Archaeological Technician

Crew member must possess a minimum of an A.A or B.A., completion of certified field school, as well as a basic understanding of archaeological method and theory. Crew member must retain basic field and lab skills required for construction monitoring, survey, excavation, and laboratory work including: 

  • Experience with a compass, reading topographic, aerial, and project maps

  • Ability to draw site and feature maps (plan and profile views) and complete standard archaeological site records

  • Performs basic excavation skills including an ability to fill out record forms in an accurate and concise manner

  • Ability to conduct basic identification of cultural materials in the field and in the lab

  • Ability to carry gear and perform surveys for several days straight over rugged terrain

  • Carry out laboratory procedures such as washing and organizing materials in the field

  • Carry out additional laboratory procedures such as cleaning, sorting, cataloging, and accessions

  • Enter archaeological artifact and project data in appropriate forms and databases

  • Prepare artifacts for curation according to standard Albion guidelines

  • Communicate project needs efficiently and effectively while conducting construction monitoring

  • Performs all of the above under the direction of a supervisor

To apply for this position, please send a resume to:

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