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Archeological Field Supervisor

Ayuda Companies
Fort Irwin, California
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Nov 1, 2021

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Archeological Field Supervisor Job Description

Position: On-Site Support Archaeological Field Supervisor

Classification: Full time Exempt

Date: September 2021

Location: Fort Irwin, CA

Position Overview:

Ayuda Companies seeks full-time Archaeological Field supervisor at Fort Irwin, CA, to provide on-site cultural resources support to facilitate the execution of the installation's training mission. To accomplish this mission, the Cultural Resources Program works cooperatively with federal, state, local, academic, and private agencies, and organizations to: Develop, collect, report, and archive data in compliance with Sections 106 and 110 of the NHPA as represented in Title 54, to:

Perpetuate existing monitoring programs to ensure compliance with federal, Army, and installation laws, rules and regulations pertaining to archaeological sites.
Educate potential participants of down range activities on regulatory compliance by administering various training modules, and promote environmental/cultural resources awareness and knowledge through community outreach events.
Develop, maintain, and manage databases, Geographic Information System (GIS) data, and paper and digital file systems IAW Army regulations and industry standards.
Curate collected archaeological materials in accordance with 36 CFR 79 and industry standards.
Provide technical assistance to the Army.
Participate in discussions with the SHPO or with Native American tribes, either to provide information or to better understand concerns and issues.

The candidate, as part of a team, will provide resources support services and produce project deliverables, to include: conducting records searches, extensive literature reviews, field surveys, and National Register of Historic Places (NRHP) site evaluations, and preparing reports in support of Section 106 of the National Historic Preservation Act (NHPA) requirements; conducting construction monitoring and off-limits site monitoring, condition assessments, and reporting for resources considered eligible for inclusion in the NRHP; administering community outreach/education and pre-construction cultural awareness briefings; preparing maps and images in support of general program functions; managing and maintaining digital and hard-copy databases and files, GIS data, site records, report archives, project deliverables, bibliographies, and field notes; and providing general management of the archaeological curation facility including curation of incoming artifacts, annual inventories, and maintenance of artifact databases.

Required qualifications:

Master's degree in Archeology or Anthropology from an accredited college or university.
Minimum of three years' experience in archaeological survey, testing, data recovery, and NRHP site evaluations in North America.
Demonstrated ability to carry out research to completion, by, for example, authoring reports on survey, excavation, artifact analysis, or method and theory.
Ability to work outdoors in extreme temperatures and in remote locations.
Ability to walk up to 10 miles per day over steep terrain for extended periods of time.
A valid driver's license.
Proficiency with technical writing and Microsoft Office products.
Ability to demonstrate written and verbal communication skills.
Proficiency with electronic devices such as smart phones and tablets for digital data collection.
Experience with technical report writing.
Must have U.S. citizenship.
Must be able to pass background/security check.
Must be capable of obtaining and maintaining a DoD Common Access Card (CAC).

Preferred qualifications

Knowledge of federal, state, and local historic preservation and cultural resources regulations and demonstrate an established area of analytical expertise and/or archaeological research interest. A Registered Professional Archaeologist (RPA) and/or meeting the Secretary of the Interior's Professional Qualification Standards for Archaeology is preferred.
Previous experience conducting archaeological field inventory and evaluation projects within inland southern California regions to include the Mojave Desert (preferred), or the Great Basin, Salton Trough, or Sierra Nevada areas.
Possess a working knowledge of California standard survey methods, archaeological site documentation and evaluations, California DPR site record preparation, data recovery, and regional material culture.

Direct Reports:

No supervisory role.


Occasionally in support of training requirements for Fort Irwin.
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