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Hartgen provides equal employment opportunities to all employees and applicants for employment and prohibits discrimination and harassment of any type without regard to race, color, religion, age, sex, national origin, disability status, genetics, protected veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, or any other characteristic protected by federal, state or local laws.

This policy applies to all terms and conditions of employment, including recruiting, hiring, placement, promotion, termination, layoff, recall, transfer, leaves of absence, compensation and training.

 

OPEN POSITIONS

PROJECT MANAGER

Hartgen seeks motivated candidates for an archeological Project Manager position in Vermont to lead archeological investigations undertaken in compliance with federal and state historic preservation laws and regulations for a range of public and private sector clients.

Hartgen is an award-winning provider of cultural resource management solutions serving the private and public sectors since 1973. We have a collegial, hard-working staff based with most employees currently based in New York’s Capital District and in southern Vermont.

This full-time position is open to candidates residing anywhere in Vermont, with a preference for the northern part of the state. This position includes paid sick, vacation and holiday leave, health insurance, life insurance, and participation in a SIMPLE retirement plan with company match. Strong performers may be awarded discretionary bonuses. Hartgen is an equal opportunity employer and pay will be commensurate with experience. Applicants should submit a cover letter, curriculum vitae, three references, and a writing sample in PDF format to resumes@hartgen.com.

Job responsibilities

  • Direct all phases of archeological investigations for projects of varying size and complexity located throughout the Northeast.

  • Plan logistics, direct and participate in field surveys, supervise field archeologists, conduct/coordinate research, author reports, monitor project budgets and schedules, communicate with clients, and consult with SHPO and other agency personnel.

  • Understand safe work practices and ensure that field archeologists comply.

  • Ensure that all work and data collected are accurate, organized, and of high quality.

  • Work with company management personnel to plan and execute projects within project scoping, timelines, and budgets.

  • Collaborate with other project personnel, including laboratory staff, researchers, architectural historians, GIS specialists, and subconsultants.

  • Train new archeological staff in field techniques and best practices as required.


Minimal requirements

  • Meet the minimum qualifications specified in Secretary of the Interior’s Standards and Guidelines for Archeology and Historic Preservation (36 CFR Part 61), including a minimum MA/MS degree in anthropology or archeology.

  • A minimum of 3 years of full-time experience in cultural resources management and 1 year of full-time, supervisory level experience, including experience managing field crews.

  • Strong technical writing and verbal communication skills.

  • Good interpersonal skills and the ability to work collaboratively with colleagues, both in person and remotely.

  • Strong time management skills and the ability to accomplish tasks in a timely manner.

  • Ability to solve unexpected problems.

  • Availability to travel for field projects with hotel stays during the work week as needed.

  • Ability to work outdoors in variable temperatures and in weather that may include rain or snow; ability to hike difficult terrain while carrying field equipment, ability to excavate tests and units and to screen soils.

  • Possession of a valid U.S. driver’s license


Preferred qualifications

  • A working understanding of historic preservation law, particularly Section 106 of the National Historic Preservation Act, environmental review processes and requirements.

  • Knowledge of the prehistory and history of the Northeast including CT, MA, NH, NJ, NY, PA, and VT.

  • Experience with GPS technologies and other digital data collection methods and field technology (GPS units, tablets, cameras)

  • Supervisory experience leading field projects through completion of reporting.

  • One or more areas of specialized expertise, e.g., remote sensing techniques, faunal analysis, lithic technology, prehistoric ceramics, human osteology, or geomorphology.

FIELD ARCHEOLOGIST

Hartgen seeks Field Archeologists for projects throughout New York and neighboring states. This position is seasonal and hourly. Full-time availability is strongly preferred, but not required. Work will be on a project-by-project basis, but is expected to be consistent throughout the calendar year. Preferred candidates will reside in New York State. This position includes paid sick, vacation and holiday leave, and participation in a SIMPLE retirement plan with company match. Strong performers may be awarded discretionary bonuses. Pay will be commensurate with experience. Hartgen is an equal opportunity employer. To apply, send a resume and three references to resumes@hartgen.com.


Job responsibilities


  • Efficiently perform archeological tests and excavations and create an accurate, complete, well-organized documentary record of that work.

  • Work collaboratively and respectfully with fellow team members.

  • Follow safe work practices.


Minimal requirements

  • Availability to travel for field projects with hotel stays during the work week as needed.

  • Ability to work outdoors in variable temperatures and in weather that may include rain or snow; ability to hike difficult terrain while carrying field equipment, ability to excavate tests and units and to screen soils. 

  • Possession of a valid U.S. driver’s license.

  • Applicants must be able to conduct fieldwork for long hours, sometimes in inclement weather conditions, often in rugged terrain, while carrying equipment weighing up to 40 pounds. Preferred candidates will have completed an archeological field school or will have previous CRM field experience. A valid driver’s license is required.


Preferred qualifications

  • Completed or currently pursuing a BA degree in anthropology or archeology.

  • Completed an archeological field school or has previous archeological field experience.

 
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Join the Team

Hartgen accepts resumes for Field Archeologist positions on a rolling basis. Resumes are retained for one year. Open positions are routinely filled from resumes on file without advertisement.

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