Archaeologist Technical Writer and Office Support

Archaeologist Technical Writer and Office Support

Beaver Creek Archaeology, Inc. (BCA) was founded with a simple desire to do things better. Each and every aspect of how we do business stems from a desire to do things right and ensure all parties are well served during the process. As an archaeology company, we focus on providing the best work in a short amount of time. For the employees, this means spending a lot of time in the field, enjoying the scenery of the great plains and beyond. We do a variety of projects, from small gravel pits to large wind farm surveys, which can include a variety of testing, excavation, or documentation. You will have the opportunity to work on a variety of exciting projects and contribute to the field of archaeology.

We offer a collaborative work environment, which encourages professional growth and leadership and fosters a deep appreciation for cultural heritage. With this in mind, BCA is a small company that focuses on its employees and provides them with the best opportunities for growth. We value professional development and provide ongoing training to ensure our projects are carried out to the highest standards of documentation.

Our projects involve a variety of pedestrian surveys, shovel testing, excavation, architectural surveys, and other historic documentation. There is a lot of travel involved with this position, allowing our employees to experience all the great plains has to offer. However, we aim to have our employees home each weekend, when possible (there will be the occasional weekend work on away projects). In addition, employees receive paid time off and holiday leave, along with other benefits.

If you are a dedicated archaeologist with a passion for preservation, we invite you to join our team at BCA. Please submit your updated resume and a cover letter detailing your relevant experience and why you are the ideal candidate for this position.

BCA is an equal-opportunity employer. We value diversity and are committed to creating an inclusive workplace that respects and embraces all individuals.

We currently seeking to fill a vacancy for an archaeological office support position. The candidate should have a college degree in Archaeology or a closely related field. The primary emphasis of this position would be assisting the archaeological report writers up to and becoming a reliable asset for writing reports. After a probationary period, should the applicant desire, the position would be eligible to become full-time with benefits. Pay will commensurate with level of education and previous experience.

The applicant must be detail oriented with the capability to critically think. Strong written and verbal English communication skills are a must as well as the ability to communicate with an array of individuals with different communication styles. The applicant should have a thorough understanding and application of English grammar preferentially in SAA as well as Turabian and then by default the CMS stylized format. The applicant must be proficient at utilizing Microsoft Word and Adobe Acrobat. Furthermore, the applicant must be able to work and thrive in a fast-paced office environment with an ability to excel at multiple tasks with an evolving status of importance and timelines.

All interested applicants must meet the minimum requirements and physical requirements detailed below:

Minimum Qualifications:

College degree in Archaeology, Anthropology, or a closely related field
Adaptability to multiple rapidly changing project needs and scheduling
Creative problem-solving skills in order to optimize project completion
Excellent communication and organizational skills
Ability to work both independently and as a team player
Able to work well under minimum supervision
Passion for their profession with a continued interest in learning about their field and growing their skill-set
Proficient using Microsoft Words
Strong English written and verbal skills
Work and thrive in a fast-paced work environment
Preferred Qualifications :

Oil and Gas Experience
Knowledge and/or experience with Public Land Survey System (PLSS) with the ability to completely list a legal identification
Experience working with and interpreting engineering plat maps
Previous archaeological report writing experience
Ability to write technical reports in an SAA as well as Turabian and then by default the CMS stylized format
Previous experience in synthesizing and interpreting NDCRS Site Forms
Ability to conduct fieldwork if and when needed with the possibility of multiple simultaneous overnight stays
Responsibilities :

Accurate and reliable report creation
Direct data management and reporting for simultaneous projects under strict deadlines
Work closely with all staff regarding project work, scheduling, and data exchange
Physical Requirements:

Should be to remain seated or standing at a desk, working on a computer, for hours at a time with repetitive hand motions
Should be able to look at a computer monitor for hours at a time
Must be able to fluently read, write, and speak in the English language
Must be able to think critically with attention for detail for hours at a time
May occasionally need to be able to safely lift up to 50lbs from the floor to waist using both arms and hands
May occasionally need to go into the field possibly with overnight stay(s)
*** This listing is not intended to represent or account for every task or duty the employee may be responsible for or assigned to. ***