Cultural Resources Discipline Leader
Company: HELIX ENVIRONMENTAL PLANNING
Posted on: June 18, 2022
HELIX Environmental Planning, Inc. (HELIX), a growing,
employee-owned environmental consulting firm, is seeking an
experienced, highly motivated Cultural Resources Discipline Leader
to join our California Cultural Resources management team. HELIX
supports a hybrid work environment that balances the ability to
work in one of our offices and from home, and this position can be
located in any of our California office locations. HELIX provides
cultural resource management, CEQA/NEPA, biological, habitat
restoration, regulatory permitting, environmental compliance
monitoring, acoustics and noise control, air quality and greenhouse
gas, and GIS services to both the public and private sectors.
Why work for HELIX? We prioritize our employees. We have been an
employee-owned firm since 2004, providing employees a vested
interest in the firm's success through our Employee Stock Ownership
Plan (ESOP). Our employees describe us as team-oriented, caring,
flexible, and driven by our standards of integrity.
HELIX offers a competitive benefits package, that includes:
Health Coverage (Medical, Dental, Vision)
Personal Time Off
We also have robust, award-winning wellness, professional growth,
employee development training and community volunteer programs, and
Cultural Resources Discipline Leader
The statewide Cultural Resources Discipline Leader will be a senior
member of the HELIX team, reporting to the CEO. This position
includes developing business opportunities, working with the
Cultural Resources Group Managers to ensure the quality and
consistency of technical approaches across offices, assisting in
the recruitment of cultural resources staff, facilitating sharing
of employee resources, and identifying employee development
opportunities within the cultural resources teams. Additionally,
this position will work with HELIX's leadership team in development
and implementation of strategic planning goals as well as
supporting interdisciplinary coordination, business development,
and project management efforts. The ideal candidate must possess
strong project management and leadership skills, with the proven
ability to complete projects within time and budget constraints.
They will have strong interpersonal skills with the ability to
build strong, collaborative relationships among team members,
staff, clients, and agencies.
General scope of responsibilities for Cultural Resources Discipline
Companywide Business Development. Take the lead in finding and
developing business opportunities for HELIX's cultural resources
practice, including prehistoric and historic archaeology,
architectural history, and Native American consultation.
Ensure Quality and Consistency of Technical Approaches Across
Offices. Ensure consistency across HELIX offices in our cultural
resources data collection, analysis, mitigation, and
Facilitate Sharing of Employee Resources. Assist the Cultural
Resources Group Managers to facilitate sharing of employee
resources and workloads across offices.
Employee Development. Identify and develop opportunities for
employee training within the discipline of cultural resources.
Support Practice Leaders. Provide interdisciplinary support to
Practice/Discipline Leaders in fields such as environmental
compliance or habitat restoration.
Recruiting. Help identify areas where key cultural resources hires
would be beneficial to HELIX and participate in efforts to recruit
excellent candidates for those positions. Help recruit and retain
as-needed archaeologists. Help build and maintain relationships
with Native American tribal representatives and monitors.
Help Develop and Implement Strategic Planning Goals. Provide input
for the strategic planning process and development of strategic
planning goals. Help support, and lead as applicable, the
implementation of the firm's annual strategic planning goals.
Project Management/Principal Archaeologist/Principal Architectural
Historian. Serve as a contract manager, project manager, and
Principal Archaeologist or Principal Architectural Historian.
Manage large projects and on-call contracts to the satisfaction of
HELIX and our clients, completing high-quality work products on
time and within budget, to HELIX standards, and to the satisfaction
of the government lead agency/HELIX clients.
Administrative Tasks. Complete required administrative tasks
(timesheets, invoices, backlog estimates, etc.) on time and to the
satisfaction of the administrative managers.
Other Tasks. Work with CEO on other tasks as requested.
HELIX is an equal opportunity employer that is committed to
diversity and an inclusive work environment. We encourage all
qualified applicants to apply regardless of gender, race, color,
religion, sex (including pregnancy, gender identity, and sexual
orientation), parental status, national origin, disability, age,
genetic information (including family medical history), political
affiliation, military service or veteran status. These protections
extend to all management practices and decisions, including
recruitment and hiring, appraisal systems, promotions, training,
and career development programs.
#culturalresources #archaeology #architecturalhistoryMinimum
Requirements for Cultural Resources Discipline Leader
Master's Degree in archaeology, anthropology, history, or closely
At least 10 years of experience in archaeology or architectural
history that includes preparation of proposals and archaeological
or architectural history studies/reports and experience with agency
A successful track record in business development in California,
with proven sales generation and client relationships
Knowledge of the federal and California laws and regulations
pertaining to historic and archaeological resource management and
an understanding of regulatory agency programs, procedures, and
policies related to cultural resource management, including NHPA,
CEQA, and NEPA
Experience coordinating with Tribal representatives, resulting in
positive Tribal relationships
Strong research, writing, organizational, and verbal communication
Must be able to travel occasionally to all of our HELIX office
Additional Skills Considered a Plus for Cultural Resources
Registered Professional Archaeologist
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