Topic ID #42379 - posted 5/12/2020 3:01 PM

BA/MA archeology staff needed in Tulsa, OK


Position: Staff Archeologist (Entry Level)

Firm: Cox|McLain Environmental Consulting, Inc. (CMEC)

Location: Tulsa, OK

CMEC, a small, woman-owned firm headquartered in Austin, is seeking an energetic, self-motivated, team-oriented, and resourceful entry-level staff archeologist (Technician/Crew Chief/Project Archeologist depending on qualifications) to join our team. Duties may include—but are not limited to—conducting archival research; recording archeological and historic resources in the field independently; supporting client, resource agency, and landowner/land agent coordination; preparing and supporting the preparation of documents such as background studies, agency coordination letters, National Historic Preservation Act (NHPA) Section 106 consultation, National Environmental Policy Act (NEPA) sections, and technical reports; curating archeological materials and field records at state and federal repositories; supervising junior technicians, providing direction in field protocols and safety considerations, and performing real-time quality control on project documentation; and other tasks assigned by archeological and historic resources senior leadership and CMEC Principals for projects in Oklahoma, Texas, and surrounding states. This position will require the ability to work in difficult conditions (e.g., remote locations, summer heat, rough terrain) as well as bending, stooping, carrying field equipment, standing, and walking for extended periods of time, and making visual and tactile distinctions using color, texture, moisture content, depth, and distance.
Compensation will include a competitive salary and benefits package (health, vacation, profit sharing, etc.). 

Essential Qualifications:
Completion of recognized archeological field school
2+ years of archeological field experience, preferably in cultural resources management consulting or with a relevant agency
Excellent written and verbal communication skills
Ability to get along with a diverse, multidisciplinary team
Excellent time-management skills to deal with overlapping deadlines 
Ideal Qualifications include all the above, plus any of the following:
Graduate degree in archeology, anthropology, history, historic preservation, or a closely related field
Permitted by BLM
Previous experience with staff supervisions, scoping, budgeting, and proposal development
RPA designation
Previous state DOT project experience
Experience with a range of Global Positioning System (GPS) equipment
Experience with tablet applications and resource databases
Experience with geophysical survey or geoarcheological assessments
Experience with drone photography and digital photogrammetry (e.g., Structure from Motion)
Specialized analytical expertise (bioarcheology, ceramics, lithics, fauna, etc.)

If you are interested in a challenging and rewarding opportunity with a growing firm, please e-mail a short sample of original writing (e.g., an extract from a consulting report, honors or degree thesis, or research paper), cover letter, resume, and contact information for three references (all documents in PDF or MS Word format) to CMEC is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

Contact: (please include "Entry-Level Archeologist -- Tulsa” in the subject line)


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