Posted on
March 12, 2021
Company: Swift River Environmental Services
Type: Full Time

Job Description:

Swift River Environmental Services is seeking a qualified Historic Archaeologist with significant building experience to provide architectural management support for the Cultural Resources Management Program, under the direction of the Government Cultural Resources Manager (CRM). This support will be focused on the management of historic buildings and historic districts. Significant experience with conducting architectural documentation and consultation is necessary. Training and mentoring will be limited.

Architectural Resource Identification, Evaluation, and Documentation

  • Conducting archival research and fieldwork to inventory, evaluate, and document historic buildings and structures, and conduct building condition assessments.
  • Preparing post-fieldwork documentation, including professional quality survey and assessment reports with project results and building evaluations; State of Arizona Historic Property Inventory forms; photographic documentation; and field records.
  • Drafting correspondence for consultation with the State Historic Preservation Officer (SHPO) regarding determinations of effect and eligibility.
  • Updating existing building databases and archive files to facilitate access to documentation on historic buildings and districts. This includes updating and maintaining data in the Fort Huachuca (FH) GIS system.

This individual will also assist the Cultural Resource Manager with project review and technical advice regarding potential impacts to historic properties, assist in development of Scopes of Work (SOWs) for inventory, evaluation and mitigation projects, develop materials for education, interpretation and outreach to promote historic preservation, and assist in completing the backlog of cultural resource projects.


Architectural support functions shall be performed by person(s) who has a master's degree (MA or MS) from an accredited college or university in historic archaeology, architectural history, art history, history, historic preservation, cultural geography or closely related field. Must meet the Secretary of the Interior’s qualification standards for Historic Preservation and/or Architectural Historian. The contractor shall have professional experience in the field of historic preservation, with demonstrated technical knowledge and expertise in the preservation of properties eligible for or listed on the National Register of Historic Places. This includes knowledge, expertise, and skills in: relevant historic preservation practices, laws, regulations, and the Section 106 and 110 compliance process as they apply to undertakings and management of historic properties, especially the Secretary of Interior’s Standards for the Treatment of Historic Properties (Standards) and their application to historic districts and individual properties; oral and written communication (including demonstrated experience in professional compliance report writing); and computer data, word processing, and geospatial software, specifically the Microsoft Office suite (Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Access, Outlook), and ArcGIS. Contractor must have at least one year of demonstrated technical report writing.

Benefits Include:
401(K) Plan with Employer Match, Health Insurance (medical, dental, and vision), Paid PTO, Flexible Spending Accounts (Health and Dependent Care), Life insurance, Short term and long-term disability, Full Holiday Schedule and more.

This company, its subsidiaries, and joint ventures will provide equal employment opportunities to all persons and prohibits employment decisions based on race, religion, color, creed, national origin, sex, age, disabling condition, political affiliation, protected veteran’s status, or sexual orientation. All selection, hiring, and promotion decisions will be based on valid job-related requirements consistent with performance of the essential functions of the position. This policy is in keeping with Executive Order 11246, as amended, Title IX of the Education Amendments of 1972, the Equal Pay Act of 1963, Sections 503 and 504 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973, the Civil Rights Restoration Act of 1988, the Vietnam Veterans Readjustment Assistance Acts, as amended, and other applicable federal and state laws pursuant to PL 93-638, as amended, preference will be given qualified to the Corporation’s Shareholders, Alaska Natives and American Indians in all phases of employment.

If interested, please contact Duane Peter, Program Manager, Swift River Environmental Services, LLC at or (214) 906-4199.

Submit Resume To:

Swift River Environmental Services
Attention: Duane Peter
, Other (if outside USA or Canada)
(214) 906-4199