Job: Archaeologist

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

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

The objective of the archaeologist position is a qualified individual to lead and/or contribute to archaeology and cultural resources studies as either stand-alone projects or as part of larger multi-disciplinary projects. The archaeologist will lead or participate in research, fieldwork, laboratory analysis, monitoring, and preparation of technical reports and environmental documents. Duties will include conducting or directing background research, survey, testing, evaluation, data recovery, and construction monitoring, laboratory work, report preparation as well as other tasks. Position requires knowledge of federal (NEPA, NHPA Section 106) and state (CEQA and PRC 5024) cultural resources laws and regulations, strong verbal and written communication skills, time management, and technical skills (fieldwork and analysis). The Archaeologist is expected to contribute to marketing and proposal efforts for cultural resources opportunities or as part of a larger team on multi-disciplinary opportunities.

Key Responsibilities

  • Lead and coordinate technical work in archaeology.
  • Evaluate resources for the National Register and California Register.
  • Write and produce reports or documents.
  • Work with other cultural resources staff who provide technical support in field and office settings.
  • Collaborate with architectural and landscape historians toward an integrated multi-disciplinary approach to cultural resources investigations.
  • Develop resource management recommendations and assess project effects on resources.
  • Collaborate in an integrated team with engineers, scientists, planners, regulators, and other stakeholders.

Basic Qualifications

  • Master’s degree in Archaeology or related field.
  • 5+ years of professional, related experience.
  • Demonstrated capability to serve as technical lead on archaeological studies.
  • Knowledge of CEQA, NEPA, NHPA, and other state and federal environmental regulations.

Preferred Skills/Experience

  • Excellent technical writing and communication skills
  • Cultural specializations such as historic architecture, historic archaeology, or bioarchaeology.
  • Project coordination or project management skills demonstrated by previous work experience.
  • Participation in and management of project budget development, project schedules, tracking and production of deliverables, and oversight of QA/QC process tracking.
  • Experience in business development, proposal, and marketing.

Professional Skills

  • The position requires strong coordination, analytical and people skills.
  • Excellent verbal, interpersonal, and written communication skills.
  • Strong organizational and time management skills.
  • Ability to work effectively in multi-disciplinary teams.
  • Use of MS Word, Excel, PowerPoint, and Outlook.

To apply use the following link or email

ICF offers an excellent benefits package, an award winning talent development program, and fosters a highly skilled, energized and empowered workforce. ICF is an equal opportunity employer that values diversity at all levels. (EOE – Minorities/Females/ Protected Veterans Status/Disability Status/Sexual Orientation/Gender Identity)