Historical Research Associates, Inc. (HRA) and Northern Land Use Research Alaska (NLURA) are seeking applicants to develop a qualified applicant pool of Archaeological Technicians for work in 2018 for our Portland, Eugene, Seattle, Spokane, and Missoula offices along with NLURA’s office located in Anchorage. Individuals interested in working for HRA/NLURA in 2018 will be selected only from this pool. The Archaeological Technician – Seasonal performs archaeological field work, lab work, or related office work under the direction and supervision of a HRA/NLURA staff Archaeologist. Applicants approved for the pool must have (at minimum) a Bachelor’s degree in Archaeology or Anthropology. Preferred applicants will have experience working in the field, conducting analysis of research data, and contributing to research reports.
Position will be open until close of business Wednesday, February 28, 2018. Positions are seasonal, and work is on-call, as needed. Acceptance into the qualified applicant pool is not a guarantee of a job offer or a guarantee of hours in 2018. Please submit a letter of interest and resume/CV to Human Resources at firstname.lastname@example.org. No phone calls, please.
An Equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, or protected veteran status and will not be discriminated against on the basis of disability.
Required skills include the ability to effectively conduct research activities, conduct appropriate aspects of fieldwork using appropriate field techniques, develop and maintain positive relationships, the ability to balance work schedules and demands, provide and receive feedback, seek to resolve conflict through communication and collaboration, and use effective verbal and written communication to listen and communicate effectively. Applicants must be proficient in the use of computer programs and database systems and have familiarity with the operations and use of cameras, GPS, and GIS equipment and software. Candidates should assume that most of their working hours will be spent in the field.
About Historical Research Associates
Since 1974, Historical Research Associates, Inc. (HRA), has provided consulting services for public and private clients in cultural resource management (CRM), litigation support, and historical research. HRA is classified as a small business concern as defined under Subpart 19.1 of the Federal Acquisition Regulations. We are an Equal Employment Opportunity employer. HRA has 20 full-time Archaeologists, 18 of whom who meet the Secretary of the Interior’s professional qualification standards in Archaeology, 15 full-time Historians who meet the qualification standards in History, and 5 full-time Architectural Historians and Historic Preservationists who meet the qualification standards in Architectural History.
HRA provides a full range of CRM services for transportation, military, and energy clients; federal and state government agencies; and commercial and residential developers. Our expertise enables clients to comply with the National Historic Preservation Act (NHPA) and the National Environmental Policy Act (NEPA), as well as state legislation, for cultural resource surveys and mitigation and to meet regulations for historic preservation reports, including National Register of... Historic Places (NRHP) nominations. We have extensive experience working in Washington, Oregon, Idaho, Montana, Wyoming, Alaska, North Dakota, South Dakota, California, Utah, and Nevada. The various HRA locations and affiliates extend our CRM reach from coast to coast (and beyond).