On-Call Archaeological Field Technician

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SWCA's Phoenix, Arizona office has immediate need for several ON-CALL Cultural Resource Technicians for upcoming field projects in the Phoenix, Arizona metropolitan area.

What you will accomplish

The successful candidates would assist SWCA's project manager with: archaeological field projects, including monitoring, surveying, and excavation projects; documentation of cultural resources, including data collection, completion of field forms, digital photography, GPS data capture, and in-field mapping; assistance with report preparation commensurate with writing skills; assistance with archaeological lab processing and curation if work is available.

Experience and qualifications for success

Only local metropolitan Phoenix, Arizona candidates will be considered. No lodging will be provided for local Phoenix area work. Please clearly indicate on your resume and/or cover letter if you consider yourself to be a local candidate

Applicant must be able to provide own reliable transportation to and from SWCA's Phoenix office; company vehicles will be provided for fieldwork.

Ability to accommodate flexible work schedules desired (long days or weekend work may be needed)

A Bachelor's degree in Anthropology, Archaeology or closely related field OR successful completion of a qualified Tribal Cultural Resource Monitoring Program, preferred. Substantial work experience may be substituted for academic credentials.

Previous Cultural Resource Management field experience preferred, especially experience monitoring construction activity for archaeological materials.

Ability to recognize and roughly categorize typical Phoenix area ancient and recent archaeological artifacts, archaeological contexts, and human remains is required.

Applicant must be comfortable working in a construction work environment equipped with full PPE.

Familiarity with Occupational Safety and Health Administration Trench Safety guidance is preferred.

Ability to work alone or as a team member required.

Familiarity with data collection using mobile tablet technology and Trimble GPS preferred.

Ability to travel to a location, walk and conduct fieldwork for long hours, and ability to carry equipment and supplies weighing up to 50 pounds is required

SWCA Environmental Consultants is a growing employee-owned firm, providing a full spectrum of environmental services. With offices across the United States, SWCA is one of the largest environmental compliance firms and ranks among Engineering News-Record’s Top 200 Environmental Firms

women, Native Americans, minorities, individuals with disabilities and veterans are encouraged to apply

Job Type: Temporary

Experience:

  • relevant: 1 year (Preferred)

Work authorization:

  • United States (Required)

Employment Length:

  • Varies

Pay Frequency:

  • Bi weekly or Twice monthly