Senior Archaeologist - Full-Time Permanent

Pandey, Vertika

Hi Team:


1.    Job Title: Senior Archaeologist R2204704

2.    Duration of posting: 30 days

3.    Job Board(s):

4.    Contact Person for Hiring: Michael Blackmore(Michael.Blackmore@...)

5.    Job Location: Atlanta, Georgia, USA.

6.    Job Type: Full Time.


      Job Description

The 2020 pandemic inspired many people to seek new jobs where they could turn their passion projects into a full-time career.  Here at ICF we work on passion projects all the time, from helping to convert America to clean energy such as solar and offshore wind to helping communities understand and accommodate for risks to cultural resources while building resilient infrastructure.  One thing is for sure, being part of ICF’s cultural resources team is #neverboring.

We are passionate about doing what’s right for our clients, our people, the communities where we live and work, and the environment. We are planners, scientists, program managers, communicators, economists, technologists, and strategists. We are collaborative, curious, and committed to excellence—these are qualities we value that make us who we are and inspire us to grow.  If you perform well in an engaging and collaborative environment, and would like to work with a diverse team of industry professionals, we encourage you to learn more about ICF ( and consider applying to join our team.  ICF’s Cultural Resources team includes Secretary of the Interior-qualified Archaeologists, Architectural Historians, Cultural Landscape Specialists, Historic Preservation Specialists, & Historians.  This is a great opportunity to work alongside a strong team of Cultural Resource professionals.  You will also have the opportunity to work on large and complex projects for Transportation, Energy, Water, Planning & Development. 

ICF is currently seeking an SOI-qualified Archaeologist to be based out of our Atlanta, Georgia office with flexibility for working remotely from home.  Duties will include conducting desktop & archival research, survey, testing, evaluation, data recovery, construction monitoring, laboratory analysis, and technical report preparation as well as other tasks as assigned. The ideal candidate will have a solid background in fieldwork and technical writing, and an interest in expanding skills in a collaborative team environment.

Key responsibilities

§ Prepare and/or review documentation concerning cultural resources as required by state and federal laws and regulations

§ Serve as a liaison between federal/state agencies and private parties concerned with cultural resources

§ Assist in the completion of studies and compliance approaches toward acquisition of permits and clearances (for federal, state, and local laws and regulations) or resource management plans. Support and coordinate technical work in archaeology.

§ Evaluate archaeological resources for NRHP-eligibility.

§ Write and produce technical reports and other documents.

§ Coordinate projects related to environmental compliance and resource management, including scheduling, personnel allocation/planning, technical approach development, and subcontractor involvement.

§ Assist senior-level environmental leads and provide technical support. Includes: development of resource management recommendations, assessing project effects on resources, and providing support to address complex resource problems and issues that require advanced technical or regulatory knowledge.

§ Collaborate in an integrated team with engineers, scientists, planners, regulators, and other stakeholders.


§ Master’s degree in Anthropology, Archaeology or related field.

§ At least 5 years of experience in cultural resources management

§ Familiarity with cultural resources in the Southeastern United States and associated regulatory environment.

§ Excellent verbal and written communication skills

§ A history of working with private, public sector clients, and regulatory agencies.

§ Ability to translate between science, planning, engineering, and policy.

§ Ability to work effectively as part of a team in a multi-disciplinary environment

§ A blend of strategic and tactical thinking as a well-rounded consultant.

§ A desire to excel and passion for rewarding work on complex environmental challenges.

§ Working knowledge of NEPA, NHPA, ARPA, GEPA, and other state and federal environmental regulations.

§ Use of ArcGIS, Adobe Pro, Bluebeam, MS Word, Excel, PowerPoint, and Outlook.

§ Knowledge of GPS applications in the field

§ Strong verbal and written communication skills

§ Strong organizational and time management skills

§ Attention to detail and accuracy

§ Proactive, creative, and positive collaborative attitude

§ Must have valid driver’s license and successfully pass a Motor Vehicle Records (MVR) check.

This is an outstanding opportunity to work with talented and passionate individuals and to grow with a firm that believes in nurturing talent and developing long-term career success. ICF is a purpose driven company with a strong culture and underlying values that prize diversity, opportunity, equality, and respect. Our core values include Embracing Differences, and we seek candidates who are passionate about building a culture that encourages, embraces and hires dimensions of differences.

Working at ICF

Working at ICF means applying a passion for meaningful work with intellectual rigor to help solve the leading issues of our day. Smart, compassionate, innovative, committed, ICF employees tackle unprecedented challenges to benefit people, businesses, and governments around the globe. We believe in collaboration, mutual respect, open communication, and opportunity for growth.

We can only solve the world's toughest challenges by building an inclusive workplace that allows everyone to thrive. We are an equal opportunity employer, committed to hiring regardless of any protected characteristic, such as race, ethnicity, national origin, color, sex, gender identity/expression, sexual orientation, religion, age, disability status, or military/veteran status. Together, our employees are empowered to share their expertise and collaborate with others to achieve personal and professional goals. For more information, please read our EEO & AA policy.

COVID-19 Policy: New or prospective U.S. employees must provide proof of complete vaccination on the date of their commencement of employment. If selected for employment, you will provide proof of your full vaccination status, defined as vaccinated two weeks after receiving the requisite number of doses of a COVID-19 vaccine approved or authorized for emergency use by the FDA.

Reasonable Accommodations are available, including, but not limited to, for disabled veterans, individuals with disabilities, and individuals with sincerely held religious beliefs, in all phases of the application and employment process. To request an accommodation please email icfcareercenter@... and we will be happy to assist. All information you provide will be kept confidential and will be used only to the extent required to provide needed reasonable accommodations. Read more about non-discrimination:  EEO is the law and  Pay Transparency Statement



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