Full Time Field Archaeologist, Non-Profit Friends Of Jawbone in West Mojave Desert, California, $25/Hr

Elisabet Mendoza

Field Archaeologist



Friends of Jawbone

Location: West Mojave Desert

Full Time Field Archaeologist

Pay Rate Starting at $25/Hour

Nonprofit organization requires a Full Time Field Archaeologist to assist with off-highway vehicle restoration projects on public lands managed by the Bureau of Land Management (BLM) in the West Mojave Desert.

Friends of Jawbone (FOJ) and Friends of El Mirage (FOEM) are non-profit organizations in support of off-highway vehicle recreation in the West Mojave Desert. Among our activities are restoration projects on public lands managed by the BLM. Each year we restore 20-30 miles of motorized routes that are designated closed, with current projects in the Jawbone, Rand Mountains, El Paso Mountains, and Middle Knob regions.



• Self-navigate backcountry roads to specific proposed restoration worksites; vehicle provided

• Perform cultural clearance surveys

• Report and coordinate results to BLM cultural staff

Report and coordinate with data manager



A Bachelor’s or advanced degree in Archaeology, or related field

Minimum of 1-2 years related experience

• Ability to work independently but as a member of a team

• Ability to work safely and efficiently in challenging conditions and terrain

• Previous experience performing cultural field surveys, preferably in the Southwestern U.S.

• Familiarity with ESRI mapping and data management tools

• Possesses valid CA driver’s license and good driving record

To apply send us your resume


Kind Regards, 

Elisabet Mendoza

Admin Assistant 

JBL & Associates
9049 California City Blvd
California City, CA 93505
(760)-373-1800 ext.103

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