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Archaeologist, Field Technician

Company: McCormick Taylor, Inc.
Location: Cambridge
Posted on: August 6, 2022

Job Description:

OverviewMcCormick Taylor, Inc.'s (MT) Cultural Resources Group (based out of Harrisburg, PA) is seeking to hire Archeologist I, Field Technician level positions on a temporary, full-time basis to supplement the group's work of archaeological field investigations and lab activities in the Mid-Atlantic. Weekly work will consist of/range from 34-40 hours depending on project type and location.Responsibilities

  • Basic understanding and experience with archaeological excavation and recordation techniques (shovel test pits (STPs), test units (TUs), surface collection, plan and profile drawings, etc.)
  • Basic understanding and ability to identify archaeological materials (artifacts, ecofacts, surface features, etc.) and ability to make soil distinctions
  • Ability to follow directions of the Field/Lab Director and Principal Investigator
  • Ability to provide thorough descriptive information on standardized forms
  • Possesses and/or developing written and verbal communication skills
  • Organized team player able to work efficiently under tight deadlinesQualifications
    • Completed an accredited archaeological field school
    • In progress or completed a B.A. in Anthropology/Archaeology or closely related fieldCandidates should be able to perform all potential field-related activities including strenuous fieldwork in varied weather conditions, hiking, and carrying gear. The ability to travel to conduct fieldwork is a must. When project travel is required, per diem, hotel room accommodations, and travel mileage are provided. Candidates must have a valid driver's license, be able to drive, and have access to reliable transportation.
      • The position requires the ability to process field data in accordance with MT standards. All employees are expected to comply with MT company policies including COVID-19 safety protocols for travel and fieldwork.We value your interest in our organization! At McCormick Taylor, our people are our greatest asset. If you join us, we hope for the opportunity to grow and succeed together. McCormick Taylor has also invested in an employee-centric company culture, resulting in an environment that feels like family. This culture fosters open communication, better relationships amongst employees, and more collaborative work environments. We strive to be a workplace where everyone counts, everyone has a voice, and everyone gets the most out of their career.

Keywords: McCormick Taylor, Inc., Alexandria , Archaeologist, Field Technician, Professions , Cambridge, Virginia

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