Archaeological Field Technician

US-OR-Portland
Requisition Number
2017-10119
# of Openings
5
Program
Cultural Resources/Archaeology
Hire Type
Temporary
Hourly/Salary
Hourly

About the opportunity

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

 

Our Portland office is seeking archaeological field technicians to conduct cultural resources investigations in the Pacific Northwest.

What you will accomplish

Conduct archaeological fieldwork including pedestrian survey, subsurface testing, site testing and evaluation, data recovery, and archaeological monitoring.

Experience and qualifications for success

  • A Bachelor’s Degree in anthropology, archaeology, or a closely related field or six (6) months field experience with a range of field methodologies, including survey, testing, excavation, and monitoring required
  • An accredited Field School Certification is preferred
  • Experience with a wide range of field methodologies, including archaeological survey, testing, excavation, methodology and monitoring preferred
  • Knowledge of ArcPad or TerraSync is a plus
  • Current valid driver’s license and the ability to safely operate a 4wd vehicle on rugged, backcountry roads required
  • Ability to travel to a location, 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
  • Previous archaeological survey experience in Oregon and Washington, and/or experience recording a variety of archaeological site types is a plus

 

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.

 

If you would like to contact SWCA regarding the accessibility of our website or need assistance completing the online application process due to a disability, please email accommodations@swca.com or call 800-828-8517. This contact information is for disability accommodation requests only. All other inquiries will not receive a response. 
 
EOE - women, minorities, individuals with disabilities and veterans are encouraged to apply.

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