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WSP is currently initiating a search for an Archaeology Field Supervisor for our Kansas City, MO office. Works is expected to be located throughout the Central United States including Missouri, Kansas, Iowa, Illinois, and other states as needed.
Duties and Responsibilities:
• Conduct field projects during all phases of archaeological investigations (primarily Phase I and II)
• Supervise field teams on surveys and excavations
• Detailed note taking and field record documentation
• Prehistoric and historic artifact identification
• Familiarity with GPS technologies
• Feature identification and recording
• Assist with data analysis, interpretation, and technical report preparation
• Undergraduate degree in anthropology, archaeology, historic preservation, or related field
• Archaeological field school
• At least 3 years of field experience in North American CRM archaeology
• At least 1 year supervisory experience in archaeology
• Must be Registered Archaeologist (RA) or working toward certification
• Excellent verbal and written communication skills
• Preference will be given to work experience in the Central United States
• Self-motivated, physically able to conduct all aspects of fieldwork in all weather conditions, and be able to follow instructions
• This is an on-call, hourly position. Ability to travel and work on short notice is necessary, as additional opportunities to work in other states is possible. Hourly rates are industry competitive
• Ability to communicate effectively and work in a collaborative team environment
• Ability to travel for projects
• Exercise responsible and ethical decision-making regarding company funds, resources and conduct and adhere to WSP’s Code of Conduct and related policies and procedures
• Proven track record of upholding workplace safety and ability to abide by WSP’s health, safety and drug/alcohol and harassment
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WSP provides a comprehensive suite of benefits including medical, dental, vision, disability, life, and retirement savings focused on a providing health and financial stability throughout the employee’s career.
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The selected candidate must be authorized to work in the United States.