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Crew Chief or Field Crew needed- Winter in Sunny Florida- 3 positions FT/Permanent

Maranda Kles
 

Crew Chiefs and Field Crew Needed in Florida this Winter!

Come work in the sunshine and cool breezes - maybe stay for the summer………

 

Archaeological Consultants, Inc (ACI) is looking for three detail-oriented team players with experience in Florida and the southeast. Full-time Field Crew Chief will be responsible for supervising fieldwork crews, initiating analyses, contributing to report production including completing site file forms and survey logs, and providing general administrative support as assigned under the supervision of the Senior Archaeologist and Project Manager. Routine fieldwork, including overnight travel, will be required. This position will be through our Sarasota office, but the successful applicant may live elsewhere in Florida. 

 

ACI is Florida’s oldest Cultural Resource Management firm with over 45 years of proven excellence. ACI is family-owned with a collaborative work environment, opportunities for advancement, and an excellent benefits package including medical and retirement plan with company contributions.

 

Benefits:

  • Competitive salary based on level of education and experience; overtime opportunities available
  • Per diem (for overnight travel)
  • Subsidized Group Health Insurance
  • IRA Retirement Plan
  • Paid Holidays
  • Paid Vacation
  • Merit-Based Raises, Bonuses, and Promotions

 

Requirements:

  • Bachelors required; Masters preferred.
    • Additional consideration given to Bioarchaeology experience and RPA or RPA-eligible.
  • Possess a valid driver's license with a clean record and access to reliable transportation,
  • Be able to pass security clearance and background check

 

Preferred Qualifications:

·         Field Crew- 2-5 years CRM field experience

o   Crew Chief- 1-2 years in a supervisor role

·         Candidate must have strong field skill set and be physically capable of conducting survey in all weather and all environments, from very cold to very hot.

·         Strong GPS skills- Trimble, Collector- and other related software

·         Ability to follow instructions and apply critical thinking.

·         Conversant with federal laws, regulations, standards, and guidelines related to the field

·         Knowledge of National Register of Historic Places (NRHP) significance criteria.

·         Organization, attention to detail, and ability to handle multiple projects with deadlines.

·         Effective written and oral communication.

·         Ability to work on projects or tasks independently or as part of a team.

·         Proficiency in Microsoft Office Word and Excel and Adobe Acrobat.

 

To Apply:

Please send a cover letter highlighting your qualifications and experience, your resume/CV, contact information for a minimum of two personal references, and your dates of availability. Send all information to mkles@.... ACI will contact references and will treat these inquires with discretion. ACI will confirm education.

 

 

Maranda Almy Kles, PhD, RPA

Vice President

Archaeological Consultants, Inc.

8110 Blaikie Court, Ste A, Sarasota, FL 34240  

O: (941) 379-6206 | C: (941) 232-9795 | www.aci-crm.com

 

 


Permanent Full-Time Field Archaeology/GIS Support position at Kansas State University

bretton giles
 

We are currently conducting a job search for a field archaeologist/GIS support position that will be part of the Department of Sociology, Anthropology and Social Work (SASW) at Kansas State University (KSU) and embedded in Cultural Resources at Fort Riley.  

The job posting is available at https://careers.k-state.edu/cw/en-us/job/510865/research-associate-archaeologistgis-support  

The Research Associate: Archaeologist/GIS Support position is part of a three-person, in-house KSU team of archaeologists that support and is embedded in the Cultural Resources Program at Fort Riley. The KSU archaeological team’s work relates to inventory surveys, site evaluations, and Section 106 projects, as well as producing archaeological reports that summarize their results. This archaeological work involves prehistoric, historic civilian and historic military resources. We are interested in a Field Archaeologist/GIS Specialist who complements the skills and abilities of our existing team. The minimum requirements include a master's degree in Anthropology or Archaeology, two years of relevant experience, and training in GIS—ArcGIS desktop and/or ArcGIS Pro software. The preferred qualifications include three years of experience in Great Plains archaeology, cultural resource management, Geographic Information System (GIS) software, and Global Positioning System equipment (GPS) in support of archaeological documentation. We also value prior experience in the archaeology of Kansas, especially in the Flint Hills region.  

The position is full-time salaried ($46,951-$49,500 annually) and includes a generous benefits and leave package through Kansas State University. The work schedule is consistent and includes minimal travel. It includes 22 days of paid vacation leave, 12 days of paid sick leave, and 10 days of paid holidays. The benefits package also includes the choice of different health, dental, vision, and life insurance plans, as well as a mandatory retirement plan.  

Fort Riley is in the scenic rolling Flint Hills, between Junction City and Manhattan. Fort Riley is a 101,000-acre Army installation located in north-central Kansas that was established in the 1850s.  It first served as a small frontier outpost, which later expanded to accommodate WWI and WII training efforts, and currently supports division level training. The City of Manhattan is home to KSU and a college town of over 50,000 residents, with a variety of amenities.  

If you have any questions about this position, please contact Bretton Giles at btgiles@.... 


ARI Office Manager Position - Part-Time

Liz Sedler
 

ARI Part-Time Office Manager/Office Assistant 

      

The team at the Archaeological Research Institute is in search of an Office Manager. We are in search of a team member that is passionate about our organization’s mission and vision of getting the public informed and involved in archaeology, and specifically local archaeology. We are looking for someone that is a self-starter, creative, self-motivated, flexible, empathetic, energized, enjoys teamwork, adaptable, has great communication skills, collaborative, organized, can problem-solve, and is excited to learn more. We are willing to train or find opportunities for continued education for the right person. We would like this position to start off as a part-time position with potential for full-time employment in the future.

 

Pay range: $10-$20/hour depending upon experience & background

Hours: 16-20hrs/week (9am - 3pm - with 1hr lunch) 

Days: Tuesdays (8am-9am Staff Meeting)Tuesday - Friday and some Saturdays

Year Round

In-Person - required

Please Send Resume & Cover Letter to info@...

 

The Office Manager of this non-profit organization is responsible for the day-to-day operations of the office ensuring efficient and effective operations and coordinating all issues affecting the daily operations of the office. The Office Manager will work under the direction of the Executive Director to ensure the needs of the office and our members are met in a timely manner. 

 

SUCCESS FACTORS 

  • Passion for local archaeology & educating the public about importance of our archaeological sites and descendant communities connections to these places
  • Strong administrative and organizational skills 
  • Demonstrated ability to multi-task, work independently, and meet deadlines 
  • Strong attention to detail 
  • Demonstrated bookkeeping/accounting competence 
  • Commitment to providing outstanding customer service 
  • Strong communication skills (oral and written) 
  • Commitment to continuous improvement 
  • Practice effective team behavior and demonstrate effective interpersonal relationships 

 

POSITION RESPONSIBILITIES 

The following position responsibilities are essential functions of the position. Successful job applicants will be able to perform these essential functions with minimal supervision: 

 

Front Office 

  • Be the face of the organization – ensure everyone receives a warm welcome to ARI
  • Answer the phone, take messages
  • Greet visitors, volunteers and staff
  • Take/Make reservations
  • Provide guest services
  • Ensure front desk is tidy and has all necessary stationery and material (e.g. pens, forms and informative leaflets)
  • Ensure timely and accurate customer service
  • Handle complaints and specific customers’ requests
  • Troubleshoot emergencies
  • Monitor stock and order office supplies
  • Ensure proper mail distribution
  • Prepare and monitor office budget
  • Keep updated records of office expenses and costs
  • Ensure company’s policies and security requirements are met

 

Information Management

·      Data Entry and report generation for the Curation Department, Resource Development Director and Executive Director

·      Develop, implement, and maintain filing systems

·      Establish and monitor procedures for record keeping:

  • Human Resources:  Staff, Volunteers, Interns
  • Bookkeeping

Gift Shop Management

·      Manage retail inventory 

·      Refresh Displays

·      Restock Brochures, Rack Cards, Flyers, Business cards and other information items

·      Manage Shipping of Online Orders

·      Process Purchases, orders and returns

Assist Human Resources (Staff, Volunteers and interns)

-       Distribute on-boarding materials & Documents

-       Create and maintain employee files

-       Create and Maintain the Birthday Calendar

-       Plan and execute monthly birthday celebration lunch (Last Friday of the Month)(see notes below)

-       Create a file & Maintain ARI incident Reports

General Bookkeeping

·      Perform all bookkeeping functions using Quickbooks Premier Nonprofit Edition 

·      Process income, expenses, bank deposits 

 

General Office Management Duties

·      Assist the Executive Director, Board, and other staff with miscellaneous projects as requested 

·      Manage the office to ensure effective telephone and mail communications both internally and externally and maintain professional image 

·      Respond to incoming calls and direct to appropriate parties 

·      Assist with preparing documents for Board meetings, trainings, and other meetings 

·      Assist with securing locations for conferences, trainings and special events 

·      Keep the office clean and tidy – organize supplies, file paperwork, recycles, etc.

·      Maintain office equipment including computers, copier, fax, telephones, etc. 

·      Maintain and replenish inventory and office supplies 

·       Provide general support to visitors, staff, volunteers and interns

·       Participate actively in the planning and execution of company events

·       Allocate available resources to enable successful task performance

·       Ensure security, integrity and confidentiality of data

·       Analyze and monitor internal processes

·       Implement procedural and policy changes to improve operational efficiency

·       Coordinate schedules, appointments and bookings

·       Review and approve office supply acquisitions

·       Handle visitor inquiries, scheduling and concerns

Volunteer Coordinator Assistant

·      Assist with coordinating volunteers 

·      Manage volunteer database and files

·      Assist with volunteer protocols – processing background checks & ensuring volunteers have read and signed the volunteer manual 

Position Requirements

·      Proven work experience as a Front desk manager or Reception manager

·      Hands on experience with office machines (e.g. fax machines and printers)

·      Thorough knowledge of customer service, office management and basic bookkeeping procedures

·      Proficiency in English (oral and written)

·      Solid knowledge of MS Office, particularly Excel and Word

·      Experience with Canva

·      Excellent communication and people skills

·      Good organizational and multitasking abilities

·      Problem-solving skills

·      High School diploma; additional certification is a plus

 

 

 

 

Liz Sedler

Executive Director

The Archaeological Research Institute

 
 
 

 

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Permanent Full Time Field/Laboratory Assistant

Nurit Finn
 

WAPSI VALLEY ARCHAEOLOGY, INC. Field/Laboratory Assistant (Full Time)

Wapsi Valley Archaeology, Inc. is accepting applications for a Field/Laboratory Assistant. This position requires a B.A. in Anthropology, Archaeology, or a closely related field. Experience with archaeological field work and laboratory analysis required. Covid vaccinations are required.

We are looking for a self-motivated individual who loves being in the field, doesn’t mind overnight travel across the state and into adjacent states, and enjoys Phase I, Phase II, and Phase III fieldwork. This position may involve heavy fieldwork in all sorts of weather conditions. In addition, we seek someone with an interest in working with artifacts. The position will involve artifact processing, analysis, and preparation of materials for curation. We also offer ample opportunities for promotion and professional growth.

Responsibilities will include:

• Working with professional archaeologists in the field and lab • Artifact processing and analysis • Helping with lab and research library organization

The following other skills are highly valued: please let us know if you have experience in any of these areas.

• GPS proficiency • Use of a total station or other surveying equipment • ArcGIS • Computer drafting/illustration

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 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, 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.

Please send a resume and list of three references to:

Eleisha Barnett Email: embarnett@wapsivalleyarch.com


Full Time Permanent Archaeologist Position

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 or Ph.D. 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 (Full Time)
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 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. Note: our office is dog-friendly.


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. or Ph.D. in Anthropology/Archaeology
• Covid vaccinations are required per Federal contract requirements
• Proficiency in GIS and map creation
• Experience supervising field projects
• Familiarity with Midwestern archaeology
• Strong research skills
• Strong writing skills
• Excited about archaeology and historic preservation/Section 106 work (and thinks dogs are okay, too)


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


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

Nurit Finn, President
WAPSI VALLEY ARCHAEOLOGY, INC.
Email: ngfinn@wapsivalleyarch.com
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.


CRA seeking Lab Director in Richmond, Virginia office - Permanent Full-Time

Charles "Chuck" Niquette
 

CRA’s Richmond, Virginia, office seeks a Laboratory Director with regional (Mid-Atlantic) experience. Must have outstanding written and verbal communication skills, excellent personal computer skills, being proficient in Word, Excel, Access, Adobe Acrobat and other word processing and spreadsheet programs. Successful candidates will be highly organized, detail oriented and logical. Must possess analytical and observational skills that demonstrate an ability to direct laboratory personnel. We expect that the Laboratory Director hired will demonstrate flexible and efficient time management skills and will reflect an ability to prioritize workload while supervising laboratory procedures for multiple projects at various levels of completion.  Must have strong working knowledge of both prehistoric and historic archaeology and related practices and artifacts. Experience with collections from Virginia and adjacent states is a plus.  The minimum education requirement for this position is an undergraduate degree in anthropology with a specialization in archaeology.  Must have at least five years of laboratory experience, three of which must have been in a supervisory position.  Primary duties include but are not limited to: 

1.   Responsible for planning, implementing, coordinating and monitoring all laboratory processing and analyses.

2.   Oversees processing and analyses for laboratory and field technicians.

3.   Under supervision of or with the assistance of the Principal Investigator writes data analyses section of technical reports.

4.   Under supervision of or with the assistance of the Principal Investigator performs specialized analyses.

5.   Develops, modifies, and implements lab methods and procedures for processing and analysis of materials.

6.   Maintains, controls, and monitors all field and laboratory and equipment.

7.   Responsible for coordinating with curatorial repositories for the final disposition of artifacts and projects records.

8.   Responsible for preparing collections for curation and arranging delivery to curatorial facility.

9.   Completes any other duties as assigned.

The position is a full-time, salaried position with a full benefit package. Salary is commensurate with experience.

The position is a full-time, salaried position with a full benefit package. Salary is commensurate with experience. Cultural Resource Analysts, Inc. employees are required to undergo a background check that includes driving history. And, CRA reserves the right to perform drug/alcohol testing as a condition of continued employment. Cultural Resource Analysts, Inc. is an equal opportunity employer. Please indicate when you will be available, and submit a resume with three references to the following link:

 https://secure.entertimeonline.com/ta/CulturalResource.careers?CareersSearch'>Career Opportunities

Please contact Virginia Operations Director, Beau DeBoer  (brdeboer@...) with questions about the position.

For more in-depth information about CRA and our 38 years of experience in the study of archaeology and the historic built environment, please visit our website at www.crai-ky.com. CRA is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

 

 

 

 

 

 

Celebrating 38 Years in Business!

 

 


Part Time Temporary On Call Field Technicians Needed for Projects in Maryland/Virginia

Mandy Melton
 

Part Time Temporary On Call Field Technicians Needed for Projects in Maryland/Virginia

 

  • Local Applicants Preferred
  • Must Have Personal Transportation
  • Phase I/II/III Projects – Maryland, Virginia, and Washington DC

 

Applied Archaeology and History Associates, Inc. (AAHA), a small, woman-owned cultural resources consulting firm located in Annapolis, Maryland, has immediate openings for local archaeological field technicians for current and upcoming projects in the Mid-Atlantic region.

 

Work is currently ongoing, and the successful applicant will be able to start ASAP.

 

  • A standard 40-hour work week (Mon – Fri) can be expected.
  • Wages commensurate with experience.
  • Lab work may be available during inclement weather.

 

Ideal candidates will:

 

  • Possess a degree in archaeology, anthropology, or related field.
  • Be a motivated self-starter
  • Have some previous experience
  • Be able to work consistently in open spaces under variable weather conditions, lift five gallon-sized buckets of soil.
  • Take appropriate direction from supervisors
  • Possess a working knowledge of standard excavation methods, demonstrate attention to detail and be able to maintain accurate field record
  • Be able to work successfully independently or as part of a team.
  • Have a valid driver’s license with a clean record.
  • Have a cell phone.

 

Vitas should contain your name as part of the file name.  Please include both an email and phone number in your response.  Vitas by e-mail only to the attention of Mandy Melton at mmelton@...


 

AAHA is an equal opportunity employer (EOE) – women, minorities, individuals with disabilities, and veterans are encouraged to apply.

 


GIS Tech - Fort St. John, BC - Full Time

Tara Dixon
 

GIS Technician Job Posting

 

Heritage North Consulting Limited, based out of Fort St. John, BC, Canada, is in need of a GIS Technician.

 

Current GIS Demands:

o    Managing spatial data for projects and field work prep (AGOL)

    • Reviewing field data for accuracy and validity
    • Prepare data for reports
    • Prepare maps for reports
    • Generate site boundaries/site maps
    • Backup Data
    • Manage apps and software updates on iPads/smartphones
    • Prepare shapefiles for new site submission and permit reports

o    Train field workers on mobile data collection

 

Future GIS Demands

o    Develop/modify Survey123 forms

    • Develop map templates for ArcGIS Pro
    • Develop geospatial data management scheme/database

This is a junior level position however applicant must have previous GIS experience.

 

Attention to fine detail and aesthetics, creativity, pride in work and willingness to learn are essential. An ability to meet deadlines, flexibility and work independently is also required.

 

Working hours are negotiable and own schedule can be created but applicant does need to be available from 8am-9am Fort St. John time (which does not switch to daylight savings time) week days.

 

This could be a remote or an in-office position. The Fort St. John office is dog friendly.

 

Specific training will be provided and support is available from an experienced consultant.

 

Heritage North has a relaxed work environment where everyone works together as a team. Duties overlap and we all help each other out when needed. Your personality, ability to fit in and an interest in archaeology will be preferred over experience.

 

Rate of pay is between $27-30/hour. Please submit your resume and a cover letter telling us about yourself to Tara at tdixon@...

 

Our website is www.heritagenorth.com to give you an idea of what we do and who we are.

 

 


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

Kent Mead
 

Harris Environmental Group
Tucson, AZ 85705
https://www.heg-inc.com/

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

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

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

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

• Accredited field school (preferred)

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

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

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



Crew Chiefs and Field Technicians - Northern New Mexico - Temporary Full-Time/Seasonal

Kent Mead
 

Harris Environmental Group
Tucson, AZ 85705
https://www.heg-inc.com/

Harris Environmental Group (HEG) is looking to hire two Crew Chiefs and four Archaeological Field Technicians for multiple cultural resources survey projects in northern New Mexico.

Crews will be working 8-day sessions, Thursday to Thursday, at 10-hours per day (including paid travel time). The projects are expected to begin mid-October and expected to continue through the end of the year, maybe longer.

The projects is technically challenging. Backcountry hiking and camping are required. Successful applicants will need to possess sufficient equipment for remote camping over extended periods of time up to 7-nights at a stretch (per work session). As such $100.00/day camping per diem is offered for these projects. There may be opportunities to continue working on projects that do not require camping after completion of these specific trail-survey projects.

The pay rate for field technicians and crew chiefs is the consistent with SCA wage rates for Santa Fe, Sandoval, Rio Arriba, Los Alamos, and Taos counties in New Mexico.

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

Qualifications:
• Bachelor’s Degree in archaeology, anthropology, or related field (required)

• Accredited field school (preferred)

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

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

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



Seasonal Part-Time/On-Call Field Technicians in OH/IN/KY

Ashley Huntley
 

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Gray & Pape is looking to hire several Temporary Archaeology Field Technicians for immediate and upcoming projects in Ohio, Indiana, and Virginia. Individuals interested in working for Gray & Pape will only be selected from the field technician pool.

 

The Seasonal Field Technician performs archaeological field work, lab work, or GIS work under the direction and supervision of a Gray & Pape Project Manager/Principal Investigator. Applicants approved for the pool must have (at a minimum):

 

  • B.A./B.S in Archaeology, Anthropology, Tribal Historic Preservation or related field with prior coursework in, or demonstrated knowledge of archaeology, prehistory, and history
  • Archaeological field school experience
  • Ability to use GPS unit and Total Station
  • Ability to use Digital/point and shoot/DSLR cameras
  • Capability to take detailed notes
  • Demonstrated work reliability.

 

Preference will be given to those with CRM experience. Familiarity with Phase I, II, and/or III work required.

 

We will be accepting applicants to the qualified pool until October 4th, 2021. Positions are seasonal, and work is on-call, as needed. Acceptance into the qualified field technician pool is not a guarantee of a job offer or a guarantee of hours in 2021-2022. Please submit a cover letter detailing your experience and education and resume with three professional references to Ashley Huntley (ahuntley@...). No phone calls, please.

 

 

Gray & Pape is an Equal Opportunity Employer/Veterans/Disabled. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, or protected veteran status and will not be discriminated against on the basis of disability.


Archaeological Field technician - On Call - Flagstaff, AZ

Candace Roberts
 

 

 

 

Please apply via : https://careers-swca.icims.com/jobs/11524/archaeological-field-technician/job

 

About the opportunity

 

Do you thrive in the pursuit of ensuring excellence in environmental consulting services for your clients? SWCA Environmental Consultants is expanding their team and looking for dynamic individuals who are following their passion in delivering the highest-quality project work. Our Cultural Resources Team in our Flagstaff Office is looking for archaeological technicians to assist with upcoming local survey projects in the Flagstaff area.

What you will accomplish

Your role will assist with conducting archaeological fieldwork (including pedestrian survey, site identification, and site recording) in northern Arizona to support our Flagstaff office. 

  • Conduct fieldwork for long hours, in various environments, including extreme temperatures, inclement weather, and rugged terrain.
  • Carry equipment and supplies weighing up to 50 pounds.
  • Available for local projects and fieldwork requiring extended travel (staying in a hotel or camping for up to 8 days at a time).
  • Accurately identify historical and prehistoric artifacts and features
  • Assist with cultural resource records searches, laboratory analysis tasks, and other office work, as needed.
  • Work as a productive member of a team and follow the direction of the field supervisor.

Experience and qualifications for success

  • Required Qualifications:
  • Bachelor’s degree or higher in Anthropology, Archaeology, or a related field (previous experience with a range of field methodologies, including survey, testing, excavation, and monitoring can substitute).
  • Must have a valid driver's license, the ability to pass a Motor Vehicle background screening, and have access to reliable transportation. Preferred Experience:
  • Completed an archaeology field school focusing on North American archaeological methods and cultural resources management (CRM).
  • Previous experience conducting archaeological fieldwork for CRM firms in the southwest.
  • Experience collecting field data utilizing modern mobile technology (tablets, bluetooth GPS receivers, mobile software).
  • CPR and First Aid certified.

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 480-581-5378. 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 Research Assistant - Temporary - Oklahoma City

Candace Roberts
 

 

 

Please apply via : https://careers-swca.icims.com/jobs/11412/archaeological-research-assistant---temporary/job

 

 

About the opportunity

Do you thrive in the pursuit of ensuring excellence in archaeological research? SWCA Environmental Consultants is expanding their team and looking for a dynamic individual who is following their passion in delivering the highest-quality project work. SWCA's Arlington, TX office offers a unique work environment and a diversified client-base, including generation / renewables, transportation, water infrastructure, oil and gas, and land development. Your role will be to assist the Project Managers and Principal Investigators in obtaining archaeological research data from the Oklahoma Archaeological Survey (OAS), located at the University of Oklahoma in Norman, for a variety of projects taking place throughout the state. Hours for this position will be variable.

What you will accomplish

  • Prepare OAS archaeological research request forms prior to gathering research.
  • Schedule and conduct archaeological research within defined research buffers.
  • Transmit gathered data to Project Managers and Principal Investigators and conduct follow-up research as needed.

Experience and qualifications for success

  • A Bachelor’s Degree in anthropology, archaeology, or a closely related field.
  • Ability to use Microsoft Office software including Word, Excel, Outlook, and Teams.

 Preferred Qualifications:

  • Experience conducting research at the OAS at the University of Oklahoma.
  • Knowledge of Oklahoma, Osage Nation, and U.S. Army Corp of Engineers (Tulsa District) archaeological standards.

Additional Information:

  • Current valid driver’s license and ability to pass a motor vehicle record screening. 
  • Ability to travel the OAS in Norman, Oklahoma.
  • Ability to work variable schedules on an as-needed basis.

 

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 480-581-5378. 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 - Regular - Salt Lake City, UT

Candace Roberts
 

 

 

Please apply via:  https://careers-swca.icims.com/jobs/11330/archaeological-cultural-resources-crew-leader/job

 

 

 

About the opportunity

Our Salt Lake City based cultural resources (CR) program is seeking Crew Chief/Field Managers (FM) to help lead our archaeological field team. We are looking for dynamic individuals to assist in delivering the highest-quality data to support multiple projects this field season. 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.

 

The Salt Lake City CR team conducts high-level fieldwork throughout the intermountain west in all types of terrain and environments. The work is demanding, exhausting, and fulfilling. Our projects this year will require people who are flexible, fast learners, detail oriented but with the ability to see the big picture, team players, and have a positive attitude. 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.

 

 

The Salt Lake City CR team conducts high-level fieldwork throughout the intermountain west in all types of terrain and environments. The work is demanding, exhausting, and fulfilling. Our projects this year will require people who are flexible, fast learners, detail oriented but with the ability to see the big picture, team players, and have a positive attitude.

 

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. 

What you will accomplish

Your role will include

  • Providing leadership to your field crew while conducting archaeological fieldwork – primarily pedestrian survey, however there is the possibility of excavation  and monitoring projects.
  • Communicating with Field Directors, Project Managers, and GIS staff through frequent status reports.
  • Assisting with mapping responsibilities in the field including collection of GPS data using professional-grade devices
  • Working long hours (approximately 10 hours a day) with extensive time away from home (typically 8-day field sessions with 6 days off).
  • Office and laboratory work will be minimal but includes scanning maps, printing field and site forms
  • Ability to walk between 8 to 12 miles a day while carrying personal and SWCA gear supplies weighing up to 40 pounds in the heat and or cold in high elevations.

Experience and qualifications for success

  • Minimum of a Bachelor’s Degree in Anthropology, Archaeology, or a closely related field 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 
  • 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 is required, use of the Utah Archaeological Site Form or IMACS is preferred
  • Ability to walk and conduct fieldwork for long hours, sometimes in inclement weather, often in rugged terrain at high altitudes, while also carrying personal equipment and supplies weighing up to 40 pounds is required. Crews walk a pace of 8 plus miles a day.
  • Knowledge of professional-grade GPS and tablet-based data applications is required
  • 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 preferred
  • Ability to pass a Motor Vehicle background screening

Please provide 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. If you meet the requirements, and seem like a good candidate, we will get in touch with you via email or phone number provided in your letter/CV and further information or schedule an interview with our Field Director and other Field Managers. Be patient with the process, resumes are reviewed and interviews scheduled to accommodate the ongoing field sessions.

 

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 480-581-5378. 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 Chief - Regular - Las Vegas, NV

Candace Roberts
 

 

 

 

Please apply via : https://careers-swca.icims.com/jobs/11505/archaeological-cultural-resources-crew-chief/job

 

 

About the opportunity

 

Do you thrive in the pursuit of ensuring excellence in environmental consulting services for your clients? SWCA Environmental Consultants is expanding their team and looking for dynamic individuals who are following their passion in delivering the highest-quality project work. Our Vegas office offers a unique work environment and specializes in Cultural and Natural Resources. Your role will be to Lead field crews and serve as crew chief on state and federal lands.

 

What you will accomplish

Supervising and leading a crew while conducting archaeological monitoring, survey, testing, and data recovery.  Communicating with Field Directors, Project Managers, and GIS staff through regular, scheduled field status reports. Participating in technical research and writing and data QA/QC for reporting efforts.  Assisting with mapping responsibilities in the field, including collection of GPS data using Trimble units.

Experience and qualifications for success

  • Minimum of a Bachelor’s Degree in Anthropology, Archaeology or a closely related field required
  • A minimum of two (1) year of experience with a wide range of field methodologies, including archaeological survey, testing, excavation, and monitoring required; experience in Great Basin and Southwest preferred
  • Previous field supervisory experience required
  • Completed accredited field school experience is preferred
  • Ability to be listed on federal and state cultural resource permits in Nevada
  • 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.

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@...m or call 480-581-5378. 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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Assistant Project Archaeologist - Temporary - Broomfield, CO

Candace Roberts
 

 

 

 

 

Please apply via : https://careers-swca.icims.com/jobs/11544/assistant-project-archaeologist/job

 

 

About the opportunity

SWCA has an opportunity in our Denver, Colo., office for an Assistant Project Archaeologist who will act as a Field Director in completing archaeological pedestrian surveys, construction monitoring, or other field tasks. You will lead crews in identifying cultural materials, collecting data with tablets, and recording sites using state-specific protocols. You will coordinate with the Project Manager daily, planning and coordinating fieldwork. This is an on-call, hourly position. You will typically work a full-time schedule, depending on workload. We are currently looking for assistance for fall fieldwork with the potential for winter office work.

 

What you will accomplish

  • Direct cultural resource field crews.
  • Perform fieldwork (Phase I, II and III survey, testing, archaeological monitoring, or data recovery) and assist 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, depending on workload.
  • 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 Esri software is preferred).
  • Implementation, enforcement, and documentation of SWCA safety standards for yourself and crews. Conduct morning tailgate meetings as applicable.
  • Maintain a high level of professionalism at all times.
  • Manage and maintain field equipment.
  • Ensure that field crews are prepared for field activities.

Experience and qualifications for success

  • A bachelor’s degree in anthropology or a closely related field is required; a master’s degree is preferred.
  • Experience working in Colorado, Utah, Wyoming, Nebraska, Kansas, or Missouri is preferred.
  • A minimum of 1 year of supervisory experience is preferred.
  • Current listing as a Registered Professional Archaeologist is preferred.
  • Strong leadership and supervision abilities, including problem solving, constructive conflict resolution, and decision making.
  • Excellent attention to detail and strong organizational and analytical skills.
  • Team player with strong ability take initiative and solve problems using sound judgment.
  • Must have strong oral and written communication skills and demonstrate ability to coordinate effectively with SWCA senior staff and other project personnel.
  • Availability to work extended field rotations (10-12 days at a time) and travel accordingly.
  • Current valid driver’s license and the ability to safely operate a 4WD vehicle on rugged, backcountry roads is required.
  • The ability to travel and conduct fieldwork for long hours and extended periods, sometimes in inclement weather, rugged terrain, and at high altitudes, and the 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 1-480-581-5378. This contact information is for disability accommodation requests only. All other inquiries will not receive a response. 

 

In accordance with the Colorado Equal Pay for Equal Work Act (EPEWA), we are disclosing a good faith estimate of the compensation range for roles that will be, or could be, performed in Colorado. 

 

In Colorado, an employee in this position can expect a rate between $21.00 and $26.00 an hour depending on experience, geographic locations, client requirements where applicable, and other factors permitted by law.  Employees in this position are eligible for consideration for SWCA’s annual bonus program, which provides awards based on individual and organizational performance.  

 

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

 


Director - Archaeological & Historical Services Eastern Washington University - $77,570 – $91,000 - Full-Time Permanent

R. Joe Brandon
 

Director - Archaeological & Historical Services
 
About Eastern Washington University:
 
Eastern Washington University is a regional, comprehensive public university located in Cheney and Spokane, Washington, with programs offered throughout the state and online with an enrollment of over 12,000 students. Eastern is one of six state-funded four-year institutions of higher education in Washington reporting to its own Board of Trustees.
 
Eastern’s 300-acre main campus is located in Cheney, a community of 11,000 residents 16 miles southwest of the state’s second largest city, Spokane. Eastern also offers programs in downtown Spokane at the Brand new Catalyst building and on the Riverpoint Campus which is shared with Washington State University. Eastern also offers program throughout the state based on the needs of the community. Eastern offers an array of bachelor’s and master’s degrees and one applied doctorate in physical therapy. EWU offers 135 fields of study, 9 master’s degrees, 12 graduate certificates, 39 graduate programs, 1 educational specialist degree, and 1 applied doctorate to more than 10,000 enrolled students.
 
Job Summary:
 
• Eastern Washington University invites applications for the position of Director-Archaeological and Historical Services in the College of Professional Programs. Archaeological and Historical Services (AHS), Eastern Washington University, is seeking a Director to lead a university-based, contract and grant funded cultural resources management program for projects across the Pacific Northwest. Major responsibilities include directing the AHS program and staff, obtaining funding for and implementing cultural resources projects, preparing reports of findings, and responding to client needs.
• The successful candidate will serve as the Principal Investigator for all AHS projects. Responsibilities will include, but not limited to, directing a staff of professional archaeologists, historians, and support personnel, overseeing multiple budgets, developing grant and contract sources, preparing and editing funding proposals, maintaining liaison with funding sources, preparing federal and state permit applications, writing and editing project reports, advising clients (on project requirements, management responsibilities, and solutions to problems), and employing a multidisciplinary approach using standard and experimental techniques to meet project goals and client needs. The successful candidate must be physically able conduct archaeological field investigations.
• This is a full time, grant and contract funded salaried position with full benefits. Eastern Washington University is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer. Position is open until further notice and a 3 day notice will be given when ready to close the position.
• See Job Duties section for listing of key position responsibilities.
 
Required Qualifications:
 
• A graduate degree in archaeology, anthropology, cultural resource management or a closely related field.
• Must meet or exceed the U.S. Secretary of the Interior’s Professional Qualifications Standards for Archaeologists or equivalent.
• Must meet or exceed Oregon’s “Qualified Archaeologist” statute requirements (ORS 390.235)
• Excellent written and oral communication skills.
• At least seven (7) years of professional work experience in archaeological or cultural resource management.
 
Preferred Qualifications:
 
• Extensive knowledge of federal and state cultural resources management law, regulations, and permitting.
• Experience developing research designs, scopes of work, and project budgets for a full range cultural resource management projects.
• Experience supervising professional staff.
• Experience working in grant and contract funded university-based cultural resources compliance organization
 
Other Skills and Abilities:
 
• Strong communication skills, oral and written, including ability to write comprehensive reports that comply with the requirements of different grants and contracts.
 
Job Duties:
 
% of Time: 40
Responsibility / Duty: Direct the activities of AHS :
 
• Plan projects
• Plan and oversee use of AHS resources
• Manage AHS budgets
• Supervise staff – full scope supervision of multiple exempt staff and one classified staff member, occasional student or NSH staff
 
Essential Function Indicator: Yes
 
% of Time: 55
Responsibility / Duty: Implement and oversee the work involved with individual grants and contract projects:
 
• Implement cultural resource projects (15%)
• Prepare reports of findings (15%)
• Respond to client needs (15%)
• Employ multidisciplinary approach to meet project needs (10%)
 
Essential Function Indicator: Yes
 
% of Time: 5
Responsibility / Duty: Other Duties:
 
• Respond to media and public and professional requests.
 
Essential Function Indicator: Yes
 
Conditions of Employment:
 
• This position, during the course of university employment will be involved in the receipt of, or accountability for, university funds or other items of value; as well as the unsupervised access with the developmentally disabled, vulnerable adults or children under the age of 16. The offer of employment is contingent upon successful completion and passing of a background check prior to beginning employment.
• All new employees must comply with EWU immunization Policy 602-02 and provide proof of immunity or vaccination to MMR and proof they are fully vaccinated against COVID-19 before beginning work at EWU. Waivers for the immunization requirements are available for medical or sincerely held religious beliefs.
• Primary work location is on the EWU Cheney Campus.
• Periodic travel to locations throughout Washington, and other western states, should be expected in order to direct and oversee AHS projects.
• The nature of fieldwork involves working in a wide variety of outdoor conditions, weather and environmental.
• Must have access to a personal vehicle, a valid driver’s license, and insurance. Use of personal vehicle for work related travel is reimbursed at current IRS determined rates.
 
Salary Information: $77,570 – $91,000
 
Posting Date: 09/20/2021
 
Open Until Further Notice: Yes
 
Closing Date:
 
Screening to Begin: 10/03/2021
 
Special Instructions to Applicants:
 
Submit your application materials through our online applications portal provided below. If you are unable to submit through the applicant portal, please contact Human Resources Services at (509) 359-2381.
 
 
EWU does not discriminate in its programs and activities on the basis of race, color, creed, religion, national origin, citizenship or immigration status, sex, pregnancy, sexual orientation, gender identity/expression, genetic information, age, marital status, families with children, protected veteran or military status, HIV or hepatitis C, status as a mother breastfeeding her child, or the presence of any sensory, mental, or physical disability or the use of a trained guide dog or service animal by a person with a disability, as provided for and to the extent required by state and federal laws.
 
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Archaeological Field Technician - Temporary - Salt Lake City, UT

Candace Roberts
 

 

 

 

Please apply via our website : https://careers-swca.icims.com/jobs/11389/archaeological-field-technician/job

 

 

About the opportunity

 

Our Salt Lake City-based Cultural Resources (CR) field execution team and are looking for motivated individuals to assist in the highest-quality project work by collecting thorough and accurate cultural resources data. SWCA Environmental Consultants is an employee-owned firm, providing a full spectrum of environmental services. The Salt Lake City CR team conducts high-quality fieldwork throughout the Intermountain West in a variety of environments and weather conditions. The work is demanding, exhausting, and rewarding. Fieldwork will require someone who is adaptable, level-headed, willing to learn, and has a good sense of humor. 

 

What you will accomplish

Your role will be to conduct archaeological fieldwork as a member of a survey crew. Some data recovery or monitoring fieldwork may also occur depending on the field season. You will assist with mapping responsibilities in the field, including collection of GPS data. This is a field position requiring travel and extensive time away from home, often working long hours in a variety of environments and conditions (including high altitude, extreme temperatures, steep slopes, inclement weather, etc.). Work in the office or laboratory is expected to be minimal.

Experience and qualifications for success

  • A Bachelor’s Degree in anthropology, archaeology, or a closely related field preferred (however students working toward a Bachelor’s Degree in anthropology or archaeology are also encouraged to apply)
  • Archaeology field school or comparable experience highly preferred
  • Experience with a wide range of field methodologies including archaeological survey, testing, excavation, methodology, and monitoring for at least six (6) months is preferred
  • Ability to travel to a remote location, hike and conduct fieldwork for long hours, sometimes in inclement weather, often in rugged terrain at high altitudes, while carrying equipment and supplies weighing up to 40 pounds is required; a pace of at least 8 miles per day is expected
  • Knowledge of professional-grade GPS and tablet-based data applications is a plus
  • Ability to pass a Motor Vehicle background screening.
  • Current valid driver’s license and the ability to safely operate a 4wd vehicle on rugged, backcountry roads preferred.
  • Comfortable driving large, diesel or gas, pickup-trucks is ideal.

Please submit 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. Should you meet the requirements, and seem like a good candidate, we will get in touch with you via email, and request a primary phone interview with a couple of our crew chiefs.

 

SWCA Environmental Consultants is an established and flourishing environmental firm, providing a full spectrum of environmental compliance services. SWCA is an employee-owned company composed of environmental professionals who specialize in natural and cultural resource management, environmental planning, and regulatory compliance.

 

With offices across the United States, SWCA is one of the largest environmental compliance companies and consistently ranks among Engineering News-Record’s Top 200 Environmental Firms. We offer a team-oriented work environment, and a competitive compensation and benefits package, including an employee stock ownership plan (retirement) for full-time, regular employees. Some benefits are also available to on-call, temporary or part-time employees.

 

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 480-581-5378. 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.

 


Great Basin Institute/USFWS-- Archaeologist-- Desert National Wildlife Refuge Complex, Las Vegas, NV (Full Time, Temporary)

Jessica Droke
 

Archaeologist
Location: Las Vegas, NV (Desert National Wildlife Refuge Complex)

Job Description:
Description:
This year-long position is a unique opportunity for a mid-career cultural resources professional to engage in diverse management initiatives throughout the Desert National Wildlife Refuge Complex (DNWRC). 

The Great Basin Institute, in cooperation with the U.S Fish & Wildlife Service (FWS), is recruiting an Archaeology Research Associate to work cooperatively with DNWRC Refuge Managers and FWS Regional Archaeologist.

The Research Associate will lead and conduct various projects on the refuge complex in compliance with the National Historic Preservation Act (NHPA), Native American Graves Protection and Repatriation Act (NAGPRA), the Archaeological Resource Protection Act (ARPA), and other Federal and state cultural resources legislation. The Research Associate will also coordinate programs addressing similar cultural resources issues occurring on neighboring federal lands.

Some overnight travel for fieldwork, research, conferences, and training can be expected.

Primary Duties Include:

Conducting research at libraries, agencies, and other institutions concerning archaeological, historical, and ethnographic background information.
Managing cultural resource projects and collaborating with project proponents, partners, and FWS staff, volunteers, Tribes, and other archaeologists. Serving as a liaison between the FWS and Tribes. Conducting consultation with Tribes on all cultural resource issues.
Completing archaeological surveys, site identification, and site evaluation using standard archaeological techniques and in compliance with Section 106 of the NHPA.
Researching, preparing, and completing key cultural resources compliance documents (i.e. formal letters, agreement documents, site records, and evaluation reports) per requirements of the NHPA and State Historic Preservation Offices. This includes generating research, data, and manuscripts suitable for professional technical publications.
Providing determinations of effect for Section 106 compliance along with the rationale, policy and legal foundations for such determinations. Supplying alternative management recommendations and strategies for decision-makers.
Updating and maintaining computer records, generating geospatial data, and preparing collected materials for curation.  
Organizing and conducting educational and outreach activities, presentations, and events that provide information on cultural resources of the Refuge.  
Preparing scopes of work (SOW), in conjunction with the RHPO, for contracts to conduct cultural resources work on the DNWR complex.

 

Contract Timeline:
Timeline:

• 12-month position beginning October 2021, with the possibility of extension


Location:
Las Vegas, Nevada

The duty station is at the Corn Creek office building for Desert NWR just outside of Las Vegas. Created in 1936 to provide habitat and protection for desert bighorn sheep, Desert NWR is the largest National Wildlife Refuge outside of Alaska! Teeming with diversity over a vast landscape, Desert NWR encompasses six major mountain ranges and boasts over 500 plant species as it transitions from the Mojave to the Great Basin Desert. The refuge complex also includes Ash Meadows, Pahranagat and Moapa NWR’s, the complex showcases the abundance and variety of nature that can be found in Southern Nevada.

Compensation and Benefits:
Compensation & Timeline:

• Rate of pay: $24.00-28.00/hour, depending on experience
• Full health, vision, and dental insurance
• Paid personal leave and holidays in accordance with federal schedule
• Full time, 40 hours per week; some overtime and weekend work may occasionally be required
• Contingent upon successful completion of Department of Interior (DOI) background investigation

Job Qualifications:
Minimum Required Qualifications (one of the following):

M.A. or M.S. degree in Anthropology, Archaeology, or closely related discipline from an accredited university or college AND at least 2 years of relevant and comprehensive, applied cultural resources experience; OR
Bachelor’s degree in Anthropology, Archaeology, or closely related discipline from an accredited university or college AND with at least 4 years of relevant and comprehensive, applied cultural resources experience.
Preferred Qualifications:

Applied professional knowledge of the methods and theories of North American archaeology including the ability to design, conduct, analyze, report, and finish a cultural resources research project that applies current archaeological and anthropological method and theory, and involves the collection and analysis of data from the field, literature, archives, and/or oral testimony.
Applied professional knowledge and ability with laws, regulations, and policies of historic preservation, including Section 106 process of the National Historic Preservation Act (NHPA). This must be documented by project reports or agreement documents produced to comply with NHPA, NAGPRA, and/or ARPA.
Practical cultural resources management ability and experience in the Great Basin and/or Mohave Desert. This must be demonstrated by field experience and report production on a project involving the archaeology and anthropology of the Great Basin and/or Mohave Desert.
Demonstrated skill and work experience communicating and negotiating with Tribes, Federal land managers, municipalities, and historic preservation regulators for the exchange of data, collection of oral history, policy/procedure, and other concerns.
Strong knowledge and experience using GPS and ArcGIS/ArcMap for navigating and collecting geospatial data, uploading data and manipulating spatial data using; and generating project location and archaeological site maps.
Communication ability must include outreach and interpretation for audiences unfamiliar with the technical aspects of the archaeological and cultural resources discipline.
Ability and skill with personal computers, database, graphics, GPS, GIS, mapping and word processing software.
Must be physically capable of working in a wide variety of environmental and weather conditions including both office and outdoors. The DNWRC is in a hot, dry desert environment and the work will require hiking in rugged trail-less and water-less terrain, climbing, occasional overnight camping, and occasional lifting of heavy objects.
Must have a valid driver’s license and the ability to drive and care for a 4-wheel drive vehicles on steep and rugged roads for long distances.

The successful applicant must complete a Department of Interior (DOI) Background Investigation (BI) or submit paperwork to USFWS human resources indicating an active and fully adjudicated BI has already been completed prior to beginning this position.
 

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

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

Jessica Droke, M.S., RPA (she/her/hers)
Cultural Resources Program Manager
The Great Basin Institute
16750 Mt. Rose Highway
Reno, NV 89511-8774
901-834-8468 (Cell)


The Great Basin Institute advances environmental research, education, and service throughout the west. The institute promotes applied research and ecological literacy through community engagement and agency partnerships to support national parks, forests, open spaces and public lands.



Archaeological Field Technicians (Seasonal Part-Time)

Amanda Northwick
 

Position: Archaeological Field Technicians

Location: St. Paul, Minnesota

 

Position

106 Group is seeking to fill field archaeologist positions for the 2021 field season. This position involves largely Phase I pedestrian surveys and shovel testing for projects throughout the Midwest. Opportunities are expected to continue throughout the remainder of the season dependent on performance.

 

Travel and fieldwork are requirements of this position.

Salary

Salary is commensurate with experience. In addition to lodging, archaeologists will receive a daily per diem matching the current Federal GSA rates (minimally $55) for projects outside of the Minneapolis/St Paul metro area.

Responsibilities

l  Perform archaeological survey (pedestrian reconnaissance, shovel testing, or urban archaeological investigations working alongside heavy machinery) under the direction of project Crew Chiefs and Field Director.

l  Excavate and document excavation units as components of archaeological evaluation and data recovery projects.

l  Participate in additional projects as appropriate according to skill level, experience, and ability.

Requirements

l  B.A. or B.S. degree in archaeology, anthropology, or closely related field.

l  Archaeological field school or demonstrated equivalent experience.

l  Ability to maintain steady pace while accurately recording archaeological observations and artifact collection.

l  Ability to work efficiently in adverse environmental conditions, including hot and cold temperatures, precipitation, and challenging terrain for sustained durations.

l  Archaeological knowledge of the precontact and post-contact periods, including ability to recognize and preliminarily identify regional artifacts.

l  Ability to work individually and as a team.

l  Ability to communicate effectively both verbally and in writing.

l  Ability to adapt quickly and work well under pressure.

l  Working knowledge and ability to use or learn to use current technologies.

l  Valid driver’s license and ability to reliably commute to either the 106 Group offices or project locations.

Additional experience valued or preferred:

l  At least one year field experience.

l  Knowledge of architecture/history properties.

l  Knowledge of cultural resources management laws and process.

l  Experience with Trimble GPS systems.

l  Experience with local artifact assemblages, lab, and curation procedures.

About 106 Group

106 Group is a national leader in providing consulting services in cultural heritage planning, cultural resource management, interpretation, and exhibit design. We offer a professional and friendly working environment with a wide range of interesting and challenging projects.

 

At 106 Group, we are committed to connecting people, place, and time by providing a wide range of consulting services throughout the nation. If you want to work as part of a supported collaborative team, be innovative, and have a flexible and diverse work environment, then 106 Group is the perfect company for you. www.106group.com

 

We have reopened as a hybrid-office allowing our staff the flexibility to work from home or our office depending on project and training needs. 106 Group follows health and safety guidelines as defined by the CDC and the MN Dept of Health.

 

Please complete our web application and submit it with an attached PDF of your resume and a cover letter highlighting your skills.

 

106 Group is an Equal Opportunity Employer who is committed to celebrating diversity and promoting inclusion in the workplace. All are welcome and encouraged to apply.

 

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Amanda Northwick, SHRM-CP

106 Group Sr. Business Administrator

Direct: 651-403-8743

AmandaNorthwick@...

106group.com

 

St Paul MN | Boston MA | Richmond VA | Washington DC

 

Join us in celebrating Minnesota Archaeology Month with in-person and virtual events happening throughout the month! Check out the calendar of events and catch our short film, “A Day in the Life of an Archaeologist.”

 

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