Temporary Archaeological Field Technicians – Salt Lake City

Logan Simpson currently seeks full-time Temporary Archaeological Field Technicians for survey projects in Utah (with the possibility of working in Nevada), reporting to the Salt Lake City office. Pay rate ranges from $18–$23 per hour dependent upon experience and education. Logan Simpson offers a retention bonus program for eligible temporary staff.

Duties and responsibilities include participating in pedestrian archaeological surveys as a crew member, under the supervision of a field director or crew lead, throughout Utah and Nevada.

Required qualifications

  • Completed or in-progress Bachelor’s or Master’s degree in Anthropology or closely related field or equivalent experience
  • Education and/or experience in the Great Basin or Southwest
  • Ability to identify archaeological artifacts and features
  • 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
  • Proficiency with electronic devices such as smart phones and tablets for digital data collection
  • Ability to work cooperatively with crew members and supervisors is a must

Preferred qualifications 

  • Residence in Utah
  • Archaeological experience in the Great Basin or Southwest
  • Completion of an accredited field school (field school is not required due to the cancellations of many field schools because of COVID-19)

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