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  • 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

  • 10/07/2020 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. 



  • 10/01/2020 21:28 | AAC Admin (Administrator)


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

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

    have a valid driver’s license; 

    have a minimum of two years’ field, analysis, and write-up experience in Bioarchaeology,  preferably also with 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 in following the protocols outlined in burial agreements,  identifying and recovering human remains, conducting documentation in the laboratory, and writing reports  on the both the osteology and the mortuary practices, as well as supervising field crews, performing site  file checks in Arizona, writing cultural resource reports, and with compliance requirements for local  agencies. 

    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. 



  • 09/12/2020 12:52 | AAC Admin (Administrator)

    North Wind Resource Consulting is looking for experience Archaeological Field Technicians for the Flagstaff and Phoenix areas.

    Duties will include:
    •Ensures that data collected is accurate, organized and of high quality.
    •Demonstrates the ability to accurately identify historic and prehistoric artifacts and features
    •Takes photographs of field work and maintains a daily log of activities.
    •Records sites to the particular agencies’ stipulations and guidelines.
    •Works well with project members and maintains a high level of communication regarding status of work product.
    •Crew members may be required to operate a Garmin or Trimble GPS unit.
    •Performs survey duties professionally and with safely.

    Qualifications
    Physical Demands:

    Position will require extensive physical exertion, such as walking up to 10 hours a day over steep, uneven, heavily wooded, rough terrain in outdoor heat /cold stress conditions and weather elements such as wind, snow or rain.   Ability to carry up to 30 lbs. of equipment; ability to lift a minimum of 50 lbs.; potential contact with poisonous plants, insects and animals.  Individual must be able to conduct these tasks while wearing the appropriate personal protective equipment. 
     
    Projects may include camping for 8-day sessions in forest settings. Interested applicants should be safety minded and be able to take direction from Field Directors. 

    Ideal applicants should be pursuing a bachelors degree or have received a degree in Anthropology/Archaeology or a closely related field. Previous experience in archaeological survey is preferred.

    CPR and First Aid certification desired. 

    Must be able to pass a pre-employment drug screen.
    Must be able to pass a pre-employment background check.

    North Wind offers a competitive pay and benefits package to include health, life, and disability insurance benefits, 401(k) with company match, generous paid leave, and tuition reimbursement for eligible employees. As a company, we are committed to employee wellness, professional development, and work-life balance. We value safety, reliability, and commitment to our people! For more information about our benefits or hiring philosophy, visit the North Wind Career Opportunities Page.

    https://careers.northwindgrp.com/careers/Careers.aspx?req=NWR-01%3ADS0720&type=JOBDESCR


  • 08/24/2020 11:22 | AAC Admin (Administrator)

    AECOM has an immediate opening for a Senior Archaeologist in our Phoenix, AZ office. The senior archaeologist will support all types of cultural resource studies primarily in Arizona and surrounding states. The studies could include records reviews, intensive cultural resource field surveys, archaeological excavations, and lab studies. Responsibilities include but aren't limited to the following:

    • Manage or assist in the management of cultural resource studies to facilitate their successful completion

    • Conduct archaeological fieldwork and compile field documentation. The work could require prolonged walking or standing on various types of terrain; extensive manual labor including excavation with shovels and moving buckets and wheelbarrows filled with dirt; bending, kneeling, and standing activities, and lifting and carry objects weighing as much as 50 lbs., all in outdoor environments, under a wide range of weather conditions.

    • Lead crews as principal investigator, co-principal investigator, or field director including instruction of crewmembers in the use of equipment, technology, and field methods, and making logistical arrangements

    • Manage artifact collections, guide laboratory analyses, and mentor new or inexperienced staff in proper field or lab methods and ensure lab protocols are followed

    • Write archaeological reports and/or prepare archaeological site forms in coordination with other team members and support staff

    • Travel as needed for project work and have a valid driver’s license

    • Work with technical field, lab and office staff, managers and administrative staff to ensure projects meet AECOM quality and safety standards

    • Follows AECOM corporate policies and procedures

    • Assume personal responsibility for furthering capabilities to ensure career growth

    • Utilizes advanced scientific principles, theories, practices and existing technologies to develop technical solutions to complex problems.

    • Interprets and records data, conducts analyses, compares findings to relevant studies and local, state, and national regulations to ensure compliance. Work is performed with minimal direction.

    • Exercises considerable latitude in determining technical objectives of assignment. Responsible for advanced duties and activities in their specialized functional area.

    • Conducts research and does investigation work as required.

    • Plans and organizes project studies.

    • Assists in the resolution of conflicting technical information and unsuitability of standard procedures.

    • Performs complex assignments often requiring the development of unique solutions to problems.

    • Oversee the work of less experienced scientists.

    Minimum Requirements
    • BA/BS in anthropology or a related field + 6 years of relevant experience or demonstrated equivalency of experience and/or education.

    Preferred Qualifications

    • MA or PhD degree in anthropology or a related field.

    • Minimum of 6 years of progressively responsible employment in cultural resource management including demonstrated supervision or management experience

    • Regional archaeological expertise in the Southwestern United States

    • Ability to design and supervise complex archaeological fieldwork, lab processing, and/or or technical analysis and report preparation

    • Manage budgets, supervise personnel, schedule staff and tasks related to specific projects

    • Manage or contribute to preparation of proposals

    • Strong technical writing skills

    • Writing and reviewing technical reports and research designs/treatment plans

    • Thorough understanding of the National Historic Preservation Act, Section 106

    • Ability to adapt quickly to changes in project needs

    • Ability to work independently and collaboratively with a variety of colleagues, clients, agency and tribal representatives, construction contractors, and other project stakeholders

    • Strong work ethic, demonstrated leadership ability, excellent communication skills

    • Ability to manage multiple projects simultaneously.

    • Certification as principal investigator or field director for Arizona Antiquities Act permits and cultural resource study permits for other agencies

    • Experience with standard Microsoft Office software (Word, Excel).

    • Register of Professional Archaeologists certification

    • Experience working with tribal communities

    • Proficiency with geographic information system and database software

    https://aecom.jobs/phoenix-az/senior-archaeologist/504E6ED4917540A5AE44C08B37D26E93/job/


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