Careers at Dovetail

CURRENT OPENINGS

Instructions for applying to specific positions are in the attachments below (see CLICK HERE). Those interested in other positions should email Nicki Sauvageau Combs ([email protected]) with a CV and cover letter that includes the type of position you are interested in.

Career Opportunities

Senior Level Project Archaeologist

Dovetail is accepting applications for a Senior Level Project Archaeologist based out of our Wilmington, Delaware office, though a position in our Fredericksburg, Virginia office may be possible for the right candidate.  Primary responsibilities of this position will be planning and participating in cultural resource management projects, coordinating with clients and agencies, conducting fieldwork, and analyzing data. Your responsibilities will also include preparing comprehensive reports and compliance documents, developing project scopes, and mentoring staff. We are specifically looking for candidates with expertise in agency coordination, proposal preparation, and writing complex data recovery reports. The ideal candidate will be well-organized, with strong communication and technical writing skills. The salary range for this position is $60,000-$84,000, dependent upon experience, and the position is eligible for performance-based bonuses. CLICK HERE for a full job description and instructions on how to apply.

Dovetail is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

Project Archaeologist I

Dovetail is accepting applications for a full-time Project Archaeologist I in our Fredericksburg, Virginia office; hybrid work options are available but some office time will be required on a regular basis. Primary responsibilities of this position center on the day-to-day management of, and participation in, archaeological projects of all types and sizes. Responsibilities may also extend to writing archaeological project proposals, training of staff, and representation of Dovetail at meetings, conferences, or events. The ideal candidate will be well-organized, with strong communication and technical writing skills. The salary range for this position is $46,000–$60,000, and the position is eligible for performance-based bonuses. Benefits include paid vacation, sick leave, and holidays; medical and dental insurance; 401k plan with matching; and a professional development stipend, among others. CLICK HERE for a full job description and instructions on how to apply.

Dovetail is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

Architectural Historian

Dovetail is accepting applications for an Architectural Historian based out of our Fredericksburg, Virginia office; partial remote work or a position based out of our Wilmington, Delaware office may be possible for the right candidate. Primary responsibilities of this position center on the day-to-day management and performance of small- to large-scale architectural history and historical research projects. The ideal candidate should be detail-oriented and well-organized, with strong analytical and communication skills. Salary will be commensurate with experience. The salary range for this position is $45,000–$70,000, dependent upon experience, and the position is eligible for performance-based bonuses. CLICK HERE for a full job description and instructions on how to apply.

Dovetail is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

Archaeological Technicians

Dovetail Cultural Resource Group is accepting applications for Archaeological Technicians for projects throughout our service area. Some projects may last for up to four months or more, and all phases of work will be involved. Project schedules are typically Monday through Friday; hotel and per diem are available during the workweek for those not local to the project areas with some weekend lodging available on certain projects. Pay ranges by project. CLICK HERE for a full job description and instructions on how to apply.

Dovetail is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

Architectural Historian II

Dovetail is currently accepting applications for a full-time Architectural Historian II in either our Fredericksburg, Virginia or Wilmington, Delaware office. Primary responsibilities of this position center on the management of architectural history projects of all types and sizes, including development of methodologies and research designs, communication with clients and agency personnel, planning and executing research and fieldwork, production of technical products, and managing schedules and budgets. The ideal candidate must be detail oriented and well organized, with strong communication skills. The salary range for this position is $45,000–$74,000, plus performance-based bonuses. Benefits include paid vacation, sick leave, and holidays; group medical and dental insurance; 401k plan with matching; and an annual professional development stipend. CLICK HERE for a full job description and instructions on how to apply.

Dovetail is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

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