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  • 07/17/2022 15:27 | AAC Board 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 Board 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 Board 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.

  • 05/01/2022 12:32 | AAC Board 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 Board 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 Board 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 Board 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.

  • 03/30/2022 20:03 | AAC Board 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

  • 03/17/2022 08:43 | AAC Board 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.


    • 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.




    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.


    • 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.


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

  • 03/11/2022 14:49 | AAC Board 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:


    • 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

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