Westland Resources - Archaeological Field Technicians

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.


  • 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

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