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At Courtney Deery Heritage Consultancy (CDHC) we are seeking to expand our team and are looking to recruit a Senior Planning EIAR Archaeologist.

The position involves carrying out research, impact assessments, reporting, site work, consultation and project management. It is an excellent opportunity for the successful candidate to play a key role in a leading Dublin based, cultural heritage consultancy.

Deadline for applications is 16th September 2020.

 

PACKAGE & BENEFITS

We offer a dynamic work environment and a unique opportunity to expand your career while working on exciting and diverse projects.

  • Salary commensurate with candidate’s experience.
  • Opportunity for training and professional development.

Our team look forward to hearing from you.

 

HOW TO APPLY

Applications to be returned by 16th September 2020 by return of CV and cover letter to:

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Interviews will be held after the 21st of September.

SENIOR PLANNING EIAR ARCHAEOLOGIST

This position offers involvement in all aspects of archaeological research, planning and consultancy in a busy Dublin based practice.

CDHC is a well-resourced and integrated heritage consultancy that has both led and participated in interdisciplinary planning, conservation focused projects and large-scale excavation and assessment projects. We provide high end consultancy services and reassurance on cultural heritage matters to both the construction and project management sectors.

We have undertaken a very wide variety of environmental impact assessment work, conservation and management plans, historic landscape characterisation and tourism management projects throughout Ireland.

We have worked on large scale infrastructural projects in the following sectors, for example, wind farms, electricity transmission infrastructure, gas pipelines, transport schemes and solar farms, in greenfield, bogland, upland, brownfield, urban environments and within historic towns and cities.

The ideal candidate will have an excellent understanding of archaeological planning system with a minimum of 8 years’ experience gained in either the public or private sector.

On offer is an attractive remuneration package, working within a highly successful and innovative cultural heritage consultancy.

QUALIFICATIONS & EXPERIENCE

  • A minimum of a degree in archaeology or equivalent qualification.
  • 8 years+ post graduate experience.
  • Excellent knowledge of Irish Archaeology, National Monuments legislation, best practice and industry guidelines, government and local authority policies.
  • Excellent knowledge of the sources (paper and online) and archives.
  • A proven record of carrying out robust and transparent heritage impact reports for infrastructural projects.
  • Strong reporting and presentation skills.
  • Strong site inspection skills and experience of investigating different terrains and archaeological and cultural heritage landscapes.
  • Ability to take instruction and willingness to learn new skills.
  • Strong organisational and time management skills.
  • Ability to work unsupervised and using own initiative.
  • An understanding of the criteria for evaluation and classification of significance and impacts.
  • Experience in interpreting engineering, construction and design plans.
  • Proficient in use of Microsoft Office applications Word, Excel etc.
  • Experience desired in GIS and CAD.
  • Safe pass desirable.
  • Clean drivers’ licence required to undertake field work.

KEY RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Undertake archaeological research, desk studies, impact assessments and tender submissions.
  • Preparation of mapping and site plans for inclusion in reports and EIAR chapters.
  • Partaking in and managing projects.
  • Site assessment and field inspections.
  • Analysis of historic mapping and aerial photography.
  • Application of archaeological surveys such as geophysical survey, test excavation and Lidar etc to assess the archaeological potential of a site.
  • Editing and reporting.
  • Consultation and communication with external stakeholders and project team members.
  • Presenting keys issues and results to clients.
  • Oral hearing participation and the writing of briefs of evidence.

 

 

Qualifications & Experience

· A minimum of a degree in archaeology or equivalent qualification.

· 8 years+ post graduate experience.

· Excellent knowledge of Irish Archaeology, National Monuments legislation, best practice and industry guidelines, government and local authority policies.

· Excellent knowledge of the sources (paper and online) and archives.

· A proven record of carrying out robust and transparent heritage impact reports for infrastructural projects.

· Strong reporting and presentation skills.

· Strong site inspection skills and experience of investigating different terrains and archaeological and cultural heritage landscapes.

· Ability to take instruction and willingness to learn new skills.

· Strong organisational and time management skills.

· Ability to work unsupervised and using own initiative.

· An understanding of the criteria for evaluation and classification of significance and impacts.

· Experience in interpreting engineering, construction and design plans.

· Proficient in use of Microsoft Office applications Word, Excel etc.

· Experience desired in GIS and CAD.

· Safe pass desirable.

· Clean drivers’ licence required to undertake field work.

Key REsponsibilities

· Undertake archaeological research, desk studies, impact assessments and tender submissions.

· Preparation of mapping and site plans for inclusion in reports and EIAR chapters.

· Partaking in and managing projects.

· Site assessment and field inspections.

· Analysis of historic mapping and aerial photography.

· Application of archaeological surveys such as geophysical survey, test excavation and Lidar etc to assess the archaeological potential of a site.

· Editing and reporting.

· Consultation and communication with external stakeholders and project team members.

· Presenting keys issues and results to clients.

Oral hearing participation and the writing of briefs of evidence.