Archaeological Field Technician(s)
Cardno's Government Services Division seeks two Archaeological Field Technicians to be an integral part of their Cultural Resources team based out of Boise, Idaho. Duties include:
• Survey transects up to fifteen miles in length on a daily basis
• Recordation and delineation of archaeological sites
• Completion of archaeological site forms, site sketches, profiles, logs, and other paperwork
• Excavation of shovel test pits, test units, trenches, or other excavation as needed
• Identification and description of soil profiles, horizons, artifacts, and cultural features
• Artifact organization, processing, and inventory and other duties as assigned.
Cardno Government Services' multidisciplinary professionals provide expertise and support in environmental compliance, environmental training, environmental planning, hazardous material, and waste management services.
Our cultural resources staff has experience in more than 40 states and territories and for a variety of federal and state agencies and private sector clients. Cultural resources services can be provided by Cardno under more than 20 Indefinite Delivery/Indefinite Quantity contracts for DoD, DHS, and other federal and state agencies.
Cardno is currently recruiting for two part-time Archaeological Field Technicians to work in southern Idaho and potentially on future projects throughout the country. The pay rate is $15 to $18 an hour contingent on experience. A per diem allowance of $46 a day will be provided in cash prior to each field session. Lodging will be paid by Cardno.
The current project is located in southern Idaho and will run for three
ten-day sessions beginning in mid-September. Per Diem and lodging will not be paid during the four days off between field sessions.
Essential Duties and Responsibilities: The statements below are intended to describe the general nature and level of work being performed by individuals assigned to this position. They are not intended to be an exhaustive list of all duties, responsibilities, and skills required of personnel so classified. Other duties may be assigned.
· Survey transects up to fifteen miles in length on a daily basis
· Recordation and delineation of archaeological sites
· Completion of archaeological site forms, site sketches, profiles, logs, and other paperwork
· Excavation of shovel test pits, test units, trenches, or other excavation as needed
· Identification and description of soil profiles, horizons, artifacts, and cultural features
· Artifact organization, processing, and inventory
Minimum Qualifications Required:
· BA degree in Archaeology or Anthropology
· Excellent written, oral, and computer skills
· Completion of an archaeological field school or a minimum of one year of professional archaeological experience (no academic experience may fill this requirement)
· Experience in southern Idaho/northern Nevada archaeology preferred
· Ability to exercise professional discretion and judgment
· Excellent interpersonal and communication skills
· Periodic travel required, including international travel
· Candidate must be able to work in project locations remote from their home office for extended time periods. Such remote deployments may recur with as little as three calendar days intervening between deployments.
Training and Experience:
· Experience in Archaeological Survey
· Experience with completing archaeological forms and paperwork
· Experience identifying soil horizons, cultural features, and artifacts
· Experience in organizing and inventorying data
· Physical Demands: The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
· The employee frequently is required to stand, walk, sit, talk, and hear.
· The employee is occasionally required to climb or balance, stoop, kneel, crouch, or crawl.
· The employee must occasionally lift and/ or move up to 50 pounds.
· Specific vision abilities required by this job include, close vision, distance vision, color vision, peripheral vision, depth perception, and the ability to adjust focus.
· The employee may be required to walk up to 15 miles a day in rough and uneven terrain and transport up to 35 pounds of gear.
· Will be required to perform other duties as requested, directed or assigned.
Please submit a current CV to HR@... HR - at - cardno-gs.com with “Idaho Field Technician” in the subject line.
Equal Opportunity statement for US based applicants ONLY
Cardno has a long standing policy of Equal Opportunity in employment. Our practice is to fill positions by selecting applicants who can perform the work in a competent and professional manner. We do not discriminate on the basis of age, sex, race, color, religion, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability or veteran status. At any time, if you need an accommodation during the application process, please contact Human Resources.