Job: Bay Area Cultural Resources Monitors

Title Bay Area Cultural Resources Monitors
Salary TDB
Post Date 01-30-19
Location Santa Clara County
Job Information

Cogstone Resource Management Inc. seeks reliable, responsible monitors to perform work in Santa Clara County, California. Knowledge of California prehistoric and historical archaeology and current 40-Hour HAZWOPER certification are required.  Respirator fitting a plus. Temporary full-time position for 4-5 weeks with potential for overtime.

Job Description

Cultural resources monitors must be able to stand for ten hours although most projects work eight hour days.

Monitors are responsible to document project activities and finds through notes and photographs. Safety and other types of training are required and paid by the company. Ability to work well with construction crews and colleagues and to follow specific protocols is necessary. Previous mitigation experience is preferred.


  • 40-hour HAZWOPER certification REQUIRED
  • California experience is preferred
  • BA in Anthropology or a closely related field. Upper class Anthropology Juniors and Seniors also may apply.
  • Ability 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, and their own vehicle

Skill Requirements

  • Restraint – the company prohibits any social media posting of work-related content and violation is a termination offense.
  • Confidence in the construction environment
  • Proficiency in use of tablets and standard office software
  • Excellent field notes
  • Experience in paleontology a plus
  • Ability to work independently with a diverse, multi-disciplinary team
  • Self-motivated with strong initiative


Competitive pay rate is commensurate with education and experience.  

How to Apply

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