Topic ID #41557 - posted 9/27/2019 12:11 PM

Project Archaeologist/Field Director Immediate Opening - TN


Panamerican Consultants, Inc. (Panamerican) is seeking qualified applicants to fill a full-time Project Archaeologist position in our Memphis, TN office. 

Candidate Requirements:
· M.A/M.S. in Anthropology or Archaeology.
·        Must meet the Secretary of the Interior Standards (36 CFR 61) in archaeology and be eligible for the Register of Professional Archaeologists. 
·        A minimum two years of demonstrable experience directing fieldwork for Cultural Resource Management projects, preferably in the Southeast region.
·        A minimum two years of demonstrable experience with analysis and technical report writing.
·        The ability to accurately identify historic and prehistoric artifacts and archaeological features, keep standardized records of the field investigations, prepare site descriptions, prepare sketch maps of sites, complete field site forms, and collect field GPS data using Trimble units and/or hand held GPS units.
·        The ability to work out of town for non-local projects on a regular basis.

Primary responsibilities include:
·        leading and supervising field crews in a variety of environments/terrain
·        recording prehistoric and historic sites through survey
·        monitoring fieldwork quality and reviewing paperwork/notes
·        conducting background research required for assessments
·        technical report preparation
·        adhering to established budgets and schedules
·        maintaining appropriate professional standards of quality and technical proficiency
·        positively interacting with a variety of clients, governmental agencies, and team members to meet deadlines and confidently represent the company

The salary range for this position is competitive and dependent on experience with the opportunity for advancement and a higher salary. Panamerican offers an excellent range of benefits (health, dental, life, and disability insurance, paid leave, 401K, etc.). 

Please complete our short online application on our website, upload your curriculum vitae, and a list of three professional references with contact information at the link below. Be sure to put Field Director as Position Applied for and select Memphis Office for location.

Panamerican is an Equal Opportunity Employer

All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, or protected veteran status.  OFCCP Equal Employment Opportunity Posters may be viewed at this URL:


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