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[ShovelBums.Org] Immediate need for field techs; SW Ohio, Cincinnati area

Midsouth Cultural Resource Consultants has an immediate need for two qualified archaeological field technicians for an archaeological survey in the SW Ohio, Cincinnati area. The survey is expected to begin the week of 1/9/17 and last 4-5 days. Pay rate is $14/hr. Perdiem is $35/day for non-local technicians staying in hotel. Single occupancy hotel room will be provided. Except in the most extreme instances, field technicians will be expected to work in inclement weather. Field technicians will be expected to take direction from crew chief/field leader. Please contact J. Scott Jones at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. to submit a vita and letter of interest. -- J. Scott Jones, President and Senior Archaeologist Midsouth Cultural Resource Consultants 701 Matts Hollow Road Manchester, TN 37355 (931) 273-8527 This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.
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[ShovelBums.Org] Supervisory Archaeologist - Corvallis, OR

SUPERVISORY ARCHAEOLOGIST Logan Simpson, a growing cultural resources and environmental planning firm, currently seeks a full-time Supervisory Archaeologist to work from our Corvallis, Oregon office. Qualifications include possessing or the ability to obtain current permits with a variety of public land managing agencies, with emphasis on Oregon, Washington, Idaho, and California. Duties and responsibilities include supervising all aspects of cultural resources survey, site recording and evaluations, research, and archaeological testing and data recovery. Candidates should be familiar with the completion of survey and excavation forms, operating GPS units, preparing reports and NRHP recommendations, and conducting quality control/quality assurance reviews of data. The ideal candidate will possess knowledge of federal and state cultural resources regulations, the ability to coordinate and communicate with agencies and clients, experience preparing proposals and cost estimates, and experience managing budgets and schedules. Supervising archaeological projects in remote locations and over steep terrain, a clean driving record, and the ability to work out-of-town...
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[ShovelBums.Org] Crew chief and 3 field techs needed for construction monitoring in San José, CA

10,002nd ShovelBums job posting. Sweet! Happy 2017 everyone. Onto the posting. Best, R. Joe Subject: Crew chief and 3 field techs needed for construction monitoring in San José, CA Archaeological/Historical Consultants (A/HC) is seeking a crew chief and field technicians for an upcoming construction monitoring project in San José, California, scheduled to begin the week of January 23. The site is known to contain several historic archaeological features dating from the 1830s to 1900, with limited quantities of prehistoric material as well. We expect that fieldwork will last at least 3 weeks, with a similar amount of laboratory time afterward. Unfortunately, we do not have a per diem or hotel budget for this job, but can offer wages from $25-45/hour depending on experience. Field technicians should have at least a BA in archaeology and a record of supervised field experience. Crew chiefs should have a degree in archaeology and demonstrated record of supervising archaeological...
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[ShovelBums.Org] ShovelBums sent out its 10,00th posting today

Happy New Year! ShovelBums sent out its 10,00th posting today, December 30th 2016 - sweet! I estimate that has covered ~40,000+ positions. I might write up something a bit more reflective this coming week, but I have to say, this is a pretty neat way to wind up 2016! Feel free to virtually buy me a beer (no-one has for months! lol!) at (or send a paypal to This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. mailto:This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.) if you have ever found a job through ShovelBums, that was always the original deal ;-) You can read my thoughts about ShovelBums 10,000th posting here If you have found a job through ShovelBums you can buy me a virtual beer per our agreement ;-) Thanks for all you have done to make ShovelBums a reality and work...for all of us. Best, R. Joe
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[ShovelBums.Org] Architectural Survey Opportunity -- Columbus, OH

I am seeking an experienced architectural surveyor Team Lead for the following requirement. This is a direct quote from the statement of work on an upcoming contract: Architecture: Surveyors will conduct representative exterior documentation (photographs and notes that meet SHPO standards for evaluation of resources) on all resources. Complete the survey in accordance with Section 110 of the NHPA, as well as the Guidelines for Conducting History/Architecture Surveys in Ohio, the Guidelines for the Recordation of Architectural Resources for the Ohio Historic Inventory in I-Form, and the I-Form User Guide. Interior documentation may be necessary to confirm the integrity of previously surveyed resources. In addition to exterior and select interior photographs, minimal landscape and streetscape views will be included. The survey will note fixed objects (including static aircraft displays and memorials) or any other feature the surveyor considers relevant in text, but not necessarily as a separately recorded resource. Please follow accepted practices and SHPO guidelines...
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[ShovelBums.Org] Archaeological Survey and "Shovel Test" Opportunity--Columbus, OH

The purpose of this portion of the investigations is to apply approved archaeological field and laboratory methods to determine if archaeological sites are present within the defined project areas in accordance with state and federal guidelines for archaeological inventory and to obtain Ohio State Historic Preservation Office concurrence. The site is approximately 18 acres in size and consists entirely of recent construction. Well over 50 percent of the site has been disturbed by construction and demolition of buildings (no longer extant) as well as the construction of the existing buildings. An archaeological survey will be conducted along with hand excavated shovel test pits (STP’s), following the Ohio SHPO’s Archaeology Guidelines. All STP’s shall be screened through ¼ inch hardware cloth. Changes in depth of soil colors and textures shall be recorded on standard STP forms with reference to Munsell color code descriptions. Cultural materials recovered shall be collected and the provenience recorded in field notes. Locations...
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[ShovelBums.Org] Upcoming testing and data recovery in the Charleston, SC area

Thanks to the over 80 individuals who applied for the six positions. We are closing the process to future responses and focusing on those received. Obviously it will be a tough decision. We'll let everyone know in the next several days. Best, Michael Trinkley, Ph.D. Director Chicora Foundation, Inc. PO Box 8664 Columbia, SC 29202-8664 803-787-6910 P Please consider the environment before printing this email. --- This email has been checked for viruses by Avast antivirus software.
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[ShovelBums.Org] Upcoming testing and data recovery in the Charleston, SC area

Chicora Foundation, Inc., a non-profit research organization in Columbia, SC is looking for six field technicians for data recovery at several colonial and antebellum plantation sites on Johns Island in Charleston County, SC. It is imperative that candidates be able to work 8 hour days in a variety of weather and field conditions. Stooping, bending, walking, carrying heavy equipment, shoveling, kneeling, crouching, and lifting are essential functions of this position. Applicants must be energetic and eager, a cooperative team player, enthusiastic and focused, quality oriented, and passionate about archaeology. BA degree in archaeology or closely related field is preferred. Previous field experience may be useful, especially if in Phase 2 or 3 work (testing and data recovery). The client operates a drug free workplace. The project is scheduled to begin January 9, 2017. Work will consist of approximately 20 weeks of work and is not anticipated to extend longer. The work schedule will consist of five...
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[ShovelBums.Org] Historical Archeologist

R. Christopher Goodwin & Associates, Inc. announces the following immediate archeological employment opportunity Historical Archeologist – New Orleans, Louisiana R. Christopher Goodwin & Associates, Inc. has an opening for a Historical Archeologist with a primary expertise in the historical archeology of North America. The successful candidate for this position must possess a graduate degree (M.A., M.S. or Ph.D.) in Anthropology/Archeology, have completed an accredited archeological field school, and have worked in the field of CRM or have served in a similar capacity for at least one year. This position requires superior field, lab and interpersonal skills; computer, writing, and management skills; experience with report writing and applied knowledge of Section 106 of the NHPA; and familiarity with GPS and/or GIS. Opportunities for advancement to significant management responsibilities are available for the right candidate. Extensive knowledge of 18th through 20th century material culture is strongly preferred, and experience in urban historic archeology is essential. Previous meaningful involvement...
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[ShovelBums.Org] Field techs New Jersey immediate

NV5, Inc. (formerly The RBA Group) seeks field technicians immediately for up to 6 days work on a Phase 1 project in the Trenton/Philadelphia area. Applicants must be local enough to work on a day-by-day basis in case of weather delays. Hotel and meals will be covered for crew coming from a distance when consecutive field days are scheduled. Field school and field experience required, Bachelor's degree preferred; must be physically able to dig shovel tests in cold weather. Hourly rate is $15.00. To apply, please visit the NV5 website at and go to the "Careers" tab. All hiring will be handled through the firm's web portal.
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[ShovelBums.Org] Archaeologist-Department of Arkansas Heritage

STATE JOB TITLE: ARCHEOLOGIST POSITION NUMBER: 22125432 OPEN: 12/8/16 CLOSE: 01/16/17 SALARY: $35,554 GRADE: C119 CLASS CODE: B067C LOCATION: Arkansas Historic Preservation/Little Rock Functional Job Title: Archeologist Class Summary: The Archeologist works under administrative direction, and reviews federal undertakings for compliance with Section 106 of the National Historic Preservation Act of 1966, as amended. This position is governed by federal and state laws, regulations, and agency policy. Examples of Work: Reviews federally funded, licensed, permitted, and assisted undertakings for compliance with Section 106 of the National Historic Preservation Act of 1966, as amended. Evaluates project proposals, permit applications, agency planning documents, Environmental Assessments, and Environmental Impact Statements for potential impacts on historic properties. Requests archeological surveys be conducted to identify and assess impacts on historic properties. Critiques archeological scopes-of-work, data recovery plans, and reports of investigation for adequacy of fieldwork. Writes letters and reviews on a daily basis. Makes site inspections throughout the state, and monitors...
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[ShovelBums.Org] Field techs Hawaii Island

Note from R. Joe: One has to wonder if there is an inverse correlation between how low the temperatures are in the northern latitudes (-15f with wind chill for me tonight!) and the number of applicants pacific job postings get? :-) Onto the posting! (PS if you get the job and send me a pound of fresh from the farm Kona beans I'll consider us even on the beer thing ;-) Best, R. Joe Haun & Associates seeks archaeological field technicians for fieldwork on Hawaii Island Haun & Associates seeks highly motivated, dependable, and experienced archaeologist for full-time archaeological survey, data recovery, and monitoring projects on Hawaii Island. Field conditions can be physically challenging and strenuous, requiring stamina and agility. We are looking for an enthusiastic, team-oriented individual who possesses sufficient skills to function at a high level of competency. Pay rate will be based on qualifications and experience, and is highly competitive. Minimum Qualifications: B.A....
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[ShovelBums.Org] Archeological Field Technician Openings

Archeological Field Technician Openings TRC Environmental Corporation has immediate openings for several experienced Archeological Field Technicians to fill temporary, full-time positions for fieldwork beginning as soon as mid-December running through January 2017. These positions are needed to mobilize field crews for a long linear cultural resources survey in the south-central U.S. Pay rate is $14.00 to $16.00 per hour based on experience with $51.00 per diem rate and individual hotel rooms. Daily transportation between the hotel and project area will be provided. Candidates will be required to take and successfully pass a drug test. Qualified applicants must have a B.A. degree in anthropology, archaeology, or a related discipline; have experience in survey, testing, and/or data recovery projects; have a minimum of 3 months of full-time or equivalent employment as an archeologist; conduct high-quality fieldwork; produce accurate and legible paperwork in a timely fashion; and take direction from project managers/crew chiefs regarding project requirements and expectations. Applicants...
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[ShovelBums.Org] Archaeology Field Technicians - Phoenix area (multiple openings)

· Job Title: Archaeology Field Technician (multiple openings) · Company Name: WestLand Resources, Inc. · Location: Phoenix, Arizona WestLand Resources Inc. is seeking archaeology technicians to perform data recovery on prehistoric sites in the Phoenix area. Qualifications Associate's degree in Archaeology, Anthropology, or related field. Bachelor's degree preferred Previous related southwest excavation experience Ability to conduct fieldwork for long hours in a desert environment (extreme temperatures, rough terrain), and ability to carry equipment and supplies (up to 60 pounds) Need to work as a member of a cohesive team Experience with MS Office products preferred Ability to work in a fast paced and creative environment Note: this position offers competitive pay, but does not offer per diem or housing WestLand prides itself on providing a work environment that is relaxed and collaborative, while supporting the highest standards for project delivery and work product quality. Our team approach to both project and staff development naturally...
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[ShovelBums.Org] Sr. Cultural Resources Project Manager, Pasadena, California [1 Attachment]

· Job Title: Sr. Cultural Resources Project Manager · Company Name: SWCA Environmental Consultants · Location: Pasadena, California, United States, 91105 Do you thrive in the pursuit of ensuring excellence in environmental consulting services for your clients? 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 Pasadena office offers a unique work environment and our California and Pacific Islands cultural resources program, one of the largest in the region, specializes in complex and challenging projects. Our diverse range of clients includes prominent electric transmission utilities, renewable energy generation proponents, land development firms, and federal, state, and local government agencies. Your role will be to take on the responsibility for successful project execution, leading a teams of resource specialists in the application of sound science and creative solutions to achieve client objectives. The Cultural Resources Project Manager is involved in business development...
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[ShovelBums.Org] Archaeologist/Senior Archaeologist - LSA's SLO office is hiring!

LSA Associates, Inc. (LSA) is a diversified environmental,transportation, and community planning organization. We are recognized asinnovators in the field of environmental impact assessment, and we havedeveloped a reputation among clients and professional peers in both the publicand private sectors as being thorough, innovative, and objective.   LSA’s San Luis Obispo Office is seeking a qualifiedindividual for a position as an Archaeologist/Senior Archaeologist. LSA is adiversified environmental, transportation, and community planning organization.The successful candidate will have a minimum of a Bachelor’s degree inArchaeology, or Anthropology with an emphasis in Archaeology, and a minimum of 7-10years of experience in Cultural Resources Management in California. Theselected individual will be responsible for managing individual projects,including establishing and maintaining good working relationships with clients,agencies, and Native Americans; preparing scopes of work and budgets; directingand participating in field projects (monitoring, survey, and excavation); andpreparing reports. Projects will include archival research (including recordssearches), Native American consultation, survey, monitoring, excavation, andeligibility evaluation.   Desirable...
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[ShovelBums.Org] Fw: Field Archaeologists: Arkansas and Oklahoma [1 Attachment]

  Please post: | | | Archaeological Technician | | Office Location: | Tulsa, Oklahoma |   | Discipline: | Environmental | | | | | | | | | | Description | | ENERCON Services, is an employee owned, premier Engineering and Environmental Services Company.  Our double-digit year-over-year growth is fueled by the quality of work we perform as an EOC (Engineer of Choice) to a large base of the power facilities in the US, as well as to an expanding global customer base.  We currently have immediate openings for multiple part-time/on-call Archaeological staff for in Arkansas and Oklahoma. In this role, your Key Responsibilities will be to: - Participate in cultural resources survey, testing, data recovery, and monitoring projects - Record data through standardized forms, notes, photographs, and scaled drawings - Use tablets and GPS units to document field work - Conduct background research prior to field work - Contribute to technical reports and other...
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[ShovelBums.Org] UK Archaeologist (Artefact Analysis) - Closes December 2nd

From across the pond. Position closes tomorrow (December 2nd). For a full description and link to apply: Archaeologist (Artefact Analysis) Location: Fort Cumberland, Hampshire, PO4 9LD Contract type: Temporary Salary: £26, 658 / Full Time / 6 months FTC Reference No: 7970 Final applications 2 December 2016 Description We are seeking an archaeologist specialising in finds analysis to join Historic England`s multi-disciplinary team of archaeologists, archaeological scientists and archaeological archive and data management experts. Based at Fort Cumberland, Southsea, you`ll experience a vibrant research environment, within the finest 18th century bastion trace fort in England and work on material from some of the country`s most important and iconic sites. You will have responsibility for co-ordinating and overseeing all aspects of finds work, including site visits and providing advice, liaising with internal and external specialists in the delivery of assessments and analyses to time and agreed standards, and the use and development of your artefact class...
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[ShovelBums.Org] Archaeological Technicians for Alachua, Putnam, Brevard, Indian River, Broward, Miami-Dade

We are hiring archaeological field technicians for Phase I testing and assessments in Alachua, Putnam, Brevard, and Indian River Counties: - $12.00 per hour - Hotel lodging available for work in Brevard and Indian River Counties (2 people per room) - Must be available in December (minus holidays) and likely part of January We also have field technician openings for testing and monitoring in Miami and Fort Lauderdale. The specs are the same except that these positions do not include lodging.These jobs are only suited for technicians having local lodging. Please email resume and references to This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. If you are interested in the Alachua, Putnam, Brevard or Indian River work you may also call Wes White at (713) 822-3637. Robert S. CarrExecutive Director Archaeological and Historical Conservancy, Inc. 4800 SW 64th Avenue, Suite 107 Davie, FL 33314-4438 This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. Phone: 954-792-9776 Fax: 954-792-9954
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[ShovelBums.Org] Archaeology Technicians - BLM Southern Nevada District, Las Vegas, NV

The Great Basin Institute, in collaboration with the Bureau of Land Management Southern Nevada District, is recruiting two Archaeology Technicians for southern Nevada. This position will be responsible for supporting a variety of activities related primarily to field survey workload targets. Specific tasks include: (1) Assist District archaeologists with field inventories; (2) maintain and update an MS Access database that is accessible to Southern Nevada District archaeologists; (4) maintain and update the GIS database as needed; (3) maintain and update cultural paper files as needed; (5) coordinate with the Southern Nevada District Archaeologist to identify sites that will need to be monitored, write-up monitoring forms, and update site forms when necessary; (6) coordinate with the Southern Nevada District Archaeologist to identify areas for National Historic Preservation Act, Section 110, inventory: write reports and sites forms in compliance with the latest edition of the Guidelines and Standards for Archaeological Inventory as needed; and (7) support a report...
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