Topic ID #38210 - posted 4/1/2017 6:31 AM

Archaeological Field Technicians - Fort McCoy, WI

Jennifer Palmer


Archaeological Field Technician
Temporary Hourly
Fort McCoy, Wisconsin

Multiple Archaeological Field Technician (Temporary Hourly) positions are available with the Center for Environmental Management of Military Lands (CEMML). Positions will extend from 3-APR-17 through 29-JUN-17. These positions are located at Fort McCoy, Wisconsin. 
CEMML is a research, education and service unit within the Warner College of Natural Resources at Colorado State University (CSU). CEMML applies the latest and most appropriate science to promote the sustainable management of natural and cultural resources on Department of Defense (DoD) and other public lands. We provide technical support, conduct applied research, and offer career development and learning opportunities to support resource stewardship. We collaborate with our sponsors and within CSU to resolve complex environmental issues, leaving a legacy of science-based decisions that sustain our resources for future generations. 
To learn more about CEMML’s contributions to land management, our mission, vision, and values, visit
Fort McCoy is the largest military base in Wisconsin at 60,000 acres and is located between Sparta and Tomah. Fort McCoy supports the readiness of the force by serving as a training center and a support site for force generation missions. The areas at and surrounding Fort McCoy offer hunting and fishing opportunities along with miles of bike trails, golf courses, and historic areas.
The Archaeological Field Technician will help perform Phase III field investigations and/or laboratory work at an archaeological excavation in Monroe County, Wisconsin. Duties include Excavation, Note Taking, Artifact Collection, Laboratory Analysis and GPS Recording. 
The successful candidate must demonstrate U.S. employment eligibility.  CEMML will not provide visa sponsorship for this position. A BS/BA degree in archaeology or a closely related field and completion of an archaeological field school is required.  Knowledge of laws and regulations applicable to the protection and preservation of cultural resources, e.g., the National Historic Preservation Act, is necessary.  Applicants must have the ability to pass a background/security check. The successful candidate must be able to hike on uneven terrain in inclement weather for up to 10 hours per day and be able to lift up to 50 pounds.
Experience in Phase III work, Midwest archaeology, or southwest Wisconsin preferred. Experience in all aspects of archaeological field investigations, including inventory survey, National Register site testing, and data recovery, as well as corresponding laboratory analysis, data compilation, and report generation activities, preferred. 

Colorado State University is committed to providing a safe and productive learning and living community. To achieve that goal, we conduct background investigations for all final candidates being considered for employment. Background checks may include, but are not limited to, criminal history, national sex offender search and motor vehicle history.
Pay Rate is $16.05 per hour. Please note, lodging or per diem is not provided. 
To apply, please e-mail the following materials:
1) Resume
2) Cover letter
3) Name and daytime phone number for three professional references
Alexander Woods 

Colorado State University does not discriminate on the basis of race, age, color, religion, national origin or ancestry, sex, gender, disability, veteran status, genetic information, sexual orientation, or gender identity or expression. Colorado State University is an equal opportunity/equal access/affirmative action employer fully committed to achieving a diverse workforce, and complies with all federal and Colorado state laws, regulations, and executive orders regarding non-discrimination and affirmative action. The Office of Equal Opportunity is located in 101 Student Services.
Reflecting departmental and institutional values, candidates are expected to have the ability to advance the Department's commitment to diversity and inclusion. 
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