Topic ID #38195 - posted 3/27/2017 11:44 PM



Montgomery Archaeological Consultants (MOAC), an established full-service cultural resource consulting firm based in Moab, Utah, is accepting applications for field archaeologists (n=3-5) and crew chiefs (n=1-2) for the 2017 field season.  Currently, these positions are project based; however, they may last through the season depending on workload.  These are full-time (40 hrs week) positions involving Class III archaeological pedestrian survey, assisting in documentation of historic and prehistoric sites, GPS mapping, testing and excavation, and site form preparation.  Qualified applicants for the position must be able to hike at least 8 miles per day in difficult terrain and varying weather with 20-30lb pack.  Candidate must be able to communicate technical information effectively and establish and maintain effective working relationships with others.  Minimum requirements include a B.A./B.S. degree in Anthropology or Archaeology and at least 6 months experience in archaeological survey.  


The hourly wage rates vary in accordance to education and experience, but for the most part start between $15.00 and $17.00 an hour.  Per diem and lodging paid during work sessions.  Some jobs require camping.  The positions we will be filling occur in Utah, individuals with both residency and experience in Utah and adjoining states will have first consideration.


Applicants can email or fax a cover letter, CV, the names of two or three professional references, and a writing sample (preferably a site form or small technical report) to: 


Dr. Jody J. Patterson, Principal Investigator

Montgomery Archaeological Consultants

P.O. Box 219

Moab, UT 84532

Phone: (435) 259-5764

Fax: (435) 259-5608



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