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Field Supervisor Archeologist

The Davey Tree Expert Company
Gainesville, Virginia, US
Closing date
May 28, 2024

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Academic / Research
Conservation science
Salary Type
Employment Type
Full time
Job DescriptionJob Description
Additional Locations: n/a

Primary Locations: VA, Gainesville, 5300 Wellington Branch Drive, Suite 100, 20155

Requisition ID: 193210
Position Overview

Wetland Studies and Solutions, Inc., a Davey company, is seeking qualified applicants to fill a full-time permanent Field Supervisor Archeologist position in our Gainesville office. The pay rate for this position is competitive and dependent on experience with opportunities for advancement.
Job Duties

Responsibilities will include:
  • Management of archeological fieldwork including Phase I, II, and III excavations, archeological cemetery delineations, and archeological recovery of human remains
  • Ensuring work quality and adherence to schedule and budget for diverse archeological projects from field survey to report production
  • Preparation of draft plans and reports
  • Conducting archeological research
  • Assisting with proposals and interacting with clients, agency staff, and contractors

Minimum qualifications include:
  • An advanced degree in Archeology, or a closely related field and at least one (1) year of experience in the management of archeological field projects
  • Ability to work independently and with a team
  • Willingness to travel (per diem and lodging will be provided on projects more than approximately 90 miles from the office)
  • Physical ability to perform rigorous fieldwork in all settings and weather conditions
  • Possession of a valid driver's license
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills

Preferred Experience/Qualifications:
  • At least three (3) years of experience in the management of archeological field projects in the Mid-Atlantic or Southeastern region
  • Applied knowledge of federal, state, and local cultural resource laws and regulations
  • RPA
Additional Information

What We Offer:*
  • Paid time off and paid holidays
  • Opportunities for advancement
  • All job specific equipment and safety gear provided
  • 401(k) retirement savings plan with a company match
  • Employee-owned company and discounted stock purchase options
  • Group Health Plan
  • Employee Referral Bonus Program: Send-A-Friend
  • The Davey Tree Family Scholarship for children of employees
  • Charitable matching gift program

*All listed benefits available to eligible employees.

Company Overview

Invest in your future. Join one of the largest employee-owned companies in the nation! Davey has a unique culture that focuses on exchanging ideas, community partnership, a commitment to safety, and delivering unrivaled client service while acting as industry leaders in horticultural and environmental services.

The Davey Tree Expert Company is an Equal Opportunity Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to protected class, including race, color, religion, sex, pregnancy, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, national or ethnic origin, marital or familial status, disability, status as a protected veteran, status as an Aboriginal or Indigenous person, or other classification protected by law.

Wetland Studies and Solutions, Inc., a Davey company, provides a full range of natural and cultural resource consulting services and is based in Gainesville, Virginia. The Davey Tree Expert Company provides research-driven tree services, grounds maintenance and environmental consulting for residential, utility, commercial and environmental partners in the U.S. and Canada. We care about our clients, each other and the world around us. We offer the resources, size and stability of a big company while maintaining the culture, entrepreneurial spirit and feel of a small one. We invest in our employees by offering industry-leading training, technology and benefits that lead to a rewarding and safe work experience at all levels. Wherever you want to grow your career, there's a place for you at Davey. To learn more, visit

If you need assistance at any time, please contact us at 1-877-411-7601 or at

Employment Type: Permanent
Job Type: Full Time
Travel Expectations: Up to 25%

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