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Title Archaeologist/Environmental Planner Position open at Dokken Engineering
Salary TBD
Post Date 01-23-20
Location Folsom, California
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Archaeologist/Environmental Planner Position open at Dokken Engineering

Dokken Engineering’s Environmental branch has an immediate opening for an Archaeologist/Environmental Planner to implement cultural resources management tasks as well as various other environmental planning tasks.  Dokken Engineering provides engineering, environmental, and construction support services for local, state, and federally funded projects including roads, bridges, highways, interchanges, trails, dams, and other public works facilities.

In this role, a successful applicant will have the ability to conduct field assessments of cultural resources and to prepare stand-alone environmental technical reports that comply with both the California Environmental Quality Act (CEQA) and the National Environmental Policy Act (NEPA) regulations. Applicants should have proven abilities in cultural resource assessments and archaeological field experience, including survey and excavation.

Normal job responsibilities will focus on conducting literature research and record searches, coordinating Native American consultation, completing archaeological pedestrian surveys, conducting archaeological excavation (testing and data recovery), and writing technical reports and environmental documentation including, but not limited to, Caltrans formatted cultural reports. Responsibilities also include working with clients and regulatory authorities, securing environmental permits, assisting with the development and implementation of mitigation and monitoring reporting programs, writing general environmental documents, and overall transportation planning NEPA/CEQA compliance. 

Dokken Engineering is a team-oriented work environment with a long tenured core of employees.  Full time employee positions are offered competitive salaries and a top of the line benefits package, including a stock ownership plan and 9% matching 401k program.  This environmental position will be based out of our Folsom, California office, but periodic travel throughout the State should be expected. Salary pay is commensurate with experience, but will range from $25 to $40 an hour.

Qualifications:
Must have completed an archaeological field school and be enrolled in or completed a BA or BS in anthropology, archaeology, or a related field. Applicants should have approximately 5-15 years of experience in related fieldwork, preferably in California. Candidate should have a good working knowledge of federal and California laws (i.e., Section 106 of the National Historic Preservation Act, NEPA, and CEQA). Previous experience with environmental studies and GPS/GIS applications is preferred. Training will be provided as needed.

If interested, please submit a resume and cover letter to info@nulldokkenengineering.com.

Title Project Director
Salary TBD
Post Date 01-21-20
Location Redlands, CA
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Statistical Research, Inc. (SRI), a cultural resources consulting firm, has one full-time position available for a Project Director based out of its Redlands, California office. 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, Texas, and Washington.

Minimum Qualifications and Experience:

The ideal candidate will have an MA or MS degree in anthropology with a focus in prehistoric archaeology, be Register of Professional Archaeologist certified, and possess a minimum of five years of field experience with at least two years of experience as a field supervisor on survey, testing, and data recovery projects. Previous experience in California and Great Basin prehistory is preferred, and a working command of federal and state cultural resource statutes and regulations is desirable. Demonstrated prior experience serving as lead author for Section 106 and CEQA compliance reports will be viewed favorably.

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 “Project Director – 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 position is filled and only applications submitted via srijobs@nullsricrm.com will be considered.

SRIJOBS@nullSRICRM.COM

 

Title Staff Archaeologist
Salary TBD
Post Date 01-14-20
Location Auburn, CA
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Job Summary

Garcia and Associates (GANDA) is seeking a Staff Archaeologist that is able to direct and conduct archaeological fieldwork; prepare technical reports and associated documents; support with Native American consultation, and agency/client coordination.  The position requires experience in conducting and/or field directing surveys, testing, data recovery, and monitoring.  The individual will report to and work closely with the Senior Archaeologist/Principal Investigator. May also support with business development, proposal preparation, project management, fieldwork, and directing/mentoring entry/junior staff. Seeking applicants in and around Sacramento, CA area.  This position reports to the Auburn, CA office.   

Key Responsibilities

The responsibilities of this position include, but are not limited to:

  • Staff Archaeologist; may direct and oversee fieldwork; author reports; support with Native American consultation; development and implementation of research designs, work plans, agreement documents; client coordination; marketing and proposal support.
  • Work closely with other archaeologists, biologists, and environmental planners.
  • Provides technical guidance to less experienced staff.
  • Provide enthusiasm and commitment to client service and technical excellence.
  • Successful candidates will be familiar with working within a fast-paced consulting environment and help to develop effective solutions to both expected and unexpected project challenges.
  • Candidates specializing in artifact analysis, architectural history, geoarchaeology, or human/non-human osteology are encouraged to apply.

Requirements and Qualifications

  • MA/MS or higher in Anthropology, Archaeology, or closely related field; with 5 or more years of professional experience; or BS/BA, with 5 or more years of professional experience.
  • Professional experience that demonstrates progressive responsibilities in assisting and directing fieldwork and report preparation under a qualified principal investigator.  
  • Demonstrated experience with Native American and stakeholder consultation.
  • Demonstrated experience in recordation of sites on DPR 523-series forms.
  • Experience in successful coordination and report support/contribution and/or authorship of documents that have received state and federal agency approval.  
  • Ability to be listed on BLM State-wide permit as a Crew Chief.  
  • Excellent interpersonal communication and management skills.
  • The ability to work closely with clients, engineers and other technical specialists as part of a larger combined project team.
  • Familiarity with digital field technology (GPS, total station, etc.) and GIS applications and software.
  • Technical report, DPR forms, and proposal writing experience.
  • Candidates must be able and willing to travel and work outdoors in remote locations and for extended periods under all weather conditions, sometimes traversing rugged terrain.
  • Valid driver’s license and good driving record required.

About Garcia and Associates

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

Garcia and Associates is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

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

To Apply
Send a letter of interest with employment qualifications and a resume to: SDarchaeoresumes@garciaandassociates.com.

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

 

 

Title Archaeological Technician (On-Call)
Post Date 01-14-20
Location Auburn, CA
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Job Summary

Garcia and Associates (GANDA) is seeking an archaeological technician to support on projects public and private sector clients, throughout California. The individual will assist on as-needed for field survey, site recordation, monitoring, and technical reports. Seeking individuals located in and around the Sacramento, CA area.  The individual would report to our Auburn, CA office.

Key Responsibilities

The responsibilities of this position include, but are not limited to:

  • Fieldwork including but not limited to; survey, testing, excavation, monitoring, site recordation, and report preparation
  • Work closely with other archaeologists, Native American monitors, biologist, and environmental planners.
  • Provide enthusiasm and commitment to client service and technical excellence.
  • Successful candidates will be familiar with working within a fast-paced consulting environment and help to develop effective solutions to both expected and unexpected project challenges.

Requirements and Qualifications

  • BA/BS or higher in Anthropology, Archaeology, or closely related field; or equivalent experience.
  • Minimum 1 years of experience in archaeological field and/or laboratory work in California.
  • Candidates must occasionally be able and willing to travel and work outdoors in remote locations and for extended periods under all weather conditions, sometimes traversing rugged terrain.
  • Valid driver’s license and good driving record required
  • Excellent interpersonal communication and management skills.
  • The ability to work closely with clients, engineers and other technical specialists as part of a larger combined project team.
  • Familiarity with digital field technology (GPS, total station, etc.) and GIS applications and software.
  • Some DPR and/or technical report experience a plus.

About Garcia and Associates

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

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

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

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

 

 

Title Senior Archaeologist/Principal Investigator
Salary TBD
Post Date 01-13-20
Location Encinitas, California
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Senior Archaeologist/Principal Investigator

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 Senior Archaeologist/Principal Investigator
Salary TBD
Post Date 01-13-20
Location Palo Alto, California
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 Architectural Historian
Salary TBD
Post Date 01-10-20
Location San Jose
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MIG, Inc. is seeking a qualified Architectural Historian for work based out of our San Jose office.

MIG is a multidisciplinary planning firm that offers comprehensive environmental consulting services with expertise in environmental impact analysis, and cultural resource evaluations, meeting California Environmental Quality Act (CEQA), and National Environmental Protection Act (NEPA) standards.

To be considered, the applicant should meet the Secretary of the Interior’s Professional Standards for Historic Architecture or Architectural History.  The applicant should also be based in the Bay Area, or easily able to conduct site visits to historic properties in the area at short notice (a valid driver’s license and insurance are required).

The ideal candidate has 3 or more years of experience conducting historic and historic architectural research, analysis, and report preparation to state and federal historic preservation compliance standards. Familiarity with CEQA, NEPA, Section 106 of the National Historic Preservation Act, Section 4(f) of the US DOT Act, and HABS/HAER documentation is preferred. GIS experience is a plus, but not required. However, MIG welcomes applications from qualified Architectural Historians of all experience levels.

Pay is commensurate on experience. Please send a resume, cover letter explaining your suitability for the role, and a professional writing example to Robert Templar, head of cultural resources: rtemplar@nullmigcom.com

Title On-Call Historians, Architectural Historians, or Historic Preservation Planners 
Salary TBD
Post Date 01-10-20
Location Los Angeles, Irvine or San Diego
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ICF is currently seeking On-Call Historians, Architectural Historians, or Historic Preservation Planners to be based in one of our Southern CA offices in Los Angeles, Irvine or San Diego.

To apply please use the following link…. https://www.icf.com/careers/jobs/R2000067

Job Description

On-Call Architectural Historians will work under the supervision of our Senior Historian/Architectural Historian and will assist in research, fieldwork, and reporting for history/architectural history projects.

About On-Call Employment with ICF

Given the seasonal or project-specific nature of our environmental work, ICF often hires environmental professionals as “On-Call” employees. On-Call employees are scheduled for work hours as they become available (we usually schedule work hours a few weeks ahead of time), and each on-call employee is free to accept or refuse the hours assigned to them in a given week. On-Call employees may work concurrent projects outside of their ICF assignment (along as their outside work does not create a conflict of interest with the work they do for ICF).  

Key Responsibilities

  • Assist with historical research in local, state, and regional libraries and archives.
  • Assist with historic resources surveys and assessments, including site inspections, research, photography, historic context writing, and evaluation under the National Register of Historic Places.
  • Assist with the preparation of historic property inventory forms (including statements of significance and architectural descriptions).
  • Support growth and development of the cultural resources practice through business development efforts, professional development activities, and workload coordination.

 

Basic Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s degree or higher in history, historical preservation, architectural history, or closely related field.
  • Demonstrated research and writing abilities, with the ability to present clear, precise, analytical, and authoritative arguments. A writing sample may be requested.
  • Ability to work as a team member in a fast-paced environment juggling multiple deadlines
  • Proficient in MS Office Suite.
  • Excellent written and oral communication skills.
  • Highly organized.
  • Valid driver’s license.

Preferred Skills/Experience

  • Operational knowledge of the history and architectural history of California.
  • Interest or experience in environmental planning and regulatory compliance (California Environmental Quality Act, National Environmental Policy Act, and National Historic Preservation Act (Section 106))
  • Knowledge of and interest in historic preservation.
  • Interest in GIS

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)

Reasonable Accommodations are available for disabled veterans and applicants with disabilities in all phases of the application and employment process. To request an accommodation please email icfcareercenter@nullicf.com and we will be happy to assist. All information you provide will be kept confidential and will be used only to the extent required to provide needed reasonable accommodations. Read more about non-discrimination: EEO is the law and Pay Transparency Statement.

 

Title Sacramento and Bay Area Archaeological Field Technician Positions Available
Salary TBD
Post Date 01-08-20
Location Sacramento and Bay Area Archaeological
Job Information

 

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

Projects

The projected workload may consist primarily of local non-per diem jobs. Most of the work will entail daily commuting to and from job sites throughout Sacramento County and Bay Area, California dependent staff location, with occasional short duration projects in adjacent counties such as Solano, Contra Costa, San Joaquin, Merced, and more. 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 1+ 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.

Pay determined based on qualifications and experience.

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

ASM Affiliates, Inc. is an Equal Opportunity Employer

Title On-Call Archaeological Technician
Salary Wage Commensurate with Experience
Post Date 12-17-19
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 in San Diego County. 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 Archaeologist
Salary TBD
Post Date 12-20-19
Location Redding, California
Job Information

RESPONSIBILITIES

The successful candidate will support the work of the environmental services team on projects for both the public and private sectors throughout northern California. Specific responsibilities include the following:

  • Establish and maintain productive working relationships with clients, subcontractors, agencies, and Native American representatives
  • Prepare scopes of work and budgets based on project requirements
  • Conduct pre-field research and records searches
  • Develop archaeological research designs
  • Conduct fieldwork including monitoring, survey, and excavation
  • Prepare reports and eligibility evaluations in support of Section 106/CEQA/NEPA compliance

REQUIRED QUALIFICATIONS

  • M.A. or M.S. in Anthropology, Archaeology, or closely related field
  • Minimum of 1 year full-time professional experience or equivalent specialized training in archeological research, administration or management * Minimum of 6 months of supervised field and analytic experience in California or Great Basin
  • Strong understanding of federal and state environmental regulations including NEPA, CEQA, and Section 106 of the NHPA
  • Demonstrated ability to carry research to completion
  • Registered Professional Archaeologist, or qualifications to become registered upon hire
  • Ability to effectively communicate, orally and in writing, to the public, government employees, and other entities
  • Ability to work independently
  • Proficiency with Microsoft Office Suite

DESIRED QUALIFICATIONS

  • One year or more of experience in Northern California or Great Basin archaeology
  • Experience with Caltrans projects and familiarity with Caltrans Standard Environmental Reference
  • Proficiency with ESRI ArcGIS software

PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS

  • The physical demands described represent those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to individuals with disabilities.
  • The employee must:
  • Be able to walk on uneven and mountainous terrain up to eight miles per day.
  • Frequently lift and move up to 40 pounds and occasionally lift and move up to 75 pounds.

CONDITIONS

Pay is dependent on capabilities and experience. Benefits available to qualified employees include company health and dental insurance cost share, retirement plan, paid holidays, paid leave, and professional development.

APPLYING

Email your resume and a letter of interest to ENPLAN at team@nullenplan.com. Please describe your interest in working for ENPLAN, coordinating actions of team members, serving as an agency liaison, and being located in the Redding area. Additionally, you may include an applicable writing sample.

 

Title Archaeological Specialist
Salary TDB
Post Date 11-27-19
Location San Francisco, CA
Job Information

 

Vacancy Announcement

Along with a team of professionals (curator, archaeologist, historian, etc.) in the Visitor Engagement Department’s Park Interpretation Office, this position helps preserve the integrity of the Presidio National Historic Landmark District, creates new knowledge through original research, and brings alive the historic and natural assets of the Presidio through interpretation.

Working under the supervision of the Archaeologist, the incumbent supports archival, field, laboratory, collections and exhibition-based initiatives. Significant archaeological areas and collections managed by the Presidio Trust include those from the Spanish Colonial period, such as El Presidio, the Mexican period El Polín settlement, the American Civil War Period Funston Officers’ Quarters, and the prehistoric shellmound SFr-6. Of these, El Presidio is of international significance and the focus of many program initiatives. Exhibitions at the Officers’ Club and other sites throughout the park welcome the public and interpret the Presidio’s heritage. Activities of the Interpretation Office take place in the public sphere and the Archaeological Specialist interacts with visitors. The incumbent demonstrates skill as a spokesperson for the program explaining the process and findings of research on a daily basis.

The Trust offers a competitive compensation and benefits package.  Applications received by December 13, 2019 will receive first consideration. 

Responsibilities

  • Writes management plans for compliance efforts associated with ground-disturbing Presidio projects delegated from supervisor, including Archaeological Management Assessments and Monitoring Plans.
  • Independently assesses and determines the appropriate level of archaeological oversight of ground-disturbing Trust projects and operations through the excavation clearance application process.
  • Performs archaeological monitoring to support Trust operations and makes determinations about the significance of artifacts and features discovered in compliance with the NHPA. Is responsible for assessing non-routine situations without on-site supervision.
  • Contributes to research designs for public archaeological excavation sites including at El Presidio. Writes annual work plans for excavation and artifact processing, including the identification of staffing needs and the scheduling of volunteers and interns.
  • Serves as the site supervisor at public excavation site like El Presidio and during subsequent laboratory work. In this capacity, the incumbent oversees the daily work of interns, docents, and volunteers. Routinely makes independent determinations in situations where existing guidelines for the treatment of artifacts and features are insufficient.
  • Represents the Presidio Trust through interpretive interactions with the public on a daily basis. Serves as point of contact and works with outside partners on programmatic collaborations.

Knowledge Required:

  • Comprehensive knowledge of the principles and theory of archaeology to support the broader archaeological program.
  • Ability to apply professional knowledge and skills to the solution of problems generally concerned with nonroutine phases of archaeological work.
  • Knowledge of laboratory analysis methods in order to prepare artifacts for testing, curation, and storage.
  • General understanding of related fields of work such as socio-cultural anthropology (ethnohistory, ethnology, ethnography), history, geology, paleontology, soil science, biology, botany, and architecture.
  • Knowledge in the use of computers and knowledge of archaeological database and information management systems (particularly Re: discovery) to document, manipulate, and report on data resulting from archaeological work. Knowledge of automated data storage and manipulation, word processing, and spreadsheets.
  • Skill to communicate highly technical and non-technical information clearly and concisely orally and in writing, including conveying technical archaeological information to the lay public in an engaging and informative manner.

Physical Demands:

The position requires strenuous physical activity at times including lifting and carrying heavy objects. A portion of the work necessarily involves archaeological field investigations within the boundaries of the Presidio.  This includes walking on uneven terrain, excavating archaeological features with hand tools or shovels, screening dirt, and sorting archaeological collections.  A portion of the work is principally indoors and sedentary. This includes collections management and laboratory analysis, which requires the ability to concentrate for long periods of time. The employee is typically required to carry light items and may drive or be a passenger in a motor vehicle.  No special physical effort or ability is required to do this part of the work.

Work Environment:

Work is performed outdoors in all types of weather and conditions. Outdoor assignments may also be performed in potentially hazardous areas including steep slopes, rocky terrain, wetlands and forests.  Collections management and laboratory analysis work is performed in an adequately lighted, heated, and ventilated office setting.

Required Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s degree from an accredited university in anthropology, history or related field, with training in field, laboratory, or archival research methods.
  • A minimum of one year of professional experience in archaeological field and/or laboratory work. Experience with stratigraphic excavation is strongly desired.
  • Knowledge of the professional practice of archaeology or history acquired through education or experience. Ability to apply that knowledge to a program that involves a range of duties associated with the Trust’s ongoing Interpretation Office activities.
  • Skill in oral and written communication in order to ensure that documentation is well written, easily understood, and pertinent information is shared effectively, and that oral presentations to the public are informative, clear, and convey the intended message.
  • Familiarity with and ability to use various types of cross-platform digital media and database software currently being used within the profession for archaeological site recordation and/or collections management.
  • Competency with Microsoft Office applications is required.

Desired Qualifications

  • Valid Driver’s License

About the Visitor Engagement Team

The Visitor Engagement Team is dedicated to welcoming and sharing the Presidio experience with people of all ages and backgrounds. They develop and manage both free public programming and revenue generating activities, bringing outdoor programs and signature events to the park. The team supports community outreach and engagement, provides opportunities to build meaningful connections to place through site-based art exhibitions, recreation and wellness activities, and develops self-guided adventures for guests through our trails, camping, and organized sports. The team also manages special park uses/permitting. In partnership with the National Park Service and Golden Gate National Parks Conservancy, the department supports ongoing staffing of the Presidio Visitor Center and Welcome Desk at the Officers’ Club.

Driver’s License Investigation & Review

These positions require a current, valid Driver’s License prior to starting work, and maintenance of a driver’s license throughout occupancy of the position. You will be subject to a driver’s license investigation as a New Entrant, and annual driver’s license reviews thereafter. An individual’s granting of an investigation and resulting reports thereafter is voluntary, however, employment is contingent upon the successful completion of a driver’s license investigation. The Trust may refuse to hire an individual, rescind an offer of employment, or review and terminate the employment of a current employee who does not successfully complete the driver’s license investigation.

The Presidio Trust is an equal opportunity employer, offering a competitive benefits package.  To apply call (415) 561-5300 (Monday-Friday, 8 am – 5 pm) to request an application package, OR download the application from our website, www.presidio.gov, and mail the application to Employee Support Services, Presidio Trust, P.O. Box 29052, San Francisco, CA 94129-0052.

Apply at Link: https://www.presidio.gov/presidio-trust/jobs/archaelogical-specialist

Title Cultural Resources Project Manager
Salary TBD
Post Date 11-20-19
Location San Diego, CA
Job Information

To apply for the position, please click on this link: https://careers-swca.icims.com/jobs/10814/cultural-resources-project-manager/job

About the opportunity

SWCA Environmental Consultants is seeking a Cultural Resources Project Manager for our growing San Diego, 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

  • Project implementation to include staffing, fieldwork, research, report writing, and Quality Assurance/ Quality Control (QA/QC) review.
  • Authors proposal scopes and budgets; leads proposals in their entirety.
  • Supervises personnel in the field, office, and laboratory.
  • Collaborates with SWCA’s managers, directors, and principal investigators on technical and business development efforts throughout the company.
  • Maintains SWCA’s high standard of scientific ethics and quality assurance, and is motivated to identify and resolve problems in creative ways.
  • Collaborate as part of an interdisciplinary environmental team.
  • Assists in the continuing development of SWCA’s Cultural Resource Program and expands SWCA’s professional reputation in cultural resources consulting and research throughout California and beyond. 

Experience and qualifications for success

  • Master’s Degree in anthropology, archaeology, history, or a closely related field required.
  • Minimum of five (5) years of experience in cultural resources management (CRM) on a variety of project types, sizes, regions, and agencies, with increasing levels of responsibility.
  • 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.
  • Meets the Secretary of the Interior’s Professional Qualifications Standards in archaeology.
  • Qualified for listing on the California statewide Bureau of Land Management permit is required.
  • Extensive experience with California archaeology, or similar cultural area.
  • Experience working with major electric utilities clients in California preferred.
  • 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.
  • Possess advanced skills and knowledge in one or more specialty scientific areas (e.g., lithic, ceramic, or faunal analysis; osteology; historical archaeology).
  • Has completed all aspects of a project, from pre-field tasks to final report preparation for a variety of project types and sizes, regions, and agencies.
  • Prior report authorship in a CRM context.
  • Has provided QA/QC review of field documents, site forms, and reports.
  • Has led large crews and/or multiple crews on a variety of project types and sizes, regions, and agencies.
  • 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.

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 Technician
Salary TBD
Post Date 11-14-19
Location Sacramento, CA / San Francisco, CA / San Jose, CA (or Portland, OR)
Job Information

Archaeological Field Technician – San Francisco, California

Grounded in safety, quality, and ethics, our experts lead their fields and guide our work with rigor, a creative spirit, and vision for growth. We draw from more than 20 technical specialties around the globe and are committed to fostering an inclusive community of diverse talents, backgrounds, and expertise. We’re a place to apply your passion and collaborate with top environmental talents on work that’s critical to our clients and the communities they support. Join a team that has the environment down to a science.

Your Opportunity

Your role will include archaeological survey, testing, evaluation, data recovery, and construction monitoring, as well as other tasks as assigned. The position requires shovel testing, test unit excavation, soil profile description, artifact analyses, preparation of detailed field notes and archaeological site records. Candidates must be able and willing to work outdoors in remote locations and for extended periods under all weather conditions, often traversing rugged terrain. Must demonstrate awareness for workplace safety; and be willing to work independently when conditions are appropriate or with limited supervision.

The Archaeologist will work closely with Stantec’s project managers, laboratory resources and environmental staff.

Your Key Responsibilities

  • Identify and record areas of archeological potential, archaeological sites, and traditional use sites
  • You may also be responsible for management and supervision of archaeological projects, including survey, site evaluation, and site mitigation.
  • Write permit applications, interim reports, final reports and site forms
  • Actively participate in Stantec’s HSSE programs
  • Responsible for specific objectives and the achievement of significant results.
  • Implementation of research designs, work plans, schedules, fieldwork, and analysis and reporting.
  • Studies objects and structures recovered by excavation to identify, date, and authenticate them and to interpret their significance.
  • Consults site reports, existing artifacts, and topographic maps to identify archaeological sites.
  • Assesses archaeological sites for resource management, development, or conservation purposes and recommend methods for site protection.
  • Monitors field procedures and contribute to Research Designs, Treatment Plans, and other technical documents.
  • Creates a grid of sites and draw and update maps of unit profiles, stratum surfaces, features, and findings.
  • Records the exact locations and conditions of artifacts uncovered in diggings or surveys, using drawings and photographs as necessary.
  • Describes artifacts’ physical properties or attributes, such as the materials from which artifacts are made and their size, shape, functions, and decoration.
  • Ensures that all fieldwork, analysis, and report production is conducted within quality control/quality assurance program.
  • Assists with mapping responsibilities in the field, including collection of GPS data using Trimble units (ArcPad experience is a plus).

Your Capabilities and Credentials

  • Proficient in policies and procedures for HSSE, including client-specific training, leads by example, and applies these policies and procedures as appropriate to their work.
  • Solid skills in technical writing.
  • Observing and developing skills in communications and technical information exchange with clients, engineers and scientists, government regulators and agencies, and academia, as well as non-technical communication to the public.
  • Able to build strong relationships with key clients with respect to their technical area and the broader business objectives in their regions.
  • Builds and maintains productive professional and personal networking relationships.
  • Drives collaborative efforts within the Business Center and beyond to deliver consistent, high quality and appropriately scoped technical work.
  • At least two years of experience successfully executing technical aspects of small to medium projects.
  • Good driving record and valid driver’s license required.

Education and Experience

Bachelor’s degree in Anthropology, Archaeology, or related field.

Minimum 2 years related experience, or an equivalent combination of

Education.

Typical office environment working with computers and remaining sedentary for long periods of time. Field work may include exposure to the elements including inclement weather.

Ability to lift and move items and equipment up to 50 lbs.

This description is not a comprehensive listing of activities, duties or responsibilities that may be required of the employee and other duties, responsibilities and activities may be assigned or may be changed at any time with or without notice.

Stantec is a place where the best and brightest come to build on each other’s talents, do exciting work, and make an impact on the world around us. Join us and redefine your personal best.

Apply at: https://stantec.jobs/portland-or/archaeological-field-technician/27CB1753C3F24444BD2E0B9BC2E2E80C/job/

Title Associate or Environmental Planner (Archaeology)
Salary TBD
Post Date 11-13-19
Location Bishop
Job Information

Caltrans/District 9 is looking to recruit an Associate or Environmental Planner (Archaeology) to join our dynamic team.  The size of our District affords you the opportunity to play a vital role in the transportation system in the Eastern Sierra. If you work to live and enjoy the outdoors, Bishop may be for you. Bishop is known as the “Small Town with a Big Backyard” and rests between two spectacular white-capped mountain ranges, the Sierras and the White Mountains. We are steps away from biking, hiking, camping, backpacking, fishing, skiing, climbing, horseback riding, off-roading, birding, and so much more.

Job posting – https://jobs.ca.gov/CalHrPublic/Jobs/JobPosting.aspx?JobControlId=180452

 

Final Filing Date – Until Filled

 

Title Cultural Resources Project Manager
Post Date 11-12-19
Location Pasadena
Job Information

To apply for this position, please apply online by clicking on the link provided here: https://careers-swca.icims.com/jobs/10777/cultural-resources-project-manager/job

About the opportunity

SWCA Environmental Consultants is 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

  • Project implementation to include staffing, fieldwork, research, report writing, and Quality Assurance/ Quality Control (QA/QC) review.
  • Authors proposal scopes and budgets; leads proposals in their entirety.
  • Supervises personnel in the field, office, and laboratory.
  • Collaborates with SWCA’s managers, directors, and principal investigators on technical and business development efforts throughout the company.
  • Maintains SWCA’s high standard of scientific ethics and quality assurance, and is motivated to identify and resolve problems in creative ways.
  • Collaborate as part of an interdisciplinary environmental team.
  • Assists in the continuing development of SWCA’s Cultural Resource Program and expands SWCA’s professional reputation in cultural resources consulting and research throughout California and beyond. 

Experience and qualifications for success

  • Master’s Degree in anthropology, archaeology, history, or a closely related field required.
  • Minimum of five (5) years of experience in cultural resources management (CRM) on a variety of project types, sizes, regions, and agencies, with increasing levels of responsibility.
  • 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.
  • Meets the Secretary of the Interior’s Professional Qualifications Standards in archaeology.
  • Qualified for listing on the California statewide Bureau of Land Management permit is required.
  • Extensive experience with California archaeology, or similar cultural area.
  • Experience working with major electric utilities clients in California preferred.
  • 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.
  • Possess advanced skills and knowledge in one or more specialty scientific areas (e.g., lithic, ceramic, or faunal analysis; osteology; historical archaeology).
  • Has completed all aspects of a project, from pre-field tasks to final report preparation for a variety of project types and sizes, regions, and agencies.
  • Prior report authorship in a CRM context.
  • Has provided QA/QC review of field documents, site forms, and reports.
  • Has led large crews and/or multiple crews on a variety of project types and sizes, regions, and agencies.
  • 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.

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 ASSOCIATE STATE ARCHEOLOGIST
Salary TBD
Post Date 11-12-19
Location NORTH COAST REDWOODS DISTRICT
Job Information

ASSOCIATE STATE ARCHEOLOGIST – NORTH COAST REDWOODS DISTRICT / CULTURAL RESOURCES / FORT HUMBOLDT SHP

The reporting location for this position will be the North Coast Redwoods District office located at 3431 Fort Avenue, Eureka, CA 95503 at Fort Humboldt State Historic Park. This position works under the general direction of the Supervisor, Cultural Resources Program.

The position will serve as the District Archaeologist, and is responsible for the management of the District’s archaeological resources. The District Archaeologist works as part of an interdisciplinary team and provides written recommendations when potential impacts to may occur as a result of Departmental actions in areas with archaeological resources as directed by the California Environmental Quality ACT (CEQA), Public Resources Code 5024 et seq., and (when appropriate) Section 106 of the National Historic Preservation Act. Experience in incident response, archaeological damage assessment, prescribed fire, Geographic Information Systems (GIS), and working with partners in the Native American community is preferred.

Read the details at https://jobs.ca.gov/CalHrPublic/Jobs/JobPosting.aspx?JobControlId=180880

Title Archaeological Compliance Research Associate
Salary Up to $24/hr DOE and Educational background + No cost limited health, dental, vision insurance.
Post Date 11-08-19
Location Death Valley National Park
Job Information

 

Working cooperatively with the National Park Service’s Death Valley National Park(DEVA), the Great Basin Institute is recruiting a (1) Archaeological Compliance Research Associate (RA) to join our program and assist DEVA archaeology staff. The RA will conduct monitoring, produce the necessary archeological inventories and assist the Park Section 106 Coordinator with compliance documentation. As part of the analysis required by the National Historic Preservation Act (NHPA)and by the National Environmental Policy Act (NEPA) for potential ground-disturbing projects, a Section 106 of NHPA cultural resource evaluation must be completed to evaluate effects to federally owned historic and prehistoric sites. In order to complete these specialist reports, surveys for archaeological resources need to be completed for all proposed projects. The RA will also conduct cultural resources literature reviews and identify gaps in the Park’s data.   

The RA will support a variety of cultural resource projects which may include all stages of the archaeological survey process, which includes: pre-field review(search of archaeological databases to determine if the area had been surveyed before and if there are any known archaeological sites in the area), intensive archaeological pedestrian surveys (cultural properties will be fully inventoried, recorded, and GPSed), site documentation, and development of the final reports

Examples of needed skills include: working knowledge of 36 CFR Part 800; writing NHPA consultation letters; file management; preparation of National Register Nominations and Determinations of Eligibility; preparation or contribution to MOAs and PAs; working as part of an interdisciplinary team; coordinating reviews with qualified cultural resource professionals; prioritizing workload;and tracking and communicating status of tasks. This position requires long periods of sitting and/or standing at a computer.

o Master’s degree in Archaeology or related field, required;
o Knowledge of 36 CFR Part 800;
o Ability to understand, implement and adhere to Secretary of the Interior professional qualification standards;
o Ability to understand, implement and adhere to the 2008 Nationwide Programmatic Agreement between the NPS and NCSHPO;
o Ability to utilize ArcGIS and/or AutoCAD software to build maps, organize and manage data, and manipulate data layers;
o Field experiences related to archaeology, anthropology, or indigenous peoples studies – in particular, historic and prehistoric Mojave Desert archaeology desirable;
o Ability to understand, implement and adhere to established data collection, inventory, recording, and monitoring protocols;
o Capacity to collect and maintain field data in an organized manner that is easily understood and accessible to other resources staff (GBI or NPS);
o Experience completing archeological site forms (or portions of site forms) and/or entering site form data into database programs;
o Experience preparing, reviewing and writing reports; 
o Experience operating hand-held GPS equipment for navigation and electronic field data collection; experience post-processing field data, a plus;
o Read and interpret topographical maps and navigate using a compass;
o Possess a clean, valid, state-issued driver’s license with the ability to safely operate and maintain a 4WD vehicle on and off paved roads;
o Ability to work productively and cooperatively as part of a team focused on accomplishing mutual goals and communicate effectively, both written and orally, with a diverse audience;
o Flexibility and capability to meet the demands of rapidly changing plans and schedules;
o Possess good organizational skills and be detail-oriented; and 
o Ability to work in harsh and rapidly changing environments, camp in the backcountry for consecutive days, work in all types of weather conditions, traverse uneven terrain, carry a heavy pack in excess of 35-45 lbs, and be in overall good physical condition; prior experience working in the desert southwest, or similar desert climates, desirable. 

Successful applicant must complete a Department of Interior (DOI) Background Investigation (BI) or submit paperwork to NPS human resources indicating an active and fully adjudicated BI has already been completed prior to beginning position. If you already have a fully adjudicated BI, please let us know in your application.   

Please follow link to apply:  https://crcareers.thegreatbasininstitute.org/careers/Careers.aspx?adata=EKxdf7XWrTm%2bWHPyZDa1cNET1LMiujQEPBGRcwHGBVUp6LZznWcrDHrgHsqS9aVL8DL2jDafvaFw1gxQFjBrNmkbPfEWVwNJZWjFlPEZOcoxZkTzRtJQ6MfTGK94RBfadwyBVbNRtiiwERmhXq6avD0OEHFSqgDXoVMpebYsJQtJHfRX0wOwzvMC7PCJT3eR4NlzduSEh7FhLSnnJ6Vpv%2fU%3d

Title Senior Archaeologist
Salary TBD
Post Date 10-30-19
Location Bakersfield, CA
Job Information

Grounded in safety, quality, and ethics, our experts lead their fields and guide our work with rigor, a creative spirit, and vision for growth. We draw from more than 20 technical specialties around the globe and are committed to fostering an inclusive community of diverse talents, backgrounds, and expertise. We’re a place to apply your passion and collaborate with top environmental talents on work that’s critical to our clients and the communities they support. Join a team that has the environment down to a science.

Your Opportunity

Your role will include archaeological survey, testing, evaluation, data recovery, and construction monitoring, as well as other tasks as assigned. You will do shovel testing, test unit excavation, soil profile description, artifact analyses, preparation of detailed field notes and archaeological site records. You must be able and willing to work outdoors in remote locations and for extended periods under all weather conditions, often traversing rugged terrain. Must demonstrate awareness for workplace safety; and be willing to work independently when conditions are appropriate or with limited supervision. You will work closely with Stantec’s project managers, laboratory resources and environmental staff.

Your Key Responsibilities

  • Manage tasks and projects according to approved scopes of work, and deliver quality reports on schedule and within budget
  • You may also be responsible for management and supervision of archaeological projects, including survey, site evaluation, and site mitigation.
  • Contribute to and lead business development activities, including proposals, pre-qualifications, and relationship building with clients and prospective clients
  • Interact and interface with clients and environmental regulators – Contract document preparation, including detailed design drawings and specifications, and project permitting
  • Construction contract administration and site inspection services
  • Participate in Health, Safety and Environment (HSE) Policies, Procedures, Standards and Guidelines in the execution of all work
  • Assists in analyzing current and emerging technical issues, and implementing actions to proactively address market, business, regulatory, and/or economic issues.
  • Assignments/projects are advanced in nature and require the application of mature knowledge.
  • Responsible for planning and conducting assignments/ projects having broad scope for independent accomplishment and coordination of difficult tasks.
  • Recommendations are reviewed for soundness of judgment; accepted as accurate and feasible.
  • Provide supervision, training, technical direction and mentoring to more junior staff
  • Review work of junior staff.
  • Applies technical and business knowledge and methods to develop creative, effective, and economical solutions to address current and potential project issues.
  • Executes specific technical tasks or requirements for medium to large projects.
  • Conduct peer reviews of routine and moderately complex work by colleagues or more junior practitioners.
  • Qualifies as a Quality Reviewer and undertakes Quality Reviews of moderate to large deliverables.

Your Capabilities and Credentials

  • Proficient in and consistently demonstrates and promotes policies and procedures for HSSE, including client-specific training (if applicable).
  • Strong skills in technical writing.
  • Skilled in communications and technical information exchange with clients, engineers and scientists, government regulators and agencies, and academia, as well as non-technical communication to the public.
  • Disciplined approach to project execution and technical excellence.
  • Ability to provide written and verbal direction on project delivery.
  • Shows leadership in striving to continuously improve technical performance.
  • Champions new ideas and initiatives and creates an environment that supports creativity and innovation.
  • Builds and maintains productive professional and personal networking relationships.
  • Drives collaborative efforts within the region and beyond to deliver consistent, high quality and appropriately scoped technical work.
  • Ability to use field data collection equipment such as GPS, transit, and Total Station
  • At least four years of experience successfully executing technical aspects of medium to complex projects.
  • Good driving record and valid driver’s license required.
  • OSHA 40-hour HAZWOPER training required.
  • Prior to employment with Stantec, a successful passing of a physical and drug screen will be required.

Education and Experience

Bachelor’s degree in Archaeology, or related field. Minimum 7-8 years related experience, or an equivalent combination of education (e.g., advanced degree) and experience.

Membership as a Registered Professional Archeologist (RPA) is preferred.

Typical office environment working with computers and remaining sedentary for long periods of time. Field work may include exposure to the elements including inclement weather. Ability to lift and move items and equipment up to 50 lbs.

This description is not a comprehensive listing of activities, duties or responsibilities that may be required of the employee and other duties, responsibilities and activities may be assigned or may be changed at any time with or without notice.

Stantec is a place where the best and brightest come to build on each other’s talents, do exciting work, and make an impact on the world around us. Join us and redefine your personal best.

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Title Archaeological/Cultural Resources Crew Leader
Salary TBD
Post Date 10-28-19
Location Arlington
Job Information

Overview

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 Arlington office offers a unique work environment and specializes in cultural and natural resources. Your role will be to assist and lead cultural resources field surveys, background reviews, and reporting.

Responsibilities
Supervising and leading a crew while conducting archaeological monitoring, survey, testing, and data recovery. Communicating with Field Directors, Project Managers, and GIS staff through regular, scheduled field status reports. Participating in technical research and writing and data QA/QC for reporting efforts. Assisting with mapping responsibilities in the field, including collection of GPS data using Trimble units

Qualifications

  • Minimum of a Bachelor’s Degree in Anthropology, Archaeology or a closely related field required
  • A minimum of two (2) years of experience with a wide range of field methodologies, including archaeological survey, testing, excavation, and monitoring required; experience in [Region] preferred
  • Previous field supervisory experience prefferred.
  • Completed accredited field school experience is highly preferred
  • Ability to travel to a location, walk and conduct fieldwork for long hours, sometimes in inclement weather, rugged terrain, often at high altitudes, and ability to carry equipment and supplies weighing up to 40 pounds is required

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.

Apply Here: http://www.Click2apply.net/pzj4g7b3ym69jygp

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