Topic ID #42411 - posted 5/21/2020 1:17 PM

Archaeological Field Technician (Temporary) - Columbia, South Carolina

Michael Baker


Michael Baker International is seeking a Cultural Resource Associate (Field Technician)  for an upcoming Phase I archaeological field survey in Columbia, South Carolina for tentative project start date of June 8, 2020. 

Local candidates preferred. No lodging or per diem will be provided. Hourly rate $16.00-18.00 per hour. 

This is a temporary position.

As a Cultural Resources Associate, you will be responsible for conducting archaeological field investigations; traveling to project locations in multiple states; conducting reconnaissance surveys and shovel testing; identifying and delineating archaeological sites; performing deep soil excavations in conjunction with geomorphological evaluations; assisting in the collection of field data and archival background contextual information; identifying prehistoric and historic artifacts; and conducting detailed excavations of archaeological features.


  • Candidates for the position of Cultural Resources Associate should possess a degree (B.A. minimally or demonstration of curriculum leading to degree) in Anthropology (Archaeology), Cultural Resource Management, History, Geology, Soil Science or related field. 
  • Demonstration of experience in performing the tasks detailed above is preferred. 
  • The successful candidate must be a licensed driver and pass background check.
  • Candidates must provide their own transportation to and from the project site.


Michael Baker International is proud to be an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer. Michael Baker International provides equal employment opportunity for all persons, in all facets of employment. Michael Baker International maintains a drug-free workplace and performs pre-employment substance abuse testing and background checks. We encourage all qualified applicants to apply for any open position for which they feel they are qualified and all will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, age, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, citizenship status, marital status, genetic information, disability, protected veteran status or any other legally protected status.


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