Cultural Resources Technician

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Cultural Resources/Archaeology
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About the opportunity

SWCA Environmental Consultants is expanding their team of qualified archaeology field technicians and looking for dynamic individuals who are following their passion in delivering the highest-quality project work.


Our Denver office offers a unique work environment and specializes in cultural and natural resources services.


Your role will be to assist on a variety of archaeology field projects in Colorado, Wyoming, and surrounding states through the coming field season. Many projects require overtime, travel, and lengthy stays in remote areas including camping.

What you will accomplish

Conduct archaeological fieldwork including monitoring, survey, testing, and data recovery excavations. Assist with data collection and mapping responsibilities in the field, including GPS and tablet technology use.

Experience and qualifications for success

  • A Bachelor’s Degree in anthropology, archaeology, or a closely related field required
  • Experience in archaeology fieldwork or field school, with preference given for experience in the archaeology of the northern and central Great Plains, and Rocky Mountains regions
  • Experience with a wide range of field methodologies, including archaeological survey, testing, excavation, methodology and monitoring required
  • Ability to travel to a location for extended periods, walk and conduct fieldwork for long hours, sometimes in inclement weather, rugged terrain, often at high altitudes, 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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