Archeological Technician Position


Nurit Finn
 


Wapsi Valley Archaeology, Inc. of Anamosa, Iowa is accepting applications for a full time archaeological field and lab technician.  This position requires a B.A. or B.S. in Anthropology, Archaeology, or a closely related field.  Experience with archaeological laboratory and fieldwork in North America 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 fieldwork in all sorts of weather conditions and within various terrains.  In addition, the position will involve artifact identification, processing, analysis, and preparation of materials for curation within a professional lab setting.

 

Responsibilities will include:

 

·      Working with professional archaeologists in the field and lab

·      Artifact processing (washing, inventorying, labeling, and bagging)

·      Artifact identification and analysis

·      Curation preparation

·      Assisting with lab and research library organization

 

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

 

·      Skilled with Microsoft Office

·      GPS proficiency

·      Use of a total station or other surveying equipment

·      ArcGIS

·      Computer drafting/illustration

 

We are an Equal Opportunity Employer.  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 by May 3rd to:

 

Eleisha Barnett

Email: embarnett@...