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  • 08/04/2022 08:46 | AAC Board Admin (Administrator)

    SWCA Environmental Consultants is seeking a cultural resources field director and temporary-status archaeological field technicians to join us in our Flagstaff office. The field director is a full-time hourly position, and will assist with cultural resources management work within the greater Flagstaff area and across Arizona. Under the supervision of the Flagstaff office Cultural Resources Team Lead and Project Managers, the Associate Project Archaeologist performs field and office tasks while working with and supervising crew members. 

    The Field Directors will manage all aspects of fieldwork, supervising one or more crews of archaeological technicians during survey, site recording, monitoring, or excavation projects. You may also assist with office-based tasks, including the preparation of site forms and technical reports. SWCA offers a unique work environment specializing in delivering natural and cultural resources services across Arizona and beyond.

    Pay starts at $26.00 per hour and will depend on experience. When applicable, per diem is $59.00 per day and a single-occupancy hotel room will be provided. Accommodations and per diem will be provided for workdays only. 

    FD - Required Qualifications 

    • Bachelor’s degree in Anthropology, Archaeology, or a related field.
    • Minimum of three years working as a field archaeologist in the Southwest. 
    • Ability to travel and conduct fieldwork for long hours (sometimes in inclement weather, rugged terrain, and at high altitudes) and to carry equipment weighing up to 40 pounds.
    • Extremely organized and meticulous with ensuring survey, documentation, and paperwork are complete.
    • Strong communication skills, both verbal and technical writing.
    • Currently reside in Arizona or plans to relocate to Arizona in the immediate future.
    • Must have a valid driver's license, the ability to pass a Motor Vehicle background screening, and have access to reliable transportation.

    Field Technicians will be temporary/on-call positions to assist with upcoming cultural resources management work across Arizona, including pedestrian surveys for a wind project in northern 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 Flagstaff 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. Local candidates preferred, but all qualified candidates will be considered.

    Pay starts at $19.00 per hour and will depend on experience. When applicable, per diem is $59.00 per day and a single-occupancy hotel room will be provided. Accommodations and per diem will be provided for workdays only. 

    FT - Experience and Qualifications for Success

    • Bachelor’s degree 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.
    • The schedule is anticipated to consist of 8-day sessions (10 hours per day) from Wednesday to Wednesday.
      • This could change to 5-day sessions, 8-hours per day.

    To be considered, please submit a cover letter along with contact information for professional references.

    Why Work at SWCA?

    SWCA Environmental Consultants is a growing employee-owned firm, providing a full-spectrum of environmental services.  Our Vision (the North Star) is to make SWCA the best workplace and industry leader in sustainability, bringing sound science and creative solutions to global environmental challenges while maintaining a dedication to employee-ownership. We live our core values: we collaborate as #OneSWCA; we are #AlwaysLearning, we #NeverSettle, and we #GiveBack.

    We are 100% employee-owned, and we build our success together. 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. We offer a supportive, team-oriented work environment and competitive wages and benefits, including an 100% employee stock ownership plan (retirement).

    At SWCA, we are always learning.  Our employees have the ability to develop and guide  their careers to make them leaders in the industry. Our Career Landscape is a unique and interactive program that  allows you to develop professionally and chart your career path for a rewarding career at SWCA. We encourage professional conference attendance, internal and external professional development and training programs, education reimbursement, a Science and Leadership Program, and bonuses for publications meeting certain criteria.

    If you are seeking an opportunity to work in a culture of exceptionally skilled and diverse professionals who embrace sound science and creative solutions, then SWCA will be a great fit for you!  

    https://careers-swca.icims.com/jobs/search?ss=1&searchCategory=34948&searchLocation=12781-12784-Flagstaff

  • 07/30/2022 10:32 | AAC Board Admin (Administrator)

    Location:

    205 S 17th Ave, Phoenix, AZ 85007

    This position may offer the ability to work remotely, within Arizona, based upon the department's business needs and continual meeting of expected performance measures.

    Salary: $79,000-$104,000; Grade: 26; Anticipated Salary:$99,000

    Summary:

    Are you interested in an environment where leaders foster a culture based on respect for people and continuous improvement?   ADOT leaders model a collaborative, problem solving, and coaching based culture focused on employee engagement and development. Leaders are accountable, transparent, and communicative as they sustain an inclusive, diverse, and safe environment. ADOT leaders are visible and present, demonstrating: We are One ADOT

    The Cultural Resources Manager is responsible for overall direction of staff and mission and for the Cultural Resources Section. This position supports the review and approval of documents under the National Historic Preservation Act and other Federal and State archaeological laws as well as providing implementation of programmatic agreements and guidance for environmental compliance for ADOT construction projects and operations. This position meets the requirements of the Secretary of the Interior's Standards and the ADOT CE and NEPA Assignment MO Us. Model ADOT values through leading, coaching and developing problem solvers to implement and sustain a continuous improvement culture.

    The State of Arizona strives for a work culture that affords employees flexibility, autonomy, and trust. Across our many agencies, boards, commissions, many State employees participate in the State’s Remote Work Program and are able to work remotely in their homes, in offices, and in hoteling spaces. All work, including remote work, should be performed within Arizona, unless an exception is properly authorized in advance.

    Duties:

    Manage and oversee the implementation of the Section 106 process, Section 4(f), and other applicable Federal and State historic preservation laws for the environmental review and clearance program for the Cultural Resources Section. Meet CE and NEPA Assignment MOU responsibilities. Oversee metrics including lead and lag measures and coordinate with Project Delivery and Environmental Programs for metrics, process improvement and project problem saving. Coaching HPT Team Leader and others.

    Oversee consultants and contracts, procurement funding for data recovery activities associated with projects and JPA and IGAs. Support operation, coordination and budget for computer systems such as cultural resource data information systems, encroachment permits and other State Act consultation and lead development and routine review of HPT policies, strategies and procedures to guide team.

    Maintain and oversee Implementation of Statewide Section 106 Programmatic Agreement; negotiate buy-in from participants and stakeholders. Participate and lead in partnering meetings with agencies and Tribes. May drive State Vehicle in the course and scope of this positions duties and overnight travel and lodging.

    Provide environmental expertise to other agency departments to assist with compliance actions. Serve as subject matter expert, participate on committees and teams, assist in the development and delivery of workshops and training.

    Knowledge, Skills & Abilities (KSAs):

    Federal, state, and local environmental laws, rules, regulations and policies, including, but not limited to the National Historic Preservation Act, the Native American Graves Protection and Repatriation Act of 1990, the Archaeological Resources Protection Act of 1979, Executive Order No. 13007 (Indian Sacred Sites}, Executive Order No. 13175 (Consultation and Coordination with Indian Tribal Governments), the Arizona Historic Preservation Act, the Arizona Antiquities Act, and Section 4(f) of the Department of Transportation Act of 1966.

    Analytical and interpretive skills to formulate and identify effective solutions

    Negotiation and conflict resolution and motivational

    Strong verbal and written communication skills, and good public speaking skills are needed to Influence community groups, Tribes, or other stakeholders to positive response and cooperation

    Interpersonal skills to establish trust and positive perceptions at all levels both Internally and externally

    Organizational skills to manage time effectively, set priorities for self and for staff, and perform under pressure

    Effectively plan, organize, and perform complex analytical environmental research involving multiple technical and professional disciplines and processes

    Requires the ability to understand and integrate with other technical disciplines

    Interpret engineering plans, maps, aerial photos

    Effectively communicate with employees, stakeholders, and management: the ability to manage people and technical programs

    coach and develop employees including continuous improvement practices and principles

    Travel and overnight lodging 

    Preference:

    Experience in transportation development or environmental planning including the direct supervision of staff. Masters degree in Anthropology with a specialty in North American archaeology and experience in the archaeology and prehistory of the American Southwest, or an equivalent combination of education and experience.

    Requirements:

    Meet the Secretary of the Interior's Qualifications Standards in archaeology or closely related field. Meet the qualifications for holding an Antiquities Permit from the Arizona State Museum.

    This position requires possession of a valid Arizona Class D Driver License. Candidates for this position must complete page 7 and sign the Driver Form on page 8 of the State of Arizona Application for Employment at the time of interview, which will allow ADOT to obtain the candidate's motor vehicle record (MVR). The most recent 39-month period shown on the MVR will be reviewed in accordance with A.A.C. R2-10-207.11 (H) and (I). The review must show an acceptable driving record prior to any offer of employment being made by ADOT. Employment is contingent upon an acceptable MVR.

    Benefits:

    The Arizona Department of Administration offers a comprehensive benefits package to include:

    • 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
    • Mandatory participation in the Arizona Retirement System (ASRS) is required

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

    Apply:

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

  • 07/23/2022 13:47 | AAC Board Admin (Administrator)

    Harris Environmental Group (HEG) is looking to hire Archaeological Field Technicians for multiple cultural resources survey projects in New Mexico, Arizona, and Colorado.

    Crews will primarily be working 8-day sessions, Thursday to Thursday, at 10-hours per day. The projects are expected to begin in August and continue through the late fall.

    Field Technicians are responsible for assisting the Crew Lead in identifying and recording cultural resources in the field. This includes identifying and documenting all types of regional artifacts and features, thoroughly filling out appropriate site forms, site/artifact photography, navigating survey transects with Garmin GPS, and mapping sites using Trimble GPS.

    HEG offers competitive pay and per diem.

    Qualifications:

    Required

    • Bachelor’s Degree in archaeology, anthropology, or related field
    • Ability to work in hot or cold conditions, inclement weather, and remote locations
    • Ability to hike up to 10 miles a day in rugged terrain while carrying up to 30 lbs. of gear/water

    Preferred

    • Accredited field school
    • At least 6 months of experience in CRM pedestrian survey
    • Proficiency with basic Garmin GPS devices and familiarity with Trimble GPS (Terrasync)
    • Skill using digital tablets for site recordation
    • Experience identifying and documenting prehistoric and historic artifacts and features

    HEG is an award-winning, woman-owned cultural and natural resources consulting firm specializing in the American Southwest. Our team includes archaeologists, architectural historians, wildlife biologists, environmental scientists, plant ecologists, and administrative personnel. We have a long history of working with federal, state, and local agencies throughout the Southwest, and our clients benefit from the collective experience of our diverse group of specialists. HEG is an Equal Opportunity Employer – women, minorities, individuals with disabilities, and veterans are encouraged to apply.

    Please send cover letter (including date of availability) and CV/resume to Lirain Urreiztieta at lirain@heg-inc.com and Jonathan Damp at jdamp@heg-inc.com.

    https://www.heg-inc.com/about.php#jobs

  • 07/20/2022 21:15 | AAC Board Admin (Administrator)

    Harris Environmental Group (HEG) is hiring 1–2 full-time Project Director(s) for cultural resources projects throughout the Southwest U.S. This position will be based out of New Mexico and/or Arizona. The PD will direct compliance projects for state, federal, and commercial clients. The position will assist with project development, direction, coordination and quality control for cultural resource management projects while expanding our archaeological and historical consulting team. Responsibilities will include project direction (including fieldwork and travel), training of staff, data management, oversight of Field Directors and Crew Leads, and producing quality reports, managing multiple projects, and budgets.

    The successful candidate must meet the Secretary of the Interior’s Professional Qualifications Standards for Archaeology; thus, a graduate degree is required for this position.

    Qualifications:

    • Graduate degree in Archaeology, Anthropology or related field (required)
    • At least 5 years of supervisory experience in CRM, including at least 2 years’ experience as Field Director or Project Director (required)
    • At least 4 years of experience in CRM in the Southwest (required)
    • Experience with Section 106 compliance, NEPA, and other compliance processes (required)
    • Exceptional technical writing skills and a record of completing and editing technical reports (required)
    • Ability to be listed on our various federal and state cultural resource permits in NM, AZ, UT, NV, and/or CO (preferred)
    • At least 1 year of experience documenting and assessing historical buildings (preferred)
    • Experience with scheduling and budgeting projects (preferred)
    • Ability to work independently as well as oversee small or large projects (preferred)

    Job Duties and Responsibilities:

    • Manage budgets, prepare proposals, reports, and other technical documents, monitor field procedures, and author research designs, treatment plans, and other technical documents
    • Oversee field research, data collection, inventory, analysis, and final report production
    • Establish project procedures and budgetary restraints and assure that projects are concluded within budget and on time
    • Ensure that all fieldwork, analysis, and report production is conducted to professional standards and guidelines
    • Remain current with agency requirements for conducting cultural resources work
    • Conduct content edits of technical reports
    • Take initiative, resolve problems, and create improved procedures to assure tasks are completed in the most effective manner
    • The position may require up to 25 percent travel and field time.

    This is a full-time, salaried position, eligible for full benefits. The starting salary range for this position is $63,000 - $65,000. HEG’s benefit package includes medical, dental, and life insurance, short- and long-term disability insurance, flexible work schedules, telework options, paid time off, and a retirement plan with employer contributions.

    HEG (www.heg-inc.com) is a woman-owned cultural and natural resources consulting firm, specializing in the western U.S. Our team includes archaeologists, wildlife biologists, environmental scientists, plant ecologists, and administrative personnel. We have a long history of working with federal, state, and local agencies throughout the West. Our business is growing, and we are looking forward to welcoming new members to our team.

    HEG is an Equal Opportunity Employer. All qualified applicants will be considered without regard to race, color, religion, sex (including pregnancy, gender identity, and sexual orientation), parental status, national origin, age, disability, genetic information (including family medical history), political affiliation, or military service.

    Please send a letter of interest (including date of availability) and CV or resume to Lisa Harris (lharris@heg-inc.com) and Jonathan Damp (jdamp@heg-inc.com).

  • 07/17/2022 15:27 | AAC Board Admin (Administrator)

    The Archaeological Conservancy (TAC) is the only national organization that acquires, preserves, and manages archaeological sites in the U.S. Founded in 1980, the organization is seeking a Southwest Regional Director based in Albuquerque, NM.

    ArchCons_Job-SW-22.pdf

  • 05/25/2022 08:23 | AAC Board Admin (Administrator)

    Outreach Notice: Coconino NF Tribal Relations Program Manager GS-11/12. The Coconino National Forest is conducting outreach efforts to identify candidates interested in a not-to-exceed (NTE) 120 days Detail or Temporary Promotion opportunity and a permanent position as the Forest Tribal Relations Program Manager located in Flagstaff, AZ. Responses required by June 3, 2022 (see the last two pages of the attached flyer for response form) to Michelle Paduani, Email: michelle.paduani@usda.gov, Phone Number: 812-276-8587

    Tribal Relations Program Manager Outreach.pdf

  • 05/18/2022 21:18 | AAC Board Admin (Administrator)

    Arizona State Museum at the University of Arizona is in search of an Assistant Manager, Permits Office (Cultural Institutions Compliance Professional III). The Assistant Manager, Permits Office position is within the Research Division of the Arizona State Museum (ASM) and is supervised by the Arizona Antiquities Act (AAA) Administrator. The incumbent assists in fulfilling ASM’s state mandated responsibilities. In coordination with the AAA Administrator, the incumbent is primarily responsible for the daily operations of the ASM Permits Office, including handling public inquiries, records management, and processing of AAA Permit applications and materials received pursuant to state law.

    The ideal candidate for this position is expected to be a self-starter and demonstrate the ability to balance working independently and as part of a team. The successful candidate will exercise judgement in setting daily priorities and a high degree of professionalism, work ethic, and interpersonal engagement with colleagues while working to support ASM’s state mandates. Applicants should have an appreciation of the responsibilities involved in administering the elements of the Arizona Antiquities Act.

    Established in 1893, Arizona State Museum is the oldest and largest anthropological research facility in the U.S. Southwest, with expansive collections that are exceptional resources for the study, teaching, and appreciation of the region’s 13,000-year human history.

    Outstanding UA benefits include health, dental, and vision insurance plans; life insurance and disability programs; paid vacation, sick leave, and holidays; UA/ASU/NAU tuition reduction for the employee and qualified family members; state and optional retirement plans; access to UA recreation and cultural activities; and more!

    The University of Arizona has been recognized for our innovative work-life programs. For more information about working at the University of Arizona and relocations services, please click here.

    Duties & responsibilities:

    • Assists the AAA Administrator in processing AAA Permit applications, including reviewing all AAA Blanket and Project-Specific Permit applications for completeness, preparing permits, obtaining necessary signatures, and returning materials to applicants.
    • Reviews qualifications of prospective Project Directors and Principal Investigators for listing on AAA Permits.
    • Receives draft reports and project deliverables for work conducted under AAA Permits and ensures that required deliverables are submitted.
    • Assists the AAA Administrator with report review and provides comments and revision requests.
    • Assists the AAA Administrator in developing policy and guidelines relevant to the implementation of the AAA.
    • Maintains paper and electronic records for the Permits Office including quotes, invoices, Notices of Intent, and reports, and works with the University of Arizona Research, Innovation and Impact Business Center.
    • Assists the AAA Administrator in invoicing tasks.
    • Orders supplies for the ASM Mandated Programs offices according to established department procedures.
    • Conducts regular inventory of Permits working files.
    • Supervises student employees and interns.
    • Additional duties may be assigned.

    Knowledge, skills & abilities:

    • Knowledge of archaeology and archaeological experience, preferably within the Southwest and with cultural resources management in the United States.
    • Ability to qualify under current Arizona Antiquities Act (AAA) standards as a Principal Investigator for the purposes of a AAA Permit.
    • Working knowledge of the Arizona Antiquities Act (A.R.S. §§ 41-841 through 41-846).
    • Ability to read USGS 7.5’ maps and understanding the UTM & PLSS location systems.
    • Demonstrable skills working with Microsoft Access and ESRI ArcGIS.
    • Effective interpersonal and communication skills (both verbal and written).

    Minimum Qualifications:

    • Bachelor's degree in anthropology (specializing in archaeology) or equivalent advanced learning attained through professional level experience required.
    • Minimum of 5 years archaeological experience working with a cultural resources management agency or firm in the United States is required.

    Preferred Qualifications:

    • Master's degree in anthropology (specializing in archaeology).
    • Five years of archaeological experience working with a cultural resources management agency or firm in the southwestern United States.
    • Research and field experience in the archaeology of the southwestern United States.
    • Supervisory experience in cultural resource management archaeology in the southwestern United States.
    • Formal, professional training in Section 106 of the National Historic Preservation Act.
    • Prior use of the AZSITE Geographic Information System.
    • Prior use of the Arizona State Museum's Archaeological Records Office materials, or similar.
    • Research and field experience in archaeology in the United States.
    • Supervisory experience in cultural resource management archaeology in the United States.
    • Experience in reading USGS 7.5’ maps and understanding the UTM & PLSS location systems.
    • Experience working with Microsoft Access and ESRI ArcGIS.

    FLSA Exempt, Full Time (40 hours per week), Benefits Eligible, Annual Salary $47,735, Grade 7, Open Until Filled, Apply with a Resume and Cover Letter.

    https://arizona.csod.com/ux/ats/careersite/4/home/requisition/10042?c=arizona

  • 05/01/2022 12:32 | AAC Board Admin (Administrator)

    ECORP Consulting, Inc. has an immediate need for field archaeologists for an ongoing project in Imperial County, California. Responsibilities include pedestrian survey, site mapping and recording, and other duties as assigned. Work is expected to be approximately four weeks.

    Minimum requirements include a Bachelor of Arts or Bachelor of Science degree in Anthropology or other closely related field, successful completion of an archaeological field school or field methods course at an accredited university in the United States, and at least 1 year of full-time professional experience. 

    Wages are based on level of education, relevant experience, and quality of references.    Bachelor’s Degree wage range is $24 to $27/hour. Master’s Degree in Anthropology and Registered Professional Archaeologists wage range starts at $30/hour. All positions include paid mileage between ECORP’s closest office and the project location, hotel, and per diem. These are temporary non-benefited positions.

    If interested, submit resume, work history, wage requirements, and a minimum of two references to jobs@ecorpconsulting.com.

    ECORP Consulting is an Equal Opportunity Employer

  • 04/25/2022 21:34 | AAC Board Admin (Administrator)

    WestLand Resources Inc. is seeking on-call Archaeology Field Technicians for our growing Arizona team. If you are looking for a flexible work schedule, interesting and diverse projects, and an opportunity to learn and grow with a terrific company, then WestLand is the place for you! Our crews can be found working throughout the Southwest on CRM projects for private and public sector clients. For out-of-town work that includes overnight or longer duration stays, per diem and single-occupancy hotel rooms are provided. The successful candidates can be based out of either WestLand's Phoenix or Tucson office. When you join WestLand, you join a growing, employee-owned company with a reputation for providing high-quality results and excellent service.

    Qualifications

    • Associates Degree or higher in Archaeology, Anthropology, or a related field. Prior on-the-job archeology experience may substitute for educational requirements. 
    • Previous experience in archaeology. 
    • Ability to conduct fieldwork for long hours in a desert environment featuring extreme temperatures, rough terrain and potential high altitudes. 
    • Ability to carry up to 60 pounds of equipment and supplies. 
    • Ability to bend and kneel for long periods of time. 
    • Ability to travel out of town for work throughout the Southwest, often on short notice and for extended periods (paid drive time, per diem and hotel provided). 
    • Reliable personal transportation to WestLand offices or local field sites. 
    • Ability to work as a member of a cohesive team. 
    • Ability to work in a fast paced and creative environment.

    Key Functions:

    • Under direction of a field supervisor, conduct archaeological field work (field survey, testing, monitoring and data recovery excavations). 
    • Under direction of field supervisor, record artifacts, features and other manifestations using Trimble GIS, map archaeological features and sites, draw scaled profiles and plans, and maintain paperwork, notes and records. 
    • Process and catalog artifacts and other materials under lab staff supervision. 
    • Perform preliminary analysis and lab tasks under lab staff supervision. 
    • File and scan records and paperwork. 
    • Complete record searches and report tables under supervision of senior staff.

    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.

    To learn more about WestLand Resources, please visit our website at www.WestLandresources.com To apply, visit our careers section at Westland Resources Job Listings

    EOE AA M/F/Vet/Disability 

  • 04/04/2022 21:22 | AAC Board Admin (Administrator)

    The Forest Service is hiring for recreation and archaeologist positions across the nation. Jobs are available in a variety of exciting and rewarding locations. If your passion is working in the great outdoors or preserving and protecting some of America's most exciting cultural resources, the Forest Service invites you to apply!

    Recreation specialists and technicians perform most of their duties outdoors, which could include trail repair, campground maintenance, visitor information, wilderness protection, and even patrolling on skis. Archaeologists work to learn about, interpret and protect the historical and cultural treasurers of our country and are so often involved in field investigations, site evaluation, and coordination with American Indian Tribes. 

    Apply on https://www.usajobs.gov/ - April 6 to 19, 2022

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