Underwater Archaeology and Maritime History jobs


More on the URS Underwater Archaeologist job below

Posted in Uncategorized by underwaterarchaeologyjobs on August 19, 2013

Requisition Number : IE82644
Interest Category : Environmental/Sciences
Interest Sub Category : Archaeology
Job Title : Underwater Archaeologist
Employment Category/Status : full-time
Type of Position : Temporary
Country : U.S.
State : Maryland
City : Germantown
Minimum Requirements : M.A. or M.S., in Anthropology, Nautical Archaeology, or related field, and a minimum 9 years of underwater and terrestrial archaeological experience including shipwreck documentation, ship reconstruction, and archaeological conservation; must meet Secretary of Interior (SOI) standards (36 CFR 61) in archaeology. The candidate will have DAN O2 training, SCUBA First Aid and CPR training with AED, dry suit training, and Advanced Open Water and Rescue Diver certifications. The candidate will be well versed in standard and advanced underwater and nautical archaeological techniques for all phases of archaeological investigations with specific experience with underwater pipelines. The candidate must be prepared for field, lab, and office tasks, including data analysis and report writing within a NEPA or European ESIA regulatory environment. Successful candidate will have demonstrated skills in the successful execution of underwater archaeology and marine remote sensing projects. The candidate must have supervisory experience on all phases of archaeological projects, as well as skills in personnel and project management and must have excellent interpersonal, written and verbal communication, data organization, attention to detail, and logistics coordination skills; must be able to mentor and guide staff in underwater/nautical projects. Field projects could be located anywhere in the US and will include overseas deployment; travel will be required. Valid Driver’s License required. Candidate will have demonstrated capability to write technical reports, and writing sample will be required. US Citizenship requirement because of work on federal contracts. Qualified applicants who are offered a position must pass a pre-employment substance abuse test.
Job Description : The Cultural Resources Group of URS is actively seeking a creative, highly talented Underwater Archaeologist for employment through the Germantown, Maryland office, for project work throughout the United States and overseas. The appropriately qualified applicant will be able to demonstrate an established career in Archaeology. URS is proud to provide our employees with exciting, challenging projects.

The Underwater Archaeologist will provide support to cultural resource projects throughout the US and on international work, as available. The Underwater Archaeologist will have extensive knowledge of data collection and field techniques, implement archaeological inventory, evaluation, and data recovery efforts, analyze artifacts, and assist in the scoping of archaeological projects and prepare and quality review compliance reports. The Underwater Archaeologist will provide regulatory compliance support for International, Federal, state, municipal, and/or commercial clients. The Underwater Archaeologist will be able to serve as a Field Director, Task Manager, or Principal Investigator and be experienced in the successful execution of underwater archaeology and marine remote sensing projects as well as in personnel and project management. The Underwater Archaeologist will be working predominantly with the underwater team, but will report to the Archaeology Program Manager. The Underwater Archaeologist will support underwater archaeology projects, work closely with junior and senior staff, and work independently in field situations as necessary. This position supports all phases of archaeological investigation and regulatory compliance.

This position will include manual labor including excavation with hydraulic dredges and moving field equipment while on vessels or underwater. The Underwater Archaeologist should have the ability to perform bending, kneeling, standing, and lifting and carrying objects weighing 50 lbs repeatedly and must have a tolerance for working in outdoor environments in a wide range of weather conditions.

The position may also include project-specific medium to long-term deployments to field sites and/or client offices.

Primary responsibilities:
• Performs remote sensing data collection, diving and archaeological fieldwork, laboratory analysis, documentation, and interpretation focusing on the identification and evaluation of archaeological resources, writing determinations of eligibility and assessing effects on historic properties;
• Leads crews and serves as Field Director, Task Manager, or Principal Investigator, including scheduling work and making individual or team work assignments and leading the instruction of others in the use of equipment, technology, and field methods;
• Communicates and coordinates with Historic Preservation Specialists regarding identified archaeological issues;
• Coordinates with governmental agencies and other interested parties regarding applicable state, national, and international laws and regulations;
• Coordinates with clients and International subcontractors or Governments regarding ESIA consultation
• Coordinates with clients and subcontractors;
• Writes and quality review technical archaeological reports and coordinates with involved parties to assist in making decisions about project alternatives and the resolution of adverse effects to historic resources and cultural heritage;
• Collects information and makes judgments through observation, interviews, and the review of documents;
• Works with technical field, lab and office staff, managers and administrative staff to ensure that projects meet URS quality standards.
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Underwater Archaeologist

Posted in Uncategorized by underwaterarchaeologyjobs on August 19, 2013

Underwater Archaeologist, URS Corporation.

M.A. or M.S., in Anthropology, Nautical Archaeology, or related field, and a minimum 9 years of underwater and terrestrial archaeological experience including shipwreck documentation, ship reconstruction, and archaeological conservation; must meet Secretary of Interior (SOI) standards (36 CFR 61) in archaeology. The candidate will have DAN O2 training, SCUBA First Aid and CPR training with AED, dry suit training, and Advanced Open Water and Rescue Diver certifications. The candidate will be well versed in standard and advanced underwater and nautical archaeological techniques for all phases of archaeological investigations with specific experience with underwater pipelines. The candidate must be prepared for field, lab, and office tasks, including data analysis and report writing within a NEPA or European ESIA regulatory environment. Successful candidate will have demonstrated skills in the successful execution of underwater archaeology and marine remote sensing projects. The candidate must have supervisory experience on all phases of archaeological projects, as well as skills in personnel and project management and must have excellent interpersonal, written and verbal communication, data organization, attention to detail, and logistics coordination skills; must be able to mentor and guide staff in underwater/nautical projects. Field projects could be located anywhere in the US and will include overseas deployment; travel will be required. Valid Driver’s License required. Candidate will have demonstrated capability to write technical reports, and writing sample will be required. US Citizenship requirement because of work on federal contracts. Qualified applicants who are offered a position must pass a pre-employment substance abuse test.

Job Description:     The Cultural Resources Group of URS is actively seeking a creative, highly talented Underwater Archaeologist for employment through the Germantown, Maryland office, for project work throughout the United States and overseas. The appropriately qualified applicant will be able to demonstrate an established career in Archaeology. URS is proud to provide our employees with exciting, challenging projects.

Maritime Archaeologist

Posted in Uncategorized by underwaterarchaeologyjobs on August 19, 2013

Northern Ireland Maritime Archaeologist, Department of the Environment, closes September 6.

Project Managers Coastal and Marine Archaeology

Posted in Uncategorized by underwaterarchaeologyjobs on August 15, 2013

Wessex Archaeology are seeking Project Managers to join our successful Coastal & Marine team in Salisbury on a permanent basis, delivering a comprehensive range of consulting and contracting services to marine development and curatorial clients. You will report to the Director, Coastal & Marine.

An experienced heritage/marine professional, you will be educated to degree level in an appropriate subject and ideally a post graduate qualification in maritime archaeology. You should have project management level experience in a professional commercial marine archaeological or related environment and preferably experience in preparing content for bids and tenders, input into marine environmental impact assessments and desk-based assessment. The role would suit an experienced Senior Project Officer wishing to further their career.

A full UK Driving Licence is essential. Membership of the Institute for Archaeologists (MIfA) and/or other appropriate professional body is desirable. An appropriate diving qualification to CMAS 3* or equivalent would be an advantage. Experience of using the Microsoft office suite of software and GIS would be advantageous.

Applicants are invited to submit a completed application form with a copy of their CV; and returned by e-mail to applications@wessexarch.co.uk or by post to Human Resources at:

Wessex Archaeology
Portway House
Old Sarum Park
SALISBURY
SP4 6EB

Applications must be received by noon on Friday 30 August 2013.Interviews are planned for mid-September 2013.An immediate start is preferable but not essential.

For more information about the post please ring Ellen Barnes Business Manager C&M on 01722 326867.

Whilst Wessex Archaeology welcomes applications from all sections of the community and is committed to promoting equality of opportunity, it is essential that all applicants must be either a British citizen, EU National or hold a full work visa and where appropriate be registered under the Worker Registration Scheme, or must hold a current work permit.Proof of identity and eligibility to work in the UK will be required prior to commencement of employment

9 August 2013

Posted in Uncategorized by underwaterarchaeologyjobs on August 9, 2013

1) Curator of Education, New Bedford Whaling Museum, ncd

 

2) Museum Technician, Great Lakes Naval Training Center, closes 12 August

The Great Lakes Naval Museum’s mission is to select, collect, preserve and interpret the history of the United States Navy with particular emphasis on the Navy’s only “boot camp” at Naval Station Great Lakes, Illinois.  You will serve as a Museum Technician/Specialist at the museum and assist higher level staff with implementation and management of historic artifact and archival collection activities and maintenance of museum galleries.