Temporary Archaeological Crew Lead - UT

LSD Human Resources Department

Logan Simpson, a growing environmental planning, cultural resources, and landscape architectural design firm, currently seeks a full-time Temporary Archaeological Crew Lead to work in Utah, reporting to the Salt Lake City office.


Qualifications include meeting the Secretary of Interior’s Professional Qualification Standards in Archaeology and/or possessing or the ability to obtain current permits with a variety of public land managing agencies, with emphasis on Utah, Nevada, Idaho, and Colorado. Duties and responsibilities include demonstrable expertise supervising all aspects of cultural resources survey and site recording and evaluations. Candidates should be familiar with the completion of survey forms, operating Trimble GPS units, using digital data collection methods, and conducting quality control/quality assurance reviews of data. The ideal candidate will possess knowledge of federal cultural resources regulations and the ability to work as a team under the supervision of a field director. 


Capability of supervising cultural resources survey and other archaeological projects in remote locations and over steep terrain, a clean driving record, and the ability to work out-of-town are also essential. Camping for eight days in a row will be required. A proven research interest in the region is a plus.


Requirements include:


  • Bachelor’s or Master’s degree in Anthropology or closely related field or equivalent experience;
  • 3+ years of archaeology consulting or agency experience;
  • 1+ years of archaeology experience in the Great Basin or the Southwest;
  • Proficiency with electronic devices such as smart phones and tablets for digital data collection.


If interested, please apply online at http://logansimpson.com/about/careers/ and attach a resume and a cover letter that includes salary requirements.


Logan Simpson is an EEO/Affirmative Action Employer