Arcadis is seeking an archaeological field director position to support a large survey project in El Paso, Texas. This part-time position will require strict adherence to health and safety procedures. This part-time position could lead to a full-time position based on performance and project workload.
Conduct an intensive archaeological survey in El Paso, Texas.
Manage archaeological field staff and field crews.
Serve as a Field Director/Staff Archaeologist for the project reporting to the Principal Investigator.
Perform physically demanding tasks in adverse environmental conditions (e.g., rugged and unfamiliar terrain, remote locations, hot and cold temperatures).
The ability to travel to different project locations, walk and conduct fieldwork for long hours while carrying supplies weighing up to 40 pounds.
Conduct shovel testing, pedestrian survey, and site documentation.
Assist in the preparation of technical analyses and documents.
Provide Geographic Information Systems (GIS) data collection/analysis support for archaeology projects.
Demonstrated experience supervising archaeological field crews
Demonstrated experience conducting archaeological fieldwork
Demonstrated field experience in the Jornada Mogollon culture area of west Texas and southern New Mexico
Demonstrated experience utilizing GPS systems or Collector
Strong technical writing and communications skills
Ability to work with a team including internal staff and external clients
Qualifications & Experience:
• 5 years minimum of experience in cultural resources management
• Master’s degree in archaeology or a related field
• Demonstrated understanding of Section 106 of the National Historic Preservation Act (NHPA)
• Meets the Secretary of the Interior’s Professional Qualifications Standards in archaeology
• Meets the Texas Historical Commission’s qualifications for a Principal Investigator or Field Director