Underwater Archaeology and Maritime History jobs

Maritime Archaeologist

Posted in Uncategorized by underwaterarchaeologyjobs on October 7, 2014

Job Description:  Maritime Archaeologist OEH 341-14 – 00003610
Office of Environment and Heritage
Location: Parramatta
Job Grade/Classification: Ongoing Full-Time
Employment Status: Ongoing Full-Time
Vacancy Ref: OEH 341-14

The primary objective of the position holder is to be a part of the Heritage Division Maritime Archaeology Team and to assist in the implementation of NSW Government Maritime Archaeology Program, the Office of Environment & Heritage Corporate Plan, and the NSW component of the National Historic Shipwreck Program activities.

Job Notes: Applicants must address the selection criteria and apply online at www.jobs.nsw.gov.au. Please do not submit copies of qualifications online. If you are invited to attend an interview you will be required to produce relevant documentation then. Electronic applications must be MS Office 2003 compatible. Late applications will not be accepted.
Applicants must have permanent Australian Residency to apply for this position.

New employment legislation now applies to the NSW public sector from 24 February 2014. All current and new employees will be employed at a classification level and assigned to a role rather than appointed to a position. Employees may be re-assigned to other roles at the same classification over time, in line with organisation priorities and/or personal development plans.
Information Packages Contact: Mairead McVitty (02) 9873 8528 or by using the following links:

Information Package
Applicants Guide

Applications Close: Sunday, 26 October 2014

Sydney Region-Sydney – Greater West

Work Type

Number of Positions

Total Remuneration Package: $109,410 p.a. Package includes salary $64,677 p.a – $98,701 p.a., employer’s contribution to superannuation and annual leave loading.

Contact Mairead McVitty – (02) 9873 8528

Closing Date
26-Oct-2014, 11:59:00 PM

Job Category

Office of Environment and Heritage

Please refer to the position description.

Selection Criteria
1.    Tertiary Degree in Archaeology, Maritime Archaeology or a relevant university discipline
2.    Demonstrated knowledge of, and experience in, the assessment of maritime heritage items and an understanding of the relevant legislative framework.
3.    Sound knowledge and interest in the needs, issues and problems relating to underwater heritage conservation and familiarity with current best practices, guidelines and policies in cultural heritage conservation.
4.    Proven ability to be able to work in a team environment.
5.    Experience in project management, including balancing priorities and meeting deadlines
6.    Proven communication, interpersonal and presentation skills.
7.    Current driver’s licence.
8.    Commercial Occupational Diving qualification (AS2299or equivalent) is required.

Apply online at:



Mississippi Coastal Resources Management

Posted in Uncategorized by underwaterarchaeologyjobs on October 3, 2014

Interesting job with Mississippi Division of Marine Resources in Coastal Resources Management.

Closes 17 October 2014.

Naval History and Heritage Command Curator Branch

Posted in Uncategorized by underwaterarchaeologyjobs on October 3, 2014

This position is located in the Collection Management Section, Curator Branch, Collection Management Division, Naval History and Heritage Command, located at the Defense Supply Center in Richmond, VA. The Curator Branch is responsible for the management of Navy properties of historical and inspirational value, including artifacts, shipboard equipment, ordnance, uniforms and memorabilia. This responsibility encompasses acquiring, accessioning, preserving, storing, accounting for, and loaning to eligible recipients the properties in the Navy’s historical collections.

Closes 9 October 2014.

2 October 2014

Posted in Uncategorized by underwaterarchaeologyjobs on October 2, 2014

1) Caird & Sackler Short Term Fellowships, National Maritime Museum, closes 24 October.

2) North Carolina Maritime Museum Maintenance, closes 6 October.

Curator RAN Maritime Archaeology

Posted in Uncategorized by underwaterarchaeologyjobs on October 2, 2014

This position sits within the Research and Curatorial section as part of the Public Engagement and Research Branch. Working closely with the Manager Maritime Archaeology, the position contributes to ANMM’s strategic objective to be acknowledged as the nation’s leading authority on maritime archaeology, heritage and affairs both within Australia and abroad.
The position contributes significantly to maintaining a close relationship with the Royal Australian Navy, Department of Veterans Affairs and other external stakeholders. The position provides advice to ANMM’s Executive on matters relating to naval affairs and is responsible for aspects of the National Maritime Collection relating to the Royal Australian Navy.
The position takes a leading role in interpretation of the Museum’s naval collection and ensures that the museum observes key naval and commemorative dates appropriately. The position takes a lead role in liaising with naval stakeholders, keeping them informed of our activities and seeking their advice, support and involvement where appropriate.

Closes October 19, apply today.

Naval Research Enterprise Internship Program NHHC Underwater Archaeology

Posted in Uncategorized by underwaterarchaeologyjobs on October 1, 2014

Thunder Bay National Marine Sanctuary 2015 Americorps Positions open

Posted in Uncategorized by underwaterarchaeologyjobs on September 25, 2014

2015 AmeriCorps Positions available!

Thunder Bay National Marine Sanctuary visitor center in Alpena, Michigan is pleased to announce the application process is now open for two 2015 AmeriCorps positions.

1.  Education & Outreach Specialist at Thunder Bay National Marine Sanctuary

2.  Northeast Michigan Great Lakes Stewardship Initiative Education Coordinator

ONLINE Applications and position descriptions available at:



Underwater Archaeologist

Posted in Uncategorized by underwaterarchaeologyjobs on September 25, 2014

Very good job description of this post.


Underwater Archaeologist, Trenton, NJ


Must have knowledge of the theory and method of archeological research and knowledge of the theory and method of professional research diving in order to blend archeological and research diving skills into a meaningful submerged cultural resource management program. Such knowledge is used to assist in planning, carrying out, and evaluating submerged cultural resources and assist in studies and assessing the value and quality of investigative results; and to evaluate the significance and proper management or interpretive treatment of submerged archeological resources. A professional knowledge of anthropological and archeological theory, methods, and techniques is required so that the incumbent comprehends the reasons for implementing field and archeological sampling techniques. Knowledge of marine architecture and maritime history. Must be able to conduct library research on general and specific topics related to marine history, vessel history, general and economic history and archeological method and past work. Knowledge of the study of submerged landscapes for identification of pre-Contact archaeological resources. Ability to use and interpret the results of a variety of diagnostic and test equipment such as voltmeters, ohmmeters, intermediate pressure gauges, etc. to solve in-field equipment problems Ability to plan, supervise/direct, and complete marine remote sensing archeological projects within the scope and specifications provided by the project director or higher level archeologist. Ability to gather accurate and precise remote sensing survey data from marine contexts via use of hardware such as side scan sonar, single or multibeam echo sounders, magnetometers and bottom classification instruments

Fugro Cultural Resources Project Manager

Posted in Uncategorized by underwaterarchaeologyjobs on September 18, 2014

Cultural Resources Project Manager at Fugro, Lafayette, Louisiana. Apply now! Closes 31 October.

Executive Director, Lake Champlain Maritime Museum

Posted in Uncategorized by underwaterarchaeologyjobs on September 18, 2014

We are seeking a dynamic, highly-qualified leader for the Lake Champlain Maritime Museum.  On land, on water and underwater, LCMM offers an amazing array of programs, exhibits and learning experiences, underwater discoveries and lake adventures that engage people of all ages in the rich history and archaeology of Lake Champlain.  LCMM hosts over 11,000 people annually in its fourteen exhibit buildings and on its working waterfront in Ferrisburgh, Vermont.  The 1776 replica gunboat Philadelphia II is a favourite with visitors.  The Schooner Lois McClure has travelled over the last ten years to New York, Canada and Vermont, educating over 20,000 people per year about the lakes history.  Innovative boat building, after-school rowing programs, On-Water ecology classes and teacher training are part of the mix.  Our Maritime Research Institute engages in world-class nautical archaeology projects, exploring and documenting the lakes 300+ historic shipwrecks and other underwater cultural sites. . . . And then there are shipwreck tours at beautiful Basin Harbor and the Burlington waterfront, where you dont get wet using remotely operated vehicle technology.

Closes October 15, Apply Today!


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