DURHAM COUNTY COUNCIL
CULTURE AND LEISURE
Historic Landscape Characterisation
(Fixed term contract - 30 months)
County Hall, Durham
Salary: Scale SO1
We seek an experienced archaeologist who can assess the historic landscape of the County and prepare an Historic Landscape Character model. The work will involve extensive use of IT, especially GIS, but you should also have experience of data collection, analysis and management, as well as the study of aerial photographs and historic documents and maps. Occasional evening and weekend work will be required.
You should be educated to degree level in archaeology or a related subject. You must have at least two years' experience in archaeological/historical fieldwork and/or three years' research experience. It is essential that you have experience of GIS and computerised database systems. An understanding of HLC and the landscape characterisation process is desirable.
The project is largely funded by English Heritage.
Closing date: 12 January 2006
Provisional date for interviews: 31 January 2006.
Apply on-line at www.durham.gov.uk/jobs or contact Chris Elms on (0191) 383 3595 for an information pack, application form and job description.
If you would like an informal discussion about the post, please contact David Mason on (0191) 3844952.
Applicants with disabilities will be invited to interview if the essential job criteria are met.
Durham County Council is an Equal Opportunities Employer. We want to develop a more diverse workforce and we positively welcome applications from all sections of the community.
Postcode location: DH15TY
Post No. E014720