Staff/Associate Maritime Archaeologist

Chronicle Heritage
Pensacola, FL
Added: May 10, 2024
Company Profile

Chronicle Heritage is a solution-driven heritage consulting firm that prides itself on employing the best cultural resource management (CRM) professionals in the industry. We place an emphasis on supporting our clients’ needs, fostering new technologies that advance our industry, and leveraging those advancements toward the management of non-renewable cultural resources. Chronicle Heritage prioritizes professional development within the framework of innovation and forward-thinking to encourage career advancement and research development.

Job Description

Chronicle Heritage is hiring a Staff or Associate Maritime Archaeologist to support our maritime archaeology program. This position offers a positive and diverse work environment, and colleagues who are supportive, passionate, and collectively focused on work/life balance and producing high-quality CRM documents. The Maritime Archaeologist will:

  • Conduct historical and archival research
  • Assist with remote sensing surveys and processing, both in the field and office
  • Use of Hypack Navigation Software and/or Processing
  • Use of Sonarwiz
  • Use of magnetometer processing software such as Oasis Montaj or MagPick
  • Write scientific and technical reports
  • Support data management
  • Effectively communicate with team members, contractors, and clients
  • Perform other duties as assigned
  • Utilize GIS to support maritime archaeology program
  • Support cultural resource operations, via boating activities
  • Write scientific and technical reports
  • Support submerged cultural resource data management
  • Support sanctuary education, outreach, and interpretation programs
  • Seek outside funding to support sanctuary programs
  • Participate in diving operations
  • Ensure the safe practices and proper operational techniques both on land and offshore
  • Support all phases of archaeological investigation and regulatory compliance
  • Be willing to manage or follow piers throughout field operations.
  • Complete accurate, detailed, and comprehensive field documentation
  • Complete office work, including technical writing related to pre- and post-field activities
  • Direct collection, analysis, and interpretation of data; formulate recommendations and solutions to highly complex problems or those involving risk
  • Work with technical field, lab, and office staff to ensure projects meet Chronicle Heritage standards
  • Observe and uphold Chronicle Heritage’s Fieldwork Procedures and Health and Safety requirements

Hire Type: Full-time, hourly

Schedule: 40 hours, Monday–Friday: standard business hours, overtime and weekend work, as needed

Location: Pensacola, Florida

Required Qualifications

  • Advanced degree in maritime archaeology, archaeology, anthropology, or closely related field
  • 1+ years of experience working on/directing maritime archaeology projects
  • 1+ years of experience with analysis and technical report writing
  • Expertise in maritime archaeological field methods and data collection
  • Proficiency with Microsoft Office Suite applications (Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Project)
  • Meet or exceed the Secretary of the Interior’s Professional Qualification Standards for Archaeology
  • Able to work in an outdoor environment for prolonged periods of time and in a range of weather conditions
  • Be willing to travel and stay overnight on short- and long-term projects (up to 25% travel)
  • Valid driver’s license
  • Open Water Diver (OWD) certification
  • Experience with boat handling and working on larger vessels
  • Current U.S. Passport

Preferred Skills

  • Listed on the Register of Professional Archaeologists
  • Ability to identify submerged archaeological features
  • Demonstrable experience and professional working with crews during archaeological studies
  • Proficient organizational, schedule, and budget skills
  • Familiarity with GPS and GIS data collection in the field
  • Familiarity with Section 106 processes and NRHP eligibility criteria for sites
  • Ability to endure adverse environmental conditions, including hot and cold temperatures, precipitation, and challenging terrain for sustained durations
  • Excellent attention to detail, a positive work ethic, reliability, and commitment to working both independently and in a team environment
  • Strong organizational skills with task and time management
  • Excellent leadership skills in the field
  • First Aid/CPR Certification

Additional Information

Chronicle Heritage is one of the most respected firms in the industry, with offices across the United States. If you are interested in joining our rapidly growing team of professionals, please upload a resume and cover letter, including professional references and pay requirements. Pay and benefits are commensurate with experience.

Chronicle Heritage participates in E-Verify to ensure all staff are authorized to work in the United States. Chronicle Heritage is also an Equal Employment Opportunity Employer that provides equal employment opportunities to all applicants for employment and prohibits discrimination and harassment of any type without regard to race, color, religion, age, sex, national origin, disability status, genetics, protected veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, or any other characteristic protected by federal, state, or local laws.

We encourage underrepresented groups, women, and members of the LGBTQIA+ community to apply.