Crew Chief – Avon Park, FL - Versar, Inc


Crew Chief – Avon Park, FL
Versar, Inc. requisition # 18-0012
The Versar Environmental Services Group is seeking field technicians for a Phase I and Phase II archaeological project located in Avon Park, FL. The project will run for approximately nine weeks and is scheduled to begin February 2018. Per Diem and single occupancy lodging will be provided. The position will not exceed 40 hours per work week with no guarantee of 40 hours.
·         Subsurface testing
·         Digging numerous shovel test pits in compact and wet soils, carrying, lifting (up to 50lbs), and screening sediments for cultural materials. 
·         Follow the directions of the project archaeologist and lead a portion of the survey and testing crews when necessary.
·         BA/BS degree in Anthropology or Archaeology, as well as the successful completion of an archaeological field school.
·         Must have experience leading crews in archaeological surveys and site documentation, which includes feature and artifact identification and analysis.
·         Perform shovel test pits (STPs). Site descriptions; photographs; and mapping.
·         Must have a demonstrated background working with prehistoric and historic archaeological materials.
·         Prior experience in the Florida cultures and knowledge of Florida prehistory and history is preferred.
·         Requires working 8-hour days and must be capable of walking up to 4 miles a day in rough terrain. 
·         Individuals must be capable of collecting field data using Trimble GPS units.
·         Individuals must be able to meet the requirements of various company and project safety and security requirements (i.e., no smoking in designated areas, UXO training, signing confidentiality agreements, etc.)
·         Candidates must be capable of carrying out field duties, often with limited or no support, in extreme environments.

·         Must possess a valid driver's license, and have access to reliable transportation.

Please submit your resume for consideration to the career page at

Project Archaeologist - Avon Park, FL - Versar, Inc.


Project Archaeologist - Avon Park, FL

Versar, Inc. requisition # 17-0094

The Project Archaeologist will be expected to conduct primary research, supervise fieldwork and crews, initiate and complete analyses, contribute to report production, and provide general administrative support as assigned to large block surveys, NRHP evaluation projects, or data recovery efforts.


M.A. degree in Anthropology, or closely related field, and minimum of 3 years of field supervisory /write-up experience. The preferred candidate will understand federal and state laws, regulations, standards, and guidelines governing cultural resources.  Experience working on US military installations is highly desirable. Experience with managing and reporting large-scale survey, NRHP evaluation, and data recovery projects in the Southeast is required. GPS proficiency and adaptability to technological tools is mandatory. 
Additional qualifications specific to this position:
·         Collecting field data using Trimble GPS units, data dictionaries, and recording site attributes using pull down menus,
·         Possess a valid driver's license and have access to reliable transportation,
·         Pass a security clearance background check,
·         Candidate must be physically capable of conducting survey in all weather and all environments, from very cold to very hot, and  can lift and carry 50 lbs.,

·         Experience performing archaeological survey and excavation within the southeastern United States.

Please submit your resume for consideration to the career page at

SEARCH Archaeological Technicians


SEARCH is a leading nationwide and global provider of cultural resource services in the fields of Archaeology, Maritime Archaeology, Architectural History, History and Archives, and Heritage Design.  We are continuously seeking top talent in the cultural resource management industry, and we have immediate openings for full-time Archaeological Technicians to join our team and work on multiple archaeological surveys and excavation projects located primarily in the Southeastern and South-central United States. 


These projects will take place in variable terrain and will involve shovel testing, test unit excavation, and site mapping and documentation.


Qualified candidates should have the following:

  • Bachelor's degree in Archaeology, Anthropology, or a related field;
  • At least six (6) months of archaeological field experience at an accredited archaeological field school or professional cultural resources firm;
  • Experience performing archaeological survey and excavation within the Southeastern and/or South-central United States;
  • Ability to meet deadlines;
  • Detail oriented, organized, and able to work well on simultaneous tasks;
  • Competent at taking detailed project notes;
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills;
  • Competent at collecting field data using Trimble GPS;
  • Ability to navigate using US Geological Survey maps and aerial photography;
  • Ability to travel weeks at a time; and
  • A valid driver’s license and access to reliable transportation.


This position can be based out of SEARCH’s Florida offices of Jacksonville, Gainesville, or Orlando; our New Orleans, Louisiana office; or our Portsmouth, New Hampshire office.  Preference will be given to qualified candidates local to SEARCH offices..  Chosen candidates will be required to successfully complete a pre-employment drug test and a criminal background check, including the DMV. 


To Apply:

In Word or PDF format, please send a cover letter highlighting any Southeastern/South-central United States experience, your resume/CV, a minimum of two professional references, and your dates of availability.  SEARCH may contact references and will treat all employment inquires with discretion.  Apply here:


Applicants must be eligible to be employed in the United States.  SEARCH offers a competitive compensation package with strong health/wellness and retirement plans.  Pay will be commensurate with education and experience.  For more information on SEARCH, please visit and follow us on Facebook or Instagram.


SEARCH is strongly committed to creating a diverse and inclusive environment where a variety of backgrounds, cultures, orientations, ideas, and talents can flourish.


SEARCH is an equal-opportunity employer, and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.


SEARCH is an Affirmative Action Employer and a Drug-Free Workplace.


Peabody Institute job posting - Temporary Inventory Specialist:

Ryan Wheeler

Hi R. Joe:

Temporary Inventory Specialist:

Reporting to the Curator of Collections at the Robert S. Peabody Institute of Archaeology, Phillips Academy, Andover MA, the Temporary Inventory Specialist is a 40 hour/week position that will last for 12 months. S/he will contribute significantly to an ongoing collections inventory and rehousing project for the Peabody’s approximately 500,000+ archaeological and ethnographic objects from Native North America. The Temporary Inventory Specialist will be the primary labor force to inventory and rebox the approximately 1800 drawers of material.  S/he will create detailed records and track thousands of artifacts. The position requires a self-motivated, meticulous, and organized individual committed to assisting the museum reach its goals. The successful candidate will have opportunities to broaden their collections management skill set while taking a deep dive into a long-term large-scale project.


The successful candidate should have a Bachelor’s degree in anthropology, archaeology, or an allied social science, or a degree in museum studies. Some background or course work in archaeology is preferred. Knowledge of broad categories of American Indian material culture and at least 6 months of experience with archaeological material, preferably prehistoric objects.  Excellent communication skills, both written and verbal, and interest in working in a small team environment are essential. Experience with PastPerfect museum software and Photoshop preferred.


Full background check required. Please submit a cover letter and resume by February 28, 2018 to:

Ryan J. Wheeler, Ph.D.
73 Central Avenue
Medford, MA 02155
Phone:  850.321.7844

Staff Archaeologist - CA



ENPLAN is seeking a qualified Staff Archaeologist to join our multi-disciplinary team. This position offers great flexibility in hours and a laid back, yet professional work environment.


The successful candidate will support the work of the environmental services team on projects for both the public and private sectors throughout northern California. Specific responsibilities include the following:

·         Establish and maintain productive working relationships with clients, subcontractors, agencies, and Native American representatives

·         Prepare scopes of work and budgets based on project requirements

·         Conduct pre-field research and records searches

·         Develop archaeological research designs

·         Conduct fieldwork including monitoring, survey, and excavation

·         Prepare reports and eligibility evaluations in support of Section 106/CEQA/NEPA compliance


·         M.A. or M.S in Anthropology, Archaeology, or closely related field

·         Minimum of 1 year full-time professional experience or equivalent

specialized training in archeological research, administration or management

·         Minimum of 6 months of supervised field and analytic experience in California or Great Basin

·         Strong understanding of federal and state environmental regulations including NEPA, CEQA, and Section 106 of the NHPA

·         Demonstrated ability to carry research to completion

·         Registered Professional Archaeologist, or qualifications to become registered upon hire

·         Ability to effectively communicate, orally and in writing, to the public, government employees, and other entities

·         Ability to work independently

·         Proficiency with Microsoft Office Suite


·         One year or more of experience in Northern California or Great Basin archaeology

·         Experience with Caltrans projects and familiarity with Caltrans Standard Environmental Reference

·         Proficiency with ESRI ArcGIS software


·         The physical demands described represent those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to individuals with disabilities.

·         The employee must:

·         Be able to walk on uneven and mountainous terrain up to eight miles per day.

·         Frequently lift and move up to 40 pounds and occasionally lift and move up to 75 pounds.


Pay is dependent on capabilities and experience. Benefits available to qualified employees include company health and dental insurance cost share, retirement plan, paid holidays, paid leave, and professional development.


Email your resume and a letter of interest to team@... team - at-

. Please describe your interest in working for ENPLAN, coordinating actions of team members, serving as an agency liaison, and being located in the Redding area. Additionally, you may include an applicable writing sample.

Consulting Archaeologist Opportunity - Western US - AARCHER, INC


Consulting Archaeologist Opportunity - Western US

Seeking a senior level, part-time, on-call employee(s) or independent contractor(s) to serve as lead archaeologist for projects in the western US states. The role includes business development, archaeology and closely related services, and serving as principal investigator for selected projects/contracts. Must have at least 10 years of experience as an archaeologist in the western U.S., experience with federal agencies, experience with the National Historic Preservation Act, and experience with proposals to Federal agencies. If interested in learning more, please email your CV, URL link to your linkedIn profile (if available), and your billing rate to cschwartz@...c schwartz - at-



AARCHER, INC. | Aarcher Institute of Environmental Training LLC 

New Hiring: Senior Archaeologists - California

Jennifer Barbee

Applied EarthWorks, Inc. (AE) has immediate openings for full-time Senior Archaeologists in our central and southern California offices. 

AE is a consulting firm specializing in history, archaeology, cultural resources management (CRM), and paleontology. We recognize that our staff is our greatest asset and we are committed to providing a collegial, professional, and positive work environment. We take pride in providing a great place to work and we seek Senior Archaeologists to join our team of stellar professionals.



The successful candidate will manage and direct cultural resources projects throughout California. Job duties will include: management of survey, testing and evaluation, and data recovery in support of Section 106, NEPA, and CEQA compliance; analysis for, and preparation of EIRs, EISs and other environmental documents; preparation and implementation of research designs and treatment plans; technical report writing; Native American consultation; proposal preparation; and business development.


Skill Requirements:

·   Previous experience managing budgets, supervising personnel, task management, and proposal preparation;

·       Strong technical writing skills;

·       Previous experience writing data recovery reports and research designs;

·    A thorough understanding of the CEQA, NEPA, and Section 106 of the National Historic Preservation Act; and

·    Strong work ethic, demonstrated leadership ability, good communication and writing skills, and ability to manage multiple projects.



M.A. or Ph.D. degree in anthropology, archaeology, historical archaeology, or related field required. Register of Professional Archaeologists (RPA) certification preferred. Minimum of 5 years of supervisory or management experience in CRM.


To Apply:

Please submit a cover letter, current vitae, salary requirements, a technical writing sample, and at least three references to info@.... Please reference “Senior Archaeologist” in your email. Visit our website at


Applied EarthWorks offers a wide range of benefits and a competitive compensation package.  Eligibility for benefits is earned with length of service and includes paid vacation, sick leave, holidays, and professional development time; 401(k); and health, dental, vision, and life insurance. AE additionally offers an Employee Stock Ownership Plan (ESOP) which provides employee-owners with a direct stake in AE’s success by means of a retirement benefit. Salary will be commensurate with experience. 

AE is an equal opportunity employer.  All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to age, ancestry, color, disability (mental or physical), gender identity or expression, genetic information, marital status, medical condition, military veteran status, national origin, political affiliation, pregnancy, race, religion or creed, sex, sexual orientation, or any other factor that is not related to the job. 

Position Closed: Research Associate -Cultural Resources Facility, Arcata, CA

Kimberly Rich

We are no longer accepting applications.

Thank you!

Archaeologist/Field Director Position at New South Associates, Inc.

Natalie Adams Pope

New South Associates, Inc. is seeking to fill an Archaeologist/Field Director position stationed in its Stone Mountain, Georgia office. Assignment to a different office may be considered. We have branch offices in Nashville, TN; Greensboro, NC; and Columbia, SC. The position is intended for a qualified individual with experience in Southeastern archaeology. Of particular interest are applicants with experience in historical archaeology and urban archaeology.


The individual must be capable of directing all levels of (Phase I, Phase II, and potentially Phase III) fieldwork, must work well with others, and must be able to write technical reports. The selected individual should be able to work on assignments at various locations in the Southeast and Mid-Atlantic. Qualifications must include, at a minimum, a Masters degree in anthropology or closely related field, with ample experience to demonstrate abilities listed above.  Highly desirable qualities would include leadership ability, ability to work well in a team setting, good communication skills, good writing skills, and ability to track schedules and budgets, and meet deadlines. Knowledge and capabilities with CRM technology is also desirable. Project assignments will involve directing field projects, coordinating laboratory analyses, and preparing project reports. Compensation will be commensurate with experience, particularly in a Cultural Resource Management setting.


New South Associates, Inc. is an equal opportunity employer, and women and minorities are encouraged to apply. Please send a resume, list of at least three references, and a writing sample to resumes@....

Natalie Adams Pope|Executive Vice President

New South Associates, Inc.

722A Blanding Street, Columbia, SC 29201

Office: (803) 771-7083| Cell: (803) 381-7898


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On-call Archaeological Field Technicians - Tremaine & Associates, Inc.

karen brehm

Tremaine & Associates, Inc., a Cultural Resource Management and Geophysics firm, is accepting resumes for on-call Archaeological Field Technicians to work on a variety of upcoming projects.

Candidates preferred to be local to the greater Sacramento and Stockton area. Work schedules during the field season may vary from short term (a few days) to long term (over several months).

· Candidates must have a Bachelor's degree or higher in Anthropology or a related field and prior fieldwork experience in California;
· Be comfortable performing manual labor and working in changing weather conditions and diverse terrain;
· Have knowledge of California prehistory and history;
· Experience performing archaeological survey and excavation;
· Ability to work well with others and as an active part of a project team;
· Possess excellent written/verbal communication skills;
· Be well-organized and take detailed field notes;
· Have a valid driver's license and access to reliable transportation.

Starting pay will be commensurate with education and experience. Please submit cover letter, resume, and at least two professional references to kbrehm - at-

Job Posting: Archaeology Lab Technicians—Hampton, Virginia

Samantha Henderson

The Fort Monroe Authority (FMA) is seeking a temporary Archaeology Lab Technicians to work 40 hours per week to assist in artifact processing and analysis for a recently completed Phase I project at Fort Monroe (Hampton, Virginia).  The FMA is seeking applicants who can start as soon as possible with a project duration of 4 to 6 weeks.  Pay will be commensurate with experience; no per diem or lodging available.  The Archaeology Lab Technician will not be eligible to receive FMA employee benefits.


Job duties will include

·         Artifact washing and cataloging

·         Re: Discovery database data entry

·         Some supervision of volunteers completing artifact washing.

Minimum Qualifications

·         BA in Anthropology, Archaeology, or related field

·         Completion of an Archaeological Field School

·         Experience in archaeological artifact processing

·         Ability to lift up to 15 pounds

Desired Qualifications

·         Experience with Re: Discovery database systems

This posting is open until filled. 


To apply please forward (1) a copy of your resume and an FMA Job Application (available on our website at to:


Samantha Henderson

Archeologist & Environmental Coordinator



Or mail to:

Samantha Henderson

Archeology & Environmental Coordinator

20 Ingalls Road

Fort Monroe, VA  23651


The Fort Monroe Authority is an Equal Opportunity Employer in compliance with EEOC.





Position Announcement: Cultural Resources Coordinator-Cheyenne Mountain AFS, Colorado

Todd Ahlman

Here is an ad we would like to place on shovelbums for a Cultural Resources Program Coordinator position.



Texas State University’s Center for Archaeological Studies is seeking applicants for a Cultural Resources Program Coordinator at Cheyenne Mountain Air Force Station in Colorado. Candidate must be able to work independently as well as part of a team that regularly interacts with US Air Force personnel, the Colorado State Historic Preservation Office, the Advisory Council on Historic Preservation, and consulting American Indian tribes. This position will report to the Director of Texas State’s Center for Archaeological Studies. Candidate must be able to pass a background check and be able to obtain a Common Access Card (CAC).


To learn more about the position and qualification requirements, visit the job ad here: Applications will be accepted until the position is filled.


Any questions or inquiries can be addressed to Dr. Todd Ahlman at toddahlman@....


Texas State University, to the extent not in conflict with federal or state law, prohibits discrimination or harassment on the basis of race, color, national origin, age, sex, religion, disability, veterans’ status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression. Employment with Texas State University is contingent upon the outcome of record checks and verifications including criminal history, driving records, education records, employment verifications, reference checks, and employment eligibility verifications. Texas State University is a tobacco-free campus. Smoking and the use of any tobacco product will not be allowed anywhere on Texas State property or in university owned or leased vehicles. Texas State University is a member of the Texas State University System. Texas State University is an EOE. Texas State is committed to increasing the number of women and minorities in administrative and professional positions.



Todd Ahlman



Todd M. Ahlman, Ph.D.

Director - Center for Archaeological Studies

Assistant Professor of Practice - Department of Anthropology

Contract Manager-Texas State Integrated Natural and Cultural Resources Team

Texas State University

San Marcos, TX 78666

Phone: 512-245-2724

Visit CAS’s website to learn more about us:

See my research here:


Staff Archaeologist Wanted (Permanent)- Chandler, Arizona

Cori Rich

Trileaf Corporation is a nationwide environmental, architectural, and engineering company with 13 regional offices. Trileaf Corporation is now accepting applications for a full-time, permanent Staff Archaeologist in Chandler, Arizona.  

Applicants must meet the Secretary of the Interior’s (SOI) Professional Qualification Standards in Archaeology to be considered for this position.  This job requires the completion of Class I and Class III (Phase I)  SHPO file reviews for above/below ground resources, Phase I surveys, and completion of cultural resources reports for telecommunications projects.  The ideal candidate will have previous telecom work experience and/or applied knowledge of NEPA compliance, as well as a knowledge of southwestern archaeology.  

Applicants will work in Arizona, New Mexico, Nevada, Utah, and Texas, with the possibility of adding additional states.

Salary will be competitive and contingent upon experience. Trileaf's benefits include the following;

  • ·        Employer-paid health insurance (for employee)
  • ·        401k
  • ·        8 paid holidays
  • ·        PTO accrual (3 weeks/year)

Job Requirements
The ideal candidate will possess the following attributes/experience:
  • ·        SOI qualification
  • ·        Able to work independently
  • ·        Demonstrated leadership ability
  • ·        Demonstrate ability to carry work to completion
  • ·        Experience inSection 106 compliance
  • ·        Excellent communication and organizational skills
  • ·        Creative problem-solving skills
  • ·        Adaptability and flexibility
  • ·        Initiative, drive, and desire to execute good and ethical archaeology
  • ·        Ability to work in the field independently
  • ·        Ability to meet strict deadlines
  • ·        Ability to lift and carry up to 50 pounds 

Interested applicants should e-mail their CV and references to Cori Rich at C.Rich@...  
C.Rich - at-

Job Posting: Archaeology Crew Lead - Great Basin Institute / Lake Mead National Recreation Area

Amy Gladding

Archaeology Crew Lead
Great Basin Institute / Lake Mead National Recreation Area


The Great Basin Institute is hiring an Archaeology Crew Lead to facilitate cultural resource survey, site recordation, and National Register of Historic Places eligibility assessments in support of a variety of Section 106 and 110 compliance and research projects on lands administered by Lake Mead National Recreation Area, Parashant National Monument, other units of the National Park Service, and other federal agencies. The incumbent will focus on providing input/report of findings and site assessments to projects. It is anticipated that the incumbent will be able to draw upon the following in order in to accomplish project objectives:

  • Knowledge of cultural resource management, including laws and National Register of Historic Places (NRHP) criteria;
  • Ability to implement field projects and maintain productivity;
  • Working with topographic maps, compass, etc.;
  • GIS/GPS use and implementation;
  • Large scale cultural resource survey experience;
  • Cultural resource site recording, in field and site records;
  • Artifact identification and age/use interpretation;
  • Ability to write reports summarizing potential effects to eligible cultural resources based on current condition and proposed actions;
  • Work with current aerial photos, GIS, archival documents (historic maps and literature) to develop historic context;
  • Critically review data collection needs for cultural resource assessments; and
  • Ability to run an archaeology field crew of 2 to 4 interns and volunteers in remote locations and camp for extended periods of time.



  • Rate of pay: $20/hour
  • Health Insurance



o   Six month appointment beginning February 2018, or upon completion of a Department of Interior background investigation

o   40 hours per week; some overtime and weekend work may occasionally be required



Lake Mead National Recreation Area (NRA) Headquarters is located in Boulder City, Nevada, a 20 minute drive from the city of Henderson, which lies on the outskirts of Las Vegas.. Lake Mead National Recreation Area encompasses nearly 1.5 million acres in southeastern Nevada and northwestern Arizona, including mountains, canyons, valleys, and two vast lakes. From the mouth of the Grand Canyon, the park follows the Arizona-Nevada border along what was formerly 140 miles of the Colorado River. Opportunities for recreation abound.



  • Educational experience with a degree focused on archeology, anthropology, or indigenous peoples studies; applicants with advanced degrees encouraged to apply;
  • Crew supervision and experience training archaeology technicians;
  • Ability to work with minimal supervision in remote locations;
  • Ability to navigate with GPS unit/map and compass;
  • Physically capable of walking and working in rough, uneven terrain, and walking in remote locations with heavy vegetative cover;
  • Experienced in surveying for a wide variety of cultural resource sites;
  • Experienced in collecting and managing field data;
  • Ability to utilize computer programs such as Microsoft word, Excel spreadsheets and GIS;
  • Ability to input field data into computer programs and produce graphs/data tables to be utilized for reports;
  • Organizational skills to effectively plan and complete assigned workload within defined timelines;
  • Ability to write reports summarizing potential effects to the resource based on current condition and proposed actions;
  • Ability to effectively communicate to a diverse audience including co-workers, members of the pubic, and agency personnel;
  • Knowledge of Microsoft Office suite, with ability to manually enter, manage, manipulate and graphically display data;
  • Self-motivated with ability to maintain a positive attitude while working in a diverse team environment; and
  • Incumbent must be able to hike on rough, steep terrain and must be able to carry a pack weighing 40-50 pounds, orient using map and compass, ride in boats, camp under primitive conditions, and work in a variety of weather conditions ranging from winter lows below freezing to summer highs with temperatures exceeding 110 degrees.


Additional qualifications:

  • Motivated, detail-oriented, self-starter that has the flexibility to handle competing and changing priorities and possesses strong organizational skills;
  • Possess good organizational skills and be detail oriented;
  • Willingness to spend multiple days camping in the field;
  • Willingness to sometimes work irregular hours (e.g., early mornings, late nights);
  • Ability to work productively, consistently and cooperatively as part of a team to accomplish mutual goals;
  • Possess a clean, valid, state-issued driver’s license with ability to safely operate and maintain a 4WD vehicle on and off paved roads;
  • Familiarity with backcountry, low-impact principles preferred.


Successful applicant must complete a Department of Interior (DOI) Background Investigation (BI) or submit paperwork to NPS human resources indicating an active and fully adjudicated BI has already been completed prior to beginning position. If you already have a fully adjudicated BI, please let us know in your application.



How to Apply:

Please follow the link to apply directly through our online portal:


We conform to all the laws, statutes, and regulations concerning equal employment opportunities and affirmative action. We strongly encourage women, minorities, individuals with disabilities and veterans to apply to all of our job openings. We are an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity, or national origin, age, disability status, Genetic Information & Testing, Family & Medical Leave, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law. We prohibit Retaliation against individuals who bring forth any complaint, orally or in writing, to the employer or the government, or against any individuals who assist or participate in the investigation of any complaint or otherwise oppose discrimination.

Cultural Resources Specialist – Part Time

Monique Mondragon

Established in 1999, Transcon Environmental, Inc., offers environmental consulting services throughout the western United States with offices in Arizona, California, and Utah. 

We are seeking part-time archaeologists for various field and office assignments out of our Draper (Salt Lake City) or Cedar City, Utah offices, with potential for the position to become full-time. Primary duties may include assisting with environmental compliance reviews, conducting cultural resource surveys, writing site forms and reports, and monitoring construction activities. Work will include both one-day and multiple-day assignments.  Successful applicants should be able to work long days in the field, in both the winter and summer. Applicants with experience in the Great Basin (specifically in Utah), who are permitted or permittable in Utah, and who are familiar with writing site forms and reports will be favored. We are open to applicants throughout Utah and the Great Basin, and those interested in relocating to Utah.



  • Undergraduate or graduate degree in archaeology, or closely related field 
  • Proficiency in Utah prehistoric and/or historic archaeology 
  • At least one-year full-time professional experience in archaeological research or cultural resource management 
  • Proficiency with sub-meter GPS
  • Personal vehicle, excellent navigational skills, and a good driving record 
  • Ability to perform work duties independently and efficiently with short deadlines
  • Motivated, thorough, accurate, dependable and trustworthy


  • Strong writing skills
  • Previous site form and report writing experience
  • Permitted or permittable in the state of Utah
  • Experience driving a four-wheel drive vehicle off-road or in rough terrain
  • Familiarity with typical transmission or electrical utility operations and maintenance activities
  • Experience working around heavy machinery and communicating with maintenance crews

This position is non-exempt (hourly) and not eligible for full benefits. Salary will be commensurate with experience. When overtime work is required, employee will be compensated with overtime pay in accordance with state laws; field expenses will be reimbursed on an individual project basis. Offers of employment will be contingent on the candidate passing drug and alcohol testing.



Send the following documents to Human Resources at humanresources@...   

  • One-page cover letter
  • Resume
  • Three references (include a supervisor and a co-worker)
  • Writing sample (3-page limit)

Reopened: Archaeologist Field Technician, Altus, OK. - Meridian Contracting

Jeff Jones


Meridian Contracting is seeking a qualified Archeologist Field Technician or Monitor to join our project team at Altus, OK.  This position is to assist the Archaeologist Monitor on our Dam Modifications Project at Altus Dam, OK. 


Archeological Technician Qualifications:


·         At least 1 year of full-time professional experience or equivalent specialized training in archaeological research, administration, or management.

·         At least 4 months of supervised field and analytic experience in general North American archaeology.

·         Ability to distinguish between animal and human bones.

·         Under the supervision of the Archaeological Monitor.


Archeological Monitor Qualifications:


·         Principle Investigator shall have a Graduate degree in archeology, anthropology, or related field plus:

·         Meet other Technician requirements

·         Possess a non-collection Archeological Resources Protection Act (ARPA) permit from the Great Plains Reclamation Archeologist (may submit for permit if qualifications met)




·         This project is anticipated to last approximately 6-months and the typical work week is 5-10 hour shifts depending on weather

·         Pay is negotiable, but Technician anticipated to be $16/hour plus daily per diem allowance.  Pay negotiable if Monitor qualifications met.

·         Company health insurance paid after minimum qualifications met.

·         Apply by sending your resume and letter of interest


We are strongly committed to safety.  Meridian is an equal opportunity employer and supports a drug free workplace.

Women and minorities are encouraged to apply.



Jeff Jones


Meridian Contracting

Cell: 520-262-6725


j.jones - at-



Research Associate -Cultural Resources Facility, Arcata, CA

Kimberly Rich

Job Title: Wage:


Supervisor: Duties:

HSU Sponsored Programs Foundation

Cultural Resources Facility

Job Announcement

This is not a state position

Research Associate (Archaeologist)

$20.00-$25.00/hr. dependent on qualification of candidate. Position will be eligible to participate in medical, dental, vision and retirement benefits.

This is a grant funded, full-time, non-exempt, 12-month appointment. This is not a permanent position. Continuation of this position is contingent upon satisfactory performance and project funding. This is not a state or federal position.

Director of the Cultural Resources Facility

The Research Associate will be responsible for conducting cultural resource investigations and preparing reports that meet the requirements of the California Environmental Quality Act and the National Historic Preservation Act, among others. This includes completing historical research, developing written historic contexts, conducting fieldwork, and preparing investigation reports. The Research Associate may also be asked to correspond with project proponents, representatives of Native American Tribes, and others. The Research Associate is responsible for scheduling and coordinating investigation timelines and, at times, directing other team members in the field and office. As part of the HSU Department of Anthropology, the Cultural Resources Facility works directly with HSU students who are often student volunteers or unpaid interns.

Qualifications: Applicants with an M.A. in Anthropology, Archaeology, History or a related field are preferred, however those with a B.A. in a related field and experience in Cultural Resource Management will be considered.

Candidates must be able to demonstrate experience managing cultural resource investigations for a variety of different projects with local, state and federal agency involvement. Prior experience in California’s Northwest region is preferred. Applicants should have experience conducting field survey, archaeological excavation, historical research, artifact analysis, geospatial analysis, and have well developed skills related to technical writing, professional presentations and publications.

In addition to archaeological experience, candidates should have a broad knowledge of CRM law, California history, environmental history, oral history, cultural anthropology, conflict resolution, be detailed oriented, and have excellent problem solving skills. The successful candidate must work well with others and have the ability to conduct work independently when necessary. The Research Associate will be responsible for managing assistants, meeting deadlines and working efficiently to meet the needs of our clients.

Extensive experience with technical writing, PC computer systems, Global Positioning Systems, digital cameras, and other handheld equipment is required. Applicants should be familiar with the following programs: ArcGIS, GPS, Adobe Acrobat, Adobe Illustrator, Adobe Photoshop, Microsoft Office Word, Microsoft Office Access, and Microsoft Office Excel.

Fieldwork is a requirement of this position and is often strenuous. Fieldwork may require out- of-the area travel.

Application Instructions: Applicants must submit 1) a resume detailing work history and related experience, 2) a letter of application, 3) the names, addresses and daytime telephone numbers of three professional references and 4) the HSU SPF Employee Information Form for Applicants All application materials must be sent electronically to crf@....

Application Deadline: Position open until filled

Humboldt State University Sponsored Programs Foundation is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer. We consider qualified applicants for employment without regard to race, religion, color, national origin, ancestry, age, sex, gender, gender identity, gender expression, sexual orientation, genetic information, medical condition, disability, marital status, protected veteran status, or any other legally protected status. More information about HSU SPF’s Equal Employment Opportunity hiring can be found here.

For assistance with the application process, please submit an Accommodation Request Form which can be found here or call the SPF Interim Compliance Support Coordinator at (707) 826-5159.

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SOI qualified Principal Investigator- New Mexico


Archaeological Principal Investigator – New Mexico

Beaver Creek Archaeology is an established Cultural Resource Management firm headquartered in Bismarck, North Dakota, which is currently seeking to fill one or more vacancies for a Archaeological Principal Investigator who is permittable with the New Mexico BLM and New Mexico SHPO. After successful completion of a probationary period, this position would become full-time permanent position with benefits. The candidate would be based out of New Mexico or Texas with the occasional need to travel to the North Dakota office. The successful candidate must be able to meet the minimum requirements to be a Secretary of the Interior-qualified professional Archaeologist. Fieldwork will be conducted primarily throughout New Mexico and Texas. Remuneration would be negotiable and dependent on education and experience.

All interested applicants must meet the minimum requirements and physical requirements detailed below:

Minimum Qualifications:

·         M.A. or M.S. in Archaeology, Anthropology, or a closely related field

·         Previous field experience in New Mexico (meeting SOI, NM BLM, and NM State PI standards)

·         Ability to work in the field for up to 95% of the time during field season (frequently with overnight stays)

·         Ability to walk long distances in extreme weather through rugged terrain

·         Ability to lift and carry up to 50 pounds

·         Valid driver’s license with a clean driving record

·         Pass a Pre-employment and Random Non-DOT drug test as well as annual drug tests


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 scheduling

·         Able to work well under minimum supervision

·         Initiative, drive, and desire to execute good work


Preferred Qualifications:

·         Previous field experience in New Mexico (meeting SOI PI standards)

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

·         Experience with Trimble GPS or similar hardware

·         Faunal and/or Lithic analysis experience

·         Lab and/or artifact curation experience

Principal Investigator 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 judgement 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

·         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


Physical Requirements:

·         Regularly sit and/or drive for hours at a time

·         Walking/Surveying for hours at a time (approximately 10 miles per day)

·         Utilizing vision to look for objects on the ground as well as the observation of objects at both long and short distances

·         Able to utilize hands to drive, hold GPS, camera, and other necessary field equipment and as needed to safely work with shovels, augers, trowels, screens

·         Able to traverse across uneven and rough terrain under various weather conditions (including but not limited to: extreme heat, cold, wind, and/or rain)

·         Ability to bend-over, squat/stoop down to inspect items and as needed to work on any testing projects


*** 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 committed to providing its employees with a safe and drug free work environment. Successful candidates must be able to pass a pre-employment and at random drug screenings as well as annual Drug and Alcohol screenings. 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 vacancy, please email your cover letter and CV to hr@.... Any questions for further clarification should be directed to hr@.... Phone call inquiries will not be accepted.


GIS Professional- Bismarck, ND


GIS Professional- Bismarck, North Dakota

Beaver Creek Archaeology is an established Cultural Resource Management firm in Bismarck, North Dakota. We are currently seeking to fill a vacancy for a GIS Professional. After the successful completion of a probationary period, this position would then become full-time with benefits. Remuneration would be dependent on level of education and relevant working experience.

All interested applicants must meet the minimum requirements and physical requirements detailed below:

Minimum Qualifications:

·         At minimum, must hold a certificate in GIS from an accredited university

·         Solid background working with ESRI ArcView- ArcGIS, Adobe, Microsoft Office (particularly Word and Excel)

·         Experience with Trimble GPS or similar hardware

·         Data Entry, Vector data manipulation, Georeferencing and knowledge of Geoprocessing tools (union, buffer, …), Database experience, and Cartography skills

·         Strong desire to work hard and produce a superior product

·         Valid driver license

·         Pass a Pre-Employment and at Random Non-DOT Drug tests


Preferred Qualifications:

·         Archaeology background and/or interest

·         Oil and Gas Experience

·         Knowledge and/or experience with Public Land Survey System (PLSS)

·         Experience working with and interpreting engineering plat maps

·         Bachelor and/or Master Degree in GIS or a closely related field

·         Ability to create and ground-truth 3D Viewshed Analysis projects


The successful candidate will possess the following attributes:

·         Adaptability to rapidly changing project needs and scheduling

·         Creative problem solving skills in order to optimize project completion

·         Excellent communication and organizational skills

·         Ability to work both independently and as a team player

·         Able to work well under minimum supervision

·         Passion for their profession with a continued interest in learning about their field and growing their skillset



·         Accurate and reliable map and data creation

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

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

·         Use professional judgement and experience to synthesize data, maps, and problem solve


Physical Requirements:

·         Should be to remain seated or standing at a desk, working on a computer, for hours at a time with repetitive hand motions

·         Should be able to look at a computer monitor for hours at a time

·         Must be able to fluently read, write, and speak in the English language

·         Must be able to think critically with attention for detail for hours at a time

·         May occasionally need to be able to safely lift up to 50lbs from the floor to waist using both arms and hands

·         May occasionally need to go into the field in order conduct ground truthing (weather conditions may be extreme (field and weather appropriate clothing would be necessary). Would also need to be able to traverse uneven surfaces and potentially rough terrain).


*** 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 committed to providing its employees with a safe and drug free work environment. Successful candidates must be able to pass a pre-employment and random drug screening(s) as well as annual Drug and Alcohol screenings. 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 vacancy, please email your cover letter and CV to hr@.... Any questions for further clarification should be directed to hr@....

Principal Investigator, Commonwealth Heritage Group, Milwaukee, WI

Katie Remensnyder

Open Position – Principal Investigator, Milwaukee, Wisconsin

Commonwealth Heritage Group desires to fill the position of Principal Investigator.  The position will be located in our Milwaukee, Wisconsin office.  This is a senior-level Principal Investigator position that requires supervisory experience in conducting Phase I surveys, Phase II evaluations, and Phase III data recoveries.  Additional requirements include a minimum of five-year practical experience in CRM.  The ideal candidate will have a minimum of a M.A. in anthropology/archaeology, with a specialization in Midwestern/Great Lakes prehistoric archaeology. 

This position will be responsible for the management of multiple and/or multi-disciplinary CRM projects. This position requires expert knowledge of the Section 106 and NEPA process and the ability to prepare well organized, thorough CRM documents is essential. Experience with multiple market sectors including transportation, energy, and federal land management is preferred. Experience with Trimble GPS equipment and GIS is essential.  Areas of analytical expertise are open, but demonstrated ability to conduct artifact analyses and write key sections of reports (methods, results, artifact analyses) is a must. 

Salary range for this position is competitive and dependent on experience with opportunities for advancement and higher salary; we seek a candidate who wishes to grow within the company.   Commonwealth offers an excellent range of benefits (health, dental, life, and disability insurance, 401(k) with employer contribution, paid leave, etc.).  Commonwealth is an Equal Opportunity Employer.  Send letters of interest, curriculum vitae, writing sample, and a list of three professional references with contact information to:

Andrew J. Weir, President
Commonwealth Heritage Group, Inc.
3225 Central Street, Dexter, MI 48130







Katie Remensnyder, Editor/Architectural Historian

3225 Central Street, Dexter, MI 48130
p: (517) 262-9484
e: kremensnyder@...


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