Archeological Field Technician #27402

The Davey Tree Expert Company

The Davey Tree Expert Company

Gainesville, VA, US, 20155 , Gainesville , VA - 20155

Job Description

Requisition Number:27402 
​Company Name: WSSI 
Service Line: 1WSS - WSSI 
Employment Type: Regular 
Job Type: Temporary 
Education Level Required: Bachelors 
Work Experience Required: Less than 1 year 
Relocation Available: [[relocation]] 
Travel Expectations: Up to 25% 


Archeological Field Technician


Thunderbird Archeology, a division of Wetland Studies and Solutions, Inc., is seeking Archeological Field Technicians for immediate temporary, project-based, full-time employment.


Responsibilities will include:

-Participating in archeological survey, excavations and laboratory work under the direction of staff archeologists;

-Artifact identification and processing;

-Preparing accurate field notes and documentation;

-Interpretation of soil strata, preparation of field maps depicting the locations of excavations, site/feature boundaries, historic standing structures, and other notable features within the project area.


Minimum qualifications include:

-A Bachelor's degree in Archeology or a closely related field and successful completion of an archeological field school or at least three months of field experience;

-Willingness to travel (per diem and lodging will be provided on projects more than approximately 90 miles from the office);

-Physical ability to conduct archeological surveys in a variety of settings including urban and rural areas;

-Physical ability to safely lift 50 pounds;

-Physical ability to walk to and within project sites over a variety of different terrains in all kinds of weather and standing or walking for long periods of time;

-Possession of a valid driver’s license.


Please submit a cover letter with availability, curriculum vitae/resume, salary requirements, transcripts, and a minimum of three professional/academic references to


Wetland Studies and Solutions, Inc., a Davey company, provides a full range of natural and cultural resource consulting services and is based in Gainesville, Va. The Davey Tree Expert Company has U.S. and Canadian operations in more than 47 states and five provinces and provides a variety of tree care, grounds maintenance and consulting services for the residential, utility, commercial, and government markets. Founded in 1880, Davey has been employee-owned for 35 years and has more than 8,000 employees who provide Proven Solutions for a Growing World. For more information, visit

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