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  • 11/19/2020 10:26 | AAC Admin (Administrator)

    WestLand Resources Inc., is actively seeking an experienced field director/project manager to oversee archaeological survey, testing and data recovery projects throughout Arizona and New Mexico. The successful candidate can work out of WestLand's Phoenix or Tucson office.

    WestLand's cultural resources consulting practice specializes in archaeological surveys, monitoring, archaeological testing, and data recovery projects for a variety of clients throughout the Southwest.WestLand's staff members are well versed in city, state, and federal procedures and policies. The successful candidate will have to be able to be permitted by the Arizona State Museum as a Project Director and should hold additional Forest Service and BLM permits.

    REQUIREMENTS

    • Master's degree in Archaeology, Anthropology, or related field. Bachelor's degree in Archaeology,

    Anthropology, or related field AND additional years of experience may substitute Master's degree.

    • A Minimum of two years supervisory experience in the American Southwest
    • Previous experience writing technical archaeological reports.
    • Ability to work in a fast paced and creative environment.
    • Ability to travel for assignments
    • Previous experience managing budgets and schedules for a variety of cultural resources
    • Business development and proposal development experience

    Essential Duties

    • Project Management
    • Supervise field crews
    • Conduct and Oversee Class III Cultural Resource Surveys
    • Conduct eligibility testing projects
    • Conduct archaeological Data Recovery Projects
    • Other related duties as assigned

    At WestLand, our purpose is to sustain a friendly, inspired company, where dedicated people work together to create exceptional outcomes. We pride ourselves on providing a work environment that is relaxed and collaborative, while supporting the highest standards for project delivery and work product quality. Our team approach to both project and staff development naturally fosters a tight-knit environment of uniquely skilled and experienced professionals, learning from and helping one another. 

    Westland is committed to creating a diverse environment and is proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer. We invite applications from all interested parties including women, minorities, veterans and persons with disabilities. We maintain a drug-free workplace and perform pre-employment substance abuse testing.

    To learn more about WestLand Resources, please visit our website at www.WestLandresources.com


  • 11/18/2020 11:58 | AAC Admin (Administrator)
    AZMP-21-10947506-KJV

    The Bureau of Land Management is recruiting to fill the following vacancies:

    Title: Archeologist

    Series/Grade: GS-0193-09/11

    Locations: Safford, AZ, Elko, NV, Las Vegas, NV, Tonopah, NV, and Winnemucca, NV

    Open: 11/10/2020 --- Closes: 11/17/2020

    Who May Apply: All current career/career-conditional or former federal employees with reinstatement eligibility; Veterans’ Employment Opportunity Act (VEOA); Land Management Workforce Flexibility Act (LMWFA) and former Public Land Corps (PLC) eligible. Individuals with Disabilities; CTAP and ICTAP eligibles within the local commuting area.

    Announcement Number:

    AZMP-21-10947506-KJV

    DE Info:

    Who May Apply: All U.S. Citizens – No previous Federal Service is required; CTAP and ICTAP candidates within the local commuting area.

    Announcement Number:

    AZDE-21-10947507-KJV


  • 11/13/2020 12:56 | AAC Admin (Administrator)

    https://hdr.taleo.net/careersection/ex/jobdetail.ftl?job=159383&lang=en#.X66fZp5Hl18.link#.X66fZp5Hl18.link

    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.

    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.

    Primary Responsibilities

    In the role of Cultural Resource Specialist 2, a mid-level cultural resources position, we’ll count on you to:

    • Provide support to and work with senior-level cultural resources staff on all aspects of cultural resources projects
    • Supervise field crews in archaeological monitoring, survey, testing, and data recovery
    • Write and review technical reports at a professional level
    • Assist with preparation of research designs, agreement documents, Historic Property Treatment Plans, and Section 106 consultations.
    • Perform archaeological fieldwork independently
    • Conduct background and archival research
    • Make National Register of Historic Places site evaluations and recommendations for treatment
    • Demonstrate a commitment to data confidentiality agreements and professional ethics standards
    • Demonstrate an interest and willingness to learn and accept increasing responsibility for tasks
    • Perform other duties as needed *LI-JF1

    Keywords: Cultural Resources Specialist 2, 159383, archaeological, archaeologist, archaeology, anthropology, anthropologist, National Historic Preservation Act (NHPA),


    Required Qualifications

    • Master's degree in Archaeology, Anthropology  or closely related field
    • 5+ years experience in cultural resource management in Arizona or adjacent states
    • Meet Secretary of Interior qualifications;
    • demonstrated knowledge of Arizona prehistory and history and material culture;
    • Demonstrated experience writing technical reports, and, ability to write at a professional level.
    • Candidates should have demonstrated understanding of Section 106 of the National Historic Preservation Act (NHPA),
    • Experience conducting and supervising fieldwork, research, interpretation of field data, QC reviews, and the regulatory framework for cultural resource management in Arizona. 
    • The candidate will have strong communication skills and the ability to work closely with clients, contractors, and fellow employees.
    • Candidates must be able to perform physically demanding tasks in adverse environmental conditions (e.g., rugged terrain, remote locations, hot and cold temperatures). 
    • Candidates should also have good organizational skills, a positive attitude, strong work ethic, and willingness to learn and execute new tasks.
    • Excellent oral and written communication skills
    • Experience with Microsoft Office Suite
    • Must demonstrate knowledge of and experience with project compliance-related activities including consultation, quality assurance and reviews
    • Willingness to work under varied weather conditions
    • Successful candidates must be familiar with field study design and documentation, regulatory framework for cultural resource management, and GIS utilities
    • An attitude and commitment to being an active participant of our employee-owned culture is a must

    Preferred Qualifications

    • GIS Software experience
    • Experience with transportation projects

    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.  


  • 11/08/2020 14:41 | AAC Admin (Administrator)

    We are currently seeking resumes from qualified Archaeological Technicians for our Phoenix, Arizona office. The role will be to assist in completion of archaeological field projects (survey, monitoring, excavation) for AZTEC’s Cultural Resource Group.

    Duties:

    • Perform archaeological research and conduct site file searches at federal, state, tribal, and private repositories
    • Assist with all types of archaeological investigations (survey, monitoring, testing, data recovery)
    • Apply standardize field methods and complete field forms thoroughly and accurately
    • Assist with lab work
    • Communicate effectively and work closely with fellow employees

    Archaeological Technician- Required Skills:

    • BA or BS in anthropology, archaeology, or closely related field
    • Completion of academic-sponsored field school or minimum of 6 months experience in CRM
    • Previous experience performing archaeological excavation
    • Ability to perform fieldwork in adverse conditions (rugged terrain, remote locations, hot and cold temperatures, arid environments, dense vegetation) and carry up to 25 pounds of equipment
    • Excellent oral and written communication skills
    • Ability and willingness to travel
    • Reliable transportation, good driving record
    • Experience collecting field data using ESRI Collector software is preferred


    https://www.aztec.us/careers/#1603479975709-b5f882aa-dbee

  • 11/08/2020 14:39 | AAC Admin (Administrator)

    We are currently seeking resumes from qualified Project Directors for our Phoenix, Arizona office. The role will be to successfully complete archaeological projects in support of AZTEC’s growing Cultural Resources Group.

    Duties:

    • Work independently or as part of a team with minimal supervision
    • Perform archaeological research and conduct site file searches online and at federal, state, and tribal repositories
    • Direct and participate in all types of archaeological investigations
    • Develop and adhere to budgets and schedules
    • Supervise and mentor junior staff
    • Complete technical reports, consultation letters, work plans, scopes of work, and cost proposals
    • Perform National/Arizona Register eligibility evaluations and make significance/project effect/treatment recommendations
    • Review technical reports and consultation letters
    • Prepare graphics using Esri GIS mapping software
    • Assist clients with federal/state/tribal/local cultural resource compliance
    • Coordinate with subconsultants and vendors
    • Communicate effectively and work closely with fellow employees
    • Perform travel that may include overnight stays for an extended period

    Project Director- Required Skills:

    • MA/MS in anthropology, archaeology, or closely related field
    • Minimum of 10 years Southwestern experience; 2 years PD & report preparation experience
    • Ability to work independently with minimal supervision
    • Demonstrated knowledge of Southwest prehistory and/or history, current archaeological field methods, SHPA and AAA, Section 106/ARPA compliance, and understanding of other federal/state/tribal/local cultural resource laws/regulations
    • Demonstrated experience directing survey, monitoring, and testing and data recovery excavations
    • Meet ASM, RPA and SOI requirements
    • Reliable personal transportation, good driving record
    • Excellent oral/written communication skills
    • Ability/willingness to travel for overnight/out of town fieldwork

    Other Requirements:

    • Experience with ESRI GIS mapping software
    • Experience collecting field data using ESRI Collector software is preferred
    • Experience performing artifact analysis (ceramic, flaked stone, or faunal) or analysis of human remains
    https://www.aztec.us/careers/#1602281394486-dae3a898-ba71


  • 11/08/2020 14:27 | AAC Admin (Administrator)

    We are currently seeking resumes from qualified Principal Investigators for our Phoenix, Arizona or Irvine, California office. The role will be to successfully complete archaeological projects in support of AZTEC’s growing Cultural Resources Group, mentor staff members, and assist group and division managers with project oversight.

    Duties:

    • Work independently or as part of a team with minimal supervision
    • Perform archaeological research and conduct site file searches online and at federal, state, and tribal repositories
    • Direct and participate in all types of archaeological investigations
    • Develop and adhere to scopes, budgets, and schedules
    • Supervise and mentor junior staff
    • Complete and/or review technical reports, work plans, consultation letters, agreement documents, scopes of work, and cost proposals
    • Perform National/Arizona and/or California Register eligibility evaluations and make significance/project effect/treatment recommendations
    • Prepare graphics using Esri GIS mapping software
    • Assist clients with federal/state/tribal/local cultural resource compliance and government-to-government consultation
    • Coordinate with subconsultants and vendors
    • Communicate effectively and work closely with fellow employees
    • Perform travel that may include overnight stays for an extended period

    Principal Investigator- Required Skills:

    • MA/MS in anthropology, archaeology, or closely related field
    • Minimum of 15 years Southwestern or Southern CA experience; 4 years relevant supervisory & report preparation experience
    • Ability to work independently with minimal supervision
    • Demonstrated knowledge of Southwest or Southern CA prehistory and/or history, current archaeological field methods, SHPA and AAA, NEPA/CEQA, Section 106/ARPA compliance, California AB 52 (2014), and understanding of other federal/state/tribal/local cultural resource laws/regulations
    • Demonstrated experience directing survey, monitoring, and testing and data recovery excavations
    • Meet ASM, RPA, and SOI requirements
    • Reliable personal transportation, good driving record
    • Excellent oral/written communication skills
    • Ability/willingness to travel for overnight/out of town fieldwork

    Other Requirements:

    • Experience with Esri GIS mapping software
    • Experience collecting field data using ESRI Collector software is preferred
    • Experience performing artifact analysis (ceramic, flaked stone, or faunal) or analysis of human remains

    https://www.aztec.us/careers/#1559770910419-70bde7b2-aab9

  • 10/18/2020 20:25 | AAC Admin (Administrator)

    The Maxwell Museum of Anthropology at the University of New Mexico seeks a Director for the Office of Contract Archeology (OCA) to lead a dedicated staff conducting innovative cultural resources management research in a University setting. Since its founding in 1973, the OCA has taken a leading role in innovative interdisciplinary cultural resource studies throughout the state of New Mexico and adjacent regions. Working with a diversity of clients, including Federal, State, Municipal and Tribal agencies, the OCA has a distinguished record of developing scientifically based management solutions for projects of all sizes and contributes to the training of undergraduate and graduate students in cultural resource management and archaeological practice.

    Position Summary

    Under indirect supervision from the Director of the Maxwell Museum of Anthropology, the OCA Director (formal University administrative title Associate Director, Maxwell Museum) provides integrated management and professional leadership to the Office of Contract Archeology. Establishes and implements organizational goals and operating procedures for the OCA. Directs, coordinates and oversees multiple contract/grant funded research projects and programs, working with diverse clients, governmental agencies, community members and University programs, offices, and faculty and staff. Plans and manages annual budgets for the organization. Develops strategies for generating revenues and resources for the OCA. Provides professional and technical leadership and mentoring to a team of 8-12 full-time and 10+ part-time staff and student employees. Oversees and directs participation in professional conferences and publications, above and beyond the production of contract and grant deliverables. For more information on the UNM OCA visit https://oca.unm.edu/

    See the Position Description for additional information.

    Minimum Qualification

    Doctorate degree in a related Archeological field; at least 5 years of experience directly related to the duties and responsibilities specified.

    Completed degree(s) from an accredited institution that are above the minimum education requirement may be substituted for experience on a year for year basis.

    Preferred Qualifications

    • Record of conducting substantive archaeological research in the context of cultural resource management programs.
    • Demonstrated ability to consistently obtain and manage cultural resource management contracts and grants as Principal Investigator and/or program director.
    • Experience supervising staff (>15 persons) and large projects.
    • Knowledge of the archaeology of the greater Southwest, particularly of New Mexico.
    • Knowledge of federal, state, and tribal cultural resource laws and regulations.
    • Demonstrated experience of successful interactions with diverse clients, government agencies, and communities, and University students, programs and administrative units.
    • Record of publications including professional journals and technical publications, and record of presentations at professional conferences and meetings.

    Campus: Main - Albuquerque, NM

    Department: Maxwell Museum, Office of Contract Archeology (937C)

    Employment Type: Staff

    Staff Type: Regular - Full-Time

    Status: Exempt

    Pay: $4,738.93 - $7,108.40 (Depending Upon Education and Experience)

    Benefits Eligible: This is a benefits eligible position. The University of New Mexico provides a comprehensive package of benefits including medical, dental, vision, and life insurance. In addition, UNM offers educational benefits through the tuition remission and dependent education programs. See the Benefits home page for a more information.

    Best Consideration Date: 11/18/2020

    Application Instructions: Only applications submitted through the official UNMJobs site will be accepted. If you are viewing this job advertisement on a 3rd party site, please visit UNMJobs to submit an application.

    Please include a letter of interest, a current resume/CV, three writing samples (one professional publication, one technical report, and one of your choosing), and names and contact information for at least 3 references.

    Positions posted with a Staff Type of Regular or Term are eligible for the Veteran Preference Program.

    See the Veteran Preference Program webpage for additional details.

    The University of New Mexico is committed to hiring and retaining a diverse workforce. We are an Equal Opportunity Employer, making decisions without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, veteran status, disability, or any other protected class.


  • 10/07/2020 14:15 | AAC Admin (Administrator)


    Logan Simpson, an environmental planning, cultural resources, and landscape architectural design firm, is currently hiring for two full-time Senior Archaeologist/Project Manager positions in our Tempe, Arizona and Flagstaff, Arizona offices.

    Duties and responsibilities include planning and managing all phases of cultural resources projects including survey; archaeological monitoring, testing and data recovery; technical report production; preparing scopes of work and cost estimates; and meeting project scope, schedule, and budget obligations. This position requires the individual to be self-motivated and work well in a team-oriented setting.

    Individuals must have a proven background supervising and mentoring staff as well as frequently interacting and coordinating with clients and agency representatives in a decision-making role. The ideal candidate will be knowledgeable of federal, state, and local historic preservation and cultural resources regulations and demonstrate an established area of analytical expertise and/or archaeological research interest. Demonstrated experience in assisting with preparing cultural resources sections for the National Environmental Policy Act and other environmental planning documents is a plus.

    Please click the links below for more information.

    https://logansimpson.com/senior-archaeologist-project-manager-tempe/

    https://logansimpson.com/senior-archaeologist-pm-flagstaff/


  • 10/01/2020 21:40 | AAC Admin (Administrator)


    Archaeological Consulting Services, Ltd. (ACS), a 43-year-old environmental planning firm in Tempe, Arizona, is seeking to hire a cultural resource Principal Investigator (PI). The successful candidate will:

    • have a Ph.D. or Master’s degree in Anthropology (Archaeology);
    • qualify as a Project Director and Principal Investigator for our Arizona state permit (requirements can be found here: https://statemuseum.arizona.edu/crm/documents);
    • have 10 or more years of experience in archaeology (Southwest preferred), with two as a PI; 
    • have three or more years of experience managing multiple small and mid-size projects and providing support for larger (>$1M) projects;
    • have an understanding of cultural resource compliance within the framework of state and federal regulations;
    • have a track record for conducting and reporting on relevant research; and
    • ideally, have a close familiarity with the performance of such tasks in Arizona and under ADOTcontracts.

    The graduate degree and qualifications for the Principal Investigator on an Arizona state permit will be shown preference; we may be able to work with you on achieving the specific combination of experience ASM requires for the PI if you qualify as a Project Director. Although the other requirements listed are more flexible, keep in mind we are looking for a highly experienced person with local experience preferred. The successful candidate’s experience must include project management; working with clients and regulators; assessing National Register of Historic Places eligibility; preparing research designs, treatment plans, and budgets for proposals of all types; monitoring field progress, coordinating with the lab and with report authors, writing and compiling reports, and drafting consultation documents. Experience managing projects with budgets over $200,000 is desired. Strong supervisory, writing, and verbal communication skills are essential, as is attention to detail. Experience with budgeting and tracking, as well as the ability to bring projects to successful completion on time and within budget, are essential.

    This position is salaried with benefits, eligible for the full ACS benefits package, including vacation, 10 paid holidays, sick leave, a significant portion of the employee1s health and dental insurance paid under the company plan, and participation in a 401(k) program after six months. The pay level is competitive commensurate with experience.

    For additional information about ACS and this position, please check out our website (http://www.acstempe.com). To apply please send a cover letter identifying the position for which you are applying, your salary requirements, and how soon you could start if offered a position as well as your resume, including the names, phone numbers, and e-mail addresses of three references who can comment on the skills required for this position to: acs_jobs’@acstempe.com. Please include Principal Investigator in the subject line of your e-mail. No phone calls please. This position is open until December 31, 2020 (although it may be filled sooner). ACS does not discriminate in employment opportunities or practices on the basis of creed, color, ethnicity, national origin, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender expression, age, or disability, or any other characteristic protected under the law.

  • 10/01/2020 21:38 | AAC Admin (Administrator)


    Archaeological Consulting Services, Ltd. (ACS), an environmental planning firm in Tempe, Arizona, is  seeking to hire a Crew Chief with Arizona experience for a staff position with benefits. To be considered  the candidate will: 

    have a Master’s degree in Anthropology (Archaeology); 

    have a valid driver’s license; 

    have a minimum of two years’ experience leading construction monitoring, survey, and excavation  projects in the field and writing the reports; and 

    meet the Secretary of the Interior’s guidelines for an archaeologist  

    The ideal candidate will have experience supervising field crews, performing site file checks in Arizona, writing cultural resource reports, and with compliance requirements for local agencies. Significant  experience in Bioarchaeology would be an advantage in hiring.  

    For additional information, interested parties should check the “Job Opportunities” section of the ACS  website (http://www.acstempe.com). The position is open until December 31, 2020, or until filled,  whichever is sooner. 



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