Please send resumés to: jobinfo@ainw.com

AINW is seeking experienced and highly qualified candidates with the aptitude and background required by our industry.

Employment and Career Opportunities

AINW provides a positive and professionally rewarding work environment.  AINW also is committed to achieving the best possible outcome for its clients and for all of the stakeholders associated with every project.  In that spirit, employees are challenged to do their best work, to support the team, and to maintain a collegial approach.

AINW is serious about our employee safety.  Safety meetings are held for all crews headed into the field.  AINW also provides first aid, CPR, and AED training to regular employees.

In addition to maintaining a safe workplace, AINW promotes a drug-free workplace. We conduct drug screens and criminal background checks on all new employees.

We also participate in the federal e-verify program.

If we do not have an active job posting please be aware that AINW is always interested in talking with well-qualified senior and supervising archaeologists.  If you are qualified at that level and are interested in joining a team of smart, dedicated people working in a collegial and high-functioning environment, please send us your resumé (jobinfo@ainw.com).

AINW is an Equal Opportunity Employer that values diversity in our workplace. All qualified applicants regardless of race, color, sex, sexual orientation, gender identification, age, religion, national origin, physical or mental disability, pregnancy, marital status, veteran status, military status, or genetic information are welcome to submit a resume for full consideration. If you need any accommodation in the application, interviewing or selection process, please let us know by contacting us at: jobinfo@ainw.com.

Benefits Plan

AINW provides its regular full-time and part-time employees with a comprehensive benefit plan. Eligibility varies based on specific requirements.

  • Paid Time Off (PTO)
  • Overtime pay for hours worked over 40 hours per week
  • Paid holidays
  • Floating Personal Holiday (one day per year)
  • Paid Parental Leave
  • Health insurance
  • 401(k) retirement plan
  • Travel per diem
  • Employees paid twice monthly
  • Support for professional development

Job Postings

Supervising Archaeologist
Assistant Project Manager/Supervising Archaeologist

AINW has an opening for a professional archaeologist, either a Supervising Archaeologist or Assistant Project Manager/Supervising Archaeologist. The position is full time, regular status and is based at our Portland, Oregon, office. The position may require frequent travel to projects throughout the Pacific Northwest, including work in Oregon, Washington, and neighboring states. Pay ranges between $30.00 to $40.00 per hour ($62,400 to $83,200 on an annual basis). Full benefits are included. Please click on the position title above for more information about the position.

Staff Archaeologist

AINW is looking for an experienced archaeologist interested in working as part of our team on projects throughout Oregon and Washington. The position is based in our Portland, Oregon, office. We are seeking to hire a qualified candidate to fill the position of Staff Archaeologist. AINW’s Staff Archaeologists are responsible for a variety of tasks related to project work in the field and the laboratory, as well as non-project support tasks. This position is full-time (40 hours per week) and is regular status with comprehensive benefits. The pay rate range is $25 to $30 per hour and overtime is paid when more than 40 hours are worked in a work week.

Archaeological Assistant

AINW has open positions for archaeological assistants. An Archaeological Assistant assists with field projects, some of which may require travel and overnight stays. Most of our work is in Oregon and Washington. This position is responsible for a variety of tasks related to project work in the field and the laboratory. This position is temporary and project based. The pay rate is $18.00 to $25.00 per hour. Click the position title above for more information about the position.

Architectural Historian

AINW is seeking an experienced architectural historian to join our team at a senior level in the position of Project Manager or Assistant Project Manager. In this position, you would be responsible for interfacing with public and private sector clients to determine appropriate strategies for documenting and evaluating historic built environment resources based on applicable laws and regulations. You would develop scopes of work and cost estimates and oversee the successful completion of projects through agency review. The position requires some travel to project sites and meetings throughout the Pacific Northwest. The position is full time, regular status with benefits. The annual pay would range between $93,600 and $114,400. We prefer that you work in AINW’s Portland office at least two days a week, but we are open to considering other arrangements. AINW’s Seattle area employees are currently working remotely. Please click on the position title above for more information about the position.

Administrative Assistant

AINW is seeking an efficient and organized administrative assistant to join our team. The administrative assistant will support our daily office operations and assist in the smooth running of the company. You will need to be detail-oriented, proactive, and have excellent communication skills. As an administrative assistant, you will be responsible for a variety of tasks including document preparation and coordination of office functions. This is a great opportunity for someone who wants to demonstrate their administrative skills and work in a dynamic and fast-paced environment. The anticipated hourly pay is $25 – $30, depending on your qualifications and experience.

Archaeologist crew at work in the field

Archaeological crew with auger in snow, Oregon, Washington, Idaho

White historical barn

Historical services - old barn