WESTERN CULTURAL RESOURCE MANAGEMENT, INC. - HIRING CREW MEMBERS


Mark Demuth
 

WESTERN CULTURAL RESOURCE MANAGEMENT, INC. CREW MEMBER


Western Cultural Resource Management, Inc. (WCRM) is a cultural resource management firm with offices in Boulder, CO; Farmington, NM; Scottsdale, AZ; and Sparks, NV. WCRM is currently seeking one to three experienced archaeological crew members for field work throughout Nevada. Several projects will occur on MSHA mine properties, so individuals with current Part 48 Surface New Miner and/or Refresher certificates are encouraged to apply and will be given preference.


Crew Member 

Job Description: Will conduct archaeological investigations / excavations; screen soil deposits; take accurate field notes; draw accurate profiles and plan views; use a digital camera; record archaeological field data; process (wash and mark) and perform basic analysis of artifacts; re-box and re-bag artifact collections for final curation.


Role: Crew Members have no supervisory responsibilities. This position reports directly to a Crew Chief or Field Supervisor when doing fieldwork. 


For Crew Member position:


Minimum Qualifications:

Education: A minimum of a Bachelor's Degree in Anthropology, History, or related field and attended an archaeological field school.

Experience: Previous experience on survey and/or data recovery projects.


Duties: May require overnight travel for upwards of a 10-day time period. Must be able to undertake a moderate to high level of physical activity. Must have a valid driver's license. Ideal candidate must have knowledge of basic field excavation techniques, ability to process (wash and mark) recovered archaeological artifacts, properly fill out field and lab forms, perform extensive manual labor including excavation with shovels and moving buckets and wheelbarrows filled with dirt. Must be able to extensively perform bending, kneeling, standing and lifting and carrying objects weighing 50 lbs. Must have a tolerance for working in outdoor environments, prolonged walking or standing on various terrain in a wide range of weather conditions.


One to three temporary positions available – WCRM offers a salary commensurate with experience.


The following documents are required to apply for any of the positions above:

1) vita or resume

2) cover letter

3) at least three professional references


Please email all in PDF format to jobs@... jobs - at- wcrminc.com


Please include the specific position and location you are applying for in the email header (example: Crew Member NV).

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