*Technician  - Post Excavation/Conservation*

*Two year post based in Edinburgh*

*Salary £18,600 - £21,700 depending on experience*

AOC Archaeology is one of the leading heritage companies in the UK.  We
have one of Britain’s largest and most experienced team of in house
artefact, ecofact and conservation specialists and we are currently
recruiting for a technician to assist with delivery of our post excavation
and conservation programmes.

The technician will be based in our Edinburgh Office and will work with the
AOC Post excavation and Conservation teams and the archaeological Project
Managers across our network of UK Offices. The post will also involve close
liaison with our external clients, and working at various locations across
Scotland. This will be a two year fixed term post.

Are you passionate about our heritage? Have you undertaken sample and finds
processing? Are you experienced with handling artefacts and ecofacts, and
working with fragile items? Are you methodical and well organised? Are you
willing to travel? Are you a confident computer user? Do you have a
positive and enthusiastic approach and enjoy being an active team member?

The successful candidate will have a willingness to take on varied duties
in line with our post excavation and conservation programmes. Duties will
include sample and finds processing, records management, collections
audits, liaison with in house and external conservators and artefact
specialists, transport of objects between locations, assisting with
archiving and finds disposal and providing general support to the
conservation and post excavation teams. You will be based in Edinburgh but
you will be required to travel to locations across Scotland and to our
other UK offices, and to stay away overnight.

Applicants should have a track record of working with samples and objects
and an interest in post excavation and conservation.  A full driving
licence is essential and a licence for large vehicles would be beneficial.
Previous experience of photography, along with archiving skills would be
advantageous.

Applications are by CV and covering letter.  Please send all applications
to ciara.cla...@aocarchaeology.com quoting reference EDPXCT0517.

Closing date for applications is 11th June 2018 with interviews taking
place shortly after.
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