Archaeological Field Technician (FT/Temporary)
RequestNWR-02:DS0819
CompanyNorth Wind Resource Consulting
LocationBizmark, ND
Job TypeTemporary
Date8/28/2019
  
Job Description
North Wind Resource Consulting, LLC, (North Wind) an enterprise of the Cook Inlet Region, Inc. (CIRI), an Alaska Native Corporation (ANC), is seeking a qualified Archaeological Field Technician to assist with a cultural resources inventory projects in North Dakota. Pay will be commensurate with experience. Successful applicants will be in good physical condition and have experience performing pedestrian surveys under a variety of field conditions and have expertise recording prehistoric and historic period archaeological sites of varying complexity, the ability to write detailed daily field notes, take photographs of artifacts and discoveries, and mapping discovery locations as that may be necessary. The applicant should have the ability to work independently, compile detailed field notes and operate GPS for navigation and mapping is essential. Responsibilities: • Ability to recognize and document pre-contact and historical period artifacts, features and or other cultural materials. • Ability to write detailed daily field notes, take photographs of artifacts and discoveries, and mapping discovery locations as that may be necessary. • Ability to sketch artifacts to scale desired but not required.
Qualifications
Applicants should have either a M.A. /B.A. degree in Anthropology or a closely related field is required, as is demonstrated experience in archaeological survey, and completion of an accredited field school. Physical Demands: 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, challenging 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 include camping. North Wind appreciates and values its skilled employees and compensates them accordingly. Per diem and lodging costs are covered for all fieldwork.

North Wind offers a competitive pay and benefits package to include health, life, and disability insurance benefits, 401(k) with company match, generous paid leave, and tuition reimbursement for eligible employees. As a company, we are committed to employee wellness, professional development, and work-life balance. We value safety, reliability, and commitment to our people! For more information about our benefits or hiring philosophy, visit the North Wind Career Opportunities Page.

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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.