State Underwater Archaeologist – Indiana

Serve as coordinator on underwater archaeology issues Supervise and coordinate development and implementation of the Coastal Polluted Runoff Program to meet Section  Implement Federal Consistency process Develop and implement Coastal Advisory Board Promote awareness of the benefits of the Coastal Program throughout Indiana

Regional/National Initiatives:

Review and provide input on strategic plans – NOAA, USFWS Great Lakes Region and Coastal States Organization Serve as Indiana delegate to Coastal States Organization Participate in Calumet Collaborative work group



Re-Posted: Maritime Archaeology Lead

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Gray & Pape, a national and international cultural heritage management firm, is seeking a full-time Practice Leader – Maritime Services. The successful candidate will possess the skills, abilities, education, and experience to lead the Maritime Services practice group, foster innovation in marine projects, lead and mentor members of the practice group, and provide quality control in all Maritime projects and proposals. The Practice Leader – Maritime Services functions as a Principal-in-Charge, Project Manager, and/or Principal Investigator on all projects, and assures that all work products address the RFP/SOW requirements and provide professionally defensible methods. The Practice Leader – Maritime Services will support business development, foster productive relationships with clients, prepare/review proposals, and grow internal capabilities to meet our clients’ needs. Responsibilities will also include community outreach and tribal engagement.

Qualifications: The successful candidate will have a minimum of M.A./M.S. in Anthropology, or related field, with an emphasis in underwater archaeology, plus 8 years supervisory and project management experience in maritime archaeology; experience as a professional marine archaeologist in the Northeast and Middle Atlantic US is preferred. The successful candidate must be able to function as a Qualified Marine Archaeologist (QMA) to Bureau of Ocean Energy Management standards regarding identification and treatment of historic properties in federal waters. Ability to work from our Providence, RI, office is preferred.

The Maritime Practice Leader must have proven ability and experience with collecting and interpreting data from geophysical surveys using remote-sensing technologies, including side-scan sonar, magnetometer, gradiometer, sub-bottom profiler systems, and multibeam to identify potential cultural resources (historical and pre-contact). The candidate should also be a certified diver and have experience utilizing Remotely Operated Vehicles (ROV) to assess targets of interest. Experience overseeing dive-related cultural resources projects and submerged paleo-landscapes is strongly preferred. Other applicable skills and experience include: demonstrated excellent oral and written communication skills, and a demonstrated ability to complete projects on time and on budget. The successful candidate must possess a thorough understanding of the legal frameworks of the position and industry. A driver’s license is required.

This position may require up to 40% travel. Frequently this travel is outside the local area and includes overnight stays.

Gray & Pape offers a competitive pay and benefits package, including paid holidays, paid vacation and sick leave, health and disability insurance, and a 401(k) retirement plan.  A complete job description is available upon request. If you are ready to join our team, please submit a cover letter, resume, and three professional references to Charity Touchette, HR Manager, The position is open until filled and we will be interviewing qualified applicants immediately.

Marine Science Casting Call

Marine Science Casting

A new US factual series on underwater mysteries is looking for marine science experts to be interviewed on camera about a wide variety of marine related stories. We are looking for marine specific: historians (Ancient, Medieval, Renaissance, WW2, Modern), Archaeologists, Physicists, Biologists, Technologists, Deep Sea experts, Hydrologists, Shipwreck experts etc.

Shooting will take place the first & last week of August and the last week of September in central locations in the USA & UK.

If you are interested in this project, please get in touch via with your availability and location. If you wish to update your details or are not already registered with us, you can now do this online at

All the Best
The Past Preservers Casting Team

NOAA National Marine Sanctuaries

Cardinal Point Captains, Inc. (CPC) is seeking an experienced and qualified individual who is well-trained and capable of providing dive support, archeological field support, research, and outreach coordination. to meet the management needs of the National Marine Sanctuary. Additionally, this position supports the maintenance of field tools and equipment. Duties include but are not limited to:

• Conduct historical, archeological and multidisciplinary research including diving and remote sensing in support of sanctuary resource protection programs.

NOAA Maritime Heritage

The National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration’s (NOAA) Maritime Heritage Program (MHP) conducts scientific research, monitoring, exploration, education and outreach activities with the goals of preserving submerged resources and providing awareness of maritime heritage. CPC’s Research Operations Specialist (ROS) II will be required to safely and efficiently operate offshore conducting marine science research abroad vessels, and provide program support through archeological fieldwork, research, and outreach coordination. This position will be located at the National Marine Sanctuaries Headquarters in Silver Spring, MD.

NOAA Supervisory Historian

As a Supervisory Historian, you will perform the following duties:

  • Oversee and direct the planning, execution and evaluation of policies and programs for maritime heritage and cultural resource research.
  • Lead national and international maritime heritage partnerships with university, state, local and other federal agencies to develop policies and regulations for the protection and management of maritime heritage resources.
  • Track program progress, establish short and long-range goals and objectives and develop program budget plans and manpower requirements.
  • Supervise, manage, conduct and support diving operations, training, field missions, and management of divers and dive teams to ensure safety, regulatory compliance, and mission success.

Adriatic underwater and maritime cultural heritage

“Innovative solutions for the promotion and the management of the Adriatic underwater and maritime traditional cultural heritage, also through new techniques of documentation and visualization”
In particular, he will have to contribute to: arrange an innovative methodology for the documentation and the recording, also on web GIS application, of the underwater archaeological sites of the Adriatic.