Topic ID #42939 - posted 1/4/2021 10:22 AM

Immediate hire for Archaeological Field Technicians for Phase IB Hamilton, NJ -


AHRS is seeking qualified on-call archaeological field technicians with a minimum of a BA/BS degree in anthropology/archaeology. The on call archaeological field technician will be part of a growing team of AHRS cultural resource professionals.  Experience in the Northeast/Mid-Atlantic is helpful, as is current OSHA 40-Hour HAZWOPER certification. Applicants from the New York / New Jersey/ Pennsylvania area are preferred with the ability to commute daily to Northern New Jersey and New York City.

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

.        Completed an archaeological field school

.        At least six months CRM field experience

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

·        Ability to take 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

.        Must be able to excavate 15 STP’s a day in various soil conditions

·        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

.        The ability to get to and from a project site daily with a personal vehicle


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. AHRS is committed to creating a diverse and inclusive environment where a variety of backgrounds, cultures, orientations, ideas, and talents can flourish. AHRS is an equal-opportunity employer and al qualifies applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability status, veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law. AHRS is a Drug-Free Workplace.


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