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Title Cultural Resource Specialist
Salary This position is exempt (salary), and eligible for full benefits.
Post Date 09-19-18
Location Santa Rosa
Job Information

 

Cultural Resource Specialist

Established in 1999, Transcon Environmental, Inc., offers environmental consulting services throughout the western United States with offices in Arizona, California, and Utah. 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.

REQUIRED:

  • Graduate degree in archaeology, or closely related field
  • Proficiency in California prehistoric or historic archaeology
  • At least five years of full-time professional experience in archaeological research

    or cultural resource management

  • Ability to perform work duties independently with short deadlines
  • Ability to manage small crews and work with other disciplines
  • Highly organized, motivated, thorough, accurate, dependable and trustworthy
  • Strong writing and editing skills
  • Proficiency with sub-meter GPS
  • Interaction with State Historic Preservation Offices and Tribal Historic Preservation Office
  • Excellent navigational skills and a good driving record

PREFERRED:

  • Previously permitted as a Field Director/Crew Chief for federal and state agencies (Bureau of Land Management, State offices, US Forests, and Bureau of Reclamation)
  • Experience driving a four-wheeled vehicle off-road or in rough terrain
  • Familiarity with typical electrical utility operations and maintenance activities
  • Familiarity with FCC, NHPA, Section 106 and 110
  • Experience working around heavy machinery and communicating with construction crews
  • This position is exempt (salary), and eligible for full benefits. On multiple day assignments, employee will be reimbursed for meals and lodging. We anticipate that employment will begin in October 2018. 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 drug and alcohol testing.

TO APPLY:
Send the following documents to Human Resources at
humanresources@nulltranscon.com

  • one-page cover letter (mention any archaeological permits you may hold)
  • resume (3-page limit)
  • three references (include a supervisor and a co-worker)
  • writing sample
Title Senior Cultural Resource Specialist
Salary This position is exempt (salary), and eligible for full benefits.
Post Date 09-19-18
Location Santa Rosa
Job Information

 

Senior Cultural Resource Specialist

Established in 1999, Transcon Environmental, Inc., offers environmental consulting services throughout the western United States with offices in Arizona, California, and Utah. 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.

REQUIRED:

  • Graduate degree in archaeology, or closely related field
  • Proficiency in California prehistoric or historic archaeology
  • At least ten years of full-time professional experience in archaeological researchor cultural resource management
  • Ability to perform work duties independently with short deadlines and work with other disciplines
  • Experience in managing projects and budgets as well as organizing staff
  • Highly organized, motivated, thorough, accurate, dependable and trustworthy
  • Strong writing and editing skills
  • Proficiency with sub-meter GPS
  • Interaction with State Historic Preservation Offices and Tribal Historic Preservation Offices
  • Participation in marketing activities including conferences and proposal development
  • Excellent navigational skills and a good driving record

 

PREFERRED:

  • Previously permitted as a Principal Investigator in California for federal and state agencies (Bureau of Land Management, State offices, US Forests, and Bureau of Reclamation)
  • Experience driving a four-wheeled vehicle off-road or in rough terrain
  • Familiarity with typical electrical and cellular utility operations and maintenance activities
  • Familiarity with FCC, NHPA, Section 106 and 110
  • Proficiency in Nevada, Oregon, and/or Great Basin archaeology and meets qualifications for listing as Field

Director on state and federal permits

This position is exempt (salary), and eligible for full benefits. On multiple day assignments, employee will be reimbursed for meals and lodging. We anticipate that employment will begin in October 2018. 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 drug and alcohol testing.

TO APPLY:
Send the following documents to Human Resources at humanresources@nulltranscon.com

  • one-page cover letter (mention any archaeological permits you may hold)
  • resume (3-page limit)
  • three references (include a supervisor and a co-worker)
  • writing sample
Title Senior Associate Archaeologist
Salary Comprehensive compensation and benefits program
Post Date 09-18-18
Location Seattle or Portland
Job Information

About the Company:

Environmental Science Associates (ESA) is a 475-person environmental consulting firm with a national reputation as an industry leader with offices located in California, Washington, Oregon and Florida. We currently have strategic growth trajectory expected within the next 5 years that will increase our staffing numbers and office locations. ESA specializes in all aspects of project planning, environmental analysis and assessment, natural resource management, environmental restoration and design, and regulatory compliance. For more than 45 years, our scientists and technical specialists have provided critical thinking and measured analysis to guide successful policy development, project planning, and enduring solutions. Our skilled managers, scientists, planners and engineers provide the kind of critical thinking, objectivity, dedication and responsiveness that is essential to a sustainable future and good environmental stewardship. ESA was founded on the principles of sound science, technical excellence, integrity, and credibility.

About the Position:

ESA is currently looking for an Archeologist to join our Northwest Cultural Resources Group to work with our collaborative team of archaeologists, historians, geoarchaeologists, and osteologists in our Seattle or Portland office. A successful candidate will be proficient with Section 106, Executive Order 05-05, SEPA, and NEPA and will have experience in the environmental consulting industry. A successful candidate would bring experience with writing environmental document sections, cultural resources technical reports, and leading cultural resources field projects.

Responsibilities:

  • Preparing cultural resource studies in compliance with relevant cultural resources regulations
  • Preparing cultural resources sections for SEPA and NEPA documents including Checklists/EISs/EAs
  • Preparing Cultural Resource Assessments for compliance with relevant cultural resources regulations
  • Consultation with SHPO, agencies, Tribes, project proponents
  • Preparing and implementing Archaeological Resources Monitoring Plans
  • Preparing Agreement Documents
  • Archaeological resources survey (including developing survey strategy, directing and/or conducting fieldwork) and resource documentation
  • Project management including budget and schedule oversight
  • Working with multidisciplinary teams
  • Familiarity with construction techniques and construction site safety; ability to coordinate with construction managers effectively
  • Familiarity with built environment resources is a plus
  • Assessing site significance under Section 106/NEPA and designing relevant mitigation measures to avoid significant impacts
  • Client relations, proposal writing, and marketing

Requirements:

  • Graduate Degree in Archaeology or related field and at least 5 years of professional experience
  • Registered Professional Archaeologist (RPA) preferred
  • Experience with SEPA, Section 106, and NEPA preferred
  • Experience working with Native American Tribes
  • Experience with project management
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • Ability to meet project deadlines, and manage workload in a dynamic setting
  • Interest and ability to develop and maintain client relationships and assist others in securing new clients and projects
  • Computer literacy with Word, and Excel, and familiarity with GIS (preferable)
  • Ability to travel (occasionally overnight) and work in diverse field conditions 

Desired:

  • Specialization in precontact or historic archaeology or related field
  • ODOT certified 

Benefits:

ESA is owned entirely by its employees, creating a unique ownership culture rooted in a commitment to do work that matters, technical excellence and professional development.  ESA’s comprehensive compensation and benefits program reflects our commitment to our employees. Our benefits include: 401(k) Salary Deferral Plan with company match program, Employee Stock Ownership Plan, medical and dental insurance vision care, paid vacation, sick leave, 9 paid holidays, group term life insurance, short-term and long-term disability insurance, commuter/transit incentives, healthcare and daycare Flexible Spending Accounts (FSA), tuition reimbursement assistance, performance bonus plan, and employee referral bonus program.

Diversity:

At ESA, we value diversity, inclusion, and the solutions that come from collaborating with colleagues from a variety of backgrounds, experiences, and perspectives. With a culture built on mutual respect [for one another] and the opportunity to grow our careers, ESA celebrates differences in age, color, disability, ethnicity, family or marital status, gender identity or expression, language, national origin, race, religion, sexual orientation, veteran status, and other characteristics that make our employee-owners unique. 

How to Apply:

If you are interested in applying for this position, 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=5561&clientkey=0A2A2B3498A92573DA13BE33E8BDD296 

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

 

 

Title Archaeologist – Anthropologist
Salary TBD
Post Date 09-18-18
Location Auburn, CA
Job Information

Status:  Exempt

Department:  Preservation

Reports To:  Cultural Resources Manager

General Position Description:

The incumbent is responsible for identifying and protecting tribal cultural resources through surveys, site visits, document review, and government-to-government consultation. This includes reviewing and assessing geotechnical, geo-archaeological, and data recovery reports; performing records searches and field inspections; consulting with military, private, local, state and federal agencies; conducting site visits and field monitoring; supervising collection of field data; coordinating and supervising Tribal monitors during project and construction monitoring; reviewing and assessing monitoring reports; and preparing written letters, reports, comments, and map reviews for projects under SB18, AB52, CEQA, and Section 101, 106 and 110 of the NHPA.

Duties & Responsibilities:

  • Prepare and edit consultation letters.
  • Review Requests for Proposals from clients and lead agencies to determine project needs for cultural resources evaluations and prepare project-specific proposals for the appropriate cultural resources compliance documents;
  • Conduct records searches through the Tribal Historical Resources Information System (THRIS), and at the California Historical Resources Information System Information Centers;
  • Review regional literature, archival documents, historic maps, historic aerial photographs, and assessor parcel information;
  • Perform field surveys and site visits, collecting and analyzing data, and recording resources in the appropriate THRIS and DPR forms;
  • Assemble and supervise larger survey teams and groups of Tribal monitors when necessary;
  • Review and provide technical comments for State and Federal Environmental Impact Reports/Statements, Historical Property Surveys, Inventory and Evaluation Reports, and Archaeological Data Reports;
  • Review ethnographic, archaeological and anthropological investigations for compliance with lead agency and Tribal standards, which may include:
    • site delineation and GIS/GPS mapping;
    • artifact plotting;
    • drawing site sketch maps and taking field photos;
    • surface collection;
    • monitoring shovel test probes and test units;
    • monitoring depth and strata levels with off-set measurements;
    • soil screening and sampling;
    • artifact labeling and packaging; and
    • artifact catalogs;
  • Attend pre-construction and planning meetings with contractors, lead agencies, and interested parties in order to determine existing and needed archaeological studies and Mitigation Measures or Conditions of Approval for CEQA/NEPA projects;
  • Review and analyze Mitigation Monitoring and Reporting Programs, Historic Property Treatment Plans, and Unanticipated Discovery Plans;
  • Educate academics, professionals, consultants and agency staff about compliance with tribal cultural resource regulations;
  • Advise the Tribe, consultants, and agency staff on options to minimize impacts on known cultural resources, and recommend courses of action based on regulatory compliance and professional interpretations;
  • Review monitoring close-out reports and Near/Long Term Operation and Management Plans, with all pertinent field data included and analyzed, to meet lead agency and Tribal standards;
  • Work with and supervise interns; and
  • Participate in screening and interviewing prospective candidates for Tribal monitoring positions in the Tribal Preservation Department, as needed.

Knowledge, Skills & Abilities:

  • Ability to handle multiple assignments with differing deadlines simultaneously.
  • Excellent analytical skills.
  • Superior written and verbal communication skills.
  • Ability to effectively supervise, train, and enhance the capabilities of peers and subordinates.
  • Leadership skills, such as taking initiative, motivating and helping others, sharing pertinent information, encouraging teamwork, and providing feedback.
  • Ability to proactively and creatively adapt to various work-related challenges.
  • Ability to maintain a highly professional image in all work-related activities.
  • Valid driver’s license is required, as is the ability to safely operate a 4WD vehicle on rugged, backcountry roads.
  • Ability to travel to a location, walk, and conduct fieldwork for long hours, sometimes in inclement weather, through rugged terrain, often at high altitudes, while carrying equipment and supplies weighing up to 50 pounds.
  • Ability to travel by car, train, or airplane as needed for training, conferences, and professional meetings and projects throughout the United States.

Education and Qualifications Required: 

  • M.S. /M.A. in anthropology or archaeology.
  • Minimum of 6 years of experience as a professional archaeologist or anthropologist (RPA SoI PQS required).
  • Minimum of 3 years supervising laboratory or field crews.
  • Familiarity with information resources in the scientific community, including other archaeologists and paleontologists, college and university programs, research centers and libraries, and data depositories.
  • Familiarity with cultural resources sections of the California Environmental Quality Act (CEQA), the California Public Resources Code, the National Environmental Policy Act, Sections 101, 106 and 110 of the National Historic Preservation Act, the Archaeological Resources Protection Act, and the Native American Graves Protection and Repatriation Act.
  • Understanding of field work, consultation, and reporting requirements for various lead agencies, including, but not limited to: local cities and counties under CEQA; state agencies such as the California Department of Transportation; and federal lead agencies such as the United States Army Corps of Engineers, the Federal Communications Commission, Bureau of Land Management, and Bureau of Reclamation.
  • Expertise in MS Word, MS Excel, and Adobe Acrobat, with familiarity in MS Access.

Preferred Qualifications: 

  • Expertise in Central California archaeology with recognition among the regional scientific community, and general knowledge of the other Cultural Resources disciplines.
  • Registration with the Register of Professional Archaeologists (RPA).
  • Familiarity with GIS/GPS programs such as Google Earth, ArcGIS, ArcMap, and use of .KML and .KMZ files.
  • Osteology.

Special Requirements:

Must maintain STRICT CONFIDENTIALITY of all UAIC information received in trust and confidence.

Please email all resumes to resume@nullauburnrancheria.com or fax resumes to: (530) 878-5445.

Must type Archaeologist-Anthropologist in subject line to be considered

Title On-call field crew
Salary Comepetitive
Post Date 09-18-18
Location Southern California
Job Information

ECORP Consulting, Inc. in San Diego, California is currently accepting resumes for on-call field crew for archaeological projects in southern California, primarily focused in the San Diego area. Responsibilities largely include construction monitoring, but may also include 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 San Diego. 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 SENIOR PREHISTORIC ARCHAEOLOGIST-BAY AREA
Salary Competitive salary (based on experience)
Post Date 09-05-18
Location Marin County, California
Job Information

 

Far Western Anthropological Research Group, Inc. is seeking a Senior Prehistoric archaeologist for our new Bay Area office that will be located in Marin County, California. The full-time archaeologist will have the opportunity to lead archaeological investigations, including reporting, fieldwork, and background research and will participate in a wide range of projects in an environment of 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. We currently work with clients in the military, transportation, development, and energy sectors. Far Western believes in supporting scholarly research and publication and is an active member in the archaeological academic community of the Western United States. We provide the opportunity and support for our staff to conduct cultural resources management compliance investigations to the highest professional standards based on cumulative research, thus contributing to the evolution of the archaeological record through ongoing projects.

Benefits include, but are not limited to:             

  • Competitive salary (based on experience)
  • Health care and dental/vision stipend
  • 401k with company profit sharing
  • Support for conference and training attendance
  • Work environment and colleagues that are collectively focused on producing high quality cultural resources documents on a variety of projects
  • Family and dog friendly environment
  • Flexibility in regard to reducing commute logistics (i.e. flexible office hours and telecommuting)

Responsibilities include:

  • Leading archaeological investigations through report writing, fieldwork, and research throughout California and Great Basin
  • Native American consultation and collaboration
  • Mentoring junior staff
  • Conducting business development (Proposals/Marketing)

Job Requirements:

  • A or PhD. in anthropology or archaeology (or related field)
  • More than five years of experience conducting archaeology investigations in a CRM context including field directing and reporting on the identification and CRHR/NRHP evaluation of resources
  • Knowledge of the history, archaeology, and ethnography of California and the Great Basin
  • Demonstrated strong understanding of Section 106, CEQA, and Caltrans SER Vol. 2
  • Strong writing and organizational skills
  • Interest in and ability to positively and collaboratively interact with Native American representatives, clients, and co-workers
  • Demonstrated problem-solving skills, particularly in complex CRM settings
  • Sense of humor and ability to work collaboratively as well as independently

Send/email resume and three current references to: Far Western Anthropological Research Group, Inc.
2727 Del Rio Place, Suite A, Davis, CA, 95618 /530-756-3941/ hr@nullfarwestern.com.

http://farwestern.com/employment-opportunities/

Title SENIOR HISTORICAL ARCHAEOLOGIST- BAY AREA
Salary Competitive salary (based on experience)
Post Date 09-05-18
Location Marin County, CA
Job Information

 

Far Western Anthropological Research Group, Inc. is seeking a senior historical archaeologist for our new Bay Area office that will be located in Marin County, California. The full-time senior archaeologist will have the opportunity to lead historical archaeological investigations and will manage a wide range of projects while playing 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. We currently work with clients in the military, transportation, development, and energy sectors. Far Western believes in supporting scholarly research and publication and is an active member in the archaeological academic community of the Western United States. We provide the opportunity and support for our staff to conduct cultural resources management compliance investigations to the highest professional standards based on cumulative research, thus contributing to the evolution of the archaeological record through ongoing projects.

Benefits include, but are not limited to:             

  • Competitive salary (based on experience)
  • Health care and dental/vision stipend
  • 401k with company profit sharing
  • Support for conference and training attendance
  • Work environment and colleagues that are collectively focused on producing high quality cultural resources documents on a variety of projects
  • Family and dog friendly environment
  • Flexibility in regard to reducing commuting logistics (i.e. flexible office hours and telecommuting)

Responsibilities include:

  • Project Management
  • Principal Investigator on Projects throughout California and Great Basin
  • Business Development (Proposals/Marketing)
  • Mentor mid-level and junior staff

Job Requirements:

  • A. or Ph.D. in history, anthropology, or archaeology (or related field)
  • More than five years of experience conducting historical archaeological investigations in a CRM context with preference for Caltrans, San Francisco, urban environments, and Sierra experience
  • Knowledge of the history, archaeology, and ethnography of California and the Great Basin
  • Strong working knowledge of Section 106, CEQA, and Caltrans SER Vol. 2
  • 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
  • Sense of humor and ability to work collaboratively, as well as independently

Send/email resume and three current references to: Far Western Anthropological Research Group, Inc.
2727 Del Rio Place, Suite A, Davis, CA, 95618 /530-756-3941/ hr@nullfarwestern.com

http://farwestern.com/employment-opportunities/

Title STAFF ARCHAEOLOGIST-BAY AREA
Salary Competitive salary (based on experience)
Post Date 09-05-18
Location Marin County, California
Job Information

 

Far Western Anthropological Research Group, Inc. is seeking staff archaeologists for our new Bay Area office that will be located in Marin County, California. The full-time archaeologists will have the opportunity to support archaeological investigations, including reporting, fieldwork, and background research and will participate in a wide range of projects while growing their skills in an environment of 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. We currently work with clients in the military, transportation, development, and energy sectors. Far Western believes in supporting scholarly research and publication and is an active member in the archaeological academic community of the Western United States. We provide the opportunity and support for our staff to conduct cultural resources management compliance investigations to the highest professional standards based on cumulative research, thus contributing to the evolution of the archaeological record through ongoing projects.

Benefits include, but are not limited to:             

  • Competitive salary (based on experience)
  • Health care and dental/vision stipend
  • 401k with company profit sharing
  • Support for conference and training attendance
  • Work environment and colleagues that are collectively focused on producing high quality cultural resources documents on a variety of projects
  • Family and dog friendly environment
  • Flexibility in regard to reducing commuting logistics (i.e. flexible office hours and telecommuting)

Responsibilities include:

  • Contributing to archaeological investigations through report writing, fieldwork, and research throughout California and Great Basin
  • Native American consultation and collaboration
  • Participating in business development (Proposals/Marketing)

Job Requirements:

  • M.A. in history, anthropology or archaeology (or related field)
  • Minimum of three years of experience conducting archaeology in a CRM context including both field and reporting – prehistoric and/or historic resources
  • Knowledge of the history, archaeology, and ethnography of California and the Great Basin
  • Knowledge of Section 106, CEQA, and Caltrans SER Vol. 2 and interest in developing compliance skills
  • Strong writing and organizational skills
  • Interest in and ability to positively and collaboratively interact with Native American representatives, clients, and co-workers
  • Demonstrated problem-solving skills, particularly in complex CRM settings
  • Sense of humor and ability to work collaboratively as well as independently

Send/email resume and three current references to: Far Western Anthropological Research Group, Inc.
2727 Del Rio Place, Suite A, Davis, CA, 95618 /530-756-3941/ hr@nullfarwestern.com

http://farwestern.com/employment-opportunities/

Title Lab Technician
Salary TBD
Post Date 08-15-18
Job Information

 

Lab assistant needed for the El Dorado Hills archaeological laboratory. Must be local to the area. Position is on an as needed, part time only basis.

Duties include:

  • Processing artifacts
  • Sorting artifacts
  • Labeling artifacts for curation

In addition, the candidate also has the opportunity to learn obsidian hydration preparation, if desired. Pay is based on experience and education level. If interested in the position please contact Cathy Hamman at hamman@nullpacificlegacy.com or (916) 358-5156 ext. 100.

Title Archaeological Technician
Salary Compensation is commensurate with experience.
Post Date 08-10-18
Location Santa Cruz
Job Information

 

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.

Crew member must possess a minimum of an A.A or B.A., completion of certified field school, as well as a basic understanding of archaeological method and theory. Crew member must retain basic field and lab skills required for construction monitoring, survey, excavation, and laboratory work including:

  • Experience with a compass, reading topographic, aerial, and project maps
  • Ability to draw site and feature maps (plan and profile views) and complete standard archaeological site records
  • Performs basic excavation skills including an ability to fill out record forms in an accurate and concise manner
  • Ability to conduct basic identification of cultural materials in the field and in the lab
  • Ability to carry gear and perform surveys for several days straight over rugged terrain
  • Carry out laboratory procedures such as washing and organizing materials in the field
  • Carry out additional laboratory procedures such as cleaning, sorting, cataloging, and accessions
  • Enter archaeological artifact and project data in appropriate forms and databases
  • Prepare artifacts for curation according to standard Albion guidelines
  • Communicate project needs efficiently and effectively while conducting construction monitoring
  • Performs all of the above under the direction of a supervisor

To apply for this position, please send a resume to: cconvisser@nullalbionenvironmental.com

 

Title Archaeological Technicians
Salary $18 and $23 an hour.
Post Date 08-07-18
Location Northern California, Nevada, and southern Oregon
Job Information

Native-X, Inc. has acquired additional contracts and is still looking for the right individuals to help with fieldwork beginning immediately and continuing into the fall when the snow shuts us down.  We need two to three archaeological technicians to assist our core group in conducting survey for projects in northern California, Nevada, and southern Oregon.  Experience in California and Great Basin archaeology is preferred.  Successful candidates will have at least a BA/BS degree in anthropology/archaeology and at least 6 months survey experience.  Some projects will require camping and others will utilize motels.  The ability to walk 7-9 miles a day across a variety of terrain is also a must.  SCA wage rates apply and vary by location but for the most part are between $18 and $23 an hour.  Per diem and lodging are paid during work sessions.  Individuals from the Reno / Sacramento region may be given preference.  Native-X is celebrating its 20th year conducting archaeological investigations.  We prefer individuals who work hard, like to learn, and who get along well in small groups.

Please send resume and at least three references to John@nullNative-X.com.  Native-X, Inc. is a veteran-owned, small business and GSA contract holder.  To know more about us, visit our website at www.Native-X.com.

Title Archaeologist
Salary TBD
Post Date 08-06-18
Location San Francisco & Northern CA
Job Information

We are currently seeking an Archaeologist to support our cultural resources practice in our San Francisco, CA office. Applicants living throughout Northern CA are encouraged to apply if they have the knowledge and experience requested below.

Job Description  

As an Archaeologist at ICF, you will lead and/or contribute to archaeology and cultural resources studies as either stand-alone projects or as part of larger multi-disciplinary projects. You will also lead or participate in research, fieldwork, laboratory analysis, monitoring, and preparation of technical reports and environmental documents. Duties will include conducting or directing background research, survey, testing, evaluation, data recovery, and construction monitoring, laboratory work, report preparation as well as other tasks. You will also be expected to contribute to marketing and proposal efforts for cultural resources opportunities or as part of a larger team on multi-disciplinary opportunities.

Key Responsibilities

  • Lead and coordinate technical work in archaeology.
  • Evaluate resources for the National Register and California Register.
  • Write and produce reports or documents.
  • Work with other cultural resources staff who provide technical support in field and office settings.
  • Collaborate with architectural and landscape historians toward an integrated multi-disciplinary approach to cultural resources investigations.
  • Develop resource management recommendations and assess project effects on resources.
  • Collaborate in an integrated team with engineers, scientists, planners, regulators, and other stakeholders.

Basic Qualifications

  • Master’s degree in Archaeology or related field.
  • 5+ years of professional, related experience.
  • Demonstrated capability to serve as technical lead on archaeological studies.
  • Knowledge of CEQA, NEPA, NHPA, and other state and federal environmental regulations.

Preferred Skills/Experience

  • Excellent technical writing and communication skills
  • Cultural specializations such as historic architecture, historic archaeology, or bioarchaeology.
  • Project coordination or project management skills demonstrated by previous work experience.
  • Participation in and management of project budget development, project schedules, tracking and production of deliverables, and oversight of QA/QC process tracking.
  • Experience in business development, proposal, and marketing.

Professional Skills

  • The position requires strong coordination, analytical and people skills.
  • Strong organizational and time management skills.
  • Ability to work effectively in multi-disciplinary teams.
  • Use of MS Word, Excel, PowerPoint, and Outlook.

ICF offers an excellent benefits package, an award winning talent development program, and fosters a highly skilled, energized and empowered workforce. ICF is an equal opportunity employer that values diversity at all levels. (EOE – Minorities/Females/ Protected Veterans Status/Disability Status/Sexual Orientation/Gender Identity)

https://www.icf.com/careers/jobs/R1801497

Pay Transparency Statement: For more information, please click here: https://www.dol.gov/ofccp/pdf/pay-transp_formattedESQA508c.pdf

Title Senior Archaeologist
Salary Compensation is commensurate with experience.
Post Date 07-12-18
Location Santa Cruz
Job Information

 

 

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 historical archaeology (preferably with additional experience in prehistoric archaeology)
  • Substantial experience directing field projects
  • Expertise in a technical specialty
  • Excellent communication and writing skills

Position Description:

The Senior Archaeologist possesses a minimum of an MA in Anthropology, with four to ten years technical experience. 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, Section 106, and NAGPRA), formal training on a broad range of projects, a background in California history and/or prehistory, 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 Senior Archaeologist is a leadership role. The employee is expected to professionally represent Albion to clients, subcontractors, 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 historic archaeology is required, and additional experience in prehistoric archaeology is highly preferred. Excellent communication and writing skills are also required.

The Senior Archaeologist has a technical specialty (e.g., faunal analysis, GIS), and applies their expertise on Albion proposals and projects. Employee has developed and practiced an experienced methodology for their specialized analyses (i.e., understands attributes, data recordation, and data analysis). Further, they are well versed in the literature related to their specialty, and have 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.). They work closely with Principal Investigators and Project Managers in the preparation of project research designs, scopes, and budgets, related to the employee’s area of expertise. 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. The Senior Archaeologist has outstanding writing skills and effectively and efficiently authors the specialist’s section of a report (Methods and Results). They also work cooperatively with PIs to incorporate their ideas into discussion and interpretation report sections.

On field projects, the Senior Archaeologist is in a position of leadership, and is a seasoned Field Director. They direct and manage archaeological field crews in a collaborative way. They are expected to respectfully communicate with Albion staff, clients, other subcontractors, and the public, at all times. The Field Director is creative and respectful in their approach to problem solving, leadership, and conflict resolution. The Field Director works in unison with the PI and PM. They fully understand the scope of work, are responsible for executing excavation guidelines and strategies as dictated by the project PI, and adhere to established timelines and budgets. They also assist the PI/PM as requested with field logistics, such as attending construction or client meetings, coordinating with crew regarding field and laboratory schedules, communicating with Native American monitors and subcontractors regarding daily schedules, managing vehicles and equipment, managing day-to-day interactions with the public, and recognizing and appropriately addressing health and safety issues. The Field Director is accountable for documenting all data recovery efforts. They are well versed in data collection methods and technologies. They are also extremely organized and are able to effectively manage and organize those data in the field, as well as post-field work.

http://www.albionenvironmental.com/join-the-albion-team/

To Apply:

Send a letter of interest and CV to Cindy Convisser, Project Administrator at

cconvisser@albionenvironmental.com

Position is open until filled.

Title Archaeologist
Salary TBD
Post Date 07-09-18
Location San Francisco
Job Information

 

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Title Managing Principal – Cultural Resources
Salary Competitive Compensation Package
Post Date 04-26-18
Location Hemet
Job Information
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
Job Information

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
Job Information

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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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