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Position summary: Responsible for scheduling, managing, and conducting Phase I-III fieldwork and research associated with archaeological projects. Responsible for writing all, or portions of, archaeological reports at the direction of the Senior Archaeologist. The qualified candidate for this position will assist JMT Project and Senior Archaeologists during Phase I-III field work in the greater southeast. Opportunities for growth and to aid in growing the cultural resources group.
Sponsorship is not available for this position.
Essential Functions and Responsibilities
Manage and conduct archaeological field work with the ability to identify artifacts and determine the presence of archaeological sites
Collects data and field samples during archaeological investigations
Analyzes historic and pre-historic artifacts
Documents methodologies and findings of research and archaeological investigations
Reviews and writes archaeological reports and/or prepares archaeological site forms
Assists in making decisions about project alternatives and the resolution of adverse effects to archaeological resources
Works with technical field, lab and office staff, managers and administrative staff to ensure that projects meet JMT and professional quality standards
Nonessential Functions and Responsibilities
Perform other related duties as assigned
Master’s Degree from an accredited school in archaeology
Must meet the Secretary of the Interior’s Qualification Standards for Archaeologists
5+ years of experience
Regional (southeast) experience in historic and/or prehistoric archaeology
Demonstrated skills and supervisory experience in Phase I-III fieldwork
Strong written and oral communication skills
Must be able to provide a writing sample from either a thesis, dissertation, or archaeological report
Proficiency in Microsoft Office Word and Excel
Familiarity ArcMap and/or other GIS programs
Must possess a valid driver’s license
Registered Professional Archaeologist
Experience with Federal Agencies and Tribal Nations
Experience with a Trimble or other GPS device
Work is performed in the field 50% of the time and requires the ability to extensively perform bending, kneeling, standing, shoveling, and lifting and carrying objects weighing up to 50 lbs as needed. Field work will require walking and carrying field equipment over typical outdoor terrain. Work may be conducted outside in heat/cold, wet/humid, and dry/arid conditions. Out-of-town travel is expected, requiring driving and/or flying to project locations.
Office work is performed within a general office environment 50% of the time. Office work is generally sedentary in nature but may require occasional standing and walking. Office work is performed with adequate lighting and temperature, with no hazardous or unpleasant conditions caused by noise, dust, etc.
Analytical Thinking/Problem Solving
Building Relationships and Teamwork
Communication (written and verbal)
Planning and Organizing/Time Management
If Manages Others:
JMT is an Equal Opportunity Employer M/F/Disability/Vet/Sexual Orientation/Gender Identity, and we are proud to be building an inclusive and diverse workforce.
Raleigh, North Carolina, United States