Topic ID #37092 - posted 6/6/2016 1:38 AM

Archaeologist Assistant Staff Scientist - Seattle, WA

Jennifer Palmer

Job Details
Requisition Number    16-0277
Title    Archaeologist Assistant Staff Scientist
Status    Casual
City    Seattle
State    WA
Description    Cardno is a professional infrastructure and environmental services company, with expertise in the development and improvement of physical and social infrastructure for communities around the world.
Cardno is seeking an Archaeologist/Assistant Staff Scientist to join our cultural resources group consisting of archaeologists, architectural historians, historians, and planners. Our group works with a multidisciplinary team of accomplished biologists, hydrologists, geologists, engineers, and planners on a variety of projects based out of our Seattle, Washington office for the western United States. The position will be an on-call, casual basis and will primarily consist of local work but may require travel to other regions as needed. 

Responsibilities include but are not limited to:
> Work with senior cultural resource staff on a project by project basis
> Navigate using project maps, topographic maps, compass, and GPS
> Conduct survey, testing, and data recovery of archaeological sites
> Conduct construction monitoring for archaeological resources
> Artifact and osteological identification
> Maintain detailed field notes
Requirements    Basic Requirements:
> Must have a M.A. in Anthropology or Archaeology
> Six months minimum relevant field experience
> Successful completion of archaeological field school
> Must be locally available for projects
> Must be authorized to work in the U.S. without company sponsorship
Technical Requirements:
> Experience with completing inventory, survey, testing, and/or data recovery
> Previous experience with mapping equipment and other special application equipment (e.g., total station, GPS, etc.)
> Familiarity with archaeological materials (e.g., historic artifacts, faunal bone, marine shell, lithics, etc.) desired
> Working knowledge of human osteology/forensic archaeology desired
> Previous laboratory materials processing experience desired
> Must be available for frequent travel to field sites out of local area
> Must be able to walk long distances under adverse conditions, including inclement weather, wildlife encounters, and able to carry up to 50 lbs.
> Must be able to handle a variety of field conditions, including (but not limited to) sun, heat, rain, snow, and uneven terrain
> Strong oral and written communication skills
> Strong proficiency in Microsoft Office Word and Excel

* Please Note that selected candidates will be required to pass a drug, background and reference screening.
Cardno is an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer

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