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Archaeology Wales and Archaeology England currently employ approximately 45 managers, archaeologists and support staff. We have main offices in Llanidloes and Caerphilly, and satellite offices in Swansea, Conwy, Manchester, Birmingham and Bristol. Finds and environmental processing, and artefact and ecofact analysis are undertaken in Caerphilly.

Our staff have a wide range of skills, varying from project management, finance, personnel and marketing, to those associated with surveying, excavating, the preparation of desk-based studies, and the analysis of artefacts, ecofacts and human remains.

Our standards are high and the company is committed to policies that positively promote equal opportunities, diversity and fairness. All our staff, including those of short term contracts, are entitled to the same generous benefits package, including holiday, sickness and pension provisions. In addition, we are always sympathetic to the needs of staff when they required to work away from home, providing accommodation wherever possible.

As an organisation, we put place considerable emphasis on both the professional and personal wellbeing of our staff. Staff Appraisals are undertaken annually and our Personnel Director is always available if employees have issues they wish to discuss. We assist with the costs of CSCS training/cards and CIfA membership, while our commitment to training includes sending staff on in-house and external courses, participation in conferences and events, and a CIfA approved scheme for Trainee Archaeologists (to PCIfA level).

Job advertisements are normally placed on the BAJR jobs page or disseminated via the CIfA jobs information service. However, speculative enquiries are always welcome; please email Jill Houliston at jobs@arch-wales.co.uk attaching a current CV and a covering letter. We can’t always respond to every enquiry, but please note all applications are considered carefully.