Topic ID #35472 - posted 3/27/2015 1:31 AM

Field Archaeologist - Seasonal - Richmond Hill, ON

Jennifer Palmer

Requisition Number:    IE101768
Interest Category:    Environmental/Sciences
Interest Sub Category:    Archaeology
Job Title :    Field Archaeologist - Seasonal
Employment Category/Status:    full-time
Type of Position:    Temporary
Country:    Canada
State:    Ontario
City:    Richmond Hill
Minimum Requirements:    • Successfully completed an accredited archaeological field school
• Minimum seven years of experience in archaeological fieldwork and analysis
• Or demonstrated equivalent combination of education, skills, knowledge, abilities and experience
• Strong written and oral communication skills
• Must work well in a team environment
Physical demands and working conditions:
• Extensive manual labor including excavation with shovels and moving wheelbarrows filled with dirt
• Ability to extensively perform bending, kneeling, standing, and lifting and carrying objects weighing 50 lbs
• Must have a tolerance for working in outdoor environments, including prolonged walking or standing on various terrain in a wide range of weather conditions
• Valid Driver's License with a good driving record and the ability to travel and drive regularly, often long distances
Job Description:    As part of a multi-disciplinary Cultural Resources Management team, the successful candidate will participate in all aspects of archaeological fieldwork including survey, mapping, excavation and lab processing. 
The successful candidate will work on projects in a range of locations, primarily in southern Ontario. 
Responsibilities include, but are not limited to:
• Perform basic analysis of artifacts
• Perform various reporting functions
• Conduct archaeological investigations/ excavations
• Screen soil deposits
• Take accurate field notes
• Draw accurate profiles and plan views
• Record archaeological field data
• Use digital camera
• Process artifacts (wash, mark and catalog)
• Perform basic analysis of artifacts

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