Archaeologist III
KLJ - Bismarck, ND

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The Archaeologist III functions as a Principal Investigator/Project Manager and is responsible for the coordination and supervision of cultural resource management projects. Responsibilities include coordinating field work with multiple Principal Investigators, leading field crews, training crew chiefs, preparing documentation detailing fieldwork, project design, scoping projects and proposals. Additional responsibilities include:
Providing communication with the other Principal Investigators.
Assisting with scheduling crews in a dynamic and fast-paced work environment.
Communicate effectively with clients
Develop, manage, and adhere to project schedules, budgets, profitability, and client satisfaction for multiple projects.
Writing and producing reports detailing the results of the fieldwork.
Making recommendations to federal agencies and clients regarding the status of cultural resources identified during fieldwork.
Interpreting the archaeological records.
Interest and participation in building the company is expected, and may entail developing and using skills across disciplinary boundaries.
Support the Work Group Leader and Practice Area Leader, follow company protocols, and work toward company goals.
Regularly work in extreme weather conditions and terrain.
Provide quality control on all project work.
Provide all services in a legal and ethical manner.
Exercise independent thinking, creativity, and initiative in the performance of these duties.
Must project a professional, positive attitude and exercise confidentiality.
Work effectively both independently and as team member.
Understand, interpret, participate in, and implement company-mandated safety policies.
Travel is an essential aspect of this position, with the expectation of extended time in the field during the field season.

A Masters or PhD in anthropology or archaeology is required. Permit eligible with the BLM, BIA, and all other federal agencies in the Great Plains culture area is essential. A minimum of 2 years of supervisory experience is necessary and experience in the Great Plains or Midwest is highly desired. Demonstrated ability to manage projects from creation to completion. The ability to write and produce professional quality reports is essential. Commitment to flexible assignments and work schedule; travel is required. The individual must interact with people at all levels and communicate effectively. Strong computer skills, detail-oriented, self-starter, problem solver, leadership, organizational, communication, and interpersonal skills are essential. Willingness to assist with interdisciplinary duties that may be needed to deliver quality services on schedule.
Ability to handle projects in a variety of geographic settings and in multiple jurisdictions.
Must meet the requirements of the Secretary of the Interior to qualify as an archaeological Principal Investigator.
Must work well in a team-based environment.

Skills and Abilities:
Language: Read and interpret documents and interact with co-workers. Reasoning: Apply commonsense understanding to carry out detailed written or oral instructions. Deal with problems involving concrete variables in standardized situations. Other: Operate a computer working in database and accounting software programs. Must have excellent analytical, organizational, written communication, and oral communication skills. Must also have adequate knowledge of Microsoft Office Suite and ArcMAP.

Physical Demands:
The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to sit; stand; walk; push, pull, or stoop; kneel, crouch, or crawl; use hands to finger, handle, or feel objects, tools, or controls; and reach with hands and arms. The employee is required to talk or hear and communicate clearly including hear alarms on equipment, hear fellow employees, and hear instructions from supervisory staff. Must be able to hike long distances (up to 10 miles/day) in rough terrain. The employee must frequently lift and move up to 50 pounds and occasionally lift and move up to 100 pounds. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, color vision, depth perception, and the ability to adjust focus.

Work Environment:
The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. The noise level in the work environment is usually moderate. It will be necessary to work in adverse weather conditions while performing field work.

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