State of Maryland


- Hourly / - BiWeekly /
- Monthly / $36,676.00-$57,787.00 Yearly




This is the entry-working class in the Archaeologist sub-series. An employee in this class is responsible for surveying and performing digs at historic and prehistoric archaeological sites. This class differs from that of Archaeologist II in that an incumbent of the latter is responsible for full-performance work. Under general supervision, is responsible for archaeological work of average difficulty.


Surveys archaeological sites by conducting personal interviews to locate archaeological sites and remains.

Conducts research to obtain tax and deed records, maps, county historic, and census reports which may reveal archaeological significance.

Provides correct up-to-date file of archaeological site data.

Assists higher level archaeologists in writing field data and supervises laborers and others involved in excavating sites.

Prepares a variety of records and reports such as site information records, research data, maps or charts, and manuscripts.

Operates a motor vehicle.

May transcribe archival materials relevant to the history of Civil War and other sites by reading microfilm information and reporting on the excavations.

Performs related work as required.


Specific educational and experience requirements are set by the agency based on the essential job functions assigned to the position.


A Class Description provides information about the Nature of Work, Examples of Work and General Requirements for a classification in the Management Service or a classification in the Skilled or Professional Service in which all positions have been designated Special Appointments.

Required Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities; Minimum Education and Experience Requirements; Special Requirements; and recruitment and testing procedures are set by the using agency.

Class descriptions broadly define groups of positions used by various State departments and agencies. Position descriptions maintained by the using department or agency specifically address the essential job functions of each position.

Date Established

Mar 1 2012 12:00AM

Approved By

Director, Division of Classification and Salary

CLASS: 005062; EST: 3/1/2012; REV: ;

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