|Location:||Hawaii, United States|
SNA International, a world leader in forensics and human identification, is currently looking for a Senior Archaeologist.
The Senior Archaeologist will provide professional and scientific leadership to the Defense POW/MIA Accounting Agency (DPAA) personnel working on recovery missions on a project basis. This position will follow all DPAA policies and procedures to serve as a scientific-decision maker to create and iteratively execute an archaeological strategy to excavate a site and forensically process any evidence. Recovery sites (both foreign and domestic) may include remote, isolated, and/or austere environments.
Minimum Education and Experience Requirements:
- A graduate degree in archaeology, anthropology, or closely related field.
- At least one year of full-time professional experience or equivalent specialized training in archaeological research, administration or management.
- At least four months of supervised field and analytic experience in general archaeology.
- At least one year of full-time professional experience at the supervisory level in the study of archaeological resources.
- Demonstrated ability to carry research to completion.
- Detail oriented.
- Able to work well independently as well as in a team environment.
- Follow DPAA policies and procedures to serve as scientific-decision maker to create and iteratively execute an archaeological strategy to excavate a site and forensically process any evidence.
- Perform to DPAA Laboratory standards to direct and supervise a team of military and civilian personnel in the execution of an established archaeological strategy.
- Comply with all DPAA requirements for reporting and coordinating all plans and results through all appropriate channels.
- Work directly and independently with clients.
- Follow all client policies and procedures.
- Protect organization’s value by keeping information confidential.
- Other duties as assigned.
Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:
- Comprehensive knowledge of best practices in forensic and archaeological laboratory analysis procedures.
- Ability to design and implement analyses of a variety of materials associated with DPAA’s mandate to identify mission service members from past conflicts, including the Cold War, Vietnam War, Korean Conflict and World War II.
- Expert knowledge of artifact and material evidence analysis to include identifying circumstantial and direct evidence supporting casualty identifications.
- Expert knowledge of forensic laboratory best practices and accreditation standards.
- Ability to write, implement, and follow standard operating procedures.
- Basic knowledge of human remains identification procedures, and comprehensive knowledge of remote-sensing, mapping, probing, coring and test excavation methods/techniques.
- Expert in fundamental spatial concepts for assessing, visualizing and managing data using software, such as ArcGIS, AutoCAD, Surfer and GoogleEarthPro.
- Comprehensive knowledge in designing, directing and supervising all phases of archaeological projects to include Phase I, Phase II, and Phase III archaeological processes, mapping methods and techniques.
- Knowledge of the recovery and stabilization of human skeletal and dental remains and material evidence from archaeological and other contexts in the field and laboratory.
- Possess strong written and verbal communication skills.
- Proficient in MS Word, PowerPoint, Excel, and Adobe Acrobat
- A demonstrated history of initiative and achievement.
- A demonstrated history of working for clients and with client staff providing exceptional customer service.
- Experience working independently with minimal direction or supervision.
- Experience supporting and anticipating client needs and demonstrating problem-solving skills.
- Experience performing tasks under tight deadlines and managing shifting priorities.
Please submit a cover letter along with the resume. Resumes without a cover letter will not be considered.
Please apply by submitting a resume and cover letter to SNA International at::
|Secondary Categories:||Military History