Cannon Heritage Consultants, a Logan, Utah-based cultural resource firm with a satellite office in Boise, Idaho, is seeking highly motivated and qualified archaeologists for temporary and permanent positions. Pay is competitive and commensurate with experience. Employment is dependent on project availability, but positions are available immediately.
Job opportunities are in the Intermountain West states of Idaho, Utah, Wyoming.
All applicants must have a field school and meet the Secretary of Interior Standards (https://www.nps.gov/history/local-law/arch_stnds_9.htm) and be able to be permitted under PLPCO (https://publiclands.utah.gov/wp-content/uploads/PI-Permit-Application.pdf). In addition, all applicants must have experience in the Intermountain West, Colorado Plateau, or Great Basin. A valid driver’s license is required.
CHC cultural resource projects are wide-ranging and varied, from survey and to data recovery excavations in a variety of environmental settings, from deserts to alpine regions, and from Paleoindian through the historic period.
Fieldwork will require travel and work in remote areas and can be physically demanding. Travel costs (per diem and lodging are provided). While most projects allow lodging in motels, some camping may be required. Employees will be expected to have appropriate gear for fieldwork.
FIELD TECHNICIANS must have completed a certified field school and be competent in operating GPS units. Working knowledge of GIS is helpful but optional. Salary range is $15-20/hr depending on experience in the Intermountain West.
- Direct or supervise Class I, II, and III cultural resource management projects.
- Conduct analysis of both prehistoric and historic archaeological assemblages.
- Author reports individually and with others as part of a research team.
- Analyze spatial data with GIS and produce maps and other graphics.
- Complete other tasks related to NHPA or historic preservation work, which may include National Register nominations, MOA/PA/HPMP development, and other exciting endeavors related to historic preservation and research.
- Meets the Secretary of the Interior’s Professional Standards in Archaeology (both Prehistoric and Historic preferred)
- MA/MS in Anthropology/Archaeology
- Proven proficiency in GIS and map creation
- Experience supervising field projects
- Familiarity with Intermountain West archaeology
- Strong research skills
- Strong writing skills
- Salary range is $25-35/hr depending on educational and practical experience in the Intermountain West.
Where to Apply: Send letters of interest, curriculum vitae, writing sample, and a list of three professional references with contact information to:
Dr. Kenneth Cannon