Topic ID #37866 - posted 1/4/2017 1:32 AM

North Carolina based archaeologist seeking fieldwork in the Eastern US, will travel


Alan D'Zurilla
Archeologist, lab technician and Field Surveyor; Security Operations and Management;
Raleigh , NC 27603 -
Leader with experience in anthropology/archaeology, historic preservation, field survey, security operations, education, theme park/hospitality training and management, and military operations. CRM and academic archaeological experience in the Eastern United States and Europe. Adept at internal/external guest service, problem solving and critical thinking. Team-oriented, results-focused with proven ability to meet deadlines and deliver on key levels in a variety of circumstances.


Archaeological Field Technician
Northeastern Archaeological Research Center Inc.  – Farmington, Maine – October to November 2016
Wales Site 3 – Phase 3 Excavation in Middlebury, Vermont
• Archaeological excavation and analysis
• Analyzed and documented Paleo-Indian lithic material 
• Performed Excavation Wall Profile analysis and site map creation
• Used Munsell Charts to accurately identify soils

Historian/Archaeologist and Preservationist 1 – On Call
Institute of Archaeology Longwood – Farmville, VA - August 2016 to Present
USFS Nettle Patch – Phase 1 Survey in Jefferson National Forest
• Archaeological excavation and analysis
• Set transects, performed shovel tests, and boundaries denoting prehistoric sites
• Analyzed and documented Paleo-Indian lithic material 
• Performed soil analysis and created stratigraphic charts of soil deposition and consistency 
• Used Munsell Charts to accurately identify soils
Field Research Assistant
North Carolina State University - Raleigh-Durham, NC - May 2016 to August 2016
• Summer Entomology Research Assistant 
• assist during the lay-out of field plots 
• perform insect sampling techniques (sweeping, visual counting, trapping),  
• count and handle insects for research purposes 
• record field data 
• walk through soybean/wheat fields to collect data 
• assist during the maintenance/cleaning of field plots, and clean/organize equipment before finishing a day of work

Substitute Teacher
Kelly Educational Staffing - Orlando, FL -  December 2015 to February 2016
• K - 12 Substitute Teaching Experience 
• Ability to Follow Lesson Plans 
• Formal & Informal Learner Assessment 
• Classroom Management & Discipline 
• Student Engagement 
• Technology Integration 
• After-School Programs
Security Officer
Universal Orlando Resort - Orlando, FL - January 2015 to February 2016
• Observe, interact, and monitor guest and employee safety 
• Maintain and enforce company security, safety standards and procedures 
• Produce, maintain, and interpret paperwork on a daily basis 
• Security office operations and data management 
• Free standing and handheld metal detection training 
• Behavioral analysis and IED detection training
Universal Orlando Resort - Orlando, FL - September 2015 to November 2015
• Supervisor Attractions Operations Halloween Horror Nights 
• Manage a Seasonal Attractions Venue 
• Supervise a group of 4 Team Leaders and up to 37 Team Members 
• Work with and coordinate interdepartmental operations 
• Maintain Company standards and procedures 
• Organize and evaluate paperwork and skills testing of employees while providing 
• Exceeded past years guest flow goals 
• Led team to winning highest guest count house award
Cultural Resource Specialist
Prentice Thomas and Associates - Mary Esther, FL - November 2014 to January 2015
• Cultural Resource Preservation 
• Historic and Pre-Historic site work in Deland, FL 
• Phase 2 historic preservation 
• Research and produce results under budget and within a contract deadline 
• Individual and Supervisory Historic and Pre-Historic field and lab work 
• Adhered to and worked under company and client policies to complete a multi-million dollar project
Cultural Resource Specialist
Archaeological and Historical Conservancy Inc - Davie, FL - September 2014 to October 2014
• Cultural Resource Preservation 
• Excavation block Supervisor of up to four individuals and maintained data, paperwork, and artefacts 
• Produced reports, analyzed data, and maintained logs and personnel management daily 
• Federal Law Survey Monitoring and Phase 1 and 2 archaeological excavation as an individual and leader 
• Historic and Pre-Historic site work in Miami, FL, Marco Island, FL and Bonita Springs, FL 
• MET Square Tequesta Indian Pre-Historic Site excavation and preservation
Attractions Attendant/Trainer
Universal Orlando Resort - Orlando, FL - June 2011 to August 2014
• Attractions Attendant and Trainer of new Attractions Attendants  
• Train and Supervise new employees in company practices and procedures 
• Organize and evaluate paperwork and skills testing of employees while providing feedback 
• Guided Team Members in advancement and skills training
United States Navy - Pensacola, FL - 2007 to 2008
• Team Leader 
• Supervised Sailors and operations during the overnight duty shift 
• Monitored facilities
U.S. Infantry, United States Army - Fort Benning, GA - 2002 to 2006
• Instructor U.S. Army Infantry Officers Leaders Course, Fort Benning, GA 
• Team, Squad and Platoon Leader 
• Supervised Infantry soldiers, Infantry Officers in training, and new Mechanized Infantryman 
• Monitored facilities, equipment, logs, personnel, security check points, and high value items 
• Provided logistical and operational support to a company of over 200 soldiers
BA in Anthropology 3.45
University of Central Florida - Orlando, FL - 2011 to 2013
Archaeology Field School in Archaeology
Field School in North Atlantic Archaeology - Reykjavík - 2012 to 2012
Associate in Arts in General Studies
Valencia College - Orlando, FL - 2010 to 2011
EMT-B Certification in Emergency Management
Edison State College - Naples, FL - 2008 to 2010
Field Survey (4 years), Transects (4 years), Map Reading (10+ years), Microsoft Office (10+ years), Internet Research (8 years),Internet Explorer (10+ years), Firefox (10+ years), Military (6 years),Land Navigation (4 years), Archaeological Survey (4 years),Microsoft Word (10+ years), Microsoft PowerPoint (8 years),Kronos (Less than 1 year), Security (5 years), Archaeological Lab (4 years), Phase 1 Survey (4 years), Phase 2 Survey (4 years), Artefact Preservation (4 years), Floatation (2 years), Supervisory (8 years),Teaching (6 years), Team Leadership (10+ years), Teamwork (10+ years), Public Speaking (8 years), Public Relations (4 years), Theme Park Guest Relations (5 years), Archaeological Excavation (4 years),Shovel Testing (4 years), Artefact Cataloging (4 years), Google Docs (5 years), Google Maps (5 years), Google Earth (4 years),Political Surveying (1 year), Computer Skills (10+ years), Compass Skills (10+ years), Survey Elevation Tool Use (4 years), Dumpy Level (4 years), Theodolite (4 years), Line Level (4 years), Lensatic Compass (10+ years), Floatation (3 years), Survey Rod (4 years),Prism Rod (3 years)
Service Country: United States
Branch: Army
Rank: Corporal
January 2002 to January 2006
11B2M - Mechanized Infantry Non-Commissioned Officer 
• Instructor U.S. Army Infantry Officers Leaders Course, Fort Benning, GA 
• Team, Squad and Platoon Leader 
• Supervised combat Soldiers 
• Monitored facilities 
• Supervised training of new Soldiers
Army Achievement Medal Army Commendation Medal Global War on Terrorism Medal
April 2015 to April 2017
American Heart Association Heartsaver First Aid CPR AED and Child CPR AED
State of Florida Security Officer Class D
March 2015 to March 2017
License #D 1504074 
Unarmed Security

Central Florida Anthropological Association
January 2011 to February 2016
• Provided UF doctoral candidate Jason Wenzel and Master Candidate Kevin Gidusko with assistance in archaeological excavations and analysis 
• Set transects, performed shovel tests, and excavated units at the historic Thomas House, Fort Lane Historic Park, and the Oakland Nature Preserve 
• Analyzed and catalogued early 20th Century artifacts, faunal materials, and Paleo-Indian lithic points and shell tools 
• Performed soil analysis and created stratigraphic charts of soil deposition and consistency 
• Used Munsell Charts to accurately identify soils

Obama for America
July 2012 to November 2012
• Research of local demographics 
• Statistical analysis of local political trends 
• Performing phone and face to face interviews
Florida Anthropological Conference
May 2010 to May 2010
• Assisted with setup, operations and guest interaction
• Cultural Resource Preservation and Curation 
• Public Speaking and large group interaction and education 
• South Eastern United States Pre- and Historic Archaeology 
• Security operations in a theme park and resort environment 
• Customer Service in a Theme Park/Resort Setting 
• Theme Park attractions operation and training 
• Military Service, Customs and History


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