• Archaeological Field Director (Project Archaeologist)

    Office Location US-OR-Portland | US-WA-Seattle
    Requisition Number
    2018-10234
    # of Openings
    1
    Program
    Cultural Resources/Archaeology
    Hire Type
    Temporary
    Hourly/Salary
    Hourly
  • About the opportunity

    The Portland office of SWCA Environmental Consultants is expanding their team and looking for a dynamic archaeological field director (project archaeologist) who is passionate about delivering the highest-quality project work. Your role will be to lead archaeological field projects, especially monitoring projects in an urban setting. You should be able to work up to full-time on an on-call basis. The person in this position, while based out of our Portland office, will be working in the Seattle, WA area.

    What you will accomplish

    • Supervise fieldwork (survey, site recording, testing, monitoring, and data recovery) of one or more crews in the field
    • Assist Project Managers with client and construction crew communication, with project staffing, and with keeping projects on schedule and on budget
    • Communicate with Project Managers and GIS staff through regular, scheduled field status reports
    • Data QA/QC, organization, and tracking; field GPS data collection using Trimble units and/or tablets
    • Responsible for office-based tasks, including literature reviews, site form and technical report preparation and submittal

     

    Experience and qualifications for success

    • A minimum of a Bachelor's Degree in Anthropology or a closely related field is required; graduate degree preferred
    • Ability to travel and conduct fieldwork for long hours (sometimes in inclement weather, rugged terrain, and at high altitudes) and to carry equipment weighing up to 40 pounds
    • Experience doing archaeological fieldwork in the Puget Sound region
    • A minimum of 3 years of archaeological field experience is required
    • Previous field supervisory experience 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.

     

    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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