Archaeological Consulting Services, Ltd. (ACS), an environmental planning firm in Tempe, Arizona, is seeking to hire a Bioarchaeologist with Arizona experience for a staff position with benefits. To be considered the candidate will:

  • have a Master’s degree in Anthropology (Bioarchaeology or Archaeology);
  • have a valid driver’s license;
  • have a minimum of two years’ experience in fieldwork, analysis, and write-up in Bioarchaeology, preferably also with Crew Chief-type experience; and
  • meet the Secretary of the Interior’s guidelines for an archaeologist

The ideal candidate will have experience in following the protocols outlined in burial agreements, identifying and recovering human remains, conducting documentation in the laboratory, and writing reports on the both the osteology and the mortuary practices, as well as supervising field crews, performing site file checks in Arizona, writing cultural resource reports, and with compliance requirements for local agencies.

The duties of this position regularly require in-town or out-of-town fieldwork, which would involve standing, walking or climbing into and out of trenches and excavation units, using hands to manipulate items and to lift or carry them, talking, and hearing. Duties occasionally require crossing uneven terrain, climbing over fences, and stooping, kneeling, or crouching, as well as sitting at a desk and using hands to manipulate a computer keyboard and mouse, and paper work products. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. All employees must follow established procedures, ask questions when needed, work independently once parameters have been set, and work cooperatively as part of a team, at both the project and company-wide levels. The pay level is competitive commensurate with experience.

Please send your current resume with a cover letter identifying the position for which you wish to be considered and the names and phone numbers/e-mail addresses of three references who can comment on your project supervision experience in Arizona to: acs_jobs’at’acstempe’dot’com (Please type it in the normal way—this is just to help prevent spam). Please include the name of the position you are applying for in the subject line of your e-mail. ACS does not discriminate in employment opportunities or practices on the basis of race, color, religion, gender, gender expression, sexual orientation, national origin, age, disability, or any other characteristic protected by law. No phone calls please. The position is open until December 31, 2020, or until filled, whichever is sooner.