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  • 09/09/2021 21:12 | AAC Admin (Administrator)

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

    Title: Archeologist

    Open: 09/08/2021 --- Closes: 09/22/2021

    Series/Grade: GS 09 - 11

    Location: Lake Havasu City, AZ

    Salary: $54,230 to $85,303 per year

    Type: Temporary Promotion - May be extended without further competition; may not exceed a total of 5 years.

    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) eligibles; Persons eligible under other Special Hiring Authorities. OPM Interchange Agreement, CTAP and ICTAP eligibles within the local commuting area.

    Announcement Number:

    AZMP-21-11225273-MWH

    https://www.usajobs.gov/GetJob/ViewDetails/613503200

  • 08/26/2021 21:15 | AAC Admin (Administrator)

    American Conservation Experience, a nonprofit Conservation Corps, in partnership with the National Park Service, is seeking TWO Members to work directly with the Tuzigoot and Montezuma Castle National Monuments staff and assist with stabilization at Tuzigoot Pueblo and the Cavate site at Montezuma Castle National Monument. And TWO Members to work directly with the Casa Grande Ruins staff and assist with historic preservation projects.

    These opportunities are intended for enthusiastic individuals who possess an interest in gaining experience in the field of historic preservation. No background or previous experience in construction or historic preservation required. Training for all tools and activities will be provided by park staff professionals.

    Note: This project is in conjunction with the Indian Youth Service Corps Program. Persons that identify as Native American, Pacific Islander, Native Hawaiian, and/or Alaska Native are strongly encouraged to apply.

    Start Date: Summer 2021 (flexible, but can start ASAP)

    End Date: 20 weeks from start date

    * A minimum 20-week commitment is required *

    Location: Clarkdale, Arizona; Coolidge, Arizona

    Project Website: For more information about TTAP, please visit (go.nps.gov/ttap).

    For more information about Tuzigoot National Monument, visit https://www.nps.gov/tuzi. For more information about Montezuma Castle National Monument, visit https://www.nps.gov/moca.

    For more information about Casa Grande Ruins National Monument, visit https://www.nps.gov/cagr.

    For more information regarding the ACE Internship Program for Tuzigoot National Monument and Montezuma Castle National Monument, please visit: https://usaconservation.applicantpool.com/jobs/618148.html?fbclid=IwAR12iEcd2o379yPWHZcXKv8vqV68T1oJdrknkA4Dybn5tfAkaH-nvvSmp9I

    For more information regarding the ACE Internship Program for Casa Grande Ruins National Monument, please visit: https://usaconservation.applicantpool.com/jobs/618158.html?fbclid=IwAR3ZZS1bdnrO5VvMAsCCYm9rAJtlaNrxe69L4G-Edi5kAESYUDE4htL3h1s

  • 08/25/2021 20:05 | AAC Admin (Administrator)

    The Arizona State Museum at the University of Arizona is in search of a Research Specialist. The Research Specialist position is a 1.0 full-time equivalency (FTE) university staff position within the Collections Division of the Arizona State Museum (ASM), University of Arizona (UA), reporting to the Archaeological Records Office (ARO) manager. The position assists in the administration and implementation of the Arizona Antiquities Act (AAA; A.R.S. 41-841 et seq.). The incumbent will perform duties required by the ARO in fulfillment of ASM’s state-mandated policies and responsibilities and management of both paper and digital collections submitted to ASM.

    The successful candidate will hold a Bachelor's degree or equivalent advanced learning attained through professional level experience; a Master's degree in a relevant field is preferred. A minimum of 3 years of relevant work experience is required. Experience working in the Cultural Resources Management industry and proficiency in ArcGIS software is preferred.

    For More Information or to Apply:  https://arizona.csod.com/ux/ats/careersite/4/home/requisition/6572?c=arizona


  • 08/24/2021 15:35 | AAC Admin (Administrator)

    SWCA's Environmental Consultants is seeking archaeological technicians to join our Phoenix office. Hiring will be for temporary/on-call positions to assist with upcoming cultural resources management work across Arizona. Successful candidates will assist with conducting archaeological fieldwork (including pedestrian survey, site identification, site recording / data collection, monitoring and data recovery excavations) to support our Phoenix office. There may also be opportunities to support our other AZ offices as the need arises. We offer a unique work environment specializing in delivering natural and cultural resources services across Arizona and beyond. Consideration for full-time employment will be extended to successful candidates, contingent upon performance and office needs.

    What you will accomplish

    • Conduct fieldwork for long hours in various environments including, but not limited to, extreme temperatures, inclement weather, and rugged terrain.
    • Carry equipment and supplies weighing up to 50 pounds.
    • Available for local projects and fieldwork requiring extended travel (staying in a hotel or camping for up to 8 days at a time).
    • Accurately identify historic and prehistoric artifacts and features.
    • Assist with cultural resource records searches, laboratory analysis tasks, and other office work, as needed.
    • Work independently in a responsible manner.
    • Work as a productive member of a team and follow the direction of the field supervisor.

    Experience and qualifications for success

    • Bachelor’s degree or higher in Anthropology, Archaeology, or a related field.
      • Prior experience in CRM can substitute.
    • Must have a valid driver's license, the ability to pass a Motor Vehicle background screening, and have access to reliable transportation.

    Preferred Experience:

    • Completed an archaeology Field School focusing on North American archaeological methods and cultural resources management.
    • Previous experience conducting archaeological fieldwork for CRM firms in the southwest.
    • Experience collecting field data utilizing modern mobile technology (tablets, Bluetooth GPS receivers, mobile software).
    • CPR and First Aid certified.

    Why Work at SWCA?

    At SWCA our mission is to partner with clients to help them achieve their goals through the application of Sound Science and Creative Solutions. Our purpose is to preserve natural and cultural resources for tomorrow while enabling projects that benefit people today.

    We are one company working collaboratively to deliver Sound Science and Creative Solutions to our clients. Our greatest opportunity for success lies in our ability to bring the best team to every project. We believe every person has something to contribute – unique skills, new ideas, fresh perspectives, and diverse backgrounds. Working together, we’re able to have a greater impact in our communities, within our company, and for our clients.

    At SWCA, we are driven to learn and improve our work and ourselves. We are always expanding our knowledge base, asking important questions, finding innovative approaches, and leveraging our collective expertise on every project.

    Good is never good enough. We set the bar high because we have the best experts in the industry who make performance a top priority.

    We promote a culture of giving at SWCA. Across the company, we give back to employees in need, to the communities in which we work, live, and play, and to the environment.

    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.

    If you would like to contact SWCA regarding the accessibility of our website or need assistance completing the online application process due to a disability, please email accommodations@swca.com or call 800-828-8517. This contact information is for disability accommodation requests only. All other inquiries will not receive a response.

    https://careers-swca.icims.com/jobs/11527/archaeological-field-technician/job


  • 08/20/2021 21:14 | AAC Admin (Administrator)

    JOB SUMMARY:

    Under the supervision of the Internal Services Division Director, the (AAA) permit registered Cultural Resources Section Manager is responsible for managing, planning, directing the work of Cultural Resources staff, and interpreting policy for a major statewide specialized natural resource program. All proposed ground-disturbing activities on 9.3 million acres of State Trust land must be cleared through the Cultural Resources Section Manager prior to approval, and therefore this position is situated at a management level commensurate with other major program areas within the Department. This position ensures the Arizona State Land Department's (ASLD) compliance with the State Historic Preservation Act (A.R.S. §41-861 et seq.)

    The (AAA) permit registered Cultural Resources Section Manager has authority to consult with the State Historic Preservation Office, the Arizona State Museum, as well as federal and state agencies in the administration of ASLD's decisions regarding archaeological investigations on State Trust land. Because this position is mandated by the State Historic Preservation Act, the Cultural Resources Section Manager has the authority to advise the commissioner, division directors, section managers, and administrators regarding ASLD's compliance with the State Historic Preservation Act. This position has the authority to implement mitigation measures regarding cultural resources on State Trust land and to ensure that archaeological investigations are completed before ground disturbing activities occur.

    SUMMARY OF DUTIES:

    • Coordinates the preservation of cultural resources on State Trust land through the implementation of archaeological mitigation measures among the State Historic Preservation Office, the Arizona State Museum, prospective state trust land users, the private sector, and all ASLD's natural resource and real estate programs.
    • Provides technical assistance to law enforcement and to the Office of the Attorney General in matters involving cultural resources on state trust land.
    • Serves as the primary contact and agent representing ASLD on highly sensitive cultural resource issues, often of a confidential nature, before all federal, state, Tribal, and local governments.
    • Responsible for reviewing cultural resource inventory survey reports, work plans, programmatic agreements, memorandum of agreements, intergovernmental agreements, and data recovery reports in consultation with the State Historic Preservation Office, as well as federal and state agencies.
    • May also conduct archaeological surveys, field inspections, and investigate vandalism of cultural resources.
    • Responsible for assessing accurate information needed for data entry into the cultural resource management database.
    • Responsible for the supervision of the Cultural Resources staff, including establishing and applying appropriate performance management metrics and techniques.
    • The selected candidate will apply and positively model the principles, theories, and concepts of the Arizona Management System; identifying meaningful group metrics and adjusting as necessary; leading all continuous improvement activities with courage and humility (i.e. daily group huddles, huddle board updates, problem solving sessions which identify areas for process and quality improvement); successfully adhering to standard work procedures and leader standard work protocols.)
    • The incumbent will also plan and facilitate effective 1:1 Coaching sessions (at least twice monthly) in alignment with AMS principles. Consistently developing subordinate’s problem-solving skills; facilitating alignment on performance expectations and applying quick course corrections.

    KNOWLEDGE:

    • Knowledge of the State Historic Preservation Act (A.R.S. §41-861 en seg), and the Arizona Antiquities Act (A.R.S. § 41-841 en seg), Title 37, Public Land statutes, and ASLD Administrative Rules and Regulations;
    • Knowledge of Section 106 consultation process;
    • Knowledge of the criteria for determining cultural resources that are Register eligible for the National Historic Preservation Act;
    • Knowledge to implement mitigation measures regarding cultural resources on State Trust land;
    • Advanced knowledge of the body of work pertinent to Cultural Resources to effectively communicate with Federal and State agencies, and the private sector.
    • Advanced knowledge of Southwestern archaeology, anthropology, history and historic preservation.

    SKILLS:

    • Advanced analytical skills used to coordinate archaeological mitigation measures for the preservation of cultural resources through avoidance or recovery of significant archaeological materials;
    • Skills in analyzing technical reports for accurate information regarding cultural resources, legal descriptions, and land ownership;
    • Skills in reviewing and commenting on technical documents;
    • Advanced verbal and written communication when corresponding or interacting with Federal and State Agencies, attorneys, law enforcement officials, members of the public, and members of the media.

    ABILITIES:

    • Ability to apply applicable Federal and State Historic Preservation statutes;
    • Ability to manage and preserve archaeological and historical resources;
    • Ability to apply methods, techniques and practices used to direct archaeological and historic site assessment and mitigation programs; Ability to research, analyze, develop, and manage archaeological and historic preservation plans and resources;
    • Ability to effectively supervise staff; developing and implementing appropriate performance management techniques and metrics.
    SELECTIVE PREFERENCE:
    • MUST possess an Arizona Antiquities Act (AAA) permit or be able to acquire such within 6 months of hire.
    • Master's degree from an accredited college or university with a major in Southwestern archaeology, anthropology, history or historic preservation;
    • A minimum of two years of experience coordinating, monitoring, and/or administering program activities;
    • A minimum of five years of professional level experience researching, analyzing, developing and managing archaeological and historic preservation plans, resources and staff.
    • Prior or after interviewing, candidates may be subject to a pre-employment skills assessment.
    • Requires possession of and ability to retain a current, valid state-issued driver’s license appropriate to the assignment. Employees who drive on state business are subject to driver’s license record checks, must maintain acceptable driving records and must complete required driver training. (refer to Arizona Administrative Code R2-10-207.12.)

    BENEFITS:

    • Sick leave
    • Vacation with 10 paid holidays per year
    • Health and dental insurance
    • Retirement plan
    • Life insurance and long-term disability insurance.
    • Optional employee benefits include short-term disability insurance, deferred compensation plans, and supplemental life insurance
    • Positions in this classification participate in the Arizona State Retirement System (ASRS).
    • Participation is a mandatory condition of employment for all employees who meet the eligibility and membership criteria as defined in statute.
    • Enrollment eligibility will become effective after 27 weeks of employment
    • The current contribution rate is 12.41%

    For a complete list of benefits provided by The State of Arizona, please visit our benefits page

    Salary: $67,000-$77,000 
    Grade: 22

    https://www.azstatejobs.gov/jobs/cultural-resources-section-manager-phoenix-arizona-united-states

  • 08/11/2021 11:39 | AAC Admin (Administrator)

    WestLand Resources Inc. is looking for CRM Project Managers to join our team in Arizona. Are you a dynamic CRM professional that loves working on interesting and diverse projects? WestLand would love to hear from you! With WestLand, you will be joining a growing, employee-owned company with a reputation for providing high-quality results and excellent service. We also welcome applicants from out-of-state to apply!

    WestLand's cultural resources consulting practice specializes in archaeological surveys (Class I through Class III), cultural resource evaluations, archival research, oral history studies, public outreach, tribal engagement, monitoring, archaeological testing, and data recovery for a variety of clients throughout the Southwest. WestLand's staff members are well versed in city, state, and federal procedures and policies and have completed numerous archaeological assignments including large multi-year data recovery and research projects.

    Essential Duties

    • Develop and manage project scope, schedule and budget in alignment with client and firms needs
    • Manage project progress using Enterprise Resource Planning Software
    • Develop Historic Properties Treatment Plans
    • Direct project specific research of analysts and field directors
    • Review survey, testing, and data recovery reports for accuracy and adherence to agency guidelines
    • Schedule personnel
    • Mentor junior staff in developing research and compliance documents
    • Interact with agency archaeologists
    • Regular communication with clients
    • Participate in marketing and proposal efforts
    • Other related duties as assigned

    REQUIREMENTS

    • Master's degree in Archaeology, Anthropology, or related field
    • Five (5) years cultural resources management field experience in the American Southwest
    • Hold or be able to hold an Arizona State Museum project director or principal investigator permit
    • Experience in local, state, and federal cultural resources laws and regulations
    • Experience in managing large cultural resource survey and data recovery projects
    • Experience in developing budgets and proposals
    • Experience writing and reviewing technical archaeological reports
    • Experience in managing multiple CRM projects simultaneously

    WestLand prides itself 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

    EOE AA M/F/Vet/Disability

  • 08/11/2021 10:49 | AAC Admin (Administrator)

    WestLand Resources Inc. is looking for Principal Investigators to join our team in Arizona. If you are an energetic self-starter with a drive to be the best in your field, WestLand would love to hear from you! With WestLand, you will be joining a growing, employee-owned company with a reputation for providing high-quality results and excellent service. We also welcome applicants from out-of-state to apply!

    WestLand's cultural resources consulting practice specializes in archaeological surveys (Class I through Class III), cultural resource evaluations, archival research, oral history studies, public outreach, tribal engagement, monitoring, archaeological testing, and data recovery for a variety of clients throughout the Southwest. WestLand's staff members are well versed in city, state, and federal procedures and policies and have completed numerous archaeological assignments including large multi-year data recovery and research projects.

    Essential Duties

    • Develop Historic Properties Treatment Plans
    • Direct project specific research of analysts and field directors
    • Write synthesis chapters for data recovery reports
    • Review survey, testing, and data recovery reports for accuracy and adherence to agency guidelines
    • Schedule personnel
    • Mentor junior staff in developing research and compliance documents
    • Interact with agency archaeologists
    • Regular communication with clients
    • Participate in marketing and proposal efforts
    • Other related duties as assigned

    REQUIREMENTS

    • Prefer Ph.D., but will consider M.A. with appropriate experience and permits
    • Five years cultural resources management field experience in the American Southwest
    • Hold an ASM Principal Investigator permit or be able to qualify for one
    • Expertise in local, state, and federal cultural resources laws and regulations
    • Experience in managing large cultural resources survey and data recovery projects
    • Experience writing and reviewing technical archaeological reports

    WestLand prides itself 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

    EOE AA M/F/Vet/Disability

    Apply here: https://westlandresources.applicantpro.com/jobs/1885566.html 


  • 07/29/2021 21:31 | AAC Admin (Administrator)

    Archaeological Consulting Services, Ltd. (ACS), a Tempe, AZ environmental firm, is seeking to hire a Field Supervisor 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 conducting 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.

    Applications are being accepted through October 31, 2021 or until filled. Please send resume, salary requirements, three professional references, and other relevant information to acs_jobs@acstempe.com with the name of the position in the subject line. ACS does not discriminate in employment opportunities or practices on the basis of race, color, religion, gender, gender expression, sexual orientation, national origin, age, disability, or any other characteristic protected by law. No phone calls accepted.

  • 07/14/2021 08:44 | Andrew Vorsanger (Administrator)


    About Us:


    Tierra Right of Way Services has been conducting cultural resource projects since 1993 and environmental compliance since 2000. We are committed to meeting our customer’s land service needs in the highest quality manner, delivered with the highest ethical and professional standards.

    Benefits:

    We offer competitive compensation and a comprehensive benefits package including medical, dental and vision insurance, 9 paid holidays annually, paid sick leave, PTO, 100% company-paid life insurance and disability insurance, pet insurance and much more.  In addition, all employees are eligible to participate in our 401(k) plan with a generous company match after only 30 days of employment!

    Position Summary:

    The Principal Investigator/Project Manager serves a dual role with responsibility for the design and oversight of field research and directing the business aspects of cultural resource management projects.   The incumbent can select to work in our Tucson, Phoenix, Albuquerque or Santa Fe office.

    Essential Functions and General Responsibilities:

    • Manages budgets, prepares proposals, reports and other technical documents.
    • Administers project timelines and budgets.
    • Markets to existing and new clients by developing marketing proposals, attending marketing functions and maintaining client relationships.
    • Responding to requests for job proposals and price quotes.
    • Interfaces with government agencies regarding project regulatory compliance.
    • Prepares scopes of work and budgets.
    • Coordinates with clients and staff to ensure that project goals are met.
    • Plans, directs and coordinates work activities and schedules.
    • Writing research designs and overseeing research aspects of excavations and large-scale survey projects.
    • Ensures compliance with all required regulations including Section 106 and associated federal and state laws and regulations.
    • Directing large excavation projects.
    • Performs other related responsibilities as needed.

    Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:

    • Knowledge of National Environmental Policy Act, Native American Graves Protection and Repatriation Act, Section 106, Section 110, and associated federal and state laws and regulations.
    • Experience working with various municipal, county, state, and federal agencies, tribes, and State and Tribal Historic Preservation Officers.
    • Strong communication skills
    • Ability to maintain confidentiality.
    • Strong interpersonal skills, including the ability to interact and collaborate with all levels of management and staff.
    • Ability to work as a team player.
    • Attention to organization, detail and accuracy.
    • Knowledge of utilizing MS Word, Excel, and Outlook applications.
    • Ability to plan, organize, and prioritize work.
    • Ability to work independently and apply decision-making skills.
    • Ability to work within defined schedules and meet deadlines.
    Minimum Qualifications:
    • Master’s degree in Anthropology, Archaeology, Heritage Management, or related field
    • Five (5) years’ experience in cultural, heritage, and/or environmental compliance industry
    • Permitted/permittable in the State assigned (General Archaeological Investigation Permit), State Bureau of Land Management, and the Forest Service
    • Valid Driver’s License

    Tierra Right of Way is proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer.  All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to age, race, color, religion, sex (including pregnancy), national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity, genetic information, veteran or disability status. We are committed to the principle of equal employment opportunity for all applicants and employees and to providing employees with a work environment free of discrimination and harassment.

    Tierra is committed to the full inclusion of all qualified individuals. As part of this commitment, we will ensure that persons with disabilities are provided reasonable accommodations. If reasonable accommodation is needed to participate in the job application or interview process, contact our Human Resources Department at (520) 319-2106.

    https://www.tierra-row.com/index.php/careers

  • 07/12/2021 11:53 | AAC Admin (Administrator)

    The Archaeological Records Office (ARO) in the Arizona State Museum (ASM) at the University of Arizona (UA) is looking to hire an Assistant Manager. The position is a University Staff position who will assist the ARO Manager in supervising the operations of the Archaeological Records Office including the administration and implementation of the Arizona Antiquities Act (AAA; A.R.S. § 41-841 et seq.), compliance with all policies and procedures outlined by state and federal laws and Arizona Board of Regents (ABOR) rules, and management of both paper and digital collections submitted to ASM.

    For information about the position and to apply please go to   https://arizona.csod.com/ux/ats/careersite/4/home/requisition/5440?c=arizona.

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