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General Professional IV (State Parks Archaeologist)

Department of Land and Natural Resources, Division of State Parks

The Department of Land and Natural Resources, Division of State Parks is currently recruiting for an archaeologist position based in Honolulu, Oahu. The position is being recruited under the job title of General Professional IV (Archaeological Research) and listed as Recruitment No. 22-0614. Applications must be submitted online through the Department of Human Resources Development website:

NOTE: The recruitment is continuous but may be discontinued when a sufficient number of applications is received. Therefore, if you are interested in applying, it is recommended that you do so promptly.

Job Description: This position is responsible for planning and conducting archaeological research on State Parks lands statewide to identify and evaluate archaeological sites, determine their significance, and assess archaeological requirements for park planning and construction projects.  The duties and responsibilities including conducting archaeological and historical research; carrying out archaeological surveys and data recovery, including an analysis of findings; monitoring construction projects; preparing archaeological reports and site maps; drafting archaeological survey reports, monitoring and preservation plans, and burial treatment plans; and developing interpretive and resource management materials for historic and cultural sites.

Minimum Qualifications: Graduation from an accredited 4-year college or university with a bachelor’s degree in Anthropology, Archaeology, or closely related field. One year of responsible professional archaeological experience in archaeology, preferably in Hawai‘i. Education and experience should demonstrate a knowledge of archaeological field techniques, analytical methods, and ability to write reports and plans. A valid driver’s license to drive in the State of Hawaii is also required.

Position Status: State Civil Service, permanent position. Full-time, 40-hour work week. Salary range may vary with professional experience that exceeds the minimum requirements. Starting salary at $4,692 monthly ($56,300 annually).

Contact:   Martha Yent, State Parks Interpretive Program Manager or 808-587-0287

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