Subject: Staff Archaeologist – Northern, Central, Southern California
Aspen Environmental Group (Aspen) is seeking Staff Archaeologists to participate in a variety of upcoming projects in several southern, central, and northern California locations.
About Aspen. Aspen is a dynamic, interdisciplinary environmental services firm that provides impacts analysis, permitting, and compliance services for a wide variety of federal and state agencies, as well as private clients. Aspen specializes in providing expert compliance services for complex, multi-faceted infrastructure and public works projects. Aspen’s cultural resources group is innovative in the approach and use of new technologies yet remains well-grounded in the professional understanding of federal and state laws and regulations, in addition to local ordinances and general plans applicable to cultural and tribal cultural resources. Aspen’s cultural resources group provides a supportive and stimulating work environment that you are sure to find rewarding.
Responsibilities. The selected candidate(s) may, as needed:
Successful candidates must have the ability to maintain high quality field notes, keep good organization of field records, and maintain a professional demeanor in a variety of often strenuous outdoor and remote environmental work conditions.
Education and Experience. Candidates must have either a B.A. degree in anthropology, or a Master’s degree in archaeology or cultural resources management. In both cases, the candidate must have at least three years of experience working with California prehistoric or historic-aged resources and be able to identify prehistoric and historic artifacts. Certification by the Register of Professional Archaeologists (RPA) is a plus, but not required. Candidates must also have a good understanding of culture history relevant to California.
The ideal candidate would be enthusiastic, highly motivated, attentive to fine details, well organized, and comfortable working remotely via cell phone app and email exchange. This candidate would be able to transport themselves to the work site and to Aspen’s office locations.
Compensation. To be determined based on education, experience, and skill set, but generally $15-$30/hour.
To apply. Please email to Michael E. Macko at mmacko@....
The subject line must state, “Staff Archaeologist.”
Aspen is an Equal Opportunity Employer