Topic ID #41407 - posted 8/8/2019 5:08 PM

Field Technicians for Survey in Southeastern Oregon


Archaeological and Historical Services (AHS) is a cultural resource firm affiliated with Eastern Washington University in Cheney, WA that conducts work all over the Northwest U.S.

AHS is currently seeking Archaeological Technicians interested in working with a staff archaeologist on a 1000-acre survey in southeastern Oregon, located about an hour east of Denio, Nevada.  Survey days will be August 22 through August 27th.  Travel days to and from the project will be August 21st and 28th.  Work days are expected to be about 7 hours of pedestrian survey and 3 hours of driving, all paid for a total of 7 10-hour days, or 70 hours of paid work.  Food per diem is reimbursed (no advances), single occupancy hotel room will be provided.   


Responsibilities include but are not limited to:

1) Work with AHS cultural resource staff on a daily basis in the field

2) Complete pedestrian survey transects over uneven ground in variable and likely extreme-heat weather conditions

3) Take field notes and complete field and office forms

4) Basic artifact and feature identification

5) Document project/site features with gps receiver

6) Photograph artifacts, features, and archaeological sites using a DSLR camera (provided)



·       B.A./B.S. in anthropology or archaeology or related field 

·       Ability to carry 50 lbs or more across uneven terrain in various inclement weather conditions and work in a remote location

·       Be able to travel to either the project location or our offices in Cheney, WA


Prior experience in the Great Basin, particularly in eastern Oregon is preferred but not required.


To be considered please email your CV (including a current address) and three references, along with a brief introduction to Sean Stcherbinine at


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