Immediate Opening - Archaeological Field Technicians in Greater Los Angeles Area

Immediate Opening - Archaeological Field Technicians in Greater Los Angeles Area


Job Announcement: Archaeological Field Technicians


Applied EarthWorks, Inc. has an immediate opening for one or more Archaeological Field Technicians in our Pasadena, California office.  Applied EarthWorks is a consulting firm specializing in history, archaeology, cultural resource management (CRM), and paleontology. From our offices in Hemet, Pasadena, Lompoc, San Luis Obispo, and Fresno, California, and Albany, Oregon, the firm performs work throughout California, Arizona, Oregon, Washington, and Nevada. 



Field technicians will be responsible for carrying out archaeological field surveys and monitoring in support of a wide variety of construction projects. Duties may also include site testing and evaluation and data recovery. Pay will be commensurate with experience. When applicable, per diem and lodging will be provided for out of town work. However, our current need is for candidates local to the Greater Los Angeles area. 


Basic Requirements:

•At least 1 year of experience with archaeological survey, construction monitoring, or excavation. 

•A bachelor’s degree in Archaeology, Anthropology, or closely related field.

•Prior experience in California and completion of an archaeology field school strongly preferred. 

•Knowledge of and basic operation of GPS technology. 

•Valid driver’s license, with the willingness to drive in “off-road” conditions. 

•Local candidates only. 


In addition, applicants must be physically fit and able to handle strenuous field conditions in sometimes adverse weather. Fieldwork may entail hiking on rugged terrain and steep slopes or require standing or walking for long periods of time throughout the day. Pre-employment drug screening may apply for specific project assignments. All employees must comply with Applied EarthWorks safety policies while performing fieldwork. 



Interested applicants should submit a cover letter, professional CV or resumé, and three professional references to Grace Ok at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.. The application period will remain open until all positions are filled. No phone calls please. 


Applied EarthWorks is an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants receive consideration for employment without regard to race, sex (including pregnancy, childbirth, or related medical conditions), creed, national origin, color, disability, disabled veteran status, Vietnam veteran status, religion, age (40 and above), medical condition (cancer-related), marital status, ancestry, or sexual orientation.




Jessica DeBusk | Applied EarthWorks, Inc.

Senior Project Manager, Paleontology Program Manager

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133 N. San Gabriel Blvd, Ste 201

Pasadena, CA 91107





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