Topic ID #42223 - posted 3/3/2020 9:09 AM

Cultural Resources Technician - Morro Bay


Cogstone is looking for a local cultural resources field technician in the Morro Bay, California, area for a construction monitoring project starting mid-to-late March 2020. The project is expected to run five days a week and last approximately eight weeks. After the project is complete, there is plenty of potential for ongoing work in Central California.

Cultural resources technicians will:

  • Conduct, construction monitoring, pre-field research and field surveys, and site testing
  • Search areas of proposed projects for evidence of historic and prehistoric remains
  • Determine exact location of sites and mark them on maps and aerial photographs
  • Ensure that work assignments are carried out in a safe and timely manner according to established standards and procedures
  • Clean and catalog artifacts
  • Stand for up to ten hours, although most projects work eight hour days

Position Requirements:

  • California experience
  • BA or BS in Anthropology or a closely related field.
  • Able to conduct field work for long hours, in possible inclement weather conditions and the ability to carry equipment and supplies weighing up to 40 pounds
  • Applicant must have a valid driver’s license, good driving record, with reliable transportation
  • Confident in the construction environment
  • Proficient in use of tablets and standard office software
  • Produce excellent field notes
  • Capable of working independently with a diverse, multi-disciplinary team
  • Self-motivated with strong initiative

We are an equal employment opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status or any other characteristic protected by law.  

Please apply on our website at

"We tell the stories of ancient life and human cultures both to promote appreciation of the past and relevance to the future. ™

Founded in 2001, Cogstone Resource Management Inc. (Cogstone) specializes in paleontology, archaeology and history, serving both public- and private-sector clients.  


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