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JOB ANNOUNCEMENT: PROJECT ARCHAEOLOGIST/FIELD DIRECTOR, AUSTIN TEXAS

Margo Gregory
 

Job Description

AmaTerra Environmental, Inc., an award-winning, woman-owned, small business is seeking a Project Archaeologist/Field Director for the Austin, Texas office. This is a permanent, full time position. The successful applicant will work alongside our existing staff serving a variety of federal, state, municipal, and private clients. Candidates must have an advanced degree in anthropology, archaeology, or a closely related field and four or more years of professional archaeological experience working on surveys, testing and data recovery projects, and/or in the lab.

 

Desired knowledge, skills and abilities include:

  • Excellent oral and written communication skills
  • Working knowledge of federal and state laws, regulations and guidelines pertaining to cultural resources
  • Experience in Texas, New Mexico, Oklahoma, Louisiana, and/or Arkansas (preferred but not necessary)
  • Experience with current technologies of electronic data collection, analysis, reduction, display, and reporting
  • Specific research interests and/or technical skills such as remote sensing, faunal analysis, lithic technology, the historic period, geomorphology, or GIS familiarity.

Successful candidates must be able to:

  • travel up to 50 percent of the time,
  • walk up to 10 miles a day,
  • dig shovel tests to depths of up to one meter,
  • lift to 50 pounds
  • work outdoors in 90+ degree heat.

Job responsibilities will include planning field projects, leading field crews on various survey, testing and data recovery projects, report writing, client interface, working with junior and senior staff in the Austin and Las Cruces Offices, and other duties as assigned.

 

AmaTerra offers a competitive salary for this position, plus an attractive suite of benefits (health, dental, and vision insurance, 401(k), sick/vacation leave, etc.). The job will be in Austin, Texas.

 

If you are interested in a challenging and rewarding opportunity with a growing firm, please email a current curriculum vita (CV) with three professional references and a cover letter to Aaron Norment at anorment@... using the subject line: Project Archaeologist. A writing sample may be requested. AmaTerra is an equal opportunity employer; women and minorities are encouraged to apply. This position will remain open until filled.

 

 

 

Margo Gregory

Administrative Assistant

mgregory@...

512-329-0031

 

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