Field Crew/Crew Chief Opportunities at Parametrix in New Mexico

Laurel Blanco




Parametrix is seeking to connect with experienced cultural resource specialists (field crew members and crew chiefs) to support current and upcoming projects and workload. Work will be primarily throughout New Mexico with some work outside the state also possible. These positions will be on an on-call basis with duration and schedule of assignments dependent on individual project needs.


Field Crew Member/Crew Chief position duties will include:

  • Participation in and/or supervision of archaeological survey and/or excavation including use of total station and GPS equipment, excavation of test units, and monitoring of backhoe excavations.

  • Completion of field forms (crew members)/quality-control review of crew field forms (crew chiefs).

  • Opportunities for additional work for crew members/crew chiefs beyond fieldwork are possible, including processing of artifacts and reporting tasks.


The successful candidates should have experience/expertise in archaeological survey, monitoring, and/or excavation. Some college-level coursework in anthropology/archaeology, including completion of a field school, is required of crew members. The pay rate for crew members will range from $16-20 per hour depending on experience and qualifications. A degree in anthropology/archaeology is required for crew chief positions. Being permitted (or the ability to be permitted immediately) in various BLM Permit Areas in New Mexico is preferred. The pay rate for crew chiefs will range from $18-$24 per hour depending on experience and qualifications. Travel will be required to work sites. Housing, meals, and travel costs are determined in advance for each project assignment.


If the above description sounds like you and you wish to be considered, please submit a letter of interest and resume through our website:


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