Job Description

Looking for an opportunity to expand your archaeological experience?

Joining as a Project Archaeologist for Past to Present is an exciting opportunity to further your experience as an archaeologist, working with a skilled and motivated team, partaking in both commercial and community work.

Your role with Past to Present Archaeology will entail a variety of types of archaeological fieldwork, including evaluation and excavation, as well as supporting our post-excavation team in digitisation of plans and sections, finds processing and community events.


Starting salary:  £21,000


Job Specification

  • Perform a range of fieldwork tasks in the commercial sector
  • Excavation of sites in both urban and rural settings
  • Competently interpret and record archaeological features
  • Effectively record finds and take samples
  • Partake in supporting and guiding development of trainees on site
  • Competency in use of GPS (training can be given)
  • Contribute to post-excavation work


  • A degree in archaeology, or equivalent academic knowledge and practical ability
  • Minimum of 6 months commercial archaeological experience
  • A full clean driving licence is desirable


  • 4% Pension Contribution (increasing to 5% from January 2022)
  • 28 Days Annual Leave
  • 50% contribution to annual CIfA membership
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