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  • 4 Feb 2022 2:59 PM | Dina Rivera (Administrator)

    Cultural Resource Analysts, Inc. (CRA) is seeking qualified candidates to join our Louisiana office, and we are currently accepting applications for Staff Archaeologist positions. Our Louisiana office is located in Shreveport, in the heart of the Ark-La-Tex region, and was established in 2010 to support clients in Louisiana, Texas, Oklahoma, Arkansas, and Mississippi. Staff Archaeologist positions are full-time, salaried positions that are eligible for a remote work option.

    Join us, as we approach celebrating our 40th year in business! For nearly four decades, CRA has been recognized as one of the most respected, full-service cultural resource consulting firms in the United States. This success is directly attributed to CRA's retention of an experienced, highly-skilled, multi-disciplinary team of cultural resource management professionals. With an understanding that it is the expertise and dedication of our team that forms the foundation of our reputation for high-quality work, CRA invests in its people and their professional development, and fosters a collaborative environment that emphasizes teamwork. The archaeologists, architectural historians, and historic preservation professionals that CRA employs, many of whom are leaders in their fields, are the core of our success. For more in-depth information about CRA and the exciting projects and opportunities we have, please visit our website at www.crai-ky.comJoin our team, and grow with us! 

     

    ·       Employment Type: Salaried, Full-Time

    ·       Compensation: $41,600 to $60,320 depending on experience

    ·       Benefits:

    o      Medical, Vision, Dental, Life (70% of employee medical coverage paid by employer and 50% of vision and dental coverage paid for all levels of coverage paid by employer. Coverage levels include Employee Only, Employee + Child, Employee + Spouse, and Family)

    o      Flexible Spending Plan offered

    o      401(k) (up to 4% employer matched)

    o      Life insurance (100% paid by employer)

    o      Supplemental insurance policies offered (short-term disability, cancer, hospitalization)

    o      Paid holidays (8 days per year), sick leave (5 days per year), and vacation time (accrual of 5 days per year, to a maximum of 15 days)

    o      Professional development stipend ($500 per year)

    o      Registered Professional Archaeologist (RPA) annual renewal payment for Affiliated status

    Job Description and Responsibilities:

    ·       The Staff Archaeologist position is under the direction of a Principal Investigator, and will involve participation in the planning and performance of archaeological field projects;

    ·       Responsibilities will include conducting pre-field research, mobilizing field projects, providing supervision to field technicians, overseeing archaeological field projects, authoring or co-authoring written reports of findings, and completing site forms;

    ·       Project types may include archaeological monitoring, survey, evaluation, and data recovery projects, including projects that will require stays away from home.

    Qualifications:

    ·          A graduate degree in Anthropology;

    ·          Qualification under the Secretary of the Interior Standards (48 FR 44716) in archaeology;

    ·          RPA, or eligible for RPA;

    ·          A minimum of 3 years of supervisory experience in archaeology;

    ·          Ability to work in a variety of field conditions, and to navigate efficiently in remote areas;

    ·          Have additional qualifications? Let us know where you excel!

    Remote Work Option:

    ·          Desktop research, report writing, remote meetings and other tasks may be conducted remotely at the Staff Archaeologist's place of residence.

    ·          The Staff Archaeologist will travel and be on-site for all assigned fieldwork. 

    ·          Travel may be required to the Shreveport, Louisiana office or other locations for meetings, archival research, training, and other project tasks that may necessitate face-to-face meetings. 

    Please indicate when you will be available, and submit a resume with three references to the following link:

     CRA job application portal

     If you have questions, please contact Bridgette Robinson at barobinson@crai-ky.com, or mail to Cultural Resource Analysts, Inc., 151 Walton Avenue, Lexington, KY 40508 ATTN: B. Robinson.

    Cultural Resource Analysts, Inc. employees are required to undergo a background check that includes driving history. CRA reserves the right to perform drug/alcohol testing as a condition of continued employment. Cultural Resource Analysts, Inc. is an Equal Opportunity Employer.


  • 27 Jan 2022 2:01 PM | Dina Rivera (Administrator)

    Over land and under water, SEARCH is an archaeology firm that deploys the full spectrum of cultural heritage services worldwide. SEARCH2O, our maritime program, is at the forefront of historic shipwreck and submerged pre-contact archaeology, paleo landscape reconstruction, and deep-water archaeology. We are cultural resource industry leaders, pioneers, and subject matter experts across 44 markets, regions, and research sectors. Since 1993, we have completed more than 4,000 Commercial and Government projects in 47 US states, 6 US territories, and 34 countries spanning 5 continents and 3 oceans. By integrating science, technology, and creativity, we harness the power of the past to advance the projects, places, and people we serve.

    SEARCH is dedicated to hiring the most competent, dedicated professionals in our field. Our culture is based on strong work ethic; consistent, high-quality performance; safe work practices; creativity; and excellence in business and staff relationships.

    We have an immediate opening in our SEARCH Southeast & Mid-Atlantic Region’s for full-time Archaeologists to support multiple archaeological monitoring, survey, and excavation projects, with assignments primarily occurring in southeastern United States.

    Qualified candidates should have the following:

    • Bachelor’s degree in Archaeology, Anthropology, or a related field.
    • Minimum one (1) year combined archaeological field experience at an accredited archaeological field school and/or professional cultural resources firm.
    • Ability to perform physically demanding tasks in variable terrain and environments.
    • Excellent verbal and written communication skills.
    • A valid driver’s license and access to reliable transportation.

    Preferred Qualifications:

    • Master’s degree in Archaeology, Anthropology, or a related field.
    • Meet the Secretary of the Interior (SOI) qualifications for archaeology.
    • Register of Professional Archaeologists (RPA) certification.
    • Proficient in GIS and ArcGIS software.

    The position requires that candidates be able to:

    • Adhere to project health and safety plans and participate in office and field trainings and meetings.
    • Conduct archaeological monitoring, survey, testing, and excavation in support of Phase I, II, and III studies in accordance with the research design to identify, record, and evaluate historic and prehistoric cultural resources.
    • Recognize archaeological signatures and apply reasoning to evaluate resources.
    • Evaluate and record accurate, organized, and clear field notes, maps, drawings, logs, forms, tables, databases, artifact bags, box labels, and other project documentation.
    • Collect and inventory artifacts, ecofacts, and samples in accordance with the research design, and keep an accurate field specimen log.
    • Identify potential human and faunal remains, and treat any suspected human burial remains respectfully and in a manner consistent with the research design and applicable State and Federal guidelines and laws.
    • Perform quality control of field data (hand-written and electronic) on a daily basis to ensure information is accurate and complete.
    • Use electronic and traditional navigational equipment (GPS, iPad/ArcCollector/Survey 123, compass, transit, etc.) to determine project limits, record fieldwork, document findings, and communicate progress.
    • Photo-document artifacts, features, excavation units, land use, landscapes, unique environmental features, historic structures, archaeology sites, unique environmental features, specialized equipment or technique usage, and work-in-progress.
    • Procure and maintain field equipment, technology, field laboratory supplies, vehicles, and supplies in a clean, working, and safe manner.
    • Occasionally meet with, coordinate, and collaborate with landowners, land agents, clients, other field research teams, and visiting regulatory agency staff.
    • Travel for extended periods of time.
    • Other duties as assigned.

    Chosen candidates will be required to successfully complete a pre-employment drug test and a criminal background check, including the DMV.

    To Apply:

    In Word or PDF format, please send a cover letter highlighting any relevant regional archaeology experience, your resume/CV, a minimum of two professional references, and your dates of availability. SEARCH may contact references and will treat all employment inquires with discretion.

    Apply here: Archaeologist Opening

    Applicants must be eligible to be employed in the United States. SEARCH offers a competitive compensation package with strong health/wellness and retirement plans. Pay will be commensurate with education and experience.

    SEARCH is strongly committed to creating a diverse and inclusive environment where a variety of backgrounds, cultures, orientations, ideas, and talents can flourish.

    SEARCH is an equal-opportunity employer, and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.

    SEARCH is an Affirmative-Action Employer and a Drug-Free Workplace.

    For more information about SEARCH, please visit www.searchinc.com and follow us on Facebook,

    Instagram, and LinkedIn.

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  • 26 Jan 2022 2:27 PM | Dina Rivera (Administrator)

    ARCHAEOLOGIST 2 (EUGENE, OR)

    HRA is seeking an Archaeologist 2 to join our collaborative team of experts in our Eugene office. This is a salaried, full-time position with anticipated salary of $55,310-$69,775 depending on experience and qualifications.

    HRA is a federal contractor performing work in states with multiple vaccine mandates and is subject to those requirements. This position will support our federal clients and thus will also be subject to the vaccine mandates. In response, HRA requests that all employees be vaccinated or have an approved accommodation under the allowable federal reasons.

    The Archaeologist 2 performs research tasks, fieldwork, laboratory, and/or writing tasks as part of a project team. At the direction of project managers, leads field projects and occasionally directs project team members in specific tasks. Contributes to the preparation of reports and client deliverables under the oversight of project managers; this may include preparing the larger share of a small project report. May be supervised by a more senior member of the HRA staff with similar technical experience.

    Required education and experience:

    • Master’s Degree or PhD in Anthropology or closely related field with Archaeology emphasis
    • Oregon Qualified Archaeologist (or specific and demonstrated experience that meets these qualifications) (see https://www.oregon.gov/oprd/OH/Documents/Qualified_Archaeologist_Application.pdf more information).
    • A minimum of one year full-time experience working with field crews, analyzing research data, and contributing to research reports. Experience leading field crews preferred.
    • Completion of accredited field school.
    • Good working knowledge of federal, state, and local cultural resource compliance requirements, particularly the Section 106 process.
    • Must meet the Secretary of the Interior’s professional qualifications standards in archaeology and any applicable state qualifications.

    Preferred Qualifications:

    • Registered Professional Archaeologist.

    Required skills and abilities:

    • General: Proficient in the use of computer software including Word and Excel. Ability to use online databases, such as library search engines and digitized records collections. Use digital cameras, digital scanners, and digital audio recorders. Requires valid driver’s license and ability to operate passenger car and/or light truck.
    • Teamwork: Develop and maintain positive relationships, ability to balance work schedules and demands, provide and accept feedback, seek to resolve conflict through communication and collaboration, use effective verbal and written communication, listen and communicate effectively. Successfully function within a project team, work closely with project team members, and take direction from a project manager.
    • Research: Proven ability to conduct background research in various sources including ethnographies, soils/environmental/cultural background, SHPO databases, GLO plats, land patents/historic maps, and tax assessments. Have the ability to recognize the need for and to locate additional background or archival resources.
    • Writing: Strong technical writing skills a must. Proven ability to contribute to deliverables. Contribute to research, inventory, resource evaluation, and monitoring plans and reports; the ability to contribute to high quality products with knowledge and understanding of appropriate style for the document.
    • Field: Proficient in the use of compass, topographic maps, GPS, ArcPAD, and related field equipment.

    Candidates should assume that 40-60 percent of their time will be spent in the field, and at least 25-30 percent of that travel will be outside of Eugene.

    HRA offers competitive compensation and a full benefits package that includes vacation, sick leave, holidays, medical insurance, and 401K.

    Please submit a letter of interest, résumé with three references, and a short writing sample (CRM report preferred; an educational thesis will not be accepted) to Human Resources at HR@hrassoc.com. Application materials must indicate you have successfully been accepted by the SHPO as an Oregon Qualified Archaeologist or must demonstrate how you currently meet these qualifications.

    No phone calls, please. Only qualified candidates with an advanced degree will be considered for interviews. Interviews will be conducted with qualified applicants as they apply, and position will remain open until filled.

    HRA is an Equal Opportunity Employer. We are committed to providing an environment of respect and inclusion where equal employment opportunities are available to all applicants and employees. Applicants and employees will not be discriminated against on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity and expression, disability, national origin, protected veteran status, status as a victim of domestic violence, stalking, or sexual harassment, or any other status protected under federal, state, or local law. If you need to request an accommodation related to disability, religion, or related to domestic violence, stalking or sexual harassment, please contact Human Resources.

    HRA IS AN EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER/VETERANS/DISABLED

    All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, or protected veteran status and will not be discriminated against on the basis of disability.

    Equal Employment Opportunity information

    Equal Employment Opportunity Supplement

    Pay Transparency Nondiscrimination Provision

    If you are interested in reviewing HRA’s Affirmative Action plan, you may contact Charity Touchette, Human Resources Manager, at ctouchette@hrassoc.com. HRA’s Affirmative Action Plan will be available to be reviewed between the hours of 9am and noon, Pacific time.

    If you are an individual with a disability and would like to request an reasonable accommodation as part of the employment application and/or selection process, please contact Charity Touchette, HR Manager, at 406-721-1958


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  • 26 Jan 2022 2:24 PM | Dina Rivera (Administrator)
    • Archaeological Field Director/ Archaeologist III

      • Sacramento, CA

      • Reno, NV

      • Bishop, CA

      • Petaluma, CA

      • Santa Barbara, CA

      • Glendale, CA

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    • Join Cardno’s Science and Environment group to play an integral role in our Cultural Resources Team in California and Nevada. We are seeking an innovative and motivated team member to support our growing cultural resources program that currently supports a variety of clients and projects including statewide utility compliance programs, hydroelectric relicensing studies, and implementation of programmatic cultural resource management plans.

      We strive to give each cultural team member a variety of work experiences and mentorship to help them grow in their career. Cardno also offers a competitive benefits package, work from home options and flexible work schedule to maintain a work- life balance.

      Cardno is seeking numerous Archaeological Field Directors reporting to either our Sacramento, Reno, Bishop, and Glendale Offices. We are looking for Archaeological Field Directors who are ideally located in the central valley/ central California foothills, northern California and Southern California regions to support our growing business in these areas.

      Job Description:

      Responsibilities include but are not limited to:

      Support Cultural Resources Program and Project Managers by assisting with project planning and logistics and supervising cultural staff during fieldwork and reporting. Assist with production of technical reports, research designs and treatment recommendations as well as maintaining cultural resource files.  Assist in evaluations of historic properties for the National Register of Historic Places.  Qualified applicants should exhibit good leadership qualities, strong technical skills, ability to learn and follow direction, good communication skills, and feel comfortable making technical decisions in the field.

      Basic Qualifications:

      • Master’s degree in Anthropology or closely related field (e.g., anthropology/archeology) and 8 plus years of experience

      • Demonstrated working knowledge and experience (at least 1 year) with state and federal laws pertaining to protection and management of cultural resources;

        • Section 106 of National Historic Preservation Act and National Environmental Policy Act, especially as these relate to federal energy projects

        • CEQA as it applies to cultural resources

        • Implementation of Historic Properties Management Plans

      • Strong writing skills; verified experience as primary or secondary author on Archaeological Study Reports, research designs, NRHP evaluations and Historic Properties Management Plans accepted by the Office of Historic Preservation (OHP) and other federal and state agencies (writing samples will be requested from qualified applicants)

      • Proficient in Trimble sub-meter GPS unit or equivalent and associated software

      • Demonstrated field supervisory skills and experience with both small and large archaeological crews

      • Ability to complete physically demanding tasks in remote areas and/or hot and dry climates, including walking, hiking, carrying loads up to 50 pounds, and excavation

      • Moderate out-of-town travel

      • Must have demonstrable California experience

      Desired Qualifications:

      • Ability to be listed as a Field Director with the BLM California

      • Listed with the Register of Professional Archaeologists

      • Prefer specialization in California and or Great Basin Archaeology

      • Prefer experience working with Native American Tribes

      • Prefer specialization in Section 106 compliance on federal lands and California utility sector

      • HAZWOPER Certification


      * Please Note that selected candidates will be required to pass a drug, background and reference screening.

      Cardno is a professional infrastructure and environmental services company, with expertise in the development and improvement of physical and social infrastructure for communities around the world.

      Equal Opportunity statement for US based applicants

      Cardno is an Equal Opportunity Employer. This position will require proof of Covid-19 vaccination as a condition of employment and reasonable accommodation will be considered.

      Cardno has a long standing policy of Equal Opportunity in employment. Our practice is to fill positions by selecting applicants who can perform the work in a competent and professional manner. We do not discriminate on the basis of age, sex, race, color, religion, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability or veteran status. At any time, if you need an accommodation during the application process, please contact Human Resources. 

      Cardno does not accept unsolicited resumes from any 3rd party agencies. No fee will be paid to 3rd parties who submit unsolicited resumes to any Cardno employee. Resumes from approved vendors must be specifically requested by Cardno and approved by the Cardno Talent Acquisition Team.


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  • 26 Jan 2022 2:22 PM | Dina Rivera (Administrator)

    Senior Staff Archaeologist

    Full Time Professional

    Irvine, CA, US+2 MORE LOCATIONS

    5 days ago

    Requisition ID: 1019

    APPLYTO SENIOR STAFF ARCHAEOLOGIST

    Salary Range:$80,000.00 To 100,000.00 Annually

    First Carbon Solutions (FCS), an ADEC Innovation, is focused on improving the world we live in by advancing sustainable practices globally. It's our goal to improve the lives of all people we work with, whether they are clients, partners or colleagues. By joining FCS, you will work with highly skilled, technical teams that are dedicated to doing what it takes to meet our clients' needs. FCS is focused on advancing the skills and experiences of our staff and has opportunities that expand the globe.

    FCS is seeking a Senior Archaeologist to join our expanding team in Northern California. The Senior Archaeologist will be responsible for preparing project proposals, conducting Phase I assessments, performing records searches and field surveys, consulting with Native American tribes, communicating with clients and lead agencies, conducting Phase II/Phase III testing and data recovery, field monitoring, managing teams of field monitors, preparing Phase IV monitoring reports, curating collections, and preparing written documentation of cultural resources studies and impact assessments adherent to California Environmental Quality Act (CEQA) and/or Section 106 of the National Historic Preservation Act (NHPA).

    Duties and Responsibilities

    • Solicits and reviews Request for Proposals (RFP) from clients and lead agencies to determine project needs for cultural resources evaluations and prepares project-specific proposals for the appropriate cultural resources compliance documents
    • Conducts records searches in conjunction with the California Historical Resources Information System (CHRIS) Information Centers (IC) and reviews regional literature, historic maps, historic aerial photographs, and assessor parcel information
    • Performs field surveys, assembles and manages larger survey teams when necessary, collects and analyses data, and records resources in the appropriate Department of Parks and Recreation (DPR) forms
    • Carries out field work, consultation, and reporting requirements specifics for various lead agencies including, but not limited to: local city and county lead agencies under CEQA; state lead agencies such as California Department of Transportation (CalTrans); and federal lead agencies such as United States Army Corps of Engineers (USACE), Federal Aviation Administration (FAA), Federal Communications Commission (FCC), Bureau of Land Management (BLM), and Bureau of Reclamation
    • Authors and reviews Phase I and Phase II Cultural Resources Assessments (CRA), cultural resources components of Initial Studies (IS) or Environmental Impact Reports (EIR), Historical Property Survey Reports (HPSR), and Archaeological Survey Reports (ASR)
    • Prepares Data Recovery Programs (DRP) for projects requiring Phase II testing or Phase III excavation
    • Conducts Phase II and Phase III investigations to lead agency standards, which may include, but is not limited to: site delineation and GIS/GPS mapping, artifact plotting, drawing site sketch maps and taking field photos, surface collection, excavating Shovel Test Probes (STP), excavating Test Units (TU), recording depth and strata levels with off-set measurements, soil screening and sampling, artifact labeling and packaging, preparing artifact catalogs, artifact and assemblage analysis and interpretation, and artifact curation
    • Authors and/or reviews Phase II testing and Phase III excavation reports, with all pertinent field data included and analyzed, to lead agency standards
    • Attends pre-construction meetings with contractor, client, lead agency and interested tribal parties in order to determine pre-established Mitigation Measures (MM) or Conditions of Approval (CoA) for grading or excavation projects requiring cultural resources monitoring
    • Prepares Mitigation Monitoring Plans (MMP), Paleontological Resource Impact Management Plans (PRIMP), and Unanticipated Discovery Plans (UDP), as needed
    •  Conducts and/or manages cultural resources monitoring and records resources in the appropriate Department of Parks and Recreation (DPR) forms, conducts additional Phase II testing or Phase III excavation if needed
    • Educates clients about compliance with cultural resource regulations, advises clients on options to minimize impacts on known cultural resources, and recommends courses of action based on regulatory compliance and professional interpretations
    • Authors and/or reviews Phase IV monitoring close out reports, with all pertinent field data included and analyzed, to lead agency standards
    • Assists in marketing FCS cultural resources services as well as participates in marketing and business development activities
    • Assist in monitoring staff’s workload, schedules, project budgets, and participates in screening and interviewing prospective candidates for technical staff positions in the Cultural Resources Management Division

    Skills

    • Has highly efficient and productive working habits and can handle multiple assignments simultaneously
    • Demonstrates excellent analytical and verbal communication skills
    • Have superior skills in preparing written documents
    • Effectively negotiates sufficient fees and determines contract terms
    • Prepares clear and appropriate scopes of work
    • Supervises establishment of subcontracts and ensures timely and successful subcontractor performance
    • Effectively supervises, trains, and enhances the capabilities of peers and subordinates
    • Demonstrates leadership skills by taking initiative, motivating and helping others, sharing pertinent knowledge, emphasizing teamwork, and providing feedback
    • Proactively and creatively adapts to new work-related challenges
    • Maintains a highly professional image in all work-related activities
    • Registration with the Register of Professional Archaeologists (RPA) is a plus, as is involvement with professional organizations and institutions.
    • Working familiarity with GIS/GPS programs such as Google Earth, ArcGIS, ArcMap, and use of .kml and .kmz files
    • Expertise in MS Word, Excel and Adobe Acrobat with familiarity in MS Access
    • Reliable transportation to travel to project sites and meetings as needed
    • Familiarity with Deltek Vision a plus. 

    Education and Experience

    • Bachelor of Science/Arts degree in Archaeology, Paleontology, or Architectural History. M.A. preferred. 
    • Minimum of 5 years’ experience as a professional Archaeologist (SOI Qualified)
    • Experience supervising laboratory and/or field crews
    • Expertise in northern California Archaeology or Paleontology with recognition among the regional scientific community, and general knowledge of the other Cultural Resources disciplines
    • Familiarity with information resources in the scientific community, including other archaeologists and paleontologists, college and university programs, research centers and libraries, and data repositories
    • Expertise with sections relating to cultural resources in the California Environmental Quality Act (CEQA), the California Public Resources Code (PRC), the National Environmental Policy Act (NEPA), the Section 106 of the National Historic Preservation Act, the Archaeological Resources Protection Act (ARPA), the Native American Graves Protection and Repatriation Act (NAGPRA), and the Mitigation Guidelines of the Society of Vertebrate Paleontologists
    • Understands field work, consultation, and reporting requirements specifics for various lead agencies including, but not limited to: local city and county lead agencies under CEQA; state lead agencies such as California Department of Transportation (Caltrans); and federal lead agencies such as United States Army Corps of Engineers (USACE), Federal Aviation Administration (FAA), Federal Communications Commission (FCC), Bureau of Land Management (BLM), and Bureau of Reclamation (USBR)

    Work Environment

    The position operates in both a professional office (currently 100% remote) and outdoor settings relating to archaeological fieldwork. Staff should be equally comfortable in both environments.

    Physical Demands

    The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job.

    Physical requirements for the position include the ability to lift 50lbs., use archaeological equipment for digging, sifting, sorting, etc. Ability to hike uneven terrain over distances in excess of 5 miles.

    Diversity and respect are fundamental

    Fundamental to our teams. Fundamental to our clients. Fundamental to the communities we serve and live in. Fundamental to the landscapes we work within. We need you and your unique talents, history, and background to become the Company we aspire to be. We insist upon a culture of common respect, expect transparency, and celebrate the fundamental value and dignity of all individuals. Our mutual equality as humans is the path to diverse and innovative collaboration. We cultivate integrity, driving us to growth, and allowing us to achieve more together than we could ever hope to as individuals.

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  • 26 Jan 2022 2:18 PM | Dina Rivera (Administrator)

    SENIOR CULTURAL RESOURCES PROGRAM MANAGER

    501643

    PHOENIX

    DEPT OF EMERGENCY AND MILITARY AFFAIRS

    Full-time

    DEPT OF EMERGENCY AND MILITARY AFFAIRS

    The Department of Emergency & Military Affairs (DEMA) is the headquarters for the Arizona National Guard. The Army National Guard is "Always Ready - Always There" providing military forces to accomplish community, State and Federal missions. The Air National Guard maintains excellence with flexible, sustainable, expeditionary and joint interoperable capabilities in all facets of current Federal and State missions. The Division of Emergency Management’s mission is to coordinate emergency services and efforts to governmental agencies to reduce the impact of disaster on person and property. The Division of Administrative Services maintains the business operations of human resources, finance, purchasing/contracting, and legislative activities. Many positions posted do not require military membership.

    SENIOR CULTURAL RESOURCES PROGRAM MANAGER

    DEPT OF EMERGENCY AND MILITARY AFFAIRS

    Job Location:

    Address: Papago Park Military Reservation (PPMR), Phoenix, AZ

    Posting Details:

    Salary: $20.7883 - $37.2445 per hour (DOE)

    Grade: 22

    This position will remain open until filled. Resumes will be reviewed weekly.

    Job Summary:

    The Environmental Management Office (EMO) Senior Cultural Resources Program Manager (SCRPM) will perform work of considerable difficulty under the general direction of the Deputy Environmental Program Manager (DEPM), but with full authority and independence of action. This position plans, organizes and supervises the activities of other professionals and technical personnel engaged in conservation/preservation of cultural resources on all AZARNG-managed land/facilities (both state and federal). Establishes program goals and oversees program implementation including budget & personnel, provides review of all AZARNG projects for compliance with cultural resource laws, and makes recommendations to the Environmental Program Manager (EPM) on changes to program and standard operating procedures (SOPs). This position exercises a high degree of independent decision making, personnel management and leadership, and is responsible for overall success of the cultural resource program.

    Job Duties:

    • Plan, develop, maintain, and implement all federal and state required management plans/agreement documents for the cultural resource program. Ensure these are aligned with statewide program goals, tasks, and resource requirements. Advises management and project teams of potential environmental risk relating to the protection of cultural resources and suggests resolution. Serve as a subject matter expert for archaeological resources statewide and provide the EPM and DEPM with technical and professional recommendations.
    • Ensure compliance with federal and state laws and regulations. Oversee application of federal historic preservation laws and standards, to include Section 106 and 110 of the NHPA, the Arizona Antiquity Act, and their integration with the National Environmental Policy Act (NEPA). Conduct studies, develop resource management plans and integrated approaches toward acquisition of permits and clearances. Make findings of project effect for all AZARNG construction projects and military training efforts on behalf of the Department of Defense (DoD), National Guard Bureau (NGB) and Arizona Department of Military Affairs (DEMA).
    • Manage the overall CRP and project-specific budgets. Coordinate projects related to environmental compliance and resource management. Develop and manage contracting documents (scopes of work / requests for proposals).
    • Act as lead hiring manager for any CRP vacancies. Develop CRP position descriptions/respective hiring paperwork. Seek contractors, as needed, to temporarily maintain workloads; maintain contract oversight. Review time sheets/invoices, travel proposals, and develop performance evaluations for state employees. Set overall priorities for CRP team.
    • Function as the program liaison between AZARNG and AZ tribes. Oversee consultation efforts between federal, state, local agencies and local Tribal governments, per DoD, Army, and NGB policies.
    • Collaborate with internal and external stakeholders; seek involvement with outside research/education programs; identify training opportunities; participate in regional, state and national committees and working groups; build interdisciplinary partnerships; develop integrated approaches to compliance and resource protection that will benefit the ARNG.

    Knowledge, Skills & Abilities (KSAs):

    Knowledge of:

    • Administration with special reference to planning, organizing, and directing a comprehensive CRP; to include financial management, personnel management, and technical management of a professional inter-disciplinary team.
    • Professional knowledge of techniques, concepts, principles, and practices in the areas cultural resource conservation and management; understanding of ARNG cultural resource management priorities, policies, and procedures.
    • Interpretation and application of local, state and federal fiscal and environmental laws; Department of Defense, Army, National Guard Bureau and State of Arizona regulations, policies, and procedures as they relate to management of state and federal military lands.
    • Applying principles of project management; to include programming future year projects, writing statements of work and cost estimates, evaluating contractor proposals, managing work performed by contractors, and review of technical documents.
    • NEPA and NHPA, particularly as they relate to Department of Defense and Land Management Agencies. Must have experience working on impact analyses for NEPA, Section 106 consultation, and experience with tribal consultation.
    • Public and tribal-specific etiquette; recognize and understand public perception, values, and act with professionalism in conducting relations with stakeholders, Native American tribal leaders, and preservation officers.
    • Cultural resource program budget requirements for current and out-years in compliance with the Anti-Deficiency Act; understanding of state and federal contracting procedures.

    Skilled in:

    • Directing a comprehensive cultural resource program and develop integrated program components; apply supervisory and work leadership techniques.
    • Personnel and performance management to include training, advising, counseling, coaching, and mentoring subordinates, developing mutual trust and understanding.
    • Managing a cultural resource program budget; pursue project and external funding opportunities; conduct grant writing and execution; identify opportunities to simplify CRP processes, reduce program costs, and increase efficiencies for both internal staff and project stakeholders.
    • Recognizing program needs and requirements; establish and direct priorities and plans; organize and delegate tasks and responsibilities appropriately.
    • Utilizing problem solving and analytical skills to gather, assemble, and analyze facts; draw conclusions; devise creative solutions to problems that are complex in nature; and identify changes and trends.
    • Developing program plans and standard operating procedures (SOPs) to assist with compliance of cultural resource laws and regulations.
    • MS Word, Access, Excel, PowerPoint, Outlook, ArcGIS, and various Army/NGB/State project tracking and database applications.
    • Written communication; management of correspondence (memos, letters, comprehensive plans); develop high-concept and technical-level presentations.
    • Verbal communication; establish and maintain effective interpersonal relationships/partnerships with diverse stakeholders; public speaking/briefing; communicate technical information to lay audiences and military leadership; present at local, regional, and national conferences/forums with varying audiences; lead external workshops on legal / regulatory changes.
    • Employing strong organizational and time management skills; react to numerous shifting priorities driven by EMOs wide range of customers/proponents.

    Ability to:

    • Think clearly and respond appropriately in high-pressure situations.
    • Execute a diverse set of daily tasks while setting short-term and long-term program priorities.
    • Lead day-to-day team operations and provide budgetary oversight of CRP.
    • Prioritize recommendations and actions within the scope, goals and budget of the CRP.
    • Identify, evaluate, train, and direct the use of new technologies, applications, and processes used by the CRP team.
    • Review and direct the academic and professional development of the CRP team.
    • Recognize, empathize, and make efforts to understand and support subordinate recommendations as needed.
    • Translate/shift between scientific, planning, engineering, and policy-driven efforts.
    • Plan, coordinate, and direct a variety of activities and complex projects to support a broad range of customers.
    • Conduct awareness training for internal and external stakeholders.
    • Review reports and analyze/evaluate technical cultural data to ensure completeness and accuracy.
    • Analyze potential risks/significant impacts of proposed projects on cultural resources as they relate to the military mission.
    • Work effectively in collaborative multi-disciplinary teams.
    • Travel in-and-out of state to conduct training, inspect construction projects, and attend conferences/workshops.
    • Communicate effectively, verbal and in writing.

    Selective Preference(s):

    Desired qualifications include any combination of experience, education and training that meets the knowledge, skills, and abilities described. PhD in Anthropology/Archaeology: Southwestern U.S. Archaeology or related advanced degree or combination of degree/work exp. Experience with NEPA planning efforts as they relate to the National Historic Preservation Act (NHPA) on DoD lands.

    Pre-Employment Requirements:

    • Requires possession of and ability to retain a current, valid state issued driver's license. Employees who drive on state business are subject to driver's license record checks, must maintain acceptable driving records and must complete a required driver training (See Arizona Administrative Code R2-10-207.12).
    • In and out of State travel required.
    • Individual is required to pass a criminal background investigation.
    • Requires the ability to achieve a favorable National Agency Check with investigation for the purpose of obtaining a Common Access Card (CAC).
    • Upon hire, must meet Secretary of the Interior's Standards (36 CFR Part 61) for minimum qualifications for principal archaeologist or architectural historian (36 CFR Part 61) to function as the cultural resources Principal Investigator (PI) and federal representative on all National Historic Preservation Act (NHPA) Section 106 / 110 consultation requirements with SHPO and tribes.
    • Upon hire, must have a Principal Investigator (PI) permit and/or meet the qualifications of Arizona Antiquities Act (8-202) for PI, to function in this capacity for all state undertakings.
    • Upon hire, must have a minimum of 10 years of experience in cultural resources program management and/or investigations.
    • Upon hire, must have a minimum of 5 years in a supervisory role as an archaeologist or cultural resource manager.
    • Ability to be listed on Register of Professional Archaeologists (RPA) within 1-year of hire.

    Benefits:

    The State of Arizona offers a comprehensive benefits package to include:

    • Sick leave
    • Vacation with 10 paid holidays per year
    • Health and dental insurance
    • Retirement plan
    • Life insurance and long-term disability insurance
    • Optional employee benefits include short-term disability insurance, deferred compensation plans, and supplemental life insurance

    For a complete list of benefits provided by The State of Arizona, please visit our benefits page

    Retirement:

    Eligible DEMA employees participate in excellent retirement programs provided by the Arizona State Retirement System (ASRS) and for fire personnel the Public Safety Personnel Retirement System (PSPRS).

    Contact Us:

    If you have any questions, please feel free to contact hr@azdema.gov.

    DEMA is a smoke-free work environment.

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    The State of Arizona is an Equal Opportunity and Reasonable Accommodation Employer

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  • 26 Jan 2022 1:59 PM | Dina Rivera (Administrator)

    ARCHAEOLOGIST
    DEPT OF EMERGENCY AND MILITARY AFFAIRS

    Job Location:

    Address:  Camp Navajo, Bellemont, AZ

    Posting Details:

    Salary: $19.2226 - $34.4057 per hour (DOE) 

    Grade: 21

    This position will remain posted until filled. Resumes will be reviewed weekly.

    Job Summary:

    This Archaeologist position works closely with professionals and technical personnel engaged in conservation/preservation of cultural resources on all Arizona Army National Guard (AZARNG) managed land/facilities (both state and federal). Establishes program goals and oversees program implementation including contract budgets and contractor work, provides review of AZARNG projects for compliance with cultural resource laws, and makes recommendations to the Senior Cultural Resources Program Manager (SCRPM) on changes to the cultural program and standard operating procedures (SOPs). This position exercises a high degree of independent decision making, contractor and project management, and is responsible for the success of the cultural resources archaeological program.

    Job Duties:

    Responsibilities include:
    • Advising management and project teams of risk relating to the protection of cultural/archaeological resources.
    • Developing project-specific strategies and mitigation measures to maintain agency compliance.
    • Serving as a subject matter expert for archaeological resources statewide and provide the SCRM with technical and professional recommendations.
    • Ensuring compliance with federal and state laws and regulations.
    • Overseeing application of federal historic preservation laws and standards, to include Section 106 and 110 of the National Historic Preservation Act (NHPA), the Arizona Antiquity Act, and their integration with the National Environmental Policy Act (NEPA).
    • Conducting studies and developing resource management plans and integrated approaches toward acquisition of permits and clearances.
    • Coordinating projects related to cultural resource management and oversee Archaeological Resources Protection Act (ARPA) permitting process which may include seeking contractors, maintaining contract oversight, developing/reviewing/managing contracting documents, survey strategies, monitoring plans, and schedules.
    • Managing project-specific budgets related to cultural/archaeological resources.
    • Assisting the SCRPM in the planning of out-year program budgets and project goals.
    • Collaborating with internal and external stakeholders; seeking involvement with outside research/education programs; participating in regional, state and national committees and working groups; building interdisciplinary partnerships; developing integrated approaches to compliance and resource protection that will benefit the ARNG.
    • Directing and overseeing consultation efforts between federal, state, local agencies and Tribal governments.

    Knowledge, Skills & Abilities (KSAs):

    Knowledge of:

    • Professional knowledge of techniques, concepts, principles, and practices in the areas cultural resource conservation / management and archaeology; understanding of ARNG cultural resource management priorities, policies, and procedures.
    • Interpretation and application of local, state, and federal fiscal and environmental laws; Department of Defense, Army, National Guard Bureau and State of Arizona regulations, policies, and procedures as they relate to management of state and federal military lands.
    • Applying principles of project management; to include programming future year projects, writing statements of work and cost estimates, evaluating contractor proposals, managing work performed by contractors, and review of technical documents.
    • NEPA and NHPA, particularly as they relate to Department of Defense and Land Management Agencies. Must have experience working on impact analyses for NEPA, Section 106 consultation, and experience with tribal consultation.
    • American Southwest historic and pre-historic periods. Understanding of local tribal customs, values, and traditions.
    • Field experience in archaeological survey, excavation, artifact identification, and the analysis & synthesis of archaeological data. Supervisory experience in the study of archaeological remains.
    • Public and tribal-specific etiquette; recognizing and understanding public perception, values, and act with professionalism in conducting relations with stakeholders, Native American tribal leaders, and preservation officers.


    Skilled in:

    • Analyzing and assessing potential risks/significant impacts of proposed projects on cultural/archaeological/tribal resources as they relate to the military mission.
    • Developing program plans and (SOPs) to assist with compliance of cultural resource laws and regulations.
    • Utilizing problem-solving and analytical skills to identify and address program needs, develop solutions to resolve complex issues, and adjust plans and processes.
    • Reviewing reports and analyzing/evaluating technical historic property and cultural data for completeness and accuracy.
    • Utilizing MS Word, Access, Excel, PowerPoint, Outlook, ArcGIS, and various Army/National Guard Bureau/State project tracking and database applications.
    • Strong written communication; management of correspondence (memos, letters, comprehensive plans); develop high-concept and technical-level presentations.
    • Well-developed verbal communication.
    • Demonstrating proficiency in scientific methodology, conducting research, and statistical / spatial analysis.

    Ability to:

    • Align CRP components with the vision, mission and needs of the AZARNG while maintaining legal / regulatory compliance.
    • Think clearly and respond appropriately in high-pressure situations; ability to stay calm and always perform in a professional manner.
    • Execute a diverse set of daily tasks while setting short-term and long-term program priorities; make spontaneous adjustments to priorities and work tasks as conditions demand.
    • Lead day-today field team operations; provide service and contract oversight of archaeological surveys, monitoring, and associated report production.
    • Identify, evaluate, and train in the use of new technologies, applications, and processes used by the CRP team.
    • Maintain the ability to translate/shift between scientific, planning, engineering, and policy-driven efforts.
    • Plan, scope, implement, and integrate cultural resources studies and mitigation measures with limited input.
    • Review reports and analyze/evaluate technical cultural data to ensure completeness and accuracy.
    • Analyze potential risks/significant impacts of proposed projects on cultural resources as they relate to the military mission.
    • Travel in-and-out of state to conduct training, inspect construction projects, and attend conferences / workshops.
    • Ability to be listed on Register of Professional Archaeologists (RPA) (within 1-year of hire).
    • Has the ability to successfully complete Wildland fire courses S130/190 and pass a work capacity test ("pack test"), outlined in PMS 310-1 Wildland Fire Qualifications System Guide (within 1-year of hire, funded through Appendix 2).
    • Has the ability to meet the Wildland fire incident responder requirements as Cultural Resource Technical Specialist (THSPs) and Wildland Fire Cultural Resource Advisor (READ), outlined in PMS 310 Wildland Fire Qualifications System Guide (within 1-year of completing work capacity test; funded through Appendix 2).

    Selective Preference(s):

    Desired qualifications include any combination of experience, education and training that meets the knowledge, skills, and abilities described. A Masters degree in Anthropology/Archaeology: Southwestern U.S. Archaeology or related advanced degree or combination w/ work exp. Experience with NEPA planning efforts as they relate to the National Historic Preservation Act (NHPA) on DoD lands.

    Pre-Employment Requirements:

    • Requires possession of and ability to retain a current, valid state issued driver's license. Employees who drive on state business are subject to driver's license record checks, must maintain acceptable driving records and must complete a required driver training (See Arizona Administrative Code R2-10-207.12).
    • In and out of State travel required.
    • Candidates for this position will be required to submit to a criminal background investigation as well as possess the ability to achieve a favorable Tier 1 investigation for the purpose of obtaining a Common Access Card (CAC) within one year of hire.
    • Must meet the qualifications of Arizona Antiquities Act (8-202) as a project director.
    • Must have a minimum of 5 years of experience in cultural resources program management and/or investigations.
    • Ability to be listed on Register of Professional Archaeologists (RPA) (within 1-year of hire).
    • Has the ability to successfully complete Wildland fire courses S130/190 and pass a work capacity test ("pack test"), outlined in PMS 310-1 Wildland Fire Qualifications System Guide (within 1-year of hire, funded through Appendix 2).
    • Has the ability to meet the Wildland fire incident responder requirements as Cultural Resource Technical Specialist (THSPs) and Wildland Fire Cultural Resource Advisor (READ), outlined in PMS 310 Wildland Fire Qualifications System Guide (within 1-year of completing work capacity test; funded through Appendix 2).

    Benefits:

    The State of Arizona offers a comprehensive benefits package to include:
    • Sick leave
    • Vacation with 10 paid holidays per year
    • Health and dental insurance
    • Retirement plan
    • Life insurance and long-term disability insurance
    • Optional employee benefits include short-term disability insurance, deferred compensation plans, and supplemental life insurance

    For a complete list of benefits provided by The State of Arizona, please visit our benefits page

    Retirement:

    Eligible DEMA employees participate in excellent retirement programs provided by the Arizona State Retirement System (ASRS) and for fire personnel the Public Safety Personnel Retirement System (PSPRS).

    Contact Us:

    If you have any questions, please feel free to contact hr@azdema.gov.
    DEMA is a smoke-free work environment.
    ADA/EEO Employer
    The State of Arizona is an Equal Opportunity and Reasonable Accommodation Employee

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  • 26 Jan 2022 1:57 PM | Dina Rivera (Administrator)

    Archeological Field Supervisor

    Ayuda Companies

    Fort Irwin, CA

    $68,000 - $80,000 a year - Full-time

    Job details

    Salary

    $68,000 - $80,000 a year

    Job Type

    Full-time

    Number of hires for this role

    1

    Qualifications

      • Driver's License (Required)

      • US work authorization (Required)

      • Bachelor's (Preferred)

    Benefits

    Pulled from the full job description

    Disability insurance

    Health insurance

    Dental insurance

    401(k)

    Paid time off

    Vision insurance

    401(k) matching

    Life insurance

    Full Job Description

    Position: On-Site Support Archaeological Field Supervisor
    Classification: Full time Exempt
    Date: January 2022
    Location: Fort Irwin, CA – near Barstow, CA

    Company Overview
    Ayuda Companies is a successful HUBZone and woman-owned small business providing expertise and innovation across the environmental, restoration, and compliance service sectors nationwide. We offer very competitive pay and an excellent benefits package that includes company-supplemented medical, dental, and vison insurance, 401k with company matching, company paid short-term and long-term disability coverage, company paid life insurance coverage, and paid time off.

    Ayuda’s success is due to our commitment to our valued employees, establishing lasting partnerships, and providing innovative, high-quality services. We conduct our business ethically, honestly and with integrity in everything we do. We leverage our multi-disciplinary strength to benefit our clients and we communicate, collaborate, and execute together as a team.

    Position Overview
    Ayuda Companies seeks a full-time Archaeological Field Supervisor at Fort Irwin, CA, to provide on-site cultural resources support to facilitate the execution of the installation’s training mission. To accomplish this mission, the Cultural Resources Program works cooperatively with federal, state, local, academic, and private agencies, and organizations to: develop, collect, report, and archive data in compliance with Sections 106 and 110 of the NHPA as represented in Title 54, to:

    • Perpetuate existing monitoring programs to ensure compliance with federal, Army, and installation laws, rules and regulations pertaining to archaeological sites.
    • Educate potential participants of down range activities on regulatory compliance by administering various training modules and promote environmental/cultural resources awareness and knowledge through community outreach events.
    • Develop, maintain, and manage databases, Geographic Information System (GIS) data, and paper and digital file systems IAW Army regulations and industry standards.
    • Curate collected archaeological materials in accordance with 36 CFR 79 and industry standards.
    • Provide technical assistance to the Army.
    • Participate in discussions with the State Historic Preservation Office (SHPO) or with Native American tribes, either to provide information or to better understand concerns and issues.

    The candidate, as part of a team, will provide resources support services and produce project deliverables, to include: conducting records searches, extensive literature reviews, field surveys, and National Register of Historic Places (NRHP) site evaluations, and preparing reports in support of Section 106 of the National Historic Preservation Act (NHPA) requirements; conducting construction monitoring and off-limits site monitoring, condition assessments, and reporting for resources considered eligible for inclusion in the NRHP; administering community outreach/education and pre-construction cultural awareness briefings; preparing maps and images in support of general program functions; managing and maintaining digital and hard-copy databases and files, GIS data, site records, report archives, project deliverables, bibliographies, and field notes; and providing general management of the archaeological curation facility including curation of incoming artifacts, annual inventories, and maintenance of artifact databases.

    Required Qualifications

    • Master’s degree in Archeology or Anthropology from an accredited college or university.
    • Minimum of three years’ experience in archaeological survey, testing, data recovery, and NRHP site evaluations in North America.
    • Demonstrated ability to carry out research to completion, by, for example, authoring reports on survey, excavation, artifact analysis, or method and theory.
    • Ability to work outdoors in extreme temperatures and in remote locations.
    • Ability to walk up to 10 miles per day over steep terrain for extended periods of time.
    • A valid driver’s license.
    • Proficiency with technical writing and Microsoft Office products.
    • Ability to demonstrate written and verbal communication skills.
    • Proficiency with electronic devices such as smart phones and tablets for digital data collection.
    • Experience with technical report writing.
    • Must have U.S. citizenship.
    • Must be able to pass background/security check.

    Preferred qualifications

    • Knowledge of federal, state, and local historic preservation and cultural resources regulations and demonstrate an established area of analytical expertise and/or archaeological research interest. A Registered Professional Archaeologist (RPA) and/or meeting the Secretary of the Interior’s Professional Qualification Standards for Archaeology is preferred.
    • Previous experience conducting archaeological field inventory and evaluation projects within inland southern California regions to include the Mojave Desert (preferred), or the Great Basin, Salton Trough, or Sierra Nevada areas.
    • Possess a working knowledge of California standard survey methods, archaeological site documentation and evaluations, California DPR site record preparation, data recovery, and regional material culture.

    Direct Reports
    No supervisory role.

    Travel
    Occasionally in support of training requirements for Fort Irwin.

    Salary Range (Commensurate with experience)
    $68,000/year - $80,000/year

    Job Type: Full-time

    Pay: $68,000.00 - $80,000.00 per year

    Benefits:

    • 401(k)
    • 401(k) matching
    • Dental insurance
    • Health insurance
    • Paid time off
    • Vision insurance

    Schedule:

    • Monday to Friday

    Education:

    • Bachelor's (Preferred)

    License/Certification:

    • Driver's License (Required)

    Work Location: One location

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  • 26 Jan 2022 1:50 PM | Dina Rivera (Administrator)

    Archaeologist – Principal Investigator

    Location: Chicago, IL
    Category: Environmental Science
    Job ID: GES0001HF

    Our People & Places Solutions business – reinforces our drive to improve the lives of people everywhere and epitomizes the “why” of what we do – the tremendous positive impact and value our solutions bring to our communities and society as a whole. From facilities delivering life-saving therapies and ensuring clean water to enabling the connection of people through all modes of transportation and providing access to technology – we’re integrating a multitude of these solution elements to build the smart environments of tomorrow.

    Start your Jacobs career with a company that inspires and empowers you to deliver your best work so you can evolve, grow and succeed – today and into tomorrow.
    Your Impact:

    At Jacobs, we’re partnering across the globe to create the best project outcomes by maximizing the design, digital technology, and support capabilities of our Global Integrated Delivery (GID) teammates. By joining Jacobs, you’ll commit to supporting and engaging with these teams, as we work to build a company like no other.

    Here at Jacobs, you’ll work for a company that strives to provide opportunities for employees to learn, grow and thrive. When it comes to environmental consulting, we’re focused on the greatest challenges the planet faces, including energy transformation.

    We are looking for a full-time Archaeologist (Principal Investigator) to work on a variety of projects throughout the midwestern United States. This position involves coordinating compliance with NHPA, ARPA, NAGPRA, NEPA, state environmental regulations and other laws relating to cultural resources. You’ll be responsible for leading, in coordination with a senior CRM professional, all aspects of cultural resources projects.

    Based in one of our Midwest offices (Chicago, Cleveland Cincinnati, and Milwaukee), you’ll serve as a key team member working with scientists, engineers, project managers, and other project staff across business sectors and practices in the company. You’ll conduct archival research and background record reviews, coordinate, oversee, and conduct archaeological fieldwork (Phases I-III), analyze project impacts as part of Section 106 and other regulations, coordinate agency consultation, and monitor during projects. You’ll analyze and interpret data; write and review cultural resources technical reports; develop archaeological treatment plans and agreement documents; and evaluate eligibility of resources for listing in the NRHP and state registers. You’ll also provide support to, and work with, senior-level cultural resources staff on a variety of projects and support clients during agency and tribal consultation. Bring your archaeological expertise and we’ll empower you to deliver the boldest solutions for our clients.

    Here’s What You’ll Need:

    • Master’s Degree in Anthropology or Archaeology
    • Meet Secretary of the Interior’s Professional Qualifications Standards for Archaeology
    • Minimum of 6 years of professional archaeological fieldwork experience
    • 1 to 3 years’ experience as a Principal Investigator
    • Must be capable of walking for long periods of time over unfamiliar terrain, excavating shovel tests and test units, screening soil, and carrying field equipment
    • Must be willing and able to travel frequently and for long periods of time, as needed
    • Experience using GPS technology

    Ideally, You’ll Also Have:

    • Experience working in the consulting environment and ability to handle multiple projects simultaneously and be responsive to both internal and external clients
    • A Registered Professional Archaeologist designation
    • Experience completing cultural resources studies for transmission and renewable energy siting, licensing, and permitting projects

    Jacobs is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, religion, creed, color, national origin, ancestry, sex (including pregnancy, childbirth, breastfeeding, or medical conditions related to pregnancy, childbirth, or breastfeeding), age, medical condition, marital or domestic partner status, sexual orientation, gender, gender identity, gender expression and transgender status, mental disability or physical disability, genetic information, military or veteran status, citizenship, low-income status or any other status or characteristic protected by applicable law. Learn more about your rights under Federal EEO laws and supplemental language.

    U.S. Government Executive Order on ensuring adequate COVID safety protocols:
    As a federal contractor of the U.S. government, Jacobs is subject to the Executive Order requiring companies who support U.S. government contracts to ensure their covered employees are fully COVID-19 vaccinated or approved for a legally-entitled medical or religious accommodation. 

    Full vaccination is NOT required at this time for positions that are not covered by the federal contractor Executive Order, that do not require performance of work in a Jacobs office, and that do not have full vaccination as a client requirement where work is performed at a client site.

    At Jacobs, we’re challenging today to reinvent tomorrow by solving the world’s most critical problems for thriving cities, resilient environments, mission-critical outcomes, operational advancement, scientific discovery and cutting-edge manufacturing, turning abstract ideas into realities that transform the world for good. With $13 billion in revenue and a talent force of more than 55,000, Jacobs provides a full spectrum of professional services including consulting, technical, scientific and project delivery for the government and private sector.

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  • 26 Jan 2022 1:45 PM | Dina Rivera (Administrator)

    Senior Cultural Resources Specialist - (163445)

    Description

     

    About Us

    At HDR, we specialize in engineering, architecture, environmental and construction services. While we are most well-known for adding beauty and structure to communities through high-performance buildings and smart infrastructure, we provide much more than that. We create an unshakable foundation for progress because our multidisciplinary teams also include scientists, economists, builders, analysts and artists. That's why we believe diversity is our greatest strength. HDR is proud to be an equal opportunity workplace and an affirmative action employer.

    Watch our 'About Us' video

    We believe that the way we work can add meaning and value to the world. That ideas inspire positive change. That coloring outside the lines can illuminate fresh perspectives. And that small details yield important realizations. Above all, we believe that collaboration is the best way forward.

    HDR is seeking a Senior Cultural Resources Specialist with experience in maritime and terrestrial archaeology in the Northeast Region. This position will be responsible for assisting with consultation and compliance projects to support clients across several business sectors, including power and transportation. The successful candidate must have an excellent understanding of the National Historic Preservation Act (including Section 106 and Section 110), the National Environmental Policy Act, and other federal cultural resources legislation, as well as guidance related to underwater cultural resources studies. The ideal candidate will have 10+ years’ experience serving as a Principal Investigator, meet the Secretary of the Interior’s Professional Qualification Standards for Archaeology, be a Registered Professional Archaeologist, and meet the Bureau of Ocean Energy Management’s criteria for a Qualified Maritime Archaeologist.

    Primary Responsibilities:

    • Providing cultural resource compliance support for a wide range of private and public clients
    • Leading the development and growth of HDR's Cultural Resources Practice in the Northeast and New England
    • Providing support for preparation of the cultural resources components of environmental permits, documents, and reports including writing, drafting, editing, and revising
    • Assisting with archaeological (terrestrial and maritime) aspects of environmental impact analyses, feasibility, and due diligence studies
    • Applying knowledge of cultural resource management principles to research, data collection and compilation, and evaluation
    • Providing oversight services to clients and HDR for cultural resources subcontractors
    • Providing expertise on tribal and public outreach
    • Providing strategic planning and guidance to HDR’s clients regarding the implementation of Section 106
    • Developing study plans, management plans, study reports, programmatic agreements, memoranda of agreement
    • Leading consultation with State Historic Preservation Officers, Tribal Historic Preservation Officers, the Advisory Council on Historic Preservation, and other consulting parties
    • Identifying, evaluating, and resolving adverse effects on historic properties
    • Supporting project managers/directors and business development efforts.

    Keyword(s): Senior Cultural Resources Specialist *LI-MP1
     

     

    Qualifications

     

    Required Qualifications

    • Master’s Degree in Anthropology or Archaeology
    • 10+ years of experience including experience in environmental consulting, business development, and managing budgets and staff
    • Experience as a Principal Investigator including coordinating cultural resources field investigations with federal and state compliance and maritime cultural resource management projects
    • Registered Professional Archaeologist and Secretary of Interior Qualified
    • Demonstrated expertise as a Qualified Maritime Archaeologist
    • Preferred experience includes coordinating projects involving Section 106 and NEPA and numerous consulting parties (ACHP, SHPO, and tribes); historic architectural training; public outreach; and processing subsea geophysical data (e.g., side-scan sonar, magnetometer, sub-bottom profiler)
    • Excellent verbal communication, technical writing, and research skills
    • Excellent interpersonal skills with the ability to work independently and as part of a team
    • Ability to travel to support business needs

    Why HDR

    At HDR, we know work isn't only about who you work for; it's also about what you do and how you do it. Led by the strength of our values and a culture shaped by employee ownership, we network with each other, build on each other's contributions, and collaborate together to make great things possible.  When you join HDR, we give you license to do the same. We help you take charge of your career, giving you multiple growth opportunities along the way.  

     
    Primary Location
    : United States-Rhode Island
    Other Locations
    : United States-Maine-Portland
    Industry
    : Power
    Schedule
    : Full-time
    Employee Status
    : Regular
    Job Posting
    : Dec 30, 2021

    Business Class: Cultural Resources

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