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Community Archaeologist, Pembrokeshire Coast National Park

Pembrokeshire, West Wales

Job Ref
CARC
Location
Pembrokeshire, West Wales
Salary
Basic salary up to £28,785 per annum

Community Archaeologist, Pembrokeshire Coast National Park
Full Time, 37 hours per week

An exciting and unique opportunity has arisen for a Community Archaeologist to ensure that the Pembrokeshire Coast National Park Authority is an exemplar for archaeology in both site management and in the delivery of community based archaeological projects.

The Community Archaeologist will;

• Provide professional advice including onsite support for the work of the authority.
• Increase the understanding of archaeology in the Park through community led project work which ensures hard to reach groups are actively encouraged to participate and develop new and innovative ways of engaging with the public.
• Develop and implement a survey programme and monitoring framework for historic sites at risk. Develop management proposals and work with relevant agencies, landowners, etc, to implement the programme.
• Explore opportunities for developing new initiatives through partnership working and where possible increase these opportunities with the benefit of external funding.
• Develop and maintain effective strategic liaison at a local and national level on archaeology related matters.
• Provide professional advice to the Authority and on behalf of the Authority on external consultations where there are implications for archaeology in the Park.

The ideal candidate will;

• Hold a degree or equivalent in archaeology or a related subject (in exceptional circumstances knowledge and skills equivalent to these) and the ability to demonstrate CIfA membership can be achieved (at associate level or above).
• Have practical archaeological site management experience together with experience of working with volunteers. Experience of obtaining consents is desirable, e.g. Scheduled Ancient Monument, SSSI Consent.
• Have knowledge of key archaeological legislation and regulation for property and land management together with knowledge of archaeology relevant to Pembrokeshire.
• Possess excellent oral and written communication skills, together with good numerical and IT skills, GIS skills are also needed.
• Have the ability to speak and write bilingually (Welsh level B2 essential). A full driving licence is also essential.

Salary and Benefits;

Basic salary up to £28,785, minimum 23 days holiday plus public holidays, local government pension scheme, flexible working arrangements.

Closing Date; 09/04/19

Function
Planning/Conservation/Other
Status
Full Time
Type
Permanent
Hours
37 hours per week


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Visitor Services

Visitor Centre and Gallery Assistant – Oriel y Parc, St Davids, Pembrokeshire

Pembrokeshire, West Wales

Job Ref
VCGA
Location
Pembrokeshire, West Wales
Salary
£9 per hour

Visitor Centre and Gallery Assistant – Oriel y Parc, St Davids, Pembrokeshire
£9 per hour, 12 months contract
15 hours per week (additional hours are available during busy periods).

Pembrokeshire Coast National Park is one of Britain’s most iconic protected areas; the award winning Oriel y Parc Visitor Centre and Gallery is one of our highest profile visitor facilities and is here to help visitors make the best of their stay in Pembrokeshire.

The Visitor Centre and Gallery Assistant will;

• Promote a greater understanding and enjoyment of the National Park and the Authority’s purposes and provide the highest standard of visitor information service and customer care.
• Offer a warm welcome and successfully raise a positive profile of Oriel y Parc through exceptional customer service standards.
• Advise and orientate visitors to promote Oriel y Parc’s facilities and services to meet their individual needs.
• Provide a comprehensive visitor information and retail service to all who contact Oriel y Parc

We are looking for an enthusiastic and dedicated person who has:

• Customer service experience, a strong work ethic and a very good local knowledge.
• Good organisational skills and the ability to communicate effectively both face to face and on the telephone.
• The ability to use reference resources and time tables (including on-line) to extract information.
• Retail experience and the ability to communicate in Welsh (both are desirable but not essential).
• A flexible attitude to working patterns (Oriel y Parc is open 7 days per week, weekend and public holiday working is essential for this position).
• An interest in the National Park, the work of the Authority and Oriel y Parc

A standard DBS (Disclosure and Barring Service) disclosure will be required for this position.

Closing Date: 03/04/19

Function
Visitor Services
Status
Part Time
Type
Temporary Contract
Hours
15 hours per week


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Wardens

Seasonal Assistant Wardens - Pembrokeshire

Pembrokeshire, West Wales

Job Ref
SAW
Location
Pembrokeshire, West Wales
Salary
£9 per hour

Seasonal Assistant Wardens - Pembrokeshire
£9 per hour, full Time, temporary
1st May – 30th September 2019 (for positions in West and South areas)
1st June - 30th September 2019 (for positions in North Area)

The Pembrokeshire Coast National Park boasts a wealth of wonderful places to explore and enjoy. Its stunning coastline offers safe, sandy beaches ideal for families, hundreds of miles of footpaths, as well as rugged cliffs and secluded rocky coves.

As part of our summer 2019 program, we are now recruiting Seasonal Assistant Wardens to work outdoors in the National Park during the summer months as part of a small team, helping to maintain the Pembrokeshire Coast Path and the wider path network, as well as a variety of National Park Authority owned and managed sites.

Duties and Responsibilities;

• The work mostly involves vegetation cutting using a variety of machinery including pedestrian flails, brush cutters and hedge trimmers.
• Maintenance of rights of way furniture on the Coast Path and inland path network, including gates, steps, signs and path surfaces as required.
• Basic upkeep and servicing of tools and machinery used during the course of your daily work.

Ideal candidates will;

• Be practical with at least 6 months’ work experience of using and maintaining cutting machinery such as brush cutters, hedge trimmers, mowers and pedestrian flails.
• Have the ability to undertake basic servicing and repair of tools and equipment (useful but not essential).
• Have experience in practical countryside and conservation management tasks including installation of signage and access furniture such as gates, stiles, fences, hedge-banking etc.
• Hold certificates for the use of brush cutters, mowers and other relevant machinery (useful but not essential) as is a NVQ level 2 or equivalent in conservation or countryside management.
• Hold a full driving licence. The ability to tow trailers is desirable but not essential. Welsh language skills desirable but not essential.


Several positions are available to cover the following areas;

• 3 Posts in the West Area – reporting to Withybush, Haverfordwest, covering Fishguard around through St Davids, Dale and on to Neyland.

• 2 Posts in the North Area – reporting to Cilrhedyn, covering the Preseli Hills and the coast from Fishguard to St Dogmaels.

• 1 Post in the South Area – reporting to Milton, covering the Daugleddau, Angle, Tenby through to Amroth.

All equipment, uniform, footwear and protective equipment is provided.

Closing Date; 28/03/19

Function
Wardens
Status
Full Time
Type
Temporary Contract
Hours
37 hours per week


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