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Respected environmental consulting firm seeks a Senior Archaeologist for their firm in North Dakota. The archaeologist must have 7+ years of experience as well as a Master's degree and Plains experience. The company has a fast paced environment with the opportunity to work on many diverse projects. In this role, there would be client contact, multi-tasking on various projects and managing a team of up to 12 people. The company has an excellent reputation and great work environment.
Interested? Please contact:
Duffy Group, Inc.
Contact: Jamie Barrett-Thurston
Company: Duffy Group Inc
For the past three decades, Cultural Resource Analysts, Inc. (CRA) has been recognized as one of the most respected, full-service, cultural resource consulting firms in the United States. Headquartered in Lexington, Kentucky, CRA has offices located throughout the United States. Our mission is to meet the client's needs in the delivery of appropriate, high-quality, cost-effective consulting services in the study of archaeology and the historic built environment. CRA's accomplishments are directly attributable to our core values: excellent service, respecting all people, building strong relationships, honesty, integrity, supporting our employees, and entrepreneurial spirit. To attract and retain the best talent, CRA shares its success with its employees and offers competitive salaries and a generous benefit package. For more information about CRA please visit our website at www.crai-ky.com. CRA is an Equal Opportunity Employer.
CRA's Lexington, Kentucky's office seeks a MA level historical archaeologist with Midwestern U.S. experience. The qualified candidate must have a graduate degree in Anthropology and a minimum of 5 years of experience. Candidate must meet the Secretary of the Interior Standards (36 CFR 61) in archaeology, and should have demonstrated skills in CRM, including supervisory experience on Phase I, II and III projects. Candidate must demonstrate extensive knowledge of Midwestern experience in historical archaeology. Prehistoric archaeological experience is a plus. The candidate will be expected to direct / manage compliance projects for clients in both the public and private sectors, including multiple projects at a time. Expect frequent stays away from the office. Specific duties include working with staff to prepare proposals and budgets, develop scopes of work, oversee projects and manage field crews, conduct analyses, interpret analytical data, and write reports. Ability to use GPS units and electronic theodolite and drive 4-wheel drive vehicles in rough terrain is preferable. The candidate needs to be detail oriented and have excellent verbal and written communication skills, strong organizational skills, and must be technologically proficient including experience with databases. It is imperative that the candidate be able to work 8 to 10 hour days (or longer if necessary) in a variety of conditions. Stooping, bending and lifting are essential functions of this position.
The position is a full-time, salaried position with a full benefit package. Salary is commensurate with experience. Please submit letter of interest, resume, three professional references, and writing sample to Bridgette Robinson via email at email@example.com. 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.
Contact: Bridgette Robinson
Company: Cultural Resource Analysts,Inc
Founded in 1938, KLJ delivers innovative and practical solutions for local, regional and national infrastructure projects. KLJ provides knowledgeable, experienced support for engineering, planning and surveying projects of all sizes in a variety of market sectors. We utilize an integrated practice built on strong regional connections, in-depth local knowledge and responsive personal service that creates strategic advantages for our clients.
As an employee-owned firm, KLJ is committed to creating sustainable environments and providing services that set the standard for quality and client satisfaction.
As a civic leader, KLJ strongly supports the communities we serve. We are committed to helping those in need through sponsorships, participation in charity events, corporate matching for employee charitable contributions and strong support of employee volunteerism.
Kadrmas, Lee & Jackson, Inc. is an employee-owned company who offers competitive compensation, cafeteria benefits including various insurance options, 401k and profit sharing retirement program, and provides an environment for personal and professional growth.
A Masters or PhD in anthropology or archaeology is required. Permit eligible with the BLM, BIA, and all other federal agencies in the Great Plains culture area is essential. A minimum of 2 years of supervisory experience is necessary and experience in the Great Plains or Midwest is highly desired. Demonstrated ability to manage projects from creation to completion. The ability to write and produce professional quality reports is essential. Commitment to flexible assignments and work schedule; travel is required. The individual must interact with people at all levels and communicate effectively. Strong computer skills, detail-oriented, self-starter, problem solver, leadership, organizational, communication, and interpersonal skills are essential. Willingness to assist with interdisciplinary duties that may be needed to deliver quality services on schedule.
Ability to handle projects in a variety of geographic settings and in multiple jurisdictions.
Must meet the requirements of the Secretary of the Interior to qualify as an archaeological Principal Investigator.
Must work well in a team-based environment.
The Archaeologist III functions as a Principal Investigator/Project Manager and is responsible for the coordination and supervision of cultural resource management projects. Responsibilities include coordinating field work with multiple Principal Investigators, leading field crews, training crew chiefs, preparing documentation detailing fieldwork, project design, scoping projects and proposals.
Additional responsibilities include:
Providing communication with the other Principal Investigators.
Assisting with scheduling crews in a dynamic and fast-paced work environment.
Communicate effectively with clients
Develop, manage, and adhere to project schedules, budgets, profitability, and client satisfaction for multiple projects.
Writing and producing reports detailing the results of the fieldwork
Making recommendations to federal agencies and clients regarding the status of cultural resources identified during fieldwork
Interpreting the archaeological record
Interest and participation in building the company is expected, and may entail developing and using skills across disciplinary boundaries.
Support the Work Group Leader and Practice Area Leader, follow company protocols, and work toward company goals.
Regularly work in extreme weather conditions and terrain.
Provide quality control on all project work.
Provide all services in a legal and ethical manner.
Exercise independent thinking, creativity, and initiative in the performance of these duties.
Must project a professional, positive attitude and exercise confidentiality.
Work effectively both independently and as team member.
Understand, interpret, participate in, and implement company-mandated safety policies.
Travel is an essential aspect of this position, with the expectation of extended time in the field during the field season.
Description: Qualifications for the position include:
B.A. or B.S. in Architectural History, History, Anthropology, or a related discipline
M.A. or M.S. is highly preferred
Sufficient experience to be listed on agency permits in at least one of MAC's operating regions
Working knowledge of the history of one or more of MAC's areas of operation
Experience writing and producing professional quality reports. Writing samples may be requested from candidates
Active first aid/CPR certification is preferred, but not required
Able to meet the physical requirements of the job (working in often very hot or very cold conditions, lifting up to 40 lbs., walking long distances with gear, etc.)
This position is hourly and temporary. Project locations may be in North Dakota, South Dakota, Montana, or adjacent states and include all phases of archaeological work (i.e., survey, testing, and data recovery). Projects may require extended field time, typically on a 9 days on, 5 days off schedule, although schedules will vary from project to project. During such projects, hotel lodgings are paid directly by the company. When possible single rooms are provided, although on rare occasions double occupancy may be necessary. In some cases, camping may be required. Per Diem is typically $46. MAC also offers a variety of benefits including AFLAC insurance policies for our temporary employees that can be taken with you when your employment ends.
Wages are commensurate with educational level and work experience.
If you are interested please apply online at our website: http://www.metcalfarchaeology.com; or email your resume/CV and cover letter to: firstname.lastname@example.org.
Metcalf Archaeological Consultants is an equal opportunity employer and a 100% employee-owned firm that values our employees!
Hiring contact: Kimball Banks
Address: 531 Airport Rd. Ste. C, Bismarck, ND 58504
Web address: www.metcalfarchaeology.com
Company: Metcalf Archaeological Consultants
Address: 531 Airport Road Ste C
City: Bismark , State: ND Zip: 58504
The Thomas Jefferson Foundation seeks a Field Archaeologist responsible for daily, on-site supervision of fieldwork for ongoing research initiatives devoted to landscape and household dynamics on the 2500-acre core of Jefferson's Monticello Plantation, as well as projects to meet preservation and restoration needs. Key responsibilities include insuring the recovery of high-quality data in the field and their accurate, complete, and timely digitization following departmental and DAACS protocols, stratigraphic analysis, and participation in the authorship of reports, papers, posters, and publications. The ideal candidate will combine attention to detail, strong organizational and computing skills with practical expertise in archaeological fieldwork. Knowledge soils, sediments, stratigraphy, and geoarchaeology is essential. Requirements include a B.A. in anthropology or related field with emphasis on archaeology, a minimum of three years' experience in archaeological field research, and one year in a supervisory capacity. An M.A.is preferred. This is a full-time position, with benefits. Your application should include a cover letter, C.V. with names and contact information for three references, salary requirements, and a recent writing sample. Application materials should be emailed to email@example.com. Review of applications begins June 1, 2013.
Company: The Thomas Jefferson Foundation
Pacific Legacy, Inc. has an immediate opening for a Senior Historical Archaeologist to help us build our historical archaeology program. This is a permanent, full-time position. The position would be based out of one of our California offices, located in El Dorado Hills, Berkeley, Arnold, Lancaster, or San Diego. We seek an individual with a Ph.D. or M.A. in Anthropology/Archaeology or closely related field, with a required focus in historical archaeology of California and the western U. S., preferably with an interest in 19th and 20th century research issues and material culture. Experience in Hawaii or other states in a plus.
-Expertise (at least five years experience) at the managerial and supervisory levels
Intimate knowledge of NHPA Section 106 compliance
Ability to meet the Secretary of the Interior's Standards for a Principal Investigator in historical archaeology
Experience conducting cultural resource inventory and evaluation studies, preparing and executing data recovery plans, and preparing technical and cost proposals for CRM projects
Demonstrated history of meeting project budget and schedule requirements
Ability to communicate effectively with project teams and with a variety of clients in the public and private sectors
Excellent writing skills
Excellent leadership skills
A record of professional publication and presentation (preferred)
A competitive salary will be negotiated, based on experience. A generous benefits package includes vacation, holidays, medical/dental, life and 401k. Pacific Legacy Inc. is an Equal Opportunity Employer. Additional information can be found at: www.pacificlegacy.com.
Please provide a CV and cover letter to Michael Bever at firstname.lastname@example.org or the mailing address below.
Michael R. Bever
Pacific Legacy, Inc.
PO Box 421282
San Diego, CA 92142
Contact: Michael R. Bever
Company: Pacific Legacy, Inc.
Address: PO Box 421282
City: San Diego , State: CA Zip: 92142
Provide environmental services for KLJ projects in a timely, accurate, and cost effective manner.
· Provide direction, review, and support to the group by leading projects; assuring proper practices and techniques
· Create, review and coordinate reports, documents, and other data for quality control
· Coordinate with Federal and State Agencies
· Assist with project scope, estimates, schedules, reports, environmental impacts, permits, and contracts
· Utilize effective written and oral communication.
· Must have a valid driver’s license and be able to operate motorized vehicles
· Perform field studies
· Coordinate environmental workload
· Speak at conferences
· Community environmental education
· A Bachelor’s Degree in Environmental studies or closely related field and 5-10 years of experience is required.
· Specialized field training, including wetland delineation training, migratory bird survey training, botanical surveys, GIS training, wildlife hazard management training is preferred.
Hours and Travel
This position requires the individual work 40+ hours per week with 90% of the time spent in the office and 10% in the field.
The physical demands described represent those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities.
The employee is regularly required to:
· Sit, stand, walk, stoop, kneel, crouch, and crawl
· Use hands to finger, handle, or feel objects, tools, or controls; and reach with hands and arms
· Talk or hear and communicate clearly
The employee must:
· Be able to walk on uneven terrain up to ten miles per day
· Frequently lift and move up to 25 pounds and occasionally lift and move up to 75 pounds
Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, color vision, depth perception, and the ability to adjust focus.
Temple University, Department of Anthropology invites applications for a full-time, non-tenure-track, three year position, with the possibility of renewal, at the rank of Assistant Professor (Teaching/Instructional) in collections management/museum studies, ideally with a specialty in archaeological collections, to serve as the Director of the Anthropology Laboratory, beginning August 1, 2014.
The Anthropology Laboratory houses 304 collections; most are from prehistoric and historic period archaeological sites in the Middle Atlantic region, but also from Central and South America, as well as ethnographic collections from North and South America, and Oceania. Teaching responsibilities would be two classes per semester, primarily in the fields of archaeology and museum studies. This position is a 12- month position, with museum/curation duties across the summer months. Requirements include a Ph.D., knowledge of collections management software, a strong record of museum/collection management, and teaching experience.
Candidates are expected to demonstrate enthusiasm for and commitment to undergraduate teaching and mentorship, and dedication to program development. Candidates must clearly exhibit excellence in museum-related fields. Candidates should submit a current Curriculum Vita, a teaching statement, a letter of interest and the names and email addresses of three individuals prepared to speak to their professional qualifications for this position.
Applications should be sent to: Paul Farnsworth, Ph.D., Chair, Department of Anthropology, Room 209, Gladfelter Hall, 1115 Polett Walk, Temple University, Philadelphia, PA 19122. Email: email@example.com. Review of applications will begin immediately and will continue until the position is filled. Temple University is an equal opportunity employer and encourages applicants from underrepresented groups.
Company: Temple University
The invites applications for a permanent, full-time position as Research Station Archeologist to begin as soon as possible. The position is based at Southern Arkansas University in Magnolia, Arkansas.
Description: This is a full-time, 12-month appointment. The station archeologist will develop an active research program in southwest Arkansas and will write grants to support research efforts. The SAU research station archeologist is required to teach two undergraduate anthropology/archeology courses (or perform equivalent service) each spring semester, develop small-scale museum exhibits for the campus, and work closely with campus administration and faculty. The station archeologist provides support to the Kadohadacho Chapter of the Arkansas Archeological Society. Other Society related duties include participating in the annual June training program for amateurs sponsored by the Survey and the Society, and attending the Society’s annual meeting in September. In addition, the station archeologist will provide technical support and advice to federal, state, and local agencies, descendant communities, and members of the public as requested. Routine station operations include care of archeological collections from southwestern Arkansas, maintenance of site and project information for the area, updating existing site file information and recording new sites in the state database, and supervising one station assistant.
The person hired will have a research title in the Department of Anthropology, University of Arkansas-Fayetteville and can chair and serve on graduate committees. There is opportunity for promotion, but Survey positions are not tenured. For information on the Arkansas Archeological Survey, visit http://www.arkansasarcheology.org. Qualifications: A PhD in anthropology or archeology is required. Publications, fieldwork and research experience in the Southeast or Mid-South and experience in museum exhibit preparation is preferred. Salary: Anticipated annual starting salary is $45,000 with full benefits. Starting date is negotiable. Review of applicants will begin in June, 2014 and continue until the position is filled. Application process begins here: https://jobs.uark.edu/applicants/jsp/shared/Welcome_css.jsp For further information, contact: Dr. George Sabo III Director, Arkansas Archeological Survey firstname.lastname@example.org 479-575-3556 The Arkansas Archeological Survey is an independent unit of the University of Arkansas System.
The University of Arkansas is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. The University welcomes applications without regard to age, race, gender, national origin, disability, religion, marital or parental status, veteran status, genetic information or sexual orientation. Applicants must have proof of legal authority to work in the United States and are subject to public disclosure under the Arkansas Freedom of Information Act.
Company: University of Arkansas
Cardno JFNew is seeking a seasonal Archaeological Field Technician. The position will primarily consist of fieldwork, but may include exposure to a wide range of other duties including: research, laboratory analysis, and preparation of reports and consultation documentation. Responsibilities may include, but are not limited to:
Perform archaeological fieldwork tasks including: controlled surface survey; shovel test survey; and excavation.
Cleans, inventories, and labels artifacts recovered from surface collection and excavation.
Assist in conducting background research and preparing reports of archaeological investigations.
B.A. in anthropology/archaeology or related field with sufficient experience.
Minimum 2-5 years of experience conducting archaeological survey and excavation.
Very comfortable using Microsoft Office software (Word, Excel, PowerPoint) as well as Adobe Acrobat
Experience using a Trimble and associated software
Ability to complete physically demanding tasks in remote areas and/or humid continental climate, including walking, hiking, carrying loads up to 50 pounds, and digging
Frequent out-of-town travel, potentially for extended periods of time
Requires effective communication between coworkers
Qualified applicants should exhibit strong technical skills, good communication skills, and feel comfortable making decisions in the field. Desired Qualifications:
5+ years of professional experience preferred >Working knowledge of GIS; especially ArcPad
Strong knowledge and experience working with Section 106 of National Historic Preservation Act; NEPA experience is a plus, as is FERC, DOD, FHWA, or USACE project experience.
Experience writing and producing technical reports for SHPO or other agency review * Please note that selected candidates will be required to pass drug, background and reference screenings. Cardno JFNew is an Equal Employment Opportunity and Affirmative Action Employer. To apply, go to: https://re12.ultipro.com/CARDNO/JobBoard/JobDetails.aspx?__ID=*93A3ECAAF73C9583
Company: Cardno JFNew
ERM is seeking a cultural heritage practitioner with background as an Archaeologist for our Washington, DC office. The position will support a variety of cultural heritage projects, including survey and excavation projects, desktop research, and impact assessments. Assignments will be both domestic and international. Most of the work would be carried out in English, but ability to work in Spanish and/or French would be highly desirable. This is an excellent opportunity for a junior professional looking to advance his or her career level with a global environmental leader.
· Conduct research and writing for cultural heritage components of ESHIA, NHPA Section 106, and NEPA documents under the direction of the supervisor and other senior specialists working for a range of private sector and government clients.
· Perform literature review, field reconnaissance, field surveys, and excavation for archaeological studies.
Provide technical consulting skills to support the growth of ERM’s business and client base in the area of archaeology and cultural heritage.
· Interact with other ERM practice areas to share multi-disciplinary resources and best practices across the country.
· Represent ERM through communications and at meetings with state, federal and local agencies.
· Communicate regularly with clients via email and phone conferences.
· Creatively solve problems to optimize a client-favorable outcome.
· Assist with preparing proposals to meet client needs. REQUIREMENTS:
· Master’s degree in Anthropology or related field. · Minimum of 1 year of related consulting experience.
· Experience with GIS applications, remote sensing, and other geospatial techniques as applied to cultural heritage and other disciplines are required.
· Must meet the Secretary of the Interior’s Professional Standards for Archaeology to perform duties for NHPA Section 106 and NEPA compliance, pertaining especially to undertakings by multiple Federal agencies.
· Fluency in French and/or Spanish a plus.
· Extensive fieldwork experience with the ability to work within the US and internationally. · Demonstrated ability to carry research to completion.
· Excellent communication and computer skills.
· Ability to work within a team as well as independently.
· Extensive travel required.
TO APPLY: Please submit your resume and brief cover letter below. Qualified candidates will be contacted by email, and requested to complete a pre-interview questionnaire. Based on review of these responses, shortlisted candidates will be invited for interviews. Thank you for your interest in ERM! Link to job posting: http://ch.tbe.taleo.net/CH09/ats/careers/requisition.jsp?org=ERMGINC&cws=1&rid=8149 Emily K. Ralph Recruiting Coordinator, Boston ERM
Position Purpose Assist with environmental services for KLJ projects in a timely, accurate, and cost effective manner.
· Assist with creating and coordinating reports, documents, permits and other data
· Complete field and environmental planning work under supervision of the project manager or supervisor
· Compliant with KLJ quality standards
· Utilize effective written and oral communication Responsibilities
· May attend meetings internally or with external and federal, state, and local agencies Qualifications
· Pursuing a four year degree in Environmental studies or closely related field
· Experience level is 0 or more years
· Must have a valid driver’s license and be able to operate motorized vehicles Physical
Requirements The physical demands described represent those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities. The employee is regularly required to:
· Sit, stand, walk, stoop, kneel, crouch, and crawl
· Use hands to finger, handle, or feel objects, tools, or controls; and reach with hands and arms
· Talk or hear and communicate clearly The employee must:
· Be able to walk on uneven terrain up to ten miles per day
· Frequently lift and move up to 25 pounds and occasionally lift and move up to 75 pounds Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, color vision, depth perception, and the ability to adjust focus. Hours and Travel This position requires the individual work 40 or more hours per week with 10% of the time spent in the office and 90% in the field. EOE/Minorities/Females/Vet/Disability
ERM is seeking a cultural heritage practitioner with background as a Staff Archaeologist for our Washington, DC office. The position will support a variety of cultural heritage projects, including survey and excavation projects, desktop research, and impact assessments.
Assignments will be both domestic and international. Most of the work would be carried out in English, but ability to work in Spanish and/or French would be highly desirable. This is an excellent opportunity for a junior professional looking to advance his or her career level with a global environmental leader.
·Conduct research and writing for cultural heritage components of ESHIA, NHPA Section 106, and NEPA documents under the direction of the supervisor and other senior specialists working for a range of private sector and government clients.
·Perform literature review, field reconnaissance, field surveys, and excavation for archaeological studies.
·Provide technical consulting skills to support the growth of ERM’s business and client base in the area of archaeology and cultural heritage.
·Interact with other ERM practice areas to share multi-disciplinary resources and best practices across the country.
·Represent ERM through communications and at meetings with state, federal and local agencies.
·Communicate regularly with clients via email and phone conferences.
·Creatively solve problems to optimize a client-favorable outcome.
·Assist with preparing proposals to meet client needs. REQUIREMENTS:
·Master’s degree in Anthropology or related field.
· Minimum of 1 year of related consulting experience.
·Experience with GIS applications, remote sensing, and other geospatial techniques as applied to cultural heritage and other disciplines are required.
·Must meet the Secretary of the Interior’s Professional Standards for Archaeology to perform duties for NHPA Section 106 and NEPA compliance, pertaining especially to undertakings by multiple Federal agencies.
·Fluency in French and/or Spanish a plus. ·Extensive fieldwork experience with the ability to work within the US and internationally.
·Demonstrated ability to carry research to completion.
·Excellent communication and computer skills.
·Ability to work within a team as well as independently.
·Extensive travel required. TO APPLY: Link to job posting: http://ch.tbe.taleo.net/CH09/ats/careers/requisition.jsp?org=ERMGINC&cws=1&rid=8149
Please submit your resume and brief cover letter below. Qualified candidates will be contacted by email, and requested to complete a pre-interview questionnaire. Based on review of these responses, shortlisted candidates will be invited for interviews.
Thank you for your interest in ERM! Environmental Resources Management (ERM) is a leading global provider of environmental, health, safety, risk, social consulting and sustainability related services. We have more than 5,000 people in over 40 countries working out of more than 150 offices. ERM is committed to providing a service that is consistent, professional and of the highest quality to create value for our clients. Over the past five years we have worked for more than 50 percent of the Global Fortune 500 delivering innovative solutions for business and selected government clients helping them understand and manage the sustainability challenges that the world is increasingly facing. Our people are outstanding, our workplace is energized! And we continuously strive to be the preferred place for environmental and other professionals to build meaningful and rewarding careers. ERM is an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, religion, color, national origin, sex, age, status as a protected veteran, or status as a qualified individual with disability. EEO Employer/Vet/Disabled ERM does not accept recruiting agency resumes. Please do not forward resumes to our jobs alias, ERM employees or any other company location. ERM is not responsible for any fees related to unsolicited resumes.
TITLE: Cultural Preservation Specialist - ARCHEOLOGIST LOCATION: Delaware Division of Parks and Recreation Cultural Resources Unit 152 S. State Street, Dover DE 19901
SALARY: The position is a contractual (non-merit) position with Delaware State Parks renewed on a year- to-year basis. Salary range is $38,515 - $48,144.
BENEFITS: Benefits include medical, dental, disability and life insurance.
CLOSING DATE: August 11, 2014
Candidates must be familiar with the National Historic Preservation Act (NHPA), have experience with Section 106 compliance work, and general archeological practices. Although the position is assigned to the State of Delaware’s Cultural Resources Unit in the Division of Parks and Recreation, the qualified candidate will also serve as the staff archaeologist for the rest of the Department of Natural Resources and Environmental Control (DNREC) and will serve as liaison to the Delaware State Historic Preservation Office (SHPO) in all matters concerning Section 106 reviews for DNREC projects. The position will plan and review Phase II/III archeology investigations and reports prepared by contractors. When necessary, this position may also schedule, manage and conduct fieldwork and documentation associated with small Phase I archaeological projects on state property. The candidate needs to be detail oriented and have excellent verbal and written communication skills, strong organizational skills, and must be technologically proficient including experience with databases. There must be a documented ability to work collaboratively and communicate effectively with various project teams and a variety of clients in the public and private sectors and handle concurrent assignments. Although this position will work out of the Delaware State Parks headquarters office in Dover, it will involve travel throughout the State of Delaware (although not typically entailing overnight stays).
The Cultural Preservation Specialist (Archaeologist) will be responsible for performing the following: Duties and Responsibilities:
• Must meet the Secretary of the Interior’s Professional Qualification Standards for Archaeology to perform duties for NHPA Section 106 and NEPA compliance, pertaining especially to undertakings by natural resource-based state government agencies
• Review, respond to, and manage Section 106 consultation requests from within DNREC including providing scope of work to and evaluating reports from contractors and fielding questions from vested parties
• Develop scopes of work for and direct the activities of cultural resource consultants on behalf of DNREC
• Ensure all cultural resource work carried out on behalf of DNREC meets federal and state standards and guidelines
• Work with federal and state agencies to develop and implement Programmatic Agreements • Manage and maintain Section 106 and other cultural resource management reports and databases
• Travel to field sites as needed to meet with DNREC staff, contractors, and other interested parties
• Work with DNREC and SHPO GIS specialists to update and maintain archeological site documentation electronically
• When necessary, schedule, manage and conduct fieldwork associated with small Phase I archeological projects
• Assist in and enhance Delaware State Parks programming by aiding interpretive staff in writing, reviewing, and/or presenting on various public history topics as needed or requested • Review and comment on agency preservation initiatives
• Serve as a technical resource/consultant regarding historic preservation practices
• Supervise and manage any volunteer, intern, or temporary seasonal staff in accomplishing field, lab, or office work as appropriate
Required Skills and Experience:
The ideal candidate will have at least the following education and experience: MA/MS in archeology, anthropology, or closely related field and also meet, or exceed, the professional qualification requirements for Archeology under the Secretary of the Interior’s Standards (see http://www.cr.nps.gov/local- law/arch_stnds_9.htm) Good knowledge of federal historic preservation laws, regulations, and policies, including the Secretary of the Interior’s Standards and Guidelines for Archaeology and Historic Preservation Strong knowledge and at least 2 years of professional experience with Section 106 review. Ability to conduct unsupervised historical research using primary sources High level of proficiency with Microsoft Office products (Word, Excel, and PowerPoint). Working knowledge of GIS software (ArcMap 10.x) and other geospatial techniques as applied to cultural resource management. Ability to climb ladders, stoop, bend, lift; also, ability to walk on uneven, sandy, or muddy terrain is essential. Have or be able to obtain a valid Driver’s License and be able to operate State of Delaware Fleet Rental vehicles Preferred Skills and Experience Tribal consultation as part of the Section 106 process. Knowledge of state laws pertaining to archaeology and related topics Knowledge of architectural history and experience reviewing architectural surveys and National Register of Historic Places nominations. Public presentation or interpretive background involving public history or archaeology topics. Historic and pre-contact archaeology experience. Experience with and interest in the material culture of the Mid-Atlantic region. Applicants interested in applying for this position are encouraged to submit letter of inquiry, 3 professional references, and resume that outlines relevant and qualifying experience and education to:
Jim Hall Chief of Cultural Resources
Delaware State Parks
152 S. State Street
Dover, DE 19901
The State of Delaware is an Equal Opportunity Employer.
Company: Delaware Division of parks and Recreation