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Archaeology Field Team Director

Westland Resources
Casas Adobes, Arizona
Closing date
Jul 22, 2024

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Position Type
Cultural Resource Management
Full Time
Organization Type
At WestLand, we are each driven by our own purposes and aspirations. We are encouraged to develop our own unique skills while also growing our business. For some, it's envisioning the lives of tribal ancestors as told by the artifacts uncovered on their lands. For others, there's no greater meaning than being in the field collecting data on flora or fauna. For our engineers and architects, it may be the pride in seeing a design come to life or solving a complex problem while navigating the complexities of environmental and permitting requirements. What unites us all, however, is our commitment to our clients and to each other.

WestLand is large enough to provide a wide range of opportunities for career growth yet nimble enough for you to forge your own unique business and professional path. We pride ourselves on an inclusive environment where talented and creative individuals work together on unique and inspiring projects, bringing innovative solutions to our clients. Make a difference with us at WestLand!

WestLand is adding an Archaeology Field Team Director to our team! The Field Team Director provides day-to-day support to project leads for all aspects of field personnel deployment throughout the western United States. This includes the scheduling and dispatching of field personnel, booking lodging when necessary, and ensuing that field crews have appropriate safety gear, equipment, & transportation. The Field Team Director may assist project leads with reports and proposal writing and may also assist the Department to coordinate new hires. Finally, the Field Team Director will act as a resource to field personnel with expense and timesheet reporting. This position will be based out of our Tucson office but will provide support to our cultural teams across the west.

What will I be doing?
  • Managing all departmental archaeological (and historic preservation) field crew.
  • Identifying project field personnel needs as directed by project leads.
  • Coordinating advertisements and supporting the screening, hiring & onboarding process.
  • Assigning field team personnel to field or office projects.
  • Coordinating project details and needs such as hotel, field vehicles, general logistics and safety support.
  • Supporting timesheets and expense reporting in coordination with project leads.
  • Assisting project leads with data management, analyses, report preparation, and proposal & budget development.

What qualifications are required for this role?
  • Bachelor's (or graduate) degree in Archaeology, Anthropology, History, or related field.
  • Five years' supervisory experience in a cultural resource management laboratory, office, or field setting.
  • Previous project experience with most aspects of cultural resource management project execution.
  • Ability to foster relationships with a range of diverse employees and offer client support when requested.
  • Experience with Microsoft Office products and sector-specific software as required.
  • Effective communication and people skills (written and oral).
  • Excellent organizational skills.

The wage range for this position is $27.00 - $36.00/hour.

What does WestLand offer you?
  • A comprehensive benefits package that includes 9 vacation days, healthcare benefits, PTO, and 401k matching for full time employees. Flexible work schedules and remote/hybrid possibilities are available for most roles.
  • A multidisciplinary environment where projects are unique, creative, and challenging! A place where you can develop your own vision of clientele and projects, and where you get to work with our industry leaders daily!
  • An environment where you are set up for success! With two-way mentorship, financial incentives to publish your work, and tuition reimbursement for ongoing educational support, we have you covered! In addition, WestLand has developed a career-path structure to assist you in reaching those next steps in your career!
  • A collaborative work environment where information and ideas are shared across teams. Communication is clear and comes often. And our diversity of people and cultures means everyone always feels welcome at WestLand!

WestLand is committed to creating a diverse environment and is proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, age, gender identity or gender expression, national origin, disability, or veteran status. We maintain a safe and drug-free workplace and perform pre-employment substance abuse and background testing.

To apply, visit Westland Resources Job Listings

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