Historic Environment Record Project Officer

Job Description

This is an opportunity to join the archaeological advisory service at the heart of the development process in our dynamic capital.

The Greater London Archaeology Advisory Service (GLAAS) is part of Historic England`s London Office and a Chartered Institute for Archaeologists` Registered Organisation. Working with partners, developers, archaeologists, and London boroughs, we promote understanding and enjoyment of our archaeological heritage through its protection, management and interpretation. We maintain the Greater London Historic Environment Record, the only HER maintained by Historic England, and provide advice equivalent to the services provided by local government archaeological officers outside the capital. Our team is continuously developing practice, offers excellent professional development opportunities and works closely with other teams in Historic England and the wider historic environment sector.

We are looking for someone with a sound knowledge of England`s historic environment, experience of research, report writing, good communication skills, and a clear understanding of how archaeology can be positively managed through the planning system. You will have experience of using databases, HER systems, and GIS.

Initially, the primary focus of the post will be conducting our review of the London Archaeological Priority Areas (APAs). This will involve researching, assessing and describing the significance of undesignated assets of archaeological interest in accordance with GLAAS APA Selection Guidance as part of the Archaeological Priority Areas (APA) Review Programme conducted in support of the London Plan.

Interviews 14th May 2018