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The University of Iowa - Office of the State Archaeologist anticipates openings for up to 10 full time, temporary field technicians for spring survey work on Iowa highway projects near Burlington, Oskaloosa, and Le Mars.

*Hourly pay $10.00–$13.00, depending on experience.
*Fieldwork will begin about April 4
*5-day, 40-hour weeks leaving from Iowa City and returning on weekends
*Single room hotel paid and meal cost reimbursement up to $31/day
*Transportation to and from field provided in university vehicles.
*Preference will be given to those living within commuting distance, however weekend accommodations are negotiable for well-qualified applicants

We prefer, but do not require, experience with prehistoric and historic site investigations including pedestrian surface survey and shovel testing, test unit excavation, screening, soil description and other record keeping. A limited number of openings for lab work may follow field work, so experience with artifact processing and analysis is also desirable. Computer skills including MSOffice and ArcGIS or CorelDraw, or skill in artifact illustration, flotation, or photography would be a major plus. Above all, a professional attitude recognizing that OSA and its employees represent the University and the state of Iowa, combined with the ability to work congenially and effectively with others and a willingness to work hard and learn new skills are personal characteristics we value most.

Send a current vita and 3 references via mail to:

Alan Hawkins
Office of the State Archaeologist
700 S. Clinton St.
University of Iowa
Iowa City, IA 52242

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The University of Iowa is an equal opportunity employer

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