Date   

Museum/Archaeological Technician

Amy Gladding
 

Museum/Archaeological Technician
Great Basin Institute / Lake Mead National Recreation Area

Description: Working cooperatively with the National Park Service’s Lake Mead National Recreation Area (LAKE) and Parashant National Monument (PARA), the Great Basin Institute is recruiting a Museum/Archaeological Technician to join our AmeriCorps program and assist NPS cultural staff with museum work, archaeological field work, lab analysis, and data processing throughout the Parks. The museum work will include accessioning and cataloging of museum objects and archives, maintaining museum records, and other miscellaneous tasks associated with the museum collections. Field work includes surveying for cultural resources, recording and documenting cultural resources, and testing and excavation of archaeological sites. Lab analysis and data processing duties include analysis and cataloging of artifacts, updating of databases, and filling out site forms in support of SHPO and NHPA reporting requirements. Museum and lab work is partially sedentary with prolonged standing, walking, and bending often required, as well as lifting and moving of heavy items weighing 50 pounds or more. Completing archaeological surveys in the southwest requires the physical endurance to walk over a variety of terrains and in a variety of weather conditions, including extreme heat. Overnight camping for several days at a time in remote areas is required.

 Compensation:  Living Allowance: $8,760, AmeriCorps Education Award*: $2,114, Student loan forbearance and interest accrual payment**, Medical and dental benefits Field per diem while camping. * may be used for past, present or future educational expenses, including payment of qualifying federal student loans ** on qualifying federal student loans 

 Timeline:  August 05, 2013 – December 20, 2013. Full time, 40+ hours per week with some weekend work required.

Location:  Lake Mead NRA and Parashant National Monument encompass over 1.5 million acres in southeastern Nevada and northwestern Arizona

Qualifications: Required: Educational and field experiences related to archaeology, anthropology, or indigenous peoples studies; Ability to work in harsh and rapidly changing environments, camp in the backcountry for consecutive days, work in all types of weather conditions, traverse uneven terrain, and be in overall good physical condition; Ability to work productively and cooperatively as part of a team to accomplish mutual goals and communicate effectively with a diverse public; Posses a valid, state-issued driver’s license and clean driving record; and meet AmeriCorps eligibility requirements: (1) U.S. citizenship or legal resident alien status, (2) eligible to receive an AmeriCorps Education Award (limit of two in a lifetime, regardless of award amount), and (3) pass National Sex Offender Public Registry (NSOPR) and federal criminal background checks.

Helpful but not required: Knowledge of historic and/or prehistoric history and artifacts of the Mojave desert regions of the southwest; Read and interpret topographical maps and navigate using a compass; Experience operating hand-held GPS equipment for navigation and electronic field data collection; Experience driving 4WD vehicles on paved and un-paved roads; Posses good organizational skills and be detail oriented; and experience working in the desert southwest, or similar desert climates.

How to Apply: Qualified and interested applicants should forward a cover letter, their résumé, and a list of three professional references to Amy Gladding, GBI HR Coordinator, at agladding@....  Please include where you found this position posted. Local applicants are encourage to apply and will be strongly considered. This program is available to all, without regard to race, color, national origin, disability, age, sex, sexual orientation, political affiliation, or religion. Persons with disabilities are encouraged to apply. 




Archaeological Director (LCMM, Vergennes, VT)

Alex Lehning <alexl@...>
 

Archaeological Director
Lake Champlain Maritime Museum


Date: June 2013
FTE: 100%
Supervisor: CEO
Status:
Exempt



Position Summary:

The Archaeological Director provides leadership to all operations of the
LCMM¹s Maritime Research Institute (MRI) with the intent of maintaining
MRI¹s reputation for sound scholarship and expert underwater cultural
resource management.

The position is responsible for identifying, securing and executing
compliance-related
and grant-funded underwater archaeological projects, archaeological
publications and exhibits, and archaeological conservation projects.


The Archaeological Director reports to LCMM¹s Executive Director, is a
member of
LCMM¹s senior staff, and oversees a staff of five, plus volunteers and
interns.


Duties and Responsibilities:

- Ensure all MRI operations and projects are consistent with the mission
and core values of the LCMM.
- Oversee all aspects of MRI operations.

- Secure and execute archaeological, conservation, exhibit(s, and
publications projects.

- Provide primary source content for the development of LCMM exhibits,
website and publications.
- Oversee the submission of grant proposals for underwater archaeological
and conservation projects, and the execution of and reporting on grant
funded work.

- Attend board of directors meetings and participate in board committees
at the request of the CEO.
- See that rigorous dive safety standards are maintained in dive
operations at all times
- Support all museum initiatives, including fundraising,programs and
events.
- Work with CFO to develop and manage MRI budgets.

- Share MRI underwater archaeological results with LCMM staff and the
public.

- Represent LCMM in public forums via meetings and presentations.

- Be willing and able to travel 10 to 20 weeks per year.


Job Requirements and Skills:

Education:

- Master¹s degree or PhD in History, Anthropology or related field.
Specialization in
Nautical or Maritime Archaeology preferred.
- Dive master or better dive certification.
- DAN O2 Administration, First Aid and CPR
- HAZWOPER 40 (or ability/willingness to acquire training)


Experience:

- Minimum of 7 years experience in the cultural resource management as it
applies to submerged cultural resources.
- Knowledge of historic preservation laws, including Sections 106 and 110
of the National Historic Preservation Act.
- Knowledge of dive safety regulations including EM 385-1-1.
- Experience listing sites on the National Register of Historic Places.
- Proficiency in small boat operations, USCG Captain¹s license preferred.
- Proficiency in MS Word, MS Office, PowerPoint, Adobe Photoshop,
Illustrator, and Acrobat. GIS experience is desirable.
- Proficiency in the preparation of Diving Safety Manuals, Dive Operations
Plans, Activity Hazards Analysis, Emergency Management Plans, and Float
Plans.
- Demonstrated record of scholarship.
- Proficiency in the use of underwater remote sensing technology including
side scan sonar, marine magnetometers and remotely operated vehicles.
- Proficiency in the analysis and interpretation of underwater remote
sensing data.
- Demonstrated successful grant-writing track record.


Skills:


- Excellent supervisory and client service skills.

- Attention to detail; ability to lead and follow processes and procedures
from beginning to end.

- Ability to lead teams and desire to work as part of an interdependent
team.

- Strong analytical, organization and interpersonal skills.

- Demonstrated project management skills, including excellent
follow-through for multiple projects at multiple locations; ability to
work independently.

- Strong written and verbal communication skills.

- Ability to utilize data of all kinds to inform the decision-making
process.


Applicants to submit their resume and cover letter via email to Adam Kane,
LCMM
Co-Executive Director (adamk@lcmm.org). Applications accepted until July
5, 2013.


Field Archaeologist - Poverty Point

Diana Greenlee
 

Company: University of Louisiana at Monroe

Position: Field Archaeologist
Location: Epps, Louisiana


Description:

The Poverty Point Station Archaeology Program invites applications for a three-month field archaeologist position beginning immediately. Responsibilities will include testing before/monitoring during ground disturbance at the site; mapping; and stabilizing areas disturbed by treefalls, armadillos and/or erosion. Experience conducting fieldwork at mound sites and with geoarchaeological research is highly desirable. Effective communication skills are helpful at this state-owned archaeological park. An M.A. in anthropology is required; a Ph.D. is preferred. Competitive salary; lodging provided. Applications will be reviewed as they are received. Send letter, vita, earliest start date, and names of three references to Dr. Diana Greenlee, Poverty Point Station Archaeologist, greenlee@.... The University of Louisiana at Monroe is an AA/EEO employer.



--
Diana M. Greenlee, Ph.D.
Station Archaeologist
Poverty Point Station Archaeology Program
Department of Atmospheric Science, Earth Science & Physics
University of Louisiana at Monroe

PO Box 276
Epps, LA 71237

318-926-3314

Check us out on Facebook at http://www.facebook.com/#!/pages/Poverty-Point-Station-Archaeology-Program/175315712487100

Poverty Point World Heritage Initiative: http://www.crt.state.la.us/archaeology/ppwhi/


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Amy Gladding
 

Archaeological Technician
Great Basin Institute / U.S. Forest Service, Carson Ranger District

Description: Working collaboratively with the USDA Humboldt Toiyabe National Forest, the Great Basin Institute is recruiting one Archaeological Field Technician to support survey work related to the Genoa Fuels reduction project. In accordance with Section 106 of the National Historic Preservation Act (NHPA), cultural resource investigation must be completed to evaluate effects to historic and prehistoric sites on federally managed lands. As such, the Technician will work with the Forest Service District Archaeologist assisting in site recording, report writing and records management. Project will take place on the Carson Ranger District. All new sites will be documented on site records, photographed, mapped and illustrated as needed. Previously recorded sites will have new site records completed if needed. The Technician will be required to work independently in the field; therefore, prior experience and knowledge of historic and prehistoric Great Basin archaeology are necessary to expedite field data collection.

Compensation: Rate of Pay: $15.00/hour

Location: Carson Ranger District in Carson City, NV.

Timeline: 11-week appointment beginning in July 2013, or upon availability. Local applicants who have housing and require minimal relocation time will be strongly considered.

Qualifications: Technical requirements: Educational and field experiences related to archaeology, anthropology, or indigenous peoples studies – in particular, historic and prehistoric Great Basin archaeology; Experience and understanding of the proper steps required to conduct and assess the condition of archeological site surveys (e.g.: mapping, data recording, site photography, GPSing, figuring out location of and routes in to and out of survey site, and drawing artifacts or structures as needed); Experience using ArcGIS 10.x; Experience operating hand-held GPS units for navigation and electronic field data collection (previous experience operating Trimble units a plus);

Experience preparing, reviewing and documenting archeological fieldwork, excavations or historical properties; Ability to read and interpret topographical maps and navigate using a compass; Previous experience working with the U.S. Forest Service, or working in the Sierra Nevada Great Basin region desirable; andDesire to assist with site forms, collecting and cataloging field data and simple trowel or shovel tests, coding sheets, slides, photographs and narrative data to ensure that field data relationships are catalogued, maintained, and entered into appropriate databases.

Additional requirements: Ability to work independently to accomplish project goals and to communicate effectively with a diverse public; Possess good organizational skills and balance competing tasks; Flexibility and capability to meet the demands of rapidly changing plans and schedules; Possess a valid, state-issued driver’s license and clean driving record; Experience safely operating 4WD trucks on- and off-road, including narrow and steep forest roads, and conducting routine vehicle maintenance; and Ability to work in harsh and rapidly changing environments, work in all types of weather conditions, traverse uneven terrain, carry upwards of 40 pounds in a backpack, and otherwise maintain good physical condition.

How to Apply: Qualified and interested applicants should forward a cover letter, their résumé, and a list of three professional references to Amy Gladding, GBI HR Coordinator, at agladding@...In your e-mail response, please include where you found this position posted, as well as where you currently live/work. This program is available to all, without regard to race, color, national origin, disability, age, sex, sexual orientation, political affiliation, or religion. Persons with disabilities are encouraged to apply. This posting will close at 5:00 PM PST on June 24, 2013.




HistoriCorps Seeking Camp Chef for Archaeology Project in Shoshone National Forest

amyeller44
 

HistoriCorps Seeking Camp Chef for Archaeology Project in Shoshone National Forest

HistoriCorps is looking for an archaeology enthusiast who loves to cook in the wilderness or a good cook who loves archaeology in the wilderness! The Crew Chef position is a fun and important job - it is like cooking for a big family. If you love to cook, camp, and travel, this is a great opportunity.

Dates: July 30th-August 8th plus travel time. 

Location: Shoshone National Forest near Dubois, WY. You will be cooking in a kitchen tent and camping with the volunteers for the duration of the project.

Duties:

Purchase Food You will be responsible for planning the menu and purchasing food in advance, paid by HistoriCorps.

Travel to Work Site Transportation to and from the worksite from your place of residence.

Cook Breakfast, Lunch, and Dinner Each Day You will be cooking breakfast and dinner every day for approximately 15 people, and setting out sandwich ingredients for lunches. There will be a kitchen tent with all the cooking supplies youll need. Volunteers will be doing their own dishes, but you will be responsible for the kitchen dishes.

Have fun! You will have some free time, so feel free to explore the area, help the volunteers work on the project, and make new friends!

Qualifications:

Cooking A high level of comfort working in an outdoor kitchen;

Budgeting Responsible for staying at or under a budget of $12 per person per day.

Time Management Responsible for preparing each meal to be ready to serve at the time designated by the Project Supervisor (this is critical!)

Compensation: $12/hour

To apply, please send your resume and a short cover letter to Amy at 303-893-4160 ext 225 or aeller@.... Read about HistoriCorps at www.historicorps.org. Read more about the project here: http://historicorps.org/norton-point/. Deadline for applications is July 1st.

About HistoriCorps: HistoriCorps is a nonprofit 501(c)3 dedicated to engaging volunteers in historic preservation projects on public lands. We are based in the Rocky Mountain region but we coordinate and instruct projects throughout the United States.

Thanks,

Amy Eller
HistoriCorps Volunteer & Outreach Coordinator
1420 Ogden Street, Suite 103
Denver, CO 80218
Phone: 303-893-4260 ext. 225
www.historicorps.org


Archaeological Survey Lead $22.00/hour

Amy Gladding
 

Archaeological Survey Lead

Great Basin Institute /Bureau of Land Management, Black Rock NCA

*Eligibility for permitting required*

Description: Working collaboratively with the Black Rock , the Great Basin Institute is recruiting one Archaeological Field Technician to support survey work related to the Genoa Fuels reduction project. In accordance with Section 110 of the National Historic Preservation Act (NHPA), cultural resource investigation must be completed to evaluate historic and prehistoric sites on federally managed lands. As such, the Technician will work with the Archaeologist assisting in site recording, report writing and records management. Project will take place at Soldier Meadows on the Black Rock NCA. All new sites will be documented on site records, photographed, mapped and illustrated as needed. Previously recorded sites will have new site records completed if needed. The Technician will be required to work independently in the field; therefore, prior experience and knowledge of historic and prehistoric Great Basin archaeology are necessary to expedite field data collection and eligibility for permitting is required.

Compensation: Rate of Pay: $22.00/hour

Location: Gerlach, NV.

Timeline: Six week appointment beginning in July 2013, or upon availability (2 eight day field surveys, with six days off after, and 1 five day field survey for total of 21 field days. Local applicants who have housing and require minimal relocation time will be strongly considered.

Qualifications: Eligibility for permitting is required; Technical requirements: Educational and field experiences related to archaeology, anthropology, or indigenous peoples studies – in particular, historic and prehistoric Great Basin archaeology; Experience and understanding of the proper steps required to conduct and assess the condition of archeological site surveys (e.g.: mapping, data recording, site photography, GPSing, figuring out location of and routes in to and out of survey site, and drawing artifacts or structures as needed); Experience using ArcGIS 10.x; Experience operating hand-held GPS units for navigation and electronic field data collection (previous experience operating Trimble units a plus); Experience preparing, reviewing and documenting archeological fieldwork, excavations or historical properties; Ability to read and interpret topographical maps and navigate using a compass; Previous experience working in the Sierra Nevada Great Basin region desirable; and desire to assist with site forms, collecting and cataloging field data and simple trowel or shovel tests, coding sheets, slides, photographs and narrative data to ensure that field data relationships are catalogued, maintained, and entered into appropriate databases.

 Additional requirements: Ability to work independently to accomplish project goals and to communicate effectively with a diverse public; Possess good organizational skills and balance competing tasks; Flexibility and capability to meet the demands of rapidly changing plans and schedules; Possess a valid, state-issued driver’s license and clean driving record; Experience safely operating 4WD trucks on- and off-road, including narrow and steep forest roads, and conducting routine vehicle maintenance; and Ability to work in harsh and rapidly changing environments, work in all types of weather conditions, traverse uneven terrain, carry upwards of 40 pounds in a backpack, and otherwise maintain good physical condition.

How to Apply: Qualified and interested applicants should forward a cover letter, their résumé, and a list of three professional references to Amy Gladding, GBI HR Coordinator, at agladding@....  in your e-mail response, please include where you found this position posted, as well as where you currently live/work. This program is available to all, without regard to race, color, national origin, disability, age, sex, sexual orientation, political affiliation, or religion. Persons with disabilities are encouraged to apply.


Historic Preservation Assistant - Las Cruces New Mexico

Nick
 

AmaTerra Environmental is seeking a Historic Preservation Assistant for immediate full time employment in our Las Cruces, NM office. Work will include conducting archival and oral history research, documenting non-archaeological cultural resources, data analysis, technical writing, and interacting with clients. Funding is available for a minimum of one year of employment with the possibility of additional follow-on work. The successful candidate will have a Bachelors degree in Historic Preservation, Architectural History, American Studies, History, or a closely related field and at least two years of related work experience. AmaTerra offers a benefit package that includes an annual salary between $38k and $47k depending on qualifications, plus medical insurance and paid holidays, vacation and sick leave, Interested candidates should reply to Nick Trierweiler at nickt@amaterra.com nickt - at - amaterra.com using the subject line "Historic Preservation Assistant" and should include PDF copies of the following items: 1) a letter of interest, 2) a recent resume or curriculum vita, and 3) a short (2-3 pages) sample of your writing.


Position Temporarily Closed -> [ShovelBums.Org] HistoryFlight -> 3 working archaeologists and 1 forensic anthropologists needed

R. Joe Brandon
 

The response of qualified applicants has been overwhelming and Mark has closed the position while he reviews the applicants.

Best,

R. Joe

On Jun 15, 2013, at 1:08 PM, R. Joe Brandon - Founder ShovelBums.org wrote:

 

Note from R. Joe: My buddies Mark and Chet have done work with this outfit before and they have gone to some incredible places.  Please only apply if you are qualified, sane, and willing :-)

Onto the posting.

Best,

R. Joe

Three hard working archaeologists and one forensic anthropologist needed

Four individuals needed for annual employment recovering some of the missing 78,000 American servicemen from the Second World War.  Extensive international travel with all expenses paid for well motivated individuals with motivation for the important endeavor.  Three archaeologists and one forensic anthropologist needed, wages consummate with experience.  Starting at 800-1200$ per week.   Plz forward cv to historyflightinfo@... , historyflightinfo - at - gmail.com  and we'll respond promptly

Visit http://historyflight.com/  for more information on History Flight.


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Archaeologist, GS-0193-11, Bureau of Reclamation, Loveland, CO

Cherry, Trent
 

Company: United States Bureau of Reclamation
Position: Archaeologist, GS-0193-11
Location: Loveland, CO

The Bureau of Reclamations Eastern Colorado Area Office, Loveland, Colorado, needs a permanent, full-time Archaeologist. Incumbent serves as the cultural resource program lead, is the technical expert, and advices management on issues pertaining to archeology, historic preservation, museum property, paleontology, cultural resources management, Federal cultural resources law and regulation, and anthropology. Incumbent provides leadership in developing ECAO's cultural resources policy and guidance, methods for project accomplishment and executing those methods. Incumbent consults with State Historic Preservation Office, Advisory Council on Historic Preservation, Indian tribes, and other Federal state, and local entities as required by Sections 106 and 110 of the National Preservation Act, and other laws and regulations. Provides support for environmental compliance for assigned activities, including categorical exclusions, environmental assessments, and appropriate sections of the environmental impact statements. Evaluates impacts to Indian Trust Assets and manages museum properties.

Vacancy announcements BR-DEGP-EC-13-17 and BR-GP-EC-13-17 and will be posted at www.usajobs.opm.gov thru June 28, 2013, or call (406) 247-7696.

By working for the United States Bureau of Reclamation, you will become part of the world recognized center of technical excellence in water and related resources. The mission of Reclamation is to manage, develop, and protect water and related resources in an environmentally and economically sound manner in the interest of the American public.

To learn more about Reclamation to go: www.usbr.gov

Bureau of Reclamation is an equal opportunity employer.


Field Director Posting

Robert Ramirez <robert.ramirez@...>
 

Field Director for Project in Dayton, Ohio

 

Labat Environmental, Inc is seeking an experience field director for an upcoming project in Dayton, Ohio. The qualified candidate must possess a Masters Degree in Archaeology or Anthropology and have demonstrated experience leading field crews. Candidate will be working closely with a Principal Investigator to complete Phase I survey work.

 

Candidates must be organized, possess good communication skills, a positive attitude, and a strong work ethic. Prior experience working in the Ohio Valley will be viewed favorably, as will demonstrated past field experience working with Trimble XT global positioning system (GPS) receivers. Candidates living locally, Dayton, Ohio area and surrounds, are preferred but will consider candidates living in other areas as long as they can reach home on non-work days.

 

Project is scheduled to begin in late June/early July.

 

Pay will be commensurate with experience.

 

To apply please send a cover letter and resume to Robert Ramirez, Principal Investigator via e-mail to robert.ramirez@.... Resumes should include relevant experience and references (with contact information, including email addresses and telephone numbers). Resumes will be accepted until the position is filled.

 

 

 

Robert Ramirez, M.A., RPA

Senior Archaeologist

Labat Environmental, Inc

714.606.0303

 


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Archeological Monitor - Near Three Rivers, Texas

R. Joe Brandon
 


 

Job Posting Form

Job Type:

Temporary, Job-Specific

Job Is In This State: S:

Texas

Job Is In This City:

Near Three Rivers, Texas

Job’s Title Is:

Archeological Monitor

 
 
Responsibilities include, but not limited to:
 
Archeological monitors will observe the daily field activities of land operations crews during a seismic 3D survey in the area of Choke Canyon Reservoir, which is outside of Three Rivers, Texas. The survey is expected to begin on July 16 and potentially run through September 7, 2013. The monitors will observe the operation crews to ensure the plan of operations and permit restrictions are being followed to sufficiently protect cultural resources. The activities of the monitor will include, but are not limited to:
·         Becoming fully aware of all permit and plan of operations requirements and restrictions
·         Attending daily pre-work safety tailgate meetings
·         Monitoring and mapping locations via GPS and landmarks to avoid pre-determined avoidance areas
·         Observing surrounding to ensure undiscovered cultural resources are avoided.
·         Monitoring activities for practices that could harm federal lands or cause injuries
·         Issuing “stop work” orders should permit or plan of operations violations or hazardous activities occur, or if undiscovered cultural areas are encountered.
·         Closely documenting and reporting daily progress and other activities of note
·         Providing a final summary report of all activities and issues, and a map of the area surveyed
 
Basic qualifications are:
 
·         Bachelor’s degree in archaeology, anthropology, or closely related field
·         At least one year of full-time professional experience or equivalent specialized training in archaeological research, administration, or management
·         At least 4 months of supervised field and analytic experience in general North American archaeology
·         Demonstrated ability to carry research to completion
·         Professionals in prehistoric archaeology shall have at least one year of full-time professional experience at a supervisory level in the study of archaeological resources of the prehistoric period.
·         A professional in historic archaeology shall have at least one year of full-time professional experience at a supervisory level in the study of archaeological resources of the historic period.
 
Desired qualifications are:
 
·         Master’s degree in archaeology, anthropology, or closely related field
·         Ability to work long hours in the field under arduous conditions
·         Ability to write professional summary reports of daily monitoring activities
·         Strong verbal and written communication skills
·         Ability to work in teams
·         Compliance monitoring experience
To Apply:
To apply send a resume and contact information via email to the contact below:
 
Ken Carothers
Cardno ENTRIX
7800 N. Mopac Expressway
Suite 350
Austin, TX 78759
ken.carothers - at - cardno.com

 
 


HistoryFlight -> 3 working archaeologists and 1 forensic anthropologists needed

R. Joe Brandon
 

Note from R. Joe: My buddies Mark and Chet have done work with this outfit before and they have gone to some incredible places.  Please only apply if you are qualified, sane, and willing :-)

Onto the posting.

Best,

R. Joe

Three hard working archaeologists and one forensic anthropologist needed

Four individuals needed for annual employment recovering some of the missing 78,000 American servicemen from the Second World War.  Extensive international travel with all expenses paid for well motivated individuals with motivation for the important endeavor.  Three archaeologists and one forensic anthropologist needed, wages consummate with experience.  Starting at 800-1200$ per week.   Plz forward cv to historyflightinfo@... , historyflightinfo - at - gmail.com  and we'll respond promptly

Visit http://historyflight.com/  for more information on History Flight.


SWCA Environmental Consultants | Arch Field Techs - On Call - Las Vegas NV

swcarecruiter
 

SWCA Environmental Consultants is seeking to fill one or more on-call Archaeological Field Technician positions for projects based out of our Las Vegas office with anticipated fieldwork to occur throughout Nevada. These are temporary, hourly positions and the candidate will need to be available for on-call hours of work which could be up to 40 hours per week depending on workload. Overtime hours may be possible on some projects. When out-of-town travel is required, per diem, hotel room accommodations, and field vehicles are provided.
Job Responsibilities:
1. Conduct archaeological survey, testing, data recovery, laboratory analysis, and/or data entry under the supervision of a Crew Chief, Field Director, Project Manager, or Principal Investigator
2. Comply with all SWCA and client health and safety policies and procedures
3. Assist with GPS data collection in the field using Trimble units (knowledge of TerraSync is a plus)
4. Take detailed notes on appropriate forms provided by SWCA and assist with digital photography.
Job Qualifications:

1. A Bachelor's Degree in Anthropology, Archaeology, or a closely related field is required
2. Archaeological field school or six (6) months of field experience including survey and excavation is required
3. Great Basin or Southwest archaeology field experience is preferred
4. Ability to travel for up to 10 days at a time; to conduct fieldwork for long hours, sometimes in inclement weather conditions, often in rugged terrain; to carry equipment and supplies weighing up to 40 pounds; and to walk up to 7 miles per day is required
SWCA Environmental Consultants is an employee-owned company of environmental professionals who specialize in natural and cultural resource management, environmental planning, and regulatory compliance. We offer a team-oriented work environment, and a competitive compensation and benefits package, including an employee stock ownership plan (retirement).

In support of our value of integrity, SWCA promotes a safe and drug free workplace. We participate in e-verify and pre-employment background screening services. SWCA is proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer and encourages women, minorities, individuals with disabilities and covered veterans to apply.

How to Apply:
Letters of Interest and resumes must be received through our online application system at www.swca.com to receive consideration.

If you need assistance or accommodations to apply, please contact us at recruiting@swca.com.

Visit SWCA's web site, www.swca.com, and discover why SWCA is a great place to work for environmental professionals interested in sound science and creative solutions.


CRA seeks Principal Investigator for Richmond, Virginia, office

Charles "Chuck" Niquette
 

 

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

 

CRA’s Richmond, Virginia office seeks a Principal Investigator with Mid-Atlantic or Southeastern U.S. experience.  The qualified candidate must have a graduate degree in Anthropology and a minimum of three (3) years of experience as a Principal Investigator.  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, II and III projects.  Applicant will be registered with the Register of Professional Archaeologists or will be eligible for registration.  Candidate must demonstrate extensive knowledge of regional prehistory  and historic archaeology.  Experience in Virginia, Maryland, Delaware, and/or North Carolina is a must with transportation project experience a plus.  The candidate will be expected to manage and direct compliance projects 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 working with staff to prepare proposals and budgets, develop scopes of work, oversee projects and manage field crews, conduct analyses, interpret analytical data, and write reports.   Ability to use GPS units, electronic theodolite and drive 4-wheel drive vehicles in rough terrain is preferable.  Working knowledge of GIS applications is a plus. We are looking for someone who is detail oriented, has strong organization skills, is comfortable with complex survey and excavation logistics, has excellent verbal and written communication skills, and is 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 letter of interest, resume, three professional references, and writing sample to Bridgette Robinson via email at barobinson@.... CRA 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 Kay Simpson (ksimpson@...) via email or phone (804) 921-7074 with questions about the position.

 

 


Please Post

NativeX
 

Native-X, Inc. is looking for three to four archaeological technicians to assist in conducting survey for projects in northeastern California, Nevada, and southern Oregon. Experience in Great Basin archaeology is required. Successful candidates will have at least a BA/BS degree in anthropology/archaeology and at least 6 months survey experience. Some projects will require camping and others will utilize motels. The ability to walk 8-9 miles a day across a variety of terrain is also a must. Work will begin in July and continue throughout the summer/fall. SCA wage rates apply and vary by location but for the most part are between $18 and $23 an hour. Per diem and lodging paid.

Native-X, Inc. is also seeking a Masters degree level archaeologist to work as a Principal Investigator / Field Supervisor on projects in the same areas. Candidate must meet the Secretary of the Interior’s standards as an Archaeologist at this level and be able to be added to our BLM permits. This is currently a seasonal position based on project workload but Native-X, Inc. is in the process of expanding and other opportunities may present themselves in the near future for the right individual.

Please send resume and at least three references to John@.... Native-X, Inc. is a veteran-owned, small business and GSA contract holder. To know more about us, visit our website at www.Native-X.com.


Yuma Arizona Field Director Needed

lisakimharris66
 

Harris Environmental Group (HEG), a multidisciplinary cultural resources consulting firm, seeks a Field Director for an upcoming project near Yuma, Arizona. Qualified candidates must possess a Master's degree in Archeology or Anthropology. Candidates must have a minimum of 3 years of field director experience. Candidates must have experience with cultures and history of Southwestern Arizona, Southern California, and Northern Mexico. In addition, candidates should be physically fit and able to perform physically demanding tasks in adverse conditions (i.e. heat), have good organizational skills, and a good sense of humor. Pay is commiserate with level of experience. Please contact Lisa Harris at lharris@heg-inc.com lharris -at- heg-inc.com with resume when applying.


Permanent state archeologist position in Little Rock, AR

Wilks, Diana <diana.wilks@...>
 

Go to www.//http:www.arkansashighways.com

Click on Employment > Vacancies.  Download an application and submit with your resume to employment@....

 

Environmental Analyst III (Archeologist), Cultural Resources Section, Arkansas State Highway and Transportation Department

 

Characteristics of Work

 

Under general supervision, conducts environmental studies and prepares environmental documentation for proposed highway construction, maintenance, and operations projects.

 

Examples of Work

 

The following examples are intended only as illustrations of various types of work performed.  No attempt is made to be exhaustive.  Related, similar, or other logical duties are performed as assigned.  The Department may require employees to perform functions beyond those contained in job descriptions.  The Department may modify job descriptions based on Department needs.  The Arkansas State Highway and Transportation Department is an “at will” employer.

 

·         Under general supervision, conduct cultural resources fieldwork on Highway Department jobs, including background research.

·         Assist in the analysis and curation of archeological materials collected during fieldwork.

·         Produce reports of cultural resources work for review and comment that meet the 2010 Guidelines for Archeological Fieldwork and Report Writing in Arkansas.

·         Assess the eligibility of, and impacts on, archeological and structural resources for inclusion in the National Register of Historic Places.

·         Provide initial cultural resources constraints to assist in project planning.

·         Assist in the review of plans for projects to ensure compliance with environmental regulations and permits.

·         Assist in the development of National Environmental Policy Act documents.

·         Assist in the collection of data using Global Positioning System equipment.

·         Assist in the maintenance of computerized records used to track and document compliance with permits and regulations.

·         Statewide travel will be required.

 

Minimum Requirements

 

A bachelor’s degree in archeology, anthropology, historic preservation, or closely related field and two years full-time professional experience in archeological fieldwork; or a master’s degree in archeology, anthropology, historic preservation, or closely related field from an accredited college or university with one year full-time professional experience.  Must have working knowledge of Arkansas archeology and history; Section 106; NAGPRA; the State Burial Law; and other pertinent state and federal regulations regarding historic and archeological properties.  Must have valid driver’s license.  Strong oral and written communication skills are needed.  Proficiency in basic computer skills is desired, including Microsoft Word, Excel, Access, Outlook, and PowerPoint. 

 

("Accredited" means the educational institution or program is accredited by an accrediting organization recognized either by the United States Department of Education or by the Council for Higher Education Accreditation.)

 

 

Diana Wilks

Section Head, Cultural Resources

Arkansas Highway and Transportation Department

P.O. Box 2261, Little Rock, AR  72209

www.arkansashighways.com

(501) 569-2283

 


SWCA Environmental Consultants | Cultural Resource Program Lead - Las Vegas NV

swcarecruiter
 

Application Directions: A cover letter defining your objectives and contact information for three professional references are required.



SWCA Environmental Consultants is seeking qualified candidates for the position of Cultural Resources Program Lead for our Las Vegas, Nevada operations. This role combines high-level technical expertise with commercial acumen and business leadership. Responsibilities may include developing and implementing cultural resources project, project coordination, and business development. An important aspect of the work will involve staff mentorship and technical review of reports. This position is a regular, full-time salaried position, reporting to the Las Vegas Office Director. Salary will be based on individual qualifications and experience.



Job Responsibilities
•Provide highly effective management and leadership to SWCA's Cultural Resources program and staff and be able to maximize the talents of all cultural resources personnel
•Creatively and ethically serve the needs of SWCA's current clients and aggressively establish and expand the client base and revenue in the field of cultural resources and environmental consulting
•Help build and expand the cultural resources program in Nevada
•Identify and pursue new business opportunities
•Work closely with a project team to develop innovative approaches to resource assessment that meet client needs and can withstand agency and public scrutiny
•Take initiative and resolve issues to assure client needs are met effectively
•Conduct cultural resource consulting services and directly manage projects and key client contracts
•Demonstrable knowledge of applicable federal and state cultural resources laws
•Accountable for the financial success of individual projects, as well as attainment of personal goals such as business development and utilization
•Accountable for hiring and directing senior and junior cultural resources staff, and overseeing their personal goals: business development, utilization, etc.
•Enhance SWCA's professional reputation and demonstrate the ability to be creative and innovative with these tasks while representing SWCA in a professional manner
•Work collaboratively with the Las Vegas Office Director and Arizona, California, and Utah office management teams to grow the operations throughout the desert southwest
•Work closely with SWCA's other managers and directors in both natural and cultural resources throughout the company to promote SWCA's business interests in adherence to its mission, vision, and values



Job Qualifications
•A minimum of a Bachelor's Degree in archaeology, anthropology, or a related field; a Master's degree or substantial progress toward a graduate degree with a plan for completion is preferred
•A minimum of eight (8) years of experience in fieldwork and report completion, as well as scheduling and budgeting of projects related to cultural resources
•A minimum of three (3) years of experience at increasing levels of responsibility in cultural resources management, including supervising and providing leadership for other professionals
•Demonstrated expertise in federal, state, and local laws and regulations related to the management of cultural resources in Utah and/or surrounding states
•Substantial established credibility with cultural resource specialists at federal and state agencies in Nevada or demonstrated comparable relationships in surrounding states
•Permitted with applicable state and federal agencies in Nevada and/or surrounding states
•Demonstrated performance and achievement in business development in both private and government sectors, as well as demonstrated success in proposal writing
•Established relationships with senior cultural resource staff in other offices of SWCA
•Excellent communication and interpersonal skills, and ability to work well with supervisor and staff
•Team-orientated attitude with strong leadership and mentoring skills



SWCA Environmental Consultants is an employee-owned company of cultural and natural resource scientists and planners and corporate professionals. Headquartered in Phoenix, Arizona, SWCA has offices throughout the United States including the Pacific Islands. SWCA ranks among Engineering News-Record's Top 200 Environmental Firms. We offer an informal, team-oriented work environment, competitive salaries, and a competitive benefits package, including a stock ownership retirement plan.



In support of our value of integrity, SWCA promotes a safe and drug free workplace. We participate in e-verify and pre-employment background screening services. SWCA is proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer and encourages women, minorities, individuals with disabilities and covered veterans to apply.


How to Apply:
Resumes must be received through our online application system to receive consideration. Please click on the link below to be taken to the application.

https://swca-hr.silkroad.com/epostings/index.cfm?fuseaction=app.jobinfo&;id=23&jobid=808&company_id=16126&version=1&source=ONLINE&JobOwner=992407&level=levelid1&levelid1=2741&parent=Cultural%20Resources&startflag=2

If you need assistance or accommodations to apply, please contact us at recruiting@swca.com.

Visit SWCA's web site, www.swca.com, and discover why SWCA is a great place to work for environmental professionals interested in sound science and creative solutions.


Monitor --- Pasadena, California

James Clark
 

Statistical Research, Inc. (SRI), a multidisciplinary cultural resources consulting firm, seeks an individual cross-trained in archaeology and paleontology for an upcoming monitoring project near Pasadena, California.  Qualified candidates should possess, at minimum, a bachelor’s degree in Archaeology or  Anthropology and have completed an accredited archaeological field school. Candidates should have completed course work in geology (including field mapping) and paleontology.

Candidates must also have a minimum of 1 – 2 years of field experience as both an archaeological and paleontological monitor.  Paleontological monitoring experience should include jacketing and recovering specimens, sample recovery, recording locality and geologic data, and constructing stratigraphic columns.  Additionally, candidates should also be physically fit and able to perform physically demanding tasks in adverse environmental conditions (i.e., extreme heat), have good organizational skills, a positive attitude, strong work ethic, and willingness to learn and execute new tasks.  Prior experience with archaeo/paleo monitoring in the Los Angeles basin will be viewed favorably, as will demonstrated past field experience working with Trimble XT global positioning system (GPS) receivers.  

The pay rate for this position is commensurate with experience and lodging and food allowance are not being offered for this project.

For a complete job description please visit http://www.sricrm.com/opportunities/index.html.

How to apply

Applications can be submitted via e-mail to srijobs@... and should include a resume of relevant experience and references (with contact information, including email addresses and telephone numbers). Applications will be accepted until the positions are filled.

SRIJOBS@...

 

 


Assistant Project Managers - New Orleans, Louisiana

Beverly Bahle <bbahle@...>
 

R. Christopher Goodwin & Associates, Inc.
announces the following immediate archeological employment opportunity

Assistant Project Managers - New Orleans, Louisiana

Successful candidates for these positions in our New Orleans, Louisiana office must possess an M.A. or Ph.D. in Anthropology/ Archeology, have completed an accredited archeological field school, and have worked in the field of CRM or have served in a similar capacity for at least two years. These positions require superior field and interpersonal skills. Computer skills, experience with report writing, and knowledge of Section 106 of NHPA are desirable. Opportunity for advancement to positions with significant management responsibilities is available for the right candidate. Experience in Southeastern or Gulf Coast prehistory desired.

These are full time, salaried, professional positions with full benefits package (paid holidays, vacation, and sick leave; health, dental, and life insurance; and a liberal 401(k) plan. EOE/AA. Salaries are competitive and commensurate with educational and professional experience.

R. Christopher Goodwin & Associates, Inc. is the recipient of the National Trust for Historic Preservation’s National Preservation Honor award, the U.S. Small Business Association’s Administrator’s Award of Excellence, and of the Environmental Excellence and Stewardship Award. We have been named a “Top Ten” Family Friendly Business.

Please submit a letter of application, CV, and contact information for three (3) references via email, noting Assistant Project Manager in the subject line, to Neworleans@rcgoodwin.com

APM Search Committee - Louisiana
R. Christopher Goodwin & Associates, Inc.
309 Jefferson Highway
New Orleans, LA 70121
(800) 360-2724 (ARCH)
(504) 837-5151 fax

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