TEMPORARY ARCHAEOLOGICAL CREW LEAD – Potential for Regular Employment – Nevada

Logan Simpson currently seeks a full-time Temporary Archaeological Crew Lead for survey projects in Nevada, reporting to the Salt Lake City office. Pay rate ranges from $22–$26 per hour dependent upon experience. Logan Simpson offers a retention bonus program for eligible temporary staff. Successful candidates may be considered for regular full-time employment.

Duties and responsibilities include leading an archaeological field crew, under the supervision of a field director, on survey projects throughout Nevada, and possibly Utah. Candidate must accurately yet efficiently record cultural resources in the field, manage a field crew, operate Trimble GPS units, use digital data collection methods, prepare site records, and conduct quality control/quality assurance reviews of field data.

Required qualifications

  • Qualifications for Crew Lead for Nevada BLM Carson City, Battle Mountain, or Southern Nevada Districts
  • Bachelor’s or Master’s degree in Anthropology or closely related field or equivalent experience
  • 3+ years of archaeology consulting or agency experience
  • 1+ years of archaeology experience in the Great Basin or the Southwest, including field supervisory experience
  • 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
  • The ability to work out-of-town
  • A valid driver’s license
  • Proficiency with electronic devices such as smart phones and tablets for digital data collection

Preferred qualifications include residence in Nevada, preferably Reno.

If interested, please apply below and attach a resume and a cover letter that includes salary requirements.

Logan Simpson is an EEO/Affirmative Action Employer