Topic ID #42940 - posted 1/4/2021 10:30 AM

On Call Archaeologist / Field Director


Archaeology & Historic Resource Services, LLC (AHRS) is currently seeking an on-call Archaeologist/Field Director with a Master's degree in Anthropology/Archaeology. The Archaeologist/Field Director will be part of a growing team of AHRS cultural resource professionals. The plan is for the successful candidate to develop into a full time Field Director/Principal Investigator.  We are seeking someone looking for a long-term opportunity not just a job. The Archaeologist/Field Director may be responsible for completing research, fieldwork, laboratory work and report writing on various types of projects.


·         Conducting research and site visits

·         Performing fieldwork and artifact analysis on Phase I, II, III and monitoring projects

·         Prepare technical reports

Qualifications and Skills:

·         Master's Degree in Anthropology/Archaeology or a closely related field

·         At least 3-5 years of field experience

·         At least 2-3 years directing field crews and monitoring

·         Familiarity with NHPA, ARPA, NAGPRA, and NY/NJ/Penn cultural resource compliance laws

·         Able to maintain effective working relationships with AHRS staff, client, and regulatory agency staff

·         Excellent analytical skills and attention to detail

·         Ability to conduct fieldwork, with frequent overnight stays, and in inclement weather

·         Previous experience working with ArcGIS and various GPS units preferred

·         Previous experience completing archaeological projects for various state DOT agencies preferred

·         Field experience in the northeastern United States is preferred

·         Have a valid Driver’s License and personal vehicle is a must for traveling to and from project sites

·         Must be able to commute daily to Northern New Jersey & New York City

To apply for this position, please send a resume, at least two references, and cover letter to: No calls please.

AHRS is committed to creating a diverse and inclusive environment where a variety of backgrounds, cultures, orientations, ideas, and talents can flourish.  AHRS is an equal-opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability status, veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law. AHRS is a Drug-Free Workplace.


Visit our Employment Network websites: - - For information on advertising on this website, contact