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Ref no:
ORK05667
Published:
20/5/2022
Closes:
19/6/2022
Location:
Council Offices, Kirkwall, Orkney, KW15 1NY
Salary:
£34,096 - £38,056 per year
Contract Type:
Permanent
Position Type:
Full Time
Hours:
35 hours per week

This position has expired.

Job Description

NEIGHBOURHOOD SERVICES AND INFRASTRUCTURE
Planning and Community Protection
Development and Marine Planning

Archaeologist
Permanent
35 hours per week
£34,096 - £38,056 (including Distant Islands Allowance)

Orkney is a beautiful setting to both work and live with internationally acclaimed cultural heritage assets such as the Heart of Neolithic Orkney’s World Heritage Site. Orkney is regularly voted as the happiest and best place to live in the UK.

This role provides an opportunity to protect and enhance Orkney’s acclaimed archaeological assets. Working within the Planning Authority in the development of archaeological guidance, the provision of advice and support to the Development Management Team, Developers and Members of the Public.

The successful candidate will work on strategies, projects and funding bids that positively considers the County’s archaeological assets and develop community interest and involvement.

You should be educated to degree level in archaeology, have significant working experience of the archaeological sector. You should be a member of the Chartered Institute for Archaeologists, or hold the equivalent level of experience/skills to do so to fulfil the requirement to join the CIfA.

This post is subject to Basic Disclosure Scotland clearance.

Prospective applicants can discuss the post by contacting Susan Shearer, Planning Manager (Development and Marine Planning) e-mail susan.shearer@orkney.gov.uk or telephone 01856 873535.

Closing Date: Sunday 19 June 2022

Please note that interview and relocation expenses will be paid for the post, in accordance with Council policy.