Skilled excavation worker (m/f/d) - Medieval archaeology, no accommodation!

  • Kreis Esslingen
  • Work placement
  • Work experience
  • Full/part time
  • Monthly salary: 2,500 EUR
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From January 2023, new rescue excavations will take place in the archaeologically very exciting region of Esslingen. We are looking for skilled excavation workers to help us document a variety of medieval and modern features in city centres. 

We are looking for experienced project workers who would like to support us for at least two months, but preferably longer.

We do not provide accommodation.

Have we aroused your interest? Then apply now!


  • Carrying out all the usual field archaeological activities (professional excavation, recovery and provision of different types of find material, preparation of surfaces, layers and profiles for documentation).
  • Supporting the excavation management in the documentation of excavations (surveying, etc.)
  • Operating and maintaining a mini-excavator
  • Various indoor tasks, e.g. in bad weather conditions
A basic level of physical fitness and health is required. We also work in bad weather!

Skill Requirements

  • Experience and interest in archaeological field work
  • Mobile, stressable, team-minded
  • Willingness to learn and use latest excavation methods

We offer

  • Experienced teams - learn from the best!
  • Work not only for us, but above all with us
  • Modern documentation methods - support the documentation teams in their work and learn with us how modern rescue excavations can work.
  • Gross monthly salary at 40h/week (full time) of 2500 €.
  • Safety equipment: Safety is our top priority! Of course, we provide the necessary equipment!
  • Winter clothing: You will also receive this from ArchaeoBW.
  • There is no accommodation for this project!

ArchaeoBW is an archaeological service provider for Baden-Württemberg. We are looking for archaeologists and people interested in archaeology with knowledge of field work and the recovery of finds for our excavations for every period, both in the city centre and in open spaces. Your tasks will include laying out profiles and plana, operating a mini-excavator and assisting with excavation documentation.

If we have aroused your interest, then simply fill out our online application right away. 
Join us in the Esslingen region. We look forward to receiving your application!

ArchaeoBW GmbH.
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  • Marion Schairer
  • Human Resources Manager
  • 07433 3093601