[ShovelBums.Org] Local Archaeological Field Tech, $17.65/hr, VHB-Atlanta, GA - full time for Summer 2017

VHB’s growing Atlantaoffice is seeking an Archaeological Field Technician to support our team forproject work based in Atlanta, GA for the summer of 2017.  The full-time, temporary position willprimarily consist of archaeological survey, including pedestrian survey, shoveltesting, and test unit excavation in support of transportation projects. In addition, the successful candidate wouldbe expected to provide support to our entire cultural resource team withvarious activities, such as artifact processing, analysis, and curationprep.  Expenses will be reimbursed forhotel room accommodations and meals for any fieldwork outside of the Atlanta,Georgia metro area.  No per diem will beprovided for fieldwork.   Part-time on-callemployment may be extended beyond the summer as opportunities arise.   VHB’s passionateprofessionals include engineers, scientists, planners, and designers whopartner with public and private clients in the transportation, real estate,institutional, and energy industries, as well as federal, state, and localgovernments.  Together, we work toimprove mobility, enhance communities and economic vitality, and balancedevelopment and infrastructure needs with environmental stewardship.   Responsibilities: ·       Conduct archaeological fieldwork, includingpedestrian survey, shovel testing, and test unit excavation ·       Assist with mapping responsibilities in thefield, including collection of GPS data using Trimble units ·       Work closely with project team under the supervisionof VHB archaeologists and cultural resource professionals     Skills andQualifications: ·       Bachelor's Degree in anthropology, archaeology,or a closely related field or six (6) months field experience with a range      offield methodologies, including survey, testing, and excavation, and monitoring ·       Participation in an accredited field school orequivalent experience ·       Experience working as a field archaeologist inthe Southeast United States ·       Experience with the application of standardarchaeological field and laboratory techniques ·       Knowledge of TerraSync is a plus ·       Ability to travel to a location, walk/hike andconduct fieldwork for long hours, sometimes in inclement weather, rugged      terrain, and ability to carry equipment and supplies weighing up to 40 poundsis required ·       Excellent verbal, written and interpersonalcommunication skills ·       Team oriented with strong capability to workindependently ·       Motivated to lead and mentor others   Candidates are expectedto be located within the Atlanta area or provide their own accommodation withinthe Atlanta area for the duration of the summer
Please submit applications online through our careers page and mark the source "professional society job board".    At VHB, we’re investedin what we do, compelled by intellectual curiosity, and driven to workcollectively to best serve our clients and help shape the future of ourcommunities in a meaningful way. We’re proud, yet humbled, to have been doingthis for 36 years. We are dedicated to making a positive impact, and providingopportunities to grow personally and professionally.   Day Perez
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