Topic ID #39491 - posted 5/8/2018 8:47 AM

Archaeological Field Technician - California

PaleoWest Archaeology

Opening Date: May 8, 2018
Closing Date: Until filled

Location: California
PaleoWest is seeking on-call archaeological field technicians to complete project work on an as-needed basis, for its Bay Area and Southern California offices. Project assignments for this position will involve travel throughout California and possibly to other states (e.g., Arizona, Nevada). Depending on the applicant’s skills, the position may also involve office-based reporting related to the field projects. 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 California archaeology is required. The ideal candidate will have at least some experience conducting archaeological inventories in California. 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 ajjordan [at] and include "Field Tech - California" in the subject line.


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