Current Job Listings

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

Title Senior Archeologist
Salary TBD
Post Date 03-18-19
Location Sacramento
Job Information

 

At the full performance GS-12 level, the incumbent serves as a senior Archeologist.

– Develops procedures and actions to implement historical and archeological field investigations, personally or by contractors, for proposed or ongoing Reclamation project activities.

– Prepares technical specifications and contract clauses for historical and archeological investigations and for evaluations and mitigation programs prepared by outside entities.

– Participates in multi-objective planning teams to evaluate potential project impacts to cultural resources.

– Performs occasional cultural resources surveys, inventories, and National Register of Historical Places eligibility evaluations.

– Develops agreement documents for compliance with Section 106 of the National Historic Preservation Act.

– Provides advice and assistance to Area Offices in complying with cultural resources laws, regulations, and Reclamation Directives and Standards for Cultural Resources Management.

– Maintains liaisons with appropriate Federal and State representatives, universities, and private organizations to facilitate Reclamation’s cultural resources program.

 
Title Archaeology Crew Members/Leads
Salary Various
Post Date 03-18-19
Location California and Nevada
Job Information
The Great Basin Institute is a non-profit organization whose mission is to promote environmental research, education, service, and conservation throughout the west. We aim to support and encourage career development among environmental professionals. We partner under cooperative agreements with federal land management agencies, conservation organizations and other groups to help place individuals in important roles that support these kinds of environmental efforts. 
 
We are currently hiring numerous Archaeology positions in cooperation with the BLM and USFS in California and Nevada. 
 
To learn more about the positions available, Please visit our site: www.thegreatbasininstitute.org 
 
Or click the following links below to apply for specific positions: 
 
 
 
Title Crew Chief
Salary TBD
Post Date 03-01-19
Location Redlands, CA
Job Information

Statistical Research, Inc. (SRI), a cultural resources consulting firm, has multiple full-time positions available for full-time salaried crew chiefs. SRI provides comprehensive CRM services to private and government clients at the federal, state, and local levels throughout the western United States from offices in Arizona, California, New Mexico, and Washington. Although the current positions will be based out of the Redlands office, the successful candidates may be assigned to projects across SRI’s entire footprint. Food allowance and lodging are provided for out-of-town assignments.

Minimum qualifications and Experience:

The ideal candidates should possess, at minimum, a Master’s degree in Archaeology, Anthropology, or a related field and have completed an accredited archaeological field school. Candidates must also have a minimum of 3 years of field experience working on and/or supervising monitoring, survey, testing, and data recovery projects and be physically fit and able to perform physically demanding tasks in adverse environmental conditions. Candidates should also have good organizational skills, a positive attitude, strong work ethic, and willingness to learn and execute new tasks. Prior Mojave Desert, coastal California, Nevada and Sonoran Desert experience will be viewed favorably, but are not a requirement. Register of Professional Archaeologist certified candidates are strongly encouraged to apply.

SRI offers a compensation package that includes competitive pay, professional development, a comprehensive benefits package including medical, dental, life and disability insurance, retirement plan, and paid vacation/sick, and holiday leave. The salary for this position will be commensurate with the applicant’s credentials, experience and industry standards.

For a complete job description please visit http://www.sricrm.com/opportunities/index.html.

How to apply:

Applications should be submitted via e-mail to srijobs@nullsricrm.com with “Crew Chief – Redlands, California” referenced in the subject line, and should include a resume of relevant experience and references (with contact information, including email addresses and telephone numbers). Applications will be accepted until the positions are filled and only applications submitted via srijobs@nullsricrm.com will be considered.

Title As Needed Archaeological Field Technician
Salary $20.00 to $30.00/hour
Post Date 02-18-19
Location San Francisco Greater Bay Area
Job Information

Job Information:

MIG is actively seeking several as-needed Archaeological Field Technicians for upcoming and future projects in the San Francisco Greater Bay Area.

MIG is a multidisciplinary planning, design, and environmental consulting firm with offices across California. Our San Jose office specializes in environmental impact analysis and documentation pursuant to the state’s preeminent environmental review law, the California Environmental Quality Act (CEQA), and its federal equivalent, the National Environmental Policy Act (NEPA).

Currently we are in the process of expanding our archaeological/historical team and are seeking field archaeologists to provide construction monitoring, prehistoric and historic‐era resources recording, site documentation, and field survey services.

You would be based out of our San Jose office, although work would primarily be field based and would not necessitate regular office visits. We conduct work throughout California, although we anticipate archeological field work would be focused in San Mateo, Santa Clara, and Alameda Counties.

The salary is $20.00 to $30.00/hour

Key Job Responsibilities:

  • Conduct field surveys
  • Undertake construction monitoring
  • Document cultural resources in the field using DPR/IMACS forms, etc.
  • Participate in excavation/archaeological data recovery

Minimum Qualifications:

  • Valid driver’s license
  • Own transportation
  • Associates Degree or higher in archaeology/anthropology or a closely related field
  • Minimum 2‐3 years of consistent field experience (including construction monitoring)
  • Working knowledge of GPS/GIS applications and software
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • Ability to work long days in challenging conditions (e.g., high heat, inclement weather)
  • Ability to safely navigate rugged terrain
  • Ability to hike long distances with heavy loads

Desirable Qualifications:

  • B.A/B.S. in archaeology/anthropology or a closely related field
  • Meets the Secretary of the Interior’s Professional Standards for Archaeology
  • Prior experience with Section 106 reports

How to Apply:

Applicants should submit a resume and cover letter outlining how they meet the specific requirements of the position to Robert Templar, Archaeological Project Manager, at rtemplar@nullmigcom.com

Title Archaeologist
Salary TBD
Post Date 02-13-19
Location San Francisco & Northern CA
Job Information

ICF is currently seeking an archaeologist to support our cultural resources practice in our San Francisco, CA office. However, applicants living throughout Northern CA are encouraged to apply if they have the knowledge and experience requested below.Job Description  

The objective of the archaeologist position is a qualified individual to lead and/or contribute to archaeology and cultural resources studies as either stand-alone projects or as part of larger multi-disciplinary projects. The archaeologist will 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. Position requires knowledge of federal (NEPA, NHPA Section 106) and state (CEQA and PRC 5024) cultural resources laws and regulations, strong verbal and written communication skills, time management, and technical skills (fieldwork and analysis). The Archaeologist is 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.
  • Excellent verbal, interpersonal, and written communication skills.
  • Strong organizational and time management skills.
  • Ability to work effectively in multi-disciplinary teams.
  • Use of MS Word, Excel, PowerPoint, and Outlook.

To apply use the following link  https://www.icf.com/careers/jobs/R1900287 or email michael.blackmore@nullicf.com

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)

 

Title Tenure Track Lecturer in Anthropology
Salary Starting salary range: $60,900.42 – $96,764.88 annually
Post Date 02-08-19
Location San Marcos
Job Information

Palomar College is soliciting applications for a tenure track lecturer in Anthropology to be a partner in a nationally recognized Archaeology program. Details of the position may be found at https://palomar.peopleadmin.com/postings/20124.

Title Assistant or Associate Research Scientist, Environmental Archaeologist Illinois State Archaeological Survey
Salary TBD
Post Date 02-01-19
Location Prairie Research Institute University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign
Job Information

The Illinois State Archaeological Survey (ISAS) is part of the Prairie Research Institute at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, which is centrally located between Chicago, St. Louis, and Indianapolis. For 80 years, the University of Illinois has studied the state’s archaeological heritage. ISAS incorporates that knowledge in its programs to protect, preserve, and interpret these irreplaceable and non-renewable resources within the context of Illinois’ need to encourage and promote sustainable development. Learn more at go.illinois.edu/PRIjobs.

ISAS is seeking an Assistant or Associate Research Scientist, Environmental Archaeologist (assistant or associate level is dependent on qualifications) to develop, plan, conduct, direct, and participate in specialized research programs of significance for climate and environmental-focused archaeological/anthropological research. This position is based in Champaign, Illinois.

Responsibilities, which will vary depending on position level:

  • Provide problem-oriented geo-archaeological, sedimentological, hydrological, and/or bio-chemical expertise that complements current and future ISAS research in the North American Midwest focused on landscapes, long-term cultural and climate change, agricultural development, and migration.
  • Identify relevant research needs and project opportunities.
  • Develop proposals for external funding and secure funding to support independent research.
  • Serve as principal investigator, lead research projects, and perform tasks in that capacity including management of grant funding and efficient production of project, grant, or contract reports and deliverables.
  • Collaborate with survey scientists, University of Illinois faculty, and external colleagues to provide integrated interpretations and applications to existing and new research programs.
  • Prepare internal reports, reports to sponsoring agencies, and scientific reports for publication in Survey publications.
  • Publish the results of original research in high-quality, peer-reviewed scientific journals and other outlets that have a rigorous review process.
  • Interact extensively with land managers, stakeholders, and the public.
  • Provide authoritative and current information on the results of research projects for the public, other scientists, industry, and/or governmental agencies, and effectively communicate research results through writing and public speaking.
  • Supervise and lead staff to achieve success and foster a culture of innovation and high-level performance at both the individual and organizational levels. For direct reporting staff, this also includes task assignment, scheduling, ongoing performance monitoring and evaluation, career/position mentoring, and leave/travel approval.
  • Ensure the safety of staff and equipment.
  • Contribute in the areas of education, outreach, and/or other service to the Survey, PRI, the University of Illinois, and the state of Illinois.
  • Mentor graduate students within the University of Illinois and/or other regional universities.
  • Enhance the reputation of the Survey and PRI at the state and national level.
  • Actively participate in professional societies and associations.
  • Attend scientific conferences and sponsor-led work groups as a technical expert and present papers and results.
  • Keep abreast of developments in this discipline.
  • Perform other duties as needed in order to further the mission and goals of PRI.

Assistant Research Scientist qualifications:  Required: Ph.D. in anthropology, archaeology, or closely related field with a geoarchaeological or biochemical specialization. Alternate degree fields will be considered/accepted depending on the nature and depth of the experience as it relates to this position. Experience in academic research environment. Experience administering and conducting field and laboratory research in the Americas. Supervisory and/or team leadership experience. Ability to establish a research program which includes both independent and collaborative research projects. Potential to effectively acquire and manage project funds and resources. Capacity to effectively manage research as a principal investigator and effectively supervise and mentor associated personnel. Early career track record for publishing in high-quality, peer-reviewed scientific journals. Effective communication, personal relations, organizational, and leadership skills. Demonstrated ability to perform effectively in a diverse and fast-paced work environment consisting of multiple and changing priorities with stringent deadlines, under minimal supervision. Attention to detail, sound judgment, and strong conflict resolution skills. Affinity for cooperative or interdisciplinary research with scientists at the Survey, professionals at other Surveys or other academic units, as well as governmental and other academic institutions. Proficiency in commonly-employed software and databases. Valid driver’s license.  Preferred:  Experience conducting archaeological research activities. Established field research site or program. Experience incorporating extant archaeological collections into current research. Research interests in the Mississippi valley. Experience in cultural resource management. Background as a North American archaeologist with geo-archaeological, sedimentological, hydrological, and/or bio-chemical research that complement that of ISAS staff and speaks to questions of climate change, food production, ecology, society, and the Anthropocene. Record of active participation in professional societies and associations.

Associate Research Scientist qualifications:  Required:  Ph.D. in anthropology, archaeology, or closely related field with a geoarchaeological or biochemical specialization. Alternate degree fields will be considered/accepted depending on the nature and depth of the experience as it relates to this position.  At least five years’ experience in specialized area of research. Experience in academic research environment. Experience administering and conducting field and laboratory research in the Americas. Supervisory and/or team leadership experience.  Background as an Americanist archaeologist with geo-archaeological, sedimentological, hydrological, and/or bio-chemical research that complement that of ISAS staff and speaks to questions of climate change, food production, ecology, society, and the Anthropocene. Ability to establish a research program which includes both independent and collaborative research projects. Capacity to effectively manage research as a principal investigator and effectively supervise and mentor associated personnel. Has a sustained progression of professional development that includes publishing research findings in high-quality peer-reviewed scientific journals, external funding, mentorship, leadership and service. Record of active participation in professional societies and associations. Effective communication, personal relations, organizational, and leadership skills. Demonstrated ability to perform effectively in a diverse and fast-paced work environment consisting of multiple and changing priorities with stringent deadlines, under minimal supervision. Attention to detail, sound judgment, and strong conflict resolution skills. Affinity for cooperative or interdisciplinary research with scientists at the Survey, professionals at other Surveys or other academic units, as well as governmental and other academic institutions. Proficiency in commonly-employed software and databases. Valid driver’s license   Preferred:  Background as a North American archaeologist.

This is a regular full-time academic professional appointment, renewable annually based upon satisfactory progress in the position and continued funding. The starting date is negotiable and salary is commensurate with experience. To ensure full consideration, applications must be received by March 13, 2019; however, applications will be accepted until the position is filled.  Applicants may be interviewed before March 9, 2019; however, no hiring decision will be made until after this date. To apply, please visit https://jobs.illinois.edu/academic-job-board to complete an online profile and to upload 1) a cover letter that clearly articulates how your qualifications and experience make you a viable candidate for this position and should address the qualifications listed above, 2) a résumé/CV, and 3) the names and contact information (including e-mail addresses) of three professional references. All requested information/documentation must be submitted for applications to be considered.  Incomplete applications will not be reviewed.

For further information please contact Lori Walston-Vonderharr, Human Resources, Prairie Research Institute, at lwalston@nullillinois.edu or 217-244-2401. For technical inquiries please contact Dr. Timothy Pauketat at pauketat@nullillinois.edu or Dr. Kristin Hedman at khedman@nullillinois.edu.  The University of Illinois conducts criminal background checks on all job candidates upon acceptance of a contingent offer. The University of Illinois is an Equal Opportunity, Affirmative Action employer. Minorities, women, veterans and individuals with disabilities are encouraged to apply. For more information, visit http://go.illinois.edu/EEO. To learn more about the University’s commitment to diversity, please visit http://www.inclusiveillinois.illinois.edu.

Title Tribal Archaeologist, Cultural Resources
Salary TBD
Post Date 01-31-19
Location Highland, California
Job Information

Whatever role you’re in at San Manuel, you become part of a long and storied tradition, creating a secure future for yourself, your teammates, and the San Manuel Band of Mission Indians.

Whether full-time or part-time, at the dawn of your career or firmly established, every job here is a chance to build something greater.

Job Summary

Under the direction of the Director of Cultural Resources Management (CRM), the Tribal Archaeologist will assist in the organization and execution of a comprehensive heritage stewardship program that seeks to facilitate the culturally-appropriate management of Serrano cultural resources and landscapes and expand tribal sovereignty via the furtherance of successful consultation efforts with various Federal, state, and local agencies and organizations. The incumbent will create and implement a robust tribal archaeology program as a complement to the mission of the CRM Department—a program that will necessarily need to apply the best of archaeological science while at the same time giving preeminence to the Tribe’s vision, mission, values, and cultural resources treatment preferences and protocols. The creation and implementation of such a program will require the incumbent to plan, track, and undertake or oversee the conduct of all field-based archaeological investigations and monitoring to occur across Serrano territory. The position will also require the creation of various technical documents and correspondence in response to project-based scoping inquires and requests for tribal consultation. The Tribal Archaeologist is responsible for developing a tribal register of historic places, listing sites on the appropriate state registers, nominating resources for listing in the National Register of Historic Places, and conducting damage assessments. The Tribal Archaeologist shall also build capacity within the tribal community regarding heritage stewardship, bolster monitor recruitment and create new field-based training and educational opportunities for both internal and external customers.

Essential Duties & Responsibilities

  • Provide professional cultural resources technical support to the CRM Director and staff to address cultural resources concerns within Serrano ancestral territory due to proposed Federal, State, and local-level infrastructure development;
  • Assist the CRM Department Director in ensuring compliance with all relevant tribal, federal, state, and local laws, regulations, executive orders, codes, policies and procedures with respect to the identification, assessment, protection, mitigation, discovery, monitoring, preservation, repatriation and management of cultural resources of significance to SMBMI, including compliance with the National Historic Preservation Act, California Environmental Quality Act, National Environmental Policy Act, Native American Graves Protection and Repatriation Act; Archaeological Resources Protection Act; American Indian Religious Freedom Act; Presidential E.O.s 13007; 13175 and; 12898; and CA Gubernatorial E.O. B-10-11;
  • Undertake or cause to have undertaken all archaeological sensitivity assessments/probability modeling and investigations to occur on tribally-owned lands and across the broader Serrano ancestral territory via the use of varied tools and techniques;
  • Create, communicate, and execute expertly written archaeological Scopes of Work/Levels of Effort; culturally-appropriate and creative mitigation options; discovery and monitoring plans and protocols; and treatment protocols and plans for artifacts, including culturally-appropriate curation and/or on-site reburial options; 
  • Facilitate  all SMBMI tribal monitor activities throughout Serrano ancestral territory, including the conduct of periodic field visits/inspections to project locations and cultural resources locations during archaeological investigations, project construction, natural disaster response, , and the tracking of the results of those efforts;
  • Conduct cultural resources sensitivity training for contractors, agencies, developers, etc., and train tribal monitors to confidently and accurately perform the same;
  • Identify and screen new tribal monitors, and maintain an accurate list of SMBMI– approved tribal monitors/participants;
  • Provide on-going field-, safety-, and regulatory-based training to both new and seasoned tribal monitors and update training materials as necessary;
  • Assist with providing data points to the CRM team, via the conduct of background research and in-field mapping to further build out the CRM Department’s ArcGIS Desktop geodatabase;
  • Conduct archaeological, ethnographic, historical, and other literature-based research and prepare expertly crafted written reports, memoranda, correspondence, and other departmental literature, including cultural resources management-based training materials, cultural overviews, best practices/guidance documents, etc.;
  • Participate in tribal consultation meetings, field meetings, and conference calls with various Federal, state, tribal, local agencies and organizations, developers, and contractors;
  • Assist the CRM Department Director in planning, coordinating, and providing–or otherwise supporting–other Tribal departments and the SMBMI Tribal community with cultural education and programming and/or special events or training regarding heritage stewardship, including those related to plants, animals, water resources, etc.;
  • Attend local, regional, and/or national conferences and training events pertaining to the work of the CRM Department, as deemed appropriate;
  • Willingness to carry out other duties as assigned by the CRM Director.

Education/Experience/Qualifications

  • Master’s degree in Anthropology, Archaeology or related field required
  • Five (5) years of relevant and progressive experience in the conduct of all phases of archaeological investigation, with no less than two
  • Minimum 2 years operating in a supervisory role is required
  • Thorough knowledge of Federal and state laws and regulations that govern historic preservation and environmental requirements, as well as tribal consultation, and demonstrated experience in carrying out consultation and compliance activities under those regulations–including interpretation, analysis, and enforcement–is required
  • Demonstrated experience in conducting both team-oriented and independent research and document reviews and performing high-level technical writing is required
  • Demonstrated experience in successfully managing every aspect of a cultural resources project—from scoping, budgeting, and staffing, to implementation, interpretation, analysis, and reporting– with little supervision and little support or technical staff is required
  • Comprehensive and advanced knowledge of contemporary archaeological field, laboratory, reporting, and curatorial practices is required
  • Demonstrated skill in effectively communicating-both orally and in writing- -via the use of multiple media and vehicles–with tribal communities, governmental agencies, developers, contractors, cultural resources management/environmental corporations, universities, museums and other institutions is required    
  • Thorough knowledge of Southern California history—pre-contact to the contemporary era is required
  • knowledge of the archaeology of the Mojave Desert and/or San Bernardino Mountains preferred
  • Advanced proficiency in Microsoft Office Suite and Adobe Acrobat Pro  required
  • Advanced proficiency in GPS technologies and associated software required
  • Basic knowledge of ArcGIS desired
  • Ability to meet the professional requirements necessary to gain access to and perform confidential records searches at California Historical Resources Information Centers is required 
  • Understanding of the federal trust relationship with Indian Tribes, California’s unique history with respect to CA native communities, tribal governments, and tribal sovereignty is preferred
  • Experience working for or with Tribal governments and indigenous communities is desired 
  • Knowledge of Serrano history, culture, traditional life ways, and contemporary community is desired
  • Knowledge pertaining to bio archaeology or osteology is desired
  • Experience employing remote sensing and geophysical technologies is desired

Certificates/Licenses/Registrations

  • Must have and maintain a valid driver’s license with an acceptable driving record as determined by the company’s insurance carrier.
  • Must undergo and successfully pass pre-employment background investigation.
  • At the discretion of the San Manuel Tribal Gaming Commission you may be required to obtain and maintain a gaming license.
  • Must be willing and able to become licensed and/or certificated in other skillsets, such as HAZMAT, HAZWOPER, and Incident Qualifications Card (Red Card), when and if requested/needed.

San Manuel Band of Mission Indians and San Manuel Casino will make reasonable accommodations in compliance with the Americans with Disabilities Act of 1990.

As one of the largest private employers in the Inland Empire, San Manuel deeply cares about the future, growth and well-being of its employees. Join our team today!

To Apply:  https://www.sanmanuelcareers.com/job/R0000110/Tribal-Archaeologist-Cultural-Resources

 

Title Bay Area Cultural Resources Monitors
Salary TDB
Post Date 01-30-19
Location Santa Clara County
Job Information

Cogstone Resource Management Inc. seeks reliable, responsible monitors to perform work in Santa Clara County, California. Knowledge of California prehistoric and historical archaeology and current 40-Hour HAZWOPER certification are required.  Respirator fitting a plus. Temporary full-time position for 4-5 weeks with potential for overtime.

Job Description

Cultural resources monitors must be able to stand for ten hours although most projects work eight hour days.

Monitors are responsible to document project activities and finds through notes and photographs. Safety and other types of training are required and paid by the company. Ability to work well with construction crews and colleagues and to follow specific protocols is necessary. Previous mitigation experience is preferred.

Qualifications

  • 40-hour HAZWOPER certification REQUIRED
  • California experience is preferred
  • 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 Northwest Cultural Resources Director
Salary Comprehensive compensation and benefits
Post Date 01-29-19
Location Seattle
Job Information

Northwest Cultural Resources Director

Environmental Science Associates (ESA) is an environmental science, planning, and design consulting firm committed to the principles of sound science, technical excellence, integrity, and the promotion of outstanding decision making and sustainability. As a 100-percent employee-owned company with offices located in California, Washington, Oregon and Florida, continuing to meet the needs of our clients as well as the strategic aspirations of our employee-owners requires that we look to add the very best professional talent throughout our practices and offices. Specializing in project planning, environmental analysis and assessment, natural and cultural resources management, environmental restoration and design, and regulatory compliance, ESA’s scientists, historians, planners, designers, and technical specialists provide critical thinking and in-depth analysis to guide successful policy development, project planning, and the creation of enduring multi-objective solutions. Joining ESA means becoming part of a family of environmental professionals for whom every day involves growing your career, learning, creativity, fun, and the satisfaction knowing that you’ve contributed to outstanding iconic projects, improved environmental stewardship, and a more sustainable future for our communities and wild places.

About the Position:

ESA is currently seeking a senior cultural resources professional to lead the staff in our Northwest cultural resources practice from our Seattle office.  The person filling this position will provide oversight and guidance to a multi-disciplinary team of archaeologists, geoarchaeologists, architectural historians, historians, and ethnographers. The successful candidate will work within a growing multi-disciplinary multi-office region of environmental and community planners, natural resources scientists, landscape architects and restoration engineers. This individual must demonstrate a successful track record with business development for cultural resources services and will be responsible for supporting and facilitating the growth of the cultural resources practice through marketing and business development efforts.

Management responsibilities will include strategic direction, quality assurance, and technical oversight of cultural resource staff and work products. This individual must be able to demonstrate strong expertise in Section 106 of the National Historic Preservation Act, as well as the State Environmental Policy Act and the National Environmental Policy Act.  The qualified candidate will have a history of team-building, strong work culture, vision setting, strategy development and successful business plan implementation. The position will report to ESA’s Northwest Regional Director and will participate as a member of ESA’s Northwest Leadership Team. In addition, this individual will also be expected to work collaboratively with ESA’s cultural resources leaders in other regions, and in partnership with ESA’s companywide Cultural Resources Practice Leader.

Responsibilities include but are not limited to:

  • Business planning and operational oversight of Northwest Cultural Resources team
  • Supervision of Northwest Cultural Resource staff
  • Technical leadership on complex projects
  • Business development and technical input on proposal efforts
  • Client development and management
  • Recruiting, management and staff development
  • Key project management and/or oversight
  • Native American consultation
  • Oversight of Section 106/NEPA/SEPA documents

Requirements:

Candidates must possess: ability to provide outstanding leadership for a team of cultural resource specialists; strong problem-solving abilities; excellent written/oral communication skills; and proficient computer skills. Qualified candidates should have a minimum of a Master’s Degree in a cultural resources-related field (archaeology, architectural history, ethnography, historic preservation, etc.), and 12 years or more of professional experience in a related field. The candidate should also experience working with the agencies, laws and policies pertaining to historical and cultural resources in Washington and Oregon.  

Benefits:

ESA is owned entirely by its our employees, creating a unique ownership culture rooted in a commitment to do work that matters, technical excellence, and outstanding client service, professional development, and life-long learning. 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.

How to Apply:

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

https://www.paycomonline.net/v4/ats/web.php/jobs/ViewJobDetails?job=8783&clientkey=0A2A2B3498A92573DA13BE33E8BDD296

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.

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

 

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

Applied EarthWorks, Inc. (AE) has an immediate opening for a full-time Senior Archaeologist in our Hemet and Pasadena offices in southern California. AE is a consulting firm specializing in history, archaeology, cultural resources management (CRM), and paleontology. We recognize that our staff is our greatest asset and we are committed to providing a collegial, professional, and positive work environment. We take pride in providing a great place to work and we seek a Senior Archaeologist to join our team of stellar professionals.

Duties:

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

Skill Requirements:

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

Education/Experience:

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

Compensation:

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

To apply for this position, please submit a cover letter, current vitae, salary requirements, a technical writing sample, and at least three references to info@nullappliedearthworks.com. Please reference “Senior Archaeologist – So Cal” in your email.

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

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

 

https://stantec.jobs/san-francisco-ca/archaeologist/4EC804889AC44B4C93DAAE03A192FA64/job/

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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