Perm salaried full-time staff archeologist - Houston, TX - level negotiable
Title: Staff Archeologist – Junior, Mid, or Senior Level
CMEC, a small, woman-owned environmental and cultural resources firm headquartered in Austin, is seeking an energetic, self-motivated, team-oriented, and resourceful Staff Archeologist (level negotiable) to join our team. Duties may include—but are not limited to—supervising technicians, crew chiefs, project archeologists, and other technical staff; conducting archival research; recording archeological and historic resources in the field independently; supporting client, resource agency, and landowner/land agent coordination; preparing and supporting the preparation of documents such as background studies, agency coordination letters, National Historic Preservation Act (NHPA) Section 106 consultation, National Environmental Policy Act (NEPA) sections, and technical reports; curating archeological materials and field records at state and federal repositories; providing direction in field protocols and safety considerations; performing real-time quality control on project documentation; and other tasks assigned by CMEC senior leadership and principals for projects in Texas, Louisiana, Oklahoma, and surrounding states. This position will require the ability to work in difficult conditions (e.g., remote locations, summer heat, rough terrain) as well as bending, stooping, carrying field equipment, standing, and walking for extended periods of time, and making visual and tactile distinctions using color, texture, moisture content, depth, and distance.
For the right candidate, job duties may include expanding and managing CMEC’s archeological presence in southeast Texas and Louisiana.
Compensation will include a competitive salary and benefits package (health insurance, paid time off, profit sharing, etc.). For the right candidate, relocation assistance may also be available.
• Graduate degree in archeology, anthropology, history, historic preservation, or a closely related field
Ideal Qualifications include all the above, plus any of the following:
• Previous experience with scoping, budgeting, and proposals
If you are interested in a challenging and rewarding opportunity with a growing firm, please e-mail a short sample of original writing (e.g., an extract from a consulting report, honors or degree thesis, or research paper), cover letter,
resume, and contact information for three references (all documents in PDF or MS Word format) to jobs [AT] coxmclain.com. CMEC is an Equal Opportunity Employer.
Contact: jobs [AT] coxmclain.com (please include “Houston Staff Archeologist” in the subject line)
CHRIS DAYTON, PhD, RPA | Associate | Cultural Resources Program Manager
COX|McLAIN Environmental Consulting, Inc.
Austin | DFW Metroplex | Houston | Tulsa | OKC | DC Metro
2105 Donley Drive, Suite 400 | Austin, TX 78758
(c) 512.808.7724* | (p) 512.459.3349 (Ext. 215) | (f) 512.338.2225
*Preferred due to remote work
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