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Archaeology Technician

Employer
Sundance Consulting, Inc.
Location
ID, Idaho
Closing date
Dec 14, 2023

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Position Type
Cultural Resource Management
Discipline
Archaeology
Hours
Full Time
Organization Type
Business
Sundance Consulting, Inc. (www.sundance-inc.net) is a Native-Owned/Woman-Owned, award-winning environmental and natural/cultural resources Small Business. Our success has been rewarded by a deep backlog of work and we look forward to continuing to accomplish our goals. We value your innovative thinking, technical expertise, business skills, and your ability to engage with our clients and our project teams. If you are a high-achiever with a client-focus and a passion for quality, innovative solutions, and environmental stewardship, you will be a perfect match with us.

Archaeology Technician - Seasonal

Duties & Responsibilities
  • The archaeological technician helps set-up new field research projects and short-term field surveys and/or monitoring events.
  • Job duties require the collection of field data for archaeology surveys.
  • Works independently, as well as with a team of other resource specialists to complete project work.
  • Assists in the preparation and writing of reports while applying scientific knowledge of intermountain region cultural resources to interpret and present results of field and desktop studies.
  • Maintains current and accurate records and documentation of work performed.
  • Keeps the Project Manager informed of progress and documentation of field activities.
  • Completes daily progress reports, photo logs, and daily coordination calls as needed. Completes and organizes field data sheets for all field work completed.
  • Job duties entail using a compass, global positioning system devices, binoculars, and digital cameras as well as the ability to maintain equipment. Training will be provided for all survey efforts and job-related activities.

Qualifications

Minimum Qualifications:
  • Bachelor's degree in cultural resources, archaeology, anthropology, art history or other similar programs.
  • At least one year of relevant experience.
  • Some knowledge of intermountain west cultural settings
  • Proficient with Microsoft Office applications
  • Excellent attention to detail.
  • Ability to exercise sound judgment and discretion when faced with unexpected circumstances.
  • Ability to work efficiently and safely.
  • Valid driver's license and clean driving record.

Working Conditions
  • Willingness to travel when needed to isolated field sites. Some overnight camping may be required.
  • Ability to work independently in remote field settings in a variety of weather conditions, including inclement weather.
  • Ability to walk/hike for extended periods of time (up to 8 hours/day) over varied and rugged terrain.
  • Ability to satisfactorily pass pre-employment and post-employment drug and alcohol tests.

Schedule
  • Variable

Sundance is an Affirmative Action and Equal Opportunity Employer, Minority/Female/Disabled/Veteran/Gender Identity/Sexual Orientation.

Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with

disabilities to perform the essential functions of the job.

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