1 Permanent Full-Time Archaeological Field Director/Junior Archaeology Principal Investigator-Ligonier, PA- The Markosky Engineering Group, Inc.

Melissa Adams <melissa@...>

Archaeological Field Director/Junior Archaeology Principal Investigator

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The Markosky Engineering Group, Inc.

Ligonier, PA

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$18 - $24 an hour

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    • Master's (Required)
    • Driver's License (Required)
    • US work authorization (Required)

Full Job Description

Requisition #126

Archaeological Field Director/Junior Archaeology Principal Investigator

Reports to: Principal Investigator/Cultural Resources Department


Job Summary:

The Markosky Engineering Group, Inc. is accepting resumes for a full-time, permanent Archaeological Field Director/Junior Archaeology Principal Investigator.

Job Requirements:

· The open position primarily consists of Archaeology Field Director duties, with occasional opportunities for reporting and project oversight on simpler projects as an Archaeology PI, or as an assistant to another PI;

· A majority of work will be in the field or lab, and conducted under another Archaeology Principal Investigator;

· The successful candidate must have a Master’s degree in Archaeology/Anthropology. They will need to show an archaeological field school was part of their training to be able to conduct Phase I, II, or III surveys that include the preparation of detailed notes, forms, logs, mapping, and photographs. They need to have excellent communication and organizational skills, be able to work on a team both independently and under the supervision of the Principal Investigator. Must have a positive attitude and a professional demeanor with the ability to work with and oversee various staff member personalities and backgrounds;

· Should have the physical ability to work entirely in the field, including walking long distances in various weather conditions through rugged terrain, bend over and squat to inspect the ground surface or excavation holes, to sit or stand for extended periods of time, and lift and carry up to 50 pounds;

· Should be experienced with the use of GPS units, and survey equipment. Should have sufficient knowledge of equipment and archaeological methods to clearly and effectively explain use to more junior members of field team;

· When not in the field, the position will also include completing artifact analyses, and various tasks associated with lab work and curation in the archaeology labs;

· Responsible for the quality assurance and control of all required forms of paperwork and documentation;

· Responsible for facilitating tailgate safety discussions and records, as well as maintaining and providing planning information for emergency medical evacuations;

· Should be able to communicate effectively with members of the crew, Principal Investigator, and when needed, members of the public;

· Possess interpersonal skills required to lead crews, manage risk, and maintain crew productivity;

· Preferably has varied experience among different industries;

· Preferably has experience with transportation agencies and/or federal agencies;

· Lithic analysis experience a plus;

· Must have 5+ years of experience in the field;

· Must also possess a current valid driver’s license, and be able to pass a drug screening test.


Job Type: Full-time

Pay: $18.00 - $24.00 per hour


  • 401(k)
  • 401(k) matching
  • Dental insurance
  • Disability insurance
  • Employee assistance program
  • Flexible schedule
  • Flexible spending account
  • Health insurance
  • Health savings account
  • Life insurance
  • Paid time off
  • Parental leave
  • Professional development assistance
  • Tuition reimbursement
  • Vision insurance


  • Monday to Friday


  • Master's (Required)


  • Archaeology: 5 years (Required)


  • Driver's License (Required)

Work Location:

  • Multiple locations

Work Remotely:

  • No

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