Archaeological Field Assistant

EDR is looking to hire multiple Archaeological Field Assistants for ongoing and upcoming projects located in New York.  These positions are temporary (i.e., on a per project basis) but anticipated to be continuous until the end of the 2020 field season. Please note that all archaeological field staff will be required to follow EDR’s COVID-19 Health & Safety Procedures and employment opportunities may be dependent on travel restrictions or other local/state/federal mandates.  Qualified candidates must have:

• at least 1-year experience conducting Phase I, II, and/or III archaeological investigations in New York, Ohio, New England, and/or the Mid-Atlantic;
• the ability to travel (locally and out of state when required);
• the ability to work outdoors in all kinds of weather;
• physical endurance to conduct archaeological field surveys in remote and challenging environments;
• the ability to carry equipment (shovel and screen, GPS unit, cameras) while conducting fieldwork;
• the ability to read and understand maps – prior experience with digital data collection/GPS is preferred;
• the ability to prepare field records and drawings; and
• a BA/BS degree in anthropology, history or related field, and completion of an archaeological field school.

To apply for this position, please submit your resume and letter of interest to [email protected]