ARCHAEOLOGICAL TECHNICIANS

Website Far Western Anthropological Research Group, Inc.

JOB DESCRIPTION
We are currently seeking Archaeological Technicians for upcoming survey and excavation projects
throughout California, Nevada, and Utah this Spring/Summer 2023 for temporary, seasonal, part-time,
and on-call schedules.  
 
WHO WE ARE 
Far Western is a cultural resources-only company run by archaeologists for archaeologists. Founded in
1979, we are one of the largest and most respected cultural resources firms in the United States. We take
pride in balancing the compliance needs of our clients with high-quality archaeological research,
innovative problem-solving, and the involvement of Native American tribes and tribal groups. We believe
our approach highlights the core purpose of historic preservation laws to work in the public interest. 

QUALIFICATIONS
 A bachelor’s degree or higher in anthropology/archaeology (or a related field). 
 A field school or commensurate California or Great Basin CRM field experience (e.g., survey,
precontact and historic-era site identification/documentation/data collection, excavation, and
familiarity with standard electronic devices and hand-held tools). 
 Detail-oriented, able to adapt to varying data collection needs, attention to field methods/pace,
and effective in verbal and written communication. 
 Willingness to learn/refine new skills on-the-job.
 Ability to collaboratively interact with clients, Native American representatives, and co-workers. 
 Can comply with Far Western’s Safety Program and other Far Western training and operations
protocols. 

ADDITIONAL PREFERRED SKILLS
 Current First Aid/CPR training/certifications.
 Basic compass, map, GPS navigation skills.
 Experience working outdoors in variable weather conditions and different types of environments.
 Ability to hike up to ten miles a day for up to 10 consecutive days in rugged terrain and variable
weather.
 Willingness and ability to camp overnight in remote locations, as needed. 
 Has a current driver's license and can operate a 4WD vehicle in varying terrain. 

COMPENSATION AND BENEFITS
 Hourly Rate: $20-28
 GSA per diem for non-local projects
 Lodging and vehicles arranged by Far Western
 On-the-job training
 Flexible schedules
Interested applicants, please apply through our website at: www.farwestern.com/job-postings-2/

To apply for this job please visit www.farwestern.com.