Topic ID #39628 - posted 6/13/2018 2:21 PM

NOW SEEKING Field Technicians in San Luis Obispo, CA


Location: San Luis Obispo, CA

Applied EarthWorks, Inc. (Æ) has immediate openings for Archaeological Field Technicians in our San Luis Obispo office. This work is on-call, as needed, and local candidates are encouraged to apply.


Field technicians will be responsible for carrying out archaeological field surveys and monitoring in support of a wide variety of construction projects. Duties may also include site testing and evaluation, and data recovery. Pay will be commensurate with experience. When applicable, per diem and lodging will be provided for out of town work. However, our current need is for candidates local to the San Luis Obispo area.


  • At least 1 year of experience with archaeological survey, construction monitoring, or excavation.

  • Prior experience in California and completion of an archaeology field school.

  • Knowledge of and basic operation of GPS technology.

  • Valid driver’s license, with the willingness to drive in “off-road” conditions.

  • Applicants must be physically fit and able to handle strenuous field conditions in sometimes adverse weather. Fieldwork may entail hiking on rugged terrain and steep slopes or require standing or walking for long periods of time throughout the day.

  • Local candidates only.

  • Pre-employment drug screening may apply for specific project assignments.     


Bachelor’s degree in Archaeology, Anthropology, or closely related field. Prior experience in California required.


Interested applicants may submit a letter of interest, resume/curriculum vitae, and list of three professional references to Human Resources at Please reference “Field Technician - San Luis Obispo” in the subject line. No phone calls please.


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