Archaeological/Cultural Resources Crew Chief - Regular - Las Vegas, NV

Candace Roberts




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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. Our Vegas office offers a unique work environment and specializes in Cultural and Natural Resources. Your role will be to Lead field crews and serve as crew chief on state and federal lands.


What you will accomplish

Supervising and leading a crew while conducting archaeological monitoring, survey, testing, and data recovery.  Communicating with Field Directors, Project Managers, and GIS staff through regular, scheduled field status reports. Participating in technical research and writing and data QA/QC for reporting efforts.  Assisting with mapping responsibilities in the field, including collection of GPS data using Trimble units.

Experience and qualifications for success

  • Minimum of a Bachelor’s Degree in Anthropology, Archaeology or a closely related field required
  • A minimum of two (1) year of experience with a wide range of field methodologies, including archaeological survey, testing, excavation, and monitoring required; experience in Great Basin and Southwest preferred
  • Previous field supervisory experience required
  • Completed accredited field school experience is preferred
  • Ability to be listed on federal and state cultural resource permits in Nevada
  • 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.

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.