Great Plains Field Director

Great Plains Field Director

Do you have the ability to travel and the credentials and experience to work throughout the Great Plains as a Field Director?

If so, then please submit a cover letter and CV detailing your experience in the states and regions of the Great Plains, and in your cover letter detail a little more about your desired type of position (seasonal, full-time, as-needed,...) and desired hourly pay rate. Elaborate on any specific or pertinent experience you may have working within the realm of CRM and/or the Great Plains.

A bit about us Beaver Creek Archaeology is an established Cultural Resource Management firm headquartered in Bismarck, North Dakota . This position will be based out of our Bismarck, North Dakota office. Work will be conducted throughout the Plains region and the typical schedule will be Monday through Friday with overtime hours to be expected as the schedule necessitates. We primarily work throughout North Dakota, South Dakota, Montana, Oklahoma, Montana, Wyoming, and New Mexico.

Some things we like to see:

Minimum Qualifications:
• Bachelors Degree (preference will be given to those who have successfully completed a graduate program) in Archaeology/Anthropology or a closely related field
• Previous field experience in and throughout the Great Plains, that meets or exceeds both the State and Federal permitting standards for a Field Supervisor/Crew Chief (FS/CC))
• Valid driver's license

The successful candidate will possess the following attributes:
• Detail-oriented
• Demonstrated leadership ability
• Strong desire to work hard and produce quality results
• Excellent communication and organizational skills
• Ability to work both independently and as a team player
• Creative problem-solving skills
• Adaptability to rapidly changing project needs and scheduling
• Able to work well under minimum supervision
• Initiative, drive, and desire to execute good work

Preferred Qualifications:
• Three years of relevant work experience including one cumulative year in supervisory roles
• Masters Degree in Archaeology/Anthropology or a closely related field
• Experience with Trimble GPS, ArcPad, or similar hardware and software
• Faunal and/or Lithic analysis experience
• Lab and/or artifact curation experience
• Ability to be permitted with the Montana-Dakotas BLM as a Field Supervisor and Principal Investigator
• Ability to be permitted with the Dakota Prairie Grasslands as a Field Supervisor and Principal Investigator
• Ability to be permitted in the BLM's Oklahoma Field Office as a Field Supervisor
• Ability to be permitted in the BLM's SE New Mexico Region as a Field Supervisor
• Ability to be permitted in the BLM's SW Texas Region as a Field Supervisor
• Ability to be permitted with the states of New Mexico and North Dakota as a Field Supervisor and Crew Chief

Field Director Responsibilities:
• Perform and supervise Phase I, II, and III archaeological fieldwork and report on results
• Ability to work alone or direct and lead crew member(s)
• Take initiative and responsibility for the projects being overseen
• Apply problem-solving skills to optimize project completion
• Use their professional judgment and experience to all projects and various working scenarios
• Direct data management and reporting for simultaneous projects under strict deadlines
• Work closely with all staff regarding project work, scheduling, and data exchange
• Maintain clear and detailed field notes and field forms
• Maintain company practices and standards for work and communication
• Attentive to details with an ability to manage multiple tasks and/or multi-task
• Undertakes responsibility for the project (including but not limited to: asking the necessary questions, booking hotel rooms, overseeing and managing crew members, communicating with the office on project status and any concerns, etc…)
• Successfully complete small and large-scale reports
*** This listing is not intended to represent or account for every task or duty the employee may be responsible for or assigned. ***

Beaver Creek Archaeology is an equal opportunity employer and does not discriminate based on age, sex, race, or any other affiliation. To apply for this position please click on the 'Apply Now' button below.