Underwater Archaeologist


This position is located in Intermountain-Denver Regional Office, in the Submerged Resources Center.

Open to the first 75 applicants or until 10/07/2019 whichever comes first. All applications submitted by 11:59 (EST) on the closing day will receive consideration.

  • Scopes and assists in the preparation of archeological projects, archeological survey and documentation of submerged cultural resources throughout the National Park System and with partners on a state, national, and international level.
  • Acquires, records, and interprets archeological underwater remote sensing data in the Geographic Information System (GIS) compatible formats for cultural and natural resources purposes.
  • Archeologically documents and evaluates underwater archeological sites using traditional mapping, imaging, and sampling techniques.
  • Tracks and adds to scholarship in archeology, underwater archeology, anthropology and related fields through journals, publications and conference attendance.
  • Plans and executes research to locate and assess significance of submerged cultural and natural resources in NPS areas Service-wide and to provide data for development of resource management and protection strategies.
  • Assists with SRC staff training and development in human factors, archeological theory, archeological techniques, scholarship and professional communications
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