Posted on
January 19, 2021
Company: SWCA Environmental Consultants
Type: Full Time


SWCA Environmental Consultants is seeking a Cultural Resources Project Manager for our Portland, Oregon office. The Cultural Resources Project Manager is a core member of the Cultural Resources Program, responsible for managing client relationships, supervising staff, successfully winning and executing projects, and leading all aspects of project implementation. This is a regular, full-time, hourly position. This position is a great career growth opportunity for the right candidate to join SWCA's expanding practice.


  • Project implementation to include staffing, fieldwork, research, report writing, and Quality Assurance/ Quality Control (QA/QC) review.
  • Maintain good working relationships with state and federal agency contacts and clients.
  • Nurtures and develops client relationships.
  • Collaborates with SWCA's managers, directors, and principal investigators on technical and business development efforts throughout the company.
  • Maintains SWCA's high standard of scientific ethics and quality assurance and is motivated to identify and resolve problems in creative ways.
  • Collaborate as part of an interdisciplinary team.
  • Assists in the continuing development of SWCA's Cultural Resource Program and expands SWCA's professional reputation in cultural resources consulting and research throughout Oregon and Washington and beyond.


  • Minimum of a Master's degree in Archaeology or Anthropology required.
  • Minimum of three (3) years of experience in cultural resources management (CRM) on a variety of project types, sizes, regions, and agencies, with increasing levels of responsibility.
  • Must demonstrate completion of survey, testing, monitoring, and/or data recovery excavation projects involving archaeological investigations and preparation of final reports consistent with Oregon SHPO and other applicable agency standards for cultural resource reporting.
  • Experience managing CRM projects, including budgets, scheduling, and scopes of work.
  • Emphasis in Pacific NW archaeology and a current technical specialization (i.e. lithic analysis, historical archaeology, GIS, architectural history, etc.) preferred.
  • Experience with NEPA and Section 106 preferred.
  • Meets the Secretary of the Interior's Professional Qualifications Standards in archaeology.
  • Certification as Oregon SHPO Qualified Archaeologist, or able to become qualified and must become certified before hiring.
  • Certification as a Washington DAHP Professional Archaeologist, or able to become qualified and must be certified before hiring.
  • Excellent technical writing skills with a record of completing technical reports in a timely fashion.
  • Ability to adapt quickly to changes in project needs, agency requests, and more.
  • Ability to work independently and collaboratively with a variety of colleagues, clients, and agency representatives.

SWCA Environmental Consultants is a growing employee-owned firm, providing a full spectrum of environmental services. With offices across the United States, SWCA is one of the largest environmental compliance firms and ranks among Engineering News-Record's Top 200 Environmental Firms.

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EOE - women, minorities, individuals with disabilities and veterans are encouraged to apply.

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