Topic ID #23247 - posted 9/18/2012 3:15 PM

Experienced Archaeologist - Willing to re-locate


S. Dooley

Current Location: Austin, TX


University of Edinburgh

November 2007

MSc Mediterranean Archaeology

*Graduated with honors 

University of Utah

May 2005 BA Anthropology (Minor Classical Civilization)

*Graduated cum laude

*Awarded Anthropology Scholarship



Horizon Environmental Services

Austin, Texas

Archaeologist/Crew Chief

May 2012-August 2012

Projects – Phase II testing on site in Austin area

                Survey creek crossings for pipeline in Louisiana

Other tasks – Lithic analysis & report writing


HDR, Inc.

Dallas, Texas

Archaeological Technican  June 2011 – April 2012

Projects - Pedestrian survey & shovel testing in W Texas

 Archaeological support for the BP oil spill in the Gulf


Southwest Archaeological Consultants

Santa Fe, New Mexico

Archaeological Technican  March 2011 – June 2011

Projects – Phase II/III - testing and excavation of various sites on a coal mine


William Self Associates

Cedar City, Utah

Archaeological Technican  September 2010 – March 2011

Projects – Pedestrian survey for energy company

Cultural monitor on pipeline project in Utah & Nevada


HRA, Inc.

Las Vegas, Nevada

Archaeological Technican  November 2009 – August 2010

Projects – Phase II/III Testing/excavation of ancestral puebloan site in Southern Utah

Pedestrian survey for BLM in Nevada

Report writing & artifact processing/cataloging for excavation


York Archaeological Trust

York, England

Museum Staff  July 2009 – November 2009

Led educational tours & workshops; assisted in the running of an archaeology museum


Archaeology Development Service

Belfast, N. Ireland

Archaeologist  April 2008 – July 2008

Projects – Various excavations for major motorway project throughout Northern Ireland


CFA Archaeology

Musselburgh, Scotland

Archaeologist   September 2007 – December 2007

Projects – Excavation of a Roman road near the Scottish borders

Testing at a Roman fortlet outside Edinburgh

Survey to re-visit sites in Ayrshire for an energy company

Organizing/processing samples in the lab


University of Edinburgh Souskia Laona Excavation


Archaeologist  March 2006 – April 2006

Excavated a Chalcolithic period settlement site near Kouklia


University of Utah

Salt Lake City, Utah

Research Assistant  September 2005 – December 2005

Digitalized paper work from an excavation for Dr. B Parker


Ashley National Forest

Vernal, Utah

Archaeological Technician  June 2005 – August 2005

Projects – Pedestrian survey throughout the forest

Excavations of rock shelters

Preparing reports for SHPO

Metal detecting project looking for a military road

Pedestrian survey in the High Uintas


University of York

SW Wales/NE Ireland

Archaeological Trainee  June2004 – August 2004

Six week field school that included:

Geophysical survey looking for medieval monasteries & iron age forts

Graveyard survey in Ireland

Excavation of a multi-component site (Elizabethan, Iron Age, & Roman)


*Excavation and testing (all phases) including shovel testing

*Survey – geophysical and pedestrian

*Experienced in drawing maps and profiles

*Post-excavation work with samples, artifacts, and human remains

*Various report writing experiences

*Experienced with a variety of GPS units

Please contact for references


Post ID#20574 - replied 9/30/2014 7:22 AM


VSC is seeking a FT Principal Archaeologist Investigator for WSMR (Las Cruces NM area). This is a MON-FRI position with no weekends or holidays required.  All Principal Investigators must meet the qualifications for Archaeologists contained in the Secretary of the Interior Standards and Guidelines for Archaeology and Historic Preservation (48 FR 44720-44726) OR the New Mexico Administrative Code Qualification for Archaeological, This states that the individual must have a graduate degree in archaeology or anthropology and a minimum of 30 months of full-time professional experience. White Sands Missile Range (WSMR) has the need to complete analysis and documentation for cultural surveys in order to comply with the National Environmental Policy Act (NEPA) of 1969 as amended and Section 106 of the National Historic Preservation Act (NHPA) of 1966. Phase II testing may be required on those sites that need more detailed analysis to assess their National Register eligibility status. Work will comply with WSMR Archaeological Standards and Procedures, Installation Cultural Resources Management Plan and the Integrated Natural Resources Management Plan.  Candidates should submit a resume and cover letter that reflects relevant experience to  This is an urgent fill position.


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