Topic ID #42183 - posted 2/25/2020 6:21 PM

On-Call Archaeological Field Technicians


Title:  On-Call Archaeological Field Technicians

Salary: Commensurate with Experience

Location: New York/New Jersey/Pennsylvania

Archaeology & Historic Resource Services, LLC (AHRS) is a small Women’s owned firm providing cultural resources services throughout New York, New Jersey and Pennsylvania. 

 AHRS is seeking qualified on-call archaeological field technicians for various Phase I, II, III and archaeological monitoring projects throughout the states of New York, New Jersey and Pennsylvania. Applicants should have a minimum of a BA/BS degree in anthropology/archaeology, a field school and one year of field experience is preferred. Experience in the Northeast/Mid-Atlantic is helpful, as is current OSHA 40-Hour HAZWOPER and NYC 10-Hour Construction Training certification. Applicants from NY/NJ/Penn are preferred.

On-call field technicians must possess basic archaeological field and laboratory skills for various field survey, excavation, laboratory and construction monitoring work, including:

·        Ability to identify local cultural materials in the field and laboratory

·        Ability to take clear comprehensive notes and fill out archaeological forms

·        Ability to read topographic and project maps

·        Ability to perform archaeological surveys and excavations

·        Ability to carry 30 lbs. over rough terrain during the course of an 8-hour work day

·        Ability to work in extreme climatic conditions, cold or hot weather

·        Ability to communicate with archaeological supervisors (field director or crew chief) or construction contractors during monitoring jobs

·        Have a valid Driver’s License in good standing

To apply for this position, please send a resume, at least two references, and cover letter to: No calls please. Competitive wages are based on level of experience and experience. All work varies between local with no per diem to travel with hotel and per diem.

 AHRS is an Equal Opportunity Employer and values a diverse work force.


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