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Archaeology Field Technician

System One
Norfolk, Virginia
Closing date
Mar 13, 2024

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Position Type
Full Time
Organization Type
Archeology Field Technician -

Job Description:

We are currently assisting a large consulting firm with a number of summer field project and will be assisting them in hiring Field Archaeologist across the southern states. Please apply and we will reach out when the projects get finalized on their start dates.

The archaeological field technician will perform archaeological field work, lab work, or GIS work under the direction and supervision of the Senior Archaeologist. Archaeological field technicians are responsible for excavations of shovel test pits, excavation units, block excavations, site documentation, feature and artifact identification and analyses; and mapping.

  • Ability to walk up to 5 miles per day
  • Ability Identify historic and pre-contact artifacts
  • Ability to travel
  • Ability to use GPS unit
  • Ability to lift up to 25 pounds
  • Ability to work hours other than 8 to 5 which may include weekends and/or night shifts
  • Ability to conduct archaeological surveys and testing
  • Ability to perform physically demanding tasks in adverse environmental conditions (rugged terrain, remote locations, hot and cold temperatures)
  • Valid Driver's License
  • Good organizational skills, positive attitude, strong work ethic, and willingness to learn and execute new tasks
  • Familiarity with Phase I, II, and/or III work
  • Minimum of three months of field experience (survey, testing, and data recovery)
  • Requires experience identifying and recording prehistoric resources
  • Bachelor's degree in Archaeology, Anthropology, Architectural History, or a closely related field

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