Topic ID #42252 - posted 3/9/2020 3:03 AM

Field Archaeologist Position, Hudson Valley NY


Hudson Valley Cultural Resource Consultants is currently seeking a Field Archaeologist. The candidate will be primarily field-based working on individual projects, but may also be responsible for working on all aspects of cultural resources projects, including background research, site file reviews and site photography.

Applicants should have a BA/BS degree in anthropology/archaeology or equivalent work experience. Experience in the Northeast and particularly New York State is helpful. Applicants local to the Hudson Valley Region are preferred, and must be within reasonable commuting distance.


·         Conduct archaeological fieldwork including site assessments, monitoring, Phase I Survey, Phase II testing, and Phase III data recovery.

·         Assist with mapping and photography responsibilities in the field

·         Complete site file research at SHPOs

·         Assist with all aspects of cultural resource projects including background research

·         Provide support to and work with senior-level cultural resources staff.


·         Due to the types of and location of projects, preferred candidates will be located near the Hudson Valley region. 

·         A Bachelor's Degree in anthropology, archaeology, or a closely related field plus 6 months of field experience.

·         Completion of an accredited Field School is required.

 Ability to read and interpret site plans prepared by engineer

·         Current valid driver's license, and own means of transportation to project site.

Ability to travel to a location, walk and conduct fieldwork for long hours, sometimes in inclement weather, rugged terrain, and ability to carry equipment and supplies weighing up to 40 pounds is required.

·         Must be motivated and able to work safely with minimum supervision. 

·         Experience with a wide range of field methodologies, including archaeological survey, testing, excavation, methodology and monitoring preferred.

·        Preferred candidates will have experience working in New York.

·         Proficiency with Microsoft Office Suite

·         Strong writing skills and the ability to prepare cultural resources reports

·         Excellent oral and written communication skills

·         Knowledge of AutoCAD and ArcGIS is a plus.


To apply please send a cover letter stating how you meet the qualifications along with a current CV or Resume  and professional references to  


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