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  • 07/23/2022 13:47 | AAC Admin (Administrator)

    Harris Environmental Group (HEG) is looking to hire Archaeological Field Technicians for multiple cultural resources survey projects in New Mexico, Arizona, and Colorado.

    Crews will primarily be working 8-day sessions, Thursday to Thursday, at 10-hours per day. The projects are expected to begin in August and continue through the late fall.

    Field Technicians are responsible for assisting the Crew Lead in identifying and recording cultural resources in the field. This includes identifying and documenting all types of regional artifacts and features, thoroughly filling out appropriate site forms, site/artifact photography, navigating survey transects with Garmin GPS, and mapping sites using Trimble GPS.

    HEG offers competitive pay and per diem.



    • Bachelor’s Degree in archaeology, anthropology, or related field
    • Ability to work in hot or cold conditions, inclement weather, and remote locations
    • Ability to hike up to 10 miles a day in rugged terrain while carrying up to 30 lbs. of gear/water


    • Accredited field school
    • At least 6 months of experience in CRM pedestrian survey
    • Proficiency with basic Garmin GPS devices and familiarity with Trimble GPS (Terrasync)
    • Skill using digital tablets for site recordation
    • Experience identifying and documenting prehistoric and historic artifacts and features

    HEG is an award-winning, woman-owned cultural and natural resources consulting firm specializing in the American Southwest. Our team includes archaeologists, architectural historians, wildlife biologists, environmental scientists, plant ecologists, and administrative personnel. We have a long history of working with federal, state, and local agencies throughout the Southwest, and our clients benefit from the collective experience of our diverse group of specialists. HEG is an Equal Opportunity Employer – women, minorities, individuals with disabilities, and veterans are encouraged to apply.

    Please send cover letter (including date of availability) and CV/resume to Lirain Urreiztieta at and Jonathan Damp at

  • 07/20/2022 21:15 | AAC Admin (Administrator)

    Harris Environmental Group (HEG) is hiring 1–2 full-time Project Director(s) for cultural resources projects throughout the Southwest U.S. This position will be based out of New Mexico and/or Arizona. The PD will direct compliance projects for state, federal, and commercial clients. The position will assist with project development, direction, coordination and quality control for cultural resource management projects while expanding our archaeological and historical consulting team. Responsibilities will include project direction (including fieldwork and travel), training of staff, data management, oversight of Field Directors and Crew Leads, and producing quality reports, managing multiple projects, and budgets.

    The successful candidate must meet the Secretary of the Interior’s Professional Qualifications Standards for Archaeology; thus, a graduate degree is required for this position.


    • Graduate degree in Archaeology, Anthropology or related field (required)
    • At least 5 years of supervisory experience in CRM, including at least 2 years’ experience as Field Director or Project Director (required)
    • At least 4 years of experience in CRM in the Southwest (required)
    • Experience with Section 106 compliance, NEPA, and other compliance processes (required)
    • Exceptional technical writing skills and a record of completing and editing technical reports (required)
    • Ability to be listed on our various federal and state cultural resource permits in NM, AZ, UT, NV, and/or CO (preferred)
    • At least 1 year of experience documenting and assessing historical buildings (preferred)
    • Experience with scheduling and budgeting projects (preferred)
    • Ability to work independently as well as oversee small or large projects (preferred)

    Job Duties and Responsibilities:

    • Manage budgets, prepare proposals, reports, and other technical documents, monitor field procedures, and author research designs, treatment plans, and other technical documents
    • Oversee field research, data collection, inventory, analysis, and final report production
    • Establish project procedures and budgetary restraints and assure that projects are concluded within budget and on time
    • Ensure that all fieldwork, analysis, and report production is conducted to professional standards and guidelines
    • Remain current with agency requirements for conducting cultural resources work
    • Conduct content edits of technical reports
    • Take initiative, resolve problems, and create improved procedures to assure tasks are completed in the most effective manner
    • The position may require up to 25 percent travel and field time.

    This is a full-time, salaried position, eligible for full benefits. The starting salary range for this position is $63,000 - $65,000. HEG’s benefit package includes medical, dental, and life insurance, short- and long-term disability insurance, flexible work schedules, telework options, paid time off, and a retirement plan with employer contributions.

    HEG ( is a woman-owned cultural and natural resources consulting firm, specializing in the western U.S. Our team includes archaeologists, wildlife biologists, environmental scientists, plant ecologists, and administrative personnel. We have a long history of working with federal, state, and local agencies throughout the West. Our business is growing, and we are looking forward to welcoming new members to our team.

    HEG is an Equal Opportunity Employer. All qualified applicants will be considered without regard to race, color, religion, sex (including pregnancy, gender identity, and sexual orientation), parental status, national origin, age, disability, genetic information (including family medical history), political affiliation, or military service.

    Please send a letter of interest (including date of availability) and CV or resume to Lisa Harris ( and Jonathan Damp (

  • 07/17/2022 15:27 | AAC Admin (Administrator)

    The Archaeological Conservancy (TAC) is the only national organization that acquires, preserves, and manages archaeological sites in the U.S. Founded in 1980, the organization is seeking a Southwest Regional Director based in Albuquerque, NM.


  • 05/25/2022 08:23 | AAC Admin (Administrator)

    Outreach Notice: Coconino NF Tribal Relations Program Manager GS-11/12. The Coconino National Forest is conducting outreach efforts to identify candidates interested in a not-to-exceed (NTE) 120 days Detail or Temporary Promotion opportunity and a permanent position as the Forest Tribal Relations Program Manager located in Flagstaff, AZ. Responses required by June 3, 2022 (see the last two pages of the attached flyer for response form) to Michelle Paduani, Email:, Phone Number: 812-276-8587

    Tribal Relations Program Manager Outreach.pdf

  • 05/18/2022 21:18 | AAC Admin (Administrator)

    Arizona State Museum at the University of Arizona is in search of an Assistant Manager, Permits Office (Cultural Institutions Compliance Professional III). The Assistant Manager, Permits Office position is within the Research Division of the Arizona State Museum (ASM) and is supervised by the Arizona Antiquities Act (AAA) Administrator. The incumbent assists in fulfilling ASM’s state mandated responsibilities. In coordination with the AAA Administrator, the incumbent is primarily responsible for the daily operations of the ASM Permits Office, including handling public inquiries, records management, and processing of AAA Permit applications and materials received pursuant to state law.

    The ideal candidate for this position is expected to be a self-starter and demonstrate the ability to balance working independently and as part of a team. The successful candidate will exercise judgement in setting daily priorities and a high degree of professionalism, work ethic, and interpersonal engagement with colleagues while working to support ASM’s state mandates. Applicants should have an appreciation of the responsibilities involved in administering the elements of the Arizona Antiquities Act.

    Established in 1893, Arizona State Museum is the oldest and largest anthropological research facility 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.

    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:

    • Assists the AAA Administrator in processing AAA Permit applications, including reviewing all AAA Blanket and Project-Specific Permit applications for completeness, preparing permits, obtaining necessary signatures, and returning materials to applicants.
    • Reviews qualifications of prospective Project Directors and Principal Investigators for listing on AAA Permits.
    • Receives draft reports and project deliverables for work conducted under AAA Permits and ensures that required deliverables are submitted.
    • Assists the AAA Administrator with report review and provides comments and revision requests.
    • Assists the AAA Administrator in developing policy and guidelines relevant to the implementation of the AAA.
    • Maintains paper and electronic records for the Permits Office including quotes, invoices, Notices of Intent, and reports, and works with the University of Arizona Research, Innovation and Impact Business Center.
    • Assists the AAA Administrator in invoicing tasks.
    • Orders supplies for the ASM Mandated Programs offices according to established department procedures.
    • Conducts regular inventory of Permits working files.
    • Supervises student employees and interns.
    • Additional duties may be assigned.

    Knowledge, skills & abilities:

    • Knowledge of archaeology and archaeological experience, preferably within the Southwest and with cultural resources management in the United States.
    • Ability to qualify under current Arizona Antiquities Act (AAA) standards as a Principal Investigator for the purposes of a AAA Permit.
    • Working knowledge of the Arizona Antiquities Act (A.R.S. §§ 41-841 through 41-846).
    • Ability to read USGS 7.5’ maps and understanding the UTM & PLSS location systems.
    • Demonstrable skills working with Microsoft Access and ESRI ArcGIS.
    • Effective interpersonal and communication skills (both verbal and written).

    Minimum Qualifications:

    • Bachelor's degree in anthropology (specializing in archaeology) or equivalent advanced learning attained through professional level experience required.
    • Minimum of 5 years archaeological experience working with a cultural resources management agency or firm in the United States is required.

    Preferred Qualifications:

    • Master's degree in anthropology (specializing in archaeology).
    • Five years of archaeological experience working with a cultural resources management agency or firm in the southwestern United States.
    • Research and field experience in the archaeology of the southwestern United States.
    • Supervisory experience in cultural resource management archaeology in the southwestern United States.
    • Formal, professional training in Section 106 of the National Historic Preservation Act.
    • Prior use of the AZSITE Geographic Information System.
    • Prior use of the Arizona State Museum's Archaeological Records Office materials, or similar.
    • Research and field experience in archaeology in the United States.
    • Supervisory experience in cultural resource management archaeology in the United States.
    • Experience in reading USGS 7.5’ maps and understanding the UTM & PLSS location systems.
    • Experience working with Microsoft Access and ESRI ArcGIS.

    FLSA Exempt, Full Time (40 hours per week), Benefits Eligible, Annual Salary $47,735, Grade 7, Open Until Filled, Apply with a Resume and Cover Letter.

  • 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 or call 800-828-8517. This contact information is for disability accommodation requests only. All other inquiries will not receive a response.

  • 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

    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.


    • 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 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 - 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.


    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.

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