The Public Archaeology Laboratory (PAL), Pawtucket, RI, is a full-service New England cultural resource management (CRM) firm. We offer archaeological services primarily in New England and the Mid-Atlantic regions. Our clients include governmental agencies, corporations, engineering firms, and private developers from the energy, telecommunications, transportation, and environmental market sectors.
Be A Part of A Great Field Season at PAL
Seasonal Archaeologists assist with all phases of terrestrial archaeological investigations, in a wide variety of environmental settings including urban, inland, and coastal locations, under the supervision of the Project Archaeologist in excavating and recording field data according to federal and state historic preservation guidelines and regulations.
Perform archaeological excavations using hand tools and/or machine-assistance
Identify and record cultural deposits including artifacts and features utilizing standardized PAL field forms
Working knowledge of GPS units and map orienteering skills
Work collaboratively in a team environment
Follow PAL and client health and safety protocols
Perform additional responsibilities as required to support business and client needs
Undergraduate degree in Anthropology, Archaeology, or related field required
Successful completion of an accredited field school
Previous New England cultural resource management (CRM) experience preferred
Excellent verbal and written communication skills
Self-motivated and able to perform fieldwork in a physically demanding environment and variable weather conditions
Ability to travel on short notice
Valid Driver’s License
Hourly Rates are from $18 to $22 commensurate with experience. Single occupant lodging for non-local projects is provided with a per diem.
For more information on PAL 2023 field opportunities, please submit a letter of interest and resume to: [email protected]
Please visit PAL’s website to learn more: www.palinc.com