Topic ID #40318 - posted 10/15/2018 10:54 AM

AmaTerra Environmental. Project Archaeologist wanted, Austin, TX.


AmaTerra Environmental. Project Archaeologist wanted, Austin, TX.




AmaTerra Environmental, Inc., an award-winning, woman-owned, small business is seeking a Project Archaeologist/Field Director for the Austin, Texas office. The successful applicant will work alongside our existing staff serving a variety of federal, state, municipal and private clients. Candidates should have a MA degree or equivalent in anthropology, archaeology or a closely related field and two or more years of professional archaeological experience working on surveys, testing and data recovery projects, or in the lab. Individuals with a BA only will be considered with demonstrated field experience and leadership.

Desired knowledge, skills and abilities include:

·         Excellent oral and written communication skills

·         Working knowledge of federal and state laws, regulations and guidelines pertaining to cultural resources

·         Experience in Texas, New Mexico, Oklahoma, Louisiana, and/or Arkansas (preferred but not necessary)

·        Experience with current technologies of electronic data collection, analysis, reduction, display, and reporting

·        Specific research interests and/or technical skills such as remote sensing, faunal analysis, lithic technology, the historic period, or geomorphology.

Successful candidates must also have the ability to:

·         travel up to 50 percent of the time,

·         walk up to 10 miles a day,

·         dig shovel tests to depths of up to one meter,

·         lift buckets weighing 40 pounds

·         work outdoors in 90+ degree heat.

Job responsibilities will include planning field projects, leading field crews on various survey, testing and data recovery projects, report writing, client interface and working with junior and senior staff in the Austin and Las Cruces Offices.

AmaTerra offers a competitive salary for this position, plus an attractive suite of benefits (health insurance, 401(k), sick/vacation leave, etc.). The job will be located in Austin Texas.

AmaTerra is an equal opportunity employer; women and minorities are encouraged to apply. This position will remain open until October 31st. Applicants are requested to email their current curriculum vita, cover letter and writing sample to using the subject line: Project Archaeologist.


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