Position: Archaeological Technician

Salary:            DOE

Opening:        March 2, 2020                        Closing:          Until Filled


The position of Arch Tech is seasonal although it is very busy May-October the work consists of walking numerous miles a day, travel to sites in and out of state, survey, monitoring, consultation, soil sampling, reporting, sketching maps and homesite surveys. All projects are assigned by experience and at the discretion of the managers. All jobs out of state have strict rules about no drugs or alcohol. Most of our projects you must be able to work with other tribes, other companies, contractors and third parties.  Must be willing to be respectful and voice your concerns and opinions about projects, mitigation and preservation.  Must be able to work alone and with others well.  Be organized enough to write and turn in reports on time and all receipts from any travel.  Knowledge and experience with google drive, Gmail, Microsoft word, excel, and Trimbles is preferred but not required.


  • Survey (Pedestrian Phase I, II, and III) also coordinating with other tribes and third parties and Archaeologists
  • Monitoring (with other tribes and third parties)
  • Site Visits (sometimes alone, with other tribes, with project managers)
  • Homesite Surveys (alone, and with other techs)
  • Soil sampling
  • Sketch map drawing of sites, homesites, monitor projects, shovel tests
  • Photographing and photo log
  • Site recording and documenting
  • Reporting (Daily, weekly, individual projects and extended projects)
  • Safety training at projects and monitor sites

Qualifications include:

  • Current valid Driver’s License
  • Credit card or Debit card for renting cars, buying airplane tickets and renting rooms on travel
  • Knowledge of how to rent a car, buy an airplane ticket, and book a room
  • Able to work in various outdoor environments and settings
  • Able to lift 50 lbs, and carry a backpack all day with your lunch and supplies in it.
  • Physically fit to walk in various conditions, terrains, and weather for extended periods of time
  • Stand for long periods of time while writing and documenting sites
  • Ability, knowledge, and capability to write daily, weekly, and monthly reports
  • Ability and knowledge to read paper maps and understand topography on a paper map and in the field.
  • Knowledge of GIS/GPS Programs
  • Computer skills, proficient in Microsoft office, google and google apps, either have an email or ability to obtain an email for work.  

How to Apply: 

Complete Northern Arapaho Tribal Application form and submit to the N.A.T. Human Resources: P.O. Box 396, Ft. Washakie, WY 82514 or submit in person to Human Resources located at the Tribal Complex Building, 533 Ethete Rd, Ethete, WY.

Applications can also be obtained on our website at www.northernarapaho.com and click on online job application. For more information call 307-332-2499. Fax to: 307-335-3596

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