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Dovetail Cultural Resource Group (Dovetail) is a woman-owned cultural resource management firm headquartered in Fredericksburg, Virginia, with an office in Wilmington, Delaware, serving the greater Mid-Atlantic region. Our philosophy is centered on helping clients and agencies achieve their preservation goals while fostering an internal atmosphere of collaboration, sound science, and respectful interactions within our staff.
Dovetail is seeking a full-time, experienced Project Archaeologist specializing in Historical Archaeology, preferably based out of our Fredericksburg, Virginia office. However, applicants for our Wilmington, Delaware office will be considered. Primary responsibilities center on the day-to-day management of and participation in archaeological projects of all types and sizes. Duties may also include writing archaeological project proposals, including scopes and budgets. The ideal candidate will be well-organized, with strong communication and technical writing skills.
Job responsibilities include, but are not limited to:
- Planning and participating in cultural resource management projects of all sizes, including client and agency coordination, background investigations, all stages of fieldwork, and in-depth data analysis by project scope, timeline, and budget, and in coordination with other Dovetail technical specialists; artifact analysis may also be included depending on specialty/experience.
- Completing cultural resource management reports and other deliverables to company and agency standards in compliance with applicable laws, regulations, and guidelines
- Developing project scopes of work, including data recovery plans and associated budgets
- Coordinated project results with appropriate agency staff and developed formal compliance documents as needed.
- Consultation with clients, property owners, historical societies, descendants, and other groups with a vested interest in cultural resource projects, as applicable
- Training and archaeological mentoring staff in the field and analytical techniques, archaeological theory, project management, and cultural resource laws as appropriate