Archaeological Field Director
CompanyNorth Wind Resource Consulting
LocationPhoenix, AZ
Job TypeFull Time
Job Description

Acts as field lead for cultural resource investigations, including surveys, testing, data recovery excavations, and reporting. 

• Attends kick-off meeting with clients and agencies, and will maintain record of meetings
• Organizes fieldwork mobilization/demobilization
• Ensures that all data collected is accurate, organized and of high quality.
• Oversees accurate identification of historic and prehistoric artifacts and features
• Takes photographs of field work and maintains a daily log of activities.
• Mentors junior personnel, including reviews of deliverables.
• Records sites to the particular agencies’ stipulations and guidelines.
• Ensures that projects are completed on schedule and within budget.
• Works well with project members and maintain a high level of communication regarding status of work product.
• Produce reports and other deliverables as required for each project.
• Reports project status to Project Manager on a regular basis.

Position will require extensive physical exertion, such as walking up to 10 hours a day at speeds of at least 3 mph over steep, uneven, heavily wooded, hostile terrain in outdoor heat /cold stress conditions and weather elements such as wind, snow or rain.   Ability to carry up to 50 lbs. of equipment; ability to lift a minimum of 60 lbs.; ability to dig and excavate at least 1 cu meter per day; potential contact with poisonous plants, insects and animals.  Individual must be able to conduct these tasks while wearing the appropriate personal protective equipment.  This work may be performed in remote locations and require camping.

Master’s degree in Archaeology or related field and 2 years relevant experience, or Ph.D. Applicant will hold or obtain AAA permit. CPR and First aid.

The work will require travel.

Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable qualified individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. The nature of those accommodations will be determined on a case-by-case basis.  If you are an individual with a disability and require a reasonable accommodation to complete any part of the application process, or are limited in the ability or unable to access or use this online application process and need an alternative method for applying, you may contact our Helpline +1.208.528.8714 or e-mail for assistance.

North Wind Group is an Equal Employment Opportunity (EEO)employer and welcomes all qualified applicants. Applicants will receive fair and impartial consideration without regard to race, sex, color, religion,national origin, age, disability, veteran status, genetic data, religion or other legally protected status. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to their protected veteran status and will not be discriminated against on the basis of disability.