Topic ID #36026 - posted 8/11/2015 9:58 AM

Field Archaeologists - Arizona


Harris Environmental Group, Inc. is an award-winning cultural and natural resources consulting firm specializing in the American Southwest. Our team includes archaeologists, architectural historians, wildlife biologists, environmental scientists, plant ecologists, and administrative personnel. We have a long history of working with federal, state, and local agencies throughout the Southwest, and our clients benefit from the collective experience of our diverse group of specialists.

Harris Environmental is seeking on-call (temporary) field archaeologists for cultural resources survey projects throughout Arizona. We are looking to fill both Field Director and Field Technician positions.

Field Technicians are responsible for assisting the Field Director in identifying and recording cultural resources in the field.

Field Directors are responsible for supervising and directing fieldwork on-site, and making initial evaluations and recommendations for significance, effect, and treatment of resources. Field Directors will work closely with the Project Director and Principal Investigator to ensure that projects are completed safely, effectively, and on time.  

Minimum Qualifications:

  • B.A. in anthropology or related field (individuals with significant experience without a degree will also be considered)
  • Ability to work in hot conditions
  • At least 12 months of supervised experience in cultural resource management
  • Competence with basic GPS devices

In addition to the above qualifications, the minimum qualifications for Field Director positions include:

  •  At least 4 months of cultural resources survey experience in the Southwest

Please indicate in your application if you have previously been listed as a Field Director or Project Director on a federal or state permit.

Pay is dependent on experience and education.

Please send cover letter (including date of availability) and resume to Laura Burghardt at


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