Project Archaeologist (Northern Land Use Research Alaska, LLC, Anchorage Office)

Date Posted: November 13, 2017       Categories: Uncategorized

Northern Land Use Research Alaska, LLC (NLURA) has an opening for one Project Archaeologist in our Anchorage Office.  The qualified candidate must have an M.A./M.S. in Anthropology or Archaeology (or closely related field) and have completed archaeology field school or demonstrated equivalent with archaeology survey and data collection methods, have at least 3 years field experience in Cultural Resources Management (CRM), and 2 years minimum increasing supervisory and project management experience.  The successful candidate must have demonstrated technical and analytical report writing skills, possess strong knowledge of Microsoft Office suite, Adobe software, ArcGIS (or similar platform), and the ability to navigate in remote areas utilizing Garmin handheld GPS devices.  Candidate must possess strong knowledge of the federal, state, and local laws, regulations, standards, and guidelines governing CRM, including required experience working with Section 106 of the National Historic Preservation Act.  Special consideration will be given to applicants with considerable experience in Alaskan prehistory, those who possess a demonstrated ability to conduct prehistory artifact analysis, and those who possess NEPA, FERC, DOD, FHWA, and/or USACE project experience.

This position requires the ability to complete physically demanding tasks in remote areas and diverse terrain and the successful candidate must be able to walk, hike, dig, stoop, crouch, reach, climb, and carry loads of up to 50 pounds without accommodation.  This position requires travel and may require frequent travel to remote regions for extended periods of time.

NLURA Project Archaeologists focus on project execution tasks through direct involvement with background research, developing research and field method designs, completing field investigations, technical analyses, and report writing.  This position involves providing logistical support, staff planning/scheduling, completing data collection, analyses, and technical reporting.  Project Archaeologists are expected to travel and fulfill field roles.  The position may involve direct supervision of Archaeologists and Technicians.

Only qualified candidates with an advanced degree will be interviewed.  Position is open until December 4, 2017, and interviews will be conducted as qualified applicants are identified.  Competitive salary negotiable based on experience.  Full benefits package includes bonus opportunities, vacation, sick leave, holidays, medical insurance, 401K, etc.  Position is a salaried, exempt position. Schedule may fluctuate based on the seasonality of work and status of contracts.   NLURA is an equal opportunity employer.

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