STATE CLASSIFICATION JOB DESCRIPTION


Salary Group B18

Class No. 7306

ARCHEOLOGIST I

GENERAL DESCRIPTION

Performs moderately complex (journey-level) archeological field, laboratory, and scientific research work. Work involves conducting archeological investigations and laboratory analysis. May train others. Works under general supervision, with moderate latitude for the use of initiative and independent judgment.

EXAMPLES OF WORK PERFORMED

Conducts archeological investigations, research, preservation or stabilization programs, and field and laboratory experiments and analysis.

Participates in archeological surveys, tests, and excavation projects.

Cleans, restores, and preserves artifacts.

Prepares materials for archeological publications, files, and records.

Prepares archeological maps, narratives, summaries, and reports.

Monitors construction and archeological excavations.

Maintains an inventory of archeological sites.

Serves on preservation planning teams.

Assists in the planning and execution of research designs.

May monitor and inspect archeological investigations, testing programs, and preservation and stabilization projects.

May train others.

Performs related work as assigned.

GENERAL QUALIFICATION GUIDELINES

Experience and Education

Experience in archeological work. Graduation from an accredited four-year college or university with major coursework in anthropology, archeology, history, or a related field is generally preferred. Experience and education may be substituted for one another.

Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities

Knowledge of preservation techniques, field investigations, and laboratory procedures and analysis.

Skill in the use of a computer and applicable software.

Ability to plan and organize research projects and fieldwork, to communicate effectively, and to train others.

Registration, Certification, or Licensure

May require registration, certification, or licensure in a specialty area.


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