Crew Chief and Field Technicians - Central Arizona - Temporary Full-Time/Seasonal

Kent Mead

Harris Environmental Group
Tucson, AZ 85705

Harris Environmental Group (HEG) is looking to hire two Crew Chiefs and four Archaeological Field Technicians for multiple cultural resources survey project in east-central Arizona in the Apache-Sitgreaves National and Tonto National Forests.

Crews will be working 8-day sessions, Thursday to Thursday, at 10-hours per day (including paid travel time). The projects are expected to continue through the end of the year, maybe longer. Lodging is provided with single-occupancy rooms. Per Diem is $55/day (no receipts required). The pay rate for field technicians is consistent with SCA wage rates for Navajo, Apache and Gila counties, AZ.

Field Technicians are responsible for assisting the Crew Chief in identifying and recording cultural resources in the field. This includes identifying and documenting all types of regional artifacts and features, thoroughly filling out appropriate site forms, site/artifact photography, navigating survey transects with Garmin GPS, and mapping sites using Trimble GPS.

• Bachelor’s Degree in archaeology, anthropology, or related field

• Accredited field school (preferred)

• At least 12 months of supervised experience in CRM pedestrian survey (preferred)
• Ability to work in hot conditions, inclement weather, and remote locations
• Ability to hike up to 10 miles a day in rugged terrain while carrying up to 40 lbs. of gear and water (required)
• Proficiency with basic Garmin GPS devices and familiarity with Trimble GPS (using Terrasync) is preferred
• Skill using digital tablets for site recordation (preferred)
• Experience identifying and documenting regional ceramic typologies of north and central Arizona (preferred)
• Ability and equipment to camp in remote locations for 8 consecutive days (required)

HEG is an award-winning, woman-owned cultural and natural resources consulting firm specializing in the American Southwest. Our team includes archaeologists, architectural historians, wildlife biologists, environmental scientists, plant ecologists, and administrative personnel. We have a long history of working with federal, state, and local agencies throughout the Southwest, and our clients benefit from the collective experience of our diverse group of specialists. HEG is an Equal Opportunity Employer – women, minorities, individuals with disabilities, and veterans are encouraged to apply.

Please send cover letter (including date of availability) and CV/resume to Laura Tenen at ltenen@ AND Kent Mead at kmead@

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