Staff Archaeologist - Knoxville, Tennessee
Charles "Chuck" Niquette
For the past three decades, Cultural Resource Analysts, Inc. (CRA) has been recognized as one of the most respected full-service cultural resource consulting firms in the United States. Headquartered in Lexington, Kentucky, CRA has offices located throughout the United States. Our mission is to meet the client’s needs in the delivery of appropriate, high-quality, cost-effective consulting services in the study of archaeology and the historic built environment. CRA’s accomplishments are directly attributable to our core values: excellent service, respecting all people, building strong relationships, honesty, integrity, supporting our employees, and entrepreneurial spirit. To attract and retain the best talent, CRA shares its success with its employees and offers competitive salaries and a generous benefit package. For more information about CRA please visit our website at www.crai-ky.com. CRA is an Equal Opportunity Employer.
CRA’s Knoxville, Tennessee office seeks a Staff Archaeologist with regional (i.e. Southeast) experience. Experience in Tennessee is desirable. The qualified candidate must have a graduate degree in Anthropology and a minimum of 3-5 years of experience conducting archaeological survey. Candidate must meet the Secretary of the Interior Standards (36 CFR 61) in archaeology, and should have demonstrated skills in CRM, including supervisory experience on Phase I projects. The candidate will be expected to direct and manage phase I surveys for clients in both the public and private sectors, including multiple projects at a time. Expect frequent stays away from the office. Specific duties include managing field crews, conduct analyses, interpret analytical data, and write reports. The ability to write clearly and professionally is very important. Familiarity with the use of GPS units is expected. The candidate needs to be detail oriented and have excellent verbal and written communication skills, strong organizational skills, and must be technologically proficient including experience with databases. It is imperative that the candidate be able to work 8 to 10 hour days (or longer if necessary) in a variety of conditions. Stooping, bending and lifting are essential functions of this position.
The position is a full-time, salaried position with a full benefit package. Salary is commensurate with experience. Please submit a letter of interest, resume, three professional references, and a writing sample to Bridgette Robinson via email at barobinson@.... Cultural Resource Analysts, Inc. employees are required to undergo a background check that includes driving history. CRA reserves the right to perform drug/alcohol testing as a condition of continued employment. Please contact Tennessee Operations Director, Travis Hurdle, via email at twhurdle@... or by phone (865) 304-9141 with questions about the position.
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