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Title Project Manager I/Principal Investigator I
Salary TBD
Post Date 07-01-20
Location Orange, CA
Job Information

 

Reports to
Principal Archaeologist

Summary

Responsible for managing the archaeological projects that have been assigned from creation to completion. This includes overseeing background research, fieldwork and lab work, and producing final archaeological reports that comply with legal, regulatory, professional and scientific standards.

Essential Functions

  1. Ensures quality control and quality assurance of field and laboratory work and of project deliverables (technical reports, site records, analyses, catalogs, etc).
  2. Prepares work plans, research designs, treatment plans, monitoring plans, worker environmental training, etc.
  3. Makes decisions on a project-by-project basis on types of special studies that may be warranted
  4. May author or assist in proposal preparation, including budgeting of special studies.
  5. Works in concert with Field and Laboratory Directors and Supervisors to ensure proper data collection and documentation at all stages of a project.
  6. Oversees preparation and quality of draft and final technical reports.
  7. Evaluates resources for eligibility to state, national and local registers.
  8. Authors all or portions of technical reports, including conclusions, management recommendations and relevant mitigation for project impacts to significant archaeological, built environment resources, traditional cultural properties, prehistoric or ethnographic cultural landscapes, etc.
  9. May author cultural resources sections/chapters of National Environmental Policy Act or California Environmental Quality Act (NEPA/CEQA) documents, including Initial Studies (ISs), Environmental Assessments (EAs), Environmental Impact Statements (EISs), Environmental Impact Reports (EIRs), etc.
  10. Represents the company with members of the public, Native AmericanTribal Nations, regulatory and agency personnel (federal, state, local), historic societies, business clients, managers, other professionals, etc.
  11. Assists with internal staff selection and managing employee performance.
  12. May recommend revised policies and procedures in concert with technological and methodological advances.
  13. Will assist in the oversight of contract management.
  14. Complete other duties as assigned.

Competencies

  1. Technical Capacity. Responsible for staying current with relevant technology, regulations, and innovation.
  2. Specialists with specific training and expertise in history, prehistoric or historic artifacts, faunal or botanical remains, lithics, ceramics, geoarchaeology, etc. Ability to identify recovered items, perform analysis within said specialty, and author relevant report sections.
  3. Maintains expertise with all regulations and regulatory agencies, and ensures compliance with federal, state, local and agency laws, ordnances, regulations and statutes.
  4. Fully qualified to conduct all types of field studies, including survey, reconnaissance, monitoring, salvage, testing, and excavation.
  5. Demonstrated knowledge of the Secretary of the Interior’s Standards for Archaeological Documentation and implementation of Archaeological Resources Protection Act, and Section 106 of the National Historic Preservation Act.
  6. Personal Effectiveness/Credibility.
  7. Thoroughness.
  8. Communication Proficiency.
  9. Flexibility.

Supervisory Responsibility

Provides direction and oversight of work performed for assigned projects.

Work Environment

This job may operate underground, at high altitude, in excessive heat or cold, in excessive humidity or dampness, with excessive continuous noise, on slippery and uneven walking surfaces, working around machinery with moving parts, working around moving objects or vehicles, working in close proximity to others, protracted or irregular hours of work, underground. This job may also operate in a professional office environment using standard office equipment such as computers, phones, photocopiers, and filing cabinets.

AAP/EEO Statement

It is the policy Cogstone to provide equal employment opportunity (EEO) to all persons regardless of age, color, national origin, citizenship status, physical or mental disability, race, religion, creed, gender, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity and/or expression, genetic information, marital status, status with regard to public assistance, veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by federal, state or local law. In addition, Cogstone will provide reasonable accommodations for qualified individuals with disabilities.

Other Duties

Please note this job description is not designed to cover or contain a comprehensive listing of activities, duties or responsibilities that are required of the employee for this job. Duties, responsibilities and activities may change at any time with or without notice.

View the full post and apply at https://recruiting.myapps.paychex.com/appone/MainInfoReq.asp?R_ID=3065628

Title Cultural Resources Specialist
Salary TBD
Post Date 06-29-20
Location Sacramento
Job Information

Job Description and Duties

The State Water Resources Control Boards’ (SWRCB) Division of Financial Assistance (Division) has two openings for an Environmental Scientist (ES) in the Special Project Review Unit. The position location is at 1001 I Street, 16th Floor, Sacramento, CA 95814.

Duties:

Under close supervision of the Senior Environmental Scientist, the incumbent serves as one of the Division’s Cultural Resources Specialists (CRS). The CRS reviews historic property identification reports submitted by applicants and works with applicants to correct deficiencies, drafts consultation letters to the State Historic Preservation Officer and works with Office of Historic Preservation staff for Section 106 compliance. The CRS provides professional guidance to applicants/consultants to assure compliance with laws and regulations regarding cultural resources (Section 106 of the National Historic Preservation Act [Section 106], the Archaeological and Historic Preservation Act, and California Environmental Protection Act [CEQA]) for a variety of wastewater and drinking water infrastructure projects. Conducts pre-field research such as creating Geographic Information System maps, orders record searches from the California Historical Resources Information System, requests Sacred lands File Searches from the Native American Heritage Commission and conducts Native American tribal outreach. Evaluates potential historical resources/historic properties for listing on the California Register of Historical Resources and National Register of Historic Places and assesses projects’ potential impacts/effects on those properties. Writes quality cultural resources technical to support CEQA and Section 106 findings. As appropriate, the incumbent participates in consultation with Native American tribes as required per Assembly Bill 52 and Section 106, coordinates with other state and federal agencies, and other consulting parties. The incumbent may also perform archaeological fieldwork and write cultural resources technical reports, draft monitoring and discovery plans, historic property treatment plans, and may develop Memoranda of Agreement to resolve adverse effects to historic properties consistent with Section 106. The incumbent is responsible for reviewing and writing sections of environmental documents prepared for CEQA compliance, and drafting mitigation measures to reduce impacts to historical, archaeological, and tribal cultural resources when the SWRCB is CEQA lead agency. Briefs the State Water Board staff and management and attends meetings related to environmental project review for an array of drinking water and water quality projects.

Conducts day and overnight travel to project sites and meetings, performs field visits to confirm project compliance with environmental conditions, as necessary. 

Additional information:

Candidates must possess essential personal qualifications including integrity, initiative, dependability, good judgment, the ability to work cooperatively with others, and the ability to perform the assigned duties of the class.

If the position requires driving, you must possess a current and valid driver’s license. Please Do Not include full Social Security Number, method of eligibility, and LEAP information in your application package.

You will find additional information about the job in the Duty Statement.

https://jobs.ca.gov/CalHrPublic/Jobs/JobPosting.aspx?JobControlId=206585

Title Architectural Historian/Historian
Salary TBD
Post Date 06-22-20
Location Trinity County, CA
Job Information

PAR Environmental Services, Inc. is seeking to hire an architectural historian/historian, initially to assist in a large-scale project in Trinity County, CA.  Duties will include conducting archival research, recording a variety of built environment resources, preparing California Department of Parks and Recreation (DPR) 523 forms, and assisting with preparation of report sections (methods, historical context, results).  Minimum requirements include an undergraduate degree in history, architectural history, preservation, or related field and a year experience describing and recording historical buildings, structures, objects, sites, and/or districts.  Submit resumes to admin@nullparenvironmental.com

Work to begin immediately

Title Associate Architectural Historian
Salary TDB
Post Date 06-22-20
Location Various offices within CA
Job Information

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

Duties:

The Associate Architectural Historian will manage and direct small to mid-size cultural resources projects and will review the work of junior staff. The Associate Architectural Historian is responsible for ensuring the quality of all project work, including historical and technical reporting. Job duties will include conducting and directing architectural and historical structure surveys; recording and evaluating historic built environment resources according to National Register of Historic Places (NRHP) and CRHR criteria; archival research; authorship of elements of technical reports; and some preparation of proposals.

Skill Requirements:

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

Education/Experience:

  • Advanced degree in history, art history, architectural history, historic preservation, or related field required.
  • Minimum of 3 years progressively responsible employment in CRM which includes managing historic built environment projects and preparing proposals.
  • Meet the Secretary of the Interior’s Professional Qualification Standards for an Architectural Historian.
  • Demonstrated supervision or management experience desired.
  • Regional expertise in Æ service area desired.

Compensation: 

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

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

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

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

Title Associate Archaeologist
Salary TBD
Post Date 06-22-20
Location Fresno, CA
Job Information

Applied EarthWorks, Inc. (Æ) has an immediate opening for a full-time Associate Archaeologist in our Fresno, CA office.

 Æ is a leading consulting firm specializing in history, archaeology, cultural resources management (CRM), and paleontology.  We recognize that our staff is our greatest asset and we are committed to maintaining a collegial, professional, and positive work environment. We take pride in providing a great place to work and we seek a qualified individual to join our team of stellar professionals.

Duties:

The Associate Archaeologist will participate in cultural resource projects under the direction of senior staff and will manage small projects and supervise assigned staff. Job duties may include participating in survey, evaluation, data recovery, and monitoring projects in support of CRM regulatory compliance; recruiting project-based staff; analyzing artifacts and preparing cultural resource sections of environmental documents; assisting with preparation and implementation of research designs and treatment plans; writing technical reports; consulting with Native Americans; preparing proposals; and assisting with business development.

Skill Requirements:

  • Ability to design and supervise complex archaeological fieldwork, lab processing, and/or technical analysis and report preparation;
  • Ability to collect and manage field data using a Trimble Geo X7 or other GPS devices;
  • Ability to work cooperatively with clients, agency representatives, construction contractors, tribal monitors, and other project stakeholders;
  • Strong understanding of CRM laws and regulations;
  • Strong work ethic, reliability, and ability to manage multiple projects and function as integral team leader and member;
  • Strong technical writing skills; and
  • Regional expertise in Æ service area.

 Skills & Abilities

  • Advanced degree in anthropology, archaeology, historical archaeology, or related field required.
  • Minimum of 3 years progressively responsible employment in CRM.
  • Register of Professional Archaeologists (RPA) certification preferred.
  • California expertise highly desired.

 How to Apply

Interested applicants may submit a letter of interest, resume/curriculum vitae, a technical writing sample and list of three professional references to Human Resources at info@nullappliedearthworks.com. Please reference “Associate Archaeologist” in the subject line. No phone calls, please.

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

Title Archaeological Field Technician
Salary TBD
Post Date 06-22-20
Location Sacramento & Northern California
Job Information

ASM Affiliates (ASM) has immediate openings for locally based archaeological field technicians in the Greater Sacramento County and Northern California 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 will consist primarily of remote survey jobs on diverse terrain throughout Northern California. Most of the work will typically include 100+ acre field surveys in remote to semi- remote areas. Hiring will occur on an as-needed basis per individual project until fully staffed.

Qualifications

  1. Required: Technicians shall have completed a field class in archaeology and an archaeological methods class
  2. Required: Three months experience in western Great Basin, southern Columbia Plateau, or northern California
  3. At least 1+ years of field work experience or equivalent
  4. Be willing to work in and adapt to a variety of environments and challenging field conditions
  5. Excellent writing and communication skills

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

Description

This advertisement is for part-time, on-call Field Technicians, preferably currently living in the greater Sacramento and Northern California area. 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. Personal transportation may be required at times.

Pay determined based on qualifications and experience.

How to Apply: Please send a cover letter specifically addressing your qualifications for #’s 1-5 above and CV/resume to jobs@nullasmaffiliates.com using the subject line: Field Technician – Sacramento.

 

ASM Affiliates, Inc. is an Equal Opportunity Employer

Title Field Monitor
Salary TBD
Post Date 06-01-20
Location Camp Pendleton, CA
Job Information

Far Western is seeking an archaeological field monitor for a multi-month project at Camp Pendleton, CA. The monitor will identify cultural materials while working with construction crews and around heavy equipment. A qualified candidate has at least one year of field experience, including monitoring experience, preferably in the region. The project will primarily include monitoring at night. Due to the long-term nature of this project, lodging, per diem, and drive time to and from the project are not included, so Far Western is looking to staff from local talent. Work is scheduled to begin summer 2020.

 In addition to the requirements for employment with Far Western, all monitors must:

  • Have a clean DMV record;
  • Pass a criminal background check;
  • Read and understand Far Western’s Safety Program;
  • Conform to Fitness for Duty policies;
  • Conform to our client’s Eligibility for Work requirements;
  • Be willing to monitor at night, when necessary;
  • Be able to use provided field equipment (typical field equipment includes: Ipad, Trimble GPS, Garmin GPS, and digital camera) and/or be willing to learn;
  • Complete and turn in all field documents, timesheets, and reimbursements in a timely manner according to Far Western protocol;
  • Complete and conform to all environmental and safety training (including site specific tailboards and other subcontractor requirements);
  • Maintain all Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) to OSHA standards. Far Western will provide Safety glasses, safety vest, and hardhat for the duration of the project but it is the employee’s responsibility to immediately notify Far Western of any problems with their PPE. Boots in compliance with the project’s regulations are the responsibility of the monitor.

Resumes may be mailed to hr@nullfarwestern.com

Title Senior Archaeologist-Principal Investigator
Salary TBD
Post Date 06-01-20
Location California office or Remote Work from Home in Southern California
Job Information

Apply Here: https://transcon.bamboohr.com/jobs/view.php?id=56

Senior Archaeologist-Principal Investigator 

Established in 1999, Transcon Environmental, Inc., offers environmental consulting services throughout the United States with our Corporate Office based in Mesa, AZ and offices in Berkeley, Ferndale, San Francisco, and Santa Rosa, California; Cedar City and Draper, Utah; Rawlins, Wyoming; and Roanoke, Virginia.

We are a steadily growing company with telecommuting opportunities employing over 45 archaeologists throughout the United States. Our highly successful team of environmental planners, biologists and archaeologists provides environmental planning, permitting, and compliance as well as infrastructure siting, Class I and Class III studies, Historic Property Treatment Plans, and environmental construction management and monitoring. We offer our employees development opportunities, competitive wages and benefits.

We are seeking a full-time Senior Archaeologist to perform activities that may include: small project management, subject matter expert on multi-disciplinary projects, serving as the Principal Investigator on small and large projects, as well as a contributing team player to desktop reviews, report writing, lead and perform field surveys, testing projects, records searches, and proposal writing. Fieldwork may include both one-day and multiple-day assignments.

Location: 

This position will based in a California office or remote work from home in southern California. The candidate should be available for fieldwork throughout each of our service areas as needed. Travel is required for many projects. Employees will be reimbursed for mileage and travel time.

Compensation and Benefits:

This full-time position is an exempt (salaried) position eligible for benefits such as healthcare insurance, 401k, paid time off, holidays, etc.

Compensation is based on qualifications and relevant experience. 

Responsibilities:

  • Obtain permits as a Principal Investigator in California, and at minimum Field Director in Arizona, Nevada, Oregon, and Washington for federal and state agencies (Bureau of Land Management, United States Forest Services, Bureau of Reclamation, National Park Services, and state offices.
  • Interact with State Historic Preservation Offices, Tribal Historic Preservation Offices, Certified Local Governments, and other interested parties.
  • Participate in marketing activities including conferences and proposal development.
  • Inspecting and monitoring construction activities to ensure resource protection measures are being implemented to protect sensitive resources (i.e., archeological, paleontological, biological,and visual resources; waters; soils; unique geological features; etc.).
  • Verifying sensitive archaeological sites are flagged for avoidance and ensuring rare plant populations are properly flagged and avoided.
  • Tracking and reporting construction activities.
  •     Documentation of compliance/non-compliance with resource protection measures.
  • Filing daily reports, photo documenting site conditions.
  •  Coordinating with other relevant parties.

Skills and Requirements:

  • Graduate degree in archaeology, or closely related field
  • Minimum 3 years of full-time professional experience in archaeological research or cultural resource management as a Principal Investigator, or likened role
  • Secretary of the Interior Qualified
  • Understanding of federal, state, and local regulations, and agency specific guidance
  • Permit-able, as described above
  • Experience in Construction Monitoring and Field Survey
  • Work independently while meeting short deadlines
  • Manage cultural resource management compliance projects
  • Familiarity with or willingness to learn risk assessment work
  • Ability to lead field crews and work with other disciplines
  • Ability to lead a team of diverse cultural resource specialists (archaeologists, architectural historians, and historians)
  • Develop research designs and logistical approaches to completing simple and complex projects
  • Highly organized, motivated, thorough, accurate, dependable, and trustworthy
  • Ability to work independently
  • Strong writing and editing skills (historic context development, ethnographic context development)
  • Excellent navigational skills 

Experience in the following is preferred:

  • Proficiency in California, Arizona, Oregon, Washington and/or Nevada prehistoric or historic archaeology
  • Understanding, implementation, and development of Cultural Resource Protection Measures, Best Management Practices, Inadvertent Discovery Protocols, Programmatic Agreements, Memorandums of Understanding/Agreement
  • Experience driving a four-wheeled drive vehicle off-road or in rough terrain
  • Familiarity with typical electrical utility operations and maintenance activities
  • Experience working around heavy machinery and communicating with construction crews
  • Proficiency with sub-meter GPS
  • Familiarity with GIS preferred (desktop, ArcGIS, ArcCollector, Survey 123, etc)
  • Paleontological resources

***Applicants must have a clean driving record for at least 5 years prior to the start of work.

***Offers of employment will be contingent on the candidate passing a background check, drug including marijuana/THC alcohol testing.

Interested?

Online applications will only be considered complete and reviewed when the following attachments are included:

  • One-page cover letter (mention any permits you may hold)
  • Resume
  • Three references (include email and phone number of a supervisor preferred)

Apply Here: https://transcon.bamboohr.com/jobs/view.php?id=56

Title Archaeologist
Salary TBD
Post Date 06-01-20
Location Telecommute
Job Information

Apply Here:  https://transcon.bamboohr.com/jobs/view.php?id=70

Full time Archaeologist (this position is based in your home, not a fieldwork position)

Established in 1999, Transcon Environmental, Inc., offers environmental consulting services throughout the United States with our Corporate Office based in Mesa, AZ and offices in Berkeley, Ferndale, San Francisco, and Santa Rosa, California; Cedar City and Draper, Utah; Rawlins, Wyoming; and Roanoke, Virginia.

 

We are a steadily growing company with telecommuting opportunities employing over 45 archaeologists throughout the United States. Our highly successful team of environmental planners, biologists and archaeologists provides environmental planning, permitting, and compliance as well as infrastructure siting, Class I and Class III studies, Historic Property Treatment Plans, and environmental construction management and monitoring. We offer our employees development opportunities, competitive wages, and benefits.

Location: 

This position will be based in a California office or remote work from home in California.

Compensation and Benefits:

This full-time position is an exempt (salaried) position eligible for benefits such as healthcare insurance, 401k, paid time off, holidays, etc.  Compensation is based on qualifications and relevant experience.  Employees will be reimbursed for mileage and travel time related to occasional field work.

Responsibilities:

We are seeking a full-time Archaeologist to perform office-based, not fieldwork activities.  Primary duties may include:

 

  • Coordinating cultural resource assignments (field surveys and writing assignments)
  • Writing and/or reviewing cultural resources reports and background research
  • Evaluating resources for the National Register and California Register
  • Occasional field work, such as:

o    Assessing specified location(s) for monitoring cultural resources during utility operation and maintenance activities

o    Inspecting and monitoring construction activities to ensure resource protection measures are being implemented to protect sensitive resources (i.e., archeological, paleontological, etc.)

  • Verifying sensitive archaeological sites are flagged for avoidance
  • Tracking and reporting construction activities.
  • Documentation of compliance/non-compliance with resource protection measures.
  • Filing daily reports, photo documenting site conditions.
  • Conducting field surveys

 

Skills and Requirements:

  • Undergraduate degree in archaeology, or closely related field
  • Minimum 1 year of full-time professional experience in archaeological research or cultural resource management, or likened role
  • Highly detail-oriented, organized, motivated, thorough, accurate, dependable, and trustworthy
  • Strong writing skills
  • Be able to work independently with little direct oversight
  • Work cooperatively with an established project team to meet high-volume quick turnaround deadlines
  • Familiarity with or willingness to learn risk assessment work

 

Experience in the following is preferred:

  • Proficiency in California, Arizona, Oregon, Washington and/or Nevada prehistoric or historic archaeology
  • Understanding implementation and development of Cultural Resource Protection Measures, Best Management Practices, Inadvertent Discovery Protocols, Programmatic Agreements, Memorandums of Understanding/Agreement
  • Familiarity with typical electrical utility operations and maintenance activities
  • Familiarity with GIS preferred (desktop, ArcGIS, ArcCollector, Survey 123, etc.)
  • Familiarity with paleontological resources

***Applicants must have a clean driving record for at least 5 years prior to the start of work.

***Offers of employment will be contingent on the candidate passing a background check, drug including marijuana/THC alcohol testing.

Interested?

Online applications will only be considered complete and reviewed when the following attachments are included:

 

Title Principal Archaeologist
Salary TBD
Post Date 05-26-20
Location Any Æ offices or performed remotely, telecommuting as appropriate.
Job Information

Principal Archaeologist

Applied EarthWorks, Inc. (Æ) has an immediate opening for a full-time Principal Archaeologist to manage complex projects, lead bid & proposal efforts, as well as review written reports. This unique role can be in any of our Æ offices or performed remotely, telecommuting as appropriate.

Æ is a leading consulting firm specializing in history, archaeology, cultural resources management (CRM), and paleontology. We recognize that our staff is our greatest asset and we are committed to maintaining a collegial, professional, and positive work environment. We take pride in providing a great place to work and we seek a qualified individual to join our team of stellar professionals.

Duties:

Reporting to the Managing Principal or President, the Principal will manage and direct large and complex cultural resource projects, working closely with others throughout the company. Job duties include those assigned to the Senior Archaeologist. Additionally, the Principal Archaeologist will manage client and agency relationships; maintain current regulatory expertise; mentor lower-level staff; advise staff members as they design and carry out projects; perform high level QA/QC to ensure that products meet the company’s technical, regulatory, professional, and scholarly standards; participate in marketing and new business development; and represent the company in business and professional activities.

Skill Requirements:
  • Manage and direct complex archaeological fieldwork, lab processing, and/or or technical analysis and report preparation;
  • Complex budget development, personnel management, and scheduling;
  • Complex proposal preparation;
  • Employee management/supervision and mentoring;
  • Ability to review RFPs and contracts, identify potential pitfalls, and make sound bid/no-bid decisions;
  • Ability to generate work for staff;
  • Excellent technical writing skills with a record of completing technical reports timely;
  • Report review and editing skills;
  • Ability to adapt quickly to changes in project needs;
  • Thorough understanding of the CEQA, NEPA, NHPA Section 106, and other laws and regulations governing cultural resource management;
  • Experience negotiating agreement documents;
  • Ability to work independently and collaboratively with a variety of colleagues, clients, agency and tribal representatives, construction contractors, and other project stakeholders and to resolve conflicts when they
 Education/Experience:
  • Advanced degree in anthropology, archaeology, historical archaeology, or related field
  • Experience and expertise working with descendent
  • Minimum of 12 years progressively responsible employment in CRM which includes demonstrated management
  • Register of Professional Archaeologists (RPA) certification
How to Apply

Interested applicants may submit a letter of interest, resume/curriculum vitae, a technical writing sample and list of three professional references to Human Resources at info@nullappliedearthworks.com. Please reference “Principal Archaeologist” in the subject line. No phone calls please.

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

Title Principal Investigator/Project Manager, Historical Archaeology
Salary Commensurate with experience
Post Date 05-18-20
Location Santa Cruz, California
Job Information

Visit our jobs page: http://www.albionenvironmental.com/join-the-albion-team/

Albion Environmental, Inc. — At Albion we aim to provide the highest-quality cultural and natural resource consulting services. We serve our clients faithfully, efficiently, and competently, and foster connections to our community. Albion has two offices providing services statewide in Santa Cruz and San Luis Obispo.

Minimum Qualifications:

  • Master’s Degree in Anthropology or Archaeology
  • Expertise in regional historical archaeology
  • Minimum 5 years supervisory experience
  • Project Management experience
  • Professional comprehension of CRM laws and regulations
  • Substantial experience directing field projects
  • Expertise in a technical specialty
  • Expertise in archival research
  • Excellent communication and writing skills

Position Description:

This position is being advertised for our Santa Cruz office and the successful candidate must be based in Santa Cruz. The Principal Investigator/Project Manager (PI/PM) possesses a minimum of an MA in Anthropology or Archaeology, with at least ten years of technical experience and at least five years of leadership experience. The candidate is a qualified Principal Investigator in California historical archaeology with extensive experience working in the role of Project Manager. Education and work experience provides the employee with advanced knowledge in the field of Archaeology. Training and experience should include comprehension of CRM laws (CEQA, NEPA, Section 106, and NAGPRA), formal training on a broad range of projects, a background in California history, an understanding of applicable theoretical approaches to research, and familiarity with a range of archaeological skills including field and laboratory methods, analytical techniques, and writing abilities. The PI/PM is a leadership role. The employee is expected to professionally represent Albion to clients, subcontractors, stakeholders, and the public. They are also expected to help develop standards and expectations, mentor, supervise, and review performance of junior Archaeology staff. For this job opening, expertise in historical archaeology is required, including relevant field methods, material culture analysis, archival research, and scholarly literature as they apply to a California context.

The PI/PM has extensive experience planning, designing, and directing archaeological field and lab work at a senior level. The employee possesses exceptional technical writing skills and a record of completing and editing technical reports on deadlines. The employee must also demonstrate a substantial publishing/reporting record, excellent oral and written communication skills, and remain current on historic period archaeological research in the region. The PI/PM develops scopes of work and budgets, and is also responsible for writing treatment plans and research designs. The employee is responsible for directing multiple projects simultaneously, ensuring scientific quality of projects, ensuring compliance with applicable statutes and regulations, and for following established schedules and budgets. The employee possesses strong organizational skills and must be able to multitask. Knowledge of and experience with current technologies of electronic data collection, analysis, display, and reporting are essential.

The PI/PM provides effective leadership on projects, and will directly and indirectly supervise multiple teams of other archaeologists. It is the employee’s role to instruct field and lab personnel and provide QA/QC oversight of all project aspects. The employee is expected to respectfully communicate with a variety of clients, agency staff, professional colleagues, fellow workers, descendent communities, and the public. The employee is also responsible for all financial aspects of a project. The employee works closely with Albion Principals, especially the CFO, and Senior Staff to identify potential projects and develop scopes of work and budgets. It is the employee’s responsibility to ensure that the CFO approves all budgets, change orders, etc., before they are sent to the client. The employee also possesses independent marketing skills concentrating on the employee’s own reputation and connections. The employee is actively involved in Albion management and marketing including developing client relationships, writing proposals, developing marketing materials, and bringing in contracts.

The PI/PM has a technical specialty (e.g., ceramic analysis, GIS), and applies their expertise on Albion proposals and projects. The employee has developed and practiced an experienced methodology for their specialized analyses (i.e., understands attributes, data recordation, and data analysis). Further, the specialist is well versed in the literature related to their specialty, and has a firm grasp of relevant research themes and questions. They are encouraged to actively participate in professional development to continue to develop their expertise (stay up to date on recent literature, attend conferences, publish their work, etc.). During the course of a project, they may make decisions regarding changes to project research design or scope of work related to their area of expertise, and communicate with other project staff concerning all changes that may occur. They lead laboratory teams related to their specialty, and are required to help develop the skill set of junior staff.

To Apply:

Send a letter of interest and CV to Cindy Convisser, Project Administrator at cconvisser@nullalbionenvironmental.com

Position is open until filled.

Title Field Technicians
Salary TBD
Post Date 05-11-20
Location Remote Locations Central & Southern CA
Job Information

Field Technicians needed for survey and monitoring in California

Bargas Environmental Consulting is a federal- and state-certified minority woman-owned small business with offices in Sacramento, Orange, Pasadena, and Temecula (www.bargasconsulting.com). Bargas has openings for Field Technicians for survey and monitoring projects for the 2020 field season. Work is primarily associated with utility projects often in remote locations in central and southern California. Start dates will be project-based. 

Pay rate is competitive and based on pertinent experience, education, and responsibilities. Field sessions will vary depending on the needs of the project and may be up to 10 hours per day. Per diem will meet or exceed federal rates for the project location ($55/day) and hotel rooms will be single occupancy.

Required Experience:

  • A Bachelor’s degree in Anthropology or another applicable field.
  • A minimum of 1 year experience.
  • Previous experience working in California preferred. Experience with survey and monitoring are a plus.
  • Previous experience completing DPR forms and knowledge of archaeological materials common to California.
  • Ability to travel to a location, walk and conduct fieldwork for long hours, sometimes in inclement weather, rugged terrain, and ability to carry equipment and supplies weighing up to 40 pounds. A pace of 8 to 10 miles per day is expected.
  • Ability to navigate using UTM coordinate system.
  • Ability to utilize ArcGIS apps such as Survey123 and Collector, as well as Avenza Maps, and Solocator apps.
  • Strong outdoor skills including wayfinding, first aid, basic survival training, etc. is preferred.
  • Current valid driver’s license, clean driving record and reliable transportation.
  • Ability to safely operate a 4WD vehicle on rugged, backcountry roads are a plus.
  • Familiarity with working on construction sites, coordinating with construction personnel, and interacting with Native American monitors.

In addition to the requirements for employment with Bargas, all field technicians must:

  • Complete and turn in all field documents, timesheets, and reimbursements in a timely manner.
  • Complete and conform to all environmental and safety training (including site specific tailboards and other subcontractor requirements).
  • Maintain all Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) to OSHA standards.

Interested applicants please send a resume/curriculum vitae and list of three professional references to bagwell.beth@nulloutlook.com. Please indicate your earliest availability for fieldwork. We understand that many people’s schedules are in-flux due to COVID-19 and we will be flexible with personnel start dates and project commitments as much as we can.

 

Thank you for your interest!

Title Senior Cultural Resources Management Professional
Salary TBD
Post Date 05-11-20
Location San Francisco Bay Area
Job Information

Company Profile
PaleoWest is a solution driven archaeological consulting firm that prides itself on employing the best Cultural Resource Management (CRM) professionals in the industry. PaleoWest places an emphasis on supporting our clients’ needs, fostering new technologies that advance our industry while better protecting its fragile resources, and promoting professional development within the framework of innovation and forward thinking.

Job Description

PaleoWest is seeking a senior cultural resources management professional to serve as an Office Principal for our San Francisco Bay Area office. The selected candidate will perform various activities all in support of growth in the very active CRM market in the Central Valley and Northern California. We are looking for an ambitious, hardworking, growth-oriented person with attention to detail, excellent written and verbal communication skills, and the ability to work independently. While the Office Principal will make independent business decisions within an agreed strategy for growth, he or she will be supported by the senior management of the company.

This position will report to the Vice President/Pacific Principal.

Duties

  • Expand PaleoWest’s services to new clients
  • Develop and maintain relationships with targeted clients, including government and private entities, as well as teaming relationships with other firms
  • Identify project opportunities and lead proposal efforts
  • Identify technical and staff needs necessary to grow the program
  • Make business decisions necessary for the practice – including investment, staffing, and technical decisions
  • Manage complex and large CRM projects – to include technical, client, and financial management
  • Work to implement company-wide advances in efficiency (e.g., reducing paper, record keeping) at the local level
  • Ensure the quality of work conducted by the Bay Area staff.
  • Ensure staffing needs are met for Bay Area projects
  • Ensure that the Bay Area staff and office meet utilization goals

Required Qualifications

  • Advanced degree in archaeology or a related field
  • Previous experience in the region contributing to the growth of a CRM practice
  • Secretary of Interior Qualified Archeologist
  • Registered Professional Archaeologist
  • Solid understanding of CEQA and Sections 106 and 110 of the NHPA (and the differences)

Additional Information
PaleoWest is one of the most respected firms in the industry with offices across the United States. If you are interested in joining our rapidly growing team of professionals, click here.  Please include a resume & cover letter, including professional references. Pay and benefits commensurate with experience.

All applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to age, gender, race, creed, color, national origin, ancestry, marital status, or sexual orientation.

Check out our Careers Page for additional information about working at PaleoWest!

Title Archaeological Technicians
Salary TBD
Post Date 04-27-20
Location Northern California, Nevada, and southern Oregon
Job Information

Archaeological Technicians Needed.  Native-X, Inc. is still looking to hire a few additional archaeological technicians to work through the 2020 field season.  The coronavirus has delayed starting fieldwork but now we are now approved to begin.  We have to follow a strict set of virus and sanitation protocols which are required by the agencies we are working for including (but not limited to) not having any symptoms related to the coronavirus for at least 14 days prior to beginning fieldwork. 

We need two to three additional 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 or 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 (eventually depending on virus conditions).  The ability to walk 7-9 miles a day across a variety of terrain is also a must.  Work begins immediately with additional projects continuing 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 working in small groups.

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

Title Cultural Resource Specialist
Salary TBD
Post Date 04-27-20
Location Sacramento, Petaluma, Oakland, Los Angeles, Santa Monica – CA
Job Information

ESA is currently seeking a highly motivated Principal Archaeologist who meets the Secretary of Interior (SOI) Professional Qualification Standards for Archaeology to join our California cultural resources practice. This position could be filled in any of our California offices, including Sacramento, Petaluma, Oakland, Los Angeles, or Santa Monica.  We are looking for an organized and task oriented individual with a thorough knowledge of the Section 106 process, and National Register of Historic Places (National Register) and the California Register of Historical Resources (California Register) significance criteria.

Who We Are

ESA is a 100% employee-owned environmental consulting firm delivering work that matters.

We plan, design, permit, mitigate, and restore—for projects across our communities, infrastructure systems, open spaces, and wildlands. 

Our scientists, planners, historians, archaeologists, engineers, designers, and technical specialists provide critical thinking, in-depth analyses, and committed follow-through to guide successful policy development and project planning, and deliver enduring multi-objective solutions.

At ESA, we believe every employee has a unique combination of knowledge, skills and experience that contributes to our success.

We value diversity and inclusion and celebrate the differences that make each of us unique. Our culture is built on mutual respect, recognizing that the collective sum of our individual differences and life experiences fosters our continued success and achievement, for our employee-owners and our clients.

Collaborating with colleagues from a variety of backgrounds, experiences, and perspectives leads to better solutions and opportunities for everyone. We celebrate the differences—age, color, physical ability, ethnicity, family or marital status, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, language, national origin, race, religion, veteran status, and other characteristics—that make each of us unique.

Who You Are

A senior level Archaeologist with a minimum of 10 years of experience within the field of cultural resources management including expertise with the California Environmental Quality Act and the National Environmental Policy Act and understand completely how these and related laws, policies, and regulations are implemented at the local level in California. You have some experience with the reporting requirements of agencies including Caltrans, US Forest Service, Bureau of Land Management, and the US Army Corps of Engineers.

You are an effective team member and communicator who proactively identifies and contributes constructively to address broad project or team issues, providing mentoring and coaching to more junior staff to foster teamwork.

You can also work independently and are a self-starter, capable of operating as the only archaeologist in a branch office and working with senior cultural staff to build a local program.

You have expertise with both prehistoric and historical archaeological resources and have served as the primary author on a variety of documents such as Section 106 of the NHPA, NEPA, CEQA, evaluations, scientific discipline reports and analyses utilizing your excellent writing and editing skills.

You hold a graduate degree in archaeology and are known for your ability to provide outstanding cultural resource technical work and your strong problem-solving abilities.

You work collaboratively with clients and interdisciplinary teams to deliver your projects on time and within budget and have a strong background in project management including developing and tracking scope, schedules and budgets.

What You Will Do for ESA

Implement archaeological work programs, including inventory, evaluation, and mitigation of archaeological resources in California. Regularly lead or conduct field work e.g., survey, site testing, site evaluation, data recovery, construction site monitoring, and archaeological site condition monitoring as required to meet project schedules

Serve as Principal Investigator on complex archaeological projects and conduct Native American consultation; interacting with area Tribes, regulatory agency personnel such as the State Historic Preservation Office (SHPO), and other interested parties.

You will demonstrate a clear understanding of project management principles and practices and be responsible for the development of Section 106/NHPA/NEPA/CEQA documents and prepare clear, concise, well-written and supported documentation necessary to protect or mitigate significant archaeological, historic, and Native American sites.

Lead the preparation of proposals for mid‐sized projects and assist with proposals for larger projects, providing technical input, contributing to proposal writing, identifying opportunities, and engaging with proposal/interview teams. These efforts will include having the responsibility for preparing scopes of work and budgets.

Provide mentorship and support for junior staff, including reviewing their work for accuracy and clarity and providing constructive feedback and career development guidance while working on projects together.

You will thrive in a fast-paced and growing multi-disciplinary multi-office region of environmental and community planners, natural resources scientists, hydrological and restoration engineers.

What ESA Will Do for You

Joining ESA means becoming part of a close-knit team of environmental professionals knowing that you have contributed to outstanding projects, improved environmental stewardship, and advanced a more sustainable and resilient future for our communities and wild places.

At ESA, we spend our days helping to keep the environment in balance, and we want to help keep your life in balance, too by providing medical, dental & vision insurance (paid at 70% for you AND your family), a 401(k) plan with company match, an employee stock ownership program, paid vacation, sick leave and holidays to name a few.

No matter what stage you are at in your career, we provide opportunities for continued growth, development, and recognition. Whether you want to further your technical expertise, sharpen your business acumen, or help lead the next generation of employee-owners, we want to support you in reaching your career goals, and believe these efforts will not only benefit you, but all ESA colleagues and clients. Specific programs include Tuition Reimbursement, Professional Development Bonuses, and attendance at Conferences.

What’s Special About Our California Cultural Resources Team

Our Cultural Resources Team includes prehistoric and historical archaeologists, geoarchaeological specialists, ant tribal consultation specialists that provide expertise for many local, state, and federal agencies throughout California. Our work matters because we assist agencies in ensuring that our nation’s history and that of the tribal communities we worked with are protected where possible and treated with respect when projects encroach on resources. We value creative thinking, teamwork, and multi-disciplinary and cross-disciplinary engagement and integration.

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

How to Apply

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

https://www.paycomonline.net/v4/ats/web.php/jobs/ViewJobDetails?job=20273&clientkey=0A2A2B3498A92573DA13BE33E8BDD296

Title Archaeological Field Technician
Salary TBD
Post Date 04-21-20
Location Los Angeles, Irvine, Pasadena or San Diego
Job Information

Who We Are

ESA is a 100% employee-owned environmental consulting firm delivering work that matters.

We plan, design, permit, mitigate, and restore—for projects across our communities, infrastructure systems, open spaces, and wildlands. 

Our scientists, planners, historians, archaeologists, engineers, designers, and technical specialists provide critical thinking, in-depth analyses, and committed follow-through to guide successful policy development and project planning, and deliver enduring multi-objective solutions.

At ESA, we believe every employee has a unique combination of knowledge, skills and experience that contributes to our success.

We value diversity and inclusion and celebrate the differences that make each of us unique. Our culture is built on mutual respect, recognizing that the collective sum of our individual differences and life experiences fosters our continued success and achievement, for our employee-owners and our clients.

Collaborating with colleagues from a variety of backgrounds, experiences, and perspectives leads to better solutions and opportunities for everyone. We celebrate the differences—age, color, physical ability, ethnicity, family or marital status, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, language, national origin, race, religion, veteran status, and other characteristics—that make each of us unique.

Who You Are

You are an effective team member experienced in archaeological and/or paleontological monitoring, surveys and documentation of archaeological, and/or paleontological resources in accordance with applicable local, state, and federal guidelines and requirements.

You hold a Bachelor’s degree in archaeology/anthropology/paleontology or related field and have a valid driver’s license.

You are familiar with working on active construction sites, completing DPR forms and are knowledgeable of archaeological materials common to the region and have a minimum of one year of field experience in Southern California 

You have the ability to work in a wide variety of field conditions (weather, terrain, etc.) and are able to work some nights and/or weekends.

What You Will Do for ESA

ESA is looking for Variable Part Time archaeological field technicians to support field projects in Southern California. Qualified candidates should have a minimum of 1 year of monitoring experience and demonstrate the ability to perform all aspects of archaeological and/or paleontological monitoring and familiarity working on construction sites, coordinating with construction personnel, and interacting with Native American monitors. Successful candidates will fulfill the following duties:

  • Monitor construction activities and identify archaeological and/or paleontological resources
  • Effectively communicate with construction crews and project personnel
  • Write and maintain written daily survey, monitoring, recordation, and cataloging logs, including utilizing electronic data collection tools and GIS mapping applications

What ESA Will Do for You

Joining ESA means becoming part of a close-knit team of environmental professionals knowing that you have contributed to outstanding projects, improved environmental stewardship, and advanced a more sustainable and resilient future for our communities and wild places.

At ESA, we spend our days helping to keep the environment in balance, and we want to help keep your life in balance, too by providing medical, dental & vision insurance (paid at 70% for you AND your family), a 401(k) plan with company match, an employee stock ownership program, paid vacation, sick leave and holidays to name a few.

No matter what stage you are at in your career, we provide opportunities for continued growth, development, and recognition. Whether you want to further your technical expertise, sharpen your business acumen, or help lead the next generation of employee-owners, we want to support you in reaching your career goals, and believe these efforts will not only benefit you, but all ESA colleagues and clients. Specific programs include Tuition Reimbursement, Professional Development Bonuses, and attendance at Conferences.

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

How to Apply

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

https://www.paycomonline.net/v4/ats/web.php/jobs/ViewJobDetails?job=19247&clientkey=0A2A2B3498A92573DA13BE33E8BDD296

Title Director of Cultural Resource Services
Salary TBD
Post Date 04-20-20
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 Director 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, developing and overseeing staff archaeologists, and any additional activities needed to ensure compliance with regulations protecting cultural resources. The Director of Cultural Resource Services 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.
  • Build a team of archaeologists to meet ongoing project needs.
  • Maintain and foster relationships with client cultural resource subject matter experts.
  • Oversee record searches.
  • Organize, manage, and oversee cultural resources fieldwork.
  • Oversee and direct subconsultants.
  • Provide technical review of reports.
  • Interface with Native American tribes and organizations.
  • 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 2 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 on occasion 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 “Director of Cultural Resource Services” 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 Director of Cultural Resource Services
Salary TBD
Post Date 04-20-20
Location Encinitas, 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 Director 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, developing and overseeing staff archaeologists, and any additional activities needed to ensure compliance with regulations protecting cultural resources. The Director of Cultural Resource Services 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.
  • Build a team of archaeologists to meet ongoing project needs.
  • Maintain and foster relationships with client cultural resource subject matter experts.
  • Oversee record searches.
  • Organize, manage, and oversee cultural resources fieldwork.
  • Oversee and direct subconsultants.
  • Provide technical review of reports.
  • Interface with Native American tribes and organizations.
  • 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 2 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 on occasion 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 “Director of Cultural Resource Services” 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 Cultural Resources Field Technicians
Salary TBD
Post Date 04-08-20
Location Orange County, California
Job Information

Cultural Resources Field Technicians

Cogstone is looking for well qualified cultural resources field technicians to monitor a pipeline project in Orange County, California near Westminster starting in mid-April and currently scheduled to continue through the end of July. The project is expected to work ten hour days and overtime is likely, some of which may be mandatory. After the project is complete, there is plenty of potential for ongoing work in the greater Los Angeles and Orange County areas.

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

 Position Requirements:

  • California experience
  • BA or BS in Anthropology or a closely related field.
  • Able to conduct field work for long hours, in possible inclement weather conditions and the ability to carry equipment and supplies weighing up to 40 pounds
  • Applicant must have a valid driver’s license, good driving record, 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

https://recruiting.myapps.paychex.com/appone/MainInfoReq.asp?R_ID=2963709

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.

 

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