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Title: Tribal Monitor/Field Crew Supervisor, Full Time Temp Seasonal
Location: FDL Resource Management
Supervisor: Project Manager
Closing Date: Permanent Posting
Rate of Pay: $30.00 per hour

General Summary:

Assists in implementing the field methodology as set forth in the Work Plan, works under the direction of the Project Manager and supervises the work of the Tribal Monitor/Field Crew Technicians.

Position Responsibilities:

  • Identifies cultural and natural features and artifacts.
  • Directs, coordinates, and supervises the work of the Tribal Monitor/Field Crew Technicians in the field.
  • Carries out the investigative methodology employed for the Tribal Cultural Resource Management Survey and/or Tribal Monitoring.
  • Executes and/or directs pedestrian survey, shovel test pits, excavation units, soil cores, site mapping, feature recordation, artifact analysis, and other techniques.
  • Documents weekly survey activities in a report that includes text descriptions, photographs, sketches, maps and GPS coordinates of sites surveyed.
  • Supervises the Tribal Monitor/Field Crew Technicians to include approving and disapproving leave requests, completing time roll, per diem, evaluating performance, determining training needs, scheduling, discipline, etc.
  • Coaching and developing others, identifying the developmental needs of others and coaching, mentoring, or otherwise helping others to improve their knowledge or skills.
  • Appropriate work attire is required.
  • Must attend all mandatory department trainings.
  • Ensures confidentiality of all financial records and all records for employees and/or clients.
  • Displays a responsive and professional manner in promptly responding to all requests, complaints, and problems.
  • Recognizes that each employee is a representative of the Fond du Lac Band of Lake Superior Chippewa and is responsible for demonstrating courtesy, respect, and sensitivity to the needs of all others, including visitors and co-workers.
  • Represents the Fond du Lac Band of Lake Superior Chippewa and the department in a positive and professional manner in the community.
  • Required to maintain proper attendance including reporting to work on time in accordance with applicable policies.
  • Maintains a clean and organized work area.
  • Due to changes and modifications in the job from time to time, employees are required to be flexible and assume other responsibilities assigned by management as deemed necessary.

Physical Requirements:

  • Ability to lift and carry up to 35 pounds is required.
  • Prolonged walking and standing, bending, stooping, climbing, pushing, pulling are required.
  • Subject to inside and outside environmental conditions, including work in adverse and extreme weather conditions.
  • Risks can include but are not limited to snake or insect bites and or poisonous plants.

Position Qualifications:

  • Class D Driver license required and must be insurable under Fond du Lac’s insurance requirements.
  • Archaeological field school training is required; if training not completed, training will be provided and must be completed prior to starting employment.
  • Previous experience conducting archaeological and Tribal investigations at the level of Tribal Monitor/Field Crew Technician is required.
  • Ability to operate a digital camera, video camera, metal detector, binoculars, compass, cellular phone and GNSS Receiver is required.
  • Knowledge of computer applications to include word processing, Access, Excel and Microsoft Outlook is required.
  • Knowledge of identifying historic properties of religious and cultural significance to Tribal groups is preferred.
  • Possesses demonstrable competence in archaeological and Tribal investigation methods, and in collecting, handling, analyzing, evaluating, and reporting archaeological data is preferred.
  • Understanding of the role of archaeological studies within the context of environmental and cultural resources laws and regulations (e.g., assistance in writing archaeological reports or cultural resources sections of environmental documents) preferred.
  • Demonstrated ability to apply appropriate archaeological methods and procedures (e.g., data collection, recording provenience and/or context information, cataloging) in field and laboratory settings, record sites and their associated cultural and natural features (e.g., wild rice pits, stratigraphic profiles, and soils profiles) preferred.
  • Knowledge of Federal and state environmental and cultural resource laws and regulations pertaining to antiquities on public, private, and Tribal lands is preferred.
  • Knowledge of GIS mapping/use of ArcGIS is preferred.
  • Ability to communicate effectively orally and in writing is required.
  • Ability to work independently and establish priorities is required.
  • Attention to detail and accuracy is required.
  • Ability to establish professional and harmonious working relationships on all projects and with all parties involved.
  • Subject to drug and alcohol testing in accordance with the Fond du Lac Reservation’s Personnel Policies.
  • Subject to pre-employment and annual background checks.
  • Subject to immunization review and submitted proof of required vaccinations.
  • Travel is required.



Application Link

APPLY TO: Fond du Lac Human Resources
1720 Big Lake Road
Cloquet, MN 55720


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