Topic ID #39497 - posted 5/11/2018 2:17 PM

Archaeological Field Technician - Buffalo, WY


Grouse Mountain Environmental Consultants, LLC (GMEC), located in Buffalo, Wyoming is seeking one seasonal archaeological field technician for project work throughout Wyoming. The minimum qualifications and requirements for the archaeological field technician position are:

A Bachelor’s degree in anthropology or archaeology, or a minimum of 18 hours of anthropology or archaeology course work with two months field experience and a field school

Experience in a range of field techniques including; pedestrian survey, site testing, excavation; experience in completion of site and isolated resource field forms, and proficiency with Microsoft Operating Systems and software

Experience with a handheld GPS unit for navigation and data collection, topographic maps, and a compass is required

Familiarity with cultural resource law and regulation and the a
bility to understand, implement and adhere to established data collection, inventory, and recording protocols

Detail oriented and the capacity to collect and maintain field data in an organized manner that is easily understood and accessible to other resource staff

Knowledge of historic and prehistoric history and artifacts of the High Plains preferred

Demonstrate an ability to work independently as well as cooperatively as part of a team, and communicate effectively both written and orally

Ability to travel out of town, possess a clean and valid driver’s license, and the ability to safely operate a four-wheel drive vehicle or standard transmission on backcountry roads

Ability to carry a backpack with equipment and supplies weighing up to 50 pounds, and be in overall good physical condition

Project work will be outside and in
environments which may require hiking to remote and rugged locations during periods of extreme heat or cold for consecutive days

Hourly rate $15 to $18 based on experience

No moving expenses, or housing provided

Please send your curriculum vitae with references to Becca Mashak at 


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