The Women Divers Hall of Fame ™ (WDHOF) Scholarship Applications Open 1 September 2022

Applications for 2023 open on September 1, 2022 and close on October 31, 2022 at 5:00 pm New York time (except for the Undergraduate Marine Research Internship, which closes on January 15, 2023 at 5:00 pm New York time).    

Data Exploitation Analyst

The Data Exploitation Analyst participates in all phases of data collection, processing, and reporting at a customer site in Suitland/Camp Spring, MD. The primary responsibilities of this role are to acquire, analyze, compile, evaluate, and review data for use in standard products, non-standard products, and/or data holdings in support of mission requirements.


  • Processing, analysis, evaluation and exploitation of navigation, remote sensor, and shipboard instrumentation data collected from various deep ocean systems. 
  • The candidate will be involved in pre-mission support, data collection, analyst & evaluation and report generation. 
  • As enhanced data is identified, the candidate will be responsible to update and correct data sets.
  • Perform analysis and evaluation of imagery collected from side scan sonar, bathometric, video, and still photography cameras. 
  • Use proprietary software including GIS-based systems in a network of workstations and personal computers (Windows) to perform basic imaging enhancement, display, and analytical functions to obtain, organize, and present information relevant to the exploitation of remotely sensed and imaged data obtained from deep ocean systems.
  • Review mission related data logs, worksheets, and reports to determine focal points for the analysis as well as discovery of deficiencies and discrepancies in the performance of data collection equipment and systems.
  • Preparation of formal written technical reports as well as oral briefs to report analysis findings and conclusions to the customer.
  • Some travel is required.
  • Schedule can be demanding throughout the year and work outside normal working hours from time to time should be anticipated.
  • Will be required to participate in at sea exercises or data collection missions of various durations. Durations normally are between 15 and 30 days, but can be as much as 120 days.  Normal annual requirement is 45-60 days.
  • Represent OTECH and our customer by interacting and participating in meetings, panels, and committees within Department of Defense, Department of the Navy, and Intelligence Community in the capital planning process.
  • Production of various ad hoc documentation & deliverables.
  • Maintain configuration control thereby ensuring precise data records.
  • Support program reviews and technical reviews of various documentation deliverables.

Supervisory Responsibilities

  • This position has no supervisory responsibilities.



  • Associate’s Degree in a technical or related field. Equivalent work experience may be considered in lieu of degree.
  • Minimum three to five years of related experience.
  • Background in GIS products (ESRI) and Side Look Sonars (SLS) processing.
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office, including Microsoft Word, PowerPoint, and Excel.
  • Ability to obtain a DoD security clearance is required. Must hold/acquire a TS/SCI with Polygraph.
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills.
  • Must be able to prioritize tasks and work independently and in team settings.
  • Ability to pass and maintain a maritime physical.  Must take maritime safety training IAW the US coast guard guidelines and meet physical, dental, and regional immunization requirements.
  • Must be a US Citizen.


  • Bachelor’s degree in Oceanography, Underwater Archeology, or related field.
  • Experience with Autonomous Underwater Vehicle (AUV), & Remotely Operated Vehicles (ROVs) and their support equipment.
  • Experience with SLS systems, Doppler Sonars, Navigation & underwater cameras equipment.
  • Knowledge of products like SonarWiz, Hypack and WinFrog.

North Carolina Maritime Museum Exhibit Designer

Salary Grade: NC06

Recruitment Salary: $32,460 – $45,032

Position Location:

315 Front Street

Beaufort, NC 28516  
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Learn about our employee perks/benefits:

Primary Purpose of the Position:
The Design Section of the North Carolina Maritime Museum System designs and produces graphics, photography, and a wide range of images, exhibitions, publications, media productions, and interactive elements inherent to the exhibition, educational, and public programs of the North Carolina Maritime Museum System and the Division of State History Museums. 

Key Responsibilities:
Duties include but are not limited to:

  • Designs, produces, installs, and maintains exhibitions for the North Carolina Maritime Museum System
  • Designs, develops, and produces all aspects of exhibition features including graphics, photography, casework, structure, lighting, artifact mounting, along with static and “hands-on” exhibit elements of mechanical, electrical, and electronic nature
  • Collaborates with Design Section staff to design, develop, install, and maintain systems for audiovisual and computer-based exhibit systems 
  • Designs, produces, and manages traveling exhibits 
  • Designs and produces graphics, visuals, and other elements as required by the Museum’s Education, Collections, Curation, and Publicity Sections
  • Communicate effectively both verbally and in writing with staff, volunteers, vendors, contractors, and the general public

The North Carolina Museum of History is a history museum located in downtown Raleigh, North Carolina. It is an affiliate through the Smithsonian Affiliations program. The three North Carolina Maritime Museums are located in Beaufort, Southport, and Hatteras. The Maritime Museums preserve, protect, and present North Carolina’s coastal history. They paint a picture of the history and maritime culture that includes fishing, boat building, piracy, decoy carving, life-saving, war, underwater archaeology, shipwrecks, boating, the seafood industry, marine life, science, and ecology. Each of the museums is unique and offers year-round public programming and free admission.  

The Design section within the NC Maritime Museums ensures that the exhibition, educational, and public programs of the North Carolina Maritime Museum System are effective and engaging experiences for museum audiences that are produced in a highly professional and responsible manner. The Design Section further ensures that the NC Maritime Museum System’s exhibition programs and equipment are monitored and maintained to the highest degree possible.

The Department of Natural and Cultural Resources’ (DNCR) vision is to be the leader in using the state’s natural and cultural resources to build the social, cultural, educational and economic future of North Carolina. Our mission is to improve quality of life by creating opportunities to experience excellence in the arts, history, libraries and nature throughout North Carolina. The Department works to stimulate learning, inspire creativity, preserve the state’s history, conserve the state’s natural heritage, encourage recreation and cultural tourism, and promote economic development. Our goal is to promote equity and inclusion among our employees and our programming to reflect and celebrate our state’s diverse population, culture, and history by expanding engagement with diverse individuals and communities. We encourage you to apply to become a part of our team. Learn more about our agency: WWW.NCDCR.GOVKnowledge, Skills and Abilities / Competencies

To receive credit for your work history and credentials, you must provide the information on the application form. Any information omitted from the application form, listed as general statements, listed under the text resume section, or on an attachment will not be considered for qualifying credit. In order to qualify for this position, you must meet ALL the following KSA’s listed below:

  1. Must have knowledge of and experience with exhibit design and fabrication. 
  2. Must have experience with design and area planning and the ability to produce plan drawings.  
  3. Must have experience as a computer designer using computer based software such as Photoshop, Illustrator, InDesign, Dreamweaver, CAD, MS Word, etc. 
  4. Must have a working knowledge of woodworking and other fabrication skills along with a familiarity with power and hand tools.
  5. Must have a working knowledge of museum fabrication techniques.
  6. Must be able to prepare production schedules and materials estimates.
  7. Must be able to move objects which will require exerting up to 50 pounds of force occasionally, and/or up to 20 pounds of force frequently, and/or up to 10 pounds of force constantly.
  8. Must be able to work in inside and outside conditions with occasional exposure to hot and cold environmental conditions.  
  9. Must have good visual acuity and be able to work with various tools and objects close to the eyes.  
  10. Must have a valid NC Driver’s License or be able to obtain one within 30 days of employment. 
  11. If selected for an interview, it will be required to provide a portfolio of work at the time of the interview.  

Management preferences:

  1. Experience with museum exhibition design.
  2. Experience with CAD.

Minimum Education and Experience Requirements

Bachelor’s degree in Art History, Biology, Botany, Conservation, Education, History or Zoology from an appropriately accredited institution and two years of museum or related work; or an equivalent combination of education and experience.Supplemental and Contact Information

The Department of Natural and Cultural Resources (DNCR) selects applicants for employment based on required education and experience and job-related knowledge, skills, and abilities without regard to race, religion, color, national origin, sex, age, disability, genetic information, political affiliation, or political influence.
Please be sure to complete the application in full. Resumes may be uploaded with your application but will not be accepted in lieu of a fully completed application and will not be considered for qualifying credit.  “See Resume” or “See Attachment” will NOT be accepted. Degrees must be received from appropriately accredited institutions.  Transcripts, and degree evaluations may be uploaded with your application.  
To obtain veterans preference, you must scan and upload a copy of your DD-214 or discharge orders. Applicants requesting and receiving an accommodation under the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) are eligible to submit paper applications via mail or by fax.  Please call the human resources office for assistance.
If multiple applications are submitted to an individual posting, only the most recent application received prior to the closing date will be accepted. Applications must be submitted by 5:00 PM on the closing date.
Due to the volume of applications received, we are unable to provide information regarding the status of your application over the phone. To check the status of your application, please log in to your account. Upon the closing date, applications are “Under Review” and will be screened by Human Resources for the qualified applicants. The hiring process may take an average of 6 – 8 weeks.  
It is the policy of the State of North Carolina and the N.C. Department of Natural and Cultural Resources that all employees provide proof of employment eligibility (immigration and naturalization) on the first day of employment. We participate in E-Verify (Employment Eligibility Verification System).
N.C. Department of Natural and Cultural Resources
Division of Human Resources
4603 Mail Service Center
Raleigh, NC 27699-4603
Phone:  919-814-6670

2 Underwater Archaeologists (Contract)

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Underwater Archaeologist (Contract Position)


This position acts as the lead field archaeologist directing a group of divers in underwater archaeological investigations. Fieldwork takes place in varying visibilities. This position has a direct report of the lead Project Manager and collaborates with Project Managers and the Project Archaeologist on fieldwork objectives and processes.


The typical responsibilities of this position include, but are not limited to:

  • Direct and supervise divers in underwater investigations and excavations
  • Conduct archaeological investigations and excavations in varying conditions and visibilities
  • Identify shipwreck artifacts from the Colonial Period
  • Routinely produce field reports
  • Maintain on-site compliance with project procedures and regulatory standards
  • Maintain familiarity with 1A-31 Florida Administrative Code
  • Ensure proper documentation of artifacts in situ


  • Masters in Archaeology or related field required
  • Evidence of field experience preferred; experience working on shipwreck sites a plus
  • PADI Certification required, Nitrox certification a plus
  • Experience with the conservation of waterlogged materials a plus

Job Type: Contract


  • On call

Ability to commute/relocate:

  • Palm Bay, FL 32905: Reliably commute or planning to relocate before starting work (Required)


  • Master’s (Required)


  • Driver’s License (Required)
  • PADI certification (Required)

Work Location: One location

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Hiring 2 candidates for this role

Postdoctoral Fellow (f/m/d) | Mediterranean Palaeoecology and Pollen Analysis

Marine Coring

Job Code: GEA-PanEV01

Job Offer from August 17, 2022

The Max Planck Institute for Geoanthropology in Jena, formerly Max Planck Institute for the Science of Human History, is hiring a Postdoctoral Fellow in Mediterranean Palaeoecology and Pollen Analysis to join the ISLANDLAB research group.

The fulltime position is hosted by the ISLANDLAB group and will be for up to three years and based in Jena, Germany. The candidate will be given an initial 2 years with the possibility of extension of a further 12 months, subject to conditions. The position will require substantial time spent in Malta conducting data collection, anticipated as 6 weeks to 3 months every year. The scope of the role is to conduct and collate all archaeobotanical analyses to identify major changes in the vegetation of the Maltese Islands.

Your Tasks

  • recover a range of samples for analysis from both archaeological sites and sediment cores
  • coordinate and assist in archaeological excavation and terrestrial and marine coring operations
  • oversee relevant processing of own samples and those designated for other specialists, and collate results
  • conduct detailed palynological analyses of samples
  • conduct charcoal counts to reconstruct fire history
  • create taxonomic inventories of vegetation and compare them both over time and with modern areas of natural Mediterranean floral preservation (i.e. sclerophyll ecosystems)
  • calculate metrics for species richness, species evenness, similarity/dissimilarity, tree density, and biomass, allowing quantitative comparison within and between sites, and regions
  • work with other team members in palaeontology, zooarchaeology, archaeobotany, sedimentology, geochemistry, genetics etc. to draw together and interpret results
  • work with key partners and colleagues at the University of Malta and the Deutches Geo-Forschungs-Zentrum in Germany, as well as at the MPI-Geoanthropology
  • attend fieldwork and post-excavation seasons in Malta (minimum of 6 weeks every year, late August to mid-October)
  • participate in any additional research required in Malta, as well as workshops and conferences, and any additional post-excavation work
  • write scientific publications for peer review

Your Profile

The ideal applicant will have a relevant master’s degree and PhD with a background in palynology and palaeoecology of the Mediterranean, and a strong track record of publication in this area evidencing commitment to this field of research. The ability to work with a large interdisciplinary team as a team player is also essential. Prerequisites also include evidence of strong oral and written communication skills as evidence by an outstanding publication and presentation record, commensurate with career stage and care duties. The ability to complete tasks in a timely and structured fashion, be self-driven and work independently, is also required for the position.  It is desirable but not essential to have experience conducting coring work.

Our Offer

The position offers a unique opportunity to the successful candidate to develop cutting edge research in an unexplored timeframe in the Central Mediterranean just as ISLANDLAB is recovering new data. Please send any queries to Renumeration will follow the public service pay scale (TVöD), according to the candidate’s qualifications and experience up to paygroup 13. In addition, social benefits are offered as per the regulations of the German Civil Service, f.e. occupational pension and subsidies for public transport.

The Max Planck Society is committed to employing more individuals with disabilities and especially encourages them to apply. We are also committed to encouraging diversity and actively challenging biases based on gender, nationality, ethnicity, sexual orientation, religion and other components of identity.

The Max Planck Society is supporting the compatibility of family and career and is certified according to the “berufundfamilie” (“job and family”) audit.

Your Application

To apply, please include a letter of application stating why you are suitable for the position and why you wish to apply. As start date is envisioned in January 2023, and certainly not later than the beginning of March. Please submit your application (which should include a cover letter, a CV of no more than 3 pages, list of publications with a maximum of 10 relating to the topic, and any relevant certificates) by September, 30. You are also required to ask three referees to submit letters of recommendation, which are also due by September, 30. Please submit your application and the identification number as a single pdf file in English to Referees should independently submit their letters as a pdf file to the same address by the same deadline.

California State Maritime Archaeologist

Job Description and Duties


This position is a 12-month Limited-Term position that may be extended and/or become permanent.

The reporting location for this position is Sacramento, Ca. This position will work under general direction of Senior State Archeologist.

The Associate State Archeologist will support district and headquarters staff in the development and implementation of programs and projects that support department-wide implementation of the department’s Sea Level Rise Adaption Strategy. Incumbents perform the more difficult or varied work of archeological investigation and cultural resource management. Key tasks include: programmatic duties and internal coordination; project planning and implementation; and administration and staff support. The position requires intermittent travel throughout the state and occasional irregular work hours.

Desirable Qualifications: Preferred candidate has knowledge of principles and practices of archeological resource management and preservation with added emphasis on Maritime Heritage and/or underwater archeology; and ability to develop innovative resource management programs for the protection, restoration and perpetuation of cultural resources to address sea level rise and climate resiliency.

For further information regarding this position, please contact Leslie Hartzell at ( 916 ) 653-9946 or at .

You will find additional information about the job in the Duty Statement .

BSEE: Marine Archaeologist GOMR


Open to all

This position is located within the Department of the Interior, Coordination and Review Unit (CRU), Office of Environmental Compliance (OEC), Office of the Regional Director in the Gulf of Mexico OCS Region for the Bureau of Safety and Environmental Enforcement (BSEE).

The OEC has delegated authority and oversight for environmental compliance within the Gulf of Mexico and Atlantic regions. The responsibilities include NEPA compliance, environmental inspections and enforcement, and inter-agency coordination and consultations.

Still Recruiting for this one: Marine Archaeologist

Marine Archaeologist / Principal Investigator

Sequence has been exclusively retained and is currently seeking a Principal Investigator in Marine Archaeology responsible for managing technical aspects of maritime archaeological projects. This unique role is slated to direct both technical field operations as well as undertake higher-level reporting and client interactions.

It is currently the most high-profile opportunity of its kind in the niche industry with opportunities for career advancement and practice development. It can be based remotely anywhere in the mid-west, north/southeast, or the southwestern United States.

Our client, one of the nation’s most respected Archeology consulting firms, is significantly growing its marine archeology practice efforts fueled by a host of wind, energy, and development undertakings coupled with more traditional heritage and historic site engagements.

With specific relation to the operations field activities, the firm has tasked us with finding a key Principal Investigator responsible for the execution of maritime project research, fieldwork, report preparation and content, National Register evaluation recommendations, evaluations of project effects, cultural resource management recommendations, and proper curation of project artifacts and records at an approved curation facility.

Key duties and responsibilities would include:

  • Timely and cost-effective conception, implementation, and completion of projects.
  • Management of multiple concurrent projects and priorities.
  • Development of project-specific budgets, personnel assignments, schedules, research goals, work plans, deliverables, and resource-specific recommendations.
  • Demonstrate understanding the requirements of the scope of work, using professional expertise with management standards regarding the identification and treatment of historic properties in federal waters.
  • Performing background research and literature review to develop historical contexts and probability models and develop risk assessments for project development,
  • Collecting and interpreting geophysical remote sensing survey data including side-scan sonar, magnetometer, gradiometer, sub-bottom profiler systems, and/or multibeam.
  • Evaluate remote sensing targets to determine if they represent cultural resources that may meet the criteria to be eligible for listing in the National Register of Historic Places,
  • Hold responsibility for QA/QC and the organization and completion of project-specific reports.
  • Develop professional recommendations for the management of cultural resources, particularly archaeological resources, using the National Register of Historic Places and other applicable criteria.
  • Participate in public outreach programs to educate people about the importance of archaeological resources and Heritage Management at the project, professional, and/or community levels.
  • Train, manage, and evaluate less experienced personnel as necessary to achieve project goals and company goals for professional development.

This position would be an excellent match for a mid-level RPA with proven consulting experience seeking to grow their abilities and background. It could also be an excellent match for senior-level RPA seeking a new home with an established organization. A place that would welcome their advanced experience and capabilities who could be a seller/doer within the practice.

Through the organization would ideally like the position based near one of their many offices, the position could be remote with travel to perform projects or company-related tasks (travel is project-dependent with an expectation of travel for multiple days on occasion – primarily within the United States).

The position requires:

  • M.A./M.S. in Anthropology, Archaeology, emphasizing underwater archaeology or related field, plus five years of CRM supervisory and report preparation experience.
  • Ability to function as a Qualified Marine Archaeologist (QMA) to Bureau of Ocean Energy/Management (BOEM) Guidelines, including the ability to meet SOI qualifications.
  • Familiarity with management standards regarding identification and treatment of historic properties in federal waters.
  • Experience collecting and interpreting geophysical remote sensing survey data, including side-scan sonar, magnetometer, gradiometer, sub-bottom profiler systems, and/or multibeam.
  • Registered Professional Archaeologist (RPA).
  • Certified diver with demonstrated scientific diver training.

Beyond competitive compensation, the organization offers very comprehensive benefits in addition to a host of other program benefits. Importance is placed on supporting employees’ total well-being and development. That same approach carries over to compensation. Anything of reason can be structured for the right individual, including relocation assistance or practice merger.

For immediate consideration, apply here, through our corporate website at: or submit to:

Sequence Staffing

2008 Opportunity Drive, Suite 150

Roseville, CA 95678

Phone: 916-782-6900


“Sequence: Where a handshake still means everything.”

State of FL Underwater Archaeologist

Conduct submerged cultural resource surveys on state lands.  Engage in geoarchaeological analysis and reporting.  Conduct research on state owned or managed lands. Manage archaeological databases.  Maintenance and upkeep of BAR research vessels. Perform other work related duties as required.

Minimum Qualifications:

  • Master’s Degree or PhD in Anthropology, Archaeology, or Maritime Studies, or related field.
  • Minimum of 3 years’ professional archaeological experience.
  • Underwater archaeological field experience that includes remote sensing, underwater site recording, mapping and assessment.
  • Successfully completed a scientific diving training program (AAUS or equivalent) 
  • Knowledge of geoarchaeological techniques and methods (including sediment/core analysis)
  • Knowledge of pertinent state and federal submerged cultural resource legislation.
  • Boat experience that includes launching, trailering, and operating vessels.
  • Experience conducting submerged cultural resource surveys
  • GIS experience


  • Experience with submerged pre-contact archaeological site investigation.
  • Knowledge of the types and distribution of Florida’s submerged pre-contact and historic archaeological sites.
  • Technical archaeological experience including: laboratory management, cataloging, artifact documentation.
  • Public speaking experience.
  • Grant writing and fulfillment experience. 
  • Vessel/equipment maintenance and repair (including: outboard motors, trailers, 12 volt wiring, fiberglass repair, airlift, dredge, remote sensing equipment).


This Underwater Archaeology position is hands-on and research-based— providing opportunities for the successful candidate to direct their own projects of interest (both pre-contact and historic). With over 18,000 square miles of submerged lands under the purview of the Florida Bureau of Archaeological Research, there is ample opportunity for fieldwork in a supportive, team-based environment.

This position is based in Tallahassee and offers the unique opportunity to travel across the state to conduct research in the Gulf of Mexico, the Atlantic, as well as Florida’s inland lakes, rivers, and springs.  As part of Florida’s Division of Historical Resources, and working under the SHPO’s office, this state government position offers a robust benefits package, opportunities for career and educational advancement, and supports a healthy work-life balance.

The Bureau of Archaeological Research solicits applications from those who are hard-working, who value Florida’s historical resources, and who thrive working both individually and as part of a group.

For further information regarding this position, please contact Florida’s State Underwater Archaeologist Ryan Duggins ( or 850 245 6335).

Marine Scientist

EA Engineering, Science, and Technology, Inc., PBC  Hunt Valley, MD

We have an exciting opportunity for a Mid-Level Marine Scientist in our Hunt Valley, MD office.

What you will do: You will be integrated into an existing team of marine scientists currently pursuing and executing a wide range of multidisciplinary projects and programs for a variety of federal, state, and commercial clients. These projects may include sediment coring and sampling, topographic and bathymetric surveys, marine geophysical and remote sensing surveys, as well as underwater cultural resource, ecotoxicological benthic community, fisheries, and water quality assessments. Specifically, you will:

  • Develop study plans, field reports, technical memoranda, as well as other internal and public-facing documents. These work products will be related to CERCLA, National Environmental Policy Act (NEPA), environmental permitting, and compliance projects.
  • Plan and perform vessel-based survey and sampling operations aboard EA boats and other craft.
  • Assume a lead role in sampling design and survey efforts, followed by the performance of broad ranging data assessment, analysis, and reporting activities.

What we provide: EA prides itself on servant leadership, career development for staff in all areas, and maintaining work-life balance including flexible schedules. We have a tremendous base of positive client relationships, working hand in hand every day with public works and operations managers in government and industry, supporting their efforts to improve their performance and achieve their business and organizational goals. This has resulted in a stable backlog of projects and opportunities for professional growth. This position also has the possibility of working a hybrid remote schedule for the right candidate. We also offer a fantastic benefits package!

What You Will Need

  • M.S. degree Marine Science (biology, ecology, chemistry, or geology focus), oceanography, or related discipline, as well as 5 years of work experience outside an-academic setting. Applications submitted by candidates offering a B.S. degree with 7 years of work experience in Marine Science, geophysics, hydrographic surveying, environmental monitoring, marine drilling operations, marine construction, or related field will also be considered.
  • Experience conducting work aboard small craft and large vessels in the open, near coastal, or protected waters of the North Atlantic, Great Lakes, or Gulf of Mexico.
  • Strong understanding of ecology, geology, and coastal processes of marine, estuarine and aquatic environments.
  • Familiarity and/or formal training in working within industrialized settings including the use of hydraulic winching systems, cranes, large-scale oceanographic moorings, and ground tackle.
  • Proven ability to lead field teams of scientists on marine/aquatic projects including oceanographic, sediment and water quality studies, as well as fishery and macrobenthos assessments.
  • Direct project experience and/or strong understanding of environmental chemistry.
  • Experience performing projects with comprehensive regulatory requirements and interacting with regulatory agencies.
  • Experience performing sediment coring, soil borings, or related subsurface investigations.
  • Experience using GPS/GNSS or topographic survey techniques in support of field studies including real time kinematic (RTK) and virtual reference station (VRS) networks.
  • Experience in the acquisition and analysis of data from the following remote sensors: side scan sonar; sub bottom profilers; magnetometers; echosounders; benthic sleds; acoustic Doppler current profilers (ADCPs), water quality meters and water sampling devices.
  • The credentials (or be able to satisfy the training requirements) associated with OSHA 40-hour HAZWOPER certification, as well as OSHA 30-hour Construction Site Supervisor training.

Solicitation for Members of the Ocean Exploration Advisory Board

NOAA is soliciting nominations for Indigenous, Tribal, Native American, Alaska Native, or Native Hawaiian stakeholders from the Alaska or Pacific Ocean basin regions to join the Ocean Exploration Advisory Board (OEAB). The purpose of the OEAB is to advise the NOAA Administrator on matters pertaining to ocean exploration including (1) priority areas for survey and discovery; (2) development of a five-year strategic plan for the fields of ocean, marine, and Great Lake science, (3) exploration and discovery; and, (4) the annual review of the NOAA Ocean Exploration Competitive Grants Program process.

The OEAB functions as an advisory board in accordance with the Federal Advisory Committee Act (FACA), as amended, 5 U.S.C. App., with the exception of section 14. It reports to the NOAA Administrator, as directed by 33 U.S.C. 3405 and is provided staffing and other support by the NOAA Office of Ocean Exploration and Research.

At this time, NOAA is soliciting applications to fill up to two vacancies on the OEAB from individuals demonstrating expertise and experience in areas that include scientific research relevant to ocean exploration, ocean engineering, data science, deep ocean biology, geology, oceanography, marine archaeology, or ocean-science education and communication. NOAA will give particular consideration to applications from Indigenous, Tribal, Native American, Alaska Native, or Native Hawaiian stakeholders from the Alaska or Pacific Ocean basin regions, as such stakeholders’ input will be valuable in generating advice specific to those regions and stakeholders. Individuals with expertise in other NOAA ocean exploration areas are also welcome to apply, as well as representatives of other federal agencies involved in ocean exploration. The OEAB members will serve a three-year term with the possibility of one renewal for an additional three-year term. The Board meets two to three times a year.

Cultural Resources Project Manager

Cultural Resources Project Manager

ELOS Environmental, LLC (ELOS) is in need of a motivated Cultural Resources Project Manager. A proven technical background in cultural resources, project management, and business development is required.

This position involves providing cultural resources project management support for planning, engineering, and construction services to government, military, and commercial clients throughout the South and Southeastern United States, primarily in Louisiana. As an ELOS Archaeologist you will have the opportunity to work on projects that require compliance with the National Historic Preservation Act (NHPA), Archaeological Resources Protection Act (ARPA), National Environmental Policy Act (NEPA), Native American Graves Repatriation and Protection Act (NAGPRA), and state regulations. All work will be conducted under the guidance of senior cultural resources staff.

The candidate will be responsible for working on all aspects of cultural resources projects, including but not limited to: proposals; background research; fieldwork (Phase I survey, Phase II testing, and Phase III mitigation); preparing CEQA, NEPA, and NHPA technical reports; coordinating consultation with State Historic Preservation Officers (SHPO), Tribal Historic Preservation Officers (THPO), Native American Tribes, Advisory Council on Historic Preservation (ACHP), and multiple state, federal, and local agencies; evaluating properties for eligibility for listing in the National Register of Historic Places (NRHP), preparing determinations of NRHP eligibility, and completing state survey forms. environmental scientist to support field efforts and report preparation, permit application preparation, submittal, and tracking, mitigation document preparation, data processing, etc. The applicant must be organized, have experience using handheld GPS units, be capable of performing physical labor outdoors in various weather conditions, have experience in preparing various types of resource reports, and will be required to travel locally. This job will require 25% fieldwork to collect data and 75% office work to process data, write reports, and work with the project manager to complete other required tasks.


  • Registration as a of Professional Archaeologists (RPA) or eligibility for RPA required. ·
  • Master’s Degree in Anthropology or Archaeology is preferred but a Bachelor’s degree may be acceptable. ·
  • Minimum of 5 years of professional archaeological experience
  • Experience in both terrestrial and underwater archaeology is preferred but not necessary
  • Meets Secretary of the Interior’s Professional Standards and Guidelines for Archaeology
  • Knowledge of historic preservation laws and policies, including CEQA, NEPA, NHPA, ARPA, and NAGPRA.
  • Demonstrated experience in the archaeology of the southern and southeastern United States, particularly Louisiana.
  • Experience using GPS technology.
  • Proficiency with Microsoft Office Suite.
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills.
  • Experience recording archaeological sites on site forms required by various SHPOs and state agencies.
  • Must be capable of walking for long periods of time over unfamiliar terrain, excavating shovel tests and test units, screening soil, and carrying field equipment.
  • Must be willing and able to travel frequently and for long periods of time, as needed.
  • Must be motivated and able to work safely with minimum supervision.
  • Familiarity and experience completing Louisiana forms and following 2018 guidelines.
  • Excellent Editing and English grammar editing.
  • Experience working in the consulting environment and ability to handle multiple projects simultaneously and be responsive to both internal and external clients.

Essential Duties/Responsibilities (may include, but are not limited to):

  • Coordinate compliance with NHPA, ARPA, NAGPRA, NEPA, state environmental regulations, and other laws relating to cultural resources.
  • Conduct archival research and background records reviews.
  • Conduct all aspects of archaeological fieldwork (Phase I-III) and monitoring.
  • Conduct analyses and prepare and edit technical reports for cultural resources management projects.
  • Provide support and work with senior-level cultural resources staff.
  • Lead field crews on archaeological investigations.
  • Manage and oversee the project budgets, the staff members assigned to the project, their tasks, and other related duties
  • Prepare and create technical, high quality proposals, scientific reports, site form preparation, research, and literature reviews within scope, on budget, and on time with little supervisory oversight.
  • Manage all aspects of cultural resources projects, including fieldwork, research, and report writing, with responsibility for successful on-time and on-budget completion of projects.


Please send resume to or apply on Indeed 

Nautical Archaeology GIS

GIS Specialist – Frederick, Maryland

R. Christopher Goodwin and Associates, Inc., a full spectrum cultural resource management company, has an immediate opening for a GIS Specialist in beautiful downtown Frederick, Maryland. The position provides GIS, GPS/GNSS and remote sensing support for the Nautical Division. The candidate must be proficient with ESRI ArcGIS Pro 3.0 (including Spatial Analyst and 3D Analyst extensions) and possess knowledge of geomatics, including geodesy, spatial analysis (including viewshed and predictive/suitability modeling), and cartography. Additionally, experience with spatial metadata standards (FGDC CSDGM, ISO 19115), data models (SDSFIE, SSDM), python scripting and field data collection (ESRI Field Apps, Trimble GPS units/Pathfinder software) is highly desired. 

The successful candidate will work alongside a talented team of Nautical Archaeologists and fellow GIS Specialists collecting, analyzing, and visualizing spatial data, including remotely collected seabed data (side scan sonar, magnetometer, sub-bottom profiler, etc.). Typical duties include creating field and report maps and mapbooks, conducting spatial queries and calculations, performing spatial analyses, processing, and managing spatial data, developing workflows, designing spatial databases, generating metadata, and providing GPS support for field operations.

Minimum qualifications include a B.A./B.S. in GIS/Geomatics and two years of experience working with environmental engineering or cultural resources  (. Familiarity with cultural resource management projects and nautical archaeology is a plus.

This is a full time, salaried, professional position with a well-established and reputable firm. The position includes paid holidays; health, vision, and dental insurance; annual and sick leave; and the opportunity to participate in a 401(k) program. The compensation is competitive and commensurate with educational and professional experience. 


R. Christopher Goodwin & Associates, Inc. is the recipient of the National Trust for Historic Preservation’s National Preservation Honor Award, the U.S. Small Business Association’s Administrator’s Award of Excellence, two Environmental Excellence and Stewardship Awards and named Louisiana’s Archaeologists of the Year.  We have been named a “Top Ten” Family Friendly Business.

During the current COVID-19 pandemic R. Christopher Goodwin & Associates, Inc. continues to adhere to Center for Disease Control (CDC) guidance and to state and local requirements for the workplace, to assure that jobs remain secure, and work is allowed to continue unabated in the safest possible work environment to the absolute best of our ability. We maintain a Drug-Free Workplace and frequently works on projects requiring security screening. All candidates must pass a background check and drug testing.

Your application must include a letter of interest, a full CV, and contact information of three professional or academic references. 

R. Christopher Goodwin & Associates, Inc. is an Equal Opportunity Employer Minorities/Women/Veterans/Disabled.

Candidates who have submitted applications with RCG&A previously are encouraged to apply again.

Please visit the Careers Section of our website at Also, learn a bit more about Frederick, Maryland at

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Post Doc Archaeological Research Asst.

The School of Archaeological and Forensic Sciences is seeking an enthusiastic and motivated person to join us as a Post Doctoral Research Assistant as part of our Submerged Landscape Research group and the “Taken at the Flood” project, managed by Professor Vincent Gaffney. We are looking for someone who has excellent knowledge of the late Pleistocene and early Holocene archaeology of the North Sea basin, has good written and oral communications skills and can work as part of an interdisciplinary team working on the provision of models of archaeological potential across the southern North Sea, and also to develop mitigation strategies based on that work. 

Please note that due to the funding of this role, the post is a fixed term contract and expect to run from the 1st September 2022 to the 1st September, 2025. 

You will be expected to assist Professor Gaffney and other team members in research supporting development of a simulation model as part of the “Taken at the Flood” project. The position will require knowledge of late Pleistocene and early Holocene archaeology of the North Sea basin, and knowledge relating to marine mitigation policies. The successful candidate will be capable of liaising with European partners, wind energy and related groups to assist in the planning of detailed surveying and coring campaigns. You may participate in survey missions and associated activities and training will be provided to support this. The successful candidate will be able to work as part of a team, attend or arrange project meetings or stakeholder events, present the results of research, provide reports and contribute to academic publications. The candidate will be expected to assist undergraduate and masters’ students where their projects fall within the scope of activities undertaken by the Submerged Landscapes research group. 

The School of Archaeological and Forensic Sciences provides a supportive and developmental environment to all academic staff. It has one of the most experienced groups in the UK for the processing and visualisation of submerged landscape geophysical data. It has a state-of-the-art archaeological visualisation facility and a variety of geophysical processing resources available to it. The candidate will be provided with access to the University’s new computer cluster and the recently acquired CAPCO research data storage system which will provide fully secure storage for the project.

The University empowers and encourages staff to develop and maintain their own research and professional profile, and to participate in internationally leading, interdisciplinary research and innovation that helps us understand the recent and distant past, and shapes and benefits future societies. The University has invested significantly in high quality research facilities and space for the School of Archaeological and Forensic Sciences.  

Informal enquiries may be made Professor Vincent Gaffney 

Marine Archaeologist

Tetra Tech’s commitment to hiring the best talent in the industry and helping them thrive professionally is stronger than ever. We are currently seeking applications for an immediate Marine Archaeologist. The marine archaeologist position requires candidates who ideally have at least eight (8) years of experience working as a cultural resource principal investigator and/or manager on Projects that involve performance of background research in addition to collection and interpretation of remote sensing data.


  • The marine archaeologist must be experienced in performing background research related to development of historic contexts and identification of previously recorded resources within areas of specific projects.
  • The marine archaeologist must have the capability and experience to interpret data collected from geophysical surveys using instrumentation such as side scan sonar, magnetometer, and multibeam sonar survey systems to identify potential cultural resources that may be eligible to the National Register of Historic Places.
  • The marine archaeologist must have the capability and experience to identify submerged paleolandscapes based on a variety of sources of geophysical data and other background sources.
  • The marine archaeologist must have current PADI certification and any other standard certifications required to perform submarine exploration.
  • The marie archaeologist must be experienced in assessing if potential remote sensing targets may represent cultural resources that meet the criteria to be eligible to the NRHP.
  • The position requires good writing skills so that reports for a variety of clients and federal or state agencies may be developed based on the background research and on-water tasks performed.


  • MA or MS degree in Anthropology (or related field) with an emphasis in underwater archaeology.
  • At least eight years’ experience as a professional marine archaeologist in the US (Northeast, Middle Atlantic, Southeast, Gulf of Mexico, and Western US).
  • Must be a Registered Professional Archaeologist (RPA) or be qualified to become an RPA upon employment.
  • Experience in performing work compliant with Section 106 of the National Historic Preservation Act.
  • Experience with current state-of-the- art remote sensing technology needed to collect relevant submarine remote sensing data.
  • Experience in performing work to Bureau of Ocean Energy Management’s Guidelines for Identification of Historic Properties in Federal Waters.
  • Candidate must be hard-working, good-natured, capable of working with others, capable of giving clear explanations and direction, capable of taking direction from Project Managers and Supervisors.

Other Desirable Knowledge and Experience:

  • It is preferred that candidates have up-to-date Red Cross First-Aid and CPR training.
  • It is preferred that candidates have current HAZWOPER and Refresher Training.
  • Interested candidates must provide at least three professional references with their current email addresses and telephone numbers. 

Physical Demands & Work Environment:

  • Has ability to perform bending, kneeling, standing, and lifting and carrying objects weighing 35 lbs. and have a tolerance for working in outdoor environments, including prolonged walking or standing on various terrain in a wide range of weather conditions.
  • Performs manual labor including excavation with shovels. 
  • Availability to work extended field rotations (sometimes 10-12 days at a time).

At Tetra Tech, health and safety play a vital role in our success.  Tetra Tech’s employees work together to comply with all applicable health & safety practices and protocols, including health orders and regulations related to COVID-19 that are mandated by local, state, and federal authorities as well as project requirements.

About Tetra Tech:

Tetra Tech combines the resources of a global, multibillion-dollar company with local, client-focused delivery in more than 400 locations around the world. Our reputation rests on the technical expertise and dedication of our employees—20,000 associates working together to provide smart, scalable solutions for challenging projects. We are proud to be home to leading technical experts in water, environment, infrastructure, resource management, energy, and international development.

Explore our open positions at   Follow us on social media to learn more about our people, culture, and opportunities:

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Tetra Tech is proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer. Diversity, inclusion, and equity are among Tetra Tech’s core values. Throughout our history, the company has prioritized equitable inclusion of all people. All qualified candidates will be considered without regard to race, color, religion, national origin, military or veteran status, gender, age, disabilities, sexual orientation, gender identity, pregnancy and pregnancy-related conditions, genetic information and any other characteristics protected by the law. We invite resumes from all interested parties. Please visit our website at to see the array of diverse services and exciting projects we are currently working on.

At Tetra Tech, we provide a collaborative environment that supports individual performance, innovation, and creativity. We are proud to offer competitive compensation and benefits. Learn more by visiting 

Tetra Tech is a VEVRAA federal contractor and we request priority referral of veterans for available positions.

We thank all applicants for their interest, however, only those candidates selected for interviews will be contacted.

Please no phone calls or agencies.

Additional Information

  • Organization: 194 CES
  • Requisition #19400001566

FL Department of State Archaeological Conservation Lab Tech

This position is responsible for assisting with the conservation of archaeological objects in the collections of the Florida Division of Historical Resources maintained by the Bureau of Archaeological Research.  These collections comprise of artifacts recovered from submerged and terrestrial sites across Florida, representing over 12,000 years of history.  A successful candidate will conduct joint and independent conservation projects on a range of different object types and mediums, as well as assist with laboratory administration.

Senior Project Archaeologist/Marine Archaeology Lead

Overview / Responsibilities

Wood is currently seeking a Senior Archaeologist/Marine Archaeology Lead, for a full-time position in southwestern Ontario. 

Ideally this role will be based in either our Burlington, Richmond Hill, Cambridge or London, ON offices.

The successful candidate will be part of a dynamic team of experienced consulting archaeologists. This position will play a key role in growing and developing the Cultural Resource Group in Ontario, with a particular emphasis on Marine Archaeology.  The position involves mostly office and some field-based responsibilities.

DPAA Research Partner Fellow

The Jenny Craig Institute for the Study of War and Democracy seeks a proactive and motivated historian to serve as its postdoctoral Defense POW/MIA Accounting Agency (DPAA) Research Partner Fellow at The National WWII Museum.  With over 80,000 missing personnel unaccounted for from World War II, the Korean War, the Cold War, and the Vietnam War, the DPAA’s mission is to provide the fullest possible accounting to their families and the nation.  The DPAA Research Partner Fellow will support the Agency’s mission through conducting research and analysis.

The position is funded for two years and requires residency at The National WWII Museum in New Orleans as a member of the Jenny Craig Institute for the Study of War and Democracy.  The Fellow will also be an integral member of the Institute, a community of scholars dedicated to promoting the history of the American experience in World War II, the relationship between the war and America’s democratic system, and the war’s continued relevance for the world.

The primary responsibility for this position is to support the Agency’s mission through conducting research and analysis that may include, but is not limited to, historical research and writing, data organization and management, digital humanities projects, GIS, foreign language translation, and public history work.  The Fellow will also have the opportunity to contribute to the Institute’s public history programs, oversee the research of interns and volunteers, and, if desired, teach one graduate-level course per year as part of the Museum’s partnership with Arizona State University.

The qualified candidate will possess a PhD degree in history; demonstrated experience of historical research in archives and collections (both online and physical); proven experience in information collection / analysis; knowledge of WWII-era history; and the ability to collaborate with others.  Candidates with exceptional written, verbal, and interpersonal communications skills will be preferred, as will those with strong organizational skills.  Proven project management skills are required.  Researchers with expertise in twentieth-century American Military History and Public History are especially encouraged to apply.

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