Current Job Listings

The Society for California Archaeology wants to help employers and archaeologists find the right match. If your company has a job opening, please email the SCA office with details and the position will be posted for 90 days.

Title Senior Archaeologist Southern California
Salary Competitive compensation package
Post Date 01-10-19
Location Hemet and Pasadena
Job Information

Applied EarthWorks, Inc. (AE) has an immediate opening for a full-time Senior Archaeologist in our Hemet and Pasadena offices in southern California. AE is a 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 Senior Archaeologist to join our team of stellar professionals.

Duties:

The successful candidate will manage and direct cultural resources projects throughout southern California. Job duties will include: management of survey, testing and evaluation, and data recovery in support of Section 106, NEPA, and CEQA compliance; analysis for, and preparation of EIRs, EISs and other environmental documents; preparation and implementation of research designs and treatment plans; technical report writing; Native American consultation; proposal preparation; and business development.

Skill Requirements:

  • Previous experience managing budgets, supervising personnel, task management, and proposal preparation;
  • Strong technical writing skills;
  • Previous experience writing data recovery reports and research designs;
  • A thorough understanding of the CEQA, NEPA, and Section 106 of the National Historic Preservation Act; and
  • Strong work ethic, demonstrated leadership ability, good communication and writing skills, and ability to manage multiple projects.

Education/Experience:

M.A. or Ph.D. degree in anthropology, archaeology, historical archaeology, or related field required. Register of Professional Archaeologists (RPA) certification preferred. Minimum of 5 years of supervisory or management experience in CRM.

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. AE additionally offers an Employee Stock Ownership Plan (ESOP) which provides employee-owners with a direct stake in AE’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 to info@nullappliedearthworks.com. Please reference “Senior Archaeologist – So Cal” in your email.

AE 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 On-call field crew
Salary Competitive based on Education and Experience
Post Date 01-03-19
Location Redlands
Job Information

 

ECORP Consulting, Inc. in Redlands, California is currently accepting resumes for on-call field crew for archaeological projects in southern California. Responsibilities include construction monitoring, pedestrian survey, site mapping and recording, excavation, and other duties as assigned. Requirements include a Bachelor of Arts degree in Anthropology or closely related field, successful completion of an archaeological field school or field methods course at an accredited university, at least 1 year of full time professional experience, and a work history that includes projects in Southern California. Competitive wages are based on level of education and experience. Submit resume, work history, a minimum of two references to jobs@nullecorpconsulting.com. ECORP Consulting is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

Title Archaeologist
Salary TBD
Post Date 12-17-18
Location Sacramento
Job Information

 

Join Cardno’s Science and Environment team in Sacramento, CA to play an integral role in in managing and expanding our Cultural Resources Program and team

Job Description:

We are seeking an innovative and motivated team member to manage and grow the cultural resources program that currently supports a variety of clients and projects including statewide utility compliance programs, hydroelectric relicensing studies, and development of programmatic cultural resource management plans plus a unique starch-grain analysis lab.

Responsibilities include managing cultural resource staff and overall program, developing budgets for program of work, cost estimates for specific projects, as well as carrying out the terms and conditions of statewide and project specific permits, and complying with any other legal requirements applicable to the permitted activity.  Responsible for planning and supervising projects, ensuring professional quality of reports and deliverables, including any evaluations and recommendations. Responsibilities also including business develop and marketing opportunities for the Cultural Program within California and nationwide.

Qualifications include an M.A. in anthropology/archaeology or related field or sufficient experience to meet Secretary of Interior Standards and Guidelines for Professional Qualifications, at least 15 years’ experience in the field of Cultural Resource Management and at least 5 years’ experience as Principal Investigator and/ or manager of a cultural resource program.    Applicants must have experience with Section 106, NEPA, CEQA and other cultural resource laws. Ability to plan, staff, organize, and supervise cultural resources management (CRM) activities for large and small-scale projects.  Demonstrated ability to complete projects and submit final reports on time and within budget.

Qualified applicants should exhibit good leadership qualities, strong technical skills, possess self-motivated, effective management and communication skills, and feel comfortable working as a member of an interdisciplinary team.

Minimum Qualifications:
> Master’s degree in Anthropology or closely related field (e.g., anthropology/archeology, history, or architecture)
> Meet Secretary of the Interior’s Professional Qualifications Standards
> Minimum 15 years’ experience preferred

>Minimum 5 years’ experience as Principal Investigator and/ or Cultural Resource Program Manager

>Experience managing budgets, staff and complex projects
> Knowledge and experience working with Section 106 of National Historic Preservation Act, NEPA and CEQA, and  implementing Programmatic Agreements and/ or Historic Properties Management Plans.
> Experience writing and producing technical reports accepted by the Office of Historic Preservation (OHP) and other federal and state agencies

>Experience consulting with OHP and federal and state agencies on identification, analysis and treatment of historic properties
> Very comfortable using Microsoft Office software (Word, Excel, PowerPoint) as well as Adobe Acrobat
> Working knowledge of GIS

Desired Qualifications:
>Prefer specialization in California Cultural Resource Management

>Prefer experience successfully working with Native American Tribes and managing ethnographic studies

>Prefer experience planning, developing and implementing Historic Properties Management Plans and/ or Programmatic Agreements

View the job page at https://cardno.wd3.myworkdayjobs.com/en-US/Cardno_Careers/job/Sacramento-CA/Cultural-Resources-Program-Manager_REQ-1327

Equal Opportunity statement for US based applicants ONLY

Cardno has a long standing policy of Equal Opportunity in employment. Our practice is to fill positions by selecting applicants who can perform the work in a competent and professional manner. We do not discriminate on the basis of age, sex, race, color, religion, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability or veteran status. At any time, if you need an accommodation during the application process, please contact Human Resources.
Cardno does not accept unsolicited resumes from any 3rd party agencies. No fee will be paid to 3rd parties who submit unsolicited resumes to any Cardno employee. Resumes from approved vendors must be specifically requested by Cardno and approved by the Cardno Talent Acquisition Team.
Title As Needed Archaeological Field Technician
Salary TBD
Post Date 12-13-18
Location Sacramento
Job Information

A little about us…

Tehama, LLC, is an 8(a) Certified Small Business that is tribally‐owned by the Paskenta Band of Nomlaki Indians (the Tribe), under the common administration and management of Tepa, LLC. Tehama, LLC specializes in providing high quality Environmental Consulting Services, Architectural & Engineering Design Services and Construction Support Services to federal, commercial and municipal clients nationwide. We are dedicated to providing quality work to our clients through obtaining the highest professionals in the industry. Our employees enjoy a dynamic work environment, career development and real opportunities to make a difference. Based in Kansas City, MO, we currently support a variety of clients with offices across the U.S. Find out more about Tehama at www.tehamallc.com. Tehama, LLC is an equal opportunity employer and encourages diversity in the workforce.

Now about you…

Tehama, LLC, is one of the individual businesses that make up the Tepa companies. Tehama, LLC, is actively seeking As Needed Archaeological Technicians for our office in Sacramento, California. This position will provide technical expertise and support for a variety of clients, agencies, and projects in the Western Region of the US.  Primary duties will include conducting archaeological surveys, construction monitoring, impact assessments, recording prehistoric and historic‐era resources, and developing site documentation.

Key Job Responsibilities

  • Attend and participate in project safety, planning, and de‐brief meetings
  • Conduct field surveys, testing, data recovery, and construction monitoring projects
  • Thoroughly document cultural resources in the field
  • Record prehistoric and historic‐era resources on standard DPR forms, IMACS forms, etc.
  • Monitoring the quality of data collected and relaying any concerns to the supervisor
  • Recommend changes in standards, administrative procedures, facilities, methods, and practices
  • Comply with all federal and state environmental, and health and safety regulations
  • Operate motor vehicles in accordance with company policy
  • Wear appropriate Personal Protective Equipment when necessary
  • Perform other related duties as assigned

Job Type: 1099 Position

Job Requirements

  • Ability to obtain and maintain military installation access from government authorities
  • Valid driver’s license
  • A. or B.S. in archaeology/anthropology or a closely related field
  • Minimum 2‐3 years of consistent field experience
  • Working knowledge of GPS/GIS applications and software
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • Ability to work long days in challenging conditions (e.g., high heat, inclement weather)  Ability to safely navigate rugged terrain
  • Ability to hike long distances with heavy loads

Benefits

Tehama, LLC  offers a competitive compensation package and excellent benefits including medical, dental, and vision insurance, paid holidays and vacation, disability insurance, life insurance, 401K with company match and the opportunity to prosper in a growing company.

Tehama, LLC – Affirmative Action Employer/EOE/M/F/Disabled/Veteran

How to Apply

What are you waiting for? Apply Now!


Applicants should submit a resume, three authored technical reports (or suitable portions thereof), and cover letter outlining how they meet the specific requirements of the position to Brian Ludwig, Senior Project Manager, at  Brian.Ludwig@nullTehamaLLC.com

 

Title As Needed Archaeological Field Director
Salary TBD
Post Date 12-13-18
Location Sacramento
Job Information
A little about us…

Tehama, LLC, is an 8(a) Certified Small Business that is tribally‐owned by the Paskenta Band of Nomlaki Indians (the Tribe), under the common administration and management of Tepa, LLC. Tehama, LLC specializes in providing high quality Environmental Consulting Services, Architectural & Engineering Design Services and Construction Support Services to federal, commercial and municipal clients nationwide. We are dedicated to providing quality work to our clients through obtaining the highest professionals in the industry. Our employees enjoy a dynamic work environment, career development and real opportunities to make a difference. Based in Kansas City, MO, we currently support a variety of clients with offices across the U.S. Find out more about Tehama at www.tehamallc.com. Tehama, LLC is an equal opportunity employer and encourages diversity in the workforce.

Now about you…

Tehama, LLC, is actively seeking an As Needed Archaeological Field Director for our office in Sacramento, California. This position will provide technical expertise and support for a variety of clients, agencies, and projects in Western Region of the US.  Primary duties will include conducting field studies, resource impact assessments, recording prehistoric and historic‐era resources, developing site documentation, and drafting project documents.

Key Job Responsibilities
  • Lead project safety, planning, and de‐brief meetings
  • Conduct and direct field surveys, testing, data recovery, and construction monitoring projects
  • Act as Tehama’s representative in coordinating with agency and client personnel
  • Coordinate and collaborate with the Native American community
  • Assist in the management of projects, and make NRHP recommendations  Track milestone dates and deadlines for plans and permits
  • Review project documents (work and engineering plans, schedules, technical reports)
  • Recommend changes in standards, administrative procedures, facilities, methods, and practices
  • Comply with all federal and state environmental, and health and safety regulations  Perform other related duties as assigned

Job Type: 1099 Position

Job Requirements
  • Ability to obtain and maintain military installation access from government authorities
  • Valid driver’s license
  • A. in archaeology/anthropology
  • Minimum 3‐5 years of experience in directing projects and field crews
  • Working knowledge of GPS/GIS applications and software
  • Excellent verbal communication skills
  • Excellent technical writing skills and ability/desire to conduct archival research and develop technical reports
  • Ability to work long days in challenging conditions (e.g., high heat, inclement weather)
  • Ability to safely navigate rugged terrain
  • Ability to hike long distances with heavy loads
Benefits

Tehama, LLC  offers a competitive compensation package and excellent benefits including medical, dental, and vision insurance, paid holidays and vacation, disability insurance, life insurance, 401K with company match and the opportunity to prosper in a growing company.

Tehama, LLC – Affirmative Action Employer/EOE/M/F/Disabled/Veteran

How to Apply

What are you waiting for? Apply Now!

Applicants should submit a resume, three authored technical reports (or suitable portions thereof), and cover letter outlining how they meet the specific requirements of the position to Brian Ludwig, Senior Project Manager, at  Brian.Ludwig@nullTehamaLLC.com

Title Staff Archaeologists
Salary Based on Experience
Post Date 12-12-18
Location Southern California
Job Information

Aspen Environmental Group (Aspen) is in the hunt for Staff Archaeologists to participate in a variety of upcoming projects beginning in January 2019 in several southern California locations.

About Aspen. Aspen is a dynamic, interdisciplinary environmental services firm that provides impacts analysis, permitting, and compliance services for a wide variety of federal and state agencies, as well as private groups. Aspen specializes in providing expert compliance services for complex, multi-faceted infrastructure and public works projects. Aspen’s cultural resources group is innovative in the approach and use of new technologies yet remains well-grounded in the professional understanding of federal and state laws and regulations, in addition to local ordinances and general plans applicable to cultural and tribal cultural resources. Aspen’s cultural resources group provides a supportive and stimulating work environment that you are sure to find rewarding.

 Responsibilities. The selected candidate(s) may, as needed:

  • Perform pedestrian field survey using Trimble GPS and/or Fulcrum Smartphone technology in addition to illustrating site sketch maps and features accurately,
  • Be able to identify (describe, measure, photograph and illustrate) prehistoric and historic artifact classes and materials and faunal remains.
  • Have a sound knowledge of soils, geomorphology and how to describe them,
  • Participate in excavations using trowel, straw, brush, shovel, backhoe or whatever recovery procedure is warranted under the supervision of an Aspen Field Director;
  • Complete California DPR forms accurately, succinctly; and quickly in the field using Aspen apps. Experience with ESRI or Adobe Creative Cloud and/or Microsoft Office (Word, Excel, Access and Powerpoint) a big plus, and
  • Assist with archival, ethnohistoric, and historical research online and at CHRIS repositories.

Successful candidates must have the ability to maintain high quality field notes, keep good organization of field records, and maintain a professional demeanor in a variety of often strenuous outdoor and remote environmental work conditions.

Education and Experience. Candidates must have either a B.A. degree in anthropology, or a Master’s degree in archaeology or cultural resources management. In both cases, the candidate must have at least three years of experience working with California prehistoric or historic-aged resources and be able to identify prehistoric and historic artifacts. Certification by the Register of Professional Archaeologists (RPA) is a plus, but not required. Candidates must also have a good understanding of culture history relevant to southern California.

  • Successful candidates must have a valid CA Driver’s License with a clean driving record and be comfortable working in strenuous hiking and harsh weather conditions.

The ideal candidate would be enthusiastic, highly motivated, attentive to fine details, well organized, and comfortable working remotely via cell phone app and email exchange. This candidate would be able to transport themselves to the work site and to Aspen’s office locations.

Compensation. To be determined based on education, experience, and skill set, but generally $15-$30/hour

To apply. Please email to Michael E. Macko at mmacko@nullaspeneg.com.

  • a letter of interest,
  • a two- or four-page resume,
  • contact information for at least two references, and
  • a writing sample. This may include site records.

The subject line must state, “Staff Archaeologist.” Aspen is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

 

Title On-call field crew
Salary TBD
Post Date 11-28-18
Location Northern California
Job Information

ECORP Consulting, Inc. in Rocklin, California is currently accepting resumes for on-call field crew for archaeological projects in northern California, primarily focused in the Sacramento region. Responsibilities may include construction monitoring, pedestrian survey, site mapping and recording, excavation, and other duties as assigned. Requirements include a Bachelor of Arts degree in Anthropology or closely related field, successful completion of an archaeological field school or field methods course at an accredited university, at least 1 year of full time professional experience, and a work history that includes projects in California. Competitive wages are based on level of education and experience. Preference will be given to local applicants that do not require travel. Submit resume, work history, a minimum of two references to jobs@nullecorpconsulting.com. ECORP Consulting is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

Title Announcement: 5298 Planner III – Environmental Review (Archaeology)
Salary $98,124.00 – $119,262.00/year
Post Date 11-28-18
Location San Francisco
Job Information

Under direction of the CEQA Cultural Resources Team Manager, the Planner III – Environmental Review (Archaeology) performs complex environmental review work pursuant to California Environmental Quality Act (CEQA), participates in all phases of environmental review, and will assist in coordinating archaeological technical functions of the environmental review process.

https://jobapscloud.com/SF/sup/BulPreview.asp?R1=PBT&R2=5298&R3=090123

Title Cultural Specialist/Field Director – (REQ #151411)
Salary TBD
Post Date 11-14-18
Location Sacramento
Job Information
About Us

At HDR, we specialize in engineering, architecture, environmental and construction services. While we are most well-known for adding beauty and structure to communities through high-performance buildings and smart infrastructure, we provide much more than that. We create an unshakable foundation for progress because our multidisciplinary teams also include scientists, economists, builders, analysts and artists. That’s why we believe diversity is our greatest strength. HDR is proud to be an equal opportunity workplace and an affirmative action employer.

Watch our ‘About Us’ video

We believe that the way we work can add meaning and value to the world. That ideas inspire positive change. That coloring outside the lines can illuminate fresh perspectives. And that small details yield important realizations. Above all, we believe that collaboration is the best way forward.

Primary Responsibilities

HDR is seeking a qualified, experienced archaeologist to serve as a Field Director for projects throughout California, with the possibility of occasionally assisting other HDR offices throughout the United States.  The primary responsibilities in this role include preliminary fieldwork preparation, records searches, and Native American tribal contact; conducting, supervising, and managing field projects for archaeological monitoring, surveys, test excavations, data recovery excavations, and laboratory processing and analysis of artifacts; and archival/background research and report preparation.  The Field Director may assist with National Register eligibility evaluations, proposal preparation and other document preparation as needed, and manage small projects.

Minimum qualifications include:
  • A Master’s Degree in anthropology, archaeology, history, or closely related field;
  • 5+yrs experience with cultural resources projects, with at least 3 years as a Field Supervisor/Field Director;
  • Proven ability to direct archaeological survey, testing and data recovery excavation, laboratory processing and artifact cataloging, and monitoring for projects of various sizes;
  •  Previous experience supervising field personnel and managing small projects;
  • Willingness to work under varied weather conditions and in various terrains;
  • Basic understanding of Section 106 of the National Historic Preservation Act and other historic preservation laws;
  • Willingness to work in a team environment;
  • Strong technical writing and oral communication skills; basic computer skills (Microsoft Office products); experience/capabilities with GIS a plus.
  •  Must be experienced in California archaeology and be willing to travel periodically. Experience in the Pacific Northwest (Washington or Oregon) a plus.
  • Other technical skills and specialties (i.e., lithic analysis, flotation, GIS, etc.) a plus.
  • An attitude and commitment to being an active participant of our employee-owned culture is a must

Apply directly here:  https://hdr.taleo.net/careersection/jobdetail.ftl?job=151411&lang=en#.W-xuyVBIQsE.link

 

Why HDR

At HDR, we know work isn’t only about who you work for; it’s also about what you do and how you do it. Led by the strength of our values and a culture shaped by employee ownership, we network with each other, build on each other’s contributions, and collaborate together to make great things possible. When you join HDR, we give you license to do the same. We help you take charge of your career, giving you multiple growth opportunities along the way.

Primary Location

California-Sacramento

Industry

Environment/Sciences

Schedule

Full-time

Title Archaeological Field Technician
Salary TBD
Post Date 11-13-18
Job Information

 

About the organization

Now is a great time to join Redhorse Corporation. Redhorse specializes in developing and implementing creative strategies and solutions with private, state, and federal customers in the areas of cultural and environmental resources services, climate and energy change, information technology, and intelligence services. We are hiring creative, motivated, and talented people with a passion for doing what’s right, what’s smart, and what works.

Position Description

Redhorse Corporation has an immediate need for a temporary part-time, Archaeological Field Technician. The ideal candidate will work on-site at the customer’s facility at Edwards AFB, CA to provide assistance in conducting Phase I archaeological surveys and Phase II evaluations in support of Section 106 and 110 of the NHPA.

Primary duties will focus on assisting the senior archaeologist/project manager by performing tasks associated with conducting archaeological field surveys. The Archaeological Field Technician will perform archaeological /environmental project assignments and coordinate project issues with project team members while taking direction from the lead archaeologist. Other tasks will include washing or cleaning of artifacts, recording data with a trimble GPS unit and during the Phase II evaluations assisting with the digging of excavation units.

Minimum Basic Requirements for Skills, Experience, Education and Credentials:

  • Bachelor’s degree in archeology
  • Minimum of 2 years of experience in Archaeological survey, monitoring, and/or excavation
  • Must have work history conducting archaeological field work
  • Well-developed verbal and technical report writing skills
  • Working knowledge of standard office computer software (e.g. Excel, Word, PowerPoint, etc.)
  • Familiarity with ArcPad and ArcGIS computer software
  • Working knowledge of trimble GPS unit

The work environment for this position requires an individual to be able to:

  • The ideal candidate will be in the field up to (8) eight hours during assigned shift
  • While performing the duties of the job, the employee is occasionally required to: walk, sit, used hands to handle or feel objects, tools, or controls; reach with hands and arms; balance, stoop, talk or hear
  • May be required to lift and/or move up to 50 pounds
  • Specific vision abilities required by the job include close vision, distance vision, color vision, peripheral vision, depth perception, and the ability to adjust focus

Redhorse Corporation shall, in its discretion, modify or adjust the position to meet Redhorse’s changing needs.

This job description is not a contract and may be adjusted as deemed appropriate in Redhorse’s sole discretion.

To be considered for this position please complete online application using link:

Click here to submit employment application 

Title Field Supervisor Archaeologist
Salary TBD
Post Date 11-13-18
Location Fort Irwin, CA
Job Information

About the organization

Now is a great time to join Redhorse Corporation. Redhorse specializes in developing and implementing creative strategies and solutions with private, state, and federal customers in the areas of cultural and environmental resources services, climate and energy change, information technology, and intelligence services. We are hiring creative, motivated, and talented people with a passion for doing what’s right, what’s smart, and what works.

Position Description

Redhorse Corporation has an immediate need for a Field Supervisor Archaeologist. The ideal candidate will work on-site at the customer’s facility at Fort Irwin, CA to provide cultural resource management, compliance, and consultation services. The candidate will augment existing customer capabilities, work in a team framework, and be an on-site specialist to facilitate the cultural resources program. Primary duties include the following:

  • Conduct surveys prior to approval of dig permit requests to ensure protection of significant cultural or paleontological resources
  • Conduct background records searches, inventory and evaluation of cultural resources for listing on the National Register of Historic Places (NRHP)
  • Conduct archaeological site monitoring
  • Maintain archaeological data across several databases
  • Author and review a variety of survey and inventory reports and consultation packages to SHPO and Native American tribes, to include the ability to make recommendations
  • Assist with curation of archival materials in Fort Irwin’s Curation Facility
  • Ensure that data collection and drafting of reports are conducted with the highest quality effort possible
  • Conduct or assist with outreach briefings and events to promote cultural resources awareness

Minimum Basic Requirements for Skills, Experience, Education and Credentials:

  • MA in Anthropology, Archaeology, or an equivalent degree with an emphasis in archaeology
  • Must have completed a degree that included three semester hours in EACH of the following course areas:
    • History of Archaeology
    • Archaeology of a major geographical area such as North America
    • Regional Archaeology, Archaeological cultures, or sites in a specific part or portion of a major geographical area such as the Mojave Desert or Great Basin to acquire or develop a foundation for regional specialization for professional development
    • Theory and methods of Archaeology. Methods include, but are not limited to, typology, classification, sampling, cultural evolution, and analytical techniques

Six semester hours of related course work in:

  • Geography, Geology, or Cultural Geography;
  • History, Historiography, or Historical Archaeology;
  • Environmental studies;
  • Scientific writing (nonfiction English composition); and/or
  • Surveying.
  • AND Completion of an archaeological field school, to provide a basic understanding of theoretical and practical approaches to research design implementation, field preservation techniques, and report preparation by participation in actual field work in North America
  • Minimum of 2 years of experience in Archaeological survey and/or excavation
  • Meet the Secretary of the Interior’s Professional Standards and Guidelines as outlined in the Code of Federal Regulations – 36 CFR Part 61
  • Working knowledge of the following:
  • The Antiquities Act; the Archaeological Resources Protection Act (ARPA); the National Environmental Protection Act (NEPA); the National Historic Preservation Act (NHPA); Curation of Federally Owned and Administered Archaeological Collections (36 CFR 79); and the Native American Graves Protection and Repatriation Act (NAGPRA)
  • Demonstrated ability to carry research to completion, for example, by authoring reports of survey, excavation, artifact analysis, or method and theory
  • Must be able to work in extreme climatic conditions, be able to walk long distances, work with minimal supervision, use GPS technology, read maps, and be skilled in North American compliance Archaeological techniques and practices
  • Well-developed verbal and technical report writing skills
  • Working knowledge of standard office computer software (e.g. Excel, Word, PowerPoint, etc.)
  • Strong working knowledge of GIS computer software

Additional Requirements for Skills, Experience, Education and Credentials:

  • Experience working with Federal Agencies including the Department of Defense (DOD), Department of the Interior (DOI) and/or the Department of Agriculture (DOA).
  • Field experience in the California deserts or Great Basin area is highly desirable
  • Ability to work long days in a wide range of weather conditions
  • Experience navigating and collecting data using GPS technology

The work environment for this position requires an individual to be able to:

  • While performing the duties of the job, the employee is occasionally required to: walk, sit, used hands to handle or feel objects, tools, or controls; reach with hands and arms; balance, stoop, talk or hear
  • May be required to lift and/or move up to 25 pounds
  • Specific vision abilities required by the job include close vision, distance vision, color vision, peripheral vision, depth perception, and the ability to adjust focus
  • Must standard California Driver’s License; candidate will be required to operate personal vehicle to complete assignments
  • Must be able to successfully pass a federal background and motor vehicle check required prior to gaining access to unclassified government computer work stations.

Redhorse Corporation shall, in its discretion, modify or adjust the position to meet Redhorse’s changing needs.

This job description is not a contract and may be adjusted as deemed appropriate in Redhorse’s sole discretion.

Keywords:

Field Supervisor, Archaeologist,  California deserts, Great Basin, Antiquities Act; the Archaeological Resources Protection Act (ARPA); the National Environmental Protection Act (NEPA); the National Historic Preservation Act (NHPA), Geography, Geology, GPS technology

To be considered for this position please complete online application using link:

Click here to submit employment application

Title Curator of Ethnography
Job Information

 

Mission:  

The Santa Barbara Museum of Natural History inspires a thirst for discovery and a passion for the natural world.

Position Summary:  Administers the Department of Anthropology’s ethnographic collections, facilities and activities related to them. Conducts research and prepares publications and exhibits relating to the Department’s objectives.

 

Specific Responsibilities:

Administration

  • Assumes responsibility for department operation and attends committee meetings in Department Head’s absence
  • Maintains records of receipt, exchange or loan of collection items
  • Helps to formulate department policies and long-range plans
  • Provides data for annual reports, budgets, and grant proposals
  • Provides information on department activities, collections, facilities, etc. to Department Head, Director and others as appropriate

Personnel Management

  • Schedules, trains, and supervises department volunteers, interns, and other temporary staff
  • Maintains personnel records, time logs, etc. for above listed staff
  • Assists Department Head in training and supervising regular staff

Facility

  • Maintains a clean and safe work area
  • Maintains an equipment inventory
  • Collaborates with Department Head to acquire and maintain necessary equipment
  • Collaborates with Department Head to carry out emergency procedures
  • Collaborates with Department Head on use of safety equipment
  • Supervises security of facilities

Collections Management

  • Selects and pursues acquisitions of appropriate ethnographic objects for collections
  • Supervises storage, preparation, preservation and security of ethnographic collections, including objects on exhibit, in accordance with current professional museum standards
  • Supervises keeping of records on ethnographic collection accessions, loans, exchanges, and catalog data
  • Solicits, reviews, and determines disposition of donated ethnographic material particularly basketry and textiles, from most of Western North America  with a focus on Chumash and California

Services

  • Provides reference information and instructional services for staff and public
  • Serves as resource person for other departments, including docent training and production of anthropological exhibits
  • Serves on Museum committees as requested (Bulletin, Conservation, CRC, etc.)

Research

  • Engages in research appropriate to the Museum’s area of concern, and publishes the results in both scientific and popular formats
  • Attends professional meetings and other programs to present results as well as to obtain new information, and to represent the Museum when appropriate

 

Essential Requirements:

  • Advance degree in anthropology or related study with a expertise in Ethnography
  • Experience with basketry and textiles, from most of Western North America  with a focus on Chumash and California highly desirable
  • Experience in museum techniques specific to scientific research and collections management
  • Experience in original scientific research and subsequent distribution of information through publications
  • Experience in the supervision and training of staff both paid and voluntary
  • Strong interpersonal and communication skills; Excellent writing skills
  • Strong working knowledge of computer software including database software and MS Office

 Work Environment:

  • General office environment with occasional work throughout the museum’s facilities (exhibit halls, conference rooms, and galleries) with occasional research work outdoors
  • Frequent work on computers (repetitive movement – typing)
  • Standard scientific research laboratory environment with occasional use
  • Frequent sitting, standing, walking, climbing stairs and bending with occasional lifting of light to moderate loads (10-25lbs)

Salary Dependent On Experience. Please visit our website to review a detailed job description and apply at www.sbnature.org.  When applying please upload (1) letter of interest; (2) current CV with list of publications in one PDF; include (3) names of three references

Review of applications starts November 15, 2018, until filled. We are an EOE.

We are located in the coastal town of Santa Barbara, renowned for its Mediterranean climate, the Museum was founded over 100 years ago.  It has a long established, strong tradition in collection based research with many of its collections being ranked both nationally and internationally.

Title Senior Archaeologist
Salary commensurate with experience
Post Date 11-07-18
Location Greater Sacramento and Southern California
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Job Summary

Garcia and Associates (GANDA) seeks Senior Archaeologist with experience in project management to oversee technical studies and related project permitting for public, private, and state clients. The individual will also assist in business development, project management, and mentoring staff. The individual(s) will work from our Auburn, Glendale, or San Diego office.

Key Responsibilities

  • Marketing; proposal development; client coordination; regulatory and tribal consultation; development and implementation of research designs, work plans, agreement documents, and schedules; fieldwork; and analysis and reporting.
  • Work closely with other archaeologists, biologists, and planners.
  • Direct and mentor staff.
  • Provide enthusiasm and commitment to client service and technical excellence.
  • Successful candidates will be familiar with working within a fast-paced consulting environment and help to develop effective solutions to both expected and unexpected project challenges.
  • Candidates specializing in geoarchaeology, architectural history, or human/non-human osteology are encouraged to apply.
  • Candidates who currently live in the Greater Sacramento, Glendale, or San Diego are preferred.

Requirements and Qualifications

  • Advanced degree in Anthropology or closely related field (must meet Secretary of the Interior’s guidelines in archaeology or architectural history).
  • Five or more years of progressive experience supervising cultural resources projects in the California.
  • Experience in successful coordination and report approval with state and federal agencies.
  • Ability to be listed on BLM State-wide permit as a Principal Investigator or Field Director.
  • Excellent interpersonal communication and management skills.
  • Experience with state and federal agency and tribal consultation, and an excellent reputation within the professional and regulatory communities.
  • The ability to work closely with clients, engineers and other technical specialists as part of a larger combined project team.
  • Familiarity with digital field technology (GPS, total station, etc.) and GIS applications and software.
  • Technical report and proposal writing experience.

About Garcia and Associates

We value the diversity of our employees and the creativity they bring to projects from their broad perspectives and experiences. We offer a collaborative work environment and a compensation package that includes competitive pay and a comprehensive benefits package. Garcia and Associates is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

GANDA is committed to a safe work environment. We each have a responsibility to meet this commitment by following GANDA’s safety and HR procedures, as well as applicable laws designed to promote workplace safety.

To Apply

Send a letter of interest with employment qualifications and a resume to: rnixon@nullgarciaandassociates.com.

Qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability or protected veteran status or other characteristic protected by law.

Title Archaeologist
Salary TBD
Post Date 07-09-18
Location San Francisco
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Title Managing Principal – Cultural Resources
Salary Competitive Compensation Package
Post Date 04-26-18
Location Hemet
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Managing Principal – Cultural Resources

Applied EarthWorks, Inc. (Æ) has an immediate opening for a full-time Cultural Resources Management expert to lead business development and operations from our Hemet, California 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 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 successful candidate will manage and direct cultural resources projects throughout southern California working closely with Senior Managers in the Pasadena office as well as throughout the company. They will report to the President to carry out their job duties, which will include: management of survey, evaluation, and data recovery in support of Section 106, NEPA, and CEQA compliance; analysis for, and preparation of EIRs, EISs and other environmental documents; preparation and implementation of research designs and treatment plans; technical report writing; Native American consultation; QA/QC of staff reports; proposal preparation; and client development. Additionally, as Managing Principal, the candidate will take the lead on recruiting and retaining high quality professional staff of 9-12 people within the Hemet office, advise staff members as they design and carry out projects, supervise marketing and new business development, participate in professional and community activities.

Skill Requirements:
  • Previous experience managing budgets, supervising personnel, task management, and proposal preparation;
  • Ability to review contracts, identify potential pitfalls; and make sound bid/no-bid decisions;
  • Strong business development skills with proven track record in southern California and demonstrated ability to generate work for staff;
  • Strong technical writing, editing, and report review skills;
  • A thorough understanding of the CEQA, NEPA, Section 106 and other laws governing cultural resources management, experience in negotiation of agreement documents, and conflict resolution;
  • Expertise in tribal consultation;
  • Strong work ethic, demonstrated leadership ability, good communication skills, and ability to manage and direct large and diverse teams of people;
  • Ability to handle diverse personalities and make and enforce difficult
Education/Experience:

M.A. or Ph.D. degree in anthropology, archaeology, historical archaeology, or related field required. Register of Professional Archaeologists (RPA) certification preferred. Minimum of 10 years of management experience in CRM.

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.

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 Staff Archaeologists
Salary Based on Experience
Post Date 04-02-18
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Aspen Environmental Group (Aspen) is hiring a team of Staff Archaeologists to participate in fieldwork beginning in April 2018 in the desert region of Riverside County. This is a temporary position that will require a commitment for the duration of the project, with added potential for staff to continue with Aspen on a part-time, on-call basis following completion of the current project. Applications due by midnight April 8, 2018.

About Aspen. Aspen is a dynamic, interdisciplinary environmental services firm that provides impacts analysis, permitting, and compliance services for a wide variety of federal and state agencies, as well as private groups. Aspen specializes in providing expert compliance services for complex, multi-faceted infrastructure and public works projects. Aspen’s cultural resources group is innovative in the approach and use of new technologies, yet remains well-grounded in the professional understanding of federal and state laws and regulations, in addition to local ordinances and general plans applicable to cultural and tribal cultural resources. Aspen’s cultural resources group provides a supportive and stimulating work environment that many talented junior and mid-level archaeologists will find rewarding.

 Responsibilities. The selected candidate(s) may, as needed:

  • Perform pedestrian field survey using Trimble GPS technology;
  • Complete limited site testing;
  • Participate in data recovery excavation under the supervision of a Senior Archaeologist;
  • Write California DPR forms; and,
  • Assist with archival, ethnohistoric, and historical research.

Successful candidates must have the ability to maintain high quality field notes, keep good organization of field records, and maintain a professional demeanor in a variety of outdoor and remote environmental work conditions.

Education and Experience. Candidates must have either a B.A. degree in anthropology, or a Master’s degree in archaeology or cultural resources management. In both cases, the candidate must have at least three years of experience working with California prehistoric or historic-aged resources, and be able to identify prehistoric and historic artifacts. Certification by the Register of Professional Archaeologists (RPA) is a plus, but not required. Candidates must also:

  • Be familiar with NHPA Section 106, NEPA, and CEQA standards.
  • Have a good understanding of culture history relevant to California desert region in Riverside County.
  • Must have a valid CA Driver’s License with a clean driving record and be comfortable working in strenuous hiking and harsh weather conditions.
  • Two reference contacts must be provided upon application.

The ideal candidate would be enthusiastic, highly motivated, attentive to fine details, well organized, and comfortable working remotely via cell phone app and email exchange. This candidate would be able to transport themselves to the work site and to Aspen’s office locations.

Compensation. To be determined based on education, experience, and skill set.

To apply. Please submit a letter of interest, 2- or 4-page resume, and 2 reference contacts to Diana Dyste at ddyste@nullaspeneg.com. The subject line must state, “Staff Archaeologist – Riverside County.” Aspen is an Equal Opportunity Employer. All qualified applicants will be considered for employment in a non-discriminatory manner.

 

Title Historical Archaeologist/Project Manager
Salary Salary and benefits are competitive and based on experience
Post Date 10-03-17
Location Davis, California
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Far Western Anthropological Research Group, Inc. is seeking a full-time Principal Investigator/Project Manager with experience in historical archaeology. The successful applicant will manage a wide range of projects and play a key role in collaborative scholarship. Far Western is one of the largest cultural resource management firms in the western United States and has a proven track record of doing innovative research within a cultural resource management context.

Salary and benefits are competitive and based on experience.  Benefits include, but are not limited to:

  • Health care
  • Dental/vision stipend
  • 401k
  • Profit sharing
  • Annual bonus compensation
  • Commuter benefits
  • Awesome colleagues and work environment

Responsibilities include:

  • Project management
  • Business development
  • Principal Investigator on projects throughout California and the Great Basin
  • Supervise and mentor mid-level and junior staff

Requirements include:

  • An M.A. or Ph.D. in history, anthropology, or archaeology (or related field)
  • Minimum of 5 years of experience doing historic archaeology in a CRM context
  • Knowledge of the history, archaeology, and ethnography of California and the Great Basin
  • Familiarity with the CRM regulatory environment
  • Experience with business development and staff mentorship
  • Strong writing and organizational skills
  • Project management experience, including ability to positively interact with clients
  • Excellent problem-solving skills, particularly in complex CRM settings

Send/email resume and three references to:

Far Western Anthropological Research Group, Inc.
2727 Del Rio Place, Suite A, Davis, CA, 95618
530-756-3941
hr@nullfarwestern.com

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