Maritime Heritage Consultant

Closes May 9.

The position will be within a small but growing historic environment (heritage) team, as part of the wider multi-disciplinary environment team.

As a marine heritage consultant you will be expected to undertake, archaeological desk-based assessments, conduct site visits and walkovers and monitor site works (coastal and intertidal), deliver tool box talks and presentations to on-site construction teams, prepare method statements and WSIs, and produce and compile marine historic environment (marine archaeology and cultural heritage) ES chapters associated with the coastal, intertidal and offshore elements of both large and small scale development planning projects.

Additionally, the role will support promoting the heritage service offering, as and when required, via assistance with marketing materials and presentations to help ensure and maintain a continual turnover of heritage related work.

Project involvement typically includes offshore renewables, coastal defence and flood alleviation schemes, port and harbour developments (including capital dredging) and other industrial developments.

Main work areas will be:-

  • Marine and coastal heritage and archaeological consultancy
  • Marine and coastal heritage and archaeological elements of Environmental Impact Assessment (EIA) and environmental appraisal
  • Supporting the delivery of developments and projects within the UK Consent and Planning system
  • Supporting coastal and intertidal heritage and archaeological investigations, monitoring, data analysis and assessment
  • General support to the heritage lead, other heritage team members, the wider environment team and company as a whole

Required Skills and Experience

  • Bachelors and/or Masters degree in marine archaeology and/or marine archaeology combined with another related discipline
  • A minimum of 3 to 5 years’ experience in marine heritage consultancy or working as a marine/underwater archaeologist
  • Good understanding of heritage legislation, the EIA process, UK planning and consenting regimes and relevant government policy (and specifically of marine heritage legislation and the marine planning system)
  • Excellent written and verbal communication, organisational, analytical and time management skills
  • Excellent computer and numeracy skills
  • Good understanding of the principles of robust project and task management (including financial), ensuring effective execution, where applicable under a Project Manager, in line with Project Management guidelines and Management System procedures
  • A proactive outlook, and the ability to work constructively on own initiative and within a team
  • Focused, articulate and professional in appearance and standard of work
  • Commercial understanding and an interest in securing new business
  • Confidence at the client-interface
  • Willingness to travel, including possibly to international destinations

CFP: Conservation and Restoration in Underwater Archaeology

Free trip to Croatia, yes please! Submit your idea today.
The International Centre for Underwater Archaeology (ICUA) is pleased to announce the call for papers for the international conference “Conservation and restoration in underwater archaeology: experiences, methods and new discoveries” that will take place at the ICUA Zadar, Croatia from 24th to 26th October 2019.
The conference will consider following topics:
* In situ preservation of underwater archaeological materials and sites
* Conservation case studies
* Application of new materials and technologies for conservation practice and continued review of established methods
The members of the Scientific Committee will evaluate the submitted abstracts. The final acceptance will be decided jointly by the members of the Scientific and the Programme Committee. Acceptance will be based on the quality of the written abstract, the innovativeness of the content, its relevance to the conference’s session topics, scientific
value to the community and overall program balance. Notice of acceptance will be sent via email through the email address of the abstract submitter provided during the online submission.
The organizer will provide air travelling costs to and from the conference, and 3 nights of accommodation for the accepted lecturers invited to present papers at the Conference.
All aspects of the conservation, study and research of underwater cultural heritage are welcome.
The deadline for submitting the abstracts is June 3rd 2019.
All information on conference details and registration/abstract submission can be found at the following web site:
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Tel: +385 (0)23 250 486
Fax: +385 (0)23 250 548

Coastal and Marine Sciences Business Line

Looking for a marine archaeologist to fill this spot.

APTIM has an opening for a Senior Client Program Manager. The Senior Client Program Manager position will be preferentially based in the Eastern US. The successful candidate will be responsible for business development efforts for our growing our Federal, State and Local Coastal and Marine Sciences Business.

The successful candidate will identify and develop client relationships and new opportunities with a particular focus on engineering and design of key infrastructure projects. Key areas and services include topographic and hydrographic surveying, geophysical and geotechnical studies, environmental investigation, archaeological investigations, environmental impact assessments, NEPA compliance, and environmental permitting.

Work Placement WWI Wrecks

Project Support Placement – School Materials Development

The Royal Commission on the Ancient and Historical Monuments of Wales, which is based in Aberystwyth, is looking to recruit an education focussed work placement for our exciting Heritage Lottery Fund supported U-boat project.  The project uses sound detection technology to image WWI wrecks lying on the seabed around Wales and is utilising historical research to tell the stories of those affected by the Great War.

The placement has been created as a development opportunity for a newly, or soon to be, qualified teacher to help deliver the educational legacy elements of the project.

The ideal candidate will be a Welsh speaking teaching/PGCE graduate who will help our project team develop science, maths and history resources for schools (key stage 3 & 4), linked to the project outputs and to the new Welsh curriculum.

The placement will run for 8 weeks over the summer and is full time, 37 hours per week, and can be worked on a flexible and/or part time basis.

We are offering a salary of £19,240 pro rata per annum.

For further information on the work of the project and on the placement, including an application pack, please go to our website at

The closing date for applications is 28 April 2019.


Marine Geophysics Manager

Wessex Archaeology is one of the largest independent archaeological practices in the UK and is a registered Charity whose aims are to promote the advancement of education and the advancement of the arts, culture, heritage and science. We recognise that our employees are paramount to our success and aim to foster a working environment that protects the physical and mental well-being of our people.

We are currently seeking to appoint an experienced manager for the role of Marine Geophysics Manager in our Salisbury office to enhance our established and dedicated team.

In this role you will have the ability to influence and promote continuous improvement and positive change within both the marine geophysics and wider Geoservices team. You will deliver marine geophysics services to a high standard and contribute to company business success, in line with the vision and values of the company.

You will be responsible for building and managing the team, provide for their training, mentoring and coaching needs, and helping them to develop their skills. With a strong understanding of marine geophysical techniques and their application to archaeology. You will promote our services to existing clients and identify new business opportunities to develop and grow the business, and work with the wider company to deliver these services. Additionally, you will also undertake project management involving tendering, activities, deliverables and finances of projects.

Closes May 3.