ELOS Environmental, LLC is a well-established environmental consulting company that provides strategic environmental services throughout Louisiana and neighboring states. ELOS maintains a competitive edge within the realm of environmental and cultural resource consulting by offering a diverse range of services designed to meet and exceed our clients’ needs and expectations. Our familiarity with the permitting agencies’ staff and processes — plus our expertise in environmental sciences, cultural resource management practices, and relevant technologies — means we can actually streamline the environmental and cultural resource regulatory compliance process for our clients, saving them time and money. ELOS is currently seeking qualified applicants for a Senior Archaeologist position to manage ongoing and upcoming projects throughout the state, create long-term strategies, obtain new work and clients, and maintain and manage current client relationships.
The Senior Archaeologist/PI position involves providing cultural resources management for planning, engineering, and construction services to government, military, and commercial clients throughout the South and Southeastern United States, primarily in Louisiana. As an ELOS Archaeologist, the successful applicant will work on projects that require compliance with the National Historic Preservation Act (NHPA),Archaeological Resources Protection Act (ARPA), National Environmental Policy Act (NEPA), Native American Graves Repatriation and Protection Act (NAGPRA),and other state regulations. The successful applicant will oversee and manage cultural resources department staff and entry level archaeologists in their specific duties. The candidate will be responsible for working on all aspects of cultural resources projects, including but not limited to: proposals; background research; fieldwork (Phase I survey, Phase II testing, and Phase III mitigation); preparing CEQA, NEPA, and NHPA technical reports; coordinating consultation with State Historic Preservation Officers (SHPO), Tribal Historic Preservation Officers (THPO), Native American Tribes, Advisory Council on Historic Preservation (ACHP), and multiple state, federal, and local agencies; evaluating properties for eligibility for listing in the National Register of Historic Places (NRHP), preparing determinations of NRHP eligibility, and completing state survey forms. Additionally, the candidate will need strong technical, communication, networking, and resource management skills in order to develop and maintain business relationships. The candidate must be available to attend networking events, and any meetings deemed necessary in order to add to their strong network of vendors. It will be crucial for the candidate to actively work with the business development department in order to formulate a growth plan for the cultural resource department. If you’re up for the challenge, we’ve been looking for someone just like you. Join our team and help us lay the foundation for human progress.
· Manage and oversee the cultural resource department and cultural resource personnel.
· Oversee coordination of compliance with NHPA, ARPA, NAGPRA, NEPA, state environmental regulations and other laws relating to cultural resources.
· Oversee archival research and background records reviews.
· Oversee all aspects of archaeological fieldwork (Phase I-III) and monitoring.
· Oversee and conduct analyses and prepare and edit technical reports for cultural resources management projects.
· Evaluate eligibility of resources for listing in the NRHP and state registers of historic properties.
· Support clients during agency and tribal consultation.
· Provide support and work with staff and entry-level cultural resources staff.
· Attend networking events and develop new business
· Actively work with the business develop department
· Master’s Degree in Anthropology or Archaeology
· Minimum of 10 years of professional archaeological field work experience
· Experience in both terrestrial and underwater archaeology preferred but not necessary
· Possess a strong network of vendors
· Meets Secretary of the Interior’s Professional Standards and Guidelines for Archaeology
· Knowledge of historic preservation laws and policies, including CEQA, NEPA, NHPA, ARPA, and NAGPRA.
· Demonstrated experience in the archaeology of the southern and southeastern United States, preferably in Louisiana.
· Experience using GPS technology.
· Proficiency with Microsoft Office Suite.
· Excellent oral and written communication skills.
· Experience recording archaeological sites on site forms required by various SHPOs and state agencies.
The ideal candidate will possess the following skills and experience:
· Register of Professional Archaeologists-certified is preferred.
· Familiarity and experience completing Louisiana forms and following the most up to date guidelines.
· Excellent editing and technical editing skills
· Experience working in the consulting environment and ability to handle multiple projects simultaneously and be responsive to both internal and external clients.
· Strong communication, networking, resource management, and technical skills.
President of Business Development/Senior Environmental Scientist
ELOS Environmental, LLC
43177 East Pleasant Ridge Road
Hammond, LA 70403