Friday, September 29, 2023

Field Archaeologist (NYS-wide), Hudson Cultural Services; Lagrangeville, New York

Full/Part Time, In Person
$18.50 to $20.00 per hour
Open until filled
Posted May 22, 2023

Description and Duties

Hudson Cultural Services (, a small firm located in the Hudson River Valley that offers a range of archaeological and historic preservation services, is currently seeking a field archaeologist for the 2023 field season. The candidate will be primarily field-based, working on individual projects throughout New York State, but may also be responsible for other aspects of cultural resources projects, including report drafting, data entry, site file reviews and site photography.

Applicants must have valid driver’s license, and provide own means of transportation to project site(s). Applicants should have the ability to travel to a location, walk and conduct fieldwork for long hours, sometimes in inclement weather, rugged terrain, and the ability to carry equipment and supplies weighing up to 40 pounds is required.

Salary is $18.50 to $20.00 per hour; per diem and hotel covered on non-local projects, compensation for travel.


Applicants should have a BA/BS degree in anthropology/archaeology and/or equivalent work experience along with completion of an accredited field school. Experience in the Northeast and particularly New York State is helpful.

Applicants must be motivated and able to work safely with minimum supervision. Applicants local to the Hudson Valley Region are preferred.

How to Apply

To apply please send a cover letter stating how you meet the qualifications along with a current CV or Resume and professional references to Responses that include the requested cover letter will be given preference. This position is on a per project basis but is anticipated to be continuous until the end of the 2023 field season.

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