Treasure Finds Liaison Assistant Kent

This job is no longer available, it expired on the Monday 9th August 2021

Salary: £ 20,997

A dedicated and enthusiastic individual is sought to join the 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 managing the process of treasure reporting under the Treasure Act 1996. As such, you will be integral to the recording of artefacts as part of the British Museum’s Portable Antiquities Scheme. The work will involve helping to report, process and return treasure cases, record new non-treasure finds and, where necessary, improve earlier records. You will also assist the FLO in dealing with inquiries from members of the public, attending meetings of metal detecting clubs, and liaising with archaeologists and museum curators primarily in relation to processing Treasure finds. The post will be available on a full-time basis until the end of March 2022.

You will have, a good 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 also be needed. A working knowledge of object photography and photo editing will also be needed.

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Advert went live on: Monday 19th July 2021

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