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🔗On-Call Field Archaeologist

  • Full Time
  • Arkansas, Iowa, Kansas, Minnesota, Missouri, Nebraska, North Dakota, Oklahoma or South Dakota (Remote)
  • $18.00 USD / Hour
  • Applications have closed
  • Department: Talent Acquisition, Earth & Environment
  • Job Reference #: 14708
  • Job Summary: On-Call Field Archaeologists needed for Midwest and Plains region (AR, IA, KS, MN, MO, NE, ND, OK, and SD) to work on Phase I and II archaeological investigations.
  • Job Qualifications:

    Who You Are
    Required Qualifications

    • Undergraduate degree in anthropology, archaeology, historic preservation, or related field Archaeological field school
    • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
    • Self-motivated, physically able to conduct all aspects of fieldwork in all weather conditions, and be able to follow instructions
    • Local to Kansas City, MO and surrounding region is preferred. Opportunities to work in other states is possible
    • This is an on-call, hourly position. Hourly rates are industry competitive ($18.00-$20.00/hour, based upon American CRM experience)
    • Proven track record of upholding workplace safety and ability to abide by WSP’s health, safety & drug/alcohol and harassment policies
    • Travel will be required; length or duration of travel is dependent on project-specific requirements

    Additional Information:

    • Single occupancy hotel rooms for duration of fieldwork and paid directly by WSP
    • Flat-rate meal reimbursement, unless otherwise noted for specific projects
    • Travel compensation provided
    • Transportation from hotel to work site provided, unless otherwise noted for specific projects
    • Opportunities for full-time employment and advancement
    • Benefits package includes PTO, modified holiday pay, 401K plan
    • Relocation assistance is not available for this position
    • To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential job duty satisfactorily. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable qualified individual with disabilities to perform essential job functions
  • How to Apply:

    All interested applicants should submit their resume to:

  • Job benefits: PTO, modified holiday pay, 401K plan
  • Application URL:

Website WSP USA

We are a global leader in environmental consulting - made stronger with the recent acquisition of Wood’s Environment & Infrastructure business and Golder - with world-class expertise in environmental, social and governance (ESG), climate resiliency & sustainability (CRS), and earth sciences. Combined we have over 20,000 multidisciplinary professionals worldwide collaborating daily to protect and conserve natural landscapes, create firm foundations for communities to stand on, and champion sustainable development to combat climate change. As part of the team, you will have access to an unparalleled network of resources and endless opportunities to collaborate on exciting projects with diverse teammates from across the globe.

Your Impact

  • Assist with field projects during all phases of archaeological testing (primarily Phase I and II) by performing pedestrian reconnaissance, shovel tests, test unit excavation supervised by a Field Director
  • Document findings through detailed note taking including Munsell soil descriptions and completing field forms
  • Assist in prehistoric and historic artifact identification and document archaeological deposits