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Surveyor/Spatial Analyst

Summary Information for vacancy - reference HSC/10/076


Historic Scotland


27707 - 33697


City of Edinburgh, Scotland

Closing Date

16 April 2010

Interviews start

Not specified





Pay frequency


Appointment Terms


Working Arrangement

Full time

Travel required


No of vacancies


Field of work

Operational Delivery

Brief Description

As Surveyor/Spatial Analyst, you will contribute to the aims of the Group in relation to technical and scientific casework and research, outreach and education. You will report to the Scottish Ten Project Manager of TCG.

You will deliver a range of diverse projects focusing on digital documentation of heritage sites – from architectural to archaeological. You will be part of a dynamic and specialised team which is utilising cutting edge 3D terrestrial laser scanning technologies, high-end GPS and traditional digital surveying techniques. The post will primarily involve field-based data collection, but also some data processing and 2D/3D outputs.


Vacancy description

There may be the opportunity for primary research. You will participate in outreach events and dissemination to a wide range of audiences from schoolchildren to peer-group professionals. You will be involved in collaborative work with others and commissioned projects.

Flexibility in working location is required as the post-holder will have a base at offices in both Edinburgh and Glasgow. Field work away from home may on occasion be of a few weeks in duration. This is a travelling officer post and you would be expected to travel throughout Scotland and possibly be involved in a number of international projects.

Further information

CRB check required - Yes

Regulated by OCSC - No

Reserved for existing civil servants - No

Reserved for UK nationals - No

How to apply

Apply on-line by visiting our website at

For a hard copy application pack, please email or telephone 0131 668 8868 or write to Human Resources, Historic Scotland, Longmore House, Salisbury Place, Edinburgh, EH9 1SH quoting reference number HSC/10/076. Closing date for completed applications is Friday 16th April 2010.

For further details on the post contact Chris McGregor, on telephone: 0131 668 8687 or Lyn Wilson,


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