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Date Posted:  Aug 1, 2022
Requisition ID:  385128

Edinburgh, IN, US, 46124


Work for Indiana

Grow your career with the State of Indiana! With more than 50 executive branch agencies, the State of Indiana is a diverse workforce offering employees stimulating and challenging projects across a broad scope of career opportunities. As a State of Indiana employee, you impact the well-being of Indiana’s communities every day.


At the State of Indiana, we don’t just talk about diversity and inclusion – Our goal is to create a welcoming, accessible, and equitable workplace, with a workforce that is representative of the State of Indiana population. As a proud equal opportunity employer, reasonable accommodations may be available to enable individuals with disabilities to interview and to perform the essential functions of a role.


About the Adjutant General’s Office:

The Adjutant General’s Office (AGO) provides a dynamic workplace while serving the Indiana National Guard at its various facilities throughout the state.  AGO’s programs and projects offer exciting opportunities for professionals in many fields - from maintenance repair to cadre to civil engineers - looking to begin or advance their careers.  AGO offers a competitive compensation and benefits package, as well as an outstanding work/life balance.  AGO offers agency specific benefits, such as a physical fitness program, an opportunity to work an alternative work schedule, and a spot bonus program to reward hardworking employees.



This position traditionally starts at $38,688 per year and may be commensurate with education and work experience.

Next Level benefits at the State of Indiana are here! Be sure to review our expanded benefit package offerings below.


About the Job:

You will serve as the primary archaeologist for the Indiana Army National Guard, focusing on archaeological resources at the Camp Atterbury Joint Maneuver Training Center (CAJMTC) and the Muscatatuck Urban Training Center (MUTC).  You will assist in the development of inventories of National Guard archaeological resources by performing archaeological surveys, conducting historic research, and writing technical reports as directed by the Cultural Resource Manager. 

A Day in the Life:

The essential functions of this role are as follows: 

  • Assists the Cultural Resource Manager and the Military Department of Indiana (MDI) Environmental Management Branch Chief with the implementation of the Cultural Resources Program to ensure compliance with appropriate federal, state, and local regulations associated with identification, management and preservation of cultural resources under the control of the Indiana Army National Guard (INARNG);
  • Assists in the assessment, inventory, management, and preservation of cultural resources to ensure compliance with appropriate federal, state, and local regulations;  
  • Assists the Cultural Resource Manager with implementation and revisions of the Integrated Cultural Resources Management Plan (ICRMP);
  • Consults with and advises the Natural Resources Manager or equivalent on the Cultural Resources Management (CRM) portions of the Integrated Natural Resources Management Plan;
  • Conducts Section 106 processes by evaluating previous Section 106 project specific shapefiles  in GIS database and updating/editing shapefiles to maintain proper documentation for future usage in DHPA/INSHPO Section 106 review submittals; will properly utilize GIS shapefiles to create maps included in Section 106 DHPA/INSHPO submittals
  • Evaluates INARNG properties for cultural resources as well as reviews previously evaluated sites for consistency with current technology and generally accepted scientific protocol;

The job description is not designed to cover or contain a comprehensive listing of activities, duties or responsibilities that are required of the employee. Other duties, responsibilities and activities may change or be assigned at any time with or without notice. 

What You'll Need for Success:

You must meet the following requirements to be considered for employment:  

  • Three (3) years of experience in Midwestern prehistoric archaeological fieldwork, or three (3) years of experience in historic archaeology fieldwork;
  • Intimate knowledge and extensive experience with GIS software;
  • Familiarity with Federal, State, and local laws and regulations relevant to a Cultural Resources Program. 
  • Specialized knowledge of the Archaeology and history of Indiana and surrounding states, Archaeological survey methods, including standards and practices in Indiana;
  • Ability to prepare collections and records for curating;
  • Ability to perform public speaking, training, and dialog   
  • Ability to work outdoors in adverse weather conditions;
  • Must have and maintain a valid Indiana driver’s license

Supervisory Responsibilities/Direct Reports:

This role does not provide direct supervision to direct reports.

Benefits of Employment with the State of Indiana:


The State of Indiana offers a comprehensive benefit package for full-time employees which includes: 

  • Three (3) medical plan options (including RX coverage) as well as vision and dental plans
  • Wellness program (offers premium discount for the medical plan and gift cards)
  • Health savings account, which includes bi-weekly state contribution
  • Flexible work scheduling options, including the potential for hybrid remote work for employees whose work may be performed outside state facilities
  • Deferred compensation 457B account (similar to 401k plan) with employer match
  • Two (2) fully-funded pension plan options
  • A robust, comprehensive program of leave policies covering a variety of employee needs, including but not limited to:
    • 150 hours of paid new parent leave
    • Up to 15 hours of paid community service leave
  • Combined 180 hours of paid vacation, personal, and sick leave time off
  • 12 paid holidays, 14 on election years
  • Education Reimbursement Program
  • Group life insurance
  • Referral Bonus program
  • Employee assistance program that allows for covered behavioral health visits
  • Qualified employer for the Public Service Loan Forgiveness Program
  • Free Parking for most positions
  • Free LinkedIn Learning access


Equal Employment Opportunity:


The State of Indiana is an Equal Opportunity Employer.


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