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Job Posting

Temporary Full-time Field Technician for Iowa-Based Fieldwork

Tallgrass Archaeology, LLC. is seeking to fill openings for temporary full-time archaeological field technicians for Phase I, II, and III projects. The position will be based out of the Tallgrass Archaeology office in Iowa City, but fieldwork will occur across the state of Iowa. Fieldwork is expected to begin in Mid-March or as soon as ground conditions allow and conclude when the ground freezes the following winter.  


Pay rate is $18 - $20 per hour, commensurate with experience. 

Minimum Qualifications: 

  • B.A./B.S in Archaeology, Anthropology, or related field with prior coursework in archaeology, prehistory, and history. 

  • Archaeological field school in North America. 

  • Ability to work all day standing. 

  • Ability to lift and carry up to 40 lbs. 


Interested applicants should submit a CV, references, and a cover letter to Cindy Nagel. 


Tallgrass Archaeology, LLC. values a diverse and inclusive work environment where all backgrounds, cultures, orientations, ideas, and talents are welcome. We are an equal-opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, ethnicity, religion, sex, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity, or any other characteristic protected by law. Tallgrass Archaeology, LLC. is a drug-free and harassment-free workplace.


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