Senior Archaeologists - Reno, NV and Sacramento, CA (Full-Time)

Wendy Limsico

Senior Archaeologists


ASM Affiliates (ASM) has immediate openings for full-time Senior Archaeologists in our Reno, Nevada and Sacramento, California offices. ASM is a cultural resource management (CRM) consulting firm specializing in archaeology, history, and architectural history, with offices throughout the Western U.S. and Hawai‘i. The successful candidate will become an integral member of our dedicated team of professionals and work in a collegial and positive environment.


The Senior Archaeologist will manage and lead research, fieldwork, laboratory analysis, monitoring, and the preparation of technical reports for survey, testing, evaluation, data recovery, and construction monitoring projects. This position requires a command of federal (NEPA, NHPA Section 106) and state cultural resources laws and regulations, excellent verbal and written communication skills, as well as time management and technical skills. The Senior Archaeologist is expected to focus primarily on pre-field, fieldwork, and report writing task but will also significantly contribute to business development, marketing, and proposal efforts for cultural resource opportunities. 


Requirements include a M.A. or Ph.D. degree in anthropology, archaeology, historical archaeology, or related field; a minimum of 5 years of supervisory or management experience in CRM, and previous experience in Nevada; and the candidate must be able to be permitted by the Nevada Bureau of Land Management at the Crew Chief level or higher for both prehistoric and historic resources throughout most of northern and central Nevada and portions of northeastern California.  Previous experience in California and the Great Basin is preferred, as is prior experience serving as lead author for Section 106 and CEQA compliance reports. Prior Project Manager experience, including budgets and personnel is preferred. Register of Professional Archaeologists (RPA) certification also required. Additionally, the ideal candidate should have experience with business development and staff mentorship, strong technical writing skills, excellent organizational and communication skills, and an ability to positively interact with clients.


ASM offers a compensation package that includes competitive pay, professional development, a comprehensive benefits package including medical and dental, paid vacation/sick, and holiday leave, participation in the Employee Stock Ownership Plan, 401k, and bonus plan. The salary for this position will be commensurate with the applicant’s credentials, experience, and industry standards.


Please apply by sending a cover letter, CV/resume, and a writing sample to jobs@... with the subject line: Senior Archaeologist.



ASM Affiliates, Inc. is an Equal Opportunity Employer

Wendy Limsico
HR Manager

ASM Affiliates  |  Carlsbad, CA
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