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Summer Student Archaeologists and Interpreters - Bodo Archaeological Society

Jul 2, 2012
Apr 5, 2012
Bodo Archaeological Centre
The Bodo Archaeological Society is currently accepting applications for up to 3 summer students for 2012 to act as Archaeological Interpreters and Assistants. Candidates must be returning to school in the fall, have a Class 4 Driver's License, submit a driver’s abstract, be willing to get a criminal record check, and have valid first aid and CPR training. Preference will be given to individuals with at least 2 or 3 years of undergraduate training, previous archaeological lab and field experience, as well as experience working with the public in an interpretive capacity.

These positions entail both museum interpretation as well as field and lab work. Interpreters will guide visitors and students through the Bodo Archaeological Centre and Site, oversee kids days camps, assist with school tours, provide day-to-day tourism support, drive tourists in a van to and from the archaeological site, and much more. Fieldwork will include surveying and excavating at the Bodo Archaeological Site, as well as assisting the archaeologist with other everyday activities including the supervision of public participants. Laboratory artifact analysis will include organizing and cataloguing large amounts of lithic, ceramic, and faunal materials.

Candidates are expected to live near the Bodo area for the summer months and some weekend work is required.Position 1 is 16 weeks long (May 7, 2012 to August 24, 2012); Position 2 is 10 weeks long (June 18, 2012 to August 24, 2012). There is a possibility of a third position being 8 weeks long (July 2 – August 24, 2012).

Positions will remain open until qualified candidates fill them. For more information or to submit a resume and cover letter, please contact:

Christie Grekul
Senior Project Archaeologist

Bodo Archaeology Society

Box 178, Provost, Alberta
 T0B 3S0