Topic ID #41818 - posted 11/20/2019 9:45 AM

Associate Archaeologist – Reno, Nevada


ASM Affiliates (ASM) has an immediate opening for a full-time Associate Archaeologist in our Reno office. ASM is a consulting firm specializing in archaeology, history, architectural history, and cultural resource management (CRM) with offices throughout the western U.S. and Hawaii. The successful candidate will be an integral member of our dedicated team of professionals and work in a collegial and positive environment.

The Associate Archaeologist will perform research, fieldwork, laboratory analysis, monitoring, and preparation of technical reports for survey, testing, evaluation, data recovery, and construction monitoring projects under the direction of senior staff. Work will be a combination of field and office tasks, and the candidate must be able to hike over long distances in variable terrain; document sites using IMACS site forms, cameras, and hand-held GPS units; lift and transport loads up to 25 lbs.; work positively with crew members, and communicate effectively with senior staff. Position requires a command of federal (NEPA, NHPA Section 106) and state cultural resource laws and regulations, time management, technical skills, and excellent verbal and communication skills.

Requirements include an M.A. or Ph.D. degree in anthropology, archaeology, historical archaeology, or related field and a minimum of 3 years of experience in CRM.  Previous experience in Nevada is required and candidate must be able to be permitted by the Nevada Bureau of Land Management at the Crew Chief level or higher for both prehistoric and historic resources throughout most of northern and central Nevada. Additionally, the ideal candidate should have strong technical writing skills, excellent organizational and communication skills, and the ability to positively interact with clients and supervising personnel. Some project management experience is preferred, but not required.

ASM offers a compensation package that includes competitive pay, professional development, a comprehensive benefits package including medical and dental, paid vacation/sick, and holiday leave, participation in the Employee Stock Ownership Plan, 401k, and bonus plan. The hourly range for this position will be commensurate with the applicant’s credentials, experience, and industry standards.

Please apply by sending your CV/resume and a writing sample to

ASM Affiliates, Inc. is an Equal Opportunity Employer


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