Archaeological Field Technician (on-call) Can be located in Tucson or Phoenix

Employer
Westland Resources
Location
Phoenix, Arizona
Posted
Jun 11, 2021
Closes
Jun 15, 2021
Ref
2178948779
Position Type
Other
Discipline
Archaeology
Hours
Full Time
Organization Type
Business
WestLand Resources Inc. is seeking archaeology technicians to perform class III surveys in the field and related work. Work will be on-call/project-specific. Successful applicants should be based in either the Tucson or Phoenix areas and will report for work at their local WestLand office. Per diem and single-occupancy hotel rooms will be provided for out-of-town work.

Qualifications
  • Associates Degree or higher in Archaeology, Anthropology, or a related field.
  • Previous experience in archaeology.
  • Ability to conduct fieldwork for long hours in a desert environment featuring extreme temperatures, rough terrain and potential high altitudes.
  • Ability to carry up to 60 pounds of equipment and supplies.
  • Ability to travel out of town for work throughout the Southwest, often on short notice and for extended periods (paid drive time, per diem and hotel provided).
  • Reliable personal transportation to WestLand offices or local field sites.
  • Ability to work as a member of a cohesive team.
  • Ability to work in a fast paced and creative environment.

Key Functions:
  • Under direction of a field supervisor, conduct archaeological field work (field survey, testing, monitoring and data recovery excavations).
  • Under direction of field supervisor, record artifacts, features and other manifestations using Trimble GIS, map archaeological features and sites, draw scaled profiles and plans, and maintain paperwork, notes and records.
  • Process and catalog artifacts and other materials under lab staff supervision.
  • Perform preliminary analysis and lab tasks under lab staff supervision.
  • File and scan records and paperwork.
  • Complete record searches and report tables under supervision of senior staff.

At WestLand, our purpose is to sustain a friendly, inspired company, where dedicated people work together to create exceptional outcomes. We pride ourselves on providing a work environment that is relaxed and collaborative, while supporting the highest standards for project delivery and work product quality. Our team approach to both project and staff development naturally fosters a tight-knit environment of uniquely skilled and experienced professionals, learning from and helping one another.

Westland is committed to creating a diverse environment and is proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer. We invite applications from all interested parties including women, minorities, veterans and persons with disabilities. We maintain a drug-free workplace and perform pre-employment substance abuse testing.

To learn more about WestLand Resources, please visit our website at www.WestLandresources.com

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