Topic ID #40473 - posted 12/7/2018 11:13 AM

Archaeological Field Technicians needed in Oregon, Washington, and Idaho


North Wind Resource Consulting, LLC, (North Wind) an enterprise of the Cook Inlet Region, Inc. (CIRI), an Alaska Native Corporation (ANC), is seeking qualified project-specific temporary field technician to assist with archaeological construction monitoring work in Oregon, Washington, and Idaho. Pay will be commensurate with skills and experience.  


A B.A/B.S in Anthropology/Archaeology and completion of an accredited field school are required. Successful applicants will be in good physical condition and have experience performing daily archaeological fieldwork in a variety of field conditions.


  • Ensures that data collected is accurate, organized and of high quality.
  • Demonstrates the ability to accurately identify historic and prehistoric artifacts and features
  • Takes photographs of field work and maintains a daily log of activities.
  • Records sites to the particular agencies’ stipulations and guidelines.
  • Works well with project members and maintain a high level of communication regarding status of work product.

Physical Demands

Position will require extensive physical exertion, such as walking up to 10 hours a day at speeds of at least 3 mph over steep, uneven, heavily wooded, challenging terrain in outdoor heat /cold stress conditions and weather elements such as wind, snow or rain. Ability to carry up to 50 lbs. of equipment; ability to lift a minimum of 80 lbs.; ability to dig and excavate at least 1 cu meter per day; potential contact with poisonous plants, insects and animals.  Individual must be able to conduct these tasks while wearing the appropriate personal protective equipment.  This work may be performed in remote locations and require camping.

North Wind Resource Consulting is an Equal Employment Opportunity (EEO) employer and welcomes all qualified applicants. Applicants will receive fair and impartial consideration without regard to race, sex, color, religion, national origin, age, disability, veteran status, genetic data, religion or other legally protected status. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to their protected veteran status and will not be discriminated against on the basis of disability. A pre-employment drug screening is mandatory.

Interested individuals should submit their application through the Careers page on the North Wind web site:


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