Archaeological Field Technician - On Call

Candace Roberts



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Archaeological Field Technician - On Call


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.


SWCA Environmental Consultants has an opening for a Temporary As Needed Archaeological Field Technician to work on projects on the Kona side of the island of Hawai`i. The applicant should have experience in archaeological survey and monitoring and be familiar with traditional Hawaiian sites and artifacts. West Hawai`i residents are preferred.

What you will accomplish

Successful applicants must be able to conduct archaeological fieldwork including survey, test excavation, data recovery, and monitoring.

Experience and qualifications for success

  • A Bachelor’s Degree in anthropology, archaeology, or a closely related field or six (6) months archaeological field experience.
  • An accredited Field School Certification is preferred.
  • Experience with a wide range of field methodologies, including archaeological survey, test excavation, and monitoring.
  • Hawai`i field experience preferred.
  • Current valid driver’s license and the ability to safely operate a 4wd vehicle on rugged, back country roads.
  • Ability to travel to a location, walk, and conduct fieldwork for long hours, sometimes in inclement weather, rugged terrain, often at high altitudes, and the ability to carry equipment and supplies weighing up to 40 pounds.

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.


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