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🔗Seasonal, On-Call Archaeology Field Technician Openings – Midwest

  • Part Time
  • Midwest
  • $16.50-$23.00 USD / Day
  • Applications have closed
  • Job Summary: Gray & Pape, a national cultural heritage firm, is seeking to increase our qualified pool of Archaeological Technicians for work in our Midwest offices and project locations.
  • Job Qualifications:

    The Seasonal Field Technician performs archaeological fieldwork, lab work, or GIS work under the direction and supervision of a Gray & Pape Project Manager/Principal Investigator. Applicants approved for the pool must have (at a minimum):

    –       B.A./B.S. in Archaeology, Anthropology, Tribal Historic Preservation, or related field with prior coursework in, or demonstrated knowledge of archaeology, prehistory, and history

    –       Archaeological field school experience

    –       Ability to use GPS unit and Total Station

    –       Ability to use Digital/point-and-shoot/DSLR cameras

    –       Capability to take detailed notes

    –       Demonstrated work reliability.

    Preference will be given to those with CRM experience. Familiarity with Phase I, II, and/or III work required. Pay is dependent on region and experience, the range is $16.50-$23/hr.

  • How to Apply:

    Please submit a cover letter detailing your experience, education, and project interest (if applicable) and a resume with three professional references to Trequia Walker ( No phone calls, please.

    We will be accepting applicants to the qualified pool until April 7th, 2023. Positions are seasonal, and work is on-call, as needed. Acceptance into the qualified field technician pool is not a guarantee of a job offer or a guarantee of hours in 2023-2024.

    Gray & Pape is an Equal Opportunity Employer/Veterans/Disabled. 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 based on disability.


  • Contact Name: Trequia Walker
  • Application Email:

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Expected projects include, but are not limited to, the following opportunities:

Project Location: South Dakota
Projected Start Date: June 5
Projected End Date: August 30 (or longer)
Per Diem: $51/day
Drive Time (Paid): Up to 10 hours
Notes: Schedule is six-10s, survey and deep testing
Project Location: Illinois/Iowa
Projected Start Date: Mid-April, weather dependent
Projected End Date: October
Per Diem: $51/day
Drive Time (Paid): Up to 8 hours
Notes: Anticipated 12 weeks of work
Project Location: Michigan
Projected Start Date: June 5
Projected End Date: September
Per Diem: $51/day
Drive Time (Paid): None, but overtime pay is available.
Notes: Schedule is six-10s, anticipated 8+ weeks of work. Drug testing is required.
Project Locations: All Locations
Projected Start Date: March
Projected End Date: November
Per Diem: Usually $51/day, but varies
Drive Time (Paid): Varies
Notes: Short term projects