Position: Archaeological Field Technician - St. Paul, MN

Jennifer Kust

Position: Archaeological Field Technician
Location: 106 Group, St. Paul, Minnesota

The 106 Group is accepting applications for the 2015 fall season. Preparations are beginning for a Phase I survey in Illinois, but no firm starting dates have been set. Please submit an application and the dates that you will be available.

We offer a professional and friendly working environment with interesting and challenging projects in the field of cultural resource and environmental consulting. See www.106group.com for more information on our firm

Archaeological Field Technician positions will be filled based on project needs with expected opportunities to continue throughout the season dependent on performance.
- Perform archaeological survey (pedestrian reconnaissance, shovel testing, or urban survey using backhoe) under the direction of project Crew Chiefs and Field Director.
- Excavate and document excavation units as components of archaeological evaluation and data recovery projects.
- Assist in potential historic structures surveys.
- Participate in additional CRM projects as appropriate according to skill level, experience, and ability.

- B.A. or B.S. degree in archaeology, anthropology, or closely related field.
- Archaeological field school or demonstrated equivalent experience.
- Ability to maintain steady pace while accurately recording archaeological observations and artifact collection.
- Ability to work efficiently in adverse environmental conditions, including hot and cold temperatures, precipitation, and challenging terrain for sustained durations.
- Archaeological knowledge of the precontact and post-contact periods, including ability to recognize and preliminarily identify regional artifacts.
- Ability to work individually and as a team.
- Ability to communicate effectively both verbally and in writing.
- Ability to adapt quickly and work well under pressure.
- Working knowledge and ability to use or learn to use current technologies.
- Valid driver’s license and ability to reliably commute to either the 106 offices or project locations.

Additional experience valued or preferred:
- At least one year field experience.
- Knowledge of architecture/history properties.
- Knowledge of cultural resources management laws and process.
- Experience with Trimble GPS systems.
- Experience with local artifact assemblages, lab, and curation procedures.

Travel and fieldwork are requirements of this position. Salary is commensurate with experience.

Complete application located at www.106group.com/employment.htm. Please submit an application, resume, and letter highlighting your skills to jobs@....

The 106 Group is an Equal Opportunity Employer.




Jennifer Kust

Business & HR Manager

Direct: 651-403-8727




We’re moving!

We've outgrown our space and are moving into a beautiful historic building near St. Paul's Como Park. 

After September 10, our new address will be:

106 Group

1295 Bandana Blvd #335

St Paul MN 55108


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