Field Technician - Cultural Resources - West Texas

Percheron Professional Services

Percheron is looking for experienced Field Technicians to perform a Phase I survey in West Texas area beginning in early to mid-April 2019. Continuing employment opportunities will be presented throughout the season. Percheron executes oil and gas, electrical transmission, highway, utility, wind, solar and rail projects by bonding title research, acquisitions, land surveying and environmental services into one cohesive solutionPercheron environmental focuses on conducting resource surveys to support obtaining permits and clearances from environmental resource and government agencies. Percheron environmental specializes in natural and cultural resource compliance.

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Josh Gaddis

Recruiting Manager | Percheron



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New England Fieldwork - PAL

callahan donna

PAL, a leading cultural resource management consulting firm in New England, seeks experienced archaeologists located in the Northeast for 2019 project work. Projects include survey and testing (both prehistoric and historic sites) for a variety of clients.  Undergraduate degree and previous CRM experience in the Eastern United States is required.  Field archaeologists will work in New England; some projects are local and do not include housing and per diem; some projects involve overnight travel with housing and per diem provided. 
Your employment experience must include:
Performing archaeological survey and/or excavation at job sites using hand excavation equipment
Conducting fieldwork in a wide range of physically demanding conditions
Identifying pre- and post-contact cultural materials and completing standardized field forms and drawings
Recognizing a range of soil and ground conditions and recording soil color, texture, and composition
Using maps, compass, and/or GPS 
Additional requirements:
Ability to travel without restriction Monday through Friday (occasional weekend time may be required)
Work is outdoors, involving hiking over uneven terrain, in variable outdoor conditions including heat, cold, moisture, and  dryness
Must be capable of meeting the physical demands of the position, with or without a reasonable accommodation including:
-frequent repetitive bending and stooping, standing/walking/hiking
-lifting of less than 25 pounds
-gripping/squeezing hand tools and performing repetitive fine hand movements
-occasionally working with arms above shoulder level
Position requires wearing personal protective equipment (supplied by PAL), which includes safety glasses/goggles, hard hats, and gloves
Staff provide their own field boots which must meet nationally recognized safety standards.
Ability to safely operate a company vehicle
Ability to pass a background check if required by clients
Pay rate is commensurate with experience. Qualified applicants should send a resume and cover letter to: oadmin@... and include the word Fieldwork in the email’s subject line.
This job posting is also available on PAL’s website:
PAL is an Equal Employment Opportunity Employer

Macrofloral Analyst Position at PaleoResearch Institute


Macrofloral Analyst
PaleoResearch Institute in Golden, Colorado, seeks a part- or full-time macrofloral analyst to work on archaeological samples and identify charcoal.  If that’s your passion, then we offer the opportunity to work in a diverse, small business setting on material from the entire US and other parts of the world.  Take the initiative to make this your ideal workplace – be your personal best and elevate the room and your work!
A little about us: PaleoResearch Institute is a small, woman-owned business located in Golden, Colorado, at the western edge of metro Denver.  We have been on the cutting edge of archaeometry and archaeobotany since 1972, and have always looked to expand our services in this ever-growing field.  Our offices and labs house an extensive amount of archaeometric equipment and reference collections, allowing us to perform a wide range of analyses.
Education: Master's Degree preferred (if you are skilled, call for a discussion even if you do not have a Master's Degree).
The nitty gritty:
Paleo Research Institute provides a variety of archaeobotanic services for archaeologists across the United States and internationally. 
The successful candidate will already have an excellent ability to recognize and identify seeds, charcoal, and other plant remains using a light microscope, and will be able to use our reference collection to identify “unknowns”.  We can teach you to use our small SEM for imaging seeds and charcoal.
The successful candidate will have strong interpretation and writing skills,
You must be fluent in English and able to work in the United States (US citizen or already hold a work visa).
To apply, please send your CV and a cover letter to info@....  For more information, feel free to reach us on (303) 277-9848.

job posting

Lucy Wayne

Field Technicians Needed Now—SouthArc, Inc., Gainesville, Florida

Needed 2 field techs for North Florida survey as soon as possible.  Florida or southeastern US experience requested.  4-6 weeks work, 5 day week.  Small crew works in 2-person teams.  $14/hour with overtime pay, $35/day per diem, lodging provided (single person per room), transportation from SouthArc office provided or will pay standard mileage rates to and from SouthArc and project tract.

Contact Lucy or John at sastaff@... sastaff - at-  or (352)372-2633 or 1-888-707-2721.

Lucy B. Wayne, Ph.D., RPA





3700 NW 91st Street, Suite D300

Gainesville, FL 32606

(352)372-2633, fax (352)378-3931, toll free 1-888-707-2721


Montana-Dakotas Field Director/PI in Bismarck, ND


Beaver Creek Archaeology is looking to fill an immediate position for a Field Director/PI in the Montana/Dakotas region for our upcoming 2019 field season. We are seeking self-motivated, qualified, and highly driven professionals for an ever-growing team. The position would be Seasonal with the potential to become a full-time with benefits positions based out of Bismarck, ND. All submissions should include a cover letter demonstrating how the candidate is qualified and would be an added value team member as well as a resume and/or CV. The resume and CV should exemplify how the candidate is qualified through schooling, work experience, and if applicable previous permits held.


Minimum qualifications include a Master’s Degree in Anthropology, Archaeology, or a closely related field and a minimum of one-year work experience within in Montana/Dakotas region. Applicant should be able to be permitted with the NDSHPO, Montana/Dakotas BLM, and the USFS-DPG.


Applications can be submitted through the job ad on our website at or via e-mail to hr@.... All questions should be directed to and submitted via email to hr@....




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TRC NC Office Field Director Position

Heather Millis

TRC NC Office Field Director Position

TRC Companies, Inc. is a global consulting, engineering, and construction management firm that provides integrated services to the energy, environmental, and infrastructure markets. TRC serves a broad range of clients in government and industry, implementing complex projects from initial concept to delivery and operation. TRC has an IMMEDIATE opening for a full-time, permanent Archaeological Field Director in our Chapel Hill, North Carolina office. This person will work on large-scale and small-scale projects throughout the Southeast, Mid-Atlantic, and Midwestern regions. We are looking for an individual enthusiastic about his/her work with a strong commitment to client service and technical excellence. The successful candidate will enjoy the challenges of working alongside others in a fast-paced environment and of helping to develop effective solutions to both expected and unexpected project challenges. This position will require frequent travel away from the home office. TRC offers advancement potential and a competitive compensation and benefits package including health (including dental and vision) benefits and a 401k plan with a company match.

Job Responsibilities:

  • Direct all types of archaeological projects, ranging from small local surveys through large, multi-year and multi-state energy projects.
  • Handle planning, logistics, and supervision of fieldwork for projects as assigned and author reports, under the direction of the Project Manager/Principal Investigator.
  • Promote TRC safety and quality standards, policies and procedures and ensure field employees comply.
  • Ensure that all work and data collected are accurate, organized, and of high quality.

Job Requirements:

·         Experience in all aspects of archaeological fieldwork including survey, shovel testing, monitoring, and data recovery, and at least some supervisory experience.

  • Willing to travel, often with little advance notice.
  • Selfmotivated, organized, and with a strong commitment to client service and technical excellence.
  • An MA in anthropology or archaeology and some supervisory experience preferred, but a candidate with a BA or BS in archaeology and several years of supervisory experience will be considered.
  • Familiarity with digital field technology (GPS units, tablets, cameras).
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills.
  • A commitment to safety.
  • Ability to accomplish tasks in a timely manner, with a track record of meeting deadlines.
  • Excellent interpersonal and management skills.
  • The ability to work well on a team and individually.
  • Basic knowledge of Section 106 and state and federal regulations and environmental review processes and requirements.
  • A valid driver’s license with a clean driving record.
  • Successful completion of a background check and drug screen.

TRC is an equal opportunity employer.

Please apply directly by following this link:



Archaeological Field Technician Openings (Southern Wyoming/Northern Colorado)

Knapp, Ashleigh

Archaeological Field Technician Openings (Southern Wyoming/Northern Colorado)


TRC Environmental Corporation in Laramie, Wyoming, has immediate openings for experienced Archaeological Field Technicians for on-call fieldwork in Wyoming and the surrounding region during the 2019 Field Season.  We are looking for technicians living in the southern Wyoming/northern Colorado area for on-call, part-time survey and limited testing fieldwork primarily on small short-term projects (1 to 5 field days).  Some 8- to 10-day sessions may be possible depending on the project-specific workload.  Pay rate is $14.00 to $16.00 per hour based on experience, with a $41.00 per diem rate and individual hotel rooms.  Travel to the project areas would be provided from the Laramie office.  Candidates will be required to take a drug test.


Qualified applicants must have a B.A. degree in anthropology, archaeology, or a related discipline; have experience in survey and testing; have a minimum of 3 months of full-time or equivalent employment as an archaeologist; conduct high-quality fieldwork including hiking 6-10 miles per day in varying terrain; produce accurate and legible paperwork in a timely fashion; and take direction from project managers/crew chiefs regarding project requirements and expectations.  Applicants must be willing to travel and work on a team.  Experience in Wyoming and the Rocky Mountain and Northern Great Plains regions preferred.


Interested candidates should submit a cover letter, curriculum vitae/resume, and at least three references to Ashleigh Knapp.  Please email applications to aknapp@....


TRC is an equal opportunity employer.




Ashleigh Knapp



131 East Lincoln Avenue, Suite 200, Fort Collins, CO  80524

T: 970.484.3263 x 19027 | F: 970.484.3250

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Full-time staff archaeologist - Jacobs Engineering

Toni Watkins

Jacobs is looking for a full-time staff archaeologist to work on a variety of projects throughout the midwestern United States. This position involves providing cultural resources support for planning, engineering, and construction services to government, military, and commercial clients. The archaeologist career path provides the opportunity to work on projects that require compliance with the National Historic Preservation Act (NHPA), Archaeological Resources Protection Act (ARPA), National Environmental Policy Act (NEPA), Native American Graves Repatriation and Protection Act (NAGPRA), and state regulations. All work will be conducted under the guidance of senior cultural resources staff. 
For this position, the candidate will serve as a key team member working with scientists, engineers, project managers, and other project staff across business sectors and practices in the company. The candidate will be responsible for working on all aspects of cultural resources projects, including background research; fieldwork (Phase I survey, Phase II testing, and Phase III mitigation); preparing NEPA, and NHPA technical reports; coordinating consultation with State Historic Preservation Officers (SHPO), Tribal Historic Preservation Officers (THPO), Native American Tribes, Advisory Council on Historic Preservation, and multiple state, federal, and local agencies; evaluating properties for eligibility for listing in the National Register of Historic Places (NRHP), preparing determinations of NRHP eligibility, and completing state survey forms. The successful candidate should have a 2-4 year track record as a staff archaeologist, and a desire to grow personally as well as professionally with each project. 
Our Archaeologists: 
• Coordinate compliance with NHPA, ARPA, NAGPRA, NEPA, state environmental regulations and other laws relating to cultural resources.  
• Conduct archival research and background records reviews. 
• Coordinate and conduct all aspects of archaeological fieldwork (Phase I-III) and monitoring. 
• Conduct analyses and prepare technical reports for cultural resources management projects. 
• Evaluate eligibility of resources for listing in the NRHP and state registers of historic properties. 
• Support clients during agency and tribal consultation. 
• Provide support and work with senior-level cultural resources staff.
Position located out our of Cincinnati office, other office locations in Midwest could be considered.
• Meets Secretary of the Interior’s Professional Standards and Guidelines for Archaeology 
• Minimum of two years of professional archaeological field work experience • Knowledge of historic preservation laws and policies, including NEPA, NHPA, ARPA, and NAGPRA.  
• Demonstrated experience in the archaeology of the midwestern United States. • Experience using GPS technology. 
 • Proficiency with Microsoft Office Suite. 
• Excellent oral and written communication skills. 
• Must be capable of walking for long periods of time over unfamiliar terrain, excavating shovel tests and test units, screening soil, and carrying field equipment.  
• Must be willing and able to travel frequently and for long periods of time, as needed.  
• Must be motivated and able to work safely with minimum supervision. 
Preferred Qualifications: 
• Master’s Degree in Anthropology or Archaeology. 
 Experience working in the consulting environment and ability to handle multiple projects simultaneously and be responsive to both internal and external clients. 
• Preferred years of experience: 2-4
If interested please apply to:  

Cultural Resources Technicians needed across the Mid-Atlantic region


GAI has immediate openings for temporary Cultural Resources Technicians to support various projects across the Mid-Atlantic region. These technicians will be responsible for identifying, excavating and recording potential sites in accordance with state and federal archaeological standards. Projects may include Phase I through Phase III, historic and/or prehistoric investigations. Pre-employment drug testing is required for all of the above opportunities. Candidates with B.A. or B.S. in Archaeology/Anthropology and satisfactory completion of a field school are preferred.

·         Pay rates vary between $14.00 and $16.00 per hour, based on qualifications/experience and individual project requirements.

·         Per Diem is $50.00 per workday, reimbursed on a weekly schedule.

·         Individual, single occupancy hotel rooms will be provided when practical.

·         Transportation is provided for daily travel between hotel and site.


Essential Duties and Responsibilities

·         Follow required health and safety policies as specified by GAI, client, and OSHA

·         Maintain appropriate level of client confidentiality

·         Excavate, screen, and collect archaeological materials in accordance with state and/or federal archaeological standards

·         Identify and record any archaeological features and structures within project study areas

·         Accurately document and map survey areas, testing locations, excavations, and any observable cultural resources

·         Accurately complete paper and/or electronic field forms

·         Record soil color and type using a Munsell soil chart

·         Use a compass for basic orienteering within the project vicinity

·         Manually remove brush/vegetation when necessary

·         Work outdoors in varying weather conditions

·         Hike, off-trail and over occasionally rugged terrain, while carrying tools and equipment

·         Perform any and all other duties assigned by supervisor



·         BA degree in Anthropology or a related field plus field school required 

·         Minimum one year CRM experience in North America preferred

·         Excellent communication skills

·         Willingness to travel and with independent means of transportation

·         Experience in archaeological field excavation techniques, artifact identification, data recording, mapping, and surveying


Physical Requirements

·         Use fine motor skills to handle delicate objects, write by hand, feel sharp objects, and reach with hands/arms

·         Possess satisfactory close range vision, distance vision, peripheral vision, depth perception and ability to adjust focus

·         Talk, hear, taste or smell

·         Stand, walk, climb, balance, stoop, kneel, crouch, or crawl

·         Lift and/or move objects weighing up to 40lbs

·         Hike over various types of terrain while carrying up to 25lbs of gear

·         Extensively dig/shovel and screen soils for artifact recovery

·         Manually clear brush/vegetation from testing locations

·         Work outdoors in extreme temperatures and weather conditions


Interested parties should apply online through the GAI Career link below.  

Thank you for your interest.


SE New Mexico fieldwork

Tom Barrett

Benchmark Ecological Services, Inc. (BESI) is a small environmental firm with a new cultural resource business line, and we are currently preparing for fieldwork in New Mexico.  We are specifically seeking someone with experience in SE New Mexico, and who is BLM/HPD-permitted, to responsibly lead archaeological field survey.  Qualifications to successfully lead a field crew and professionally record cultural resources is a priority, but we are also accepting resumes from field technicians and graduate students seeking to gain field experience.  The selected candidate must be able to complete jobs during the work week as well as over one weekend (e.g., Tues. thru following Thus.).  Generous wages are available for well-qualified candidates, lodging is provided, and per diem/mileage are reimbursed.  


Please send resumes to Dr. Thomas Barrett, tbarrett@..., along with a statement of interest.




One Local On-Call Field Director - GRAVitate LLC, North Texas - $22-$25 hr.


GRAVitate LLC is a small, family-owned cultural resource firm conducting work in Texas, Oklahoma, Kansas, Louisiana, Arkansas, Colorado, and Missouri. We routinely complete pedestrian archaeological and architectural surveys for communication tower, transmission, and pipeline projects. We are also the preferred historic preservation firm for NASA’s Johnson Space Center, Houston leading the Apollo Mission Control Restoration and completing mitigation on numerous other facilities there.

We are specifically looking for someone in the North Texas area with a graduate degree in Anthropology and experience leading archaeological field work. Having the ability to dutifully and successfully complete work on your own on occasion is preferred. We are looking to heavily rely on the selected candidate who must be able to complete jobs during the work week as well as weekends as client demands require. Projects typically involve out of town trips lasting 1-2 days and occasionally up to 5 days. Per diem, lodging, and mileage will be reimbursed. Please send resumes to Dr. Adam Graves, , along with a statement of interest.

Closing date extension for Job ID #19003 PICHTR CRM Program Manager

Tyler Lee



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 the USAG-HI Cultural Resources Manager, U.S. Army Garrison, Hawai’i (USAG-HI). Coordinates the RCUH/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 knowledge and 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 also have 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:  March 22, 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.


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Temporary Archaeological Field Technicians - Utah/Nevada

Jacey West

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Temporary Archaeological Field Technicians – Utah/Nevada


Logan Simpson seeks temporary Archaeological Field Technicians to conduct archaeological survey work in Utah and Nevada, reporting to our Salt Lake City, Utah office. This temporary field work is scheduled to begin in April 2019, and is estimated to last through November 2019.

The ideal candidate will have a B.A. or M.A. in Anthropology, completed archaeological field school, and possess experience conducting fieldwork in a cultural resource management setting.

Individuals must be capable of surveying over rough terrain, carrying a minimum of 25 pounds of field gear, properly documenting sites using field notes, IMACS and/or UASF site forms, and be able to work cooperatively with crew members and supervisors.

If interested, please apply at: and include a resume and cover letter, including salary requirements.

Logan Simpson is an EEO/Affirmative Action Employer


Jacey West

HR Coordinator


Logan Simpson

51 W. 3rd St., Ste. 450

Tempe, AZ 85281

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Staff Archaeologist - Knoxville, Tennessee

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. For more information about CRA please visit our website at CRA is an Equal Opportunity Employer.


CRA’s Knoxville, Tennessee office seeks a Staff Archaeologist with regional (i.e. Southeast) experience. Experience in Tennessee is desirable. The qualified candidate must have a graduate degree in Anthropology and a minimum of 3-5 years of experience conducting archaeological survey. 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.




Celebrating 35 Years in Business!



Archaeologist/Principal Investigator - Wapsi Valley Archaeology, Inc.

Nurit Finn

If you love Archaeology;

But you’re tired of working for a big corporation or just want a change;

If you want to do field archaeology finding, testing, and excavating sites, and you don’t mind digging a few holes along the way;

If you don’t mind the heat and the cold because it’s the Midwest, after all, and you’ve worked here before;

If you have a Master’s degree and meet Secretary of the Interior’s qualifications;

If you have solid experience running projects, and want to use it doing creative work;

If you have strong field judgment and also understand the nuances of Section 106;

If you write well;

And you’re proficient in ArcGIS;

Or have other specializations or skills you’d like to share with us;

And play well with others professionally;

And work well under deadlines;

And you’d like to learn new skills, accept new responsibilities, and be challenged with meaningful, interesting work;

Then we have an opportunity for you:

Wapsi Valley Archaeology, Inc. is Hiring! 

Position Opening: Archaeologist
Interesting Projects, Opportunities to Grow Professionally 

Who We Are

Wapsi Valley Archaeology, Inc. provides the full suite of archaeological and architectural history services.  We offer opportunities to delve into a range of interesting projects, from Phase I surveys, to Phase II evaluation projects, to Phase III data recovery projects.  We also provide public outreach and educational services including book creation, GIS products, exhibit design, educational signage and kiosk design, and National Register nominations.  

Our office is located in historic Anamosa, Iowa, a community near Cedar Rapids and Iowa City.

Position Responsibilities:
  • Direct or supervise Phase I, Phase II, and Phase III archaeological projects in Iowa, Minnesota, Wisconsin, Illinois, Missouri, and other states.  This position will involve travel to exotic and mundane (but beloved) parts of the Midwest. 
  • Conduct analysis of both prehistoric and historic archaeological assemblages.
  • Author reports individually and with others as part of a research team.
  • Analyze spatial data with GIS and produce maps and other graphics.
  • Complete other tasks related to NHPA or historic preservation work, which may include creation of public interest booklets or videos, designing museum exhibits and outdoor signage/kiosks, National Register nominations, MOA/PA/HPMP development, and other exciting endeavors related to historic preservation and research.

 Position Requirements
  • Meets Secretary of the Interior’s Professional Standards in Archaeology (both Prehistoric and Historic preferred)
  • M.A. in Anthropology/Archaeology
  • Proven proficiency in GIS and map creation
  • Experience supervising field projects
  • Familiarity with Midwestern archaeology
  • Strong research skills
  • Strong writing skills


This is a full-time, professional salaried position.  Benefits include health insurance, dental insurance, paid vacation, sick leave, and holidays.


To apply, please send a cover letter, CV, and writing example to:

Nurit Finn, President
Email: ngfinn@...
Telephone (319) 462-4760

We’ll talk salary range up front so we know we’re on the same page.

Wapsi Valley Archaeology, Inc. does not discriminate on the grounds of race, religion, age, creed, physical or mental disability, color, sex, actual or perceived gender orientation/identity, ethnicity, national origin, familial status, or protected veteran status in its employment practices, in the selection and retention of subconsultants, and in its procurement of materials and leases.  All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, religion, age, creed, physical or mental disability, color, sex, actual or perceived gender orientation/identity, ethnicity, national origin, familial status, protected veteran status, or otherwise, as required by law.  Please tell us if you are a Section 3 Resident under the Housing and Urban Development Act of 1968.

Recruitment Opportunity: VPR-OSA Research Archaeologist (19001373)

Tillman, Sarah M

Office of the Vice President for Research

Office of the State Archaeologist

Research Archaeologist


Reporting to the OSA Research Director and exercises functional supervision of field and lab technicians as assigned to specific project teams. Perform field investigations, laboratory analyses, and prepare reports in accordance with project needs, established guidelines, and in coordination with the Research Director and project staff. Frequent in-state travel is required.


For more information, please see:


To apply:  See requisition 19001373 at Within Research / Scientific Category

Applicable background checks will be conducted


The University of Iowa is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer. All qualified applicants are encouraged to apply and will receive consideration for employment free from discrimination on the basis of race, creed, color, national origin, age, sex, pregnancy, sexual orientation, gender identity, genetic information, religion, associational preference, status as a qualified individual with a disability, or status as a protected veteran.


Advertising March 5, 2019 and will run through March 19, 2019.


Reminder: Once the advertising window has closed all opportunities to apply for the position end, and no additional applications can be considered.


Sarah Tillman, SHRM-CP, PRC, CDR
Organizational Strategic Recruiter
Office of the Vice President for Research, and State Hygienic Laboratory, University of Iowa
2660 University Capitol Centre, 200 South Capitol Street, Iowa City, Iowa 52240
319-467-0594 tel |

Cultural Resources Field Director/Assistant Project Manager - SWCA - Broomfield, CO


  • Job Title:                              Cultural Resources Field Director/Assistant Project Manager           
  • Company  Name:             SWCA Environmental Consultants                                                          
  • Location:                              Broomfield, CO, United States, 80021 


SWCA is expanding its team and looking for dynamic individuals who are following their passion in delivering the highest-quality project work. We have a career opportunity for a Cultural Resources Field Director to work from our Denver and Fort Collins, Colorado offices.

This is a full-time, hourly position. The candidate will typically work 40 hours per week, depending on workload. Overtime may be possible. Pay rate will be based on individual qualifications and experience.


• Directing Cultural Resource field crews composed of crew chiefs and field technicians.
• Performing fieldwork (Phase I, II and III survey, testing, archaeological monitoring, and data recovery) and assisting Project Managers and Principal Investigators with cultural resources tasks, including historic architecture survey and reporting.
• Complex coordination of client/consultant interaction, land access, field crew progress, and daily data transfer and management.
• Technical reporting, including Phase I, II and III Archaeological Reports and all associated documentation and data forms.
• Successful candidates will be able to thrive in our team-oriented approach to project completion.
• Responsible for site form preparation/review, research and literature review, and SHPO reviews.
• Effective communication and teamwork across multiple disciplines, both internally and externally.
• Data QA/QC, organization, and tracking of field data, and collecting GPS data using Trimble units (knowledge of TerrSync operating systems beneficial).
• Implementation, enforcement, and documentation of SWCA Safety standards for self and crews. Conduct morning tailgate meetings as applicable.
• Management and maintenance of field equipment.
• Ensuring that Crew Chiefs and field crews are prepared for field activities


• A Bachelor's degree in anthropology or a closely related field is required; Master's degree preferred.
• Current listing as a Registered Professional Archaeologist (or qualified for RPA status) preferred.
• Strong leadership and supervision abilities, including problem-solving, constructive conflict resolution, and decision making.
• Team player with strong ability take initiative and solve problems using sound judgment.
• The ability to travel and conduct fieldwork for long hours and extended periods, sometimes in inclement weather, rugged terrain, and at high altitudes, and ability to carry equipment and supplies weighing up to 40 pounds.

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 email accommodations@...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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Cultural Resources Field Technician - SWCA - Broomfield, Colorado, United States


  • Job Title:                            Cultural Resources Field Technician
  • Company  Name:             SWCA Environmental Consultants
  • Location:                            Broomfield, Colorado, United States


Do you thrive in providing excellent scientific expertise and consulting services to your clients? SWCA Environmental Consultants' Salt Lake City-based cultural resources program is expanding our team and looking for dynamic individuals who are following their passion in delivering the highest-quality project work.

Your role will be to lead the technical component of archaeological projects to ensure scientific rigor and regulatory sufficiency as part of a larger project management team, or in managing your own projects, as assigned. You will also be expected to play a leadership role in the program including mentoring junior staff, encouraging teamwork and cooperation, and driving overall scientific and business excellence.


Oversee all aspects of field research, data collection, inventory, analysis, and final report production to ensure compliance with SWCA's high quality standards for technical work, agency requirements and guidelines, and general standards of scientific quality. Additional project management duties as needed: manage budgets, prepare proposals, interact with clients, and manage staff. As needed, author large technical reports, research designs, treatment plans and other technical documents. Maintain good working relationships with state and federal agency contacts and clients following relevant work protocols.



• Minimum of a Master's degree in Archaeology or Anthropology required; PhD preferred
• Minimum of five (5) years of supervisory and fieldwork experience required
• Must demonstrate completion, at a PI level, of a minimum of three or more substantial projects involving primarily archaeological investigations and preparation of final reports consistent with the Secretary of the Interior's Standards and Guidelines for Archeology and Historic Preservation. Projects shall have been performed under the jurisdiction of the National Historic Preservation Act. Previous experience at the PI-level on at least one, substantial linear survey is preferred. "Substantial" projects include:
Intensive-level survey of at least 1,000 acres resulting in recording and eligibility and management recommendations for up to 10 sites, and/or;
Archaeological data recovery or other sufficiently complex field effort to minimize or mitigate adverse effects to archaeological resources
• Emphasis in Great Basin or Colorado Plateau archaeology required; a current technical specialization (i.e. lithic analysis, historical archaeology, GIS, architectural history, etc.) is preferred
• Experience with NEPA and NHPA Section 106 required; experience with Utah State Code 9-8-404 preferred
• Listing as a Registered Professional Archaeologist or ability ot be listed is required
• Past peer-reviewed publication record and conference presentation experience preferred
• Must be able to obtain or have already obtained a PI permit in Utah and be able to be listed on statewide agency (especially BLM) permits for Utah is required; ability to be listed on various federal and state cultural resource permits in other states, especially Nevada, is preferred

Please submit a letter of introduction with your resume or CV explaining if and to what extent you meet the experience and qualification parameters outlined above.

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 email accommodations@... 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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Archaeological/Cultural Resources Crew Leader - Salt Lake City, Utah


  • Job Title:                               Archaeological/Cultural Resources Crew Leader
  • Company  Name:                 SWCA Environmental Consultants
  • Location:                               Salt Lake CityUtah, United States 84111


SWCA Environmental Consultants' Salt Lake City-based cultural resources program is expanding their archaeology field leadership team and looking for dynamic individuals to assist in delivering the highest-quality data to support multiple projects this field season.

Your role will be to lead archaeological survey crews as part of a larger field execution team on project work. You should be able to work full-time while

weather permits.


Leading a crew while conducting archaeological fieldwork - primarily survey. Communicating with Field Directors, Project Managers, and GIS staff through regular, scheduled field status reports. Assisting with mapping responsibilities in the field, including collection of GPS data using professional-grade devices. This is a field position requiring travel and extensive time away from home though minimal office and laboratory work may also be required.



• Minimum of a Bachelor's Degree in Anthropology, Archaeology or a closely related field required
• A minimum of two (2) years of experience with a wide range of field methodologies, especially archaeological survey and excavation, is required
• Previous field supervisory experience required
• Previous experience recording archaeological sites on the Utah Archaeological Site Form or IMACS is required
• Experience in the Great Basin and Colorado Plateau sufficient to be listed on federal and state cultural resource permits in Utah is required; adequate experience to be listed on permits in Nevada is preferred
• Ability to travel to a location, walk and conduct fieldwork for long hours, sometimes in inclement weather, rugged terrain, often at high altitudes, and ability to carry equipment and supplies weighing up to 40 pounds is required; a pace of 8 to 10 miles per day is expected
• Knowledge of professional-grade GPS is required; experience with tablet-based data applications is a plus
• Strong outdoor skills including wayfinding, camping, first aid, basic survival training, etc are preferred
• Current valid driver's license and the ability to safely operate a 4wd vehicle on rugged, backcountry roads required.

A letter of introduction with your resume or CV that explains if and to what extent you meet the experience and qualification parameters outlined above is recommended.

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 email accommodations@... 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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Archaeological Field Technician - SWCA - San Antonio, Texas


  • Job Title:                            Archaeological Field Technician
  • Company  Name:             SWCA Environmental Consultants
  • Location:                            San Antonio, Texas, United States, 78249


SWCA Environmental Consultants is looking for multiple Archaeological Field Technicians to join our Texas / Gulf Coast Region (Arlington, Austin, Baton Rouge, Houston, San Antonio). The Texas Gulf Coast offices offer an exciting work environment with field projects all over the State of Texas and the surrounding region.

Your role will be to assist with field work on a variety of renewable energy, oil and gas, energy transmission, transportation, and land development projects. You should be able to work outside and travel. Compensation is based on experience and qualifications.


• Conduct archaeological field work including monitoring, survey, testing, and data recovery.
• Identify historic and prehistoric artifacts accurately.
• Complete sketch maps of archaeological sites / historic resources.
• Complete field forms efficiently and correctly.
• Photograph cultural resources.
• Use sub-meter GPS devices and tablets.


• A Bachelor's Degree in anthropology, archaeology, or a closely related field
• Have completed an accredited field school
• Six (6) months field experience with a range of field methodologies, including survey, testing, excavation, and monitoring is preferred
• Ability to work well in a team-based environment
• Able to maintain a positive attitude while working in adverse conditions
• Ability to travel to a location, walk and conduct fieldwork for long hours, sometimes in inclement weather, rugged terrain, often at high altitudes, and the ability to carry equipment and supplies weighing up to 40 pounds is required
• Willing to travel overnight for an extended period of time
• Knowledge of TerraSync or ArcGIS Collector is a plus
• Current valid driver's license
• The ability to safely operate a four-wheel-drive vehicle on rugged, backcountry roads is a plus

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 email accommodations@... 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.



Apply Here: