Preservation Job Board

(NC) Cultural Resources Technician 

12 days ago

Deadline: Jul 21, 2023 
Offered By (Name of Organization): SWCA Environmental Consultants 
Location (City, State): Cary, NC 27511 
Type: Part-Time 
Salary: Hourly pay rate of $18.75 – $24.75/hour 
Organization Website: 
Please include a brief (1-2 paragraph) description of the position: About the Opportunity:
SWCA Environmental Consultants is expanding their team and looking for dynamic individuals who are following their passion in delivering the highest-quality project work. Our Raleigh office is seeking Archaeological Field Technicians to conduct cultural resources investigations in North Carolina and throughout the Southeastern United States. This is a temporary, on-call position.
Under the direction of a field lead and/or project archaeologist, complete archaeological survey and field testing, including shovel test pits and excavation units, and assist with data collection in the field using field forms, digital photography, GPS data collection, and in-field mapping. Assist with archaeological office and lab work.
Minimum Qualifications: 
- A Bachelor’s Degree in anthropology (concentration in archaeology), archaeology, the geosciences (with coursework in archaeology), or a closely related field;
- Completion of an accredited archaeological field school or demonstrative equivalent, or 3-6 months field experience in cultural resources with a range of field methodologies, including survey, testing, excavation, and monitoring;
- Ability to travel to a location, walk, and conduct fieldwork for long hours, sometimes in inclement weather (including extreme heat and humidity), rugged terrain, often at high altitudes;
- Ability to carry equipment and supplies weighing up to 40 pounds;
- Current valid driver’s license and ability to safely operate a 4wd vehicle on rugged, backcountry roads;
- Must be very flexible, adaptable to rapidly changing project conditions, function well in a supportive but intense work environment, and maintain patience with a positive outlook; throughout both daily and challenging situations. 


Related Entries and Links

No Related Resource entered.