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Why Choose MOLA?

We have been at the very heart of British archaeology from the start. Learn from colleagues who helped to make the discipline what it is today, on some of the most exciting sites in the country. Be a part of the team that ‘wrote the book’– our iconic site manual on fieldwork methodologies is used on sites around the world.

We know that the little added extras can make a big difference to you. That’s why we offer a range of additional benefits available for every employee, including:

  • Generous annual leave allowance
  • Employer contribution pension scheme
  • Healthcare cash plan
  • Generous sick pay provision
  • Employee Assistance Programme
  • Equality and Diversity Networks
  • Gym discounts
  • Generous parental leave
  • Season ticket loans and emergency salary advances
  • Relevant professional subscriptions paid (eg. CIfA)
  • Cycle to work scheme
  • Free access to over 900 museums, galleries and exhibitions

Learning and Development:

At MOLA you will be supported to learn and reach your full potential.

We have a range of programmes in place including our online research seminar series, informal reading sessions, lunch and learn lectures, as well as opportunities to participate in training events with external experts to keep you up to date with best practice.

CSCS cards are an essential part of working in British commercial archaeology as they reflect your occupation and qualifications, and demonstrate that you have the Health and Safety awareness to work on active construction projects. There are lots of different CSCS cards, so to help you understand which one you need and how to get it, please click here.