Logan Simpson has an immediate opening for one or more regular full-time Archaeological Field Directors based in our Salt Lake City, Utah office. We have several multi-year cultural resources contracts with federal and state agencies across the West. Field directors will work on a variety of interesting projects across the Great Basin, Southwest, Rocky Mountains, Columbia Plateau, and Great Plains regions.
Duties and Responsibilities:
- Managing and leading one or more archaeological field crews;
- Proficiently and independently prepare complex technical survey reports and site forms;
- Accurately yet efficiently record cultural resources in the field;
- Manage multiple crews with the assistance of crew leads;
- Operate Trimble GPS units;
- Use digital data collection methods;
- Evaluate sites for National Register of Historic Places eligibility;
- Conduct quality control/quality assurance reviews of field data.
- Must meet the Secretary of the Interior’s Professional Qualification Standards for Archaeology;
- Meet permitting qualifications at the crew lead or principal investigator level on federal permits in Utah and/or Nevada;
- Master’s degree in Anthropology;
- 5+ years of archaeology consulting or agency experience including 2+ years of supervisory experience;
- 1+years of archaeology experience in the Great Basin or Southwest, including experience directing field projects;
- Ability to work outdoors in extreme temperatures and in remote locations (camping is a possibility);
- Ability to walk up to 10 miles per day over steep terrain for extended periods of time;
- Willingness to work field sessions up to 8 days in a row;
- Ability to work out of town;
- A valid driver’s license;
- Ability to work cooperatively in a team-oriented setting;
- Proficiency with electronic devices such as smart phones and tablets for digital data collection;
- Working knowledge of the National Register of Historic Places and Section 106 of the National Historic Preservation Act;
- Ability to independently prepare high quality technical reports and site forms;
- Proficiency with Microsoft Office products and databases;
- Ability to work locally in our Salt Lake City office.
- Working knowledge of federal, state, and local historic preservation and cultural resources regulations.
- Registered Professional Archaeologist (RPA)
Compensation and Benefits
- Compensation ranges from $56,160 to $62,400 annually, dependent upon experience;
- Support for professional conference attendance;
- $59/day per diem for projects with lodging; $95/day per diem for camping projects;
- Internal professional development program;
- On-the-job training opportunities;
- Bonus programs for publishing, employee referrals, and academic achievements;
- Babies-At-Work Program;
- 401K with firm match;
- Subsidized medical and dental plans, firm-paid Life/AD&D, and Long-Term Disability coverage;
- Paid holidays and personal time off;
- Paid parking, travel, and cell phone reimbursements;
- Paid Costco membership.
If interested, please apply online at http://www.logansimpson.com/careers/ and attach a resume and a cover letter that include salary requirements.
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