Finds Liaison Assistant Kent

This job is no longer available, it expired on the Monday 18th February 2019

Salary: £ 18,059 pro rata

Fixed Term Part Time, 14.48 hours per week, 6 months

A dedicated and motivated individual is sought to join the Kent County Council Heritage Conservation group to help record and protect the rich and varied historic environment of Kent. Your primary responsibility will be to assist the Finds Liaison Officer (FLO) in recording artefacts as part of the Portable Antiquities Scheme, which is coordinated by the British Museum. The work will involve helping to record new finds and, where necessary, improving earlier records. The successful candidate may also assist the FLO in dealing with inquiries from members of the public, attending meetings of metal detecting clubs, undertaking research projects and liaising with archaeologists and museum curators. The post will be available on a part-time basis for approximately six months.

You will have, as a minimum, a degree in archaeology or a related discipline, or equivalent relevant expertise. Familiarity with artefact identification and recording, good organisational skills, a disciplined approach to work and good written English are also required, together with the ability to work under pressure to tight deadlines. Previous experience of computerised databases and good communication and interpersonal skills will be also be needed.

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For further information on this role please contact Lis Dyson on 03000 413364.

Interview Date(s): 1st March 2019

Closing date: 18th February 2019

Advert went live on: Monday 4th February 2019
Advert archived on: Monday 18th February 2019

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