Join Cardno’s Science and Environment team participating in archaeological survey, testing, data recovery, and monitoring projects throughout the western United States.
Cardno is seeking seasonal and on-call Field Archaeologists to support ongoing and upcoming projects that will occur throughout the western United States. The positions will primarily consist of fieldwork but may include assisting with report writing and preparation of resource forms. Responsibilities may include, but are not limited to: perform archaeological fieldwork tasks including pedestrian survey; shovel testing; excavation; and monitoring.
B.A./B.S. in anthropology/archaeology or related field with sufficient experience
Successful completion of an archaeology field school
At least 6 months of experience in the western United States
Knowledge of material culture
Ability to complete physically demanding tasks in remote areas and/or austere environments, including walking, hiking, carrying loads up to 50 pounds, digging, and standing for long hours
Frequent out-of-town travel, potentially for extended periods of time; potential camping (when local lodging unavailable)
Qualified applicants should exhibit strong technical skills, good communication skills, and feel comfortable making decisions in the field
Must have a valid driver’s license and be able to operate motorized vehicles
Experience with completing inventory, survey, testing, and/or data recovery
Previous experience with mapping equipment and other special application equipment (e.g., total station, GPS, etc.)
Strong oral and written communication skills
Strong proficiency in Microsoft Office Word and Excel
Detail oriented; resourceful; self-motivated; strong initiative
Positive and energetic attitude