Alabama Historical Commission, Alabama SHPO

Employment Opportunities

The Alabama Historical Commission is a nationally recognized state agency dedicated to protecting, maintaining, developing, and interpreting Alabama's historic sites.

Senior Archaeologist

The Archaeologist, Senior position is a permanent, full-time position with the Alabama Historical Commission. This is advanced, professional work in directing an archaeological program in the field of historic preservation. This position reviews project submittals under Section 106 of the National Historic Preservation Act of 1966. The position is responsible for providing comments on the effects of federal funded, licensed, and permitted activities on historic properties, and assuring adherence to all federal legal and technical requirements for the historic preservation program. Duties include review of federal project submittals, tracking reviews, meeting with state and federal officials, communicating with affected property owners, developers, and citizens; and coordination with other division staff. The position is located in Montgomery, Alabama. The salary range for the Archaeologist, Senior position is $37,389.60-$56,685.60. Occasional travel to locations throughout the state of Alabama is required.

Archaeologist Senior is a continuous job announcement on the Alabama State Personnel website. The announcement may be viewed at

Applicants should print out an application from the Alabama State Personnel website, fill it out and fax it to State Personnel at (334)242-1110. The Job Title of Examination is Archaeologist Senior--30445. Applicants should also fax or email a copy of their application and CV to the following:

Alabama Historical Commission
Attn: Clara Nobles
Personnel Director
468. S. Perry Street
Montgomery, AL 36130-0900
Fax: (334)240-3477

Historic Preservation