Archaeological Field Technician 


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Providence is seeking to employ a full-time, temporary Archaeological Field/Laboratory Technician that will conduct Phase I, II, and III archaeological fieldwork and various office-based activities. They will also participate in project planning, logistics, and detailing survey findings as well as assessment of resources. Assignments will be field and office-based, with the expectation that up to 75 percent or more of the time will be in the field.

Do you acquire the following education, knowledge, skills, and abilities?

·         B.A. in Archaeology, Anthropology or other closely related field.

·         Completion of an archaeological field school.

·         Ability to follow instructions and work independently.

·         Meticulous with detail

Can you meet the physical requirements?

·         Ability to work outdoors in variable weather conditions and on varied terrain, sometimes for extended periods of time.

·         Ability to travel frequently and on short notice.

·         Ability to walk long distances.

·         Ability to lift 30 lbs.

Can you execute our essential duties and responsibilities? 

·         Archaeological fieldwork including monitoring, Ph I survey, Ph II testing, and Ph III data recovery under the supervision of Field Directors and/or Principal Investigators.

·         Applicants must be able to perform all field tasks associated with surveying, archaeological site recording, post-field site form completion, and digital photography.

·         Assists with mapping cultural resources in the field, including collection of GPS data using Trimble units or Arc Collector, conducting digital photography, and recording resources on appropriate state forms and tablets.

·         Performs manual labor including excavation with shovels and screening.

·         Must be able to work extended field rotations.

·         Performs artifact processing including washing, sorting, and cataloging artifacts.

If you answered YES to the above questions, then you should join our team! 

Who is Providence- 

We are an employee-owned engineering and environmental consulting firm, and our team of professional engineers and environmental specialists possess unparalleled credentials and decades of experience in solving complex environmental challenges. Our focus is sustained by employing the best people to provide the highest quality services with innovation and integrity as we work closely with biologists, toxicologists, ecologists, geologists, anthropologists, and environmental regulatory specialists to offer an outstanding combination of talent and expertise for both governmental civil infrastructure and industrial development work.

We are an Equal Opportunity Employer and prohibit discrimination and harassment of any kind.  All employment decisions at Providence, including hiring, are based on business needs, job requirements, and individual qualifications without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, age, national origin, parental status, veteran or disability status or any other protected status.  We are committed to the principle of equal employment opportunity for all employees and to work environments free of discrimination and harassment. 

Providence Engineering and Environmental Group LLC is an EEO employer - M/F/Vets/Disabled
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