WestLand is seeking a full-time Archaeology Field Director for our growing Northwest Cultural Resources team. Our crews can be found working for a variety of clients throughout the Northwest where we specialize in archaeological surveys, monitoring, archaeological testing, and data recovery. For out-of-town work that includes overnight or longer duration stays, per diem and single-occupancy hotel rooms are provided. The successful candidate can be based out of WestLand’s Bothell or Spokane, WA or Portland, OR offices.

What will I be doing?

  • Leading and coordinating archaeological field work (field survey, testing, monitoring, and data recovery excavations).
  • Supervising field crews in their effort to record artifacts, features and sites, map archaeological features and sites, draw scaled profiles and plans, and maintain paperwork, notes, and
  • Processing and cataloging artifacts and other materials to lab
  • Filing and scanning records and
  • Completing record searches and archival
  • Writing technical cultural resources

What qualifications are required for this role?

  • A Master’s degree in Archaeology, Anthropology, or related field. A Bachelor’s degree in Archaeology, Anthropology, or related field AND additional years of experience may substitute a Master’s
  • A minimum of three (3) years of experience in the
  • A minimum of one (1) year supervisory experience in the
  • Previous experience writing technical archaeological
  • Familiarity with WISAARD database and Washington state cultural resources regulations.
  • Ability to conduct fieldwork for long hours in a variety of environments featuring extreme temperatures, rough terrain, and changing weather
  • Ability to travel out of town for work throughout the Northwest (paid drive time, per diem and hotel provided).
  • Ability to work as a member of a cohesive
  • Ability to work in a fast paced and creative
  • The salary range for this position is $35.00 – $37.50 per

What does WestLand offer you?

  • A comprehensive benefits package that includes 9 vacation days, healthcare benefits, PTO, and 401k matching for full-time employees. Flexible work schedules and remote/hybrid possibilities are available for most
  • An environment where you are set up for success! With two-way mentorship, financial incentives to publish your work, and tuition reimbursement for ongoing educational support, we have you covered. In addition, WestLand has developed a career-path structure to assist you in reaching those next steps in your
  • A collaborative work environment where information and ideas are shared across teams. Communication is clear and comes often. And our diversity of people and cultures means everyone always feels welcome at WestLand!

Westland is committed to creating a diverse environment and is proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, age, gender identity or gender expression, national origin, disability, or veteran status. We maintain a drug-free workplace and perform pre-employment substance abuse testing.

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