Join Suffolk Archaeology: Site Assistant vacancies

We continue to have a sustained increase in our work programme and require a number of project assistants with a range of experience, initially for a contract of 4 months, to work on projects in the west of Suffolk. …

We are an ambitious and growing company and are looking for individuals to become part of our team over the long term, with prospects for career progression for the right candidates. We are very active in archaeological outreach and contribute regularly to the local community. We offer a number of benefits including free travel to and from site, full payment of CIfA subscription and an employee benefit scheme including childcare vouchers. We have awarded pay rises above the rate of inflation for the past two years, and last year a discretionary cash bonus.

Site Assistant position requirements

  • At least 3 months relevant commercial experience in the UK and/or Ireland for higher level posts.
  • A degree or equivalent in archaeology or a related discipline is desirable.
  • A current CSCS card (we will support your application for this post-appointment if necessary).
  • CIfA membership would be preferred (for which subs will be reimbursed).
  • A valid UK driving licence would also be an advantage.

In return, we offer a range of employee benefits:

  • Salary range of £18400 to £19500 dependent on experience.
  • Full reimbursement of CIfA subs.
  • Company pension scheme.
  • Opportunities for relevant training.
  • Employee benefit scheme, including childcare vouchers.
  • Free travel to and from site, from our Needham Market office
  • 30 days leave (including bank holidays), rising based on service length.
  • Contracts could be offered to early applicants prior to advert closing date.
  • A relocation supplement can be offered to assist those moving into the area
  • Initial 4 month contract

Applications are by CV and covering letter.

Please send all applications to

Closing date is 26-07-2017

Suffolk Archaeology is an Equal Opportunities Employer. All applications are judged on the relevant skills and experience of the candidate, and not by gender, sexual orientation, marital status, religion, belief, age, nationality or ethnicity.