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  • 05/14/2022 21:25 | AAC Admin (Administrator)

    SWCA's Environmental Consultants is seeking archaeological technicians to join our Phoenix, Tucson, and Flagstaff offices. Hiring will be for temporary/on-call positions to assist with upcoming cultural resources management work across Arizona. Successful candidates will assist with conducting archaeological fieldwork including pedestrian survey, site identification, site recording / data collection, monitoring and data recovery excavations. We offer a unique work environment specializing in delivering natural and cultural resources services across Arizona and beyond. Consideration for full-time employment will be extended to successful candidates, contingent upon performance and office needs.

    What you will accomplish

    • Conduct fieldwork for long hours in various environments including, but not limited to, extreme temperatures, inclement weather, and rugged terrain.
    • Carry equipment and supplies weighing up to 50 pounds.
    • Available for local projects and fieldwork requiring extended travel (staying in a hotel or camping for up to 8 days at a time).
    • Accurately identify historic and prehistoric artifacts and features.
    • Assist with cultural resource records searches, laboratory analysis tasks, and other office work, as needed.
    • Work independently in a responsible manner.
    • Work as a productive member of a team and follow the direction of the field supervisor.

    Experience and qualifications for success

    • Bachelor’s degree or higher in Anthropology, Archaeology, or a related field.
    • Prior experience in CRM can substitute.
    • Must have a valid driver's license, the ability to pass a Motor Vehicle background screening, and have access to reliable transportation.

    Preferred Experience:

    • Completed an archaeology Field School focusing on North American archaeological methods and cultural resources management.
    • Previous experience conducting archaeological fieldwork for CRM firms in the southwest.
    • Experience collecting field data utilizing modern mobile technology (tablets, Bluetooth GPS receivers, mobile software).
    • CPR and First Aid certified.

    Why Work at SWCA?

    At SWCA our mission is to partner with clients to help them achieve their goals through the application of Sound Science and Creative Solutions. Our purpose is to preserve natural and cultural resources for tomorrow while enabling projects that benefit people today.

    We are one company working collaboratively to deliver Sound Science and Creative Solutions to our clients. Our greatest opportunity for success lies in our ability to bring the best team to every project. We believe every person has something to contribute – unique skills, new ideas, fresh perspectives, and diverse backgrounds. Working together, we’re able to have a greater impact in our communities, within our company, and for our clients.

    At SWCA, we are driven to learn and improve our work and ourselves. We are always expanding our knowledge base, asking important questions, finding innovative approaches, and leveraging our collective expertise on every project.

    Good is never good enough. We set the bar high because we have the best experts in the industry who make performance a top priority.

    We promote a culture of giving at SWCA. Across the company, we give back to employees in need, to the communities in which we work, live, and play, and to the environment.

    SWCA Environmental Consultants is a growing employee-owned firm, providing a full spectrum of environmental services. With offices across the United States, SWCA is one of the largest environmental compliance firms and ranks among Engineering News-Record’s Top 200 Environmental Firms.

    If you would like to contact SWCA regarding the accessibility of our website or need assistance completing the online application process due to a disability, please email accommodations@swca.com or call 800-828-8517. This contact information is for disability accommodation requests only. All other inquiries will not receive a response.

    https://careers-swca.icims.com/jobs/search?ss=1&searchCategory=34948&searchPositionType=21768&searchLocation=12781-12784-

  • 05/01/2022 12:32 | AAC Admin (Administrator)

    ECORP Consulting, Inc. has an immediate need for field archaeologists for an ongoing project in Imperial County, California. Responsibilities include pedestrian survey, site mapping and recording, and other duties as assigned. Work is expected to be approximately four weeks.

    Minimum requirements include a Bachelor of Arts or Bachelor of Science degree in Anthropology or other closely related field, successful completion of an archaeological field school or field methods course at an accredited university in the United States, and at least 1 year of full-time professional experience. 

    Wages are based on level of education, relevant experience, and quality of references.    Bachelor’s Degree wage range is $24 to $27/hour. Master’s Degree in Anthropology and Registered Professional Archaeologists wage range starts at $30/hour. All positions include paid mileage between ECORP’s closest office and the project location, hotel, and per diem. These are temporary non-benefited positions.

    If interested, submit resume, work history, wage requirements, and a minimum of two references to jobs@ecorpconsulting.com.

    ECORP Consulting is an Equal Opportunity Employer

  • 04/25/2022 21:34 | AAC Admin (Administrator)

    WestLand Resources Inc. is seeking on-call Archaeology Field Technicians for our growing Arizona team. If you are looking for a flexible work schedule, interesting and diverse projects, and an opportunity to learn and grow with a terrific company, then WestLand is the place for you! Our crews can be found working throughout the Southwest on CRM projects for private and public sector clients. For out-of-town work that includes overnight or longer duration stays, per diem and single-occupancy hotel rooms are provided. The successful candidates can be based out of either WestLand's Phoenix or Tucson office. When you join WestLand, you join a growing, employee-owned company with a reputation for providing high-quality results and excellent service.

    Qualifications

    • Associates Degree or higher in Archaeology, Anthropology, or a related field. Prior on-the-job archeology experience may substitute for educational requirements. 
    • Previous experience in archaeology. 
    • Ability to conduct fieldwork for long hours in a desert environment featuring extreme temperatures, rough terrain and potential high altitudes. 
    • Ability to carry up to 60 pounds of equipment and supplies. 
    • Ability to bend and kneel for long periods of time. 
    • Ability to travel out of town for work throughout the Southwest, often on short notice and for extended periods (paid drive time, per diem and hotel provided). 
    • Reliable personal transportation to WestLand offices or local field sites. 
    • Ability to work as a member of a cohesive team. 
    • Ability to work in a fast paced and creative environment.

    Key Functions:

    • Under direction of a field supervisor, conduct archaeological field work (field survey, testing, monitoring and data recovery excavations). 
    • Under direction of field supervisor, record artifacts, features and other manifestations using Trimble GIS, map archaeological features and sites, draw scaled profiles and plans, and maintain paperwork, notes and records. 
    • Process and catalog artifacts and other materials under lab staff supervision. 
    • Perform preliminary analysis and lab tasks under lab staff supervision. 
    • File and scan records and paperwork. 
    • Complete record searches and report tables under supervision of senior staff.

    WestLand prides itself on providing a work environment that is relaxed and collaborative, while supporting the highest standards for project delivery and work product quality. Our team approach to both project and staff development naturally fosters a tight-knit environment of uniquely skilled and experienced professionals, learning from and helping one another.

    WestLand is committed to creating a diverse environment and is proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer. We invite applications from all interested parties including women, minorities, veterans and persons with disabilities. We maintain a drug-free workplace and perform pre-employment substance abuse testing.

    To learn more about WestLand Resources, please visit our website at www.WestLandresources.com To apply, visit our careers section at Westland Resources Job Listings

    EOE AA M/F/Vet/Disability 

  • 04/04/2022 21:22 | AAC Admin (Administrator)

    The Forest Service is hiring for recreation and archaeologist positions across the nation. Jobs are available in a variety of exciting and rewarding locations. If your passion is working in the great outdoors or preserving and protecting some of America's most exciting cultural resources, the Forest Service invites you to apply!

    Recreation specialists and technicians perform most of their duties outdoors, which could include trail repair, campground maintenance, visitor information, wilderness protection, and even patrolling on skis. Archaeologists work to learn about, interpret and protect the historical and cultural treasurers of our country and are so often involved in field investigations, site evaluation, and coordination with American Indian Tribes. 

    Apply on https://www.usajobs.gov/ - April 6 to 19, 2022

  • 04/01/2022 19:26 | AAC Admin (Administrator)

    This position is located in Casa Grande Ruins National Monument in the Resources Stewardship and Facilities Management Division.

    Career-Seasonal appointments are permanent positions and include the same benefits as Career appointments, but do not provide work on a year-round basis. You will work from approximately August through June, and be in a non-pay status for remainder of the year. Non-pay status is usually 2 weeks in duration but can be variable during these months.

    Duties

    Participates in archeological field surveys by walking over the landscape and searching for archeological features and artifacts. Records data and prepares survey records (e.g., site maps, photographs, surface artifact analysis forms, field notes).

    Provides leadership to field crews by assigning tasks and monitoring the status of those assignments. Serves as Crew Chief for excavation and survey activities.

    Participates in artifact recovery and provenience determination.

    Works with various materials for preservation and restoration of historic properties. Evaluates and assists other technicians in the evaluation of specimens (e.g., lithic ground stone, shell, bone, non-artifact material, etc.).

    Processes specimens recovered in the field. Prepares specimens for specialized analysis to be sent to dating and other laboratories. Identifies, labels, and packages artifacts for curation. Maintains related databases, forms, maps, and files.

    Enters archeological artifact and project data including artifact information, catalog records, field notes, site records, etc. into automated systems, appropriate forms, and archival records. Retrieves and compiles data as required for resource management reports, interpretive exhibits, etc.

    Assists in the development of a variety of documents (e.g., cultural resource management plans, preservation guides, historic structures reports, etc.) by gathering data from files and reports, conducting research, evaluating available information, and preparing draft documents.

    Performs basic research by conducting interviews and publication and record searches, and synthesizing information collected for scientific, historical, and interpretive values.Provides general technical archeological assistance in a variety of areas related to or impacted by the archeological function, including Section 106 compliance, clearance, and planning; archeological assessments, evaluations, and field inspections.

    https://www.usajobs.gov/job/644445000

  • 03/30/2022 20:03 | AAC Admin (Administrator)

    The Arizona State Museum at the University of Arizona is in search of a Research Specialist (Cultural Institutions Compliance Professional II). The Research Specialist position is a 1.0 full-time equivalency (FTE) university staff position within the Collections Division of the Arizona State Museum (ASM), University of Arizona (UA), reporting to the Archaeological Records Office (ARO) manager. The position assists in the administration and implementation of the Arizona Antiquities Act (AAA; A.R.S. 41-841 et seq.). The incumbent will perform duties required by the ARO in fulfillment of ASM’s state-mandated policies and responsibilities and management of both paper and digital collections submitted to ASM.

    The ideal candidate for this position will model the highest degree of professionalism, work ethic, and interpersonal engagement with colleagues and clients while working to support the museum’s state-mandated programs and policies. The successful candidate will be a self-starter who takes initiative to master new skills, works to improve functionality and efficiency, and can independently manage specific projects to successful completion while contributing to a highly integrated team environment. Applicants should be respectful and considerate of the responsibilities involved when working with archaeological information, archives, and cultural objects.  

    Established in 1893, ASM is the oldest and largest anthropological research museum in the U.S. Southwest, with expansive collections that are exceptional resources for the study, teaching, and appreciation of the region’s 13,000-year human history. 

    ASM and UA are located on land that has been home to Indigenous peoples for 13,000 years. Today, the Tucson area is home to the Tohono O’odham and the Pascua Yaqui. Currently there are 22 federally recognized tribes with reservation land in the state of Arizona.

    Outstanding UA benefits include health, dental, and vision insurance plans; life insurance and disability programs; paid vacation, sick leave, and holidays; UA/ASU/NAU tuition reduction for the employee and qualified family members; state and optional retirement plans; access to UA recreation and cultural activities; and more!

    The University of Arizona has been recognized for our innovative work-life programs. For more information about working at the University of Arizona and relocations services, please click here.

    Duties & responsibilities:

    • Receives and reviews project submission materials by checking for completeness, communicating results to clients, and preparing submission materials for curation.
    • Fulfills document requests that may include archaeological reports, ASM site cards, and project registration forms.
    • Conducts archaeological records research for archaeologists and for non-archaeologists, prepares summary reports of the results, and produces GIS-generated maps.
    • Assists with the processing and curation of archaeological records submitted to the ARO.
    • Maintains paper and electronic records, including USGS 7.5-minute quadrangle maps illustrating archaeological site boundaries.
    • Conducts project tracking that includes entering incoming job information into workflows contained within the Mandated Programs databases.
    • Assesses payment status and maintains a database inventory of incoming project submission materials.
    • Assists with in-office and virtual ARO visitor services, including providing access to and facilitating use of archaeological records and USGS 7.5-minute maps.
    • Assists with supervision and training of ARO students and volunteers.
    • Additional duties may be assigned including (but not limited to) providing assistance to the ASM AAA Permits Office, the State Repatriation Office, and the Repository, as appropriate.
    • Works in person on the University of Arizona’s Tucson campus. 

    Knowledge, skills & abilities:

    • Knowledge of archaeological principles, methods, practices, and vocabulary.
    • Knowledge of geographic information systems (GIS) principles, methods, and practices.
    • Ability and willingness to learn new software and technology.
    • Good verbal and written communication skills, attention to detail, and excellent organizational skills.
    • Ability to develop and manage multiple and diverse projects to completion.
    • Exceptional team building, multi-tasking, interpersonal, and organizational skills, and the ability to create personal relationships and communicate well with diverse groups.

    Minimum Qualifications:

    • Bachelor's degree in Anthropology or a relevant field or equivalent advanced learning attained through professional level experience required.
    • Minimum of 3 years of relevant work experience required.

    Preferred Qualifications:

    • Master’s degree in Anthropology or a relevant field.
    • 3+ years of archaeological experience working with a cultural resources management firm or agency in the American Southwest.
    • Experience using ASM standards for archaeological fieldwork and reporting, especially for AAA-permitted work on state lands.
    • Experience reading USGS 7.5-minute maps and understanding of Universal Trans-Mercator (UTM) and Public Lands Survey Systems.
    • Experience with ESRI ArcGIS software, especially creating/editing shapefiles and exporting maps.
    • Experience working with AZSITE.
    • Experience working with relational databases, especially with import/export functions, and query and report creation.
    • Demonstrable high-level of competence with Microsoft Access, Word, and Excel.
    • Experience managing or coordinating projects, especially for archaeological fieldwork or archaeological research.
    • Experience working with archival records.
    • Experience and skill in customer service.

    Salary: $42,620

    https://arizona.csod.com/ux/ats/careersite/4/home/requisition/9098?c=arizona

  • 03/17/2022 08:43 | AAC Admin (Administrator)

    Pueblo Grande Museum and Archaeological Park, owned and operated by the City of Phoenix, is located in Phoenix, Arizona, and includes two outdoor trails as well as indoor exhibits.  

    The Museum Aide supports the daily operation of Pueblo Grande Museum. This classification exists to perform technical museological work. The current vacancies include one position that has primary responsibility for special event coordination and support of the Museum's website and social media platforms and one position that is responsible for creating and presenting educational programs. Other duties include visitor services activities. Detailed instructions are provided with each new assignment; however, incumbents are expected to exercise independent judgment in the completion of assigned tasks. A high standard of exemplary guest services is expected. Supervision is received from the Museum Assistant for Visitor Services.

    Currently, two part-time vacancies exist in the Parks and Recreation Department. This recruitment and any interview process as a result of this recruitment may be used by multiple hiring managers and multiple departments throughout the City to fill any related current or future vacancies; other recruitments and appropriate eligible lists may also be considered.

    IDEAL CANDIDATE

    • Excellent customer service and cash handling skills.
    • Knowledge and experience leading educational classes and programs.
    • Knowledge and experience posting and managing a variety of social media accounts.

    SALARY

    $17.11/Hourly

    BENEFITS

    Part-Time employees may work up to 28 hours depending on location and are not eligible for the full package of benefits. Employees will have the opportunity to receive a free bus/light rail pass and earned paid sick time.

    MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS

    • One year of experience in archaeological or museum work
    • College course work in archaeology, anthropology or a related field
    • Other combinations of experience and education that meet the minimum requirements may be substituted
    • The City job description can be found here.
    • All finalists for positions are subject to a criminal background check applicable to the department or position.
    • For information regarding pre-screening and driving positions, click here.

    The City of Phoenix has paused plans to implement a federal mandate requiring all city employees be vaccinated against COVID-19. This decision comes after a series of legal challenges and a ruling from a federal judge which temporarily halts the COVID-19 vaccine mandate for federal contractors nationwide. If the requirement is reinstated, the City of Phoenix may require new hires to provide proof of full COVID-19 vaccination status as a condition of employment. After a conditional offer has been extended, candidates may request a reasonable accommodation based on a medical disability or for sincerely held religious beliefs.

    PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS

    The minimum qualifications listed above, plus:

    • Experience leading museum educational classes and programs.
    • Experience directly supervising and managing volunteers and interns.
    • Excellent customer service and cash handling skills.
    • Experience coordinating educational events such as lecture series, conferences, workshops.
    • Experience uploading information and managing websites.
    • Experience posting and managing a variety of social media accounts.
    • Experience in developing educational programs.
    • Experience providing educational activities to children.
    • Public speaking experience.

    RECRUITMENT DATES

    Recruitment closes March 28, 2022. All materials must be received by 11:59 p.m. on this date.

    https://www.phoenix.gov/hr/current-jobs/

  • 03/11/2022 14:49 | AAC Admin (Administrator)

    AZTEC Engineering Group is currently seeking resumes from qualified Principal Investigators to join our Cultural Resources team. Remote work is available for this role and we encourage applicants from AZ, NV, UT, CO or NM to apply.

    The purpose of this role is to propose on, develop, and manage archaeological projects of all sizes from start to completion. Below is a list of duties for this position:

    Duties

    • Perform archaeological and archival research
    • Manage projects, include staff, fieldwork, deliverables, schedules, and budgets
    • Work within schedule and budget constraints 
    • Oversee and participate in all aspects of archaeological survey and site documentation, GPS mapping, testing and data recovery, monitoring, analyses, report writing, and administrative duties
    • Serve as primary author on technical reports, research designs, treatment plans, and other technical documents
    • Develop proposals and cost estimates
    • Foster and maintain good working relationships with state and federal agency staff, tribes, and private sector clients
    • Take initiative, resolve problems, and improve procedures as appropriate to assure tasks are completed effectively
    • Coordinate/obtain permitting and adhere to agency guidelines/policies
    • Current understanding of client/agency guidelines and standards for fieldwork and reporting
    • Assist with business development goals and objectives
    • Assist with training and mentoring cultural resources staff in topics including Section 106 process, developing historic contexts and research designs, evaluating site eligibility and project effects, and site recording protocols 

    Required Skills

    • MA or MS in anthropology, archaeology, or closely related field
    • Registered Professional Archaeologist (RPA)
    • Meet Secretary of the Interior’s Professional Qualification Standards for Archaeology
    • 8 years of experience in Cultural Resource Management (CRM) and a minimum 2 years of experience as a principal investigator or project director
    • Ability to keep and maintain accurate and complete records of work conducted
    • Experience organizing and maintaining data, and completing archaeological site and excavation forms
    • Ability to be permitted as a principal investigator (or equivalent) by federal, tribal and state (AZ, NV, UT) agencies
    • Ability to conduct archaeological research and analysis
    • Experience reviewing, writing and editing technical documents and reviewing collected field data (forms, GIS, photographs, etc.) for completeness and accuracy
    • Demonstrated knowledge of federal, tribal, state (AZ, NV, UT), and local cultural resource management and historic preservation regulations
    • Extensive knowledge of cultural resources in the Southwest and/or Great Basin
    • Demonstrated understanding of GPS, GIS (Tablet, ArcGIS 10)
    • Experience obtaining permits for archaeological excavations
    • Excellent oral and written communication skills
    • Demonstrated experience managing and completing projects on time, within budget
    • Ability to work as a team member
    • Ability to walk up to 10 miles per day in adverse conditions (rugged terrain, remote locations, hot and cold temperatures, arid environments, dense vegetation) and carry up to 25 pounds of equipment
    • Ability and willingness to travel overnight and/or out of state
    • Good driving record
    • Experience in Southwest and/or Great Basin preferred
    • A high degree of professionalism and competence in project execution and delivery
    • Ceramic or other analyst preferred 

    Working Conditions and Environment

    Will need the ability to establish rapport quickly with others working on the same project and be able to promote a positive team environment. A working knowledge of dealing with a diverse population while using tact, diplomacy, and respect.

    Company Benefits

    AZTEC offers competitive salaries and a comprehensive benefits package, including medical, dental, life insurance, short and long-term disability, flexible spending accounts, Paid-time-Off, and a 401(k)/Profit Sharing program.

    Company Overview

    AZTEC Engineering Group, Inc. (AZTEC) is headquartered in Phoenix, Arizona, and provides diversified technical and consulting services to clients in the United States. AZTEC has offices in California, Colorado, Indiana, and Nevada. AZTEC is part of the TYPSA Group, an international consulting engineering firm with over 2,600 employees and more than 50 offices worldwide providing multidisciplinary consulting services in the fields of civil engineering, architecture, and environment. AZTEC has a diverse culture that focuses on providing rich opportunities for its employees. AZTEC is an Equal Opportunity Employer committed to affirmative action planning and encourages diversity in the workplace. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, disability, veteran status, or any other non-job-related characteristic.

    Please apply online at www.aztec.us/career.


  • 03/11/2022 14:40 | AAC Admin (Administrator)

    AZTEC Engineering Group is currently seeking resumes from qualified Project Director to join our Cultural Resources team. Remote work is available for this role and we encourage applicants from AZ, NV, UT, CO or NM to apply.

    The purpose of this role is to develop, direct, and complete archaeological projects (survey, monitoring, testing, data recovery). Projects may be located in the Southwest and/or Great Basin. Below is a list of duties for this position:

    Duties

    • Perform archaeological research and conduct site file searches at federal, state, tribal, and private repositories
    • Develop, direct and participate in all types of archaeological investigations
    • Adhere to project schedules
    • Supervise junior staff
    • Prepare technical reports documenting the results of fieldwork and archival research
    • Perform technical and copy editing for cultural resource submittals
    • Evaluate and make recommendations regarding ARHP/NRHP eligibility and treatment of, as well as project effects to, cultural resources
    • Assess significance and identify appropriate National Register criteria of eligibility by applying aspects of integrity
    • Prepare graphics for reports using ArcGIS or coordinate graphic preparation with GIS staff
    • Develop research designs and work plans
    • Develop project scopes and budgets
    • Manage/track budgets, schedules
    • Understand and assist clients with state, federal, and tribal cultural resources compliance
    • Coordinate with sub-consultants and vendors
    • Work independently and resolve project challenges with minimal supervision
    • Communicate effectively and work closely with fellow employees
    • Perform travel that may include overnight stays for an extended period 

    Required Skills

    • MA or MS in anthropology, archaeology, or closely related field (PhD preferred)
    • Minimum of 5 years experience in Cultural Resource Management (CRM) and a minimum 2 years experience supervising and managing projects, junior staff and preparing technical reports
    • Understanding of Southwest and/or Great Basin prehistory and/or history, archaeological method and theory, and applicable federal and state CRM/HP laws
    • Experience successfully directing all phases of cultural resource investigation
    • Ability to qualify at supervisory level for state (AZ, NV, UT) and federal archaeological permits in
    • Successful management and completion of projects on time, within budget
    • Experience using GPS, GIS (Tablet, ArcGIS 10)
    • Ability to generate, organize, and maintain accurate field records that meet state and federal standards and guidelines
    • Ability to perform fieldwork in adverse conditions (rugged terrain, remote locations, hot and cold temperatures, arid environments, dense vegetation) and carry up to 25 pounds of equipment
    • Excellent oral and written communication skills
    • Overnight and/or out of state travel required
    • Reliable transportation and good driving record 

    Working Conditions and Environment

    Will need the ability to establish rapport quickly with others working on the same project and be able to promote a positive team environment. A working knowledge of dealing with a diverse population while using tact, diplomacy, and respect.

    Company Benefits

    AZTEC offers competitive salaries and a comprehensive benefits package, including medical, dental, life insurance, short and long-term disability, flexible spending accounts, Paid-time-Off, and a 401(k)/Profit Sharing program.

    Company Overview

    AZTEC Engineering Group, Inc. (AZTEC) is headquartered in Phoenix, Arizona, and provides diversified technical and consulting services to clients in the United States. AZTEC has offices in California, Colorado, Indiana, and Nevada. AZTEC is part of the TYPSA Group, an international consulting engineering firm with over 2,600 employees and more than 50 offices worldwide providing multidisciplinary consulting services in the fields of civil engineering, architecture, and environment. AZTEC has a diverse culture that focuses on providing rich opportunities for its employees. AZTEC is an Equal Opportunity Employer committed to affirmative action planning and encourages diversity in the workplace. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, disability, veteran status, or any other non-job-related characteristic.

    Please apply online at www.aztec.us/career.

  • 03/06/2022 11:58 | AAC Admin (Administrator)

    Tierra Right of Way Services, Ltd. (Tierra), is seeking temporary field technicians for survey and excavation projects.  Crew members perform duties associated with archaeological survey and the excavation of archaeological sites.  May also be responsible for monitoring at construction sites.

    A crew member works on projects which may last a short period of time or a longer period of time, from just a couple of days to several months.  Working hours may vary from day to day and week to week and overtime may or may not be available.  

    Essential Functions and General Responsibilities:

    • Takes detailed field notes, draws sketch maps, excavates archaeological features, bags artifacts and records provenience of the finds during surveys, monitoring and excavations
    • Navigates and records data with a Garmin, Trimble and computer tablet 
    • Uses a Brunton compass and USGS topographic maps
    • Maintains tools and equipment
    • Takes photographs with a camera or cell phone
    • Walks survey transects on survey crew
    • Excavates various types of archaeological features
    • Performs other related responsibilities as needed

    Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:

    • Strong interpersonal skills, including the ability to interact and collaborate with other project staff 
    • Ability to maintain client confidentiality
    • Ability to work as a team player
    • Ability to work independently, if necessary
    • Attention to organization, detail and accuracy
    • Ability to maintain regular attendance and be punctual
    • Ability to plan, organize, and prioritize work
    • Ability to understand and follow direction from the Crew Chief and Field Director

    Mental and Physical Requirements

    Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable qualified individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions of the job.

    The Crew Member must be able to understand direction and adhere to established procedures, understand, remember and apply instructions and information, understand, remember and communicate routine information, be able to complete routine forms using existing form letters and conduct routine communication.

    The Crew Member must be able to lift and carry up to 30 pounds on a frequent basis, carry a day pack weighing 20 pounds, climb in and out of trenches or excavation units using ramps and ladders on a frequent basis and move self in different positions to accomplish tasks.

    Travel

    This position requires frequent overnight travel and extended stays. Some projects require camping in remote environments.

    Work Environment:

    This position requires work in remote areas and frequent exposure to outdoor elements, wildlife, rough terrain, and extreme temperatures.

    Minimum Qualifications:

    • Bachelor’s degree in Anthropology, Archaeology or related field
    • Valid driver’s license

    Preferred Qualifications:

    • Field experience

    Tierra is an Equal Opportunity Employer. 

    https://www.paycomonline.net/v4/ats/web.php/jobs/ViewJobDetails?job=27833&clientkey=69DB894364710A45376BBC60442024E6

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