DDC is actively recruiting for 2 Archaeologist/Ethnographer at Menagers Dam, AZ & Ramah, NM. This will be an hourly paid position starting around $19.00/hour and will also include a Health & Wellness rate on top of the hourly rate. We anticipate work to run through August 31, 2022, but there may be additional projects to join once this project is completed. Please send questions/resumes directly to Recruiting@ddc-dine.com
BRIC is seeking 3 Archaeologist/Ethnographers to join our team!
· Archaeologists are responsible for performing common tasks associated with archaeological investigations and surveys within the archaeological project area. These include, but not limited to:
· Perform pedestrian walkover survey, controlled surface survey searching for cultural resources
· Complete field related paperwork in a legible manner
· Complete Ethnographic interviews on Navajo Nation
· May assist in technical site mapping, photography and feature and artifact documentation
· Use of handheld GPS units for site mapping, and site form preparation.
· All applicants must be able to walk up to 12 miles per day in difficult terrain and extreme weather carrying a 20-pound pack.
· Monitoring of ground disturbing construction/activity; often for long hours and several weeks
· Ability to be travel and be away from home for up to 10 days at a time
· Successful candidates should be motivated, resourceful, dedicated, and organized, able to take direction, and contribute to a team.
· A Bachelor’s Degree in anthropology, archaeology, or a closely related field
· Dine language Fluency
· Have completed an accredited field school
· Experience conducting archaeological survey in the Southwest
· Twelve (12) months field experience with a range of field methodologies, including survey, testing, excavation, and monitoring is preferred
· Ability to work well in a team-based environment
· Able to maintain a positive attitude while working in adverse conditions
· Ability to travel to a location, walk and conduct fieldwork for long hours, sometimes in inclement weather, rugged terrain, often at high altitudes, and the ability to carry equipment and supplies weighing up to 40 pounds is required
· Willing to travel overnight for an extended period of time
· Current valid driver’s license and a clean driving record
· Ability to obtain various regional permits (ie. BLM, SHPO, Navajo Nation, BIA, etc)
· Must be able to pass a standard background check.
· Strong writing skills
· Familiarity with mobile technology including GPS units, Digital Cameras, tablet data collection are a plus but not required.
· GIS software experience a plus
· Experience driving a four-wheeled drive vehicle off-road in or on rugged, backcountry roads
· Familiarity with typical utility operations and maintenance activities
· Experience working around heavy machinery and communicating with maintenance crews
· Ability to qualify for other state and agency archaeological permits a plus