Topic ID #39254 - posted 3/2/2018 1:52 PM

Field Technician - Denver, CO

PaleoWest Archaeology

Opening Date: March 1, 2018

Closing Date: Until filled

Location: Denver area, Colorado

PaleoWest is seeking an on-call archaeological field technician to complete project work on an as-needed basis, primarily for its Denver-area Rocky Mountain office. Project assignments for this position will involve travel throughout Colorado and possibly to other states (e.g., Wyoming and New Mexico). Depending on the applicant’s skills, the position may also involve office-based reporting related to the field projects he/she completes. This is a part-time, hourly position without benefits.


  • The successful candidate will be required to:
  • Independently conduct small field projects involving archaeological inventory, shovel testing, and photography
  • Assist with larger projects as part of a multi-person crew
  • Help to record diverse kinds of prehistoric and historic sites and isolated finds
  • If needed, help to write reports related to small field projects


At least one year of experience in archaeology is required. The ideal candidate will have at least some experience conducting archaeological inventories and/or some experience conducting any kind of archaeology in Colorado. The ideal candidate will have experience with iPhones and/or iPads, Microsoft Word and Excel, and technical report writing.

Required Skills:

The successful candidate must have a valid driver’s license and be able to work both with a team and independently. The successful candidate must also demonstrate excellent attention to detail, a positive work ethic, reliability, and commitment to working in a teamwork environment.


Commensurate with experience.

Please send CV/Resume and cover letter to and include "Field Tech - Denver, CO" in the subject line.


Visit our Employment Network websites: - - For information on advertising on this website, contact