Serve as Field Director on Phase I surveys. Serve as Crew Chief on Phase II and Phase III archaeology projects. Serve as the on-site archaeologist for monitoring projects. Provides logistical support for the field activities. Maintenance and organization of all field documentation. Ensures that all fieldwork is conducted in accordance with all safety/OSHA standards and protocol. Conducts background research for projects, and assists with artifact processing, curation and technical reporting.
A full-time, permanent position. A Bachelor's or Master's degree in Anthropology, Archaeology or a closely related field, including successful completion of an accredited field school. A minimum of 4 year's experience in Cultural Resource Management for applicants with a Bachelor's degree or 2 years with a Master's degree, including Phase I, II and III projects. Prior supervisory field experience in the Midwest/Lower Great Lakes Region. Must hold a valid driver's license.
Familiarity with the full variety of both prehistoric and historic material culture of the Lower Great Lakes region. Experience with a variety of GPS technologies. Knowledge of basic health and safety issues relevant to archaeological fieldwork. CPR certification preferred. Basic knowledge of GIS programs, proficient with Microsoft Office, Adobe Acrobat and similar programs. Experience conducting archival research using primary and secondary historical sources. Excellent technical writing and communication skills.
Ability to carry heavy field equipment and walk for up to 10 hours across varying terrain each day in a variety of weather conditions.