MSDS Marine Vacancies

MSDS Marine have grown steadily since first established in 2011 and are now a market leader in maritime archaeology in the UK. MSDS Marine currently have a large volume of work and are involved in many high profile development projects. As a result, we are looking to expand our team with enthusiastic and self-motivated individuals. Various positions are available and we are particularly keen to hear from people with geophysical experience or an interest and ability to learn. You will be educated to at least degree level with a passion for heritage. A proven track record in commercial archaeology work would be beneficial but is not essential as we have opportunities for recent graduates.

Find out more here – Roles at MSDS Marine March 2019



RECON Offshore is now staffing

RECON Offshore is seeking interested contractors and individuals for employment, teaming, and partnering. Specifically seeking underwater/maritime archaeologists, submerged prehistoric archaeologists, GIS specialists, and maritime historians. RECON is a new worldwide provider of marine archaeology services focusing on submerged cultural resources management.

Massachusetts Underwater Archaeologist

The incumbent is the Chief Archaeologist, also referred to as the State Underwater Archaeologist, of the Board of Underwater Archaeological Resources (BUAR) in the Executive Office of Energy and Environmental Affairs (EEA). Its mission is to identify, preserve, and interpret the Commonwealth’s underwater cultural heritage, anon-renewable public resources, for the recreational, economic, environmental, and historical benefit of its citizens.. In accordance with MGL C.6, sec.179, the incumbent may also serve as Director of the BUAR. As the senior lead technical specialist in underwater archaeology and related historic/cultural/heritage resource preservation issues, the incumbent is routinely responsible for analyzing data and giving advice to BUAR members and EEA senior management as it relates to the statewide implications of making a decision on a project or statewide operation. This advice routinely requires a high degree of experiential context relating to BUAR activity, accounting for public concerns and interests, and with full cognizance of other governmental and private sector needs and reactions. The position requires a mixture of unique technical science and experiential context.

RFP 318832, Cultural and Historical Resource Protection Boat Support

MSA requires qualified personnel and equipment to provide safe boat trips to islands and remote shoreline locations in or on the Columbia River in support of the Cultural and Historical Resource Protection (CHRP) program.

The Buyer requires a Subcontractor to provide a 9-passenger boat and qualified boat captain on an as needed basis for half day and up to full day one-day trips to various islands within the Columbia River in the Hanford Reach and/or to access remote locations along the shorelines of the Columbia River bordering the Hanford Facility. At least one trip but up to three separate trips may be necessary annually.


Newest Underwater Archaeology Firm

Check out the newest underwater archaeology firm:

Recon Offshore specializes in all aspects of Submerged Cultural Resources Management (SCRM) and Maritime Archaeology. With over 48 years’ experience our mission is to provide our clients with the most reliable and accurate results utilizing cutting-edge technologies. From Section 106 compliance, to remote sensing surveys, to data analysis, to diver investigations, Recon Offshore has the capabilities to work worldwide.

Marine Archaeologist re-posted

SNA International, a world leader in forensics, biometrics and identity intelligence, is currently looking for a Marine Archaeologist.

The Marine Archaeologist will provide professional and scientific leadership to the Defense POW/MIA Accounting Agency (DPAA) personnel working on investigation and recovery missions on a project basis and in regard to processing, analyzing, and managing underwater remote-sensing datasets and geospatial data collected during field missions. This position will follow all DPAA policies and procedures to serve as a scientific-decision maker to create and iteratively execute archaeological strategies to search for, verify, survey, and recover sites in underwater contexts and forensically process any evidence. Investigation and recovery sites (both foreign and domestic) may include remote, isolated, and/or austere environments. This position will require both field and laboratory work.