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Senior Archaeologist Manager (Northern California)

Rachel Duff
 

FirstCarbon Solutions (FCS), an ADEC Innovation, is focused on improving the world we live in by advancing sustainable practices globally. It's our goal to improve the lives of all people we work with, whether they are clients, partners or colleagues. By joining FCS, you will work with highly skilled, technical teams that are dedicated to doing what it takes to meet our clients' needs. FCS is focused on advancing the skills and experiences of our staff and has opportunities that expand the globe.

FCS is seeking a Senior Archaeologist / Cultural Resources Specialist to join our expanding team in Northern California. The Senior Archaeologist will be responsible for preparing project proposals, conducting Phase I assessments, performing records searches and field surveys, consulting with Native American tribes, communicating with clients and lead agencies, conducting Phase II/Phase III testing and data recovery, field monitoring, managing teams of field monitors, preparing Phase IV monitoring reports, curating collections, and preparing written documentation of cultural resources studies and impact assessments adherent to California Environmental Quality Act (CEQA) and/or Section 106 of the National Historic Preservation Act (NHPA).

Duties and Responsibilities

  • Solicits and reviews Request for Proposals (RFP) from clients and lead agencies to determine project needs for cultural resources evaluations and prepares project-specific proposals for the appropriate cultural resources compliance documents
  • Conducts records searches in conjunction with the California Historical Resources Information System (CHRIS) Information Centers (IC) and reviews regional literature, historic maps, historic aerial photographs, and assessor parcel information
  • Performs field surveys, assembles and manages larger survey teams when necessary, collects and analyses data, and records resources in the appropriate Department of Parks and Recreation (DPR) forms
  • Carries out field work, consultation, and reporting requirements specifics for various lead agencies including, but not limited to: local city and county lead agencies under CEQA; state lead agencies such as California Department of Transportation (CalTrans); and federal lead agencies such as United States Army Corps of Engineers (USACE), Federal Aviation Administration (FAA), Federal Communications Commission (FCC), Bureau of Land Management (BLM), and Bureau of Reclamation
  • Authors and reviews Phase I and Phase II Cultural Resources Assessments (CRA), cultural resources components of Initial Studies (IS) or Environmental Impact Reports (EIR), Historical Property Survey Reports (HPSR), and Archaeological Survey Reports (ASR)
  • Prepares Data Recovery Programs (DRP) for projects requiring Phase II testing or Phase III excavation
  • Conducts Phase II and Phase III investigations to lead agency standards, which may include, but is not limited to: site delineation and GIS/GPS mapping, artifact plotting, drawing site sketch maps and taking field photos, surface collection, excavating Shovel Test Probes (STP), excavating Test Units (TU), recording depth and strata levels with off-set measurements, soil screening and sampling, artifact labeling and packaging, preparing artifact catalogs, artifact and assemblage analysis and interpretation, and artifact curation
  • Authors and/or reviews Phase II testing and Phase III excavation reports, with all pertinent field data included and analyzed, to lead agency standards
  • Attends pre-construction meetings with contractor, client, lead agency and interested tribal parties in order to determine pre-established Mitigation Measures (MM) or Conditions of Approval (CoA) for grading or excavation projects requiring cultural resources monitoring
  • Prepares Mitigation Monitoring Plans (MMP), Paleontological Resource Impact Management Plans (PRIMP), and Unanticipated Discovery Plans (UDP), as needed
  • Conducts and/or manages cultural resources monitoring and records resources in the appropriate Department of Parks and Recreation (DPR) forms, conducts additional Phase II testing or Phase III excavation if needed
  • Educates clients about compliance with cultural resource regulations, advises clients on options to minimize impacts on known cultural resources, and recommends courses of action based on regulatory compliance and professional interpretations
  • Authors and/or reviews Phase IV monitoring close out reports, with all pertinent field data included and analyzed, to lead agency standards
  • Assists in marketing FCS cultural resources services as well as participates in marketing and business development activities
  • Assist in monitoring staff’s workload, schedules, project budgets, and participates in screening and interviewing prospective candidates for technical staff positions in the Cultural Resources Management Division

Skills

  • Has highly efficient and productive working habits and can handle multiple assignments simultaneously
  • Demonstrates excellent analytical and verbal communication skills
  • Have superior skills in preparing written documents
  • Effectively negotiates sufficient fees and determines contract terms
  • Prepares clear and appropriate scopes of work
  • Supervises establishment of subcontracts and ensures timely and successful subcontractor performance
  • Effectively supervises, trains, and enhances the capabilities of peers and subordinates
  • Demonstrates leadership skills by taking initiative, motivating and helping others, sharing pertinent knowledge, emphasizing teamwork, and providing feedback
  • Proactively and creatively adapts to new work-related challenges
  • Maintains a highly professional image in all work-related activities
  • Registration with the Register of Professional Archaeologists (RPA) is a plus, as is involvement with professional organizations and institutions.
  • Working familiarity with GIS/GPS programs such as Google Earth, ArcGIS, ArcMap, and use of .kml and .kmz files
  • Expertise in MS Word, Excel and Adobe Acrobat with familiarity in MS Access
  • Reliable transportation to travel to project sites and meetings as needed
  • Familiarity with Deltek Vision a plus. 

Education and Experience

  • Bachelor of Science/Arts degree in Archaeology, Paleontology, or Architectural History. M.A. preferred. 
  • Minimum of 5 years’ experience as a professional Archaeologist (SOI Qualified)
  • Experience supervising laboratory and/or field crews
  • Expertise in northern California Archaeology or Paleontology with recognition among the regional scientific community, and general knowledge of the other Cultural Resources disciplines
  • Familiarity with information resources in the scientific community, including other archaeologists and paleontologists, college and university programs, research centers and libraries, and data repositories
  • Expertise with sections relating to cultural resources in the California Environmental Quality Act (CEQA), the California Public Resources Code (PRC), the National Environmental Policy Act (NEPA), the Section 106 of the National Historic Preservation Act, the Archaeological Resources Protection Act (ARPA), the Native American Graves Protection and Repatriation Act (NAGPRA), and the Mitigation Guidelines of the Society of Vertebrate Paleontologists
  • Understands field work, consultation, and reporting requirements specifics for various lead agencies including, but not limited to: local city and county lead agencies under CEQA; state lead agencies such as California Department of Transportation (Caltrans); and federal lead agencies such as United States Army Corps of Engineers (USACE), Federal Aviation Administration (FAA), Federal Communications Commission (FCC), Bureau of Land Management (BLM), and Bureau of Reclamation (USBR)

 Work Environment

The position operates both in professional office settings and in outdoor setting relating to archaeological fieldwork. Staff should be equally comfortable in both environments.

Physical Demands

The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job.

Physical requirements for the position include the ability to lift 50lbs, use archaeological equipment for digging, sifting, sorting, etc. Ability to hike uneven terrain over distances in excess of 5 miles.

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FCS offers competitive salaries with opportunities for personal and professional development. If you want to work in a collaborative, creative work environment where you can provide meaningful contributions while being challenged to grow on the job, then you are encouraged to apply!

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Principal Investigator for Phoenix, AZ - Job Posting for AZTEC Engineering

AZTEC Engineering
 

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Principal Investigator- Job Description

We are currently seeking resumes from qualified Principal Investigators for our Phoenix, Arizona office. The role will be to successfully complete archaeological projects in support of AZTEC's growing Cultural Resources Group, mentor staff members, and assist group and division managers with project oversight.

Duties:

       Work independently or as part of a team with minimal supervision

       Perform archaeological research and conduct site file searches online and at federal, state, and tribal repositories

       Direct and participate in all types of archaeological investigations

       Develop and adhere to scopes, budgets, and schedules

       Supervise and mentor junior staff

       Complete and/or review technical reports, work plans, consultation letters, agreement documents, scopes of work, and cost proposals

       Perform National/Arizona and/or California Register eligibility evaluations and make significance/project effect/treatment recommendations

       Prepare graphics using Esri GIS mapping software

       Assist clients with federal/state/tribal/local cultural resource compliance and government-to-government consultation

       Coordinate with subconsultants and vendors

       Communicate effectively and work closely with fellow employees

       Perform travel that may include overnight stays for an extended period 

Principal Investigator- Required Skills:

       MA/MS in anthropology, archaeology, or closely related field

       Minimum of 15 years Southwestern or Southern CA experience; 4 years relevant supervisory & report preparation experience

       Ability to work independently with minimal supervision

       Demonstrated knowledge of Southwest or Southern CA prehistory and/or history, current archaeological field methods, SHPA and AAA, NEPA/CEQA, Section 106/ARPA compliance, California AB 52 (2014), and understanding of other federal/state/tribal/local cultural resource laws/regulations

       Demonstrated experience directing survey, monitoring, and testing and data recovery excavations

       Meet ASM, RPA, and SOI requirements

       Reliable personal transportation, good driving record

       Excellent oral/written communication skills

       Ability/willingness to travel for overnight/out of town fieldwork

Other Requirements:

·         Experience with Esri GIS mapping software

·         Experience collecting field data using ESRI Collector software is preferred

·         Experience performing artifact analysis (ceramic, flaked stone, or faunal) or analysis of human remains

Working Conditions and Environment:

This position will require general supervision and will have to use independent judgment within established guidelines. Generally uses advanced knowledge to analyze, interpret, or make deductions from varying facts or circumstances. Will need the ability to establish rapport quickly with others working on the same project, and be able to promote a positive team environment.  A working knowledge of dealing with a diverse population while using tact, diplomacy, and respect.

Company Benefits:

AZTEC offers competitive salaries and a comprehensive benefits package, including medical, dental, life insurance, short and long-term disability, flexible spending accounts, Paid-time-Off, and a 401(k)/Profit Sharing program.

Company Overview:

AZTEC Engineering Group, Inc. (AZTEC) is headquartered in Phoenix, Arizona, and provides diversified technical and consulting services to clients in the United States. AZTEC has offices in California, Colorado, Indiana, Nevada, and Texas. AZTEC is part of the TYPSA Group, an international consulting engineering firm with over 2,600 employees and more than 50 offices worldwide providing multidisciplinary consulting services in the fields of civil engineering, architecture and environment. AZTEC has a diverse culture that focuses on providing rich opportunities for its employees.

AZTEC is an Equal Opportunity Employer committed to affirmative action planning and encourages diversity in the workplace. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, national origin, gender, age, religion, mental or physical disability, sexual orientation, genetic information, veteran or marital status.

Please apply online at www.aztec.us/career.



Project Director for Phoenix, AZ - Job Posting for AZTEC Engineering

AZTEC Engineering
 

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Project Director- Job Description

We are currently seeking resumes from qualified Project Directors for our Phoenix, Arizona office. The role will be to successfully complete archaeological projects in support of AZTEC's growing Cultural Resources Group.

Duties:

       Work independently or as part of a team with minimal supervision

       Perform archaeological research and conduct site file searches online and at federal, state, and tribal repositories

       Direct and participate in all types of archaeological investigations

       Develop and adhere to budgets and schedules

       Supervise and mentor junior staff

       Complete technical reports, consultation letters, work plans, scopes of work, and cost proposals

       Perform National/Arizona Register eligibility evaluations and make significance/project effect/treatment recommendations

       Review technical reports and consultation letters

       Prepare graphics using Esri GIS mapping software

       Assist clients with federal/state/tribal/local cultural resource compliance

       Coordinate with subconsultants and vendors

       Communicate effectively and work closely with fellow employees

       Perform travel that may include overnight stays for an extended period 

Project Director- Required Skills:

       MA/MS in anthropology, archaeology, or closely related field

       Minimum of 10 years Southwestern experience; 2 years PD & report preparation experience

       Ability to work independently with minimal supervision

       Demonstrated knowledge of Southwest prehistory and/or history, current archaeological field methods, SHPA and AAA, Section 106/ARPA compliance, and understanding of other federal/state/tribal/local cultural resource laws/regulations

       Demonstrated experience directing survey, monitoring, and testing and data recovery excavations

       Meet ASM, RPA and SOI requirements

       Reliable personal transportation, good driving record

       Excellent oral/written communication skills

       Ability/willingness to travel for overnight/out of town fieldwork

Other Requirements:

·         Experience with ESRI GIS mapping software

·         Experience collecting field data using ESRI Collector software is preferred

·         Experience performing artifact analysis (ceramic, flaked stone, or faunal) or analysis of human remains 

Working Conditions and Environment:

This position will require general supervision and will have to use independent judgment within established guidelines. Generally uses advanced knowledge to analyze, interpret, or make deductions from varying facts or circumstances. Will need the ability to establish rapport quickly with others working on the same project, and be able to promote a positive team environment.  A working knowledge of dealing with a diverse population while using tact, diplomacy, and respect.

Company Benefits:

AZTEC offers competitive salaries and a comprehensive benefits package, including medical, dental, life insurance, short and long-term disability, flexible spending accounts, Paid-time-Off, and a 401(k)/Profit Sharing program.

Company Overview:

AZTEC Engineering Group, Inc. (AZTEC) is headquartered in Phoenix, Arizona, and provides diversified technical and consulting services to clients in the United States. AZTEC has offices in California, Colorado, Indiana, Nevada, and Texas. AZTEC is part of the TYPSA Group, an international consulting engineering firm with over 2,600 employees and more than 50 offices worldwide providing multidisciplinary consulting services in the fields of civil engineering, architecture and environment. AZTEC has a diverse culture that focuses on providing rich opportunities for its employees.

AZTEC is an Equal Opportunity Employer committed to affirmative action planning and encourages diversity in the workplace. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, national origin, gender, age, religion, mental or physical disability, sexual orientation, genetic information, veteran or marital status.

Please apply online at www.aztec.us/career


Archaeological Technician for Phoenix, AZ - Job Posting for AZTEC Engineering

AZTEC Engineering
 

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Archaeological Technician- Job Description

We are currently seeking resumes from qualified Archaeological Technicians for our Phoenix, Arizona office. The role will be to assist in completion of archaeological field projects (survey, monitoring, excavation) for AZTEC's Cultural Resource Group.

Duties:

       Perform archaeological research and conduct site file searches at federal, state, tribal, and private repositories

       Assist with all types of archaeological investigations (survey, monitoring, testing, data recovery)

       Apply standardize field methods and complete field forms thoroughly and accurately

       Assist with lab work

       Communicate effectively and work closely with fellow employees

Archaeological Technician- Required Skills:

       BA or BS in anthropology, archaeology, or closely related field

       Completion of academic-sponsored field school or minimum of 6 months experience in CRM

       Previous experience performing archaeological excavation

       Ability to perform fieldwork in adverse conditions (rugged terrain, remote locations, hot and cold temperatures, arid environments, dense vegetation) and carry up to 25 pounds of equipment

       Excellent oral and written communication skills

       Ability and willingness to travel

       Reliable transportation, good driving record

       Experience collecting field data using ESRI Collector software is preferred 

Working Conditions and Environment:

Will need the ability to establish rapport quickly with others working on the same project, and be able to promote a positive team environment.  A working knowledge of dealing with a diverse population while using tact, diplomacy, and respect.

Company Benefits:

AZTEC offers competitive salaries and a comprehensive benefits package, including medical, dental, life insurance, short and long-term disability, flexible spending accounts, Paid-time-Off, and a 401(k)/Profit Sharing program.

Company Overview:

AZTEC Engineering Group, Inc. (AZTEC) is headquartered in Phoenix, Arizona, and provides diversified technical and consulting services to clients in the United States. AZTEC has offices in California, Colorado, Indiana, Nevada, and Texas. AZTEC is part of the TYPSA Group, an international consulting engineering firm with over 2,600 employees and more than 50 offices worldwide providing multidisciplinary consulting services in the fields of civil engineering, architecture and environment. AZTEC has a diverse culture that focuses on providing rich opportunities for its employees.

AZTEC is an Equal Opportunity Employer committed to affirmative action planning and encourages diversity in the workplace. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, national origin, gender, age, religion, mental or physical disability, sexual orientation, genetic information, veteran or marital status.

Please apply online at www.aztec.us/career


Archaeological Field Director (Project Archaeologist)

Candace Roberts
 

 

                                                                                                                                                                                               

 

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Archaeological Field Director (Project Archaeologist)

 

About the opportunity

Do you thrive in the pursuit of ensuring excellence in environmental consulting services for your clients? SWCA Environmental Consultants is expanding their team and looking for dynamic individuals who are following their passion in delivering the highest-quality project work.

 

SWCA Environmental Consultants is seeking an Archaeological Field Director within our Cultural Resources Program for our Pasadena office. Under supervision of the Archaeological Team Lead and Project Manager, a Field Director performs field and office tasks while working with and supervising crew members.

 

Field Directors manage all aspects of fieldwork, supervising one or more crews of archaeological surveyors, monitors, or excavators. Field Directors may also assist with office-based tasks, including the preparation of site forms and technical reports. This is an on-call, hourly position. Some projects include overtime hours or prevailing wage rates. Pay rate will be based on individual qualifications and experience.

 

Anticipated fieldwork will occur throughout southern California, as well as central and northern California and Nevada, including within active U.S. military facilities. The candidate may be asked to submit to background screening in order to work on these facilities. Candidates local to southern California are strongly preferred.

What you will accomplish

  • Assist Project Managers with developing and tracking scopes, schedules, and budgets
  • Communicating with Project Managers and GIS staff through regular, scheduled field status reports
  • Data QA/QC, organization, and tracking; field GPS data collection using tablets and/or Trimble units 
  • Ensure that appropriate preliminary research is conducted and organized prior to fieldwork, and that necessary equipment, staff, and other resources are ready for fieldwork.
  • Supervise fieldwork, including archaeological survey, testing, data recovery, and/or construction monitoring and ensures quality and completeness of data collected.
  • Create and maintain good morale in the field crew and mentors junior staff.
  • Field Directors may also assist with office-based tasks, including performing Class I literature reviews, research, site form and technical report preparation.  
  • Communicate regularly with the Project Manager to ensure that a project’s budgetary and timetable needs are met.
  • Take initiative, resolve problems, and create improved procedures to ensure that tasks are completed in the most effective and efficient manner.

Experience and qualifications for success

  • A minimum of a Bachelor’s Degree in Anthropology or a closely related field. Master’s Degree is preferred.
  • Participation in an accredited field school or equivalent experience.
  • Ability to travel and conduct fieldwork for long hours (sometimes in inclement weather, rugged terrain, and at high altitudes) and to carry equipment weighing up to 40 pounds
  • Five years’ experience working as a field archaeologist in California and/or the Great Basin.
  • Twelve months experience at a supervisory level (crew chief or above) in California and/or Great Basin archaeology.
  • Qualified for listing on the BLM Statewide California Cultural Use Permit as a Crew Chief.
  • Candidates who meet the Secretary of the Interior’s Professional Qualifications Standards in archaeology are preferred
  • Experience with the application of standard archaeological survey and excavation techniques.
  • Possess advanced skills and knowledge in one or more specialty areas. Of particular interest are lithic analysis, geoarchaeology, historical archaeology, and GPS/GIS technology (using Collector, Survey 123, and/or Trimble units and ArcPad or TerraSync software).
  • Has completed all aspects of field implementation for a variety of project types and sizes, regions, and agencies.
  • Has provided QA/QC review of field documents and site forms.
  • Has lead crews of field technicians on a variety of project types and sizes, regions, and agencies. Ability to lead a large crew and to coordinate several small crews on a project.
  • Ability to work long hours in the field plus additional hours organizing paperwork daily.
  • Ability to make appropriate decisions in the field concerning staff assignments, problem solving, and safety.
  • Extremely organized and meticulous with ensuring survey, documentation, and paperwork are complete.
  • Ability to provide guidance and critique of crew performance as per company guidelines.
  • Strong communication skills, both verbal and technical writing.
  • Has enough experience to be able to easily deal with the unexpected (changes in weather, changes in client demands, changes in crew makeup or size, etc.).

 

 

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.

 

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Archaeological/Cultural Resources Crew Leader

Candace Roberts
 

 

 

https://careers-swca.icims.com/jobs/10892/archaeological-cultural-resources-crew-leader/job

 

 

Archaeological/Cultural Resources Crew Leader

 

About the opportunity

 

We are expanding our archaeology field leadership team for the Salt Lake City based cultural resources (CR) program. We are looking for dynamic individuals to assist in delivering the highest-quality data to support multiple projects this field season. 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.

 

The Salt Lake City CR team conducts high-level fieldwork throughout the intermountain west in all types of terrain and environments. The work is demanding, exhausting, and fulfilling. Our projects this year will require people who are flexible, fast learners, detail oriented but with the ability to see the big picture, team players, and have a positive attitude.

 

Your role will be to lead archaeological survey crews as part of a larger field execution team on project work. You should be able to work full-time while weather permits.

 

What you will accomplish

Your role will include

  • Leading a crew while conducting archaeological fieldwork – primarily pedestrian survey, however there is the possibility of excavation depending on field season
  • Communicating with Field Directors, Project Managers, and GIS staff through regular status reports
  • Assisting with mapping responsibilities in the field including collection of GPS data using professional-grade devices
  • Working long hours (approximately 10 hours a day) with extensive time away from home
  • Minimal office and laboratory work
  • Walking at least 8 to 12 miles a day while carrying personal supplies weighing up to 40 pounds

Experience and qualifications for success

  • Minimum of a Bachelor’s Degree in Anthropology, Archaeology or a closely related field required
  • A minimum of two (2) years of experience with a wide range of field methodologies, especially archaeological survey and excavation, is required 
  • Previous field supervisory experience required
  • Previous experience recording archaeological sites is required, use of the Utah Archaeological Site Form or IMACS is preferred
  • Experience in the Great Basin and Colorado Plateau sufficient to be listed on federal and state cultural resource permits in Utah is required; adequate experience to be listed on permits in Nevada is preferred 
  • Ability to walk and conduct fieldwork for long hours, sometimes in inclement weather, often in rugged terrain at high altitudes, while also carrying personal equipment and supplies weighing up to 40 pounds is required. Crews walk a pace of 8 plus miles a day.
  • Knowledge of professional-grade GPS and tablet-based data applications is required
  • Strong outdoor skills including wayfinding, camping, first aid, basic survival training, etc. are preferred.
  • Current valid driver’s license and the ability to safely operate a 4wd vehicle on rugged, backcountry roads preferred

 

Please provide a letter of introduction with your resume or CV that explains if and to what extent you meet the experience and qualification parameters outlined above. Should you meet the requirements, and seem like a good candidate, we will get in touch with you via email, and request a primary phone interview with a couple of our crew chiefs.

 

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Project Archaeologist - Walla Walla, Washington

Stephanie OBrien
 

Position: Project Archaeologist
Position Type: Full-Time
Base Pay: $20 to $24 per hour, DOE, plus excellent benefits which include paid time off, 401(k) retirement plan, and 100 percent company-paid employee health, life, and disability insurance. Reasonable relocation expenses will be included.
Location:  Walla Walla, Washington preferred, La Grande, Oregon considered

Summary

Anderson Perry & Associates, Inc. is seeking applicants for a Project Archaeologist to join our group of successful professionals who provide personalized professional services to communities and clients throughout central and eastern Oregon and Washington. AP has offices in La Grande, Redmond, and Hermiston, Oregon, and Walla Walla, Washington. Our preferred location for this position is our Walla Walla office, but the La Grande office will be considered as well.

 

Responsibilities

  • Work on a team to assist with the cultural resource review and assessment of sites and properties associated with a variety of projects, including but not limited to: infrastructure (water, wastewater, roads, and bridges),  irrigation, and stream restoration projects in central and eastern Washington and Oregon.
  • Lead and conduct fieldwork for pedestrian survey, shovel testing, site testing, and construction monitoring projects.
  • Prepare cultural resource inventory reports, monitoring reports, and archaeological site forms and NRHP eligibility evaluations.
  • Coordinate with other archaeological staff, engineers, and technical staff on a wide variety of projects.

Requirements

  • Experience leading archaeological fieldwork is a must.
  • 1-5 years of experience preparing and conducting archaeological evaluations and reporting.
  • Familiarity with federal and Washington and Oregon cultural resource management laws.
  • Possess a master’s degree in Anthropology/Archaeology or a related field.
  • Meet the Secretary of the Interior’s Standards and Guidelines Professional Qualification Standards for Archaeology (see standards here).
  • Be previously approved or demonstrate the ability to be approved as an Oregon qualified archaeologist within 6 months of hiring (see Oregon Revised Statute 390.235[6][B][b][A-C]).
  • Knowledge of Washington and Oregon archaeology and history are strongly desired.
  • Ability and skills to work in an interdisciplinary team environment is a must.
  • Experience interfacing with the State Historical Preservation Offices (SHPO) in Oregon and Washington.
  • Experience working in ArcGIS preferred but not required.
  • Frequent travel and overnight stays are required for field work.
  • Valid driver's license is a must.
  • Background check permission must be provided.
  • Writing sample will be required as part of your application (no more than 10 pages.  Can be an academic paper or article or a cultural resource inventory report). 

To apply, please visit AP’s Careers page here.


Seminole Tribe of Florida NRCS Field Technician

Maureen Mahoney
 

The Seminole Tribe of Florida is looking to hire two (2) Field Technicians that will complete Phase I cultural resource surveys for projects being undertaken by the United States Department of Agriculture Natural Resources Conservation Service. The positions are full time and are for immediate hire with the employment term lasting until September 29, 2022. Please see below for full position details. If interested please send a resume and cover letter to maureenmahoney@....

 

NRCS FIELD TECHNICIAN

TRIBAL HISTORIC PRESERVATION OFFICE

 

NATURE OF WORK

This is specialized work of the historic preservation program for the Seminole Tribe of Florida Tribal Historic Preservation Office. The incumbent in this position is responsible for performing systematic investigations of possible archeological sites, including excavation, field data collection, and data recording. Work also includes extensive use of GPS software to record spatial data. The individual may perform work in the archeological laboratory such as cleaning, counting and cataloging artifacts and ecofacts. The incumbent is required to report to any one of the seven (7) reservations depending on daily scheduled project work. This position reports to the Tribal Archaeologist and is a non-exempt position.

 

ILLUSTRATIVE TASKS

The listed duties are only illustrative and are not intended to describe every function that may be performed by this position. The omission of specific statements does not preclude management from assigning specific duties not listed, if such duties are a logical assignment to the position.

·         Performs systematic cultural resource surveys on the STOF reservations. Surveys consist of Phase I shovel testing.

·         Interprets data using topographic maps and aerial photographs. Establishes site boundaries by accepted archaeological methodology that includes shovel testing at prescribed intervals, generally to a depth of a meter and passing the excavated soil through hardware cloth screens made for the purpose.

·         Assists in the location and excavation of cultural resources located on the reservations and lands of the STOF, ensuring compliance with professional standards and guidelines.

·         Assists in the identification, recording and mapping of archaeological sites.

·         May participate in archeological laboratory activities such as record-keeping and processing of field specimens. Packs and transports artifacts and samples. Cleans, counts and catalogs artifacts and ecofacts.

·         Assists crew members at the site in a range of routine archeological and associated tasks.

·         Attends and participates in staff meetings and other activities and community events as required.

·         Adheres to all Seminole Tribe of Florida’s policies and procedures.

·         Performs additional related duties as assigned.

 

KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND ABILITIES

·         Knowledge of Seminole culture and history.

·         Knowledge of Southeastern U.S. and Florida prehistory and history

·         Advanced knowledge of archeological field and/or laboratory procedures and techniques.

·         Knowledge of mapping principles and techniques.

·         Knowledge of first aid and CPR.

·         Advanced knowledge of general excavation techniques, tools and equipment.

·         Knowledge of South Florida’s environment and its association with cultural resources

·         Ability to collect field data and accurately record findings.

·         Ability to engage in community outreach activities.

·         Ability to read and interpret topographic maps and aerial photographs.

·         Ability to understand and follow specific instructions and procedures.

·         Ability to communicate effectively, both orally and in writing.

·         Ability to create and follow through on strategic goals; both short and long-term

·         Ability to utilize problem-solving techniques efficiently and effectively

·         Ability to become an intelligent user of GPS systems and technologies, especially ESRI products

·         Ability to drive 4-wheel drive and all-terrain vehicles. Ability to serve the Tribal community, the public and fellow employees with honesty and integrity.

·         Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with the STOF tribal community, general public, co-workers, elected and appointed officials.

 

MINIMUM REQUIREMENTS

Bachelor’s degree in Anthropology, Archeology, History or related field is required. A minimum of one (1) year experience conducting Phase I fieldwork is also required. Must have previous experience driving all-terrain (ATVs or UTVs) and 4-wheel drive vehicles. Must possess a valid Florida Driver’s License and be able to operate Tribal vehicles, which include 4-wheel drive trucks and all-terrain vehicles. Must be able to demonstrate excellent written and verbal communication, interpersonal, and organizational skills. Must have the ability to travel and work a flexible schedule including evenings, weekends and holidays.

 

PHYSICAL ABILITIES

Considerable physical activity is required for the position. Position requires heavy physical work; heavy lifting, pushing or pulling of objects up to 50 pounds. Physical work is a primary part of the job (more than 70%). Driving a company vehicle to various reservations and project locations is required.

 

WORKING CONDITIONS

Archaeological fieldwork will generally consist of heavy physical labor outside under typical southern Florida conditions including extreme heat, rain, humidity, and other conditions prevalent in the swampy lands of the region. Work environment involves some exposure to hazards or physical risks, which require following basic safety precautions.

 

Maureen Mahoney

Tribal Archaeologist

Tribal Historic Preservation Office

Seminole Tribe of Florida

Phone: (863) 983-6549 Ext. 12248 or

                (863) 763-4128 Ext. 15444

Cell Phone: (863) 228-2162

Fax: (863) 902-1117 or (863) 467-6485

Website: http://stofthpo.com/

 

 

 


Cultural Resources Specialist - Phoenix, AZ

Jordan Lara
 

 

 

 

                                                                                                                               

 

Please apply via our website : https://careers-swca.icims.com/jobs/11095/cultural-resources-specialist/job

 

 

 

Cultural Resources Specialist  – Phoenix, AZ

 

 

About the opportunity

Do you thrive in the pursuit of ensuring excellence in environmental consulting services for your clients? SWCA Environmental Consultants is expanding their cultural resources team in Phoenix and is looking for dynamic individuals who are following their passion in delivering the highest-quality project work.

SWCA's Corporate Office in Phoenix offers a unique work environment and specializes in natural and cultural resources. Our Cultural Resources Team is looking for cultural resources specialists to assist with several upcoming projects in Arizona.

 

Your role will be to undertake cultural resources fieldwork (including, but not limited to, Class III pedestiran survey and Archaeological Monitoring). Candidates with writing experience may also be asked to assist project managers with preparation of technical reports.

 

What you will accomplish

Perform all aspects of fieldwork, data collection, inventory, analyses, and potentially assist with technical report production. 

Experience and qualifications for success

  • Minimum of a Bachelor’s degree in Archaeology, Anthropology or a closely related field is required
  • Minimum of 1 years’ experience in CRM, including a range of field methodologies (survey, testing, excavation, and monitoring) required
  • An accredited Field School Certification is required; field schools focusing on North American archaeological methods and cultural resources management preferred
  • Technical writing skills, including demonstrated experience preparing technical reports in a CRM context is a plus; experience as primary author preferred
  • Ability to be listed on state and federal cultural resource permits is a plus
  • Ability to travel to a location, walk and conduct fieldwork for long hours, sometimes in inclement weather, rugged terrain, often  at high altitudes, and ability to carry equipment and supplies weighing up to 40 pounds is required
  • Experience collecting field data utilizing mobile technology (tablets, bluetooth GPS receivers, mobile software) is also a plus
  • Must have a valid driver's license and clean driving record.
  • Consideration for full-time employment will be extended to successful candidates contingent upon performance and office needs

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.

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EOE - women, minorities, individuals with disabilities and veterans are encouraged to apply.

 

 

 

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Ongoing: Field Techs needed for Phase I in Western Kentucky

Ashley Huntley
 



Gray & Pape is currently looking for several archaeological technicians for a Phase I survey in Western Kentucky. Work would begin either Saturday, October 10th or Monday, October 12th depending on mobilization availability and last through the beginning of November. Compensation is commensurate with experience. $40 per diem and single occupancy lodging will be provided. Due to company COVID-19 protocols, daily transportation to and from the project area will not be provided, however mileage will be given for this commute. Overtime and completion bonuses may be provided.  

The Seasonal Field Technician performs archaeological field work, lab work, or GIS work under the direction and supervision of a Gray & Pape Project Manager/Principal Investigator. Applicants approved for the pool must have (at a minimum): 

  • B.A./B.S in Anthropology or related field with prior coursework in, or demonstrated knowledge of archaeology, prehistory, and history
  • Archaeological field school experience
  • Ability to use GPS unit and Total Station
  • Ability to use Digital/point and shoot/DSLR cameras
  • Capability to take detailed notes
  • Demonstrated work reliability.

Preference will be given to those with CRM experience.

Please submit a cover letter detailing your experience and education and resume with three professional references to ahuntley@.... No phone calls, please.

Gray & Pape is an Equal Opportunity Employer/Veterans/Disabled. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, or protected veteran status and will not be discriminated against on the basis of disability.

 


Position Available: Exhibit Content Researcher

Elizabeth Hora
 

Exhibit Content Researcher


The Utah Department of Heritage and Arts (DHA) is looking for an Exhibit Content Researcher to assist in the development of physical and digital exhibits celebrating the 125th Anniversary of Utah’s statehood. Under the direction of the Exhibit Design Project Manager, this position is responsible for researching archival collections relevant to the  exhibit design inspiration and theme. This position will also collaborate with researchers, designers, and project managers across the organization in fulfillment of Statehood commemoration goals and objectives. This is a temporary position running from October 2020 - February 2021. The position can work up to 40 hours a week as needed. 


The Candidate will: 


  • Collaborate with other Statehood Commemoration team members

  • Research topics for the Statehood project theme(s) in DHA art and history collections, State Archives collections, and any other applicable collections.

  • Interpret research around Statehood project theme(s) and produce written historical narrative to be used as a foundation for exhibition content. 

  • Identify photographs, documents, artifacts, and other sources to be used in the physical and digital exhibits. 

  • Produce content that is easily digestible to a broad physical and digital audience.


Qualifications:


  • Experience in museums, especially in label writing or gallery interpretation. 

  • Background conducting research in history, arts, libraries, or museums.

  • Experience working with and interpreting primary sources in research projects


Preferred Qualifications:


  • Prior experience in exhibit content creation preferred

  • 2 years experience historical research. 



Please send resumes and a cover letter by October 12, 2020 via email to:

Heidi Tak

Senior Project Manager

htak@...



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Public Archaeologist
Phone: (801) 245-7241
Email: ehora@...

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Position available: Digital Exhibitions Coordinator

Elizabeth Hora
 

Digital Exhibitions Coordinator


The Utah Department of Heritage and Arts (DHA) is looking for a Digital Exhibit Coordinator to develop a digital exhibit celebrating the 125th Anniversary of Utah’s statehood. This position is responsible for developing and creating content for a set of digital exhibitions using the Omeka platform. This is a temporary position running from October 2020 - February 2021. The position can work up to 40 hours a week as needed. 


The Candidate will: 


  • Collaborate with other Statehood Commemoration team members

  • Develop and curate digital exhibits to highlight items in the State’s art and history collections as well as materials from State Archives in consultation with DHA program staff

  • Record metadata for items in spreadsheets and curate collections in Omeka

  • Collaborate with State Archives and DHA staff

  • Assist with researching and summarizing topics, develop descriptive web pages and accompanying information for digital items

  • Use reference resources to discover accurate and relevant information about digitized objects

  • Summarize textual historical research in a digital collection

  • Edit digital files (including audio and image editing)

  • Cite sources and writing for a general audience


Qualifications: 


  • Experience in designing and building museum exhibits from conception to execution.

  • Experience or familiarity with historical archives from exhibit content development

  • Understanding of museum and/or library best practices in collections care, especially for digital objects.

  • Able to organize, present, and communicate messages effectively through design, with an eye for detail and strong design instincts.

  • Able to work collaboratively with multiple teams and diverse stakeholders across the lifetime of the project.

  • Exceptional research, verbal, and written communication skills.

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Completed, or pursuing, a college degree in a humanities-based field OR 2 years experience in digital and/or physical museum exhibitions development. 



Please send resumes and a cover letter by October 12, 2020 via email to:

Heidi Tak

Senior Project Manager

htak@...



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Public Archaeologist
Phone: (801) 245-7241
Email: ehora@...

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Position Available: As-needed Archaeologists for Southern California

Mylaine Copper
 

 

As-Needed Archaeologist – Orange County Office

 

 

HELIX Environmental Planning, Inc. (HELIX), a growing, employee-owned California-based environmental consulting and planning firm, is seeking as-needed archaeologists for assignments in our Southern California region.  HELIX offers environmental, biological, cultural resources, acoustical, air quality, and architectural landscape services to both public and private sectors.  The Southern California cultural resource team conducts Section 106 compliant record searches and field surveys, evaluates buildings and structures for NRHP eligibility and provides detailed compliance reports for a variety of clients and carriers in LA, Orange, and Riverside counties.

 

The successful applicant should have experience that includes conducting and/or requesting records searches at Southern California Information Centers, an in-depth understanding of Section 106 regulations and National Register of Historic Places (NR) listings, conducting field surveys independently, and report preparation that meets the requirements of the State Historic Preservation Officer (SHPO).  Candidates must have experience in Southern California archaeology; possess excellent writing and communication skills; be detail oriented and able to work independently.

Salary DOE

HELIX is an equal opportunity employer, and we encourage all qualified applicants to apply regardless of gender, race, religion, national origin, sexual orientation, disability, age, family status, or veteran status.

 

Minimum Requirements

 

  • Professional work experience in Southern California archaeology
  • Experience evaluating resources/buildings/structures for listing on the National Register of Historic Places
  • Be detail oriented, self-motivated and possess excellent writing skills
  • Ability to quickly and efficiently organize, evaluate, and complete numerous projects within stringent deadlines
  • Possess a valid California Driver’s License and 3 years clean driving record

 

 

Additional skills considered a plus

  • Bachelor’s Degree in anthropology or archaeology or closely related field or equivalent experience

Please apply through our website at the following link.

http://www.helixepi.com/careers/current-openings/

 


NOW HIRING: Commonwealth Heritage Group, Inc-Project Archaeologist in Minneapolis, MN or Milwaukee, WI

Alison Haller
 

 

Project Archaeologist

121 Washington Ave. N, 4th Floor, Minneapolis, MN 55401

8669 N. Deerwood Drive, Milwaukee, WI 53209

 

About Us

Founded in 1988, Commonwealth Heritage Group, Inc. (Commonwealth) is a full-service heritage management and consulting firm serving clients for projects of all sizes. Commonwealth is a small business and proud founding member of the American Cultural Resources Association, a trade association of the heritage management industry.

Since its founding, Commonwealth has grown to acquire other cultural resource companies including Coastal Carolina ResearchInc. in 2009, Sagebrush Consultants, Inc. in 2013, John Milner Associates, Inc. in 2014, and SouthArc, Inc. in 2020. This growth has enabled us to work with customers nationwide from our headquarters in Dexter, MI and our eleven regional offices in Gainesville, FL; Littleton, MA; Traverse City, MI; Minneapolis, MNTarboro, NC; Albuquerque, NM; Columbus, OH; West Chester, PA; Ogden, UT; Alexandria, VA; and Milwaukee, WI.

As an experienced industry leader, Commonwealth has consistently delivered quality services at the best value to its clients and developed an outstanding reputation with clients and regulatory agencies for understanding the intricacies of heritage management planning, permitting, and project implementation.

The company’s portfolio reflects numerous accolades and acknowledgments from the Environmental Protection Agency, the Federal Highway Administration, the Advisory Council on Historic Preservation, the American Society of Landscape Architects, the Society for American Archaeology, the American Cultural Resources Association, and Michigan Department of State.

 

Commonwealth offers an excellent range of benefits (health, dental, life, and disability insurance, paid leave, 401(k) plan, etc.). Commonwealth is an M/F/D/V Equal Opportunity Employer.

 

Job Description

 

Commonwealth is seeking qualified applicants to fill a Project Archaeologist position in our Minneapolis, MN or Milwaukee, WI office, working between 30 and 40 hours per week dependent upon project and business needs. Primary responsibilities include: leading and supervising field staff in the field and in the office; recording prehistoric and historic sites through survey; excavating historic and prehistoric sites; monitoring fieldwork quality and reviewing paperwork/notes; conducting background research required for assessments; technical report preparation; adhering to established budgets and schedules; maintaining appropriate professional standards of quality and technical proficiency; positively interacting with a variety of clients, governmental agencies, and team members to meet deadlines and confidently represent the company; and other duties as may be required. Traveling for non-local projects is necessary. The pay rate for this position is competitive and dependent on experience with opportunities for advancement. We seek a candidate who wishes to grow within the company.

 

Qualifications

 

  • M.A/M.S. in Anthropology or Archaeology;
  • Two years of experience, or the equivalent summation of two years of experience, directing fieldwork for CRM projects, preferably in the Midwest region;
  • Two years of experience, or the equivalent summation of two years of experience, with analysis and technical report writing; and
  • Prior experience with Trimble GPS equipment and GIS (preferred)

 

 

Apply today! Or find more information about this position and other available positions at www.commonwealthheritagegroup.com/careers/

 


4-6 Cultural Resource Associates (Field Technicians) - Moon Township Office in Pittsburgh, PA - Michael Baker International

R. Joe Brandon
 

DESCRIPTION

Michael Baker International is seeking to hire 4-6 Cultural Resource Associates (Field Technicians) based out of the Moon Township Office in Pittsburgh, PA for upcoming Phase I archaeological field investigations in Wilkes-Barre, Pennsylvania.

 

Work is tentatively scheduled for November and December

This is a per diem job. Hourly rate $16.00.

 

This is a temporary position.

Please apply at www.mbakerintl.com job# 201254.

 

So what does a Cultural Resources Associate at Michael Baker International do?

Cultural Resources Associates are responsible for conducting archaeological field investigations; traveling to project locations in multiple states; conducting reconnaissance surveys and shovel testing; identifying and delineating archaeological sites; performing deep soil excavations in conjunction with geomorphological evaluations; assisting in the collection of field data and archival background contextual information; identifying prehistoric and historic artifacts; and conducting detailed excavations of archaeological features. 

 

 

Could you be the Cultural Resources Associate we are looking for?

• Candidates for the position of Cultural Resources Associate should possess a degree (B.A. minimally or demonstration of curriculum leading to degree) in Anthropology (Archaeology), Cultural Resource Management, History, Geology, Soil Science or related field.  
• Demonstration of experience in performing the tasks detailed above is preferred.  
• The successful candidate must be a licensed driver.  
• Demonstrated experience in Phase II testing and/or Phase III data recovery a plus.
• Preference will also be given to individuals with health and safety certifications, as well as, compass skills, knowledge of soils, GPS, and Static Lidar.  
• Phase I pipeline survey experience

 

 

WHO WE ARE

Michael Baker International is a leading provider of architectural, engineering and consulting services, including design, planning, environmental, construction and program management. The company provides its comprehensive range of services and solutions to support U.S. federal, state, and municipal governments, foreign allied governments, and a wide range of commercial clients. Michael Baker’s more than 3,000 employees across nearly 100 locations are committed to a culture of innovation, collaboration and technological advancement to help solve challenges for clients and communities throughout the country. To learn more, visit https://mbakerintl.com/.

PLANNING PRACTICE 

We create, integrate, visualize and communicate planning concepts as they move from the initial vision through implementation. Our planning professionals build strong client partnerships, working with residents, businesses, developers, educational and medical organizations, state and local governments, the military and other federal agencies to successfully plan the future of their communities or institutions. At Michael Baker International, we focus on people and places, improving communities and creating more sustainable, convenient, equitable, healthful, efficient, and attractive places.

 

 

MICHAEL BAKER INTERNATIONAL EEO STATEMENT

Michael Baker International is proud to be an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer. Michael Baker International provides equal employment opportunity for all persons, in all facets of employment. Michael Baker International maintains a drug-free workplace and performs pre-employment substance abuse testing and background checks. We encourage all qualified applicants to apply for any open position for which they feel they are qualified and all will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, age, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, citizenship status, marital status, genetic information, disability, protected veteran status or any other legally protected status.

 

EEO is the Law. Applicants to and employees of Michael Baker International are protected under Federal law from discrimination.

 


106 Group- Archaeological Field Technicians- 2020 Season

Jennifer Kust
 

Position: Archaeological Field Technicians

Location: St. Paul, Minnesota

 

106 Group is seeking to fill field archaeologist positions for the 2020 field season. This position involves largely Phase I pedestrian surveys and shovel testing for projects throughout the Midwest. Opportunities are expected to continue throughout the remainder of the season dependent on performance.

 

The 106 Group offers a professional and friendly working environment with a wide range of interesting and challenging projects in the field of cultural resources management, planning, community engagement, and design. See www.106group.com for more information about our firm. 

Responsibilities

·         Perform archaeological survey (pedestrian reconnaissance, shovel testing, or urban archaeological investigations working alongside heavy machinery) under the direction of project Crew Chiefs and Field Director.

·         Excavate and document excavation units as components of archaeological evaluation and data recovery projects.

·         Participate in additional projects as appropriate according to skill level, experience, and ability.

Requirements

·         B.A. or B.S. degree in archaeology, anthropology, or closely related field.

·         Archaeological field school or demonstrated equivalent experience.

·         Ability to maintain steady pace while accurately recording archaeological observations and artifact collection.

·         Ability to work efficiently in adverse environmental conditions, including hot and cold temperatures, precipitation, and challenging terrain for sustained durations.

·         Archaeological knowledge of the precontact and post-contact periods, including ability to recognize and preliminarily identify regional artifacts.

·         Ability to work individually and as a team.

·         Ability to communicate effectively both verbally and in writing.

·         Ability to adapt quickly and work well under pressure.

·         Working knowledge and ability to use or learn to use current technologies.

·         Valid driver’s license and ability to reliably commute to either the 106 Group offices or project locations.

Additional experience valued or preferred:

·         At least one year field experience.

·         Knowledge of architecture/history properties.

·         Knowledge of cultural resources management laws and process.

·         Experience with Trimble GPS systems.

·         Experience with local artifact assemblages, lab, and curation procedures.

 

Travel and fieldwork are requirements of this position. Salary is commensurate with experience. In addition to lodging, archaeologists will receive a daily per diem matching the current Federal GSA rates (minimally $55) for projects outside of the Minneapolis/St Paul metro area.

 

Complete web application with attached PDF resume and a cover letter highlighting your skills.

 

The 106 Group is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

 

 

_________________________

Jennifer Kust

106 Group Business Manager

Direct: 651-403-8727

JenniferKust@...

106group.com

 

St Paul MN | Boston MA | Richmond VA | Washington DC

 

We are proud to be recognized by the National Association of Environmental Professionals with a NEPA and Planning Integration Award for the Flying Cloud Drive transportation project. 106 Group led archaeological studies and collaborative engagement with American Indian Tribes to minimize adverse impacts to cultural resources. Click here to learn more about this project.

 

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Cultural Resource Specialist - Joint Base San Antonio (JBSA) - CEMML

Wallander,Amanda
 

POSTED BY: Center for Environmental Management of Military Lands

 

Cultural Resource Specialist

A Cultural Resource Specialist position is being advertised with the Center for Environmental Management of Military Lands (CEMML) to provide technical, strategic, evaluation, and planning support and expertise in the areas of cultural resources management and tribal relations for the Air Force Civil Engineer Command (AFCEC) Environmental Quality Branch. This position will be duty-stationed at Joint Base San Antonio (JBSA) and will provide on-site technical support to AFCEC subject matter expert (SME) and Subject Matter Specialists (SMSs) in the development of technical tools and guidance to support the Air Force Cultural Resources Program. Temporary telework arrangements may be considered, but are subject to being modified or discontinued immediately upon written notice.  Relocation expenses may be available; conditions apply. 

For more career opportunities, and to learn more about CEMML’s contributions to land management, our mission, vision, and values, please visit http://www.cemml.colostate.edu/

 

The Cultural Resource Specialist will provide expert technical, policy, and planning advice to AFCEC SME and SMSs regarding strategic evaluation, planning, and implementation of current Executive Orders, as well as DoD, and U.S. Air Force mandated environmental goals and objectives. This may entail complex studies and analyses to evaluate adequacy and alignment of current and future efforts and activities that have implications for compliance with cultural resource statutes and regulations. The Cultural Resource Specialist may assist SME and SMSs in defining and describing policy options, including enterprise-wide environmental aspects and targets to improve program goals and objectives. This will entail consistent monitoring of DoD and Air Force initiatives related to cultural resource issues in order to provide informed analysis and advice to SME and SMSs. Other tasks may include, but are not limited to, developing recommendations for execution strategies and improvement to policies and guidance documents, including the Air Force Cultural Resources Management Playbook, Integrated Cultural Resources Management Plan (ICRMP) guidance documents, guidance governing government-to-government tribal relations and Installation Tribal Relations Plans (ITRPs), etc. Cultural Resource support tasks may also include briefings, presentations, and memoranda for AFCEC/CZTQ management deliberations and decisions; assisting with Air Force biannual environmental data call and the annual Environmental Management Review; evaluating and recommending improvements to evaluation metrics and Historic Facility Inventory data; as well as assisting with meeting coordination, drafting meeting materials and minutes, data consolidation, and developing Cultural Resources briefing slides.


 

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS

·         MS/MA in anthropology/archaeology, history, architectural history, or closely related field with knowledge and experience in cultural resource management and historic preservation planning is required, plus 5 or more years of relevant experience.

·         Must meet the Secretary of the Interior’s Professional Qualification Standards (36 CFR 61) to be considered.

·         Experience working in highly structured organizations such as governmental agencies, the military, or corporations with clearly established lines of authority, procedures, and protocols.

·         Prior experience conducting complex studies and analyses and presenting divergent professional cultural resource opinions.

·         Demonstrated knowledge working with U.S. federal historic preservation laws and regulations that govern federal historic preservation requirements and tribal consultation, and have demonstrated experience carrying out consultation and compliance activities under those regulations.

·         Experience consulting with the Advisory Council on Historic Preservation (ACHP) and State Historic Preservation Offices (SHPOs).

·         Have a thorough understanding of most standard computer programs.

·         Excellent written communication skills.

·         Must have, or be able to obtain, a Department of Defense Common Access Card (CAC) and be eligible to obtain a Secret Clearance.

 

DESIRABLE QUALIFICATIONS

·         Demonstrated experience acting with diplomacy and discretion at all organizational levels, work with a wide range of information, organize details, and meet deadlines.

·         Experience supporting Regional- or Headquarters-level Cultural Resource programs.

·         Experience developing and providing program oversight and execution is helpful.

·         The most highly qualified candidates will demonstrate knowledge of cultural resource issues on U.S. military installations and extensive knowledge of Department of Defense and U.S. Air Force policies and processes related to cultural resources management, as gained through working for, or with, the Department of Defense.

·         Demonstrated knowledge and experience conducting consultation in support of federal historic preservation laws, regulations, and policies, including the National Historic Preservation Act (NHPA), National Environmental Policy Act (NEPA), Archaeological Resources and Protection Act (ARPA), Native American Graves and Repatriation Act (NAGPRA), and 36 CFR 800.

·         A high degree of analytic acumen, initiative, and resourcefulness; proven leadership skills and team- building capabilities; and excellent oral and written communication skills are desirable.

·         Previous experience writing high-level briefing packages suitable for presentation to military leaders is highly desirable.


·         Experience with IWIMS, ACES or TRIRIGA; Air Force eDash; and/or other DoD databases; as well as SharePoint systems is beneficial.

·         Current Secret clearance or clearance within the last 10 years is also beneficial.

SALARY
Salary is commensurate with experience and qualifications. Annual salary range: $90,000 - $100,000.  This is a 12-month Administrative Professional position with the possibility of extension for up to six years.

 

How to apply:

Interested applicants apply online at http://jobs.colostate.edu/postings/80180 no later than October 19, 2020 for full consideration.

 

We do not discriminate on the basis of race, age, creed, color, religion, national origin or ancestry, sex, gender, disability, veteran status, genetic information, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, or pregnancy. CEMML/Colorado State University is an equal opportunity/equal access/affirmative action employer fully committed to achieving a diverse workforce, and complies with all federal and Colorado state laws, regulations, and executive orders regarding non-discrimination and affirmative action.

 


Outreach and Education Coordinator

Chip McGimsey
 

The Louisiana Division of Archaeology is seeking applicants for an Archaeologist II Outreach and Education Coordinator position in our Baton Rouge, Louisiana, office.  The position description and required skills and knowledge are outlined below.  This is a full-time civil service position with health insurance; vacation and sick leave; and retirement. Salary range is $31,900 to $63,600 with specific salary dependent on qualifications and experience. 

 

M.A. in anthropology or closely related field is required. Applicants must meet the Secretary of Interior’s qualifications (http://www.nps.gov/history/local-law/arch_stnds_9.htm ).  Field experience in archaeology is desirable.  Please provide a resume and cover letter. These are not required for the state application but are helpful additional documents.

 

The primary responsibility of the position is to develop, implement, and manage initiatives for heritage education, public information, and public outreach concerning Louisiana’s archaeological and cultural heritage. These efforts may include but are not limited to: developing and distributing hard-copy and digital classroom exhibits and teaching kits, developing and/or assisting with the creation of webpages, preparing social media posts, overseeing the state’s Archaeology Month, working with International Archaeology Day and Project Archaeology programs, and developing museum exhibits. These efforts will involve consultation and coordination with Federal, State, regional, and local organizations along with federal and state recognized Indian Tribes. Travel around the state is required with occasional overnight stays necessary.

 

Essential duties include:

50%        Develop, implement, and manage initiatives for heritage education, public information,

and public outreach using social media, interactive exhibits, public presentations, and 3D technologies to provide factual and understandable information about Louisiana archaeology and cultural heritage to the general public. Develop curriculum materials and resource guides for use in classrooms that meet state educational standards and, when circumstances permit, present programs to school groups and other organizations. These efforts include using digital products, hands-on teaching kits with original or 3D scanned artifacts, dig box exercises, and other activities.

 

30%        Partner with federal, state, and local organizations to develop and implement archaeological exhibits in cultural districts, museums, and at events sponsored by us and partner organizations.

 

10%        Develop and/or oversee Louisiana Archaeology Month as well as the distribution of

classroom exhibits, teacher kits, and online resources. Coordinate heritage education activities with International Archaeology Day, Project Archaeology, and the Louisiana Archaeological Society.

 

5%          Respond to requests from museums, publishers, and the public for image and information

relating to Louisiana archaeology for use in books, exhibits, and other venues. Organize and maintain appropriate records, including images, usage permissions, and all outreach products.

 

5%          Serve as senior technical advisor to the State Archaeologist.

 

Qualifications:

·         A Master’s degree in anthropology, archaeology, or a closely related field is required.

·         Ability to work with diverse organizations, discern their needs, and develop the appropriate materials for their use;

·         Knowledge of Louisiana history and archaeology;

·         Experience with Microsoft Office, Adobe Photoshop (or related program), and spreadsheets design;

·         Ability to write informational materials for the general public and K-12 students;

·         Knowledge of scientific and archaeological methods and techniques;

·         Experience using social media in professional, public, and educational context;

·         Ability to independently develop, implement, and manage educational materials;

·         Ability to communicate effectively both orally and in writing in professional and public settings;

·         Ability to manage time, prioritize work to meet deadlines, work independently, and work with other staff members to accomplish tasks.

 

Desired Skills and Abilities:

·         Experience with 3D scanning and printing;

·         Experience with photogrammetry;

·         Experience with website development and/or website software.

 

Please apply directly online through "LA Careers" via the Civil Service website at http://www.civilservice.la.gov by 11:59 p.m. on the closing date of the announcement(15 October 2020).

If you do not have access to a computer to apply directly online, you may submit a hard copy of the revised Civil Service application to the Department of Culture, Recreation & Tourism, Human Resources, P.O. Box 94361, Baton Rouge, LA 70804-9361 or FAX to 225-342-7928 by 11:59 p.m. on closing date of the announcement. 

SF-10(s) and Resumes will not be accepted in lieu of the "revised" application. Hard copy applications MUST include the job title (Archaeologist 2), job number (CRT-2020-131753-TDR), completed supplemental questions (if applicable), and be received by 11:59 p.m. on closing date of announcement if you wish to be considered for this opening. Hard copy applications without the required information listed above will automatically disqualify you from consideration.

 

 

 

Chip McGimsey

State Archaeologist

Division of Archaeology

225-219-4598

cmcgimsey@...

 


Position Available: Archaeological Project Manager (Roseville, CA)

Mylaine Copper
 

 

Archaeological Project Manager – Northern CA (Roseville Office)

 

HELIX Environmental Planning, Inc. (HELIX), a growing, employee-owned California-based environmental consulting and planning firm, is currently seeking an Archaeological Project Manager to supplement the high-quality consultant team in our northern California offices.  HELIX offers environmental, cultural resources, biological, acoustical, air quality, and GIS services to both the public and private sectors.  Our Cultural Resources Group performs all types of cultural resources studies for a wide range of project types throughout California.

The successful applicant must be a Registered Professional Archaeologist or have met the necessary educational and experience requirements to quickly obtain this certification. The selected individual will be responsible for managing cultural resources studies for small to large projects, conducting and/or oversight of research, field surveys, data recovery and analysis operations, and mitigation monitoring programs; report and site record preparation; coordination with other cultural resources and environmental planning staff and subconsultants; proposal preparation and business development; and interaction with clients and reviewing agencies. 

 The Project Manager position requires an individual with a minimum of 5 years of archaeological experience, including experience managing the work of other archaeologists on projects.  Candidates must possess excellent written and verbal communication skills and analytical abilities, and be experienced in the preparation of a variety of cultural resources technical reports, including reports in conformance with California Environmental Quality Act (CEQA), Section 106 of the National Historic Preservation Act (NHPA), and the National Environmental Policy Act (NEPA).  Experience with a variety of infrastructure and development project types, document types, and private sector/public agency clients is desirable.  The applicant must have a strong work ethic, positive attitude, and experience working in a team-oriented environment.  Knowledge of the prehistoric and historic archaeology of northern and central California is required. 

 Why work for HELIX?  We are an employee-owned firm, hard-working with a casual and collaborative work environment.  Our employees describe us as Client-focused, Caring, Team-oriented, Focused on Integrity, and Flexible.  In addition to our competitive benefit package, we have robust, award-winning wellness and community volunteer programs and much more!  We are excited to meet you!

HELIX is an equal opportunity employer, and we encourage all qualified applicants to apply regardless of gender, race, religion, national origin, sexual orientation, disability, age, family status, or veteran status.

Salary DOE

 

Requirements:

·       Master's Degree in archaeology, anthropology, history, or closely related field with a concentration in archaeology (or expected by June 2021).

·       Registered Professional Archaeologist or meets the necessary educational and experience requirements to quickly obtain this certification.

·       Minimum of 5 years of demonstrated experience conducting compliance archaeological projects, including field surveys, data recovery, preparation of California Department of Parks and Recreation 523-series forms, and authoring archaeological studies/reports.

·       Experience providing services in compliance with the federal and California laws and regulations pertaining to historic and archaeological resource management and an understanding of regulatory agency programs, procedures, and policies pertaining to cultural resource management, including CEQA, NEPA and Section 106 of the NHPA

·       Experience in the study of northern and central California prehistoric and historic archaeology

·       Strong research, technical writing, organizational, and verbal communication skills

·       Ability to work independently with considerable responsibility

 

Additional skills/accomplishments considered a plus:

·       Experience with GPS technology and field data collection

·       Specialized field and/or laboratory skills, such as geoarchaeology, flaked- or ground-stone analysis, shell analysis, or ceramic analysis

·       Knowledge of local agency guidelines for CEQA compliance, including guidelines pertaining to the completion of cultural resource studies

·       Past experience with agency coordination/communication

  • Existing client relationships

 

Please apply at http://www.helixepi.com/careers/current-openings/

 


Logan Simpson - Seeks Senior Archaeologist/Project Manager - Tempe - Please Post!

LSD Human Resources Department
 

SENIOR ARCHAEOLOGIST/PROJECT MANAGER - TEMPE

 

Logan Simpson, an environmental planning, cultural resources, and landscape architectural design firm, currently seeks a full-time Senior Archaeologist/Project Manager to work in our Tempe, Arizona office.

 

Duties and responsibilities include planning and managing all phases of cultural resources projects including survey; archaeological monitoring, testing and data recovery; technical report production; preparing scopes of work and cost estimates; and meeting project scope, schedule, and budget obligations. This position requires the individual to be self-motivated and work well in a team-oriented setting.

 

Individuals must have a proven background supervising and mentoring staff as well as frequently interacting and coordinating with clients and agency representatives in a decision-making role. The ideal candidate will be knowledgeable of federal, state, and local historic preservation and cultural resources regulations and demonstrate an established area of analytical expertise and/or archaeological research interest. Demonstrated experience in assisting with preparing cultural resources sections for the National Environmental Policy Act and other environmental planning documents is a plus.

 

Requirements include:

·         Master’s degree in Anthropology, History, or a closely related field;

·         2+ years of supervisory/project management experience;

·         Preference will be given to candidates with 6+ years of Southwestern cultural resources management consulting, and/or experience assisting agencies (e.g., BIA) with tribal consultation/coordination or other agency experience;

·         Ability to obtain permits at the Principal Investigator or Field Director level on BLM, National Forest, and State lands, preferably for lands in Arizona and adjacent states (NV, UT, CA, and NM).

·         Excellent written and verbal communication skills, and experience independently preparing, reviewing and editing complex technical documents for a full range of cultural resources projects.

 

Logan Simpson offers a comprehensive benefit package and a competitive salary. If interested, please apply online at http://logansimpson.com/about/careers/ and attach a resume and a cover letter that includes salary requirements.

 

Logan Simpson is an EEO/Affirmative Action Employer

M/F/Disability/Veteran/E-Verify

 

 

 

Lynne Coburn

Director of Human Resources

 

Logan Simpson                                

P 480-967-1343

C 480-720-1009

lcoburn@...

www.logansimpson.com

 

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