JOB DESCRIPTIONAPPLY Cardno is seeking an Archaeological Field Director to work out of our Indianapolis, Indiana office or any of its Regional Offices (including Cincinnati, OH; Louisville, KY; Walkerton, IN).
Responsibilities include conducting background research, directing archaeological fieldwork, completing laboratory analysis and report preparation, and coordinating with other Cardno staff to ensure the quality of data, fieldwork, and paperwork.
Qualifications include an M.A. in anthropology/archaeology or related field or sufficient experience to meet Indiana guidelines as a Field Director. Applicants must have experience leading field crews in Midwest archaeological contexts. Familiarity with Section 106, NEPA, and other cultural resource regulations also required. Technical experience operating a GPS receiver, Total Station, and managing GIS data a plus.
Qualified applicants should exhibit good leadership qualities, strong technical skills, good communication skills, and feel comfortable making tactical decisions in the field.
Requirements Minimum Qualifications:
Masters degree in Anthropology or closely related field preferred, Bachelors degree plus substantial experience may be considered for highly qualified applicants.
Meet Secretary of the Interiors Professional Qualifications Standards as an Archaeologist
Minimum 2 years experience preferred
Knowledge and experience working with Section 106 of National Historic Preservation Act; NEPA experience is a plus, as is FERC, DOD, FHWA, or USACE project experience
Experience writing and producing technical reports for SHPO or other agency review
Very comfortable using Microsoft Office software (Word, Excel, PowerPoint) as well as Adobe Acrobat
Working knowledge of GIS
Experience with a Trimble and associated software and submeter GPS
Strong field supervisory skills and experience with both small and large crews
Ability to complete physically demanding tasks in remote areas and/or subtropical climate, including walking, hiking, carrying loads up to 50 pounds, and digging
Frequent out-of-town travel, potentially for extended periods of time
Prefer functional to advanced GIS skills
Prefer current Register of Professional Archaeologists certification
Prefer current listing on Midwest SHPO Professional Archaeologist rosters
Prefer specialization in Historical Archaeology
* Please Note that selected candidates will be required to pass a drug, background and reference screening.
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