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Current Opportunities

Border Archaeology is a leading Contractor and Consultancy supplying Archaeological and Built Heritage Services across the UK.

We are always on the lookout for talented individuals with potential for fast-track career development for which speculative CVs are always welcome.

Please forward your CV to HR@borderarchaeology.com​ or apply through Indeed.

Experienced Field Archaeologists

Midlands, Milton Keynes, London & The South-East


We have opportunities for experienced Field Archaeologists seeking to develop their career.

Our projects include large-scale open area multi-phase excavations, ranging from the Iron Age to the early Medieval, which offer opportunities for professional advancement and development; from our Milton Keynes hub, we regularly undertake smaller projects, in both urban and rural areas, providing our staff with experience of all facets of Commercial Archaeology and greater autonomy and responsibility.

Essential Criteria:

A minimum of 6 months’ Commercial Archaeology experience

Ability to work to standards and deadlines

IT literate

Driving Licence

Archaeology (or related) degree (preferably post-graduate)

 Why Join Border?

Environmental Science Department – Trainee/ Assistant/ Manager


Milton Keynes

Trainee/ Assistant

The main duties will be manually processing large volumes of archaeological soil samples for the recovery of palaeoenvironmental material, using water flotation. This role can be physically demanding and repetitive, requiring manual dexterity with good attention to detail.

Additional duties may include accurately and efficiently sorting the palaeoenvironmental retents and flots in preparation for report writing.


This is a new role within the company for someone looking to further their career within the field of Environmental Science.

Essential Criteria:

Ability to work well in a team

Work to a tight deadline

Desirable Criteria:

A degree in Archaeology (or related) or Palaeoenvironmental Archaeology

Driving Licence

Why Join Border?

Archaeological Illustrator



We have an opportunity for someone who is passionate about Archaeology to become Archaeological Illustrator at our Leominster site.

You should have demonstrable experience in digital and technical drawing and surveying and show an interest in cutting-edge software applications which could be used in archaeology such as 3D modelling and digital recording.

The main duties are auditing and troubleshooting during the production of digital drawings and plans to publication standard for our archaeological reports, working to tight deadlines while maintaining professional standards.

Supporting the team in the development and implementation of site recording strategies and exploring new technologies and software applications.

Essential Criteria:

·       Proficient in the use of Adobe creative cloud applications, in particular  

        Illustrator and Photoshop

·       IT literate

·       Excellent problem solving skills

·       Ability to work to standards and deadlines

·       Ability to work well in a team

·       Exceptional attention to detail

·       Good communication skills

Desired Criteria:

·       Knowledge of CAD/GIS/3D modelling software

·       Experience in archaeological surveying (TST/GPS)

·       Current driving licence

·       CIfA membership

·       Degree in Art and Design/ Archaeology or a related subject

·       InDesign

Why Join Border?

Director Level/Senior Management Staff

Midlands, Milton Keynes, London & The South-East


Applicants must be suitably experienced archaeologists with the requisite qualifications to fit into Border Archaeology’s management team.

General responsibilities will include project management, report writing/editing and helping to grow and improve the Company’s already high standards.

Salary and working hours by negotiation but a substantial remuneration package is envisaged for the right candidate.

Essential Criteria:


Established background and experience in British Commercial Archaeology

Good level of IT literacy

Excellent communication skills

Driving Licence

Ability to set and meet project deadlines

Ability to work autonomously as well as part of a team, both alongside and directing colleagues

Desirable Criteria:


Catalogue of published works

Why Join Border?

Please forward your CV to HR@borderarchaeology.com​​  or apply through Indeed.