Richard Grubb & Associates (RGA) is seeking a project archaeologist to be based out of its Cranbury, New Jersey office. Applicants should be available to travel daily to project sites as necessary for fieldwork duties. Projects will be located primarily in Pennsylvania, New Jersey, Delaware, and New York, and may also be present in other parts of the U.S. and its territories. Prior work experience in New Jersey and the greater Northeast/Mid-Atlantic region is preferred but not required.
Project Archaeologist responsibilities include:
- Plan, organize, and manage various levels of archaeological survey, site recordation, monitoring, and other fieldwork duties;
- Supervise crews on a day-to-day basis in all phases of a project;
- Communicate daily with project managers and Senior Archaeologists to ensure that projects are performed within budget and meet project schedules;
- Review and maintain quality control of all field and artifact data;
- Author technical reports and be able to assess sensitivity, and identify and evaluate archaeological sites.
Qualified applicants must possess:
- Master’s degree in Archaeology, Anthropology, or closely related field;
- Communication and problem-solving skills;
- Ability to work with a staff team;
- At least three years of experience in Cultural Resources Management, overseeing field crews and report writing;
- Experience in identifying, documenting, and evaluating pre-contact and historic artifacts, cultural features, and archaeological sites;
- A valid driver’s license and reliable transportation;
- Ability and willingness to travel;
- Experience using a Trimble Geo7x is preferred.
- The position requires the candidate to traverse up to 10 miles per day for fieldwork and frequently moves equipment weighing up to 40 pounds.
This is a full-time position and compensation includes a complete benefits package. Salary range is $45,000-52,000 commensurate with experience. Benefits include paid vacation, sick leave, and holidays; group medical, dental, and vision insurance; and a 401k plan with employer contribution. RGA is committed to supporting professional development through training, professional memberships, conference attendance, and continuing education. The position would be based at the Cranbury, New Jersey office with the option for a hybrid work schedule.
To be considered for this opportunity, please email a cover letter, writing sample and resume/CV detailing education and work experience to:
RGA is one of the largest cultural resource consulting firms in the Mid-Atlantic, with a staff of Historians, Architectural Historians, and Archaeologists. RGA is strongly committed to creating a diverse and inclusive environment where a variety of backgrounds, cultures, orientations, ideas, and talents can flourish. RGA is an equal-opportunity employer, and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity, or any other characteristic protected by law. RGA is a Drug-Free Workplace. RGA participates in E-Verify.
RGA is a certified WBE/DBE/SBE. Learn more about RGA at www.rgaincorporated.com.