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Cultural Resource Archeologist (Associate Level)

Environmental Resources Management Southwest, Inc.
Baton Rouge, Louisiana
Closing date
Oct 16, 2021

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Position Type
Cultural Anthropology
Full Time
Environmental Anthropology
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ERM is seeking an Archaeologist for an immediate opening to work on various projects throughout the United States with a focus on Projects located in the Mid-South, Northern Plains, Midwest, Mid-Atlantic, and Southeast. The candidate must meet the Secretary of the Interior Standards (36 CFR 61) in archaeology, and should have demonstrated skills in CRM, including supervisory experience and report writing on Phase I, II and III projects. The hire will be attached to the Baton Rouge, Louisiana, office but work under the supervision of the Cultural Resources Field Services team based out of Duluth, Georgia. This position will be full time with benefits.


The Archaeologist will support cultural resource projects, which may include, but is not limited to:
  • Planning, developing, and performing archaeological fieldwork and serving as crew lead.
  • Supervising field crews
  • Digging shovel tests, test units, and excavation blocks.
  • Walking long distances in challenging conditions (e.g. weather, topography, environment).
  • Preparing field notes, collecting the appropriate field data (including photographs), and submitting daily progress reports.
  • Complying with corporate HSE.
  • Performing other duties as assigned or required.

  • M.A. or M.S. in archaeology, anthropology or related field.
  • A minimum of 3 years of experience in Phase I, Phase II, and/or Phase III archaeological fieldwork.
  • Basic knowledge of prehistoric and historic artifacts assemblages.
  • Experience with Word, Excel, Survey 123, and Collector; familiarity with ArcMap or AGOL is a plus
  • Experience with digital SLR cameras.
  • Ability to work outdoors in variable weather conditions and on varied terrain, sometimes for extended periods of time.
  • Ability to work weekends and over 40 hours per week, when needed.
  • Comfortable with talking to members of the public.
  • Ability to travel frequently and on short notice.
  • Ability to read maps and provide support for navigation in the field.
  • Ability to follow instructions and work independently, and take initiative to meet project deadlines.
  • Ability to work in challenging environmental conditions.
  • Ability to walk long distances.
  • Ability to lift up to 30 lbs.
  • Detail oriented.
  • Periodic drug and alcohol testing required.

Who We Are:

As the largest global pure play sustainability consultancy, we partner with the world's leading organizations, creating innovative solutions to sustainability challenges and unlocking commercial opportunities that meet the needs of today while preserving opportunity for future generations.

At ERM we know that creating a diverse, equitable and inclusive work environment is an essential part of making our company a great place to build a career. We also see our diversity as a strength that helps us create better solutions for our clients. Our diverse team of world-class experts supports clients across the breadth of their organizations to operationalize sustainability, underpinned by our deep technical expertise in addressing their environmental, health, safety, risk and social issues. We call this capability our "boots to boardroom" approach for its comprehensive service model that allows ERM to develop strategic and technical solutions that advance objectives on the ground or at the executive level.

Please submit your resume and brief cover letter. Based on review of these responses, shortlisted candidates will be invited for interviews.

ERM does not accept recruiting agency resumes. Please do not forward resumes to our jobs alias, ERM employees or any other company location. ERM is not responsible for any fees related to unsolicited resumes.

ERM is proud to be an Equal Employment Opportunity employer. We do not discriminate based upon race, religion, color, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity, age, status as a protected veteran, status as an individual with a disability, or other applicable legally protected characteristics.

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