Cultural Resource Monitor Training

Training begins Monday ~ May 21, 2018

The Tribal Historic Preservation Department needs Cultural Resource Monitors (CRMs). This work will be contractual, on an as needed basis. This is a great opportunity for Tribal members that are interested in our culture.  Applicants should be experienced with the outdoors through hunting, fishing, map reading and demonstrate cultural knowledge. THPD has gone paperless in data communications; successful candidates must be ready or willing to learn digital file sharing, and computerized field equipment. The training will increase your traditional cultural knowledge to help you comfortably represent the Tribe on site.

Position Summary: Monitors are assigned to projects throughout the Wampanoag homelands to protect Wampanoag cultural resources during ground disturbing activities.  These activities include construction sites, archaeological survey areas, cell tower construction, and various other construction related projects.  CRMs are required to make daily written reports on all activities and findings to appropriate supervisor. 

Required skills: Ability to work independently, sensible judgment and cultural sensitivity all of which must be professionally adhered to in order to carry out overall responsibilities.  CRMs report to the Deputy Tribal Historic Preservation Officer (THPO) or designee. Additional training's and occasional site supervision will be provided where necessary.

Interested applicants should contact Sharman Brown at (508) 477-0208 ext. 197 with questions.  

The training will take place at Mashpee Wampanoag Tribe’s Tribal Historic Preservation Office, 483 Great Neck Road South, Mashpee, MA 02649.

Important dates to remember:

Pre-Registration For CRM Training - Deadline May 16, 2018

Initial CRM Training - Start date May 21, 2018