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Title Archaeologist
Salary Negotiable
Post Date 03-31-20
Location Goleta, Pasadena, or San Juan Capistrano
Job Information

About the Job

Dudek seeks a full-time Archaeologist to work closely with our team of cultural resources specialists (architectural historians, archaeologists and historic preservation professionals).

The position would ideally be based in one of Dudek’s offices in Goleta, Pasadena, or San Juan Capistrano, although opportunities may exist in our other offices for the right candidate. Primary work will be conducted in Southern California, although responsibilities may include projects in Northern California, other areas of California, the Great Basin, and elsewhere. Dudek’s clients include private and public entities, requiring the ability to pivot between development and agency support.

Dudek is an employee-owned, award-winning, multi-disciplinary environmental consulting firm with 40 years of excellence in California.  Dudek offers a team-oriented work environment and generous, highly competitive compensation and benefits, such as participation in our Employee Stock Ownership Plan (ESOP).

Duties and Responsibilities

  • Demonstrated professional experience preparing archaeological studies, reports, and plans, and successfully leading archaeological fieldwork throughout California
  • Strong, concise writing, research and data management skills (writing samples required)
  • Strong communication skills (both with clients and coworkers)
  • Ability to clearly communicate federal, state and local regulatory requirements to clients
  • Team-oriented attitude and approach
  • Ability to travel
  • At least two professional references
  • Demonstrated laboratory and technical analysis expertise a plus

Education and Essential Skills

  • The qualified candidate will possess an undergraduate degree (B.A.) in anthropology or a closely-related field, with preference given to those with a graduate degree (M.A. or Ph.D.)
  • Successful candidates will also have expertise in the prehistory/history of California, demonstrated working knowledge of Section 106 of the National Historic Preservation Act, the California Environmental Quality Act (CEQA), and various state regulations, and at least four years of cultural resources management experience.
  • The candidate should have previous experience with successful project implementation.

How to Apply

Visit the “Join Our Team” section of www.dudek.com to apply!

About Dudek

Dudek is a leading California-based environmental and engineering firm that helps public and private clients plan and implement reliable, effective, and compliant projects. Founded in 1980, Dudek is a stable company that has grown steadily to more than 600 professionals across the U.S., located primarily in offices in California, Hawai’i, and Oregon.

As an employee-owned company, Dudek’s culture rewards smart, productive team members with professional and financial benefits. Our offices are designed to encourage collaboration, sustainability, and connectivity with the surrounding communities.

Dudek is an Equal Opportunity Employer.  Qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national or ethnic origin, age, disability, protected veteran status, or other characteristics protected by applicable law.

 

Title Archaeology Crew Lead
Salary $20/hour
Post Date 03-23-20
Location Stanislaus National Forest (California)
Job Information

The Great Basin Institute, in cooperation with Stanislaus National Forest, is recruiting two Archaeology Crew Leads to support surveys of cultural resources on the forest. The Archaeology Crew Lead will be responsible for coordinating with USFS staff and GBI personnel to conduct Section 106 surveys and to document, assess and characterize the status of new and existing cultural resources, prepare State of California site records, create GIS maps, input data into the Forest Service heritage database, and assist in associated reporting. Field data, collected in accordance with USFS protocols, will be used as a basis for recommending management actions. Each Archaeology Crew Lead, will oversee a two-person crew and will support field safety, communication, planning, logistics, quality assurance, field implementation, and reporting.

Vegetation management projects, including fuels reduction, requiring Section 106 compliance will be the priority on the for Stanislaus National Forest. Common resources found in the area include logging and railroad camps with associated artifacts and landscape features and pre-contact sites ranging in age and function. Opportunities to assist in other cultural resource management projects may also be available including on all districts within the Stanislaus National Forest.

The work is physically demanding and involves hiking in steep terrain at high altitudes (6,000-9000 ft.) on a daily basis, commonly during extreme or inclement weather conditions such as snow or rain or high wind events.   The candidate will need to bring their own gear for such conditions.  The position will require working in remote locations on National Forest land.

 Compensation:  

  • $20.00/hour
  • Full health, dental, vision insurance coverage is provided.
  • Paid holidays in accordance with federal schedule.
  • USFS Housing may be available.  

                                                                                                                                    Timeline: 

o   May/June – October/November 2020 (6-month appointment)

o   Full time, 40 hours per week, generally Monday-Thursday

Location:

The Stanislaus National Forest encompasses nearly 900,000 acres on the western slope of the Sierra Nevada mountain range in California. Elevation ranges from 1,500 to 11,000 feet. Located between Lake Tahoe and Yosemite National Park, recreation opportunities abound within and around the Forest. The San Francisco Bay area is located 3 hours to the west. The position will be based out of the Mi-Wok Ranger District (northeast of Sonora, CA and southwest of Pinecrest, CA).

  • Bachelor’s degree in Anthropology/Archaeology or related discipline, and one year (minimum) of relevant experience; those with experience leading a crew in the field and an advanced degree are encouraged to apply;
  • Experience in performing field work in remote settings while maintaining safety and applying methodological protocols for collecting field data;
  • Experience in standard field methods for archaeological surveys, assessment and characterization of cultural resources, and associated reporting;
  • Familiarity with NHPA and SHPO compliance;
  • Familiarity with and interest in cultural resource management issues of western states and the cultural history of the Sierra Nevada region is preferred;
  • Familiarity with Sierra Nevada forested habitat types, especially east slope, preferred;
  • Proficiency in navigating off trail using GPS and/or topographic map and compass.  Experience with ArcPad on Trimble is preferred;
  • Experience in data management and quality control, including use of specialized software such as MS Access, ArcMap GIS, and Google Earth;
  • Willingness and ability to work safely and productively in remote field settings under adverse conditions;
  • Experience in field leadership, including awareness and enactment of best practices for field safety, ensuring fidelity to methods, and supporting quality of outcomes;
  • Willingness and ability to occasionally camp for consecutive nights in remote, primitive sites;
  • Strong organizational skills and ability to work cooperatively as well as independently;
  • Ability to communicate effectively, both written and orally, with a diverse audience;
  • Willingness to work a variable schedule or location in response to project needs,;
  • Ability to work effectively in a team setting with USFS staff, GBI staff, interns, volunteers, academic, state, and federal partners;
  • Driver’s license and clean driving record;
  • Experience in the safe operation of 4WD vehicles on unimproved roads;
  • Willingness and ability to consistently enact high performance standards and a strong work and team ethic in support of the mission of GBI and the goals of the USFS

How to Apply:

Please follow the link to apply directly through our online portal:

 https://www.vscyberhosting.com/greatbasin/Careers.aspx?req=2020-RAP-035&type=JOBDESCR

Title Veterans Curation Program (VCP) Laboratory Manager
Salary See below
Post Date 03-19-20
Location San Mateo, California
Job Information

The VCP Laboratory Manager provides leadership, training, and oversight to archaeological and archival collections processed in the VCP laboratory. This position is responsible for ensuring technicians are successfully trained in archaeological curation and are receiving assistance that may help with their transition to the civilian workforce.

Essential Functions:
  • Oversee daily processing of federally-owned archaeological and archival collections
  • Develop training materials and facilitate training of technicians in collections processing
  • Instruct technicians on data entry and database management
  • Ensure collections meet federal and state curation standards
  • Perform daily administrative duties, including bi-weekly situational report writing
  • Draft and edit collection management reports and finding aids
  • Perform quality control on archival databases, artifact catalogs, reports, photographs, and scans
  • Actively provide professional advice and guidance to technicians, including resume building
  • Generate social media content
  • Represent the program to U.S. Army Corps of Engineers personnel, military representatives, veterans service organizations, and community members
Core Competencies:
  • Excellent understanding of material culture, archaeological field methods, and/or documentation
  • Ability to prioritize and multi-task
  • Delegation and management skills
  • Interest in public archaeology and outreach
  • Helpful and friendly personality
  • Experience with analysis and research, preferably with primary documents
  • Passion for helping others
Minimum Qualifications:
  • Bachelor’s Degree in Archaeology, Museum Studies, Historic Preservation or closely related field
  • Graduate degree preferred
  • Field school or cultural resource management experience is preferred, but not required
Compensation and Benefits
  • Hourly rate of $27.80 per hour plus Health & Welfare benefit of $4.54 per hour
  • Federal Holidays; 13 Days Paid Leave; Paid Health/Dental/Life Insurance; 401k (after one year)

If interested, please submit a resume, cover letter, and references to Jessica Mundt at jmundt@nullnewsouthassoc.com. Inquiries are welcome. We are an equal opportunity employer.

Title Project Archaeologist
Salary TBD
Post Date 03-05-20
Location Northern California
Job Information

Are you an environmental enthusiast? Is conservation your cup of (sustainably sourced) tea? If so, you’ll fit in great at WRA.

We are on a quest to create a sustainable future where people and the environment thrive. For more than 35 years, WRA has provided outstanding ecological and design expertise to develop successful solutions for our clients. We employ experts in the fields of botany, engineering, wildlife, wetland ecology, GIS, CEQA/NEPA, and landscape architecture – all in the service of our mission: to create value for our community by working together to provide environmental solutions.  
 
The Position: 

WRA is seeking several Project-based Archaeologist to assist with and conduct archaeological fieldwork at various locations throughout Northern California. Fieldwork could include pedestrian and subsurface survey, evaluative testing, data recovery, and construction monitoring. You will work with our Cultural Resources Program Manager, clients, and Native American monitors to carry out fieldwork. Work may also include conducting laboratory artifact analysis, administering environmental trainings, and assisting with technical reports. Though the majority of work would occur in Northern California, some work may occur in Southern California. The ideal candidate should have experience in California archaeology and working with Native American monitors.

Responsibilities for the Project Archaeologist include: 

Conduct archaeological fieldwork including but not limited to: pedestrian survey, subsurface survey (shovel probes, augering, trenching), evaluative testing (excavation), data recovery (excavation), site recordation, construction monitoring
Coordinate with Native American monitors
Coordinate with construction crews
Formally record archaeological sites
Operate Trimble GPS unit and iPad-based data collection software (e.g., Collector, Wildnote)
Communicate project information to project managers and other field staff
Occasionally assist in cultural resources report preparation
Occasionally assist in laboratory artifact analysis

Work Environment & Physical Demands:

The Project Archaeologist operates in an outdoor setting and often at active construction sites. The noise level in the work environment is usually moderate but occasionally high.
This position would require the ability to walk relatively long distances, excavate soil using hand-tools (e.g., shovels, augers, trowels), sift sediment using archaeological screens, and lift items (e.g., buckets, artifact boxes) up to 40 pounds. The Project Archaeologist will travel to project locations up to 90-100 percent.

 What You Bring To The Team: 

  • Bachelor’s or Master’s degree in Archaeology or Anthropology with a focus in Archaeology
  • Minimum 2 years experience conducting archaeological fieldwork in California
  • Demonstrates intermediate proficiency in use of Trimble GPS units and iPad-based data collection software (e.g., Collector, Wildnote)
  • Valid U.S.-based driver’s license

 Why You’ll Love WRA:

Diversity, equity and inclusion are top cultural priorities. We are committed to building a team that is reflective of the diverse communities we serve, and are actively seeking candidates from a multitude of backgrounds.
Easy commute. Most offices have free parking or are accessible via public transit 
A place to grow. Strong internal technical training program and professional mentorship model
Love where you work. Positive, progressive work environment, flexibility to work remote, ergonomic sit/stand desks and fun internal social events
Make a difference. Opportunity to work on diverse array of projects at a mission-driven organization
 
WRA is committed to creating a diverse environment and is proud to be an equal opportunity employer. We recruit, employ, train, compensate and promote regardless of race, religion, color, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, disability, age, veteran status, and other protected status as required by applicable law.

Apply directly at: https://wra-ca.hua.hrsmart.com/hr/ats/Posting/view/43

 

 

Title Technicians and Principal Investigator
Salary TBD
Post Date 03-05-20
Location Northern California, Nevada, and southern Oregon
Job Information

Technicians and Principal Investigator.  Native-X, Inc. is looking for this year’s seasonal technicians.  We need two to three archaeological technicians to assist our core group in conducting survey and possible site testing for projects in northern California, Nevada, and southern Oregon for the 2020 field season.  Experience in California and Great Basin archaeology is preferred.  Successful candidates will have at least a BA/BS degree in anthropology/archaeology and at least 6 months survey experience.  Some projects will require camping and others will utilize motels.  The ability to walk 7-9 miles a day across a variety of terrain is also a must.  Work will begin in April and likely continue throughout the summer/fall.  SCA wage rates apply for most of the work and vary by location, but for the most part are between $19 and $24 an hour.  Per diem and lodging paid during work sessions.  Individuals from the Reno / Sacramento region may be given preference.  Native-X is celebrating its 22nd year conducting archaeological investigations.  We prefer individuals who work hard, like to learn, and who are comfortable in small groups.

Native-X, Inc. is also seeking another Masters degree level archaeologist to work as a Principal Investigator / Field Supervisor on projects for the 2020 season in the same areas.  Candidate must meet the Secretary of the Interior’s standards as an Archaeologist at this level and be able to be added to our BLM permits. 

Please send resume and at least three references to John@nullNative-X.com.  Meet in person if you are at the SCAs or at the SOJ meeting.  Native-X, Inc. is a veteran-owned, small business and GSA contract holder.  To know more about us, visit our website at www.Native-X.com.  Please only serious responses.

Title GIS Analyst (Archaeologist)
Salary Negotiable
Post Date 02-26-20
Location Irvine, CA
Job Information

Cultural Resources Management, LLC (DUKE CRM) is hiring for the position below:

Job Description

DUKE CRM is seeking an experienced and qualified GIS Analyst to manage our GIS data and produce report-quality maps. This is a part- to full-time, hourly position. The position has professional responsibilities in the office, with occasional visits to projects and our Inland Empire office to train field technicians on and configure GPS units. Daily responsibilities include updating spatial data, maintaining GIS files and databases, maintaining the company web map application through ArcGIS online, creating and exporting report-ready maps, georeferencing and analyzing historic maps for research, using GIS tools to process data, writing and editing scripts, creating models in model builder, organizing GIS files through ArcCatalog, creating and updating GPS data dictionaries, editing maps in Adobe Creative Suite programs, and processing CAD data. The successful candidate will typically work 16-40 hours per week, depending on workload. Overtime is possible and at times, mandatory. NOTE: If the candidate is a qualified archaeologist, full-time work is available. Please include any archaeological experience on your CV when applying.

Preferred Professional Skills/Experience

  • A. or M.A. in Geography, Anthropology, or related discipline.
  • 1+ years of GIS education (Certification, B.A., or M.A.).
  • 2+ years of experience in professional GIS work with an emphasis in archaeology/environmental sciences.
  • Expertise in ArcMap 10.5, 10.6, and/or 10.7 creating GIS layers, editing data, and making maps.
  • Expertise in georeferencing maps.
  • Expertise in data management including file and database skills.
  • Knowledge of GPS data collection software configuration (Mobile Mapper, ArcPad and/or TerraSync).
  • Familiarity with Microsoft Office products (Word, Excel, Access, and Outlook).
  • Familiarity with Adobe Acrobat Professional, Photoshop, and Illustrator.
  • Actively engaged in learning the latest GIS tools.

Personal Skills and Attributes

  • Strong organizational skills and time management.
  • Good problem-solving ability and analytical skills.
  • A deep capacity for creative thinking on archaeological and GIS questions/issues.
  • Excellent verbal, interpersonal, and written communication.
  • Ability to work effectively in multi-disciplinary teams and independently.
  • A focus toward fulfilling client objectives.
  • A desire to excel and a passion for working on complex and challenging projects.

About DUKE CRM

DUKE CRM is a growing CRM firm based in Irvine, with a second office in the Inland Empire. We offer a relaxed, flexible, yet professional, work environment. We encourage our employees to excel and advance in all aspects. DUKE CRM is an equal opportunity employer. We offer competitive pay and benefits to match. Benefits include Medical/Dental/Vision, paid-time-off (sick, vacation, and holiday), life insurance, performance bonuses, and publication bonuses.

 

To Apply: Email a cover letter highlighting your qualifications, a CV, and references to Curt Duke at curt@nulldukecrm.com.

Title Cultural Resources Technician -Morro Bay
Salary TBD
Post Date 02-26-20
Location Morro Bay
Job Information

Cogstone is looking for a local cultural resources field technician in the Morro Bay, California, area for a construction monitoring project starting mid-to-late March 2020. The project is expected to run five days a week and last approximately eight weeks. After the project is complete, there is plenty of potential for ongoing work in Central California.

Cultural resources technicians will:

  • Conduct, construction monitoring, pre-field research and field surveys, and site testing
  • Search areas of proposed projects for evidence of historic and prehistoric remains
  • Determine exact location of sites and mark them on maps and aerial photographs
  • Ensure that work assignments are carried out in a safe and timely manner according to established standards and procedures
  • Clean and catalog artifacts
  • Stand for up to ten hours, although most projects work eight hour days

Position Requirements

  • California experience
  • BA or BS in Anthropology or a closely related field.
  • Able to conduct fieldwork 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, with reliable transportation
  • Confident in the construction environment
  • Proficient in use of tablets and standard office software
  • Produce excellent field notes
  • Capable of working independently with a diverse, multi-disciplinary team
  • Self-motivated with strong initiative

Apply at https://recruiting.myapps.paychex.com/appone/MainInfoReq.asp?R_ID=2913855

Title Field Archaeologist
Salary TBD
Post Date 02-20-20
Location San Luis Obispo
Job Information

 

LSA’s San Luis Obispo office is seeking to hire a field archaeologist on an hourly, project-hire basis. The selected candidate will work with an LSA archaeologist with a focus on conducting field surveys, either as part of a crew or individually. Additional tasks such as monitoring on construction sites and assisting with archaeological excavation may also be required. Candidates must have a Bachelor’s degree in Archaeology, or Anthropology with an emphasis in Archaeology (or a similar field), and 2 to 4 years of field experience. Candidates must also have experience identifying artifacts and features in the field. Prior experience completing DPR 523 forms is preferred, but not required.

LSA is a diversified environmental, transportation, and community planning organization with California offices in Carlsbad, Fresno, Irvine, Los Angeles, Palm Springs, Point Richmond, Riverside, Roseville, and San Luis Obispo. The staff at LSA includes experts in environmental analysis, transportation planning and engineering, biology and wetlands, habitat restoration, resource management, geographic information systems (GIS), community and land planning, landscape architecture, archaeology and paleontology, noise, and air quality. We are recognized as innovators in the field of environmental impact assessment, and we have developed a reputation among clients and professional peers in both the public and private sectors as being thorough, innovative, and objective.

LSA’s greatest asset is its employee ownership. LSA offers excellent compensation and benefits, including competitive pay; medical, dental, vision, long-term disability, long-term care, group life and AD&D insurance plans; vacation, sick, and holiday pay; an Employee Stock Ownership Plan (ESOP); and a Profit Sharing and Savings Plan (with 401k and company match). LSA is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer and participates in E-Verify.

Please visit our job portal to apply for this position at: http://lsa.net/careers/openings/

Title Archaeologist
Salary TBD
Post Date 02-13-20
Location Southern California
Job Information

 

 

 

ECORP Consulting, Inc. is currently accepting applications for a full-time archaeologist for projects in southern California. Responsibilities largely include construction monitoring, but may also include pedestrian survey, site mapping and recording, excavation, and other duties as assigned. Minimum requirements include a Bachelor of Arts or Bachelor of Science degree in Anthropology or other closely related field, successful completion of an archaeological field school or field methods course at an accredited university in the United States, and at least 1 year of full-time professional experience. The position will be based in our San Diego office. Regional travel is required, mostly within SouthernCalifornia. Registered Professional Archaeologists (or ability to become certified as such upon hire) are preferred. Competitive wages are based on level of education, relevant experience, and quality of references. ECORP offers an excellent benefits package. If interested, submit resume, work history, wage requirements, and a minimum of two references to jobs@nullecorpconsulting.com. ECORP Consulting is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

Title Archaeological Field Technician
Salary TBD
Post Date 02-07-20
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 Archeologist
Salary TBD
Post Date 02-05-20
Location Sacramento
Job Information

 

 

 

https://www.usajobs.gov/GetJob/ViewDetails/558820800 

https://www.usajobs.gov/GetJob/ViewDetails/558820200

 

  • Job Information: Performs various support functions related to the cultural resources program of Region 10 – California-Great Basin.
    -Prepares, reviews, or oversees cultural resource sections for Reclamation’s National Environmental Policy Act compliance documents, such as categorical exclusions and environmental assessments.
  • -Assists members of the cultural resources branch in conducting field inventories and evaluations of identified properties to meet Reclamation needs for identification and evaluation of cultural resource properties affected by its actions.
  • -Prepares site records, cultural resources reports, and geographic information system graphic products either, as assigned, or to assist others in the cultural resources branch to document the above studies. The incumbent develops recommendations regarding the treatment of historic properties affected by Reclamation projects, as assigned by the Regional Cultural Resources Officer. Develops and provides GIS mapping support to the Cultural Resources Branch, including production of maps, processing of data collected in the field, storage of data, conversion of digital data in various formats, and the conversion of maps from analog to digital form through the use of appropriate hardware and software.
  • -Reviews and comments on contractor archeological reports and other documents to ensure that such products meet Federal and Reclamation standards, as assigned by the Regional Cultural Resources Officer.
  • -Assists in the Cultural Resources Branch’s data management, as assigned by the Regional Cultural Resources Officer.
  • -Coordinates or collaborates with archeologists of private industry and other agencies, as well as State Historic Preservation Officer (SHPO) and the Advisory Council of Historic Preservation (Council), in accomplishing various program functions, as assigned by the Regional Cultural Resources Officer.
  • -Prepares Section 106 compliance correspondence to meet Section 106 compliance responsibility for appropriate Indian Tribes and the SHPO and possibly the Council for projects as assigned by the Regional Cultural Resources Officer.

 

Title Cultural Resources Crew Lead – Lake Tahoe
Salary TBD
Post Date 01-27-20
Location Lake Tahoe
Job Information
 
 
 
 
 
 
The Great Basin Institute, in cooperation with the Lake Tahoe Basin Management Unit of the US Forest Service, is recruiting a Cultural Resources Crew Lead to support surveys and monitoring of cultural resources on the forest in conjunction with fuels reduction projects. The Cultural Resources Crew Lead will be responsible for coordinating with USFS staff and GBI personnel to conduct the following:
  • Section 106 surveys to document, assess and characterize the status of new and existing cultural resources;
  • Preparation of California DPR site records, GIS maps, , and SHPO-compliant reporting.
  • Collection of field data in accordance with USFS protocols, inputing data into the Forest Service heritage database, and assisting in recommending management actions concerning the fuels reduction projects.
  • Generally, oversee four crew members and support field safety, communication, planning, logistics, quality assurance, field implementation, and reporting efforts.

Please note that the work is physically demanding and involves hiking in steep terrain at high altitudes (6,000 to 9000 ft.) on a daily basis, commonly during extreme or inclement weather conditions such as snow, rain or high wind events.  The candidate will need to bring their own gear for such conditions and have the ability to carry a pack up to 40 lbs.  The position will require working in remote locations and some camping may be required to accomplish project goals. Work schedules are subject to change depending on weather and project needs. This is principally a field-based position. Vegetation management, specifically fuels reduction projects requiring Section 106 compliance, will be the priority. Common resources found in the area include historic logging and railroad camps, landscape features, and pre- and post- contact Native American sites ranging in age and function.

 
To learn more and apply, please follow the link below:
https://www.vscyberhosting.com/greatbasin/careers.aspx?rf=SCA&req=2020-RAP-003.
 
Title Archaeology Crew Lead – Tahoe National Forest
Salary TBD
Post Date 01-27-20
Location Tahoe National Forest
Job Information

 

 

 

 

The Great Basin Institute, in cooperation with Tahoe National Forest, is recruiting an Archaeology Crew Lead to support surveys of cultural resources on the forest. The Archaeology Crew Lead will be responsible for coordinating with USFS staff and GBI personnel to conduct Section 106 surveys and to document, assess and characterize the status of new and existing cultural resources, prepare State of California site records, create GIS maps, input data into the Forest Service heritage database, and assist in associated reporting. Project sites within the Sierraville and Truckee Ranger Districts will be targeted. Field data, collected in accordance with USFS protocols, will be used as a basis for recommending management actions. Opportunities to assist in other cultural resource management projects may also be available, including on adjacent districts within the Tahoe National Forest. The Archaeology Crew Lead, will oversee a one-person crew (lead plus one GBI crew member), and will support field safety, communication, planning, logistics, quality assurance, field implementation, and reporting.

Vegetation management projects, including fuels reduction, requiring Section 106 compliance will be the priority on both districts. Common resources found in the area include logging and railroad camps with associated artifacts and landscape features and pre-contact sites ranging in age and function. The selected candidate will be based out of the Sierraville Ranger District office and will conduct surveys on both the Sierraville and Truckee ranger districts.

The work is physically demanding and involves hiking in steep terrain at high altitudes (6,000-9000 ft.) on a daily basis, commonly during extreme or inclement weather conditions such as snow or rain or high wind events.   The candidate will need to bring their own gear for such conditions.  The position will require working in remote locations on National Forest land. The work schedule, generally 4 days on and 3 days off each week, is subject to change depending on weather and project needs. This is principally a field-based position (80% of time).

 
To learn more and apply, please follow the link below:
https://www.vscyberhosting.com/greatbasin/careers.aspx?rf=SCA&req=2020-RAP-014.
Title Archaeology Crew Lead – Eldorado National Forest
Salary TBD
Post Date 01-27-20
Location Eldorado National Forest
Job Information

 

 

 
 
The Great Basin Institute, in cooperation with the US Forest Service Eldorado National Forest, is recruiting one Archaeology Crew Lead to work cooperatively with USFS and GBI staff to complete Section 106 cultural resource surveys and site monitoring for various projects on the El Dorado National Forest. This work provides professional development opportunities in cultural resource management practices while supporting USFS initiatives for healthy and productive forest landscapes and resources. Primary responsibilities will include the following:
  • Section 106 surveys to document, assess and characterize the status of new and existing cultural resources;
  • Collecting field data in accordance with USFS protocols, inputting data into the Forest Service heritage database, and;
  • Preparing California DPR site records, GIS maps, and other resource data;
  • Collaborate with lead and all other crew members to support field safety, communication, planning, logistics, quality assurance, field implementation, and reporting efforts.

Please note that the work is physically demanding and involves hiking in steep terrain at high altitudes on a daily basis, commonly during extreme or inclement weather conditions such as snow, rain or high wind events.  The candidate will need to bring their own gear for such conditions and have the ability to carry a pack up to 40 lbs.  The position will require working in remote locations and some camping may be required to accomplish project goals. Work schedules are subject to change depending on weather and project needs. This is principally a field-based position. Vegetation management, specifically fuels reduction projects requiring Section 106 compliance, will be the priority.

 
To learn more and apply, please follow the link below:
https://www.vscyberhosting.com/greatbasin/careers.aspx?rf=SCA&req=2020-RAP-019.
Title Project Director
Salary TBD
Post Date 01-21-20
Location Redlands, CA
Job Information

 

 

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
Job Information

 

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
Job Information

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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
Job Information

 

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
Job Information

 

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

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