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Title: Burial Recovery Technician, Full Time Seasonal Temp
Location: FDL Tribal Center
Supervisor: Burial Recovery Crew Lead
Closing Date: Permanent Posting
Rate of Pay: $20.00 per hour


General Summary:

Assists with burial recovery efforts at Fond du Lac Historic Cemetery in the Fond du Lac neighborhood, Duluth, MN.

Position Responsibilities:

  • Shovel, load, and move large amounts of soil.
  • Load and push wheelbarrows.
  • Load, lift, and shake rocking screens.
  • Sort through sifted soil to visually identify human remains and non-natural materials.
  • Work with team members to identify artifacts.
  • Label bags and take notes.
  • Monitor heavy equipment and project activities as needed.
  • Follow all protocols, guidelines, and instructions for the burial recovery process.
  • Conduct burial recovery work in a culturally sensitive manner.
  • Ensures confidentiality of all recovered items.
  • Follow all protocols, guidelines, and instructions for the burial recovery process.
  • Appropriate work attire is required.
  • Must attend all mandatory department trainings.
  • Ensures confidentiality of 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 50 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.

Position Qualifications:

  • Archaeological training (field school, para professional training) is required.
  • 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.

This position is eligible for our comprehensive benefit plan, which includes medical, dental, retirement, optional life insurance, optional disability coverage and more. For detailed information please click here.



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


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