Topic ID #42881 - posted 12/7/2020 11:59 AM

Long Term Monitoring for 2021 season - greater Seattle and King County area

Stephenie Kramer

The WillametteCRA Seattle office is seeking exceptional archaeologists to join our monitoring team for several large, long-term projects, one near Kent, Washington and another in Redmond, Washington. The successful candidates may also support our other cultural resource management projects. An ideal candidate is dependable, motivated, a clear communicator, thoughtful in the work they produce, and thoughtfully assertive in the way they interact with others, including fellow crew, construction site personnel, and the general public. The current opportunities are long-term, temporary full-time positions.

Primary duties will support these projects and include construction monitoring in accordance with the monitoring protocols established for each project; coordination on schedule and work sequencing; safety coordination; and communicating progress to supervisors and teammates.

PROJECT A is located near Kent, Washington. Monitoring coverage is anticipated to be on-going from late March 2021 through late September 2021. The typical work week is 7a-530p, Monday through Saturday, and a team of monitors will cover the work in shifts. We are currently advertising for two people to fill the Friday - Saturday shift. There may be opportunity to work additional days if desired.

PROJECT B is located in Redmond, Washington. Monitoring coverage is anticipated to be on-going from mid-December 2020 through at least Fall 2021. A team of monitors will provide coverage in the construction corridor. Typical construction hours are 7a-5p, M-F; monitoring during these hours may vary. Work will involve some night and weekend hours on occasion.

Secondary duties may include supporting crews during survey, testing, and data recovery excavations for other projects throughout western Washington and occasional laboratory and data entry office help.

Minimum qualifications include a bachelor’s degree in anthropology/archaeology, completion of an archaeological field methods course and at least some previous experience working independently and safely as an archaeological monitor at construction sites, impeccable note-taking, and familiarity with industry-standard technology such as GPS. Welcomed qualifications include a graduate degree in anthropology/archaeology or a cognate field such as geology; analytic experience such as lithic, faunal, or geoarchaeological analysis; technical experience such as GIS; and technical writing experience.

WillametteCRA provides competitive wages commensurate with experience and duties performed, lodging and per diem for overnight projects away from our office, and drive-time and/or mileage reimbursement. All staff accrue sick time. WillametteCRA is an equal opportunity employer and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, sex, national origin, religion, age, marital status, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability status, veteran status, genetics, and all other classes protected by federal, state, and local laws.

If you are interested in these positions, please contact Stephenie Kramer ( Please tell us a little about yourself in your email and include your current resume and work availability. If you have questions, please request a call via email and I will give you a call back at a mutually convenient time.


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