Quality Services, Inc., is hiring Secretary of the Interior Principal Investigator qualified
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. Wage ranges from
$18.00 to $25.00/hour with $27.00 to $37.50/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. Master’s degree or higher in archeology, anthropology, history, or other related field.
d. Secretary of the Interior Principal Investigator qualified.
e. Common sense and the ability to think for oneself, assess a situation and draw reasonable
conclusions based on studying the facts.
f. Interpersonal communication skills to deal effectively with the public, landowners,
clients, construction workers, regulatory personnel, supervisors, and co-workers.
g. Ability to follow and give written and verbal instructions.
h. Implementation of appropriate safety practices including OSHA requirements.
i. Excellent technical and grammatical writing skills and reading comprehension.
j. Experience with Trimble GPS equipment, Microsoft Office, and ESRI and similar apps.
Applicants should submit the following via email to firstname.lastname@example.org
- Resume or vita showing detailed work experiences with starting and end dates, including
hours worked per week for each experience,
- 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
Expect our follow up phone call and/or email within one business day.