Quality Services, Inc., is hiring archeologists for archeological construction monitoring starting April 12, 2021 in northern Missouri. Field work schedules are generally 45 hours per week, Monday-Friday. Over time work will be required. Lodging provided seven days per week, with per diem on days worked. Pay rate varies depending on experience, knowledge, skills, and abilities. Minimum starting wage is $15.00/hour with $22.50/hour for overtime. Project and employment estimated to be from April 12, 2021 to about September 30, 2021. Employment could end earlier or be extended depending on the construction schedule. There will also be an opportunity to return for similar work in 2022.
Employees are required to provide their own Personal Protection Equipment (boots, hard hats, safety vests, gloves, hearing protection) and personal field equipment (trowel, at least one 5 to 10 meter tape measure and one 30 meter tape measure; and other personal equipment needed in
ordinary archeological monitoring, survey, or excavation). You will be required to drive your own vehicle from the lodging to the job site.
Candidates should be in good physical condition and able to stand and walk for 10 hours per day on dirt surfaces, in all weather conditions. Inclement weather may occur, and work will be cancelled if weather or field conditions will hinder worker safety or construction activities.
Skills highly desirable in potential employees include:
a. Experience construction monitoring.
b. Experience in Midwest archeology.
c. Bachelor’s degree or higher in archeology, anthropology, history, or other related field.
d. Common sense and the ability to think for oneself, assess a situation and draw reasonable
conclusions based on studying the facts.
e. Good interpersonal and communication skills which will allow one to deal effectively
with the public, private landowners, clients, construction workers, regulatory personnel,
supervisors, and co-workers.
f. The ability to follow and give written and verbal instructions.
g. Knowledge and implementation of appropriate safety practices including OSHA
h. Excellent technical and grammatical writing skills and reading comprehension.
i. Experience with Trimble GPS equipment, Microsoft Office software, and ESRI and
Applicants should submit the following via email to firstname.lastname@example.org
1. Resume or vita showing detailed work experiences with starting and end dates, including
hours worked per week for each experience,
2. Cover letter with the following information:
a. Valid driver’s license.
b. Experience with Trimble GPS systems and related software.
c. References with phone numbers and email addresses.
d. Authorization to conduct credit, criminal and other background searches.
e. Any additional documentation to show reviewers you possess the skills outlined above
Expect our follow up phone call and/or email within one business day.