Funded PhD Studentship: Coastal Change and Archaeological Heritage in Northern Scotland

ESF funded PhD Research Studentship at Orkney College, University of the Highlands and Islands
Coastal Change and Archaeological Heritage in Northern Scotland
Closes 19 August
Dr Edward Pollard
Marine Archaeologist,
Marine Historic Environment Project,
Orkney Research Centre for Archaeology,
Orkney College UHI,
Kirkwall KW15 1LX
United Kingdom
Telephone: +44 (0)1856 569223

Marine Archeologist, BOEMRE

Marine Archeologist, Department of the Interior, Bureau of Ocean Energy Management, Regulation, and Enforcement, closes July 22, apply today.

This position serves as an Archeologist in the Office of Offshore Alternative Energy Programs (OAEP), Environmental Review Branch (ERB). The incumbent’s duties and responsibilities include oversight, support, and administration with respect to laws and regulatory activities associated with OCS renewable energy competitive and noncompetitive leasing processes and post-lease operational activities.

15 July 2011

1) Request for Tender, Scottish Maritime Museum Consultancy Brief, closes July 25

2) Social Science Geospatial Analyst, Coastal/Marine Anthropologist, CSS, apply today

3) Senior Underwater Archaeologist/Marine Remote Sensing Specialist, re-advertised, URS

4) Maritime Center Specialist II (Battleship Wisconsin), ncd

5) Marine Archeologist, FUGRO GeoServices, Inc., closes 1 August 2011

14 July 2011

1) Site Coordinator, Cape Henry Lighthouse, apply today

2) Museum Curator, Department of the Navy, closes July 21

The Small Arms and Ordnance Curator is responsible for, the care of the NHHC historic small arms and ordnance collection.

3) Archivist, Department of the Navy, closes July 17

This position is located in the Office of Medical History and Archivist.  This role serves as the Chief Archivist/Curator, responsible for the direction and operation of the archives program.  The archivist acts as the primary custodian of thousands of documents and materials.

Staff Archaeologist, Republic of the Marshall Islands

Office of the Public Service Commission
PO Box 90 – Majuro – Marshall Islands – 96960
Phone No. (692) 625-8298/8498/ 8697 – Fax No. (692) 625-3382
The Public Service Commission is accepting applications for the following position:
POSITION TITLE: Staff Archaeologist
GRADE & SALARY: $36,000 – 42,000 Per Annum
FRINGE BENEFITS: Housing Allowance, Sick and Vacation Leaves, Life & Health Insurance.  Travel to duty station and return to point of Recruitment.
MINISTRY: Internal Affairs                                          

DUTIES:  Serves as the Republic’s technical expert on archaeology and historic preservation.  The Archaeologist will guide or assist the Historic Preservation Office in the following activities: Head the archaeological compliance program of the Historic Preservation Act of 1991.  Train Historic Preservation Office staff in archaeology and cultural resource management to enable them to be as knowledgeable, self-sufficient and self-directed as possible in carrying out their mission.  Developing, coordinating and carrying out plans for archaeological underwater and terrestrial surveys and test excavations including the preparation and delivery of final reports.  Establishing and maintain standardized cultural resource inventories and registration system.  Monitoring ground disturbing projects.  Assessing the condition and evaluating the significance of a variety of cultural resources, including terrestrial and underwater cultural resources. Historic preservation planning.  Designing and managing cultural resources databases.  Ensuring compliance with Section 106 of the U.S. National Historic Preservation Act with regard to U.S. federal undertakings in the Republic of the Marshall islands.  Research onducted or supervised by the Archaeologist shall meet the U.S. Secretary of the Interior’s Standards and Guidelines for Archaeology and Historic Preservation.  Reporting publications, audiovisual materials, and training and public information materials produced by the Archaeologist in the course of his/her duty shall include the required acknowledgment of NPS financial support, the required NPS/Interior disclaimer statement, and the required U.S. Government non-discrimination statement.  One copy of any publication must be approved by the RMI HPO and the National Park Service. Also provides oversight/collaborates with the cultural resouce management program at the U.S. Army at Kwajalein Atoll.
QUALIFICATION REQUIREMENTS: Graduation from a recognized college or university with a Master degree in Anthropology, Archaeology or related field.  Plus at least three (3) years professional experience in the fields.  Or, any combination of education and experience which may be acceptable to the Public Service Commission.
FILING INSTRUCTIONS: Secure application forms from the Public Service Commission’s Office.  Completed applications and resumes must be received at the Public Service Commission Office in Majuro and Ebeye.

Underwater Archaeologist, URS, apply today

Underwater Archaeologist JobApply now »
Date: Jul 12, 2011

Location: Gaithersburg, MD, US

Requisition Number: URS57156
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: Gaithersburg

Minimum Requirements: M.A. or M.S.. in Anthropology or related field; 5 years of underwater archaeological experience; DAN O2 training; first aid and CPR training with AED; OSHA 40-hour HAZWOPER training; dry suit training; advanced open water certification

Job Description:
The underwater archaeologist conducts field work; implements archaeological inventory, evaluation, and data recovery efforts; analyzes prehistoric and historic artifacts and prepares reports about the outcome. Keeps records and maintains the relevant State Historic Preservation Officer documentation pertaining to archaeological sites and architectural (built) resources. Utilizes GIS, GPS, and topographic maps and site records and reports to identify locations where sites can occur. Provides regulatory compliance support for Federal, state, municipal and/or commercial clients. Field projects could be located anywhere in the U.S. Primary responsibilties: – Performs fieldwork surveys, diving, monitoring, laboratory analysis and interpretation. – Provides logistical support to field directors (assembles equipment and supplies, organizes paperwork, etc.). – Provides management and oversight of field and lab technicians. – Collects information and makes judgments through observation, interviews and the review of documents. – Supports field directors and other supervisors as needed in producing reports that record site history, methodology and artifact analysis results, along with recommendations for conserving and interpreting findings (writes report sections, prepares graphics, etc.). – Works with technical field, lab and office staff, managers and administrative staff to ensure that projects meet URS quality standards.


SEARCH Project Maritime Archaeologists/Marine Remote Sensing Specialists

Southeastern Archaeological Research, Inc. (SEARCH) is seeking full time Project Maritime Archaeologists/Marine Remote Sensing Specialists to complement our Maritime Division for multiple projects throughout the United States, Caribbean, and Pacific.

Successful candidates must be M.A. level or above and be experienced on the water.  Must be eligible to be certified as a Registered Professional Archaeologist. 

You need to demonstrate:

• Knowledge in the use and analysis of CHIRP sub-bottom profilers, dual frequency side scan sonars, magnetometers, and hydrographic echo sounders;

• Proficiency in the operation of small boats and has the ability to troubleshoot small engines, electronics, pumps, and trailers;

• Certification in SCUBA diving, knowledge of surface supplied air diving, willingness to learn surface supplied air diving.

The successful applicant will have a developed capacity for attention to detail, be organized, able to work well on simultaneous projects, and be able to meet deadlines.  Experience in cultural resource management, preparing deliverables for the DoD and USACE is preferred.  Applicants should have a demonstrated proficiency in HyPack, MS Word, MS Office Pro suite, PowerPoint, Adobe Photoshop, Illustrator, and Acrobat.  Ability to use GIS is desirable.  These positions are not suitable for applicants with schedule or travel limitations.     

SEARCH is an Affirmative Action Employer and a drug-free workplace.  Applicants should be able to receive government security clearances and pass a pre-employment drug screen.  Pay will be commensurate with experience. Job is located in Pensacola, Florida. 

In Word or as a PDF, please send a cover letter, resume, three references and dates of your availability to Jason Burns via email to  NO PHONE CALLS. SEARCH will treat all employment inquires with discretion. 

Go to for more information about SEARCH.

SEARCH appreciates everyone’s interest in this posting as well as our other recent postings; however, due to the high volume of applicants we are unable to honor each with a personal reply. We will develop a shortlist of applicants who will be contacted within two weeks for follow-up information and to set up phone interviews.

1 July 2011

1) Maritime Geographic Information System Specialist, closes August 5

Cartographic and Geospatial Technology Programs CGTP Branch, Silver Spring, MD

2) Archivist, San Francisco Maritime National Historic Park, closes July 14

3) Museum Specialist, Department of the Navy, closes July 8

This position is located at the Naval Undersea Museum in Keyport, Washington.  The museum is a unit of Navy Museums Northwest.  Navy Museums Northwest is a unit of the Naval History and Heritage Command located in Washington DC.