Archaeological Field Technician

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# of Openings
Cultural Resources/Archaeology
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About the opportunity

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SWCA has several openings for Archaeological Field Technicians to assist in the field for an upcoming project.  You should be able to work eight 10 hour days with six days off between sessions.


What you will accomplish

Conduct archaeological pedestrian survey. Assist with mapping responsibilities in the field, including collection of GPS data using Trimble units, recording of isolated occurrences and archaeological sites.

Experience and qualifications for success

  • A Bachelor’s Degree in anthropology, archaeology, or a closely related field
  • An accredited Field School Certification is required
  • Experience with a wide range of field methodologies, primarily archaeological pedestrian survey is required
  • Knowledge of ArcPad and familiarity with tablets is a plus
  • Ability to travel to a location, walk and conduct fieldwork for long hours, sometimes in inclement weather, rugged terrain, and ability to carry equipment and supplies weighing up to 40 pounds is required.


SWCA Environmental Consultants is a growing employee-owned firm, providing a full spectrum of environmental services. With offices across the United States, SWCA is one of the largest environmental compliance firms and ranks among Engineering News-Record’s Top 200 Environmental Firms.


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EOE - women, minorities, individuals with disabilities and veterans are encouraged to apply.



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