Topic ID #40008 - posted 8/7/2018 2:23 PM

WestLand Resources - Archaeological Field Technician (on-call) Can be located in Tucson or Phoenix


WestLand Resources Inc. is seeking archaeology technicians to perform class III surveys in the field and related work. Work will be on-call/project-specific. Successful applicants should be based in either the Tucson or Phoenix areas and will report for work at their local WestLand office. Per diem and single-occupancy hotel rooms will be provided for out-of-town work.


  • Associates Degree or higher in Archaeology, Anthropology, or a related field.
  • Previous experience in archaeology.
  • Ability to conduct fieldwork for long hours in a desert environment featuring extreme temperatures, rough terrain and potential high altitudes.
  • Ability to carry up to 60 pounds of equipment and supplies.
  • Ability to travel out of town for work throughout the Southwest, often on short notice and for extended periods (paid drive time, per diem and hotel provided).
  • Reliable personal transportation to WestLand offices or local field sites.
  • Ability to work as a member of a cohesive team.
  • Ability to work in a fast paced and creative environment.

Key Functions:

  • Under direction of a field supervisor, conduct archaeological field work (field survey, testing, monitoring and data recovery excavations).
  • Under direction of field supervisor, record artifacts, features and other manifestations using Trimble GIS, map archaeological features and sites, draw scaled profiles and plans, and maintain paperwork, notes and records.
  • Process and catalog artifacts and other materials under lab staff supervision.
  • Perform preliminary analysis and lab tasks under lab staff supervision.
  • File and scan records and paperwork.
  • Complete record searches and report tables under supervision of senior staff.

At WestLand, our purpose is to sustain a friendly, inspired company, where dedicated people work together to create exceptional outcomes. We pride ourselves on providing a work environment that is relaxed and collaborative, while supporting the highest standards for project delivery and work product quality.  Our team approach to both project and staff development naturally fosters a tight-knit environment of uniquely skilled and experienced professionals, learning from and helping one another.

Westland is committed to creating a diverse environment and is proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer. We invite applications from all interested parties including women, minorities, veterans and persons with disabilities.  We maintain a drug-free workplace and perform pre-employment substance abuse testing.

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