Archaeological Field Technician - Temporary Position Los Angeles & San Diego

Los Angeles, CA
United States

Experience Required
Degree Required
Employment Type
Work Schedule

Job Description


ESA is looking for Variable Part Time archaeological field technicians to support field projects in Southern California. Qualified candidates should have a minimum of 1 year of monitoring experience and demonstrate the ability to perform all aspects of archaeological and/or paleontological monitoring and familiarity working on construction sites, coordinating with construction personnel, and interacting with Native American monitors. Successful candidates will fulfill the following duties:


  • Monitor construction activities and identify archaeological and/or paleontological resources
  • Effectively communicate with construction crews and project personnel
  • Write and maintain written daily survey, monitoring, recordation, and cataloging logs, including utilizing electronic data collection tools and GIS mapping applications
Job Requirements
You are an effective team member experienced in archaeological and/or paleontological monitoring, surveys and documentation of archaeological, and/or paleontological resources in accordance with applicable local, state, and federal guidelines and requirements.

You hold a Bachelor’s degree in archaeology/anthropology/paleontology or related field and have a valid driver’s license.

You are familiar with working on active construction sites, completing DPR forms and are knowledgeable of archaeological materials common to the region and have a minimum of one year of field experience in Southern California

You have the ability to work in a wide variety of field conditions (weather, terrain, etc.) and are able to work some nights and/or weekends.

ESA is an Equal Opportunity Employer, committed to a diverse and inclusive work environment. (EOE M/V/F/D)