Relief Project Officer

Favourite Orkney Islands Council
Ref no: ORK02195
Closes: Sunday, 21st January 2018
Published: Friday, 22nd December 2017
Location: Orkney College, East Road, Kirkwall, Orkney
Rate: £12.28 per hour
Hours: Variable
Contract Type: Casual/Relief
Position Type: Casual/Relief
Organisation: Orkney Islands Council
Category: Further / Higher Education
Sub-category: Research


Lifelong Learning & Inclusion
Orkney College UHI

Relief Project Officer - ORCA

Hours offered on an as and when required basis
£13.40 per hour (including Distant Islands Allowance)
A shift allowance will be paid for unsocial hours worked where appropriate

The Orkney Research Centre for Archaeology (ORCA) wishes to add suitably qualified, well-motivated and experienced Archaeological/Geophysical Project Officers to its list of supply staff, to be responsible for undertaking and supervising all stages of archaeological and/or geophysical survey projects and/or impact assessment, safely under the overall control of the Project Manager, Senior Project Manager or Director.

The unit is housed within the Archaeology Institute of Orkney College, a partner in the University of the Highlands & Islands.

ORCA operates across the Highlands and Islands Region and applicants are sought from this area. It provides a wide range of archaeological services, both commercial and research based, to the islands and northern Scotland.

Applications are sought from people with experience in at least one of the following: geophysical survey, watching briefs, field archaeology, surveying, desk based assessment, Environmental Statements, report writing or post excavation tasks.

Applicants require a degree in Archaeology or Geophysics or related subject, along with significant demonstrable archaeological or geophysical fieldwork experience, and will require a full current UK driving licence.

This post is subject to membership of the Protecting Vulnerable Groups (PVG) Scheme in respect of regulated work with children.

Prospective applicants are invited to discuss the post by contacting Rosalind Aitken, Operations Manager, email or telephone 01856 569213.

Closing Date: Sunday 21 January 2018

Please note that interview expenses are not payable for this post.

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