Field Director - Phoenix, Az - Full-time


WestLand Resources Inc., is seeking an experienced field director to oversee archaeological survey, testing and data recovery projects throughout Arizona and New Mexico. This full-time permanent position will be located in our Phoenix, AZ office.
WestLand's cultural resources consulting practice specializes in archaeological surveys, monitoring, archaeological testing, and data recovery projects for a variety of clients throughout the Southwest. WestLand's staff members are well versed in city, state, and federal procedures and policies. The successful candidate will have to be able to be permitted by the Arizona State Museum as a Project Director and should be permittable in additional Forest Service and BLM jurisdictions.

  • Master's degree in Archaeology, Anthropology, or related field. Bachelor's degree in Archaeology, Anthropology, or related field AND additional years of experience may substitute for Master's degree.
  • A Minimum of two years' supervisory experience in the American Southwest
  • Previous experience writing technical archaeological reports.
  • Ability to work in a fast paced and creative environment.
  • Ability to travel for assignments

Essential Duties
  • Managing archaeological field projects 
  • Supervise multiple field crews in complex projects, including simultaneous work in several locations. 
  • Direct Class III Cultural Resource Surveys
  • Direct eligibility testing projects
  • Direct archaeological Data Recovery Projects
  • Assist in promoting WestLand in the Phoenix market
  • Work closely with Project Managers to adhere to project schedules and budgets
  • Other related duties as assigned

At WestLand, our purpose is to sustain a friendly, inspired company, where dedicated people work together to create exceptional outcomes. We pride ourselves on providing a work environment that is relaxed and collaborative, while supporting the highest standards for project delivery and work product quality.  Our team approach to both project and staff development naturally fosters a tight-knit environment of uniquely skilled and experienced professionals, learning from and helping one another.
Westland is committed to creating a diverse environment and is proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer. We invite applications from all interested parties including women, minorities, veterans and persons with disabilities.  We maintain a drug-free workplace and perform pre-employment substance abuse testing.

To apply about WestLand Resources, please visit our website at  

EOE AA M/F/Vet/Disability

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