Topic ID #39336 - posted 3/29/2018 7:35 AM

At-Need Project Archaeologist


AHRS is a small CRM consulting firm is hiring At-Need Project Archaeologist for upcoming Phase IB and monitoring projects in the NYC Metro Area, throughout New Jersey, NY Hudson Valley, and Eastern PA.


 NY – Central and Northern Hudson Valley

NJ  – Central

PA – Central and Western PA


 Position responsibilities will depend on level of experience, but will include directing or supporting tasks including:

·         Conduct Phase I survey, Phase II/III testing and data recovery, site documentation, GPS   mapping, artifact processing, and field and laboratory analysis.

·         Identification of historic and pre-contact period sites, artifacts, and features.

·         Conduct pedestrian and subsurface testing inventory, testing and data recovery excavation.

·         Creation of site and feature plan and profile maps, map reading and navigation, GPS/GIS navigation and recordation.

·         Field and laboratory analysis of artifacts, site characteristics, archaeological deposits, soils and sediments.

·         Accurately recording field data and observations as legible handwritten notes and form entries or via standard digital field recording devices.

·         Technical writing and editing.

·         Other tasks as assigned.

·         communicates regularly with project manager to ensure that a projects timetable and budgets are being met.




             Bachelor’s degree in anthropology, archaeology, history, or a closely related field.

             Minimum of 3 years of experience in the archaeological/cultural resources field.

             Participation in an accredited field school or equivalent fieldwork experience

             Excellent technical writing and time management skills.

             Solid experience with the application of standard archaeological survey and excavation techniques.

             Experience with PennDOT projects and familiarity with Pennsylvania artifact curation standards is desired but not required (NJ& PA Locations).

             Ability to travel and Conduct fieldwork activities in a safe and responsible manner, and generally able to carry a pack up to 30 pounds while hiking, physically traverse up to 5 miles a day, and conduct shovel testing and test unit excavation activities throughout a standard work day, often in adverse conditions and remote areas.

             OSHA 40 Hour Certification preferred but not required.

Applicants may be subject to a drug screening and criminal background check prior to being hired. Interested candidates should send a resume or CV with three professional references to:

Maria Audin, President (

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