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Employment Opportunity - Confederated Tribes of the Colville Reservation


CLOSING DATE: 10/16/2020

POSITION: Archaeologist Senior

SALARY: $27.06- 32.14, per hour DOE

REPORTS TO: Program Manager

LOCATION: History and Archaeology; Nespelem, Washington

Basic Functions: The position will entail both office and field work. The incumbent will prepare scopes of work and budgets for projects. Incumbent will conduct archaeological fieldwork. (i.e., survey/inventory, evaluative testing, mitigation, and treatment activities) on a project-by project basis. Incumbent is expected to have experience in all phases of archaeological projects and understand site recording, mapping, photography and site interpretations. Experience using GPS and GIS technology, graphic programs, and either lithic analysis or historic-era artifact analysis is preferred. The ability to identify human remains (as opposed to faunal remains) is preferred. Incumbent  conducts documentation of archaeological sites, including site mapping preparation of all field forms, screening of artifacts during projects, and post-field artifact processing. The incumbent will conduct report preparation following the end of fieldwork. Incumbent may serve as a Field Director or Crew Chief on specified projects if necessary. Incumbent will review Section 106 compliance letters and documents. Required to supervise or assist in the training of less experienced staff in field procedures and methodologies.