Topic ID #11874 - posted 5/25/2011 12:51 PM

Charismatic, experienced Archaeologist seeking entry level work.



motorpotor

And willing to relocate.

AUGUST P. POTOR
1565 N. CHERRY ST. APT 5. CHICO, CA 95926
PHONE (530) 306-3107  E-MAIL MOTOR_POTOR@HOTMAIL.COM
Education
         California State University at Chico                                    May 2008    
           Bachelor of Arts in Anthropology      
         Sierra College                    May 2004 
          Associates Degree in Liberal Arts
              Associates Degree in Social Science
              Associates Degree in General Studies
Skills
·    Knowledge of archaeological excavation methods.
·    INFRA Database usage.
·    Lab use including, artifact photography, cleaning, cataloging and artifact staging. 
·    Identification of historic and prehistoric materials. 
·    ArcGIS, ArcMap and Trimble GPS and Total Station knowledge.
·    How to read and located one’s self with a compass and a topographic map. 
·    Knowledge of how to fill out SHPO DPR forms. 
·    Full knowledge of Microsoft Word, and Excel.
·    Flotation to process seeds and other mini-artifacts.
 
Archaeological Experience
   
 Plumas National Forest, Feather River Ranger District. 
During the 2008 field season I worked as an Archaeologist for the Plumas National Forest, Feather River Ranger District, during this time, I Conducted archaeological surveys, flagged and tagged archaeological sites, site excavations of an 1800’s Stage Coach Station. Also, performed innumerable site recordation and mapping. Took part in GIS Database manipulation and learned to create Excel Spreadsheet use. Received valuable experience with Total Station, topographic map, and compass use in concert with Trimble GPS equipment. At the same time prepared, cleaned and cataloged artifacts from excavation sites. Contact info: Jamie Moore, (530)532-7463.

Achill Island, Field School, Ireland.
I took part in the Achill Island Archaeology Field School located in Ireland in the summer of 2005. At this school I learned basic excavation methodology, surveying and planning, while participating in historic excavation. Spent time in the lab, researching local history, cleaning and cataloging artifacts, also learned a Flotation methods of recovery for seeds, charcoal and other mini-remains. Contact Info: Achill Archaeological Field School, +353 (0)98 43564.

Cabrillo College, Archaeology Technology Program.

I also gained valuable experience through the Cabrillo College Archaeology Technology Program. This program taught me about local native California Cultures while familiarizing me with general Federal and State laws and regulations regarding Cultural Resource Management, not only in California, but in the Western United States. We took part in prehistoric excavations at Wilder Ranch State Park, located on the Santa Cruz coastline, while learning to keep systematic, descriptive field notes and learned how to process artifacts in a lab setting. Contact Info: John Edwards, (831)479-6294.

Work Experience
Archaeologist       June 08-Dec 09
   Plumas National Forest, USDA, Oroville, Ca
         Jamie (530)532-7463
Merchandise Pickup        Summer 2003
     Sears, Galleria Mall, Roseville, Ca
          (916)787-7400
    
Lab Technician 
       Sierra Testing Labs-Geotechnical and Testing Labs, El Dorado Hills, Ca     Summer 1999
           Mike (916)939-3460


Awards
      Received a certificate of achievement for the 2008 Forest Service fieldwork season.
      Received a certificate of merit for reaching INFRA database-reporting goals for 2009.
    

References
    
     Contact me for References.
    





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