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Archaeological Technician - Seasonal
Historical Research Associates, Inc. (HRA) is seeking to increase our qualified pool of Archaeological Technicians for work in our Seattle, Portland, Eugene, and Missoula offices. Please be aware that project work in Missoula requires the ability to walk 10 miles daily over rugged terrain.
Individuals interested in working for HRA for seasonal employment will be selected only from this pool. Starting pay is $18.50 to $26.00 per hour, based on location, education, experience, and special skills. HRA reviews wages on an ongoing basis based on technicians demonstrated skills and abilities.
The Archaeological Technician – Seasonal performs archaeological fieldwork, lab work, or related office work under the direction and supervision of an HRA staff Archaeologist. Applicants approved for the pool must have (at minimum) a Bachelor’s degree in Archaeology or Anthropology and an archeological field school. Preferred applicants will have experience working in the field, conducting analysis of research data, and contributing to research reports.
Required skills include the ability to effectively conduct research activities, conduct appropriate aspects of fieldwork using appropriate field techniques, develop and maintain positive relationships, the ability to balance work schedules and demands, provide, and receive feedback, and seek to resolve conflict through communication and collaboration, and use effective verbal and written communication to listen and communicate effectively.
Applicants must be proficient in the use of computer programs and database systems and have familiarity with the operations and use of cameras, GPS, and GIS equipment and software. Candidates should assume that most of their working hours will be spent in the field.
Positions are seasonal, and work is on-call, as needed. Acceptance into the qualified applicant pool is not a guarantee of a job offer or a guarantee of hours, but only Technicians in the pool will be offered work with HRA. Please submit a letter of interest and resume/CV to Human Resources at The position will close on September 22, 2022.
HRA is an Equal Opportunity Employer. We are committed to providing an environment of respect and inclusion where equal employment opportunities are available to all applicants and employees. Applicants and employees will not be discriminated against on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity and expression, disability, national origin, protected veteran status, status as a victim of domestic violence, stalking, or sexual harassment, or any other status protected under federal, state, or local law. If you need to request an accommodation related to disability, religion, or related to domestic violence, stalking, or sexual harassment, please contact Human Resources.