Cristian La Rosa

Work History

Work History
May 2009 - Present

Archaeology Field Technician

Archaeological and Historical Conservancy Inc.

  • Conducted Archaeological Assestment at William Jennings Bryan’s historic house “Villa Serena” in Miami, FL. Field activities included monitoring ground disturbing activities and systematic sampling on the intact sea shoreline. The area ended up to be a multi component archaeological site with pre-historic and historic occupations. Prehistoric components consisted on two Native American burial sites, prehistoric ceramics and shell tools. Historic materials consisted of historic ceramic and glassware.
  • Assisted on the recovery of all human remains and cultural material from a destroyed African American graveyard on the North Western part of the City of Miami. I was also responsible to monitor construction machinery traffic to prevent further damage of possible existing graves. Conducted 1m by 1m excavation units to ground prove possible undisturbed burial sites.
  • AssistedFL State Park’s archaeologist Dr. George Luer on his project of collecting samples for future radiocarbon analysis from a prehistoric mound midden shellwork complex at Big Mound Key, Charlotte Harbor, FL
  • Monitoredconstruction sites on adjacent areas of the Miami River to prevent the destruction of possible prehistoric and historic sites.
Mar 2009 - May 2009

Enumerator & Quality Control

U.S. Census Bureau

  • As a Census enumerator I was responsible of canvassing assigned areas and compares housing units on the ground to addresses information on the address listing from the Computer Hand System (HHC). 
  •  I was responsible to make changes on listing pages as needed. I was also responsible to conduct brief interviews with household respondents to obtain demographic information about household members.
  • As a Quality Control member I was responsible to verify the names, features and location of streets and roads. Check in a string of pre selected addresses. Mark any new deletes and duplicates and add any new living quarters that I may find.
Jan 2009 - Mar 2009

Officer II

Security Alliance

  • Patrol and Secure Miami Dade County Facilities like Miami Dade Cultural Palza Center, Miami Dade East Court, Wasa Pump Station and GSA shop.
  • Maintain a log entry book. Maintain Security for South Florida Historic Museum and Miami Art Museum during special events.
  • Help visitors with Directions.
  •  Respond to emergency situations.
  • Maintain order and assist judge at Miami Dade East Court.
Jan 2008 - Nov 2008

Archaeologist III

R. Christopher Goodwin and Associates Inc.

Performed Archaeological Phase I surveys for different pipeline projects within Florida, Louisiana, Mississippi and Georgia. I gained experience performing archaeological site delineations. I also acquired knowledge using the compass and GPS (Trimble) Technology. Experience filling out shovel test forms, Segment forms, Site Delineation forms, Locus forms and Access Road forms. Record data information of possible historic Standing Structures.


Aug 2005 - Aug 2007

Bachelor in Arts

Florida Atlantic University
Aug 2001 - Aug 2005

Associates in Arts

Miami Dade College



Personal Skills

Excellent written and oral inter communication skills. Ability to work in a fast paced, high preasure environment. Strong problem solving abilities. Communicate ideas effectively. Bi-lingual- fluent in English and Spanish.