Statistical Research, Inc.


Open Positions

Title: Crew Chief
Date: May 10, 2021
Location: Lacey, WA

Statistical Research, Inc. (SRI), a cultural resources consulting firm, has a temporary, full-time position available for a crew chief to support our expanding Lacey, Washington office. SRI provides comprehensive CRM services to private and government clients at the federal, state, and local levels throughout the western United States from offices in Arizona, California, New Mexico, Texas, and Washington. Although the current position is based out of the Washington office, there may be potential for supporting projects out of our Arizona, California, and New Mexico offices. Daily food allowance and lodging are provided for out-of-town assignments

This is currently a non-exempt, hourly position and pay will be commensurate with the applicant's credentials, experience, and industry standards. This position may be eligible for exempt, salaried employment.

Minimum Qualifications and Experience:

The ideal candidates should possess, at minimum, a Master's degree in Archaeology, Anthropology, or a closely related field and have completed an accredited archaeological field school. Candidates must also have a minimum of 3 years of field experience working on and/or supervising monitoring, survey, testing, and data recovery projects and be physically fit and able to perform physically demanding tasks in adverse environmental conditions. Candidates should also have excellent organizational skills, a positive attitude, strong work ethic, and willingness to learn and execute new tasks. Prior Pacific Northwest archaeology experience will be viewed favorably. Register of Professional Archaeologist certified candidates are strongly encouraged to apply.

Job Description:

The position of Crew Chief is responsible for assisting Project Directors in implementing background research, field survey, testing, monitoring, and data recovery plans and for coordinating through the appropriate channels all field and analytic tasks associated with fieldwork, analysis, and report preparation. Additionally, crew chiefs are often responsible for writing descriptive sections of reports.

For small-sized projects, the crew chief may also assume many of the tasks typically assigned to a project director, though he or she still works under the supervision of a project director. For larger projects, the crew chief works with a project director and/or principal investigator and the project manager to ensure that all tasks associated with project implementation are accomplished professionally and in a timely and fiscally responsible manner.

How To apply

Applications should be submitted via e-mail to with "Crew Chief - Lacey - WA" referenced in the subject line, and should include a resume of relevant experience and three references (with contact information, including email addresses and telephone numbers). Applications will be accepted until the position is filled and only applications submitted via will be considered.


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