Topic ID #42806 - posted 10/26/2020 1:26 PM

Archaeological Technicians Sierra Vista, AZ

Brad Beacham

Archaeological Technician
Epsilon Systems Solutions Inc. is currently seeking part time Archaeological Technicians in support of multiple contracts in Cochise County, Arizona.

Under the routine guidance of supervisory staff, the Archaeological Technician performs archaeological fieldwork inclusive of survey, site recording, excavation, and/or monitoring. Effective communication, a good work ethic, and the ability to take instruction are preferred skills for this position. Pay rates are commensurate with experience, ranging from $16 to $20/hour. Fieldwork is anticipated to start in February or March 2021. GSA per diem will be provided.

Duties and Responsibilities:

·      Performs pedestrian survey for the identification of historic and prehistoric cultural resources

·      Performs in-field analysis and documentation of archaeological artifacts and features

·      Assists with resource photography and mapping in the field

·      Navigation and GPS data collection using Trimble units (knowledge of ArcPad and Collector is a plus)

·      Conducts archaeological monitoring

Required Qualifications:

·      Bachelor’s Degree in archaeology, anthropology or a related field

·      1-2 years work related experience, preferably in southern Arizona

·      Valid Driver’s license

·      Ability to obtain and maintain a security clearance

·      Ability to obtain a 40-hour HAZWOPER certification


Preferred Skills:

·      Effective oral and written communication skills

·      Analytical thinking and problem solving

·      Organization

·      Dependability

·      Strong work ethic


ADA Notations:

·      Outdoors. Rugged to extremely rugged terrain in extreme temperature ranges, often in uninhabited areas.

·      Must be able to walk 8-10 miles a day with field pack and ample water, over rough terrain in variable weather conditions which likely will include high temperatures in summer months.

·      A portion of the duties require working outdoors under extreme temperature, strenuous physical effort associated with hiking during archaeological reconnaissance and surveys, such as climbing steep slopes, and physical labor such as stooping, bending, carrying loads in excess of 50 pounds associated with archaeological excavation work.

To apply, please go to the link below and look for Job ID 1944-


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