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Immediate Opening for Project Archaeologists in New England


David George
 

Heritage Consultants, LLC is seeking a full-time Project Archaeologists based out of our Newington, Connecticut office. The successful candidate must meet or exceed the Secretary of the Interior-qualifications. She or he will be responsible for conducting archaeological undertakings of all types and sizes from planning through report completion. The applicant must be a self-starter and have strong organizational, verbal, and writing skills; the ability to work as part of a larger team; and broad experience in all phases of archaeological investigations from Phase IA assessment surveys to Phase III data recovery efforts. Heritage Consultants, LLC is seeking candidates with experience in either New England Pre-Contact era archaeology or historical archaeology.

We encourage you to visit our website at www.heritage-consultants.com to learn more about our company. We are a mid-sized firm that prides itself on quality work for a diverse clientele throughout the greater New England area. Our staff are dedicated historic preservation professionals that enjoy and take provide in the work we complete on behalf of our many clients. We are looking to expand our team and include someone that shares this dedication to and passion for cultural resources management

Job Duties: 

  • ·         Working closely with Senior Management and Operations Personnel to plan and execute projects within project scoping, timelines, and budgets;
  • ·         Coordination and communication with clients and relevant agency personnel while in the field;
  • ·         Working in tandem with other project personnel, including laboratory staff, historians, architectural historians and GIS specialists;
  • ·         Directing and supervising field crews and other staff assigned to projects;
  • ·         Completing cultural resource management reports and other deliverables to company and agency satisfaction that comply with applicable state and federal laws/regulations and guidelines promulgated by State Historic Preservation Offices throughout the region;
  • ·         Training new archaeological staff in appropriate field techniques, archaeological best practices, and other duties, as appropriate.

Minimum qualifications:

  • ·         Master’s Degree in anthropology/archaeology;
  • ·         A minimum of 3 years of full-time experience in cultural resources management;
  • ·         At least one year of full-time, supervisory level, professional experience in cultural resources management;
  • ·         At least one year of full-time experience in the management of field crews and budgets;
  • ·         In-depth understanding of archaeological field methods for all phases of work;
  • ·         Detailed experience in using GPS equipment for field recordation, as well as all other field equipment;
  • ·         In-depth knowledge of the prehistory and history of the Northeast, including CT, MA, RI, NH, VT, and NY;
  • ·         A working understanding of historic preservation law, particularly Section 106 of the National Historic Preservation Act;
  • ·         Willingness to travel for field projects with hotel stays during the work week (as needed);
  • ·         Ability to work outdoors in variable temperatures and in weather that may include rain or snow; ability hike difficult terrain while carrying field equipment;
  • ·         Possession of a valid U.S. driver’s license


Salary for this position will be commensurate with experience. Heritage Consultants, LLC offers group medical, dental, and vision insurance; vacation time, and paid holidays. Heritage Consultants, LLC also profit shares and the successful candidate will be eligible for bonuses to reward outstanding work. If you are interested in joining our team, please submit a cover letter, resume, and contact information for three references to David George at dgeorge@....

Heritage Consultants, LLC is an equal opportunity employer