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Please email your completed application to hrrecruitment@wyjs.org.uk, stating the reference number of the job that you are applying for. You can also call 0113 253 0241 to request a paper application form. Please remember to state the reference number of the job when applying.  

Current Vacancies

Assistant Supervisor Excavation

Post Ref: WYJS:012-17

Salary Scale: WY04 £17,891 - £19,939

Temporary – 37 hours per week 

The Organisation: Operating since 1986, Archaeological Services WYAS is one of the North’s leading providers of Archaeology Services. Serving a wider range of prestigious clients in the energy, residential and heritage sectors, the excavation division is looking for new field staff to work on our growing project portfolio.

The Candidate: Ideally you will hold a degree in Archaeology or a related discipline. Supervisory experience in a commercial setting, and report writing skills are required. We will support you in gaining further practical expertise, as well as attending relevant courses such as CSCS and First Aid training or gaining CIfA accreditation. You must hold a full driving licence.

For an informal discussion please contact: David Williams via e-mail david.williams@aswyas.com or call 0113 393 9756. 

For further information please download the job description. Please see top of the page for details on how to apply.

Closing date for completed applications 20 March 2017.

Completed applications should be returned to: hrrecruitment@wyjs.org.uk or Human Resources, West Yorkshire Joint Services, Nepshaw Lane South, Morley Leeds, LS27 0QP.

Please quote reference number WYJS:012-17 on your application.

West Yorkshire Joint Services is an equal opportunities employer where employees can enjoy a range of benefits in the salary package including a pension scheme, and holiday allowance.

Kirklees Archivist

Post Ref: WYJS:009-17 Salary Scale: WY07 £25,694 - £27,394 pro rata

Based in Kirklees (Huddersfield)

Permanent - 29.6 hrs per week over 4 days

West Yorkshire Archive Service are looking for a qualified archivist to assist with the care, preservation and access to collections as well as the provision of public services at our Kirklees office in Huddersfield.

The postholder will undertake the full range of professional archive duties which will include the supervision of a busy searchroom, answering enquiries, dealing with depositors, surveying, sorting and listing archive material, participating in outreach activities and helping to coordinate a small team of Archive Assistants. They will play a pivotal role in managing a storage location management project to improve storage conditions of the holdings.

The successful candidate will have experience of working in an archive environment along with good communication and IT skills. Familiarity with ISAD (G) and the CALM cataloguing system would be an advantage. They will be educated to degree level and hold the Diploma in Archive Administration. A current driving licence and the ability to travel around WYAS service points and other locations in West Yorkshire will be essential.

The normal pattern of work will be Monday, Tuesday, Thursday and Friday.

Some weekend and evening work may be required.

For an informal discussion please contact: Teresa Nixon (Head of Archives) on 0113 393 9771 or Stefanie Davidson (Records Management, Collections & Digital Archives Co-ordinator) 0113 393 9769.

Closing date for completed applications is 12 noon on 31 March 2017. Interviews to be held 13 April 2017.

For further information please download the Job Description. Please see top of the page for details on how to apply.

Completed applications should be returned to: hrrecruitment@wyjs.org.uk or Human Resources, West Yorkshire Joint Services, Nepshaw Lane South, Morley Leeds, LS27 0QP.

Please quote reference number WYJS:009 on your application.

West Yorkshire Joint Services is an equal opportunities employer where employees can enjoy a range of benefits in the salary package including a pension scheme, and holiday allowance.

 

 

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