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Posted: 10/14/2009

WV Division of Highways


Professional Opportunity
Charleston, WV

WV Division of Highways has an open permanent position for a staff archaeologist. Medical coverage, generous holiday, annual, and sick leave, and reliable support for conferences and specialized training. Paid overtime, with day trips accounting for most overtime and travel.


Masters Degree in Anthropology/Archaeology with two years of field experience in CRM projects.

Good interpersonal skills, and the ability to work independently as well as part of a team .

The ability to write clear and concise reports


Prospects who are knowledgeable in historical archaeology

Judgment developed from exposure to a range of field situations

Supervisory experience


Reconnaissance and identification surveys for bridge replacement and smaller highway projects

Occasional, limited Phase 2 evaluations

Coordination with consultants on significance evaluations too involved for in-house capability

Coordination with consultants and agencies on major transportation projects

Lots of report writing  we cover the entire highway system in WV

Resume - Send to Ben Hark, Engineering Division, Environmental Section: Ben.L.Hark@wv.gov

Charleston, WV, is the center of an urban area of about 200,000 people. Charleston has a decent social and cultural life, a moderate cost of living, and hospitable people. West Virginia perennially has the highest rate of home ownership and the lowest crime rate in the nation. Charleston is within a comfortable day's drive of much of the Mid-Atlantic, Mid-West, and Southeast.


This is being posted for the period October 9  November 20, 2009. Hiring for civil service jobs can be cumbersome - depending on outcome, we may repost after 6 weeks.

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How to apply
Resume - Send to Ben Hark, Engineering Division, Environmental Section: Ben.L.Hark@wv.gov
Ben Hark

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