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 On-Call Archaeological Technician and On-Call Paleontological Technician
Salary Wage Commensurate with Experience
Post Date 08-16-19
Location Los Angeles County, CA. Project is in the Sylmar Area
Job Information

Red Tail Environmental is a Native American owned firm providing cultural resources and paleontological services across Southern California.  

We have an immediate need for On-Call Archaeological and Paleontological Field Technicians for construction monitoring work in Los Angeles County, CA, within the Sylmar Area. 

An A.A., B.A., or B.S. in Anthropology, Geology, Paleontology or a closely related field, an archaeological or paleontological field school, and experience in Southern California is preferred. Monitors must have a valid CA Driver’s License in good standing, access to reliable transportation, ability to work in extreme climatic conditions, in cold or hot weather, and ability to carry 30 lbs. over rough terrain during the course of an 8-hour work day. Cross trained monitors in archaeology and paleontology are highly encouraged to apply.

The Archaeological Field Technician must possess basic archaeological field skills, including:

Ability to identify local cultural materials in the field 

Ability to take comprehensive notes and fill out archaeological forms

Ability to read topographic and project maps

Ability to perform archaeological surveys and excavations

Ability to communicate with construction contractors, Native American monitors, and archaeological supervisors during monitoring jobs

The Paleontological Field Technician must possess basic paleontological field skills, including:

Experience identifying and analyzing a wide variety of vertebrate, invertebrate, plant and trace paleontological remains in the field

Ability to take comprehensive notes and fill out paleontological forms

Knowledge of paleontological monitoring, mitigation, and salvage principles and standards preferred

Field experience should include jacketing and recovering fossils, fossil locality and geologic data recovery, and stratigraphic measurement

Ability to communicate with construction contractors and paleontological supervisors during monitoring jobs

To apply for this position, please send a resume, two references, and cover letter to: jobs@nullredtailenvironmental.com. Competitive wages are based on level of education and experience. All work is currently local and no per diem is available. Red Tail Environmental is an Equal Opportunity Employer and values a diverse work force.

Title Senior Architectural Historian
Salary Competitive compensation package
Post Date 08-15-19
Location Any Æ office within CA or Remote
Job Information

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

Duties:

The Senior Architectural Historian will manage and direct larger and more complex cultural resources projects under the direction of a Principal and will supervise and review the work of junior staff. The Senior Architectural Historian is responsible for ensuring the quality of all project work, including historical and technical reporting. Job duties will include conducting and directing architectural and historical structure surveys; recording and evaluating historic built environment resources according to National Register of Historic Places (NRHP) and CRHR criteria; archival research; authorship of technical reports; preparation of proposals; participation in marketing and business development.

Skill Requirements:

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

Education/Experience:

  • Advanced degree in history, art history, architectural history, historic preservation, or related field required.
  • Minimum of 7 years progressively responsible employment in CRM which includes managing historic built environment projects and preparing proposals and demonstrated supervision or management experience.
  • Meet the Secretary of the Interior’s Professional Qualification Standards for an Architectural Historian.

Compensation: 

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

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

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

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

 

Title  EXAMINATION ANNOUNCEMENT ASSOCIATE STATE ARCHEOLOGIST
Salary TBD
Post Date 08-14-19
Location Statewide
Job Information
 
Department of Parks and Recreation 
EXAMINATION ANNOUNCEMENT ASSOCIATE STATE ARCHEOLOGIST OPEN

The following Departmental examination announcement has been released:

Exam Title:                  Associate State Archeologist
Exam Code:                 9PR17
Filing Period:               August 14, 2019 – September 11, 2019
Contact:                      Jacques Carter (916) 654-9420

Review the attached examination announcement in its entirety, as each examination application process & testing method may differ from previous administrations.

For additional information, please see the attachment above.  Copies of the announcement are also available in Personnel Services, Room 1018, in the Resources Building.

NotePlease include the exam code above on your application if you are interested in applying. Thank you!

STATE OF CALIFORNIA

Department of Parks and Recreation 
EXAMINATION ANNOUNCEMENT ASSOCIATE STATE ARCHEOLOGIST OPEN

THE STATE OF CALIFORNIA IS AN EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER TO ALL, REGARDLESS OF AGE, ANCESTRY, COLOR, DISABILITY (MENTAL AND PHYSICAL), EXERCISING THE RIGHT TO FAMILY CARE AND MEDICAL LEAVE, GENDER, GENDER EXPRESSION, GENDER IDENTITY, GENETIC INFORMATION, MARITAL STATUS, MEDICAL CONDITION, MILITARY OR VETERAN STATUS, NATIONAL ORIGIN, POLITICAL AFFILIATION, RACE, RELIGIOUS CREED, SEX (INCLUDES PREGNANCY, CHILDBIRTH, BREASTFEEDING AND RELATED MEDICAL CONDITIONS), AND SEXUAL ORIENTATION.

IT IS AN OBJECTIVE OF THE STATE OF CALIFORNIA TO ACHIEVE A DRUG-FREE WORK PLACE. ANY APPLICANT FOR STATE EMPLOYMENT WILL BE EXPECTED TO BEHAVE IN ACCORDANCE WITH THIS OBJECTIVE BECAUSE THE USE OF ILLEGAL DRUGS IS INCONSISTENT WITH THE LAW OF THE STATE, THE RULES GOVERNING CIVIL SERVICE, AND THE SPECIAL TRUST PLACED IN PUBLIC SERVANTS.

POSITIONS EXIST

Statewide

SALARY RANGE

$5256 – $6531

WHO SHOULD APPLY

Applicants who meet the requirements as stated in the minimum qualifications section of this announcement. Applications will not be accepted on a promotional basis.

FILING INSTRUCTIONS

Final Filing Date: September 11, 2019

Examination and/or Employment application (STD. 678) forms are available at the California Department of Human Resources, local offices of the Employment Development Department, and through your CalCareer Account at www.calcareers.ca.govApplications postmarked or personally hand delivered after the final filing date will not be accepted for any reason.

Applications must include the following information in the section titled: “Examination(s) or Job Title(s) for which you are applying”

  • Exam Title: Associate State Archeologist
  • Exam Code: 9PR17

Only applications for the Associate State Archeologist will be accepted. If you are applying for multiple examinations you must file a separate application for each one. Failure to do so will result in the rejection of your application from this examination.

Do not send your application via office or interoffice mail. Applications received by this manner will not be accepted and cannot be returned pursuant to California Code of Regulations §174. Mobile Bar Codes, such as the Quick Response (QR) Codes available at the USPS, are not considered Postmark dates for the purpose of determining timely filing of an application.

EXAMINATION INFORMATION TRAINING AND EXPERIENCE EXAMINATION – WEIGHTED 100%

The examination is based solely on your Training and Experience. The Training and Experience (T&E) Examination will consist of statements designed to measure how your training and work history have provided you the essential knowledge, skills, and abilities, and potential to effectively perform the duties relative to the classification.

To obtain a position on the eligible list, a minimum score of 70% must be attained.

Applicants who meet the minimum qualifications will be emailed the link to the T&E examination. Be sure to include your current/valid email address on your applicationFailure to provide your current/valid email address will prevent you from taking the examination.

WHERE TO APPLY

Applications may be delivered in person or by mail. Please submit to:

By mail:

Department of Parks and Recreation Attention: Selections Unit/ Jacques Carter

P.O. Box 942896 Sacramento, CA 94296-0001

In person:

Department of Parks and Recreation Attention: Selections Unit/ Jacques Carter 1416 9th Street, Room 1018 (10th floor) Sacramento, CA 95814

ELIGIBLE LIST INFORMATION

A departmental statewide eligible list will be established for use by all State agencies. This list will be abolished 12 months after it is established unless the needs of the service and conditions of the list warrant a change in this period.

REQUIREMENTS FOR ADMITTANCE TO THE EXAMINATION

All applicants must meet the education and/or experience requirements for this examination by September 11, 2019, the final filing date.

All applications/resumes must include “from” and “to” employment dates (month/day/year), time base, and applicable civil service class titles. Applications/resumes received without this information will be rejected.

If education is required to meet the minimum qualifications, include on the application (question #13) the name and location of the institution, course of study, units completed (semester/quarter), diploma, degree, or certificate obtained, and date completed. Note: Prior to appointment, applicants considered for hire from the eligibility list must provide their official transcripts from the applicable institution(s) if education is used to meet the minimum qualifications.

Acceptable course work and degrees must be completed at a regionally accredited institution. Course work completed in other states is acceptable as long as the institution holds regional accreditation through an accrediting body. Course work and degrees completed outside of the United States must be evaluated by an approving foreign transcript evaluation agency before they may be used for credentialing purposes.

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS

Qualifying experience may be combined on a proportionate basis if the requirements stated include more than one pattern and are distinguished as “Either” I, “Or” II, “Or” III, etc. For example, candidates possessing qualifying experience amounting to 50% of the required time of Pattern I, and additional experience amounting to 50% of the required time of Pattern II, may be admitted to the examination as meeting 100% of the overall experience requirement.

Either I

Experience: Two years of experience performing the duties of a Assistant State Archeologist (Range B) in the California state service.

Or II

Experience: Three years of increasingly responsible professional experience in research, writing, or project supervision in archeological investigation or cultural resource management and protection programs, two years of which shall have been working at a level of responsibility equivalent to an Assistant State Archeologist, Range B, in the California state service.

AND

Education: Equivalent to graduation from college with major course work in archeology or anthropology. (A graduate degree in archeology or anthropology, may be substituted for up to one year of the required general experience and one year of required experience equivalent to Range B.)

OUT-OF-CLASS EXPERIENCE CREDIT FOR EXAMS

Employees may use their out-of-class experience for examination purposes. Submit a completed DPR 965 form along with required documentation (refer to DAM Section 0205, page 02-9) for approval.

Per California Code of Regulations (CCR) 212 (1) (A): Requests shall not be made prior to performing out-of-class duties a minimum of 30 consecutive calendar days, nor later than one year after the ending date of the out-of-class duties.

POSITION DESCRIPTION

This is the full journey level. Under general direction, incumbents perform the more difficult or varied work of archeological investigation and cultural resource management; incumbents direct and coordinate major archeological excavation projects; provide research data and advice; prepare and submit project budget requests; prepare scientific publications; may act in a lead capacity; may train departmental staff as well as other personnel (including personnel in other State, Federal, and local agencies) in archeological methods and cultural resources management techniques; may budget and administer Federal and State funds; represent the Department in cultural resource matters at meetings with governmental entities, educational institutions, and other groups; and do other related work

EXAMINATION SCOPE

Knowledge of:

  1. Principles and practices of archeological resource management and preservation.
  2. Techniques for the preservation of archeological collections.
  3. The major aspects of American archeological field methods.
  4. Laboratory and museum techniques, procedures, and operations.
  5. Indians of Western North America.
  6. Geology.
  7. Paleontology.
  8. Ecology.
  9. Comparative osteology.
  10. California history.
  11. Basic techniques of surveying.
  12. Archeological research methods.
  13. Literature and publications dealing with archeological and ethnographical methods and techniques.
  14. Private and public organizations concerned with anthropological research in California.

Ability to:

  1. Prepare accurate drawings and take photographs of archeological remains, artifacts, and related materials for use in published reports.
  2. Read and prepare maps.
  3. Perform archeological field work.
  4. Coordinate the efforts of small work teams.
  5. Identify and record pertinent data revealed during excavations.
  6. Evaluate environmental impacts upon various archeological resources and develop and recommend effective mitigation procedures.
  7. Speak and write effectively.
  8. Keep necessary records and prepare reports.
  9. Analyze situations accurately and take effective action.
  10. Evaluate complex archeological and ethnographic studies.
  11. Develop innovative resource management programs for the protection, restoration and perpetuation of cultural resources.
  12. Coordinate and lead the work of others.
  13. Provide instruction in archeological excavation techniques.
  14. Prepare clear, complete and technically accurate reports.
  15. Plan, organize, and lead archeological field projects.

SPECIAL PERSONAL CHARACTERISTICS

Willingness to travel throughout the State and work irregular hours.

VETERANS’ PREFERENCE

Will be awarded in this examination, pursuant to Government Code Section 18973.1, effective January 1, 2014, as follows:

  1. Any veteran, widow or widower of a veteran, or spouse of a 100 percent disabled veteran, who achieves a passing score in an entrance examination, shall be ranked in the top rank of the resulting eligibility list. Any veteran who has been dishonorably discharged or released is not eligible for veteran’s preference.
  2. An entrance examination is defined, under the law, as any open competitive examination.
  3. Veterans’ Preference is not granted once a person achieves permanent civil service status.

CAREER CREDITS

Career credits are not granted in open examinations..

CONFIDENTIALITY AND SECURITY

Pursuant to Government Code Sections 19680(c) and 19681(b) it is unlawful to copy and/or furnish confidential examination material for the purpose of either improving or injuring the chances of any person or to obtain examination questions or other examination material before, during, or after an examination. Every person violating these provisions is guilty of a misdemeanor, and adverse action will be pursued. This may result in the person being barred from competition in future examinations, withheld from certification lists, or cancellation of eligibility for employment in state civil service.

GENERAL INFORMATION

If you meet the requirements, you may take this examination, which is competitive. Possession of the entrance requirement does not assure a place on the eligible list. Your performance in the examination described on this bulletin will be compared with the performance of the others who take this test, and all candidates who pass will be ranked according to their scores.

The Department of Parks and Recreation reserves the right to revise the examination plan to better the needs of the service if the circumstances under which this examination was planned changes. Such revision will be in accordance with civil service laws and rules and all competitors will be notified.

Eligible Lists: Eligible lists established by competitive examination, regardless of date, must be used in the following order: 1) sub-divisional promotional, 2) departmental promotional, 3) multi-departmental promotional, 4) service-wide promotional, 5) departmental open, 6) open. When there are two lists of the same kind, the older must be used first. Eligible lists will expire in one to four years unless otherwise stated on this bulletin.

General Qualifications: Candidates must possess essential personal qualifications including integrity, initiative, dependability, good judgment, and ability to work cooperatively with others; and a state of health consistent with the ability to perform the assigned duties of the class. A medical examination may be required. In open examinations, investigation may be made of employment records and personal history, and fingerprinting may be required.

Veterans’ Preference: Veteran status is verified by the California Department of Human Resources (CalHR). Directions to apply for Veterans’ Preference are on the Veterans’ Preference Application (CalHR 1093), which is available at www.jobs.ca.gov, and the Department of Veterans Affairs.

High School Equivalence: Equivalence to completion of the 12th grade may be demonstrated in any one of the following ways: 1) passing the General Education Development (GED) Test; 2) completion of 12 semester units of college-level work; 3) certification from the State Department of Education, a local school board, or high school authorities that the candidate is considered to have education equivalent to graduation from high school; or 4) for clerical and accounting classes, substitution of business college work in place of high school on a year-for-year basis.

DEPARTMENT OF PARKS AND RECREATION

Personnel Office/Selection Unit 1416 9th Street, Room 1018, Sacramento, CA 95814 (916) 654-9420

TDD is Telecommunications Device for the Deaf and is reachable only from phones equipped with a TDD Device 1 (800) 735-2929 (TT/TDD) 1 (800) 735-2922 (Voice)

Title Project Manager
Salary Salary based on experience.
Post Date 08-12-19
Location West Sacramento
Job Information

Tremaine & Associates, Inc., a Cultural Resource Management and Geophysics firm, is seeking a full-time Project Manager to work out of our West Sacramento office.

Duties:

  • Manage cultural resources projects throughout California and report to the Principal Investigator;
  • Management of survey, evaluation, and data recovery in support of Section 106, NEPA, and CEQA compliance;
  • Preparation and implementation of environmental documents, research designs, treatment plans, and technical report writing;
  • Native American consultation;
  • Participate in marketing, new business development, proposal preparation, and client development;
  • Supervise and mentor mid-level and junior staff.

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 management experience in CRM.

 

Skill Requirements:

  • Ability to demonstrate written and verbal communication skills, strong technical writing, editing, and report review skills using Microsoft Office products;
  • Experience in independently preparing technical reports;
  • Previous experience managing budgets, supervising personnel, task management, and proposal preparation;
  • Business development skills and experience in reviewing contracts and making bid decisions;
  • 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 diverse teams of people;
  • Knowledge of the history, archaeology, and ethnography of California;
  • Project management experience including the ability to positively interact with clients;
  • Excellent problem-solving skills, particularly in complex CRM settings.

Salary based on 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:

efernandez@nulltremaine.us

 

 

 

 

Title SENIOR STATE ARCHEOLOGIST
Post Date 08-08-19
Location Colorado Desert District
Job Information
 
JC-165448 – SENIOR STATE ARCHEOLOGIST
SENIOR STATE ARCHEOLOGIST

$6,608.00 – $8,214.00 per Month

Final Filing Date: 8/19/2019

SENIOR STATE ARCHEOLOGIST – COLORADO DESERT DISTRICT

The reporting location for this position is Colorado Desert District.  This position will work under the general direction of the District Superintendent I. 

This position is responsible for supervising the District Cultural Resource Program that supports statewide efforts to protect and preserve cultural resources in the California State Parks System. The District consists of Anza-Borrego Desert State Park®, Cuyamaca Rancho State Park and Palomar Mountain State Park. The Senior State Archeologist plans, organizes, and directs the work of the District’s professional and technical cultural resources staff; oversees programs of acquisition, conservation, registration, interpretation, and storage of museum objects at established museum facilities; coordinates and directs cultural resource planning and management efforts and activities; analyzes technical data and formulates, implements, administers, and makes appropriate recommendations and presentations regarding districtwide cultural resource policies, programs and plans; completes program objectives and product submittals on schedule and in budget; and develops and serves on task forces and other committees while maintaining professional, collaborative relations with various constituents, including government-to-government relations with tribes, academic and professional institutions and other heritage partners.

Who May Apply

Individuals who are currently in the State classification, eligible for lateral transfer, eligible for reinstatement, have list eligibility, are in the process of obtaining list eligibility, or have SROA and/or Surplus eligibility (please attach your letter, if available). SROA and Surplus candidates are given priority; therefore, individuals with other eligibility may be considered in the event no SROA or Surplus candidates apply. 

View the job at CalCareers

(https://www.jobs.ca.gov/CalHrPublic/Jobs/JobPosting.aspx?JobControlId=165448)

Title Archaeologist – Archaeologist KM906918729
Salary TBD
Post Date 08-05-19
Location Sutter Basin area
Job Information

Archaeologist – Archaeologist  KM906918729

We have an immediate opportunity for an Archaeologist for the Sutter Basin area. The candidate should be resourceful, dedicated, and organized, and will work under the supervision of the Field Director or Project Director during survey and/or excavation projects. Familiarity with GPS units, DPR 523 forms, and digital data collection are a plus but not required. This position is for active monitoring of construction activities.

Essential Responsibilities & Duties:

  • Perform cultural resources monitoring at construction sites to implement mitigation measures to avoid impacts to cultural resources
  • Conduct archaeological field surveys
  • Record data for scientific and compliance purposes using company forms and established field methodology
  • Prepare daily progress/monitoring reports as needed by the project
  • Use GPS equipment (Garmin/Trimble) for field data collection
  • Work independently or as part of a team
  • Conduct field surveys as needed
  • Complete other duties as assigned

Minimum Qualifications:

  • Master’s degree in anthropology, archaeology, historic archaeology, or a related field
  • At least one year of full-time professional experience or equivalent specialized training in archaeological research, administration, or management training in archaeological research, administration, or management
  • At least four months of supervised field and analytic experience in general North American archaeology
  • Preferred experience on Sacramento River or tributaries to the Sacramento River
  • Demonstrated ability to carry out research to completion
  • Demonstrated ability to complete National Register of Historic Places (NRHP) evaluations for cultural resources
  • Demonstrated ability to identify and assess subsurface and surface archaeological deposits.
  • Valid driver’s license, good driving record, access to reliable transportation
  • Computer literate

(Archaeologist, Anthropology, Historic Archaeology, Cultural Resources, Archaeological Research

Interested candidates may email an updated resume to Frontdesk@null347group.com

Title Archaeological/Paleontological Monitors
Salary Competitive wages are based on level of education and experience.
Post Date 08-05-19
Location San Diego
Job Information

ECORP Consulting, Inc. in San Diego, California is seeking temporary on-call archaeological monitors with paleontological training and experience for upcoming projects in San Diego County. Job duties will include monitoring for cultural and paleontological resources during construction of public infrastructure projects, identification and documentation of cultural resources, identification of paleontological resources, on-site coordination with contractor work crews and agency officials, coordination with Native American monitors, and associated reporting. The ideal candidate will have an undergraduate degree (B.A. or B.S., master’s degree preferred) in archaeology, anthropology, or a related discipline from an accredited institution plus at least one year of professional experience in archaeological and paleontological monitoring and/or fieldwork in Southern California, knowledge of local Native American communities and their respective material culture, and knowledge of local geology and paleontology. Preference will be given for local monitors. Competitive wages are based on level of education and experience.

 

If interested, please email your resume and at least two professional references to jobs@nullecorpconsulting.com. Please visit our website at http://www.ecorpconsulting.com to learn more about our company.  ECORP Consulting, Inc. is an EEO Employer.  

Title ARCHAEOLOGICAL TECHNICIANS
Salary $19 – $24 an hour
Post Date 07-22-19
Location Nevada and northern California
Job Information

Native-X, Inc.  WE GOT ADDITIONAL WORK so we need ADDITIONAL ARCHAEOLOGICAL TECHNICIANS.  Native-X is looking for two to three archaeological technicians to assist our core group in conducting surveys in Nevada and northern California.  Projects are beginning now and will continue until bad weather or snow prevents survey (mid-November?).  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.  Most projects will require camping.  SCA wage rates apply for most of the work and vary by location, but for the most part are between $19 and $24 an hour.  Per diem and lodging paid during work sessions.  We typically work 7 or 8 days on and 6 or 7 days off depending on location of project and workload.  Individuals from the Reno / Sacramento region may be given preference.  Native-X is celebrating its 21th year conducting archaeological investigations.  We prefer individuals who work hard, like to learn, and who are comfortable 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 07-17-19
Location Throughout California; Redlands, Riverside, Los Angeles, and Ventura are preferred.
Job Information

Rincon Consultants is a leader in providing quality environmental consulting services throughout California. Recognized as a Zweig Group nationally-ranked ‘Best Places to Work,’  we partner with clients in sectors such as transportation, energy and infrastructure, oil and gas, water, commercial and private development and government. Our 250+ associates in 13 offices located in northern, central, and southern CA are dedicated professionals who combine their passion with our purpose.

Rincon is seeking qualified field archaeologists for various projects throughout California. Redlands, Riverside, Los Angeles, and Ventura offices are preferred. Candidates must have professional archaeological field experience and be familiar with the practical requirements of survey, evaluation, and monitoring projects. Familiarity with the applications of CEQA and NEPA are preferred.

RESPONSIBILITIES

The candidate will be responsible for assisting senior archaeologists during survey, testing, field monitoring, and laboratory studies; preparing written information such as site forms and report sections; and working closely with other cultural resources staff, Rincon’s clients, and Native American representatives. Familiarity with California prehistoric and historical cultural resources and the culture history of California are required. Experience with GIS is preferred; the candidate should have experience with Trimble and/or Garmin GPS data collection. Candidates should have strong organizational skills.

Experience and Skills:

Education: A Bachelor’s degree in archaeology, anthropology, or a closely related field plus at least two (2) years of professional experience identifying, documenting, and evaluating cultural resources for significance. A Master’s degree may be used in lieu of one year of field experience. Cross training in paleontological studies is preferred. Candidate must be able to work independently and make on-the-ground decisions during monitoring and other fieldwork. Field experience within the Great Basin, Mojave, and California deserts is preferred.

Candidates must have their own transportation, a valid driver’s license, and must be able to pass a drug test. Candidates must also be able to hike 10-12 miles per day in often difficult terrain and harsh weather conditions while carrying up to 25 lbs. Availability to work extended field rotations (10-12 days at a time) and travel is required.

For more information and to apply visit our Careers Page at http://www.rinconconsultants.com/careers/

Title Cultural Resources Monitor / Archaeologist i
Salary TBD
Post Date 07-15-19
Location Fresno-Bakersfield Area
Job Information

TRC Solutions have immediate openings for a full‐time, permanent Cultural Resources Monitor / Archaeologist in the Fresno-Bakersfield Area.

TRC has more than 4,000 employees located in 120 offices throughout the United States, the UK and China. TRC is ranked #19 on ENR’s list of the Top 500 Design Firms in the United States.

Click the Link below to apply on our website:

https://recruiting.adp.com/srccar/public/RTI.home?c=1209901&d=ExternalCareerSite&r=5000485929306#/

Job Responsibilities:

  • The Archaeologist will be responsible for completing file reviews/background research, conducting field surveys and construction monitoring and authoring reports, as needed.
  • Assuming temporary work stoppages to permit a closer view of a potential discovery
  • Report any concerns or issues related to archaeological or cultural finds on the construction site to the Principal Investigator.
  • Documenting activities on a daily log which will be delivered to the Principal Investigator at the end of each work day
  • In addition, the Archaeologist must have experience preparing CEQA/NEPA sections.
  • Candidates must be comfortable with strenuous hiking and changing climate conditions.
  • Knowledge of San Joaquin Valley region in California culture and history.
  • Possess excellent written/verbal communication skills.
  • Ability to identify the artifacts and cultural features.
  • Work and communicate efficiently with other agencies, Native American Groups and construction crews.

Requirements

Job Requirements:

  • Ideal candidate will have at least 1 year of construction monitoring experience on linear projects for archaeological resources.
  • BA/BA in Archaeology or Anthropology preferred
  • MA/MS in Archaeology or Anthropology preferred
  • Must meet and/or exceed the archaeological qualifications described in the Secretary of Interior’s Professional Guidelines (Federal Register 48:190:44738-44739) (United States Department of the Interior 1983).
  • Self‐motivated, organized, and able to meet tight deadlines.
  • Possess a valid California Driver’s License with 3 years clean driving record.

TRC offers advancement potential and a competitive compensation and benefits package including a 401k plan with a company match. For more information please visit our website at www.trcsolutions.com

EOE: Minorities/Females/Protected Veterans/Disabled

#LI-SE1

 

Title Cultural Resources Technicians
Salary Competitive pay rate is commensurate with education and experience.
Post Date 07-15-19
Location Bay Area and Northern California
Job Information

Cogstone Resource Management Inc. seeks local, reliable, responsible cultural resource technicians to perform work in the San Francisco Bay area and in Northern California. Knowledge of California prehistoric and historical archaeology is required. As a staff member of a small business, Cultural Resources Technicians will be required  to perform a variety of tasks which include but are not limited to: excavation, field survey, lab work, monitoring, report writing, among others. Accepting both full time and part time applications. Previous experience is preferred. Current 40 HAZWOPR trained a plus.Job Description

Cultural resources technicians  provide technical support to professional archaeologists utilizing a basic understanding of anthropological and archaeological field techniques in connection with locating, testing, and evaluating cultural resource sites. Conducts pre-field research, field surveys, and site testing using a variety of reference materials. Search areas of proposed projects for evidence of historic and prehistoric remains. Determine exact location of sites and marks them on maps and aerial photographs. Insure that work assignments are carried out in a safe and timely manner according to established standards and procedures. Cleans and catalogs artifacts. Must be able to stand for ten hours although most projects work eight hour days. Ability to work well with construction crews and colleagues and to follow specific protocols is necessary.

Qualifications

  • California cultural resource experience
  • BA in Anthropology or a closely related field. Upper class Anthropology Juniors and Seniors also may apply.
  • Ability to conduct field work for long hours, in possible inclement weather conditions and the ability to carry equipment and supplies weighing up to 40 pounds
  • Applicant must have a valid driver’s license, good driving record, and their own vehicle

Skill Requirements

  • Restraint – the company prohibits any social media posting of work-related content and violation is a termination offense.
  • Confidence in the construction environment
  • Proficiency in use of tablets and standard office software
  • Excellent field notes
  • Experience in paleontology a plus
  • Ability to work independently with a diverse, multi-disciplinary team
  • Self-motivated with strong initiative

Compensation

Competitive pay rate is commensurate with education and experience.  

How to Apply

To apply, please submit a letter of interest, resume/curriculum vitae, and a list of three (3) references to:

resumes@nullcogstone.com, Your references should be people who can attest to your reliability, qualifications and skills.

Cogstone is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

Disclaimer: The above statements are intended to describe the general nature and level of work being performed by people assigned to this classification. They are not to be construed as an exhaustive list of all responsibilities,

duties, and skills required of personnel so classified. All personnel may be required to perform duties outside of their normal responsibilities from time to time, as needed.

Title Cultural Resources Principal Investigator
Salary TBD
Post Date 07-15-19
Location Pasadena
Job Information

SWCA is a nationwide environmental consulting firm. We help clients navigate the environmental compliance process using scientific expertise and in-depth knowledge of the industries we serve.

We are employee owned and we’ve been in business for more than 35 years and are recognized leaders for bringing sound science and creative solutions to our clients. Our biologists, archaeologists, planners, and technical experts work together to preserve natural and cultural resources for tomorrow while enabling projects that benefit people today.

About the opportunity

Do you thrive in the pursuit of ensuring excellence in environmental consulting services for your clients? SWCA Environmental Consultants is expanding their team and looking for dynamic individuals who are following their passion in delivering the highest-quality project work.

Our Pasadena office is seeking a Cultural Resources Principal Investigator to support its growing practice. The ideal candidate will assist the Program Director, Team Lead, and Project Managers with project coordination and quality control for cultural resource management projects and expand SWCA’s professional reputation in archaeological and historical consulting and research. This is a regular, full-time salaried position and will report to the Program Director. Salary will be based on individual qualifications and experience.

What you will accomplish

  • Serve as primary author on large technical reports, research designs, and other technical documents.
  • Conduct content edits of technical reports and site forms.
  • Oversee all aspects of field research, data collection, inventory, analysis, and final report production, ensuring these tasks are conducted in accordance with the QA/QC plan.
  • Assist with training and mentoring of staff in topics including NRHP/CRHR eligibility, implementation of research designs, and site recording protocols.
  • Take initiative, resolve problems, and create improved procedures to ensure that tasks are completed in the most effective manner.
  • Comply with SWCA and client safety programs and assist in the development of such programs.
  • Maintain good working relationships with state and federal agency contacts and clients.
  • Additional project management duties as needed: manage budgets, prepare proposals, interact with clients, and manage staff. 

Experience and qualifications for success

  • Minimum of a Master’s degree in Archaeology or Anthropology required; Ph.D. preferred
  • Minimum of five (5) years of supervisory and fieldwork experience required
  • Must demonstrate completion, at a PI level, of a minimum of one testing or data recovery excavation project (three or more projects a plus) involving primarily archaeological investigations and preparation of final reports consistent with the Secretary of the Interior’s Standards and Guidelines for Archeology and Historic Preservation. Projects shall have been performed under the jurisdiction of the National Historic Preservation Act or CEQA
  • Emphasis in California archaeology and a current technical specialization (i.e. lithic analysis, historical archaeology, GIS, architectural history, etc.)
  • Experience with NEPA, CEQA, and Section 106
  • Listed as a Registered Professional Archaeologist (or qualified for RPA status)
  • Past peer-reviewed publication record and conference presentation experience preferred
  • Experience with content edits of reports and a solid background of scheduling and budgeting of projects related to cultural resources
  • Ability to work independently as well as oversee small or large projects by working closely with Field Directors and Project Managers

SWCA Environmental Consultants is a growing employee-owned firm, providing a full spectrum of environmental services. With offices across the United States, SWCA is one of the largest environmental compliance firms and ranks among Engineering News-Record’s Top 200 Environmental Firms.

If you would like to contact SWCA regarding the accessibility of our website or need assistance completing the online application process due to a disability, please email accommodations@nullswca.com or call 800-828-8517. This contact information is for disability accommodation requests only. All other inquiries will not receive a response. 

EOE – women, minorities, individuals with disabilities and veterans are encouraged to apply.

Title Archaeological Field Technicians
Salary TBD
Post Date 07-15-19
Location San Diego County
Job Information

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

Projects

The current projected workload consists primarily of local non-per diem jobs.  Most of the work will entail daily commuting to and from job sites throughout San Diego County, California with the occasional short duration projects in adjacent counties such as Imperial, Orange, Riverside, Los Angeles, and San Bernardino.  Hiring will occur on an as-needed basis per individual project until fully staffed. 

Qualifications

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

– At least 5+ years of field work experience or equivalent
– Be willing to work in and adapt to a variety of environments and challenging field conditions
– Excellent writing and communication skills

Work duties will be performed outdoors and may occasionally be in remote backcountry environments. Duties may require hiking over long distances, standing for long durations, and the lifting and transport of loads up to 25 lbs.

How to Apply: Send your cover letter and CV/resume to jobs@nullasmaffiliates.com using the subject line: Field Technician – SD County.

ASM Affiliates, Inc. is an Equal Opportunity Employer

 

Title Senior Archaeologist
Salary TBD
Post Date 07-15-19
Location Sacramento, California
Job Information

ASM Affiliates (ASM) has an immediate opening for a full-time Senior Archaeologist in our Sacramento office. ASM is a consulting firm specializing in archaeology, history, architectural history and cultural resource management (CRM) with offices throughout the western U.S. and Hawaii. The successful candidate will be an integral member of our dedicated team of professionals and work in a collegial and positive environment.

The Senior Archaeologist will manage and lead research, fieldwork, laboratory analysis, monitoring, and preparation of technical reports for survey, testing, evaluation, data recovery, and construction monitoring projects. Position requires a command of federal (NEPA, NHPA Section 106) and state (CEQA) cultural resource laws and regulations, excellent verbal and communication skills, time management, technical skills. The Senior Archaeologist is expected to lead or significantly contribute to business development, marketing, and proposal efforts for cultural resource opportunities. Previous experience in California and the Great Basin is preferred, as is prior experience serving as lead author for Section 106 and CEQA compliance reports.

 

Requirements include an M.A. or Ph.D. degree in anthropology, archaeology, historical archaeology, or related field required. Prior Project Manager experience preferred. Minimum of 5 years of supervisory or management experience in CRM. Additionally, the ideal candidate should have experience with business development and staff mentorship, strong technical writing skills, excellent organizational and communication skills and ability to positively interact with clients, previous experience managing budgets, supervising personnel, task management, proposal preparation, and demonstrated leadership skills.

ASM offers a compensation package that includes competitive pay, professional development, a comprehensive benefits package including medical and dental, paid vacation/sick, and holiday leave, participation in the Employee Stock Ownership Plan, 401k, and bonus plan. The salary for this position will be commensurate with the applicant’s credentials, experience and industry standards.

Please apply by sending your CV/resume and a writing sample to jobs@nullasmaffiliates.com.

 ASM Affiliates, Inc. is an Equal Opportunity Employer

 

Title Cultural Resources Project Manager
Salary TBD
Post Date 07-09-19
Location Pasadena, California
Job Information

SWCA is a nationwide environmental consulting firm. We help clients navigate the environmental compliance process using scientific expertise and in-depth knowledge of the industries we serve.

We are employee owned and we’ve been in business for more than 35 years and are recognized leaders for bringing sound science and creative solutions to our clients. Our biologists, archaeologists, planners, and technical experts work together to preserve natural and cultural resources for tomorrow while enabling projects that benefit people today.

Do you thrive in the pursuit of ensuring excellence in environmental consulting services for your clients? SWCA Environmental Consultants is expanding their team and looking for dynamic individuals who are following their passion in delivering the highest-quality project work.

We are seeking a Cultural Resources Project Manager for our Pasadena, California office. The Cultural Resources Project Manager is a core member of the Cultural Resources Program, with ultimate responsibility for successfully winning and executing projects, and leading all aspects of project implementation.  This is a regular, full-time, salaried position that will report to a Cultural Resources Team Lead. 

This position is a great career growth opportunity to join SWCA’s expanding practice. 

What you will accomplish

Manage all aspects of projects, including fieldwork, research, and report writing, with responsibility for successful on-time and on-budget completion of projects. Take leadership in business development and marketing.  Coordinate productively with clients and agency representatives. Supervise, direct, and instruct personnel in the field and in the office.  Conduct and oversee fieldwork, including inventory, data recovery, and monitoring.  Conduct and oversee laboratory analysis and office-based research. Prepare proposals and technical documents.

Experience and qualifications for success

  • Minimum of a Mast’er’s degree in Archaeology, Anthropology, or related field required
  • Minimum of five (5) years of experience in Cultural Resource Management (CRM) required; preferred experience includes working on a variety of project types and sizes, on all project aspects (from pre-field tasks through final report preparation), in multiple regions, and with a variety of regulatory agencies
  • Minimum of three (3) years of experience in CRM in a supervisory capacity, whether in the field or in the office
  • Experience managing CRM projects, including budgets, scheduling, and scopes of work preferred.
  • Qualified for listing on the California statewide Bureau of Land Management permit
  • Meets the Secretary of the Interior’s Professional Qualifications Standards in archaeology
  • Extensive experience with California archaeology, or similar cultural area.
  • Experience with implementing the California Environmental Quality Act, National Historic Preservation Act Sections 106 and 110, and National Environmental Policy Act permitting processes.
  • Experience with tribal consultation and/or Native American Graves Protection and Repatriation Act is a plus.
  • Advanced skills and knowledge in one or more specialty scientific areas (e.g., lithic, ceramic, or faunal analysis; osteology; historical archaeology).
  • Primary report authorship in a CRM context and experience providing quality control review of field documents, site forms and reports required
  • Experience leading large field crews preferred
  • Has worked on an interdisciplinary team of subject matter experts and planners.
  • Has conducted and is interested in conducting marketing, business development, and proposal writing.
  • Excellent technical writing skills with a record of completing technical reports in a timely fashion.
  • Ability to adapt quickly to changes in project needs, agency requests, and more.
  • Ability to work independently and collaboratively with a variety of colleagues, clients, and agency representatives.

SWCA Environmental Consultants is a growing employee-owned firm, providing a full spectrum of environmental services. With offices across the United States, SWCA is one of the largest environmental compliance firms and ranks among Engineering News-Record’s Top 200 Environmental Firms.

To apply for this position, please click on the link to complete the application: https://careers-swca.icims.com/jobs/10648/cultural-resources-project-manager/job

If you would like to contact SWCA regarding the accessibility of our website or need assistance completing the online application process due to a disability, please email accommodations@nullswca.com or call 800-828-8517. This contact information is for disability accommodation requests only. All other inquiries will not receive a response. 

EOE – women, minorities, individuals with disabilities and veterans are encouraged to apply.

 

Title Arcadis Archeologist for Northern California (5-6 months)
Salary TBD
Post Date 07-09-19
Location Marysville, CA
Job Information

Arcadis is seeking a Part-Time Staff Archaeologist for Archaeological Monitoring for a construction project near Marysville, CA. Construction is expected to be 7 days per week with long daily hours. This position will therefore be split between two people approximately 40 hours a week each from July 2019 until November 2019.

Position responsibilities include, but are not limited to: 

Conduct archaeological monitoring. Must be able to work independently with minimal supervision. Serve as a Staff Archaeologist for the Project. Perform physically demanding tasks in adverse environmental conditions (e.g., rugged and unfamiliar terrain, remote locations, hot and cold temperatures). The ability to travel to different project locations. The ability to walk and conduct fieldwork for long hours, as well as, carry supplies weighing up to 40 pounds. Conduct shovel testing, pedestrian survey, and site documentation. Prepare technical analyses and documents.

Required Qualifications:

2-5 years of experience in cultural resources management. Master’s degree in archaeology or a related field. Must meet Secretary of Interior Professional Qualifications Standards for Archaeology (48 FR44738-39) Demonstrated experience in northern California. Demonstrated experience conducting and completing archaeological fieldwork. Working knowledge of GPS systems or collector. Strong technical writing and communications skills. Ability to work with a team including internal staff and external clients. Basic knowledge of cultural resources management and Section 106.

Preferred Qualifications:

Experience in geographic information system (GIS) mapping, geoarchaeology, or geophysical survey.

Why Choose Arcadis:

Arcadis is the leading global design and consulting firm for natural and built assets, and we invite you to join us in partnering with our clients to deliver truly exceptional and sustainable outcomes. Contribute to the world’s most high-profile and transformative projects, from shopping centers in Shanghai and improved traffic flow in Atlanta to state-of-the-art rail systems in Doha, coastal defenses for Manhattan and cleaner air in Los Angeles.

Work alongside the industry’s foremost thought leaders and accomplished professionals, generating effective, real-world results. We are Arcadis: 27,000 people in more than 70 countries, creating value by applying our collective wisdom to every challenge. Our culture is collaborative, we believe in diversity and the power of global teamwork, and we own the responsibility to sustain the Earth and its people in a safe and balanced way.

Arcadis. Improving quality of life.

About This Business Line:

Now more than ever, businesses and governments recognize the need to incorporate environmental concerns into their decision making. As the leader in global environmental services, Arcadis has provided groundbreaking sustainable solutions for some of the world’s most complex projects. We wrote the book on environmental remediation, and our experts continue to pioneer the development and application of cutting-edge approaches in environmental planning, site evaluation, environmental construction and strategic environmental consulting. We are encouraged to innovate, apply emerging technologies and develop better solutions through global learning opportunities and workshops. Our team improves quality of life for our clients and their communities. Join us today!

This position requires a current valid driver’s license and clean driving record.

EOE/Minorities/Females/Vet/Disability/Sexual Orientation/Gender Identity

Send resume to Lawrence.Kriger @Arcadis.com or apply on website.

 

Title Senior Archaeologist/Principal Investigator
Salary TBD
Post Date 06-28-19
Location Palo Alto, CA
Job Information

About Insignia Environmental

Insignia Environmental (Insignia) is a growing environmental consulting company focused on the needs of energy and infrastructure clients. Our staff has a foundation in engineering, science, and real-world construction experience that translates into environmental documents and programs that represent the best in class for our clients and the environment. Insignia holds performance and responsiveness paramount while working with clients to meet their environmental needs, often on expedited timelines. We pride ourselves on knowing the latest environmental regulations, understanding the goals of our clients and regulatory agencies, and producing high-quality deliverables.

Why Join Us?

At Insignia, we work hard and take pride in the reputation of excellence that we have earned in our industry. The diversity of our projects ensures that employees are appropriately challenged and learning new things. We are looking for employees who strive to be the best in their field and enjoy exchanging knowledge in an interactive environment. Insignia also encourages and supports our employees in workshop and conference attendance to continue education in their fields.

Insignia offers a casual, enjoyable work environment and generous benefits, including a 401(k)-equivalent program, medical insurance, and paid time off. Candidates must be comfortable with dogs, as several large ones “work” in our office.

Position Details

Insignia is looking for a Senior Archaeologist to join our team and serve as our Cultural Resources Practice Lead as well as Principal Investigator for projects. Responsibilities include overseeing and directing cultural resource subcontractors, providing technical advice related to the management of cultural resources, conducting technical reviews of reports, and any additional activities needed to ensure compliance with regulations protecting cultural resources. The Senior Archaeologist may also perform cultural resources monitoring to ensure compliance of construction activities with environmental permits and regulations.

Job Description

  • Provide expert advice on avoidance and minimization strategies related to the protection of cultural resources.
  • Ensure full regulatory compliance with the National Historic Preservation Act and other regulations that protect cultural resources.
  • Conduct record searches.
  • Perform cultural resources fieldwork.
  • Staff and manage field teams of archaeologists.
  • Oversee and direct subconsultants.
  • Provide technical review of reports.
  • Interface with Native American tribes and organizations.
  • Interface with client cultural resource subject matter experts.
  • Facilitate compliance with cultural resource regulations pertaining to projects.

Requirements

  • Master’s degree in archaeology, cultural resource management, or a similar field.
  • At least 7 years of experience in cultural resource management.
  • At least 3 years of experience in environmental consulting.
  • Demonstrated experience with Northern California archaeology and history.
  • Knowledge and experience with federal and state regulations pertaining to cultural and Native American resources.
  • Demonstrated ability to complete projects on time and within budget.
  • Excellent communication and organizational skills.
  • Excellent writing and technical editing skills, with advanced experience in Microsoft Office.
  • Rigorously detail-oriented and committed to accuracy.

Other

  • Valid driver’s license and good driving record.
  • Willingness and ability to travel when needed.
  • Willingness and ability to work fluctuating and/or long hours as necessary.
  • Ability to lift up to 25 pounds.
  • While prioritizing health and safety, this position requires an individual who is able to walk and hike through varying degrees of difficult terrain. Individuals may also be required to perform their job responsibilities in inclement weather conditions.

How to Apply

Interested applicants should submit a resume to jobs@nullinsigniaenvironmental.com with a brief cover letter or cover email, including compensation expectations. Please include the words “resume” and “Senior Archaeologist” in the subject line of your email. We request that applicants refrain from calling our office directly regarding this position.

Insignia may request, for lawful employment purposes, background information about candidates from a consumer reporting agency in connection with employment.

Insignia is an equal opportunity employer. Insignia does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, pregnancy, childbirth, national origin, age, marital status, veteran status, sexual orientation, sexual identity, mental or physical disability, genetic predisposition or characteristics, or any other characteristics protected by applicable state or federal civil rights law.

For additional information about working at Insignia, check out our Careers Page.

Title Archaeologist
Salary TBD
Post Date 06-28-19
Location Sacramento Area
Job Information

Archaeologist – PW475062524

We have an immediate opportunity for an Archaeologist for the Sacramento area. The candidate should be resourceful, dedicated, and organized, and will work under the supervision of the Field Director or Project Director during survey and/or excavation projects. Familiarity with GPS units, DPR 523 forms, and digital data collection are a plus but not required. This position is for active monitoring of construction activities.

Essential Responsibilities & Duties:

  • Perform cultural resources monitoring at construction sites to implement mitigation measures to avoid impacts to cultural resources
  • Conduct archaeological field surveys
  • Record data for scientific and compliance purposes using company forms and established field methodology
  • Prepare daily progress/monitoring reports as needed by the project
  • Use GPS equipment (Garmin/Trimble) for field data collection
  • Work independently or as part of a team
  • Conduct field surveys as needed
  • Complete other duties as assigned

 Minimum Qualifications:

  • Master’s degree in anthropology, archaeology, historic archaeology, or a related field
  • At least one year of full-time professional experience or equivalent specialized training in archaeological research, administration, or management training in archaeological research, administration, or management
  • At least four months of supervised field and analytic experience in general North American archaeology

Preferred experience on Sacramento River or tributaries to the Sacramento River

  • Demonstrated ability to carry out research to completion
  • Demonstrated ability to complete National Register of Historic Places (NRHP) evaluations for cultural resources
  • Demonstrated ability to identify and assess subsurface and surface archaeological deposits.
  • Valid driver’s license, good driving record, access to reliable transportation
  • Computer literate

To apply, please send an email to: frontdesk@null347group.com with your resume attached.  We look forward to meeting you!

Title On-Call Archaeological Technician
Salary Wage Commensurate with Experience
Post Date 06-26-19
Location San Diego County
Job Information

Red Tail Environmental is a Native American owned firm providing cultural resources services across Southern California.  

We have an immediate need for On-Call Archaeological Field Technicians for survey, excavation, and monitoring work. An A.A. or B.A. in Anthropology or a closely related field, an archaeological field school, and one year of San Diego County experience is preferred.

An Archaeological Field Technician must possess basic archaeological field and laboratory skills for various survey, excavation, laboratory and construction monitoring work, including:

  • Ability to identify local cultural materials in the field and laboratory
  • Ability to take comprehensive notes and fill out archaeological forms
  • Ability to read topographic and project maps
  • Ability to perform archaeological surveys and excavations
  • Ability to carry 30 lbs. over rough terrain during the course of an 8-hour work day
  • Ability to work in extreme climatic conditions, in cold or hot weather
  • Ability to communicate with construction contractors and archaeological supervisors during monitoring jobs
  • Have a valid CA Driver’s License in good standing

To apply for this position, please send a resume, two references, and cover letter to: jobs@nullredtailenvironmental.com. Competitive wages are based on level of education and experience. All work is currently local and no per diem is available.

Red Tail Environmental is an Equal Opportunity Employer and values a diverse work force.

Title As-Needed Field and Laboratory Archaeologist
Salary DOE
Post Date 06-11-19
Location Folsom, California
Job Information

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

Duties

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

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

Minimum Requirements:

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

Additional qualifications considered a plus:

  • Experience with GPS technology and field data collection
  • Specialized field and/or laboratory skills, such as geoarchaeology, flaked- or ground-stone analysis, shell analysis, or ceramic analysis
  • Experience with paleontological monitoring and vertebrate fossil identification
  • Knowledge of local agency guidelines for CEQA compliance, including guidelines pertaining to the completion of cultural resource studies
  • Past experience with agency coordination/communication

Salary DOE

Please submit a cover letter with resume

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

https://recruiting.paylocity.com/recruiting/jobs/List/2797/HELIX-ENVIRONMENTAL-PLANNING

Jobs 1-20 of 26