Field Supervisor, SE New Mexico


Beaver Creek Archaeology (BCA) is an established cultural resource management firm looking to hire staff for openings out of our Artesia, NM field office. The applicant will need to have demonstrable previous field experience in New Mexico. All interested applicants must meet the minimum requirements detailed below. The employment status and location is flexible. The applicant's cover letter should indicate their desired wage or wage range and any preferences as to employment status (e.g., only looking for part-time or seasonal work).


All interested applicants must meet the minimum requirements and physical requirements detailed below and should come prepared with or have the ability to possess the attributes of a successful candidate and be able to meet and implement to job-specific responsibilities discussed below:


Minimum Qualifications:

•             Bachelors Degree in Archaeology/Anthropology or a closely related field

•             Previous field experience in New Mexico (meets or exceeds both the State and Federal permitting standards for a Field Supervisor/Crew Chief (FS/CC))

•             Valid driver’s license


The successful candidate will possess the following attributes:

•             Demonstrated leadership ability

•             Strong desire to work hard and produce quality results

•             Excellent communication and organizational skills

•             Ability to work both independently and as a team player

•             Creative problem-solving skills

•             Adaptability to rapidly changing project needs and schedule

•             Able to work well under minimum supervision

•             Initiative, drive, and desire to execute good work


Field Director Responsibilities:

•             Perform and supervise Phase I, II, and III archaeological fieldwork and report on results

•             Direct and lead crew member(s)

•             Take initiative and responsibility for the projects being overseen

•             Apply problem-solving skills in order to optimize project completion

•             Use their professional judgment and past experience to all projects and various working scenarios

•             Direct data management and reporting for simultaneous projects under strict deadlines

•             Work closely with all staff regarding project work, scheduling, and data exchange

•             Maintain clear and detailed field notes and field forms

•             Maintain company practices and standards for work and communication

•             Attentive to details with an ability to manage multiple tasks and/or multi-task

•             Undertakes responsibility for the project (including but not limited to: asking the necessary questions, booking hotel rooms, overseeing and managing crew members, communicating with office on project status and any concerns, etc…)

•             Successfully complete small and large-scale reports (such as: NIAF, LA, HCPI, and applicable field forms)


Preferred Qualifications:

•             3 years of relevant work experience to include 1 cumulative year in supervisory roles

•             Experience with Trimble GPS, ArcPad, or similar hardware and software

•             Faunal and/or Lithic analysis experience

•             Lab and/or artifact curation experience

•             Ability to be permitted in: the BLM’s SW Texas region



*** This listing is not intended to represent or account for every task or duty the employee may be responsible for or assigned to. ***


Beaver Creek Archaeology is an equal opportunity employer and does not discriminate based on age, sex, race, or any other affiliation.


To apply for this position, please follow this link to the careers page on the BCA website to submit your Cover Letter and CV with Resume.




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