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Staff Archaeologist

Cardno, Inc
Seattle, Washington
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Sep 20, 2021

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Cardno is seeking an Archaeologist to join our cultural resources group consisting of archaeologists, architectural historians, historians, and planners. Our group works with a multidisciplinary team of accomplished biologists, hydrologists, geologists, engineers, and planners on a variety of projects in the western United States. The position will consist of local work and will require travel to other regions as needed.

Job Description:

Responsibilities include but are not limited to:

> Work with senior cultural resource staff
> Navigate using project maps, topographic maps, compass, and GPS
> Conduct survey, testing, and data recovery of archaeological sites
> Conduct construction monitoring for archaeological resources
> Artifact identification
> Maintain detailed field notes

Basic Qualifications:

> Bachelor's degree in Anthropology, Archaeology, or closely related field of study
> 4- years of relevant experience required

> Experience with completing inventory, survey, testing, and/or data recovery
> Knowledge of material culture
> Knowledge of Great Basin, Northwest Coast, and Columbian Plateau culture areas
> Strong proficiency in Microsoft Office Suite
> Must be locally available for projects
> Ability and willingness to frequently travel to field sites that will be located in and out of state
> Must be able to walk long distances (up to ten miles per day) in varying terrain under adverse conditions, including inclement weather, wildlife encounters, and able to life and carry up to 50 lbs
> Must have a valid driver's license and be able to operate motorized vehicles
> Must be authorized to work in the U.S. without company sponsorship

Desired Qualifications:

> Graduate degree in Anthropology, Archaeology, or closely related field
> Previous experience with mapping equipment and other special application equipment (e.g., total station, GPS, etc.)
> Previous laboratory materials processing experience desired
> Strong oral and written communication skills
> Strong proficiency in Microsoft Office Word and Excel
> Detail oriented; resourceful
> Positive and energetic attitude
> Self-motivated; strong initiative

Equal Opportunity statement for US based applicants
Cardno has a long standing policy of Equal Opportunity in employment. Our practice is to fill positions by selecting applicants who can perform the work in a competent and professional manner. We do not discriminate on the basis of age, sex, race, color, religion, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability or veteran status. At any time, if you need an accommodation during the application process, please contact Human Resources.

Cardno does not accept unsolicited resumes from any 3rd party agencies. No fee will be paid to 3rd parties who submit unsolicited resumes to any Cardno employee. Resumes from approved vendors must be specifically requested by Cardno and approved by the Cardno Talent Acquisition Team.

Equal Opportunity Employer/Protected Veterans/Individuals with Disabilities. Please view Equal Employment Opportunity Posters provided by OFCCP on this URL The contractor will not discharge or in any other manner discriminate against employees or applicants because they have inquired about, discussed, or disclosed their own pay or the pay of another employee or applicant. However, employees who have access to the compensation information of other employees or applicants as a part of their essential job functions cannot disclose the pay of other employees or applicants to individuals who do not otherwise have access to compensation information, unless the disclosure is (a) in response to a formal complaint or charge, (b) in furtherance of an investigation, proceeding, hearing, or action, including an investigation conducted by the employer, or (c) consistent with the contractor's legal duty to furnish information. 41 CFR 60-1.35(c)
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