Archaeology Supervisor

Website Sapphos Environmental, Inc.


POSITION TITLE:  Archaeology Supervisor

JOB SUMMARY:  Sapphos Environmental, Inc., an environmental planning and resource management company located in Pasadena, is currently recruiting an archaeology supervisor to join our Cultural Resources Group. Under the supervision of the Cultural Resources Manager, this full-time, permanent position will entail project management, including management of budget, staff, and schedule; Phase I, II, and III investigations and mitigation monitoring; preparation of technical reports; analysis of project impacts on archaeological resources under NEPA, CEQA, and NHPA; coordination with local, state, and federal agencies, and mentoring of junior-level staff. Additional responsibilities include supporting the leadership team, business development, and client relations.


  • Experience in California cultural resources management with a working command of federal and state cultural resources statutes
  • Operational knowledge of the prehistory and history of California and the Southwest
  • Experience in the inventory and evaluation of prehistoric and historic archaeological resources
  • Experience managing field crews and other staff
  • Experience writing high quality regulatory compliance documents
  • Experience conducting quality control/quality assurance reviews

MINIMUM REQUIREMENTS:  Satisfaction of the Secretary of the Interior’s Professional Qualification Standards for Archaeology (36 CFR Part 61) is required. The successful candidate will a minimum of 10 years of full-time field experience, preparing regulatory compliance documents, project management, and business development. Register of Professional Archaeologists (RPA) status is desirable. 

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