Staff Archaeologist - Goshawk Environmental Consulting, Inc. – Austin, Texas
This position involves conducting both fieldwork and reporting for archaeological work in Texas, Oklahoma, and New Mexico. The majority of the work involves survey level investigation, shovel testing, site recording, monitoring, report writing, ArcGIS mapping, and desktop archival reviews. The individual should be comfortable performing at least 8 miles of pedestrian survey under adverse climate conditions in a day. The individual should also be comfortable with MS Word and have had at least an introductory experience with ArcGIS or be willing to learn ArcGIS quickly. Given the broad scope of our work area, overnight to extended travel is expected. Up to 50% travel may be required, dependent on work volume and staffing; however, Goshawk tries to avoid working employees on or over weekends unless necessary. Our office is located in Dripping Springs, Texas. This position would be involved in all aspects of our work to the greatest extent possible and will have ample opportunity for growth and expansion of their skillset.
B.A. in Anthropology/Archaeology
Class C Drivers license with good driving record
Physically capable of conducting pedestrian survey and shovel testing in adverse climate conditions
Introductory ArcGIS experience or willingness to quickly learn it- proficiency preferred
Willingness to travel on a regular basis
Highly Desired Skills:
Prior experience as a crew chief/field supervisor
New Mexico SHPO Registry Field Supervisor
M.A. in Anthropology or related field
Goshawk is willing to negotiate a competitive salary based on education and experience level. Salary range offered is $40,000-$65,000 annually.
Employs are eligible for Health, Dental, and Vision insurance after 3 months.
Employees are eligible for 401K/Roth with company matching after 1 year.
Applicants without prior archaeological experience or with limited experience may be offered part time work to evaluate their potential for this staff position.