Archaeological Field Technicians

Position Title: Archaeological Field Technicians
Office Region: USA – East
Office Location: Whitesburg, KY

Why choose Apogee?

Apogee Environmental & Archaeological,Inc. provides expertise in environmental regulation, environmental compliance, endangered species, and stream bioassessment surveys. We hire degreed specialists with expertise in a broad array of environmental and ecological issues.

Job Description:

We are seeking a Full-Time Field Technician for our Whitesburg, KY office. This person will aid in performing Phase I and II archaeological projects in the eastern United States. Candidates must have a minimum of an archaeological field school and 3 months of field experience working on survey, testing, and/or data recovery projects and be able to perform physically demanding tasks in adverse environmental conditions (i.e., Phase I surveys on Appalachian Mountains). Candidates should also have good organizational skills, a positive attitude, a strong work ethic, and a willingness to learn and execute new tasks.  BA Anthropology or Archaeology required, prior work in Kentucky/West Virginia preferred.

The Candidate should have the ability to work closely and professionally with supervisors, co-workers and environmental staff, as well as be flexible in task responsibilities. Good interpersonal skills, orienteering skills, and the ability to work independently or as part of a team are essential. Travel will be required.

What We Offer:

Starting salary is commensurate with experience. The position includes a comprehensive benefits package with health/dental insurance, retirement plan, vacation, and sick leave. Successful applicants are expected to relocate to the Whitesburg area. (The outdoor magazine Blue Ridge Outdoors recently called Whitesburg, Kentucky one of the next great mountain towns).

To apply:

Please send a letter of interest and resume to