenue

Job Ref.CUL0240

Publish Date: 07/09/2018
Closing Date: 25/09/2018

Salary: RG5 (SCP 28 -34) from £15,140 up to £18,287 per annum, FTE £25,463 - £30,756 per annum pro rata

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Permanent, Part-time 22 hours per week

Berkshire Archaeology is an archaeological advice service for five unitary authorities in eastern Berkshire. Based in the Berkshire Record Office, and forming part of Reading Borough Council's Museum and Town Hall Service, we are responsible for archaeological planning advice, Historic Environment Record management and public engagement with archaeology in Reading, Bracknell Forest, Slough, Wokingham and the Royal Borough of Windsor and Maidenhead.

Join us here at Berkshire Archaeology, and you can look forward to being part of our small team of experienced and enthusiastic archaeologists, working to ensure that the rich archaeology and heritage of our area is widely appreciated, and preserved for future generations to enjoy.

We need an enthusiastic and motivated individual to help us deliver all aspects of our services. You will have experience of professional archaeology, an excellent understanding of fieldwork techniques, a sound knowledge of a wide range of site types and periods, and a good grasp of the planning process, as it relates to heritage.

Reporting to the Principal Archaeologist, your main duties will include the    provision of archaeological development management and conservation advice to our unitary authority planning clients and others, and working with colleagues to enhance and develop the Berkshire Archaeology Historic Environment Record and other resources.

Reading Borough Council can offer excellent training and development opportunities, not to mention a range of great benefits. So be part of an organisation that will genuinely value you and your contribution to our success. Get in touch now.

For more information on Berkshire Archaeology's work, please visit

Reading Borough Council is a Disability Confident Employer and is committed to the recruitment and continued employment of people with disabilities.

For an informal discussion or for any questions about the Archaeology Officer role, please contact Fiona Macdonald, Principal Archaeologist on 0118 937 5976 

Interview date: 5 October 2018 in Reading


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