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Archaeological Field Technicians -- Denver, Colorado; Sheridan, Wyoming

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    Archaeological Field Technicians Denver, Colorado; Sheridan, Wyoming SWCA Environmental Consultants is a growing, employee-owned consulting firm specializing
    Message 1 of 1 , Feb 2, 2009
      Archaeological Field Technicians
      Denver, Colorado; Sheridan, Wyoming

      SWCA Environmental Consultants is a growing, employee-owned consulting
      firm specializing in environmental regulatory compliance, natural
      resource management, cultural resource management, and related
      research. We are a Top 500 Design Firm and Top 200 Environmental Firm
      according to the latest Engineering News-Record rankings. SWCA is a
      company of biologists, geologists, archaeologists, paleontologists and
      planners with more than 25 years of experience and over 450 employees
      located in 22 offices throughout the U.S. and the Pacific Islands. We
      offer an informal, team-oriented work environment, competitive
      salaries, and a competitive benefits package, including a stock
      ownership plan.

      SWCA is actively seeking to fill one or more Cultural Resources
      Technician positions within our Cultural Resources Program for our
      Denver and Sheridan offices. These positions will include travel and
      support for our Billings, Montana, Fort Collins and Durango, Colorado,
      and Bismarck, North Dakota locations. These are seasonal hourly
      positions and the candidate will typically work 40 hours per week
      depending on workload. Overtime may be possible. Pay rate will be
      based on individual qualifications and experience. Applicants should
      have a minimum of six months experience working as a field
      archeologist. Some exceptions may be made for applicants that can
      demonstrate experience comparable with the level of work required. The
      potential for transfer to other office locations may be possible if
      the successful candidate is interested.

      Job Duties and Responsibilities:
      Responsibilities of a Field Technician include:
      • Working in the field under the supervision of Crew Chiefs in the
      performance of archaeological fieldwork;
      • Conducting archaeological monitoring, survey, testing and data
      • Contribution to team efforts during cultural resources field and
      lab work;
      • Taking initiative, resolving problems, and creating improved
      procedures to assure tasks are completed in the most effective manner;
      • Assisting with mapping responsibilities in the field, including
      collection of GPS data using Trimble units (knowledge of ArcPad is a

      Knowledge and experience with archaeological survey, excavation
      techniques, and methodology is required; site testing and monitoring
      experience is ideal. A Bachelor's Degree in anthropology, archaeology,
      or a closely related field is required. Knowledge of historic cultural
      resources is preferred. Only applicants with an accredited Field
      School Certification or equivalent experience will be considered.
      Candidates must be able to travel and be able to conduct fieldwork for
      long hours, sometimes in inclement weather conditions, often in rugged
      terrain and sometimes at high altitudes, and be able to carry
      equipment and supplies weighing up to 40 pounds. When project travel
      is required, per diem is $39/day (subject to change), hotel room
      accommodations and field vehicles are provided, and project travel
      time is paid.

      How to Apply:
      Resumes will be reviewed in February for March hiring. No phone calls
      please. Send a cover letter, resume, and three (3) professional
      references to:

      Jason Gerster
      SWCA Environmental Consultants
      3033 N. Central Ave. Suite 145
      Phoenix, Arizona 85012

      Visit SWCA's web site, www.swca.com, and discover why SWCA is a great
      place to work for environmental professionals interested in sound
      science and creative solutions. SWCA is proud to be an Equal
      Opportunity Employer and encourages women and minorities to apply.
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