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Archaeologists conduct excavations to recover, study, and preserve artifacts like ancient ruins, tools, and ceramics. Sample resumes for this position showcase skills like assisting in mitigation projects; excavating the remains of a Native American woman for re-interment; and assisting in the bone analysis and estimation in age, sex, race and other physical characteristics while under the supervision of a physical anthropologist. Archaeologists are expected to have master's degrees on their resumes prior to applying for this position.

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Archaeologist

Researched the provenience of collections that the corps has curated in local museums

  • Oversaw contracts and budgets for six curation facilities
  • coordinated a contract to move archaeological collections between University museums
  • Wrote National Environmental Policy Act documents including categorical exclusions and Environmental Assessments
  • Reviewed Corps permit actions for compliance with National Historic Preservation Act and other laws and regulations
  • Conducted consultations with tribal governments and the SHPO regarding Corps permit actions
  • Wrote historic properties management plans for archaeological sites at Corps reservoirs
  • Part- time 10/2007-11/2010 to complete my Ph.D. dissertation, full-time from 5/2005-10/2007
Candidate Info
8
years in
workforce
6
years
at this job
BA
Journalism
MA
Anthropology
PhD
Anthropology
2

Archaeologist-curatorial Assistant

Conducted surface collections, core sampling, and mapping on a prehistoric site in Baritaria Bay, Louisiana (Toncrey Site)

  • Conducted curatorial work the Museum of Natural Science Archaeology Laboratory
  • Used Microsoft Excel to create tables for curation of WPA era archaeological data
  • Performed analysis and coding on prehistoric ceramics samples from South Carolina and Georgia
  • Prepared WPA era archaeological maps for curation using humidification and flattening techniques
  • Performed sorting, washing, and bagging of two fine screened samples of archaeological material for an archaic shell ring in Florida.
  • Used Adobe Photoshop to process detailed scans of prehistoric ceramics and a bone tool for museum publication.
Candidate Info
4
years in
workforce
1
year
at this job
BA
Anthropology
MA
Anthropology
3

Archaeologist

Worked with clients to meet federal requirements for cultural resource protection.

  • Assured that cultural resources in a project area were not affected by construction.
  • Collected and recorded all data found within project areas.
  • Assisted project managers with report preparation and background research.
  • Cataloged and organized data recovered at our project site.
  • Organized and maintained paperwork from projects
Candidate Info
10
years in
workforce
1
year
at this job
BA
Anthropology
4

Archaeologist/historic Resources/cultural Resource Management

Conducted archaeological fieldwork for a variety of clients in urban and high desert settings

  • Recorded prehistoric and historic resources in an effective and team oriented environment, able to work independently as well
  • Worked on solar, wind, and infrastructure projects, monitored backhoe and drilling equipment
  • Composed memorandums and assisted in the creation of archaeological reports, along with Environmental Impact Statements
  • Carried out site recordation and mapping, effectively disseminated information when back in the office, completed work in a timely fashion, communicated successfully with co-workers and colleagues on a wide range of as needed tasks
  • Coordinated with various Native American Heritage Commissions
  • Administered archaeological resource record searches for various infrastructure and transportation projects
Candidate Info
7
years in
workforce
2
years
at this job
BA
Anthropology
Gastronomy
5

Archaeologist

Received National Science Foundation funding and a stipend to take part in a field-school excavating at an Iron Age Sanctuary

  • Demonstrated skill and capability in performing survey work with the use of a G.P.S. and total station
  • Prepared artifacts for analysis
  • Successfully conducted and completed an independent research project and praised for detailed and organized records
Candidate Info
2
years in
workforce
2
months
at this job
BA
Bachelor of Arts
MA
Master of Arts
6

Staff Archaeologist, Program Coordinator, Researcher

Managed field crew and volunteers during cultural resource surveys and evaluations

  • Mentored university students and adult archaeological certification students
  • Developed a long-term education plan for Fairfield Plantation and created content for grant-sponsored programs
  • Initiated strategies to enhance corporate partnerships and community support
  • Wrote site reports, National Register Nominations, journal articles, and membership correspondence
Candidate Info
2
years in
workforce
2
years
at this job
MA
Anthropology
7

Applied Anthropologist and Associate Archaeologist

Monitored private and public construction projects to prevent negative impacts on historical and archaeological resources

  • Worked closely with Native American communities to ensure preservation of cultural heritage
  • Wrote project reports and environmental impact assessments
  • Conducted archaeological excavations and analyses of impacted areas
  • Presented research papers at professional meetings
  • Managed archaeological excavations, surveys, and monitoring projects
Candidate Info
6
years in
workforce
3
years
at this job
BA
Anthropology
MA
Applied Anthropology
8

Archaeologist/team Leader

Requested by the Project Director to return as a staff member after one field season as his student.

  • Solely managed all excavation, necessary paperwork and on-site safety of a unit (2012).
  • Oversaw and taught field students in archaeological field techniques, completion of various paperwork as well as drawing profiles and plan maps of units.
  • Directly assisted a specialized cave archaeological graduate student in excavation and learned mapping techniques specific to cave units.
Candidate Info
9
years in
workforce
5
years
at this job
BS
Anthropology
9

Archaeologist

  • Conducted pre-field research for timber sales, timber stand improvement projects (TSI), grazing allotments, fire suppression efforts and other projects
  • Participated in, designed and directed archaeological field surveys to identify and inventory cultural resources within National Forest boundaries
  • Participated in test excavations (including Passport in Time) and site evaluations (CARIDAP:SLS)
  • Understand and applied laws and regulations pertaining to cultural resource management
  • Initiated site protection measures prior to project implementation, suggested alternate project implementation strategies, conducted monitoring of site conditions and prepared documentation
  • Responsible for creating, updating and maintaining site records, Archaeological Survey Reports (ASR), ASR Short Forms, Addendums and Excavation Reports
Candidate Info
9
years in
workforce
7
months
at this job
BA
Anthropology
10

Archaeologist

Supervised and directed field personnel on a variety of reconnaissance, Phase I, and Phase II archaeological projects.

  • Conducted historic and archaeological research at the Florida Master Site File.
  • Analyzed artifact assemblages.
  • Performed architectural evaluations of historical structures.
  • Maintained field equipment and vehicles.
Candidate Info
5
years in
workforce
3
years
at this job
MA
North American Fluted-point Sample
MS
Anthropology / Archaeology

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