Staff Level Archaeologist - Emergencies
Company: SWCA Environmental Consultants
Posted on: November 20, 2023
Staff Level Archaeologist - Emergencies
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About the opportunity
SWCA's Pasadena Cultural Resources Program is actively seeking an
entry to mid-level archaeologist (HR Title = Cultural Resources
Technician) to join our multi-disciplinary team in Pasadena,
California. This is an on-call, hourly position, and pay will be
based on individual qualifications and experience. In this role you
will be expected to perform desktop reviews and web-based queries
for cultural resources throughout southern and central California.
Work will involve utilizing a variety of online tools including
ArcGIS Online, Google Earth, Field Maps, Smartsheet, and Fulcrum.
This position offers a unique opportunity to apply practical
knowledge of California cultural resources to a desktop-based
review system. Reviews will be performed in a fast-paced
environment working within a larger, collaborative team. This
position will require phone and email communication with the
client. It will also intermittently require work beyond regular
business hours. There is potential for cross training in this role
for several programs that vary from cultural review to coordination
and support. Our Pasadena office offers a unique work environment
and specializes in Natural Resources, Cultural Resources, and
Permitting. The candidate could fill 1 of the 2 staff-level roles
based on skill and years of relevant experience:
- Assistant Staff Archaeologist:
Typically up to 1 year of experience
- Staff Archaeologist: Typically up to 2 years of experience
What you will accomplish
- Answer phone/email requests for environmental support
- Conduct cultural resource desktop reviews and web-based
database queries with an internal tracking database
- Review online historic aerial and topographic map websites to
assist in determinations and resource occurrence potential
- Review listed resources and develop/apply appropriate
- Be available outside normal business hours one week per
Experience and qualifications for success
- A bachelor's degree in anthropology, archaeology, history, or a
closely related field is required.
- A minimum of one (1) year of experience in cultural resources
management (CRM) on a variety of project types, sizes, regions, and
- Experience drafting and reviewing of field documents, site
forms, and reports preferred.
- Experience with implementing the California Environmental
Quality Act (CEQA) and National Historic Preservation Act (NHPA)
Section 106 processes is preferred.
- Reliable internet connection required.
- Able to work independently and collaborate with a variety of
colleagues and clients.
- Must enjoy working in a fast-paced, cross-functional team
environment while working on interesting and challenging projects
with tight schedule.
- Preferred candidate will have proficiency in MS-Office,
MS-Outlook, and Internet/Intranet technologies; ArcGIS, Google
Earth, Field Maps, Fulcrum, and Smartsheet familiarity a plus. 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 email@example.com
or call 480-581-5378. This contact information is for disability
accommodation requests only. All other inquiries will not receive a
response. SWCA is committed to salary equity and salary
transparency for all its employees. In alignment with this
commitment, SWCA posts good faith pay ranges on all its advertised
job postings to promote pay equity and transparency. An employee in
this Pasadena, CA - based position can expect an hourly pay rate
for an Assistant Staff Archaeologist $23.63 - $30.38/hour and a
Staff Archaeologist $26.16 - $33.47/hour. Actual pay within this
range may depend on experience, qualifications, geographic
location, client requirements where applicable, and other factors
permitted by law.
EOE - women, minorities, individuals with disabilities and veterans
are encouraged to apply. This position is eligible for our wellness
paid time off, employee assistance program and wellness program
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