Field Archaeologist- New Orleans, LA

Candace Newton

Field Archaeologist - New Orleans, LA


R. Christopher Goodwin & Associates, Inc. has openings for field archaeologists to work out of our New Orleans, Louisiana office on a variety of local and non-local projects. The durations of these projects range from approximately 1 to 3 months. The projects will be mobilized from our New Orleans office; some projects will require travel for which lodging and per diem reimbursements will be provided. 


Minimum qualifications include a B.A./B.S. in Archeology/ Anthropology and completion of an accredited archaeological field school. Familiarity with GPS and/or GIS is desirable.

Based on merit, this position will become permanent for the right candidate(s). The position includes paid holidays; health and dental insurance; annual leave; and the opportunity to participate in a 401(k) program. The compensation is competitive and commensurate with educational and professional experience. 

Candidates who have submitted applications with RCG&A previously are encouraged to apply again.


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, two Environmental Excellence and Stewardship Awards, and in 2014 was named Louisiana’s Archaeologists of the Year.  We have been named a “Top Ten” Family Friendly Business.


During the current COVID-19 pandemic R. Christopher Goodwin & Associates, Inc. is adhering to Center for Disease Control (CDC) guidance and to state and local requirements for the work place, to assure that field surveys, data analyses, agency updates, and reporting continue unabated in the safest possible work environment to the very best of our ability.


Furthermore, R. Christopher Goodwin & Associates, Inc. maintains a Drug-Free Workplace, and frequently works on projects requiring security screening. All candidates must pass a background check and drug testing.


Your application must include a letter of interest, a full CV, and contact information of three professional or academic references who can speak to your archaeological capabilities and work experience.


Equal Opportunity Employer Minorities/Women/Veterans/Disabled


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