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Title R0028175 – Environmental Specialist, Senior
Salary TBD
Post Date 05-22-18
Location San Francisco, CA
Job Information

Company Name: Booz Allen Hamilton

Job Title: R0028175 – Environmental Specialist, Senior
Location: San Francisco, CA
Contact: https://bit.ly/2KMpFIq

Key Role:

Assist FEMA mitigation and recovery clients with conducting National Environmental Policy Act (NEPA) reviews, environmental assessments, and developing biological assessments for mitigation and recovery related grant programs, including programs related to flooding and seismic activity. Provide technical assistance to sub-grantees in ensuring compliance with environmental and historic preservation laws, including CEQA, regulations, and rules. Conduct actions in consultation with federal, state, tribal, and non-governmental entities. Support client relationship management and market-related activities, including white paper development and proposal writing.

Basic Qualifications:

-Experience in working with the California Natural Resources Agency, California Office of Historic Preservation, or any of the nine information centers
-Experience with NEPA reviews for FEMA or HUD programs
-Experience with consultation under Section 106 of the National Historic Preservation Act
-Experience with using wetlands databases and field surveys for performing NEPA analyses
-Experience with managing teams of 3 or more individuals
-Experience with managing a contract or task order
-Experience with serving as a lead or contributing author on large EAs or EISs
-Experience with the CEQA
-Ability to obtain a security clearance
-BA or BS degree in Environmental Sciences, Biology, or Anthropology

Additional Qualifications:

-MA or MS degree
-PMP Certification
-Secretary of the Interior Qualifications as an Archaeologist preferred

Clearance:

Applicants selected will be subject to a security investigation and may need to meet eligibility requirements for access to classified information.

Integrating the full range of consulting capabilities, Booz Allen is the one firm that helps clients solve their toughest problems, working by their side to help them achieve their missions. Booz Allen is committed to delivering results that endure.

We are proud of our diverse environment, EOE, M/F/Disability/Vet.

 

Title Cultural Resources Project Manager
Salary TBD
Post Date 05-22-18
Location Pasadena
Job Information

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

What you will accomplish

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

Experience and qualifications for success

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

How to Apply:

Resumes must be received through our online application system at www.swca.com  to receive consideration.

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

 

Title Staff Archaeologists (On-Call)
Salary CWE
Post Date 05-21-18
Location Northern, Central and Southern California regions
Job Information

Aspen Environmental Group is seeking on-call Staff Archaeologists for field work occurring throughout California. These are part-time positions with work hours variable by project (e.g., some projects may last a few days, others may last several months).

Aspen is a dynamic, interdisciplinary environmental services firm that provides impacts analysis, permitting, and compliance services for a wide variety of federal and state agencies, as well as private groups. Aspen specializes in providing expert compliance services for complex, multi-faceted infrastructure and public works projects. Aspen’s cultural resources group is innovative in the approach and use of new technologies, yet remains well-grounded in the professional understanding of federal and state laws and regulations, in addition to local ordinances and general plans applicable to cultural and tribal cultural resources. Aspen’s cultural resources group provides a supportive and stimulating work environment that many talented junior and mid-level archaeologists will find rewarding.

Responsibilities. The selected candidate(s) may, as needed:

  • Perform pedestrian field surveys using Trimble GPS technology;
  • Monitor construction projects;
  • Respond to initial calls for inadvertent finds;
  • Complete limited site testing;
  • Participate in data recovery excavation under the supervision of a Senior Archaeologist;
  • Conduct worker’s cultural resources awareness training;
  • Write California DPR forms;
  • Assist with archival, ethnohistoric, and historical research; and
  • Assist with final report writing.

Successful candidates must have the ability to maintain high quality field notes, keep good organization of field records, and maintain a professional demeanor in a variety of outdoor and remote environmental work conditions.

Education and Experience.  Candidates must have either a B.A. degree in anthropology, or a Master’s degree in archaeology or cultural resources management. In both cases, the candidate must have at least four years of experience working with California prehistoric or historic-aged resources, and be able to identify prehistoric and historic artifacts. Candidates must also:

  • Be certified by the Register of Professional Archaeologists (RPA), or be familiar with NHPA Section 106, NEPA, and CEQA standards.
  • Should have a good understanding of culture history relevant to California desert regions, or the coastal areas of San Diego/Orange county. Prior experience working with southern California Native American tribal members is a plus.
  • Must have a valid CA Driver’s License with a clean driving record, and be comfortable working in strenuous hiking conditions.
  • Three references must be provided upon application.
  • Selected candidates may be asked to complete drug testing.

The ideal candidate would be enthusiastic, highly motivated, attentive to fine details, well organized, and comfortable working remotely via Skype, cell phone app, cell conferencing, and email exchange. This candidate would be able to transport themselves to the work site and to Aspen’s office locations. The candidate would also enjoy working in remote or challenging physical environments.

Compensation. To be determined based on education, experience, and skill set.

To apply. Please submit a letter of interest, CV, a writing sample, and three references with contact information to Neda Rastegar at nrastegar@nullaspeneg.com The subject line must state, “Staff Archaeologist – NAME.”

Aspen is an Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action employer committed to diversity and an inclusive work environment.  Aspen considers all qualified applicants without regard to race, ancestry, color, religion, creed, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, disability, or veteran status.

Title Senior Archaeologist
Salary Compensation is commensurate with experience.
Post Date 05-21-18
Location Santa Cruz
Job Information

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 historical archaeology (preferably with additional experience in prehistoric archaeology)
  • Substantial experience directing field projects
  • Expertise in a technical specialty
  • Excellent communication and writing skills

Position Description:

The Senior Archaeologist possesses a minimum of an MA in Anthropology, with four to ten years technical experience. 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, Section 106, and NAGPRA), formal training on a broad range of projects, a background in California history and/or prehistory, 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 Senior Archaeologist is a leadership role. The employee is expected to professionally represent Albion to clients, subcontractors, 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 historic archaeology is required, and additional experience in prehistoric archaeology is highly preferred. Excellent communication and writing skills are also required.

The Senior Archaeologist has a technical specialty (e.g., faunal analysis, GIS), and applies their expertise on Albion proposals and projects. Employee has developed and practiced an experienced methodology for their specialized analyses (i.e., understands attributes, data recordation, and data analysis). Further, they are well versed in the literature related to their specialty, and have 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.). They work closely with Principal Investigators and Project Managers in the preparation of project research designs, scopes, and budgets, related to the employee’s area of expertise. 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. The Senior Archaeologist has outstanding writing skills and effectively and efficiently authors the specialist’s section of a report (Methods and Results). They also work cooperatively with PIs to incorporate their ideas into discussion and interpretation report sections.

On field projects, the Senior Archaeologist is in a position of leadership, and is a seasoned Field Director. They direct and manage archaeological field crews in a collaborative way. They are expected to respectfully communicate with Albion staff, clients, other subcontractors, and the public, at all times. The Field Director is creative and respectful in their approach to problem solving, leadership, and conflict resolution. The Field Director works in unison with the PI and PM. They fully understand the scope of work, are responsible for executing excavation guidelines and strategies as dictated by the project PI, and adhere to established timelines and budgets. They also assist the PI/PM as requested with field logistics, such as attending construction or client meetings, coordinating with crew regarding field and laboratory schedules, communicating with Native American monitors and subcontractors regarding daily schedules, managing vehicles and equipment, managing day-to-day interactions with the public, and recognizing and appropriately addressing health and safety issues. The Field Director is accountable for documenting all data recovery efforts. They are well versed in data collection methods and technologies. They are also extremely organized and are able to effectively manage and organize those data in the field, as well as post-field work.

To Apply:

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

Position is open until filled.

Title Senior Paleontologist/Project Manager
Salary Commensurate with Experience
Post Date 05-21-18
Location Pasadena
Job Information

Senior Paleontologist/Project Manager

Applied EarthWorks, Inc. (Æ) has an immediate opening for a full-time Senior Paleontologist / Project Manager.  Æ is a leading consulting firm specializing in history, archaeology, cultural resource 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:

This position reports to and works closely with the Program Manager to coordinate field efforts with clients, manage staff, assure quality deliverables are produced and build client relationships.

The Senior Paleontological/PM will identify paleontological services needed for specific projects, discussing these services with Æ’s Paleontology Program Manager and clients, recognizing staffing needs and collaborating with Æ’s Paleontology Supervisor, and preparing scopes of work, cost proposals, and schedules for services. The successful candidate also will assist with business development, identifying new clients, and contributing to company statements of qualifications for Æ’s paleontology services.

Typical job duties will include: oversee technical specifications and ensuring the accuracy and timeliness of teams executing work; prepare scopes of work and budgets to ensure they properly align services with project needs and meet/exceed best management practices; prepare or review technical reports, management plans, and other compliance documents prepared by junior staff; oversee proactive tracking and oversight of project status, resourcing and priorities for projects; assist all members/roles in prioritizing workflow.

Skill Requirements:

  • Comprehensive understanding of geology, paleontology, biology, paleoecology, stratigraphy, and biostratigraphy.
  • Ability to identify regulatory compliance needs based on project descriptions, regulatory context, and construction design.
  • Experience writing technical reports, management plans, and other documents at all levels of compliance.
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills with clients and staff.

Education/Experience:

Must meet the Society of Vertebrate Paleontologists (SVP) qualifications for Principal Investigator/Project Paleontologist. Candidates must have:

  • A M.A. or Ph.D. degree in paleontology or geology and/or a publication record in peer-reviewed journals.
  • Demonstrated competence in field techniques, preparation, identification, curation, and reporting in California.
  • At least two full years of professional experience as assistant to a Project Paleontologist with administration and project management experience; supported by a list of projects and referral contacts
  • Proficient in recognizing fossils in the field and determining their significance. As well as expertise in local geology, stratigraphy, and biostratigraphy. Experience collecting vertebrate fossils in the field.

Preference will be given to candidates with prior paleontological and project management experience in an environmental compliance setting, including successful authorship of past CEQA and/or NEPA documents, in Southern California.

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.

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.

To Apply:

Interested applicants should submit a cover letter, professional CV or resumé, three professional references, and two writing samples[1] to Human Resources at info@nullappliedearthworks.com. The application period will remain open until all positions are filled. No phone calls please.

[1] One CEQA and one NEPA document written by the Applicant are preferred, but two documents written by the Applicant for either CEQA or NEPA compliance will be accepted.

Title Cultural Resources Program Manager
Salary Based on experience
Post Date 05-13-18
Location Sacramento, CA
Job Information

Aspen Environmental Group (Aspen) is seeking a Cultural Resources Program Manager in our Sacramento or Agoura Hills offices.

About Aspen. Aspen is a dynamic, interdisciplinary environmental services firm that provides impacts analysis, permitting, and compliance services for a wide variety of federal and state agencies, as well as private groups. Aspen specializes in providing expert compliance services for complex, multi-faceted infrastructure and public works projects. Aspen’s cultural resources group is currently involved in a number of energy and infrastructure projects in desert, coastal and suburban environments.  The group is innovative in the approach and use of new technologies, yet remains well-grounded in the professional understanding of federal and state laws and regulations, in addition to local ordinances and general plans applicable to cultural and tribal cultural resources. Aspen’s cultural resources group provides a supportive and stimulating work environment that a talented senior archaeologist will find rewarding.

Responsibilities. The selected candidate will:

  • Manage and further develop the Cultural Resources Program, including tribal and paleontological resource areas;
  • Manage and direct cultural/tribal/paleontological resources tasks in coordination with Aspen Project Managers;
  • Manage, supervise, and direct archaeological survey, site testing and prepare resource evaluation documents;
  • Control and track various project and project sub-task budgets and delivery schedule with high accuracy, and prepare Cost and schedule Modification Requests on an as-needed basis;
  • Hire and supervise cultural resources and paleontology staff;
  • Prepare or provide senior QA/QC review of cultural and/or tribal cultural sections of environmental documents, technical reports, and other compliance and recommendation documents;
  • Conduct Native American consultation support services;
  • Attend or present at one professional conference annually; and,
  • Participate in marketing and proposal preparation activities.

Education and Experience. Candidates must have either an M.A. or a Ph.D. in archaeology. Minimum of 10 years of supervisory or management experience in California CRM required. RPA certification preferred. In addition, successful candidates must have a strong work ethic and demonstrated leadership ability, excellent communication skills, strong technical writing skills, expertise in California archaeology, and extensive understanding of CEQA, Assembly Bill 52, NEPA, and Section 106 of the National Historic Preservation Act. Familiarity with U.S. Forest Service Programmatic Agreements, Bureau of Land Management Manuals, and Caltrans standards and requirements related to cultural resources would be a plus.

The ideal candidate will be enthusiastic, have excellent organization and supervisorial skills, highly motivated, entrepreneurial,  able to self-direct, be attentive to fine details,  and comfortable in effectively managing and communicating with a geographically dispersed staff. The candidate would also enjoy conducting site visits in remote or challenging physical environments on occasion.

Compensation. Aspen offers a wide range of benefits and a competitive compensation package. Eligibility for benefits is earned with length of service professional development time. Salary will be commensurate with experience.

To apply. Please submit a letter of interest, Curriculum Vitae, a writing sample of a previously published environmental section in which the candidate was the sole or majority author, and three current references’ contact information to Neda Rastegar at nrastegar@nullaspeneg.com. The subject line must state, “Cultural Resources Program Manager.” Aspen is an Equal Opportunity Employer. All qualified applicants will be considered for employment in a non-discriminatory manner.

Title Archaeologist
Salary TBD
Post Date 05-09-18
Location Fresno, CA -Caltrans District 06
Job Information

Caltrans District 06 in Fresno, CA has an opening for a permanent, full-time archaeology position. The position is open until filled. The job posting can be found at the following link:

https://jobs.ca.gov/CalHrPublic/Jobs/JobPosting.aspx?JobControlId=109103

Title Archaeologists with Construction Monitoring Experience
Salary TBD
Post Date 05-07-18
Location Orange County, California
Job Information

ECORP Consulting, Inc. is looking for skilled archaeologists with construction monitoring experience for a temporary Project Hire position based in Orange County, California. We are looking for team members that can contribute to our cooperative environment with strong communication skills, a solid work ethic, who has experience with archaeological construction monitoring, and can exhibit professionalism in interactions with coworkers, agency staff, and clients.

Responsibilities include, but are not limited to: construction monitoring, preparation of monitoring logs and reports, adhering to safety standards in an active construction zone, and regular communication with Cultural Resources Manager. This position is entirely based in the field and is expected to last for several weeks. This project does not include lodging or per diem and the monitor must be able to commute daily to San Juan Capistrano.

Minimum qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Archaeology or closely-related field
  • At least one year of professional experience as an Archaeologist with ability to identify archaeological resources (may substitute relevant graduate-level academic experience).
  • Professional experience as an Archaeological construction monitor

Those who submit qualifications that do not meet the minimum requirements above may be considered for future temporary field crew positions.

Please submit a resume and cover letter to jobs@nullecorpconsulting.com

Title Cultural Resource Specialist
Salary TBD
Post Date 05-02-18
Location Sacramento, Austin or Denver
Job Information

Cultural Resource Specialist
See https://careers-meadhunt.icims.com/jobs/search?ss=1&searchCategory=2140

Deadline: 5/18/2018

Overview

Mead & Hunt, Inc., a nationally recognized professional services consulting firm, is seeking a highly motivated cultural resource specialist.

Responsibilities

Responsibilities include conducting Section 106 compliance tasks for historic and architectural properties including surveying and evaluating historic resources; applying the National Register Criteria; conducting research and site visits; preparing reports including historic contexts, property descriptions, and evaluations of properties; and working with clients and project managers. Travel will be required.

Qualifications

The successful candidate must have a bachelor’s or master’s degree in historic preservation or related field such as history, architectural history, or public history from an accredited four-year college or university.

The ideal candidate will have any/all of the following: at least 18 months of relevant experience in cultural resource management; experience preparing building descriptions, historic contexts, and/or statements of significance; experience completing cultural resource management activities for transportation projects; database and GIS skills.

If you have strong communication and organizational skills, are self-motivated, and can work well both independently and as part of a team, complete the online application process for this job posting at www.meadhunt.com/careers OR submit your cover letter and resume (and the pdf application if possible) to the address below. The deadline to apply for this position is Friday, May 18, 2018. Interviews are awarded on our review of your ability to meet the qualifications in the paragraphs describing the “successful” candidate and “ideal” candidate, so be sure to explain where indicated in the online application (or in your COVER LETTER, not just in your resume, if you are applying by mail) how you meet each qualification listed in the paragraphs above. Mead & Hunt will not sponsor a visa (H-1B, etc.) for this position.

MEAD & HUNT, Inc.
Attn: Req. # 2018-1661
2440 Deming Way
Middleton, WI 53562
www.meadhunt.com

All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to protected veteran status, disability, race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, or national origin.

Title Lab Manager
Salary TBD
Post Date 05-01-18
Location Orange and Riverside Offices
Job Information

Cogstone Resource Management Inc. seeks a reliable and responsible full-time Lab Manager to perform work at both our Orange and Riverside offices. Knowledge of California prehistoric and historic archaeology is required. Experience with faunal analysis or paleontology a plus. Knowledge of GIS also a plus.

Job Description

The Lab Manager will oversee the processing of cultural and paleontological resources including but not limited to inventorying, sampling, cleaning, analyzing, cataloging, photography of artifacts, fossils, and other samples. Other responsibilities will include:

  • Setup, organization, and maintenance of lab and inventory company resources
  • Preparation of databases for keeping track of and cataloging artifacts
  • Submitting artifact samples for special analyses (e.g., chronometric dating)
  • Preparing and submitting collections for curation
  • Supervising and performing quality assurance on lab work conducted by staff
  • Reviewing data from the field
  • Writing portions of reports
  • Working with staff to coordinate project resources and needs
  • Maintaining and checking out supplies and field equipment

Qualifications

  • MA in Anthropology, Biology or a closely related field
  • Five years of experience in Cultural Resources Management
  • Two years Lab Manager experience
  • Competency in field and laboratory work
  • Applicant must have a valid driver’s license, good driving record, and their own vehicle
  • Supervisory experience a must

Skill Requirements

  • Excellent communication
  • Self-motivated with initiative
  • Strong leadership ability
  • Effective time management
  • Determined decision making
  • Organization skills
  • Attention to detail
  • Successful project and personnel management
  • Proficiency in use of MS Office suite, Adobe Photoshop and Adobe Acrobat
  • Ability to work independently with a diverse, multi-disciplinary team
  • Use of digital calipers, scales and other instruments

Physical Demands

The job demands periodic sitting, standing and walking.  While performing the duties of this job, the employee is occasionally required to stand; walk; sit; use hands to finger, handle, or feel objects, tools or controls; reach with hands and arms; climb stairs; talk or hear. The employee must lift or move collection materials that may weigh up to 40 pounds periodically.

Travel

Daily travel to one of the two Cogstone facilities required.  Travel will alternate.

Compensation

Competitive pay rate is commensurate with education and experience.  Full-time employees receive health, dental, vision, and 401k benefit plan with company match, paid holidays, and paid vacation.

How to Apply

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

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

Cogstone is an Equal Opportunity Employer. Disclaimer: The above statements are intended to describe the general nature and level of work being performed by people assigned to this classification. They are not to be construed as an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, duties, and skills required of personnel so classified. All personnel may be required to perform duties outside of their normal responsibilities from time to time, as needed.

 

Title Managing Principal – Cultural Resources
Salary Competitive Compensation Package
Post Date 04-26-18
Location Hemet
Job Information
Managing Principal – Cultural Resources

Applied EarthWorks, Inc. (Æ) has an immediate opening for a full-time Cultural Resources Management expert to lead business development and operations from our Hemet, California office. Æ is a leading consulting firm specializing in history, archaeology, cultural resources management (CRM), and paleontology. We recognize that our staff is our greatest asset and we are committed to providing a collegial, professional, and positive work environment. We take pride in providing a great place to work and we seek a qualified individual to join our team of stellar professionals.

Duties:

The successful candidate will manage and direct cultural resources projects throughout southern California working closely with Senior Managers in the Pasadena office as well as throughout the company. They will report to the President to carry out their job duties, which will include: management of survey, evaluation, and data recovery in support of Section 106, NEPA, and CEQA compliance; analysis for, and preparation of EIRs, EISs and other environmental documents; preparation and implementation of research designs and treatment plans; technical report writing; Native American consultation; QA/QC of staff reports; proposal preparation; and client development. Additionally, as Managing Principal, the candidate will take the lead on recruiting and retaining high quality professional staff of 9-12 people within the Hemet office, advise staff members as they design and carry out projects, supervise marketing and new business development, participate in professional and community activities.

Skill Requirements:
  • Previous experience managing budgets, supervising personnel, task management, and proposal preparation;
  • Ability to review contracts, identify potential pitfalls; and make sound bid/no-bid decisions;
  • Strong business development skills with proven track record in southern California and demonstrated ability to generate work for staff;
  • Strong technical writing, editing, and report review skills;
  • A thorough understanding of the CEQA, NEPA, Section 106 and other laws governing cultural resources management, experience in negotiation of agreement documents, and conflict resolution;
  • Expertise in tribal consultation;
  • Strong work ethic, demonstrated leadership ability, good communication skills, and ability to manage and direct large and diverse teams of people;
  • Ability to handle diverse personalities and make and enforce difficult
Education/Experience:

M.A. or Ph.D. degree in anthropology, archaeology, historical archaeology, or related field required. Register of Professional Archaeologists (RPA) certification preferred. Minimum of 10 years of management experience in CRM.

Compensation:

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

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

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

Title Senior Archaeologists
Salary Competitive Compensation Package
Post Date 04-26-18
Location Three Positions: Fresno, Pasadena, and Hemet
Job Information

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

Duties:

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

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

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

Compensation:

Applied EarthWorks offers a wide range of benefits and a competitive compensation package. Eligibility for benefits is earned with length of service and includes paid vacation, sick leave, holidays, and professional development time; 401(k); ESOP; and health, dental, vision, and life insurance. Salary will be commensurate with experience.

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

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 On-Call Archaeological/Paleontological Field Technicians
Salary BOE
Post Date 04-23-18
Location of Riverside and San Bernardino Counties
Job Information

On-Call Archaeological/Paleontological Field Technicians

MIG is seeking On-Call Archaeological/Paleontological Field Technicians for on-going and up-coming projects in the counties of Riverside and San Bernardino. The successful candidate(s) will show initiative, be dependable, flexible, and take on responsibility. Work hours will vary based on available projects and scheduling, employee availability, and employee skill-set, expertise, and experience.

RESPONSIBILITY:

The cultural resources field technician will work under the guidance and direction of MIG’s Cultural Resources Director or his designated field director(s) in conducting field surveys, site mapping, artifact photography, preparing California DPR-523 site forms, construction monitoring, and in preparing monitoring logs or field and cultural reports.

 MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS

  • Positive, motivated, detail-oriented, and able to work independently
  • Bachelor’s degree in Archaeology and/or Anthropology is required
  • 2+ years of proven field experience in archaeological/paleontological surveys, reconnaissance and construction monitoring is required
  • Ability to use GPS equipment (Garmin/Trimble) for field data collection is a must
  • Experienced in California construction monitoring (prehistoric, historic and paleontological resources) is required
  • Able to work in remote locations under challenging conditions (weather and terrain)
  • Active 40-hour HAZWOPER training (desirable)
  • Able to commit to field work or construction monitoring for varying periods lasting between a few days or several months
  • Able to work with staff, supervisors, construction crews, agency personnel, and Native American stakeholders
  • Valid driver’s license, good driving record, reliable transportation (a must)
  • The job requires a moderate amount of standing, walking, and the ability to lift 25lbs
  • Own basic archaeological field equipment

Compensation

Salary based upon experience. Please provide a cover letter outlining your qualifications and a current resume with references (not a CV).

Interested respondents should email their resumes to:

 

Title Term Field Crew Archaeological Technician
Salary $20 per hour
Post Date 04-23-18
Start Date 06-01-18
End Date 11-01-18
Location Mineral, CA
Job Information

June 2018 – November 2018

This field crew technician position will be a minimum of six months, with the possibility of extension. Start and end dates may be flexible for the right candidate.

The Sierra Institute for Community and Environment (Sierra Institute) is seeking a motivated individual to fill the term position of Archaeological Technician. This is a non-supervisory, full-time, six-month position with Lassen Volcanic National Park (LVNP) and Sierra Institute staff. Successful candidates must meet the minimum Secretary of Interior Qualified Archaeologist requirements. The position will be responsible for assisting LVNP’s cultural resource program with National Historic Preservation Act and Archeological Resource Protection Act implementation and compliance. The candidate will work on survey projects in LVNP. Other tasks and duties may be assigned as needed to fulfill project work associated with our funding source.

Recent graduates are encouraged to apply.

Responsibilities:

  • Conduct investigations and reporting on cultural resource projects for compliance with Section 106 of the National Historic Preservation Act and other historic preservation legislation;
  • Conduct surveys, site identification, and evaluations using standard archaeological and historic preservation techniques;
  • Prepare site, project, and evaluation reports;
  • Provide data, rationale, policy and legal compliance in making recommendations to the Sierra Institute and LVNP management;
  • Assist staff in identifying, evaluating, and monitoring cultural resources, and consult and coordinate for restoration projects;
  • Assume a leadership role with lower-grade archeologist and undergraduate intern field crew members;
  • May review LVNP projects for impacts to cultural resources;
  • May provide archeological monitoring for large scale construction activities.

Qualifications:

  • Master’s degree in Archaeology, Anthropology, or a related field;
  • Minimum of one year combined archaeological field experience at an accredited archaeological field school, professional cultural resources firm, or government agency;
  • Experience performing archaeological survey;
  • Ability to meet deadlines;
  • Detail-oriented, organized, and able to work well on simultaneous tasks;
  • Competent at taking detailed project notes;
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills;
  • Competent at collecting field data using Trimble GPS;
  • Basic understanding of Section 106 of the National Historic Preservation Act and other historic preservation laws;
  • A valid driver’s license and access to reliable transportation.

Physical Requirements:

  • Ability to work in rugged mountain environments;
  • Some overnight camping in the backcountry;
  • Must be able to walk 8-10 miles a day with field pack and ample water, over rough terrain in variable weather conditions which likely will include high temperatures in summer months;
  • A portion of the duties require working outdoors under extreme temperature in rugged terrain. Potentially strenuous physical effort associated with hiking during archaeological reconnaissance and surveys, such as climbing steep slopes, and physical labor such as stooping, bending, carrying loads of 45 pounds may be required. Some sedentary work is performed in an office setting.

Compensation:

  • Compensation is $20 per hour. Medical, dental, and life insurance benefits are not included. Sierra Institute field crew employees are eligible for paid holiday, vacation, and sick leave. Housing is available for a fee in Mineral, CA at Lassen Volcanic NP headquarters. The incumbent will be required to pass an agency background check in order to access LVNP vehicles and computer systems.

How to Apply

  • Please send your resume and contact information for three references as one PDF to LWeissberg@nullsierrainstitute.us with “Archaeological Technician” in the subject line. Please include where you heard about the job in the text of the email. Position is open until filled, though review of applications will begin on April 30, 2018.

Please call (530) 284-1022 with questions.

 

Title Archaeological Technicians
Salary $18-$23
Post Date 04-23-18
Location Northern California, Nevada, and Southern Oregon
Job Information

Native-X, Inc. is still looking for the right individuals!  We need two to three archaeological technicians to assist our core group in conducting survey for projects in northern California, Nevada, and southern Oregon in the Spring and Summer of 2018.  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 May and likely continue throughout the summer/fall.  SCA wage rates apply and vary by location but for the most part are between $18 and $23 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 20th year conducting archaeological investigations.  We prefer individuals who work hard, like to learn, and who get along well in small groups.

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

Title Archaeologist
Salary TBD
Post Date 04-17-18
Location Redding
Job Information

RESPONSIBILITIES

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

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

REQUIRED QUALIFICATIONS

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

DESIRED QUALIFICATIONS

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

PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS

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

CONDITIONS

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

APPLYING

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

 

Title Archaeologist
Salary DOE
Post Date 04-16-18
Location San Luis Obispo County
Job Information

Caltrans District 5 in San Luis Obispo, CA has an opening for a Permanent, full-time archaeology position. The link to the job announcement is provided below.Applications are due May 18, 2018.

https://jobs.ca.gov/CalHrPublic/Jobs/JobPosting.aspx?JobControlId=106695

Title Compliance Archaeologist
Salary DOE
Post Date 04-12-18
Location Fort Irwin, CA
Job Information

Redhorse Corporation has an immediate need for a Compliance Archaeologist to support our client at Ft. Irwin, CA. The Compliance Archaeologist will provide cultural resource management, compliance, and consultation services. The Compliance Archaeologist will augment existing customer capabilities, work in a team framework, and be an on-site specialist to facilitate the cultural resources program.

Duties and responsibilities for the Compliance Archaeologist include:

  • Conducting surveys prior to approval of dig permit requests to ensure the protection of significant cultural or paleontological resources
  • Conducting background records searches, inventory and evaluation of cultural resources for listing on the National Register of Historic Places (NRHP)
  • Conducting archaeological site monitoring
  • Maintaining archaeological data across several databases
  • Authoring and reviewing a variety of survey and inventory reports and consultation packages to State Historic Preservation Office (SHPO) and Native American tribes, to include the ability to make recommendations
  • Assisting with the curation of archival materials in Fort Irwin’s Curation Facility
  • Ensuring that data collection and drafting of reports are conducted with the highest quality effort possible
  • Conducting or assisting with outreach briefings and events to promote cultural resources awareness

Minimum Basic Requirements for Skills, Experience, Education and Credentials:

  • Must have at least a Master’s of Art degree in Archaeology, Anthropology, Archaeology, or an equivalent degree with an emphasis in archaeology
  • Must have completed a degree that included three (3) semester hours in EACH of the following course areas:
  • History of Archaeology
  • Archaeology of a major geographical area such as North America
  • Regional Archaeology, Archaeological cultures, or sites in a specific part or portion of a major geographical area such as the Mojave Desert or Great Basin to acquire or develop a foundation for regional specialization for professional development
  • Theory and methods of Archaeology. Methods include, but are not limited to, typology, classification, sampling, cultural evolution, and analytical techniques
  • Six (6) semester hours of related course work in:
    • Geography, Geology, or Cultural Geography;
    • History, Historiography, or Historical Archaeology;
    • Environmental studies;
    • Scientific writing (nonfiction English composition); and/or Surveying.
    • AND Completion of an archaeological field school, to provide a basic understanding of theoretical and practical approaches to research design implementation, field preservation techniques, and report preparation by participation in actual field work in North America
  • Minimum of 2 years of experience in Archaeological survey and/or excavation
  • Meet the Secretary of the Interior’s Professional Standards and Guidelines as outlined in the Code of Federal Regulations – 36 CFR Part 61
  • Must be able to use GPS technology, read maps, and be skilled in North American compliance Archaeological techniques and practices
  • Additional Basic Requirements for Skills, Experience, Education and Credentials:
  • Working knowledge of The Antiquities Act; the Archaeological Resources Protection Act (ARPA); the National Environmental Protection Act (NEPA); the National Historic Preservation Act (NHPA); Curation of Federally Owned and Administered Archaeological Collections (36 CFR 79); and the Native American Graves Protection and Repatriation Act (NAGPRA)
  • Demonstrated ability to carry research to completion, for example, by authoring reports of survey, excavation, artifact analysis, or method and theory
  • Well-developed verbal and technical report writing skills
  • Working knowledge of standard office computer software (e.g. Excel, Word, PowerPoint, etc.)
  • Strong working knowledge of GIS computer software
  • Upon hiring the applicant must be able to pass a federal background check required prior to gaining access to unclassified government computer work stations
  • Must possess or be able to obtain a standard California Driver’s License; the candidate may be required to operate a government-owned motor vehicle safely
  • Must be able to successfully pass a pre-employment background investigation

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Experience working with the Department of Defense (DoD)
  • Experience working in the Mojave Desert and Great Basin and the ability to work extended hours in various weather conditions
  • Experience navigating and collecting data using GSP technology

 

Interested Candidates Should Apply to: https://www.appone.com/MainInfoReq.asp?R_ID=1874925

Title Archaeologist
Salary TBD
Post Date 04-09-18
Location Marysville
Job Information

Caltrans District 3 (Marysville) is seeking qualified archaeologists for two positions.  One of the positions will focus on Native American Coordination working to develop relationships with local tribes in support of infrastructure project delivery.  The other position will focus on conducting archaeological studies in compliance with state and federal laws in support of infrastructure project delivery.  Apply by 4/17/18.  For further information contact Kendall Schinke at 530-741-7113.

https://www.jobs.ca.gov/CalHrPublic/Jobs/JobPosting.aspx?JobControlId=105926

https://www.jobs.ca.gov/CalHrPublic/Jobs/JobPosting.aspx?JobControlId=106223

Title Archaeologist/Laboratory Director
Salary Negotiable
Post Date 04-04-18
Location Irvine, CA
Job Information

DUKE CRM is seeking an experienced and qualified archaeologist to manage our laboratory operations. This is a full-time, regular position. The primary responsibility will be to manage the DUKE CRM archaeology/paleontological laboratory (Irvine and Inland Empire). This will involve setup, organization, and maintenance of the two lab facilities; collections management; artifact analysis; process archaeological/paleontological material as it comes in from the field; oversee lab staff in both field and lab settings; maintain quality control; create and maintain catalogs; prepare collections for curation; prepare laboratory budgets; and work with other staff to coordinate project needs.

Additional responsibilities include conducting research, record searches, field surveys, monitoring, excavation, report writing, and various tasks associated with cultural resources management. Qualified applicants should have good leadership qualities, strong technical skills, good communication skills, and feel comfortable making technical decisions.

Preferred Professional Skills/Experience

  • MA or PhD degree in Archaeology or related field.
  • Registered Professional Archaeologist certification.
  • Minimum of 5 years of experience in cultural resources management.
  • Minimum of 2 years of experience in directing archaeological/paleontological laboratory activities.
  • Minimum of 2 years of experience in California archaeology/paleontology.
  • Demonstrated expertise in one or more of the following disciplines: Historical Archaeology, Faunal Analysis, Geoarchaeology, and/or Paleontology.
  • Working knowledge of CEQA, NEPA, NHPA, and other state and federal environmental regulations.
  • Strong technical writing/editing skills.
  • Personnel management skills.
  • Familiarity with Microsoft Office products (Word, Excel, Access, and Outlook).
  • Familiarity with Adobe Acrobat Professional, Photoshop, and Illustrator.
  • Actively engaged in archaeological research.

Personal Skills

  • Good problem-solving ability and analytical skills.
  • Strong leadership skills.
  • A focus toward fulfilling client objectives.
  • Excellent verbal, interpersonal, and written communication skills.
  • Strong organizational and time management skills.
  • Ability to work effectively in multi-disciplinary teams.
  • A desire to excel and passion for working on complex and challenging projects.

About DUKE CRM

DUKE Cultural Resources Management, LLC (DUKE CRM) is a growing cultural resources management 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), performance bonuses, and publication bonuses.

To Apply:

Email a cover letter highlighting your qualifications for this job, a CV, and references to Curt Duke at curt@nulldukecrm.com.

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