Cornerstone Environmental, in Flagstaff, Arizona, is seeking applicants for Field Archaeologist positions for archaeological projects in northern Arizona and northern New Mexico. The projects consist primarily of Class III archaeological surveys for the United States Forest Service. For all federal projects, prevailing wage for each region will be provided. 2021 SCA-rates range from $21-$24 for Archaeological Technician I. Wages for non-prevailing projects ranges from $18-23/hr depending upon experience and position. Most projects are camping with $85/day per diem. No receipts required. No double occupancy, ever. Generally, travel time for all employees to the project area will be paid as if leaving from the Flagstaff office location.
Duties will include extended hiking at elevations exceeding 7000 feet above sea level, potentially through rough terrain, while carrying a backpack and personal gear. Applicants are expected to have experience with orienteering, operating handheld Garmin and GPS receivers, identifying archaeological artifacts and features, archaeological site recording (including artifact identification and site mapping), and following agency standards and guidelines. Individuals must be able to work in remote locations and hike over steep terrain for extended periods of time, while carrying a pack weighing up to 45 lbs. Ability to communicate effectively and work cooperatively with both crew members and supervisors is a must!
Candidates are expected to hold a B.A. or M.A. in anthropology, archaeology, or a related field, and experience conducting fieldwork in a cultural resource management setting in the Southwest if preferred.
Submit a letter of interest and detailed CV to email@example.com to be considered. No phone calls please.