Project Archaeologist - AmaTerra - Austin, Texas
Are you an archaeologist who is tired of bouncing from contract gig to contract gig? Do you feel like you have learned a lot out on the road leading crews and recording sites and summing things up, but you want an opportunity to be part of the bigger picture? Do you have experience contributing to the planning, coordination, and execution of field investigations? Do you confidently roll your eyes at Belloq’s distinct lack of permitting or vertical controls in his excavations to find the Well of Souls? If you are ready to take your career to the next level, then look no further. Contact us at AmaTerra Environmental, Inc., right away. You may be just the archaeologist we are looking for!
AmaTerra Environmental, Inc. (AmaTerra), an award-winning, woman-owned, small business is seeking an experienced, curious, and motivated professional Project Archaeologist to join their team at AmaTerra’s Austin, Texas headquarters. The successful applicant will work alongside AmaTerra’s staff of cultural and environmental resource professionals, in a challenging and supportive environment, serving a variety of federal, state, municipal, and private clients. Applicants must have a graduate degree in anthropology, archaeology, or a closely related field. Applicants must have five or more years of professional archaeological experience leading archaeological surveys, conducting artifact analysis, and preparing detailed archeological reports for regulatory cultural resource management projects such as roadways, electrical generation, and municipal infrastructure, among others. Experience working on and/or leading National Register testing and evaluation projects, as well as data recovery excavations is preferred.
Preferred knowledge, skills, and abilities include:
Successful candidates must also be able to:
Job responsibilities will include developing and planning field projects, leading field crews on survey, testing, and data recovery investigations in consultation with AmaTerra senior archaeology staff, report writing, analysis, client coordination, and working with all staff in AmaTerra Offices. Experience with project scoping, budget development, and management is preferred.
AmaTerra implements a comprehensive COVID-19 protocol in the workplace and on field projects according to CDC guidelines.
AmaTerra offers a competitive salary for this position, plus an attractive suite of benefits (health insurance, 401(k), sick/vacation leave, etc.).
AmaTerra is an equal opportunity employer; all qualified applicants are encouraged to apply. This position will remain open until filled. Applicants are requested to email their detailed curriculum vitae, cover letter, and writing sample to Jill Madden at jmadden@... using the subject line: Project Archaeologist - Austin.
11842 Rim Rock Trail
Austin TX 78737