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Archaeology Technician Intern Dixie Fishlake #32130

Outdoor Pathways



Category: On-Campus

Position Type: Internship

Open until Mon, March 15, 2021 expired

Work Hours: 40

Wage: $13.45

Location: Cedar City, UT


Schedule: Monday - Thursday, 7:00am - 5:30pm

Dates: 05-05-2021 - 08-13-2021

Agency: United States Forest Service

Location: Cedar City, UT


Interns will be working in a small group to perform archaeological surveys, record and monitor sites, and assist with outreach events. The internship includes working in low elevation deserts, high altitude meadows, and various terrain. A successful applicant is comfortable working in the outdoors, enjoys working with a team, and has an interest in Archaeology/History/Preservation. Most of the intern’s time will be spent in the field. However, some work is conducted in an office setting. A background in archaeology is not required, but an eagerness to learn and see new things is highly desirable.

Position Responsibilities:

Assisting forest archaeologists with recording information about sites found on standard archaeological forms. Assists with marking site boundaries with flagging tape. Data entry of field finding. Services on a team conducting simple surveys and receives training in the use of a compass, topographical maps and aerial photographs. Assists in preparing site sketch maps and assists in taking photographs of visible remains. Housing is not provided


The Field Qualifications for this position are knowledge of how to care for yourself and others in the outdoors, experience operating a 4 wheel drive truck, comfortable working in remote areas with a small group of people, and capable of quickly adapting to changing plans and priorities. The Office Qualifications for the positions are knowledge of Microsoft Office Suite, database entry and recording, and knowledge of ESRI GIS software products (preferred but not required).

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