Topic ID #36731 - posted 2/11/2016 1:28 PM

Archaeology Field Technician - Phoenix area

WestLand Resources

WestLand Resources Inc. is seeking archaeology technicians to perform data recovery in the field. This position is located in the Phoenix area.


  • Associate's degree in Archaeology, Anthropology, or related field. Bachelor's degree preferred
  • Previous related experience
  • Ability to conduct fieldwork for long hours in a desert environment (extreme temperatures, rough terrain), and ability to carry equipment and supplies (up to 60 pounds)
  • Need to work as a member of a cohesive team
  • Experience with MS Office products preferred
  • Ability to work in a fast paced and creative environment

Key Functions:

  1. Conduct archaeologocial field work (testing, data recovery, etc)
  2. Process and catalog materials as per schedule
  3. Perform preliminary analysis as necessary
  4. Artifact photography and photo editing
  5. Record artifacts and features with a Trimble GPS
  6. Map archaeological sites
  7. Draw scaled profiles and maps

Note: this position offers competitive pay, but does not offer per diem or housing

WestLand prides itself on providing a work environment that is relaxed and collaborative, while supporting the highest standards for project delivery and work product quality.  Our team approach to both project and staff development naturally fosters a tight-knit environment of uniquely skilled and experienced professionals, learning from and helping one another.

Westland is committed to creating a diverse environment and is proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer. We invite applications from all interested parties including women, minorities, veterans and persons with disabilities.  We maintain a drug-free workplace and perform pre-employment substance abuse testing.

To apply for this position, please go to or visit our website at 

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