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Title ARCHAEOLOGICAL FIELD TECHNICIANS
Salary Based on Experience
Post Date 08-06-20
Location Great Basin and California
Job Information

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Pacific Legacy, Inc., a Cultural Resources Management firm, is accepting resumes for Archaeological Technicians in Southern California. Candidates must have a Bachelor’s degree or higher in Anthropology or related field, and at least two years of fieldwork experience in the Great Basin and California.  

Job Summary of Roles and Responsibilities:

  • Ability to perform pedestrian survey, test excavation, and data recovery excavation.
  • Provide support for field supervisors in connection with recording and evaluating cultural resources and be able to take detailed, accurate field notes and digital photographs.
  • Ability to use topographic maps, aerial photographs, and Trimble GPS units for navigation and mapping.
  • Ability to travel to remote locations for extended periods of time, if needed.
  • Ability to stand or kneel for long periods of time, carry up to 30 lbs of gear, and hike in rugged terrain.

Compensation:  Salary determined based on experience. 

Pacific Legacy has an immediate need for Archaeological Technicians in the areas of Orange, Los Angeles, and/or Ventura counties to conduct independent one or two-day surveys on an as-needed basis.

Please provide a cover letter outlining your qualifications, and a current resume with references to stoesser@nullpacificlegacy.com or to the mailing address below. Pacific Legacy is an Equal Opportunity Employer.  

Pacific Legacy, Inc.
Attn: Charon Stoesser
4919 Windplay Dr., Ste. 4
El Dorado Hills, CA 95762

Title As-Needed Field Archaeologist
Salary TBD
Post Date 07-20-20
Location Northern California
Job Information

Summary

HELIX Environmental Planning, Inc. (HELIX), a growing, employee-owned California-based environmental consulting and planning firm, is currently seeking as-needed Field Archaeologists to supplement the high-quality consultant team in our Folsom, California, office.  HELIX offers environmental, cultural resources, biological, acoustical, air quality, and GIS services to both the public and private sectors.  Our Northern California Cultural Resources Group performs all types of cultural resources studies for a wide range of project types throughout Northern California. Preference will be given to candidates in the San Francisco Bay area, the Sacramento area, and the Sierra foothills.

Duties

The successful applicant will be responsible for assisting senior cultural resource staff on a project-by-project basis.  Duties primarily involve fieldwork (surveys, excavation, and construction monitoring), but may also include coordinating fieldwork and crew; conducting archival research and record searches; preparing DPR forms; assisting with report preparation; coordinating with other cultural resource and environmental planning staff and subconsultants; and interacting with construction crews/foremen and clients. 

Applicants must have a minimum of 5 years of archaeological experience. Candidates must be familiar with the completion of survey, excavation, and monitoring forms and possess excellent written and verbal communication skills.  Experience with a variety of infrastructure and development project types, document types, and private sector/public agency clients is desirable. Experience working on telecom projects a plus. Applicants must have a strong work ethic, positive attitude, and experience working in a team-oriented environment.  

Please submit a cover letter with resume.

HELIX is an equal opportunity employer, and we encourage all qualified applicants to apply regardless of gender, race, religion, national origin, sexual orientation, disability, age, family status, or veteran status.

Minimum Requirements:

  • Bachelor’s Degree in archaeology, anthropology, history, or closely related field or equivalent experience.
  • Minimum of 5 years of experience in archaeology, with increasing levels of responsibility.
  • Demonstrated experience conducting archaeological fieldwork that entails survey, excavation, in-field analysis, and documentation.
  • Experience with GPS technology and field data collection.
  • Experience managing field data and forms.
  • Experience preparing California Department of Parks and Recreation 523-series forms. Experience authoring or co-authoring archaeological studies/reports is desirable.
  • Knowledge of the federal and California laws and regulations pertaining to historic and archaeological resource management, including Section 106, CEQA, and NEPA.
  • Experience with prehistoric and historic archaeology in Northern, Central, and Eastern California.
  • Strong interpersonal, writing, organizational, and verbal communication skills.
  • Ability to work in diverse terrain and remote locations; comfortable with strenuous hiking and varying climate conditions.

Salary DOE

http://www.helixepi.com/careers/current-openings/

Title Archaeological Field Technician
Salary TBD
Post Date 07-20-20
Location Sacramento, Oakland, San Jose, Petaluma, San Francisco
Job Information

Who We Are

ESA is a 100% employee-owned environmental consulting firm delivering work that matters.

We plan, design, permit, mitigate, and restore—for projects across our communities, infrastructure systems, open spaces, and wildlands. 

Our scientists, planners, historians, archaeologists, engineers, designers, and technical specialists provide critical thinking, in-depth analyses, and committed follow-through to guide successful policy development and project planning, and deliver enduring multi-objective solutions.

At ESA, we believe every employee has a unique combination of knowledge, skills and experience that contributes to our success.

We value diversity and inclusion and celebrate the differences that make each of us unique. Our culture is built on mutual respect, recognizing that the collective sum of our individual differences and life experiences fosters our continued success and achievement, for our employee-owners and our clients.

Collaborating with colleagues from a variety of backgrounds, experiences, and perspectives leads to better solutions and opportunities for everyone. We celebrate the differences—age, color, physical ability, ethnicity, family or marital status, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, language, national origin, race, religion, veteran status, and other characteristics—that make each of us unique.

Who You Are

You are an effective team member experienced in archaeological monitoring, surveys and documentation of archaeological resources in accordance with applicable local, state, and federal guidelines and requirements, and experienced in working with Native American monitors.

You hold a Bachelor’s degree in archaeology/anthropology or related field and have a valid driver’s license.

 

You are familiar with working on active construction sites, completing DPR 523 forms, and knowledgeable of archaeological materials common to the region and have a minimum of one year of field experience in Northern California. 

You have the ability to work in a wide variety of field conditions (weather, terrain, etc.) and are able to work some nights and/or weekends.

What You Will Do for ESA

Qualified candidates should have a minimum of 1 year of monitoring experience and demonstrate the ability to perform all aspects of archaeological monitoring and familiarity working on construction sites, coordinating with construction personnel, and interacting with Native American monitors. Successful candidates will fulfill the following duties:

  • Monitor construction activities and identify archaeological resources
  • Effectively communicate with construction crews and project personnel
  • Write and maintain written daily survey, monitoring, recordation, and cataloging logs, including utilizing electronic data collection tools and GIS mapping applications
  • Identify and accurately communicate compliance concerns and potential non-compliance

What ESA Will Do for You

Joining ESA means becoming part of a close-knit team of environmental professionals knowing that you have contributed to outstanding projects, improved environmental stewardship, and advanced a more sustainable and resilient future for our communities and wild places.

ESA is an Equal Opportunity Employer, committed to a diverse and inclusive work environment.  (EOE M/V/F/D)

 

How to Apply

If you are interested in applying to become an employee-owner at ESA, please visit the ESA Careers page at www.esassoc.com or follow the link below:

https://www.paycomonline.net/v4/ats/web.php/jobs/ViewJobDetails?job=22068&clientkey=0A2A2B3498A92573DA13BE33E8BDD296

Title Archaeology Crew Lead
Salary $20.00/hour
Post Date 07-08-20
Location Eldorado National Forest – Amador Ranger District
Job Information

Description:

The Great Basin Institute, in cooperation with Eldorado National Forest, is recruiting an Archaeology Crew Lead to support surveys of cultural resources on the forest. The Archaeology Crew Lead will be responsible for coordinating with USFS staff and GBI personnel to conduct Section 106 surveys and to document, assess and characterize the status of new and existing cultural resources, prepare State of California site records, create GIS maps, input data into the Forest Service heritage database, and assist in associated reporting. Field data, collected in accordance with USFS protocols, will be used as a basis for recommending management actions. Each Archaeology Crew Lead, will oversee a two-person crew and will support field safety, communication, planning, logistics, quality assurance, field implementation, and reporting.

Vegetation management projects, including fuels reduction, requiring Section 106 compliance will be the priority on the for Eldorado National Forest. Common resources found in the area include logging and railroad camps with associated artifacts and landscape features and pre-contact sites ranging in age and function. 

The work is physically demanding and involves hiking in steep terrain at high altitudes (6,000-9000 ft.) on a daily basis, commonly during extreme or inclement weather conditions such as snow or rain or high wind events.   The candidate will need to bring their own gear for such conditions.  The position will require working in remote locations on National Forest land.

Location:    

Work will take place on the Eldorado National Forest (NF), Amador Ranger District, near Pioneer, CA (60 miles east of Sacramento). Located in the central Sierra Nevada, the Eldorado NF is bordered on the east by the Lake Tahoe Basin and the Humboldt-Toiyabe NF, and by the Tahoe and Stanislaus NFs to the north and south, respectively. Recreational and sight-seeing opportunities abound in the vicinity. 

Compensation:  

  • $20.00/hour
  • Full health, dental, vision insurance coverage is provided.
  • Paid holidays in accordance with the federal schedule.
  • Housing is provided.                                                                                                                                                         

 Timeline: 

o   July – October/November 2020. Timeline dependent on COVID reponse and project needs. 

o   Full time, 40 hours per week, generally Monday-Thursday

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s degree in anthropology, archaeology or related discipline (including relevant field methods training coursework and/or an accredited archaeological field school);
  • Two years of fieldwork experience including archaeological survey, site recording, monitoring, GPS data collection, and associated reporting, previous field leadership experience is a plus;
  • Ability to recognize and record prehistoric and historic artifacts, features, and architecture;
  • Possess a clean, valid, state-issued driver’s license with the ability to safely operate and maintain a 4WD vehicle on and off paved roads;
  • Strong organizational skills and ability to work cooperatively as well as independently;
  • Strong written and oral communication skills with diverse audiences;
  • Ability to work effectively in a team setting with USFS staff, GBI staff, interns, volunteers, academic, state, and federal partners;
  • Ability to work safely and productively in remote field settings under adverse conditions. This includes occasionally overnight camping in remote areas for consecutive nights. 
  • At least one year of field leadership experience and at least six months of field leadership experience in California, the Sierras, and/or the Great Basin;
  • Familiarity with Section 106/110 NHPA and California and/or Nevada SHPO compliance procedures;
  • Knowledge of cultural resource management issues in the Western United States;
  • Familiarity with cultural history and forested habitat of the Sierra Nevada region;
  • Proficiency in navigating using a GPS, topographic map and compass;
  • Ability to exercise quality control in data collection and management;
  • Advanced skill using specialized software such as Microsoft Office Suite, ArcMap GIS, and Google Earth.

How to Apply:

Please follow the link to apply directly through our online portal:

https://www.vscyberhosting.com/greatbasin/Careers.aspx?req=2020-RAP-019&type=JOBDESCR  

Title Project Manager I/Principal Investigator I
Salary TBD
Post Date 07-01-20
Location Orange, CA
Job Information

 

Reports to
Principal Archaeologist

Summary

Responsible for managing the archaeological projects that have been assigned from creation to completion. This includes overseeing background research, fieldwork and lab work, and producing final archaeological reports that comply with legal, regulatory, professional and scientific standards.

Essential Functions

  1. Ensures quality control and quality assurance of field and laboratory work and of project deliverables (technical reports, site records, analyses, catalogs, etc).
  2. Prepares work plans, research designs, treatment plans, monitoring plans, worker environmental training, etc.
  3. Makes decisions on a project-by-project basis on types of special studies that may be warranted
  4. May author or assist in proposal preparation, including budgeting of special studies.
  5. Works in concert with Field and Laboratory Directors and Supervisors to ensure proper data collection and documentation at all stages of a project.
  6. Oversees preparation and quality of draft and final technical reports.
  7. Evaluates resources for eligibility to state, national and local registers.
  8. Authors all or portions of technical reports, including conclusions, management recommendations and relevant mitigation for project impacts to significant archaeological, built environment resources, traditional cultural properties, prehistoric or ethnographic cultural landscapes, etc.
  9. May author cultural resources sections/chapters of National Environmental Policy Act or California Environmental Quality Act (NEPA/CEQA) documents, including Initial Studies (ISs), Environmental Assessments (EAs), Environmental Impact Statements (EISs), Environmental Impact Reports (EIRs), etc.
  10. Represents the company with members of the public, Native AmericanTribal Nations, regulatory and agency personnel (federal, state, local), historic societies, business clients, managers, other professionals, etc.
  11. Assists with internal staff selection and managing employee performance.
  12. May recommend revised policies and procedures in concert with technological and methodological advances.
  13. Will assist in the oversight of contract management.
  14. Complete other duties as assigned.

Competencies

  1. Technical Capacity. Responsible for staying current with relevant technology, regulations, and innovation.
  2. Specialists with specific training and expertise in history, prehistoric or historic artifacts, faunal or botanical remains, lithics, ceramics, geoarchaeology, etc. Ability to identify recovered items, perform analysis within said specialty, and author relevant report sections.
  3. Maintains expertise with all regulations and regulatory agencies, and ensures compliance with federal, state, local and agency laws, ordnances, regulations and statutes.
  4. Fully qualified to conduct all types of field studies, including survey, reconnaissance, monitoring, salvage, testing, and excavation.
  5. Demonstrated knowledge of the Secretary of the Interior’s Standards for Archaeological Documentation and implementation of Archaeological Resources Protection Act, and Section 106 of the National Historic Preservation Act.
  6. Personal Effectiveness/Credibility.
  7. Thoroughness.
  8. Communication Proficiency.
  9. Flexibility.

Supervisory Responsibility

Provides direction and oversight of work performed for assigned projects.

Work Environment

This job may operate underground, at high altitude, in excessive heat or cold, in excessive humidity or dampness, with excessive continuous noise, on slippery and uneven walking surfaces, working around machinery with moving parts, working around moving objects or vehicles, working in close proximity to others, protracted or irregular hours of work, underground. This job may also operate in a professional office environment using standard office equipment such as computers, phones, photocopiers, and filing cabinets.

AAP/EEO Statement

It is the policy Cogstone to provide equal employment opportunity (EEO) to all persons regardless of age, color, national origin, citizenship status, physical or mental disability, race, religion, creed, gender, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity and/or expression, genetic information, marital status, status with regard to public assistance, veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by federal, state or local law. In addition, Cogstone will provide reasonable accommodations for qualified individuals with disabilities.

Other Duties

Please note this job description is not designed to cover or contain a comprehensive listing of activities, duties or responsibilities that are required of the employee for this job. Duties, responsibilities and activities may change at any time with or without notice.

View the full post and apply at https://recruiting.myapps.paychex.com/appone/MainInfoReq.asp?R_ID=3065628

Title Architectural Historian/Historian
Salary TBD
Post Date 06-22-20
Location Trinity County, CA
Job Information

PAR Environmental Services, Inc. is seeking to hire an architectural historian/historian, initially to assist in a large-scale project in Trinity County, CA.  Duties will include conducting archival research, recording a variety of built environment resources, preparing California Department of Parks and Recreation (DPR) 523 forms, and assisting with preparation of report sections (methods, historical context, results).  Minimum requirements include an undergraduate degree in history, architectural history, preservation, or related field and a year experience describing and recording historical buildings, structures, objects, sites, and/or districts.  Submit resumes to admin@nullparenvironmental.com

Work to begin immediately

Title Associate Architectural Historian
Salary TDB
Post Date 06-22-20
Location Various offices within CA
Job Information

Applied EarthWorks, Inc. (Æ) has an immediate opening for a full-time Architectural Historian at the Associate level.  Æ is a leading consulting firm specializing in history, archaeology, cultural resources management (CRM), and paleontology.  We recognize that our staff is our greatest asset and we are committed to providing a collegial, professional, and positive work environment. We take pride in providing a great place to work and we seek a qualified individual to join our team of stellar professionals.

Duties:

The Associate Architectural Historian will manage and direct small to mid-size cultural resources projects and will review the work of junior staff. The Associate Architectural Historian is responsible for ensuring the quality of all project work, including historical and technical reporting. Job duties will include conducting and directing architectural and historical structure surveys; recording and evaluating historic built environment resources according to National Register of Historic Places (NRHP) and CRHR criteria; archival research; authorship of elements of technical reports; and some preparation of proposals.

Skill Requirements:

  • Managing clients, budgets, schedules and tasks related to specific projects;
  • Contribute to proposal preparation;
  • Strong technical writing skills;
  • Writing and reviewing technical reports and research designs/treatment plans;
  • Strong understanding of the CEQA, NEPA, and NHPA Section 106;
  • Ability to perform archival and historical research using primary and secondary documentary sources; 
  • Ability to perform oral history research;
  • Researching and developing historic contexts and writing historic background overviews; 
  • Recording, documenting, and evaluating historical buildings, industrial and commercial structures, and landscapes to current professional standards; 
  • Reviewing design plans for consistency with the Secretary of Interior’s Standards and Guidelines; 
  • Contributing to HABS/HAER/HALS documentation meeting national or state-level documentation requirements; 
  • Ability to adapt quickly to changes in project needs;
  • Ability to work independently and collaboratively with a variety of colleagues, clients, agency representatives, construction contractors, and other project stakeholders.

Education/Experience:

  • Advanced degree in history, art history, architectural history, historic preservation, or related field required.
  • Minimum of 3 years progressively responsible employment in CRM which includes managing historic built environment projects and preparing proposals.
  • Meet the Secretary of the Interior’s Professional Qualification Standards for an Architectural Historian.
  • Demonstrated supervision or management experience desired.
  • Regional expertise in Æ service area desired.

Compensation: 

Applied EarthWorks offers a wide range of benefits and a competitive compensation package.  Eligibility for benefits is earned with length of service and includes paid vacation, sick leave, holidays, and professional development time; 401(k); and health, dental, vision, and life insurance. Æ additionally offers an Employee Stock Ownership Plan (ESOP) which provides employee-owners with a direct stake in Æ’s success by means of a retirement benefit. Salary will be commensurate with experience. 

To apply for this position, please submit a cover letter, current vitae, salary requirements, a technical writing sample, and at least three references via email to info@nullappliedearthworks.com. Please note position title in the subject line.

View other opportunities at the Careers section of our website, www.appliedearthworks.com.

Æ is an equal opportunity employer.  All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to age, ancestry, color, disability (mental or physical), gender identity or expression, genetic information, marital status, medical condition, military veteran status, national origin, political affiliation, pregnancy, race, religion or creed, sex, sexual orientation, or any other factor that is not related to the job.

Title Associate Archaeologist
Salary TBD
Post Date 06-22-20
Location Fresno, CA
Job Information

Applied EarthWorks, Inc. (Æ) has an immediate opening for a full-time Associate Archaeologist in our Fresno, CA office.

 Æ is a leading consulting firm specializing in history, archaeology, cultural resources management (CRM), and paleontology.  We recognize that our staff is our greatest asset and we are committed to maintaining a collegial, professional, and positive work environment. We take pride in providing a great place to work and we seek a qualified individual to join our team of stellar professionals.

Duties:

The Associate Archaeologist will participate in cultural resource projects under the direction of senior staff and will manage small projects and supervise assigned staff. Job duties may include participating in survey, evaluation, data recovery, and monitoring projects in support of CRM regulatory compliance; recruiting project-based staff; analyzing artifacts and preparing cultural resource sections of environmental documents; assisting with preparation and implementation of research designs and treatment plans; writing technical reports; consulting with Native Americans; preparing proposals; and assisting with business development.

Skill Requirements:

  • Ability to design and supervise complex archaeological fieldwork, lab processing, and/or technical analysis and report preparation;
  • Ability to collect and manage field data using a Trimble Geo X7 or other GPS devices;
  • Ability to work cooperatively with clients, agency representatives, construction contractors, tribal monitors, and other project stakeholders;
  • Strong understanding of CRM laws and regulations;
  • Strong work ethic, reliability, and ability to manage multiple projects and function as integral team leader and member;
  • Strong technical writing skills; and
  • Regional expertise in Æ service area.

 Skills & Abilities

  • Advanced degree in anthropology, archaeology, historical archaeology, or related field required.
  • Minimum of 3 years progressively responsible employment in CRM.
  • Register of Professional Archaeologists (RPA) certification preferred.
  • California expertise highly desired.

 How to Apply

Interested applicants may submit a letter of interest, resume/curriculum vitae, a technical writing sample and list of three professional references to Human Resources at info@nullappliedearthworks.com. Please reference “Associate Archaeologist” in the subject line. No phone calls, please.

Æ is an equal opportunity employer.  All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to age, ancestry, color, disability (mental or physical), gender identity or expression, genetic information, marital status, medical condition, military veteran status, national origin, political affiliation, pregnancy, race, religion or creed, sex, sexual orientation, or any other factor that is not related to the job.

Title Archaeological Field Technician
Salary TBD
Post Date 06-22-20
Location Sacramento & Northern California
Job Information

ASM Affiliates (ASM) has immediate openings for locally based archaeological field technicians in the Greater Sacramento County and Northern California Area. ASM is a consulting firm specializing in archaeology, history, architectural history and cultural resource management (CRM) with offices throughout the western U.S. and Hawaii. ASM is always searching for motivated cultural resource professionals to be a part of our team to operate at various levels and capacities.

Projects

The projected workload will consist primarily of remote survey jobs on diverse terrain throughout Northern California. Most of the work will typically include 100+ acre field surveys in remote to semi- remote areas. Hiring will occur on an as-needed basis per individual project until fully staffed.

Qualifications

  1. Required: Technicians shall have completed a field class in archaeology and an archaeological methods class
  2. Required: Three months experience in western Great Basin, southern Columbia Plateau, or northern California
  3. At least 1+ years of field work experience or equivalent
  4. Be willing to work in and adapt to a variety of environments and challenging field conditions
  5. Excellent writing and communication skills

Preferred:– Bachelor’s degree or higher in Archaeology/Anthropology preferred (or AA degree/certificate with 10+ years’ experience)

Description

This advertisement is for part-time, on-call Field Technicians, preferably currently living in the greater Sacramento and Northern California area. Work duties will be performed outdoors and may occasionally be in remote backcountry environments. Duties may require hiking over long distances, standing for long durations, and the lifting and transport of loads up to 25 lbs. Personal transportation may be required at times.

Pay determined based on qualifications and experience.

How to Apply: Please send a cover letter specifically addressing your qualifications for #’s 1-5 above and CV/resume to jobs@nullasmaffiliates.com using the subject line: Field Technician – Sacramento.

 

ASM Affiliates, Inc. is an Equal Opportunity Employer

Title Field Monitor
Salary TBD
Post Date 06-01-20
Location Camp Pendleton, CA
Job Information

Far Western is seeking an archaeological field monitor for a multi-month project at Camp Pendleton, CA. The monitor will identify cultural materials while working with construction crews and around heavy equipment. A qualified candidate has at least one year of field experience, including monitoring experience, preferably in the region. The project will primarily include monitoring at night. Due to the long-term nature of this project, lodging, per diem, and drive time to and from the project are not included, so Far Western is looking to staff from local talent. Work is scheduled to begin summer 2020.

 In addition to the requirements for employment with Far Western, all monitors must:

  • Have a clean DMV record;
  • Pass a criminal background check;
  • Read and understand Far Western’s Safety Program;
  • Conform to Fitness for Duty policies;
  • Conform to our client’s Eligibility for Work requirements;
  • Be willing to monitor at night, when necessary;
  • Be able to use provided field equipment (typical field equipment includes: Ipad, Trimble GPS, Garmin GPS, and digital camera) and/or be willing to learn;
  • Complete and turn in all field documents, timesheets, and reimbursements in a timely manner according to Far Western protocol;
  • Complete and conform to all environmental and safety training (including site specific tailboards and other subcontractor requirements);
  • Maintain all Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) to OSHA standards. Far Western will provide Safety glasses, safety vest, and hardhat for the duration of the project but it is the employee’s responsibility to immediately notify Far Western of any problems with their PPE. Boots in compliance with the project’s regulations are the responsibility of the monitor.

Resumes may be mailed to hr@nullfarwestern.com

Title Senior Archaeologist-Principal Investigator
Salary TBD
Post Date 06-01-20
Location California office or Remote Work from Home in Southern California
Job Information

Apply Here: https://transcon.bamboohr.com/jobs/view.php?id=56

Senior Archaeologist-Principal Investigator 

Established in 1999, Transcon Environmental, Inc., offers environmental consulting services throughout the United States with our Corporate Office based in Mesa, AZ and offices in Berkeley, Ferndale, San Francisco, and Santa Rosa, California; Cedar City and Draper, Utah; Rawlins, Wyoming; and Roanoke, Virginia.

We are a steadily growing company with telecommuting opportunities employing over 45 archaeologists throughout the United States. Our highly successful team of environmental planners, biologists and archaeologists provides environmental planning, permitting, and compliance as well as infrastructure siting, Class I and Class III studies, Historic Property Treatment Plans, and environmental construction management and monitoring. We offer our employees development opportunities, competitive wages and benefits.

We are seeking a full-time Senior Archaeologist to perform activities that may include: small project management, subject matter expert on multi-disciplinary projects, serving as the Principal Investigator on small and large projects, as well as a contributing team player to desktop reviews, report writing, lead and perform field surveys, testing projects, records searches, and proposal writing. Fieldwork may include both one-day and multiple-day assignments.

Location: 

This position will based in a California office or remote work from home in southern California. The candidate should be available for fieldwork throughout each of our service areas as needed. Travel is required for many projects. Employees will be reimbursed for mileage and travel time.

Compensation and Benefits:

This full-time position is an exempt (salaried) position eligible for benefits such as healthcare insurance, 401k, paid time off, holidays, etc.

Compensation is based on qualifications and relevant experience. 

Responsibilities:

  • Obtain permits as a Principal Investigator in California, and at minimum Field Director in Arizona, Nevada, Oregon, and Washington for federal and state agencies (Bureau of Land Management, United States Forest Services, Bureau of Reclamation, National Park Services, and state offices.
  • Interact with State Historic Preservation Offices, Tribal Historic Preservation Offices, Certified Local Governments, and other interested parties.
  • Participate in marketing activities including conferences and proposal development.
  • Inspecting and monitoring construction activities to ensure resource protection measures are being implemented to protect sensitive resources (i.e., archeological, paleontological, biological,and visual resources; waters; soils; unique geological features; etc.).
  • Verifying sensitive archaeological sites are flagged for avoidance and ensuring rare plant populations are properly flagged and avoided.
  • Tracking and reporting construction activities.
  •     Documentation of compliance/non-compliance with resource protection measures.
  • Filing daily reports, photo documenting site conditions.
  •  Coordinating with other relevant parties.

Skills and Requirements:

  • Graduate degree in archaeology, or closely related field
  • Minimum 3 years of full-time professional experience in archaeological research or cultural resource management as a Principal Investigator, or likened role
  • Secretary of the Interior Qualified
  • Understanding of federal, state, and local regulations, and agency specific guidance
  • Permit-able, as described above
  • Experience in Construction Monitoring and Field Survey
  • Work independently while meeting short deadlines
  • Manage cultural resource management compliance projects
  • Familiarity with or willingness to learn risk assessment work
  • Ability to lead field crews and work with other disciplines
  • Ability to lead a team of diverse cultural resource specialists (archaeologists, architectural historians, and historians)
  • Develop research designs and logistical approaches to completing simple and complex projects
  • Highly organized, motivated, thorough, accurate, dependable, and trustworthy
  • Ability to work independently
  • Strong writing and editing skills (historic context development, ethnographic context development)
  • Excellent navigational skills 

Experience in the following is preferred:

  • Proficiency in California, Arizona, Oregon, Washington and/or Nevada prehistoric or historic archaeology
  • Understanding, implementation, and development of Cultural Resource Protection Measures, Best Management Practices, Inadvertent Discovery Protocols, Programmatic Agreements, Memorandums of Understanding/Agreement
  • Experience driving a four-wheeled drive vehicle off-road or in rough terrain
  • Familiarity with typical electrical utility operations and maintenance activities
  • Experience working around heavy machinery and communicating with construction crews
  • Proficiency with sub-meter GPS
  • Familiarity with GIS preferred (desktop, ArcGIS, ArcCollector, Survey 123, etc)
  • Paleontological resources

***Applicants must have a clean driving record for at least 5 years prior to the start of work.

***Offers of employment will be contingent on the candidate passing a background check, drug including marijuana/THC alcohol testing.

Interested?

Online applications will only be considered complete and reviewed when the following attachments are included:

  • One-page cover letter (mention any permits you may hold)
  • Resume
  • Three references (include email and phone number of a supervisor preferred)

Apply Here: https://transcon.bamboohr.com/jobs/view.php?id=56

Title Archaeologist
Salary TBD
Post Date 06-01-20
Location Telecommute
Job Information

Apply Here:  https://transcon.bamboohr.com/jobs/view.php?id=70

Full time Archaeologist (this position is based in your home, not a fieldwork position)

Established in 1999, Transcon Environmental, Inc., offers environmental consulting services throughout the United States with our Corporate Office based in Mesa, AZ and offices in Berkeley, Ferndale, San Francisco, and Santa Rosa, California; Cedar City and Draper, Utah; Rawlins, Wyoming; and Roanoke, Virginia.

 

We are a steadily growing company with telecommuting opportunities employing over 45 archaeologists throughout the United States. Our highly successful team of environmental planners, biologists and archaeologists provides environmental planning, permitting, and compliance as well as infrastructure siting, Class I and Class III studies, Historic Property Treatment Plans, and environmental construction management and monitoring. We offer our employees development opportunities, competitive wages, and benefits.

Location: 

This position will be based in a California office or remote work from home in California.

Compensation and Benefits:

This full-time position is an exempt (salaried) position eligible for benefits such as healthcare insurance, 401k, paid time off, holidays, etc.  Compensation is based on qualifications and relevant experience.  Employees will be reimbursed for mileage and travel time related to occasional field work.

Responsibilities:

We are seeking a full-time Archaeologist to perform office-based, not fieldwork activities.  Primary duties may include:

 

  • Coordinating cultural resource assignments (field surveys and writing assignments)
  • Writing and/or reviewing cultural resources reports and background research
  • Evaluating resources for the National Register and California Register
  • Occasional field work, such as:

o    Assessing specified location(s) for monitoring cultural resources during utility operation and maintenance activities

o    Inspecting and monitoring construction activities to ensure resource protection measures are being implemented to protect sensitive resources (i.e., archeological, paleontological, etc.)

  • Verifying sensitive archaeological sites are flagged for avoidance
  • Tracking and reporting construction activities.
  • Documentation of compliance/non-compliance with resource protection measures.
  • Filing daily reports, photo documenting site conditions.
  • Conducting field surveys

 

Skills and Requirements:

  • Undergraduate degree in archaeology, or closely related field
  • Minimum 1 year of full-time professional experience in archaeological research or cultural resource management, or likened role
  • Highly detail-oriented, organized, motivated, thorough, accurate, dependable, and trustworthy
  • Strong writing skills
  • Be able to work independently with little direct oversight
  • Work cooperatively with an established project team to meet high-volume quick turnaround deadlines
  • Familiarity with or willingness to learn risk assessment work

 

Experience in the following is preferred:

  • Proficiency in California, Arizona, Oregon, Washington and/or Nevada prehistoric or historic archaeology
  • Understanding implementation and development of Cultural Resource Protection Measures, Best Management Practices, Inadvertent Discovery Protocols, Programmatic Agreements, Memorandums of Understanding/Agreement
  • Familiarity with typical electrical utility operations and maintenance activities
  • Familiarity with GIS preferred (desktop, ArcGIS, ArcCollector, Survey 123, etc.)
  • Familiarity with paleontological resources

***Applicants must have a clean driving record for at least 5 years prior to the start of work.

***Offers of employment will be contingent on the candidate passing a background check, drug including marijuana/THC alcohol testing.

Interested?

Online applications will only be considered complete and reviewed when the following attachments are included:

 

Title Principal Archaeologist
Salary TBD
Post Date 05-26-20
Location Any Æ offices or performed remotely, telecommuting as appropriate.
Job Information

Principal Archaeologist

Applied EarthWorks, Inc. (Æ) has an immediate opening for a full-time Principal Archaeologist to manage complex projects, lead bid & proposal efforts, as well as review written reports. This unique role can be in any of our Æ offices or performed remotely, telecommuting as appropriate.

Æ is a leading consulting firm specializing in history, archaeology, cultural resources management (CRM), and paleontology. We recognize that our staff is our greatest asset and we are committed to maintaining a collegial, professional, and positive work environment. We take pride in providing a great place to work and we seek a qualified individual to join our team of stellar professionals.

Duties:

Reporting to the Managing Principal or President, the Principal will manage and direct large and complex cultural resource projects, working closely with others throughout the company. Job duties include those assigned to the Senior Archaeologist. Additionally, the Principal Archaeologist will manage client and agency relationships; maintain current regulatory expertise; mentor lower-level staff; advise staff members as they design and carry out projects; perform high level QA/QC to ensure that products meet the company’s technical, regulatory, professional, and scholarly standards; participate in marketing and new business development; and represent the company in business and professional activities.

Skill Requirements:
  • Manage and direct complex archaeological fieldwork, lab processing, and/or or technical analysis and report preparation;
  • Complex budget development, personnel management, and scheduling;
  • Complex proposal preparation;
  • Employee management/supervision and mentoring;
  • Ability to review RFPs and contracts, identify potential pitfalls, and make sound bid/no-bid decisions;
  • Ability to generate work for staff;
  • Excellent technical writing skills with a record of completing technical reports timely;
  • Report review and editing skills;
  • Ability to adapt quickly to changes in project needs;
  • Thorough understanding of the CEQA, NEPA, NHPA Section 106, and other laws and regulations governing cultural resource management;
  • Experience negotiating agreement documents;
  • Ability to work independently and collaboratively with a variety of colleagues, clients, agency and tribal representatives, construction contractors, and other project stakeholders and to resolve conflicts when they
 Education/Experience:
  • Advanced degree in anthropology, archaeology, historical archaeology, or related field
  • Experience and expertise working with descendent
  • Minimum of 12 years progressively responsible employment in CRM which includes demonstrated management
  • Register of Professional Archaeologists (RPA) certification
How to Apply

Interested applicants may submit a letter of interest, resume/curriculum vitae, a technical writing sample and list of three professional references to Human Resources at info@nullappliedearthworks.com. Please reference “Principal Archaeologist” in the subject line. No phone calls please.

Æ is an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to age, ancestry, color, disability (mental or physical), gender identity or expression, genetic information, marital status, medical condition, military veteran status, national origin, political affiliation, pregnancy, race, religion or creed, sex, sexual orientation, or any other factor that is not related to the job.

Title Principal Investigator/Project Manager, Historical Archaeology
Salary Commensurate with experience
Post Date 05-18-20
Location Santa Cruz, California
Job Information

Visit our jobs page: http://www.albionenvironmental.com/join-the-albion-team/

Albion Environmental, Inc. — At Albion we aim to provide the highest-quality cultural and natural resource consulting services. We serve our clients faithfully, efficiently, and competently, and foster connections to our community. Albion has two offices providing services statewide in Santa Cruz and San Luis Obispo.

Minimum Qualifications:

  • Master’s Degree in Anthropology or Archaeology
  • Expertise in regional historical archaeology
  • Minimum 5 years supervisory experience
  • Project Management experience
  • Professional comprehension of CRM laws and regulations
  • Substantial experience directing field projects
  • Expertise in a technical specialty
  • Expertise in archival research
  • Excellent communication and writing skills

Position Description:

This position is being advertised for our Santa Cruz office and the successful candidate must be based in Santa Cruz. The Principal Investigator/Project Manager (PI/PM) possesses a minimum of an MA in Anthropology or Archaeology, with at least ten years of technical experience and at least five years of leadership experience. The candidate is a qualified Principal Investigator in California historical archaeology with extensive experience working in the role of Project Manager. Education and work experience provides the employee with advanced knowledge in the field of Archaeology. Training and experience should include comprehension of CRM laws (CEQA, NEPA, Section 106, and NAGPRA), formal training on a broad range of projects, a background in California history, an understanding of applicable theoretical approaches to research, and familiarity with a range of archaeological skills including field and laboratory methods, analytical techniques, and writing abilities. The PI/PM is a leadership role. The employee is expected to professionally represent Albion to clients, subcontractors, stakeholders, and the public. They are also expected to help develop standards and expectations, mentor, supervise, and review performance of junior Archaeology staff. For this job opening, expertise in historical archaeology is required, including relevant field methods, material culture analysis, archival research, and scholarly literature as they apply to a California context.

The PI/PM has extensive experience planning, designing, and directing archaeological field and lab work at a senior level. The employee possesses exceptional technical writing skills and a record of completing and editing technical reports on deadlines. The employee must also demonstrate a substantial publishing/reporting record, excellent oral and written communication skills, and remain current on historic period archaeological research in the region. The PI/PM develops scopes of work and budgets, and is also responsible for writing treatment plans and research designs. The employee is responsible for directing multiple projects simultaneously, ensuring scientific quality of projects, ensuring compliance with applicable statutes and regulations, and for following established schedules and budgets. The employee possesses strong organizational skills and must be able to multitask. Knowledge of and experience with current technologies of electronic data collection, analysis, display, and reporting are essential.

The PI/PM provides effective leadership on projects, and will directly and indirectly supervise multiple teams of other archaeologists. It is the employee’s role to instruct field and lab personnel and provide QA/QC oversight of all project aspects. The employee is expected to respectfully communicate with a variety of clients, agency staff, professional colleagues, fellow workers, descendent communities, and the public. The employee is also responsible for all financial aspects of a project. The employee works closely with Albion Principals, especially the CFO, and Senior Staff to identify potential projects and develop scopes of work and budgets. It is the employee’s responsibility to ensure that the CFO approves all budgets, change orders, etc., before they are sent to the client. The employee also possesses independent marketing skills concentrating on the employee’s own reputation and connections. The employee is actively involved in Albion management and marketing including developing client relationships, writing proposals, developing marketing materials, and bringing in contracts.

The PI/PM has a technical specialty (e.g., ceramic analysis, GIS), and applies their expertise on Albion proposals and projects. The employee has developed and practiced an experienced methodology for their specialized analyses (i.e., understands attributes, data recordation, and data analysis). Further, the specialist is well versed in the literature related to their specialty, and has a firm grasp of relevant research themes and questions. They are encouraged to actively participate in professional development to continue to develop their expertise (stay up to date on recent literature, attend conferences, publish their work, etc.). During the course of a project, they may make decisions regarding changes to project research design or scope of work related to their area of expertise, and communicate with other project staff concerning all changes that may occur. They lead laboratory teams related to their specialty, and are required to help develop the skill set of junior staff.

To Apply:

Send a letter of interest and CV to Cindy Convisser, Project Administrator at cconvisser@nullalbionenvironmental.com

Position is open until filled.

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