Archaeology Field Technician (Virginia)

Suzanna Dutton

Archaeology Field Technician (Virginia)


Dutton + Associates, LLC (D+A) is seeking Archaeology Field Technicians to join its Archaeology Group. D+A is a small woman-owned business providing cultural resource management services to public and private sector clients within the Mid-Atlantic region.  Archaeology Field Technicians will work closely with Archaeology Field Supervisors and will be responsible for implementing surveys methods and documenting findings in accordance with all applicable standards and guidelines. The position will be based out of D+A’s home office in Midlothian, Virginia and some regional overnight travel is expected. The majority of work, however, will be local and not per diem.


Job responsibilities will include but not be limited to:

¨      Carry out archaeological investigations (Phase I identification, Phase II evaluation, Phase III data recovery, and archaeological monitoring) in a Cultural Resources Management setting;

¨      Conduct archaeological excavation outdoors in all weather conditions in both rural and urban environments; with overnight stays on out-of-town projects when required;

¨      Work with and provide support to other members of the Archaeology Group in assisting with other field and laboratory activities as required;

¨      Participate in D+A’s Health & Safety program;

¨      Demonstrate a “Safety First” focus;

¨      Maintain a high standard of ethical behavior and uphold D+A’s reputation;

¨      Demonstrate a commitment to D+A’s Core Values; and

¨      Perform other duties as required, including but not limited to, artifact processing, reporting, research, and technical services.


The successful candidate will possess the following qualifications:

¨      Bachelor’s Degree in Archaeology, Anthropology or related field from a recognized program;

¨      Demonstrated experience in archaeological fieldwork and the ability to implement field methodologies efficiently and at a brisk pace;

¨      Ability to lift and carry 40lbs across diverse terrain for long distances and in a variety of weather conditions;

¨      Knowledge and familiarity with use of a compass and general orienteering in wilderness settings;

¨      Demonstrated ability to work as team member; and

¨      A valid state driver’s license and good driving record.


Additional Information:

This is an hourly position with competitive pay based on experience and education. Applicants should provide a cover letter, resume, and three references employment@.... No phone calls please. We thank all individuals who express interest in the position but only those individuals who are selected for interviews will be contacted.

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Historic Archaeologist sought for CRA's Knoxville office

Charles "Chuck" Niquette

For the past three decades, Cultural Resource Analysts, Inc. (CRA) has been recognized as one of the most respected full-service cultural resource consulting firms in the United States. Headquartered in Lexington, Kentucky, CRA has offices located throughout the United States. Our mission is to meet the client’s needs in the delivery of appropriate, high-quality, cost-effective consulting services in the study of archaeology and the historic built environment. CRA’s accomplishments are directly attributable to our core values: excellent service, respecting all people, building strong relationships, honesty, integrity, supporting our employees, and entrepreneurial spirit. To attract and retain the best talent, CRA shares its success with its employees and offers competitive salaries and a generous benefit package. CRA is an Equal Opportunity Employer.


CRA’s Knoxville, Tennessee office seeks an Historic Staff Archaeologist with regional (i.e. Southeast) experience. Experience in Tennessee is desirable. The qualified candidate must have a graduate degree in Anthropology, a minimum of 3-5 years of experience conducting archaeological survey, and a focus on historic period materials. Candidate must meet the Secretary of the Interior Standards (36 CFR 61) in archaeology, and should have demonstrated skills in CRM, including supervisory experience on Phase I projects. The candidate will be expected to direct and manage phase I surveys for clients in both the public and private sectors, including multiple projects at a time. Expect frequent stays away from the office. Specific duties include managing field crews, conduct analyses, interpret analytical data, and write reports. The ability to write clearly and professionally is very important. Familiarity with the use of GPS units is expected. The candidate needs to be detail oriented and have excellent verbal and written communication skills, strong organizational skills, and must be technologically proficient including experience with databases. It is imperative that the candidate be able to work 8 to 10 hour days (or longer if necessary) in a variety of conditions. Stooping, bending and lifting are essential functions of this position.


The position is a full-time, salaried position with a full benefit package. Salary is commensurate with experience. Please submit a letter of interest, resume, three professional references, and a writing sample to Bridgette Robinson via email at barobinson@.... Cultural Resource Analysts, Inc. employees are required to undergo a background check that includes driving history. CRA reserves the right to perform drug/alcohol testing as a condition of continued employment. Please contact Tennessee Operations Director, Travis Hurdle, via email at twhurdle@... or by phone (865) 304-9141 with questions about the position.





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On-call archaeological monitors, northern California. ECORP Consulting, Inc.

Audrey Wheeler

ECORP Consulting, Inc. in Rocklin, California is currently accepting resumes for on-call archaeological monitors for projects in northern California. Responsibilities largely include construction monitoring, but may also include pedestrian survey, site mapping and recording, excavation, and other duties as assigned. Requirements include a Master of Arts degree in Anthropology or closely related field, at least 2 years of professional experience, and a work history that includes projects in Northern California, construction monitoring, and projects that include historic-era mining resources. Competitive wages are based on level of education and experience, and preference will be given to local personnel. Submit resume, work history, a minimum of two references to jobs@.... ECORP Consulting is an Equal Opportunity Employer.



Audrey Wheeler, SHRM-CP, PHR

Human Resources Manager


A Federal Small Business

2525 Warren Drive, Rocklin, CA  95677

Ph: 916.782.9100 Fax: 916.782.5323


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Texas/Oklahoma Field Techs & Crew Chiefs -- from $18/hr up to $22/hr

Chris Dayton

Cox|McLain Environmental Consulting, Inc. (CMEC), a small Austin-based firm with offices in Houston, DFW, Oklahoma City, and Tulsa, is looking to fill technician and crew chief positions for multiple field projects in Texas and Oklahoma in 2019. 

The primary function of the positions at all levels is to support senior cultural resources staff (archeology and historic resources Principal Investigators and/or Project Archeologists) as needed with fieldwork and subsequent paperwork/artifact processing. Duties may include performing pedestrian examination of the ground surface, digging shovel test units, observing/supervising mechanical excavations, correctly using Munsell soil color charts and other standard field tools/resources, recording units and sites on company- or agency-mandated forms, and other standard archeological survey and follow-up tasks at the direction of the PI/PA, as well as supporting historic architectural surveys. Duties of crew chiefs also include supervising technicians, providing direction in field protocols and safety considerations, and performing real-time quality control on project documentation. All positions may require bending, stooping, carrying field equipment, standing, and walking for extended periods of time, and making visual and tactile distinctions using color, texture, moisture content, depth, and distance. 

Compensation varies based on individual project budgets and candidate qualifications but generally ranges from $18/hour for entry-level field technicians up to approximately $22/hour for experienced senior techs/crew chiefs. Typical per diem rate of $40-51/day, with GSA rate as applicable. Expenses reimbursed per project contracts; cash per diem is disbursed when allowed by the ultimate client but is not guaranteed for every project. Single-occupancy lodging provided on multi-day projects. 

These positions are temporary positions on a project-specific basis, not on-call contracts. Benefits and relocation assistance are not available. Successful application/performance on one or more projects is not to be construed as a guarantee of future part- or full-time work. That said, CMEC is a growing company, with new staff positions developing every few months. We often keep our eye on high-performing technicians and crew chiefs as potential staff candidates.

The successful applicant will possess, at a minimum, a bachelor’s degree in archeology, anthropology, geology, or a closely related field. Also required: completion of recognized archeological field school; survey experience in Texas, Oklahoma, or the greater south and southwest United States; an overall dedication to excellence; a strong work ethic; a demonstrated ability to work independently; and solid field skills including the ability to work in difficult conditions (e.g., hot, humid environments) and to navigate in remote, rough, and/or heavily vegetated terrain using USGS topographic maps, aerial-base field maps, or handheld GPS units.

Preferred for senior level techs/crew chiefs: experience managing multiple technicians; graduate degree in archeology, anthropology, or closely related field; experience with a range of Global Positioning System (GPS) equipment; experience with historic resources surveys; familiarity with NHPA/NEPA compliance; previous safety training/certification (OSHA, CPR/First Aid, etc.).  

Preferred for all positions: candidates based near one of our office locations (Austin, Irving/DFW, Houston, Tulsa, OKC), as applicable for specific projects.

Please e-mail a resume/CV (PDF format preferred) that includes your archeological education and work history as well as contact information for at least three cultural-resource-related professional references to jobs@....

jobs - at -


Due to volume, we may not be able to respond directly to every application. CMEC is an Equal Opportunity Employer. 


{Closing date extended until Feb 15} PICHTR CRM Program Manager, Hawai’i- (Original ShovelBums Job ID #19003)

Jodi Watson

Good afternoon,


We have received a request to extend the closing date for our job advertisement (PICHTR CRM Program Manager – Job ID #19003) to February 15, 2019. 



Pacific International Center for High Technology Research.  Regular, Full-Time, RCUH Non-Civil Service position with the Pacific International Center for High Technology Research (PICHTR) performing project tasks on land controlled by U.S. Army Garrison, on the Island of Oahu, Hawai’i. Continuation of employment is dependent upon program/operational needs, satisfactory work performance, availability of funds, and compliance with applicable Federal/State laws.  


MONTHLY SALARY:  Salary commensurate with qualifications.  


DUTIES:  Supervises the PICHTR Cultural Resources carrying our provisions of the cooperative agreement with U.S. Army Garrison, Hawai‘i in coordination with theUSAG-HI Cultural Resources Manager, U.S. Army Garrison, Hawaii (USAG-HI). Coordinates theRCUH/PICHTR efforts with the Army’s Cultural Resource Management (CRM) program to meet the purposes of the cooperative agreement, including planning, scheduling,and budgeting. The PICHTR CRM Program Manager may delegate as needed to ensure successful completion of its tasks by RCUH/PICHTR personnel. Familiarizes him/herself with installation plans, undertakings, cultural studies, and inventories.  May work in areas with Unexploded Ordnance (UXO) with professional Explosive Ordnance Disposal (EOD) supervision.  


PRIMARY QUALIFICATIONS: EDUCATION/TRAINING:  Master’s Degree from an accredited college or university in Archaeology, Anthropology, Cultural Resources Management, or related field.  EXPERIENCE:  Three to five (3-5) years of experience in identifying, documenting, evaluating, monitoring, or managing cultural resources.  One to three (1-3) years of experience as a Field Supervisor in Archaeological projects, including project report write-up and analysis. One to three (1-3) years of experience with project management to include budget development and management, personnel management and grooming, contract project oversight and management, as well as familiarity with curation, archival records management, archival research, Geographic Information System (GIS), and outreach.  One to three (1-3) years of experience with Hawaiian Archaeology is preferred.  ABIL/KNOW/SKILLS:  Working knowledgeand understanding of Section 106 of the National Historic Preservation Act of 1966, as amended and related laws and regulations including, but not limited to, the Archaeological Resources Protection Act, the Native American Graves Protection and Repatriation Act, and regulations implementing the National Register of Historic Places.  Knowledge of Polynesian archaeology and cultural history.  Excellent organizational, leadership, and communications skills, as well as strong problem-solving, decision-making, interpersonal, and management skills.  Ability to work well with and motivate project staff. Must have strong and positive people skills. Strong attention to detail and strong ability to organize and communicate.  Ability to use an altimeter, compass, maps, Global Positioning System (GPS), and ArcView/GIS.  Possesses technical writing and computer processing skills using word processing, database, and spreadsheet programs. Possesses supervisory skills and ability to lead a team to achieve results and complete a variety of cultural resources program tasks, particularly in a governmental agency setting.  Must possess a valid driver’s license (and if use of personal vehicle on the job is required, must alsohave valid personal driver’s insurance equivalent to Hawai‘i’s No-Fault Driver’s Insurance) and maintain throughout the duration of employment.  Post Offer/Employment Conditions: Must be able to pass a Department of Defense (DoD) security check for employment as an Army contractor. Applicants selected will be subject to a Government security investigation and must meet eligibility requirements for access to unclassified, but sensitive information. Must possess the American Red Cross Certification in First Aid/CPR (or be able to obtain the certificate within three (3) months from date of hire) and maintain throughout duration of employment.  Must complete online forty (40) hour Hazardous Waste Operations and Emergency Response (HAZWOPER) training within two (2) weeks from date of hire or may be subject to termination. Must complete the online Hazard Communication training immediately after hire or no later than employee’s initial exposure to hazardous chemicals. Must complete UXO training within six (6) months from date of hire. Must be able to complete basic helicopter safety course within twelve (12) months from date of hire.  PHYSICAL/MEDICAL REQUIREMENTS:  Willing to work occasionally under strenuous and extreme outdoor conditions. Field trips of several hours may be required over rough terrain.  Post Offer/Employment Conditions: Must pass a post-offer physical exam within two (2) weeks of hire or may be subject to termination.  Subsequent periodic exams, at least annually, are required by the employer.  Respirator medical clearance and fitting is required.  All reasonable accommodations will be made based on fitness for duty.  Medical costs will be paid for by the employer. POLICY AND/OR REGULATORY REQUIREMENTS:  As a condition of employment, employee will be subject to all applicable RCUH policies and procedures and, as applicable, subject to University of Hawai‘i's and/or business entity's policies and procedures.  Violation of RCUH's, UH's, or business entity's policies and/or procedures or applicable State or Federal laws and/or regulations may lead to disciplinary action (including, but not limited to possible termination of employment, personal fines, civil and/or criminal penalties, etc.). 


SECONDARY QUALIFICATIONS:  PhD from an accredited college or university in Archaeology, Anthropology, Cultural Resources Management, or related field. Education and experience in the cultural and archaeological setting specific to Army lands on Oahu and/or Hawaiian islands. Knowledge of department of Defense cultural resources in general and the policy, organizational, and operational contexts within which they are managed.  Skill as a catalyst and motivator to elicit cooperation and compliance actions from diverse individuals and groups.  Knowledge of local, Federal and State lands use and environmental laws.  Demonstrated ability and willingness to make frequent, effective oral and written presentations.  Familiarity with integrative techniques used to inventory, assess, and display cultural resource assets, environmental impacts, and their interrelationships.  Working knowledge of supplies procurement and inventory within Department of Defense.  Experience coordinating a variety of cultural resources program tasks, particularly in a governmental agency setting.  


INQUIRIES:  Dr. David Duffy 956-9512 (Oahu).  


APPLICATION REQUIREMENTS: Please go to and click on “Job Postings.” You must submit the following documents online to be considered for the position: 1) Cover Letter, 2) Resume, 3)Supervisory References, 4) Copy of Degree(s)/Transcript(s)/Certificate(s). All online applications must be submitted/received by the closing date (11:59 P.M. Hawai‘i Standard Time/RCUH receipt time) as stated on the job posting. If you do not have access to our system and the closing date is imminent, you may send additional documents to rcuh_employment@...If you have questions on the application process and/or need assistance, please call (808)956-8344 or (808)956-0872.  


CLOSING DATE:  February 15, 2019.


RCUH’s mission is to support and enhance research, development and training in Hawai‘i, with a focus on the University of Hawai‘i


Equal Opportunities Employer – Minorities/Women/Disability/Veteran.

On-Call: Archaeologist in the Colorado Springs/Denver, Colorado - Antigua Archaeology, LLC


Antigua Archaeology, LLC is seeking an archaeologist in the Colorado Springs/Denver, Colorado area to perform cell tower surveys. Duties will include visiting the site, completing a pedestrian survey, taking photographs and notes, and emailing these back to me. This is not a full-time position. This is sporadic work that may result in several such jobs over the next year or so. Compensation will be commensurate with experience and time involved to complete work. If interested please email 
. No phone calls please. Thank you. -

Jim Moses, 
Owner and Sr. Archaeologist of Antigua Archaeology, LLC 
Prescott, Arizona. 

On-call Field Archaeologists - Oklahoma

Dean Afendras

Position: On-call Field Archaeologist


Post Date: 1-21-2019


Afendras Archaeology, LLC is seeking 2 qualified candidates for on-call field archaeologists to assist us with upcoming projects.  The positions will entail primarily Phase I survey fieldwork with occasional report production support in Oklahoma, Kansas, Texas, and Arkansas.


The ideal candidate will be Secretary of the Interior qualified and have a graduate level degree with an emphasis on archaeology (RPA preferred) and at least 3 years’ experience on the southern Plains.  The candidate will be able to conduct and supervise Phase I surveys with projects of various complexities and crews of various sizes.  The fieldwork will be conducted in a variety of environmental settings and weather conditions.  The candidate will also be able to identify, document, and assess for NRHP eligibility both prehistoric and historic (with standing buildings) archaeological sites to regionally accepted and agency standards.


The ideal candidate must be driven and effective as a collaborative team member.  The candidate will work directly with supervisory personnel.


Afendras Archaeology, LLC reimburses mileage and per diem at the federal and/or relevant agency rate based on the needs of the project.


Pay is commensurate with relevant experience.


On-call positions have the potential to become permanent.


For questions, please contact Dean Afendras at dean@... or 405-708-1151.


To be considered, please send an email expressing your interest in the position with your CV to Dean Afendras at dean@....

On-call Archaeological Field Technicians - Oklahoma

Dean Afendras

Position: On-call Archaeological Field Technician


Post Date: 1-21-2019


Afendras Archaeology, LLC is seeking 4 qualified candidates for on-call archaeological field technicians to assist us with upcoming projects.  The positions will entail primarily Phase I survey fieldwork with occasional report production support in Oklahoma, Kansas, Texas, and Arkansas.


The ideal candidate will be pursuing or have an undergraduate level degree with an emphasis on archaeology (field school preferred) and at least 1 year of CRM experience (southern Plains preferred).  The candidate will be familiar with standard Phase I survey field methods and be able to conduct fieldwork in a variety of environmental settings and weather conditions.  The candidate will also be familiar with identifying, documenting, and assessing for NRHP eligibility both prehistoric and historic (with standing buildings) archaeological sites to regionally accepted and agency standards.


The ideal candidate must be driven and effective as a collaborative team member.  The candidate will work directly with supervisory personnel.


Afendras Archaeology, LLC reimburses mileage and per diem at the federal and/or relevant agency rate based on the needs of the project.


Pay is commensurate with relevant experience.


On-call positions have the potential to become permanent.


For questions, please contact Dean Afendras at dean@... or 405-708-1151.


To be considered, please send an email expressing your interest in the position with your CV to Dean Afendras at dean@....

Defense POW/MIA Accounting Agency Research Fellow (short term)

Richards, Nathan <RICHARDSN@...>

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Defense POW/MIA Accounting Agency Research Fellow

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The Department of History in the Thomas Harriot College of Arts and Sciences at East Carolina University is composed of 21 full-time faculty members. The Program in Maritime Studies is an internationally-known and respected program housed within the Department of History. The program has 4 full-time faculty members, but the entire department contributes. The Department of History offers a BA degree in History, a minor in History, a minor in Public History, MA in History, and MA in Maritime Studies. East Carolina University is located in Greenville, North Carolina, a city of approximately 90,000. Greenville is located about 80 miles east of Raleigh and is within a short drive to the Outer Banks and other Atlantic Ocean beaches.

Job Duties

The Department of History and the Program in Maritime Studies invite applications for a Defense POW/MIA Accounting Agency (DPAA) Research Fellow appointment in Maritime Archaeology to begin as soon as possible. The DPAA Research Fellow for the History Department at East Carolina University is a temporary position beginning as soon as possible and ending April 16, 2019. The Fellow will work in collaboration with the Defense POW/MIA Accounting Agency (DPAA), an agency of the Department of Defense whose mission is to search for, recover and identify remains of missing personnel from World War II, the Korean War, the Vietnam War, the Cold War, the Gulf Wars, and other recent conflicts. DPAA’s cases are based on information received from families, archival and historical research, findings from local residents in the area where these wars were fought, and field investigations.

The DPAA Fellow will have the following responsibilities:
• Initiate a research agenda and contribute to the historical and archaeological scholarship on unaccounted-for service personnel (e.g., missing in action, killed with no body returned, or prisoners of war that did not return).
• Facilitate historical and archaeological research to conduct geospatial analysis of available primary sources to define prioritization of historical events and provide a defined search grid and survey plan to locate prioritized underwater loss incidents identified by
• Build and manage a network of constituencies involved in underwater archaeology who can contribute to on-going research on POWs/MIAs.
• Communicate with
DPAA Fellows at other institutions to build effective scholarly collaboration on POW/MIA research issues. Other institutions include The University of Wisconsin, Brigham Young University, Tuskegee University, and Scripps Oceanographic Institute.

Minimum Education/Experience

Master’s degree in Maritime Studies, History, or Anthropology with a field specialization in underwater archaeology, and who is certified to Register of Professional Archaeologist standards is required.

License or Certification Required by Statute or Regulation


Preferred Experience, Skills, Training/Education

A preference will be given to candidates with SCUBA certification from the American Academy of Underwater Sciences (AAUS). Candidates who have experience working on battlefield archaeological sites, with advanced GIS and remote sensing experience, and experience with project planning, execution, and post-processing datasets will be given preference.

License or Certification Required by the Department

Special Instructions to Applicant

Screening will begin January 21, 2019. Candidates should submit an online candidate profile, letter of application, curriculum vitae and a list of three references, including contact information at Also, arrange for three current letters of recommendation and official graduate transcripts to be sent to:

Dr. Jennifer McKinnon,
Search Committee Chair,
Program in Maritime Studies,
Eller House, Mail Stop 149,
East Carolina University,
Greenville, NC 27858.

Questions can be sent to Dr. Jennifer McKinnon at mckinnonje@...

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In order to be considered for this position, applicants must complete a candidate profile online via the PeopleAdmin system and submit any requested documents. Additionally, applicants that possess the preferred education and experience must also possess the minimum education/experience, if applicable.

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East Carolina University is an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer and seeks to create an environment that fosters the recruitment and retention of a more diverse student body, faculty, staff and administration. We encourage qualified applicants from women, minorities, veterans, individuals with a disability, and historically underrepresented groups. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to their race/ethnicity, color, genetic information, national origin, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, age, disability, political affiliation, or veteran status.

Individuals requesting accommodation under the Americans with Disabilities Act Amendments Act (ADAAA) should contact the Department for Disability Support Services at (252) 737-1016 (Voice/TTY).

Eligibility for Employment

Final candidates are subject to criminal & sex offender background checks. Some vacancies also require credit or motor vehicle checks. ECU participates in E-Verify. Federal law requires all employers to verify the identity and employment eligibility of all persons hired to work in the United States. If highest degree earned is from an institution outside of the U.S. and its territories, final candidates are required to have their degree validated as equivalent to the degree conferred by a regionally accredited college or university in the U.S.

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If you experience any problems accessing the system or have questions about the application process, please contact the Office of Human Resources at (252) 328-9847 or toll free at 1-866-489-1740 or send an email to employment@.... Our office is available to provide assistance from 8:00-5:00 EST.


GIS Tech Position Available

DMG Four Corners Research Inc.

DMG Four Corners Research, Inc. is looking to fill a full time GIS position immediately at our Las Cruces, New Mexico corporate office. Applicants should be proficient in GIS functions such as georeferencing, manipulating shapefiles and their attributes, drafting professional maps, importing data from spreadsheets, Trimble post processing/differential correction, etc. An archaeological background is always a plus.  

Please provide a resume and description of your GIS skill set to jgreenwald@....

BRIC Posting - Native Speaking Archaeology Ethnographer/Interpreter

Sharon Stitely



My name is Sharon Stitely and I work as a recruiter with BRIC. BRIC is an SBA 8(a) certified professional science and technical services firm with an exceptional team of seasoned scientists, engineers and technicians. (Our full website can be found at this link: ) I am looking to post a Native Speaking Archaeology Ethnographer/Interpreter position. (Full Job description is attached for reference):


Native Speaking Archaeology Ethnographer/Interpreter: Job ID # 2019-2509

Email Resumes Directly To: Recruiting@...

BRIC is seeking a part time project specific Dine Speaking Archaeology Ethnographer for work conducted on the Navajo Nation. The start date is Feb 1, 2019 or sooner if possible, and the position duration is open ended. All projects conducted on Navajo Nation require ethnographic interviews to determine potential impacts of a project on Traditional Cultural Properties (TCP) formal or informal; or other traditional places or properties within project areas of potential effect (APE). The ethnographer is responsible for conducting interviews with designated persons determined by the project scope of work and location. This is a project specific position requiring 1 or more days per project. Contracts will determine project specific needs.


Duties and Responsibilities: 

Travel to specific locations and conduct personal TCP interviews/ethnographies with local individuals and chapter representatives in support of cultural resources compliance. Document results of interviews in appropriate forms and reports for submittal to the NNHHPD. Maintain strict confidentiality about resource locations.   


Skills Required: 

• Fluent Diné bizaad speaker/comprehension
• Experience working on the Navajo Nation
• Familiarity with the Traditional Properties personnel and records search procedures at the NNHHPD
• Experience conducting ethnographic interviews
• Must be able to translate native language to standard English documents
• Be able to read and utilize topographic maps for locational information


Technical Skills Required: 

Precise and legible note keeping with paper and pencil in the field and ability to translate questions and responses from English to/from Dine


Competencies Required: 

• Fluent Diné bizaad speaker/comprehension
• Minimum of two years’ experience with a wide range of field methodologies, including archaeological survey, prehistoric and historic site identification, documentation and assessment, testing, and monitoring
• Knowledge of Traditional Cultural Properties and other terminology related to sensitive and/or traditional use areas
• Ability to comfortably conduct home visits and interview individuals about sensitive topics
• Excellent verbal and written communication skills, the ability to closely follow instructions, attention to detail, organizational skills, problem-solving and critical thinking skills
• Complete all related paperwork in a legible manner
• Demonstrated ability to work independently, and to work well with others as part of a team.
• Excellent communication skills.
• Ability to take direction, willingness to learn and work effectively within a highly diverse team


Physical Requirements:  

* Must have a valid driver’s license and own transportation to the project area(s)
* Drive and walk in remote locations


Education Requirements: Bachelor’s degree in Archaeology, Anthropology, or closely related discipline

Certifications Preferred: Listing on NNHHPD CR permit



Please let me know if I can provide you with any more information or if you have any additional questions.




Sharon Stitely | Recruiter

Diné Development Corporation

Phone: 717-251-2044

Email: Sharon.Stitely@...
Connect with me on LinkedIn!


Diné Development Corporation



BRIC Job Posting - BLM Dinetah Region Permitted Archaeologist

Sharon Stitely



                My name is Sharon Stitely and I work as a recruiter with BRIC. BRIC is an SBA 8(a) certified professional science and technical services firm with an exceptional team of seasoned scientists, engineers and technicians. (Our full website can be found at this link: ) I am looking to post a BLM Dinetah Region Permitted Archaeologist position. (Full Job description is attached for reference):


BLM Dinetah Region Permitted Archaeologist: Job ID # 2019-2508

Email resumes directly to: Recruiting@...

BRIC is seeking to fill an Archaeologist position out of the Albuquerque, New Mexico office. This is a full time, project specific position intended for a qualified individual with experience in Southwestern archaeology and permitted in the Dinetah region


Position Overview: The Project Archaeologist works closely with the PI and Cultural Resource Program Director and is responsible for the oversight and direction of archaeological field investigations, implementing established field procedures, and ensuring all findings are documented in accordance with the applicable Federal and State standards and guidelines. The candidate for this position must be permitted by the NM BLM in the Dinetah Region. The individual must be capable of directing all levels of fieldwork, must work well with others, and must be able to write technical reports and prepare appropriate maps. Project assignments will involve directing field projects, coordinating artifact analyses, and preparing project reports. The selected individual should be able to work on assignments at various locations in the Southwest and Northern Plains. Successful candidates should be motivated, resourceful, dedicated, and organized, able to take direction, give instructions, work with diverse personalities, and contribute to a team. Frequent travel and remote locations are expectation for this position. The first project is located in the Farmington NM area.

Responsibilities include, but are not limited to:
* Perform and oversee all technical aspects of field research, data collection, inventory, analysis, and final report production consistent with BLM and SHPO standards
*Documentation of all sites within the APE including revisiting and updating any previously recorded sites, and provide eligibility recommendations for all recorded resources
*Work closely with all staff regarding project work, scheduling, and data exchange
*Work closely with the client and the BLM to adjust proposed project impacts as needed
* Report production, and report review
* Performs data entry related to archeological artifact and project data (e.g., artifact information, catalog records, field notes, site records, etc.) into automated systems, appropriate forms, and archival records


Skills Required: 

BLM Dinetah Permit required

• Ten years of demonstrated professional experience in archaeological fieldwork supervision and the ability to observe and instruct others in good and efficient field methodology
• Experience with collection of field data, site recording, digital photography, artifact identification, GPS data collection, and mapping
• Knowledgeable of federal, state, and local historic preservation and cultural resources regulations, and demonstrate an established area of analytical expertise and/or archaeological research interest in the region
• Ability to work independently as well as supervise small or large field crews
• Detail oriented, organized, and able to meet deadlines on fast-paced projects
• Ability to take initiative, resolve problems, and ensure that tasks are completed in the most effective manner
• Valid driver’s license with a clean driving record
• Excellent communication and organizational skills
• Experience preparing technical reports and site forms


Technical Skills Required:

• Maintain clear and detailed field notes and field form
• Ability to use a GPS unit. Experience with GIS is a plus
• Proficiency with Microsoft Office Word and Excel, and ability to use related computer systems and software
• Experience using Terra Sync and GIS experience using ArcMap and other ESRI software in creating project and site maps as needed


Physical Requirement: 

• Ability to walk and conduct fieldwork for long hours, sometimes in inclement weather, rugged terrain
• Ability to carry equipment and supplies weighing up to 20 pounds

Education Requirements: Master’s Degree


Please let me know if I can provide any more information or if you have any additional questions.



Sharon Stitely | Recruiter

Diné Development Corporation

Phone: 717-251-2044

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Field Archeologists Needed - DC Metro Area - Per Diem and Lodging Provided (Thunderbird Archeology)

B Sipe

Thunderbird Archeology, a division of Wetlands Studies and Solutions, Inc., a Davey Company, is accepting applications for Archeological Field Technicians and Crew Chiefs for immediate temporary, project-based, full-time employment. The position will be based in our Gainesville, Virginia office. Per diem and lodging will be provided to non-local hires. Fieldwork will involve Phase I-II investigations in Loudoun County, Virginia and other potential Phase I-III investigations in the DC metro area. Project duration is anticipated to be four (4) to six (6) weeks.

Responsibilities will include:

•    Participating in archeological survey, excavations and laboratory work under the direction of staff archeologists;

•    Artifact identification and processing;

•    Preparing accurate field notes and documentation;

•    Interpretation of soil strata, preparation of field maps depicting the locations of excavations, site/feature boundaries, historic standing structures, and other notable features within the project area.

Minimum qualifications include:

•    A Bachelor's degree in Archeology or a closely related field and successful completion of an archeological field school or at least three months of field experience;

•    Willingness to travel (per diem and lodging will be provided on projects more than approximately 90 miles from the office);

•    Physical ability to conduct archeological surveys in a variety of settings including urban and rural areas; 

•    Physical ability to safely lift 50 pounds;

•    Physical ability to walk to and within project sites over a variety of different terrains in all kinds of weather and standing or walking for long periods of time;

•    Possession of a valid driver’s license.

Please submit a cover letter with availability, curriculum vitae/resume, salary requirements, and a minimum of three professional and academic references to Boyd Sipe, M.A., RPA, Manager - Archeology by email;  bsipe@... 


Pre-employment drug screening is required. We ensure nondiscrimination in all programs and activities in accordance with Title VI of the Civil Rights Act of 1964.  If you need additional information or special assistance for persons with disabilities or limited English proficiency, please contact our Human Resources Department at 703.679.5600 (TTY/TDD users, call 711).  We are an Equal Opportunity Employer.

Project Archaeologist - Pasadena, California, SWCA


  • Job Title:                              Project Archaeologist
  • Company Name:              SWCA Environmental Consultants
  • Location:                              Pasadena, California, United States, 91105


SWCA has an opportunity for an Archaeological Monitor for a field assignment located in Alpine, California which is expected to last from January through March or April 2019.

In this position, you would carry out construction monitoring and daily reporting, ensuring the proper implementation of project mitigation measures related to cultural resources. You will assist with GPS data collection using Trimble units or tablets, coordinate with construction workers in the field, and communicate with the SWCA Project Team through daily reporting of field activities. You should be available to work full-time for this project assignment, which is expected to include up to 10-hour days as many as six (6) days a week for 10 to 12 weeks. Opportunities for additional work on other projects is likely based on need and availability.

This position will report to our Pasadena office, which will manage this San Diego-based project. SWCA offers a unique work environment and specializes in Cultural Resources Management and Environmental Compliance.


  • Conduct archaeological fieldwork including monitoring, survey, testing, and data recovery.
  • Assist with mapping responsibilities in the field, including collection of GPS data using Trimble units or tablets.


  • A Bachelor's Degree in anthropology, archaeology, or a closely related field with at least six (6) months field experience in California using a range of field methodologies, including survey, testing, excavation, and monitoring required.
  • An accredited Field School Certification is required.
  • Experience conducting construction monitoring is required.
  • Knowledge of ArcPad is a plus.
  • Current valid driver's license and a clean driving record.
  • Ability to travel to a location, walk and conduct fieldwork for long hours, sometimes in inclement weather, rugged terrain, and ability to carry equipment and supplies weighing up to 40 pounds is required.

SWCA Environmental Consultants is a growing employee-owned firm, providing a full spectrum of environmental services. With offices across the United States, SWCA is one of the largest environmental compliance firms and ranks among Engineering News-Record's Top 200 Environmental Firms.

If you would like to contact SWCA regarding the accessibility of our website or need assistance completing the online application process due to a disability, please emailaccommodations@...or call 800-828-8517. This contact information is for disability accommodation requests only. All other inquiries will not receive a response.

EOE - women, minorities, individuals with disabilities and veterans are encouraged to apply.

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POWER Engineers - Archaeological Principal Investigator NEEDED! - Texas (Austin, Houston, San Antonio, Fort Worth)

Janet Littley

Archaeological Principal Investigator


POWER Engineers, Inc. is seeking a full time Archaeological Principal Investigator to join its rapidly growing Cultural Resources Group. Ideally, this position will be based out of our Austin South office but for the right candidate, we would be happy to have this Investigator based in our other Austin office, Houston or Houston W office, San Antonio or San Antonio West office, or Fort Worth offices. The successful candidate must be able to meet the minimum requirements to be a Secretary of the Interior-qualified professional Archaeologist and demonstrated ability to obtain and execute permits under the Texas Antiquities Code (TAC).

Roles and Responsibilities

·       Manage the technical aspects of research, fieldwork, synthesis, and product production within project-specific research designs and frameworks

·       Execute field operations to State and Federal standards

·       Prepare sound and well written technical reports that meet the Secretary of the Interior's Standards and Guidelines for Historic Preservation and other federal and state review agency standards and guidelines

·       Perform regular QA/QC oversight of junior staff deliverables and fieldwork

·       Direct and oversee junior staff during archaeological field and laboratory operations, and report preparation on a Project specific basis

·       Successfully manage and complete projects on time and within budget, and when necessary coordinate with senior staff to adjust budgets and schedules

·       Work with a multidisciplinary team of archaeologists, architectural historians, historians, biologists, and ecologists on a variety of project scales and types 

·       Assist in developing and supporting internal and external client relations

·       Assist in proposal writing

·       Ability to perform duties on multiple simultaneous projects, sometimes with conflicting deadlines

·       Responsible for performing all project tasks within scope, budgetary, and schedule constraints and according to professional and POWER standards

·       Travel as needed to perform project and/or company-related tasks as deemed necessary

Required Education/Experience

·       Master’s Degree in archaeology or closely related field

·       Four (4) years' full-time demonstrated experience in research and writing concentrating in the field of Cultural Resource Management (CRM)

·       At least two (2) years' experience at the Principal Investigator level

·       Demonstrate a thorough knowledge of the National Register of Historic Places criteria and Secretary of the Interior’s Standards and working knowledge of Section 106 of the National Historic Preservation Act

·       Ability to effectively utilize research facilities and internet-based research databases and collections, conduct research activities, and conduct fieldwork using appropriate field techniques

·       Ability to document findings in a professional manner and format

·       Creative problem-solving abilities

·       Interpersonal skills needed to function within a project team and to work closely with a team supervisor and/or a project manager

·       Ability to lead projects and supervise staff as well as contribute effectively as team member on large project teams 

Preferred Education/Experience

·       Exhibit permit experience for successfully supervising Phase I survey field investigations, data analysis, technical report production and curation, especially for proposed pipelines

·       FERC experience

·       Experience supervising testing and data recovery projects

·       Permitting experience in Texas and states surrounding Texas


At POWER Engineers, Inc. you can have a rewarding career on every level. In addition to challenging and meaningful work, you’ll have the chance to make a positive impact on the environment, participate in a range of diverse and unique initiatives, and find the support, coaching, and training it takes to advance your career. We encourage new ideas and fresh approaches and most importantly, we strive to be our clients’ first choice. These traits – and deep technical skill – account for our success.


Have fun, do good work, make money. As an employee-owned company, we strive to make POWER Engineers an appealing place to work, where we perform projects that we find challenging and in which we excel. We provide competitive compensation, a full benefit package, professional development, and an appealing work environment. POWER Engineers is a unique and fun engineering firm, which may be contradictory to some, but it works well for us.




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ShovelBums 1st Katun Anniversary

R. Joe Brandon

ShovelBums is 1 Katun today. 

I am not sure what the next Katun will bring, but thank you all for having made ShovelBums possible for 1 Katun! Without you the Katuns would continue to roll, but ShovelBums never would have existed.

I do hope ShovelBums has been, and continues to be, a useful tool to you.


R. Joe 

Archaeologist I, California

Miranda Woods

Position Summary

EBI is seeking a full-time Archaeologist I responsible for completing file reviews/background research, conducting field surveys and fieldwork, authoring reports, and completing Federal Communications Commission Forms 620 and 621, as needed. The successful candidate will have demonstrated capability to write technical reports under the direct supervision of the Principal Investigator. The Archaeologist will work remotely from a home-office; however, routine short-term travel will be required for fieldwork. 

Job Requirements

  • Completing Class I Surveys—background research for proposed projects including: map, aerial, and literature reviews
  • and reviewing SHPO databases for known archaeological sites and surveys
  • Candidate must reside in California, preferably Northern California
  • Conducting Class III Surveys/Phase 1A &
  • Phase 1B surveys—visiting the proposed Project Site and conducting a pedestrian survey and/or systematic subsurface testing
  • Recording archaeological sites, and completing relevant site forms and determinations of eligibility
  • Archaeological Monitoring of construction
  • Authoring technical reports, including Class III reports and desk based analyses.

Education and Experience

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Anthropology or Archaeology required
  • Less than two years’ full-time experience in research, writing, teaching, interpretation, or other demonstrable professional activity with an academic institution, historic organization or agency, museum, or other professional institution.


Miranda Woods

Talent Acquisition Specialist

P: 781.425.5129 

21 B Street | Burlington, MA 01803


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GIS Technician (Cultural Resources) (*Confers Non-Competitive Hiring Authority*)



The Great Basin Institute, in cooperation with the BLM (NV) Elko District Office (EKDO) is recruiting A GIS Technician to support to support the District’s cultural resource program. The Technician will use analog records and GIS to insure that cultural resource data from approximately 4,000 records have the correct geospatial data to be stored in the SHPO database. This archaeological archiving and records management project will provide the successful applicant with exposure to federal data, records and database systems, provide insight about how a federal land management agency operates under a multiple use mission, and will offer the opportunity to develop, hone and sharpen skills related to GIS and data management.



  • Rate of Pay: $15.00/hour
  • Benefits: Paid personal leave (sick and vacation) and holidays; no-cost Affordable Car Act-compliant health care


Contract & Timeline: 

o        six month appointment

o        Full-time, up to 40 hours per week



The BLM Elko District Office encompasses 12.3 million acres in northeastern Nevada within the Basin and Range Province. Recreation opportunities, including hiking, camping, visiting cultural resource sites, and wildlife viewing, abound in this region. The town of Elko (pop. 18,000) is located along the I-80 corridor and is approximately 230 miles west of Salt Lake City, UT and 290 miles east of Reno, NV. Elko proudly honors its history and culture with events through the year, including the annual National Cowboy Poetry Gathering and National Basque Festival.



  • Bachelor’s degree in GIS or Computer Science with coursework in anthropology, history or archaeology; OR Bachelor’s degree in Anthropology, History, or allied discipline;
  • Educational and field experiences related to archaeology (e.g., mapping, data recording, site photography, routing access to survey sites, and drawing artifacts, structures, and sketch maps as needed); familiarity with historic and prehistoric Great Basin archaeology preferred;
  • Proficiency using ArcGIS 10.x and operating hand-held GPS units for navigation and electronic field data collection (previous experience operating Trimble units a plus); 
  • Experience reviewing and interpreting cultural resource data in reports, maps, photographs, etc.; 
  • Ability to develop, edit, organize, and manage digital files using databases;
  • Strong written and oral communication skills, with the ability to effectively communicate BLM land management (multiple-use) principles and cultural resource management concepts;
  • Experience conducting research and literature reviews, reviewing and drafting technical reports, and document editing; and
  • Previous experience working with the BLM and/or working in the Central Great Basin region highly desirable.


  • Additional requirements:
  • Ability to work independently and in a team setting to accomplish project goals;
  • Possess strong organizational skills with ability to meet deadlines and produce professional deliverables including draft documents for team review;
  • Flexibility and capability to meet the demands of rapidly changing plans and schedules;
  • Possess a valid, state-issued driver’s license and clean driving record with experience safely operating 4WD trucks on and off paved roads, including narrow and steep forest roads, and conducting routine vehicle maintenance;
  • Ability to work in harsh and rapidly changing environments, work in all types of weather conditions, traverse uneven terrain, carry upwards of 40 pounds in a backpack, and otherwise maintain good physical condition; and
  • Complete a Department of Interior (DOI) Background Investigation (BI). Applicants who already possess a fully adjudicated BI will be strongly considered


How to Apply:

Qualified and interested applicants should forward a cover letter, résumé, and list of three professional references to


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Full-time Archaeologist in Hollywood, Florida - SEARCH



SEARCH, the largest archaeology and cultural resources management company in the world, has an open position for a full-time Archaeologist in Hollywood, Florida.

SEARCH specializes in mega infrastructure projects and emergency response on land and water for Energy & Power, Defense, Federal, Transportation, and Development clients. Since 1993, SEARCH has completed more than 3,500 projects across 40 US States and 36 countries spanning five continents and three oceans. SEARCH focuses on the full spectrum of cultural services related to Archaeology, Maritime Archaeology, Architectural History, History, Archives, Collections Management, Museum Services, Geographic Information System (GIS), Documentary Media, and Public Affairs. Our staff of 200 employees work from 15 US and Guam offices to conduct 250 projects per year and deploy 20 or more field teams per week.


As an Archaeologist, you will have the opportunity to work on multiple archaeological monitoring, survey, and excavation projects in support of transportation infrastructure improvement projects throughout South Florida.




  *   Master’s degree in Archaeology, Anthropology, or a related field

  *   Minimum three (3) years combined archaeological field experience at an accredited archaeological field school and/or professional cultural resources firm

  *   Proficiency in verbal and written communication in Spanish

  *   Must demonstrate experience in performing archaeological monitoring, survey, and excavation in South Florida

  *   Ability to perform physically demanding tasks in variable terrain and environments


Preferred Qualifications:


  *   Current standing member of the Register of Professional Archaeologists (RPA) or qualified archaeologist under the Secretary of the Interior guidelines

  *   Familiarity with transportation projects, particularly for the Florida Department of Transportation (FDOT)


To Apply:

In Word or PDF format, please submit a cover letter highlighting any South Florida fieldwork experience, your resume/CV, a minimum of two professional references, and dates of availability. SEARCH may contact references and will treat all employment inquiries with discretion.

This position is located in SEARCH’s Hollywood, Florida office.

Apply here:

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Architectural Historian to Support FEMA Public Assistance Program


Position: Architectural Historian to Support FEMA Public Assistance Program.

Location: Nationwide

Details: Most assignments will require travel and may require temporary deployments for 30 or more days. Applicants must be U.S. citizens, pass a security clearance and undergo a background check. Pay rate is commensurate with experience. Most expenses, i.e., travel, per diem (food and lodging), are covered by the project and reimbursed directly to deployed staff.


·         Must meet the Secretary of the Interior’s Standards and Guidelines for Architectural History

·         Must have a minimum of 5 years of professional experience

·         Can conduct cultural resources investigations and prepare associated documents and technical reports as necessary for cultural resources management

·         Excellent communications skills

·         Must be able to work in rough conditions and challenging weather

Ideal candidate will possess the following skills and experience:

·         A Master’s degree in history, art history, historic preservation or related field

·         Can disseminate technical information and maintain knowledge of government-wide programs and initiatives associated with implementation of historic preservation laws

·         Ability to manage multiple tasks and oversee field personnel

·         Experience with Microsoft office products

·         OSHA 10hr Construction Safety Training, OSHA 24 or 40 hr HazWoper Training

·         Knowledge of Section 106 of the National Historic Preservation Act

·         Experience completing environmental compliance reviews for state and federal agencies

·         Can make recommendations regarding historic preservation and compliance issues

How to Apply:

Submit your CV to work@... with the subject line FEMA Architectural Historian Application. Review of resumes will be on-going. Applicants will be contacted if selected for an interview.

 Only applicants who meet the qualifications will be considered.

PaleoWest is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability, or other characteristics protected by law.