CgMs Heritage Consultancy

Archaeological Researcher - Cheltenham

Salary: 20k to 23,500K per annum plus benefits
Permanent (Full time)

Reporting to: Director (Archaeology) Archaeological Researcher is required for a heritage consultancy based in Cheltenham. The ideal candidate will be an enthusiastic and well-motivated graduate with a good general background in UK archaeology and good technical knowledge and ability to use AutoCAD. A basic knowledge of GIS (Geographical Information Systems) and other graphics software is desirable but not essential. Knowledge of archaeological fieldwork and research is also required together with experience of collecting and presenting data for desk-based assessments.

Key activities will include:

  • Undertaking research for desk-based assessments;
  • Provide support to heritage staff with general office duties including the control of incoming/outgoing documents, photocopying and scanning documents.

Additional skills (desirable):

  • Preparing figures for presentation in reports using AutoCAD and other graphics packages. (e.g. CorelDRAW , Adobe Illustrator etc.);
  • Preparing PDF documents and reports for client issue;
  • Preparing and printing scaled drawings in AutoCAD;
  • Ability to produce high quality drawings and research to a tight timescale;
  • Ability to present graphical information and other data clearly and accurately;

Key skills and abilities will include:

  • A high level of computer literacy;
  • Good working knowledge of Microsoft Word, Excel etc.;
  • A good standard of Maths and English.
  • Preferably PCIfA accredited
  • Driving licence required

The successful candidate would be responsible for assisting research material for the Heritage team; therefore the role will require good communication skills and an ability to work in a team environment. Presents a significant opportunity for career development and growth into a consultant's role.

Interview Date: Monday 3rd April 2017

Please email your CV to

Closing date: Monday 27th March 2017

published: 20 March 2017     Please mention EARTHWORKS when responding to this advertisement.