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ELOS - Cultural Resources Project Manager

08/10/2022 21:53 | AAC Board Admin (Administrator)

ELOS Environmental, LLC (ELOS) is in need of a motivated Cultural Resources Project Manager. A proven technical background in cultural resources, project management, and business development is required. This position involves providing cultural resources project management support for planning, engineering, and construction services to government, military, and commercial clients throughout the South and Southeastern United States, primarily in Louisiana. As an ELOS Archaeologist you will have the opportunity to work on projects that require compliance with the National Historic Preservation Act (NHPA), Archaeological Resources Protection Act (ARPA), National Environmental Policy Act (NEPA), Native American Graves Repatriation and Protection Act (NAGPRA), and state regulations. All work will be conducted under the guidance of senior cultural resources staff. The candidate will be responsible for working on all aspects of cultural resources projects, including but not limited to: proposals; background research; fieldwork (Phase I survey, Phase II testing, and Phase III mitigation); preparing CEQA, NEPA, and NHPA technical reports; coordinating consultation with State Historic Preservation Officers (SHPO), Tribal Historic Preservation Officers (THPO), Native American Tribes, Advisory Council on Historic Preservation (ACHP), and multiple state, federal, and local agencies; evaluating properties for eligibility for listing in the National Register of Historic Places (NRHP), preparing determinations of NRHP eligibility, and completing state survey forms. environmental scientist to support field efforts and report preparation, permit application preparation, submittal, and tracking, mitigation document preparation, data processing, etc. The applicant must be organized, have experience using handheld GPS units, be capable of performing physical labor outdoors in various weather conditions, have experience in preparing various types of resource reports, and will be required to travel locally. This job will require 25% fieldwork to collect data and 75% office work to process data, write reports, and work with the project manager to complete other required tasks.


  • Registration as a of Professional Archaeologists (RPA) or eligibility for RPA required. ·
  • Master’s Degree in Anthropology or Archaeology is preferred but a Bachelor’s degree may be acceptable. ·
  • Minimum of 5 years of professional archaeological experience
  • Experience in both terrestrial and underwater archaeology is preferred but not necessary
  • Meets Secretary of the Interior’s Professional Standards and Guidelines for Archaeology
  • Knowledge of historic preservation laws and policies, including CEQA, NEPA, NHPA, ARPA, and NAGPRA.
  • Demonstrated experience in the archaeology of the southern and southeastern United States, particularly Louisiana.
  • Experience using GPS technology.
  • Proficiency with Microsoft Office Suite.
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills.
  • Experience recording archaeological sites on site forms required by various SHPOs and state agencies.
  • Must be capable of walking for long periods of time over unfamiliar terrain, excavating shovel tests and test units, screening soil, and carrying field equipment.
  • Must be willing and able to travel frequently and for long periods of time, as needed.
  • Must be motivated and able to work safely with minimum supervision.
  • Familiarity and experience completing Louisiana forms and following 2018 guidelines.
  • Excellent Editing and English grammar editing.
  • Experience working in the consulting environment and ability to handle multiple projects simultaneously and be responsive to both internal and external clients.

Essential Duties/Responsibilities (may include, but are not limited to):

  • Coordinate compliance with NHPA, ARPA, NAGPRA, NEPA, state environmental regulations, and other laws relating to cultural resources.
  • Conduct archival research and background records reviews.
  • Conduct all aspects of archaeological fieldwork (Phase I-III) and monitoring.
  • Conduct analyses and prepare and edit technical reports for cultural resources management projects.
  • Provide support and work with senior-level cultural resources staff.
  • Lead field crews on archaeological investigations.
  • Manage and oversee the project budgets, the staff members assigned to the project, their tasks, and other related duties
  • Prepare and create technical, high quality proposals, scientific reports, site form preparation, research, and literature reviews within scope, on budget, and on time with little supervisory oversight.
  • Manage all aspects of cultural resources projects, including fieldwork, research, and report writing, with responsibility for successful on-time and on-budget completion of projects.

We are looking for a strong writer to fill this position. A writing sample will be requested before the interview process.

Job Type: Full-time

Salary: $44,918.84 - $125,614.89 per year


  • 401(k)
  • 401(k) matching
  • Dental insurance
  • Health insurance
  • Life insurance
  • Paid time off
  • Relocation assistance
  • Vision insurance


  • 8 hour shift
  • Monday to Friday

Ability to commute/relocate:

  • Hammond, LA 70403: Reliably commute or planning to relocate before starting work (Required)

Application Question(s):

  • You understand that this positions is not a remote position?


  • Bachelor's (Required)


  • Professional archaeological: 5 years (Preferred)


  • Driver's License (Preferred)

Security clearance:

  • Confidential (Preferred)

Work Location: One location

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