Any individual who receives an offer of employment or will receive a payroll check are required to submit to a drug and alcohol test as a condition of obtaining employment.
Mille Lacs Band Member/American Indian preference applies
Research, protect, preserve, and educate others about the Band’s cultural resources and history.
• Bachelor's degree (or equivalent combination of experience and education) to include 3 semester hours in each of the following: history or archeology; archeology of a major geographical area; regional archeology; archeological cultures or sites in a specific part or portion of a major geographical area; theory & methods of archeology; & archeological field school required. Master’s degree preferred.
• Prior experience in natural resource management and game and fish management is required.
• Minimum of one (1) year of relevant prior experience.
• Professional knowledge and experience in archeological principles, methods, and techniques of field survey, testing, excavation, typology, classification, sampling, cultural evolution, diffusion, dating, and analytical techniques.
• Participation in an archaeological field school, to provide a basic understanding of theoretical and practical approaches to research design implementation, field preservation techniques, and report preparation by participation in actual fieldwork.
• Ability to communicate with diverse groups of people.
• Strong personal computing skills.
• Strong statistical analysis and statistical modeling skills.
• Must be able to work under pressure, manage multiple demands on time, and complete projects within timeframe and budget.
• Possess and maintains a valid Minnesota Driver's License
• Must have a current valid driver’s license.
• Must be insurable under the Mille Lacs Band Drivers Insurance policy.
• Must pass a pre-employment drug & alcohol test.
• Evidence of formal classroom training in Ojibwe culture, language, and society may represent a partial substitution for the 4-year degree typically required for such a position.
DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:
• Locates and verifies archaeological and technical sites.
• Uses basic scientific and systematic procedures to identify, evaluate, and classify cultural resource areas.
• Prepares maps, inventories, reports, and records relative to the cultural resources sites.
• Performs examinations of road, reservoir, recreation, and other areas where archaeological materials may be subject to destruction and damage.
• Advises others on the identification and preservation of cultural resources.
• Reviews reports and samples from an area to determine how important the cultural site is and what should be done with it.
• Maintains inventory of information about cultural sites.
• Makes presentations to the public and others about cultural resources.
• Develops programs to maintain cultural resources.
• Other duties as assigned.
• Work involves both field and office work.
• Work in the field often requires walking and climbing over rugged terrain under adverse conditions and prolonged exposure to hot and cold weather.
• Protective equipment may be required under certain circumstances. Otherwise, there is little threat of personal danger or risk.
• Local travel is required; travel outside the state is very limited.