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Haun & Associates Job Announcement- Field Cre w on Hawai‘i Island

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  • R. Joe Brandon - Founder ShovelBums.org
    Position: Archaeological Crew Member Positions for Haun & Associates on Hawai‘i Island Haun & Associates seeks highly motivated, dependable and experienced
    Message 1 of 1 , Jun 1 4:35 PM
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      Position: Archaeological Crew Member Positions for Haun & Associates on Hawai‘i Island

      Haun & Associates seeks highly motivated, dependable and experienced archaeologists for field crew positions in archaeological survey, data recovery and monitoring projects on Hawai‘i Island. The ideal candidate will be physically capable of working in challenging environmental conditions, including extensive work in underground lava tubes. The positions could require travel, working in remote areas, occasional work away from the home office for extended periods, hiking in steep and rugged terrain over lava flows, and traversing 10 miles a day with a backpack weighing 40 lbs. We are looking for enthusiastic, team-oriented individuals who might require some training, but who already possess sufficient skills to function at a high level of competency.

      Pay rate will be based on individual qualifications and experience, and is highly competitive.

      Minimum Qualifications: B.A. in Anthropology or Archaeology, field school training and 2 years of full-time professional experience in field archaeology, preferably in Hawai‘i or the Pacific. Must be dependable, detail-oriented, organized, and demonstrate proficient verbal and written communication skills.

      Additional Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:

      Familiarity with Hawaiian archaeological sites and history

      Ability to navigate difficult terrain with compass, GPS, and topographic maps

      Ability to interact with clients, the public and colleagues in a professional and friendly manner


      Identify, document, and map Hawaiian archaeological and historical sites

      Excavate and screen archaeological deposits and keep meticulous paperwork

      Identify and collect cultural material, including artifacts and subsistence remains

      Ability to drive a 4-WD manual truck and obtain a Hawai‘i state driver’s license

      Commitment to safety, professionalism and a high standard of archaeological ethics

      Participate in problem resolution

      Complete tasks efficiently

      Assist supervisors as needed


      Participate in any phase of archaeological fieldwork as needed

      Prepare complete and accurate field documentation for sites and field activities

      Maintain field equipment

      Coordinate and cooperate with other crew members, crew supervisors and senior staff

      How to apply:

      Email a cover letter with position title in the Subject header and attach a pdf containing your Curriculum Vita or full resume with names & contact information for 3 recent work references to:

      Dr. Alan Haun, ahaun-at-haunandassociates-dot-com

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