Senior Archaeologist/Project Manager

Requisition Number
2021-11480
# of Openings
1
Office Location
US-CA-Pasadena
Program
Cultural Resources/Archaeology
Hire Type
Regular
Hourly/Salary
salaried

About the opportunity

SWCA Environmental Consultants is seeking a Senior Archaeologist/Project Manager in our Pasadena, California office. The Project Manager is a core member of the Cultural Resources Program, with ultimate responsibility for successfully winning and executing projects, and leading all aspects of project implementation.  This is a regular, full-time, salaried position that will report a Cultural Resources Team Lead. 

 

This position is a wonderful career-growth opportunity for the right candidate to join SWCA’s expanding cultural resources practice.

 

What you will accomplish

  • Project implementation to include staffing, fieldwork, research, report writing, and Quality Assurance/ Quality Control (QA/QC) review.
  • Maintain good working relationships with state and federal agency contacts and clients.
  • Author proposal scopes and budgets; lead proposals in their entirety.
  • Nurture and develop client relationships.
  • Supervise personnel in the field, office, and laboratory and mentor staff in career development.
  • Collaborate with SWCA’s managers, directors, and principal investigators on technical and business development efforts throughout the company.
  • Maintain SWCA’s high standard of scientific ethics and quality assurance and is motivated to identify and resolve problems in creative ways.
  • Collaborate as part of a multi-disciplinary environmental team.
  • Assist in the continuing development of SWCA’s Cultural Resource Program and expand SWCA’s professional reputation in cultural resources consulting and research throughout California and beyond.

Experience and qualifications for success

  • Master’s Degree in anthropology, archaeology, history, or a closely related field required.
  • Minimum of eight (8) years of experience in cultural resources management (CRM) on a variety of project types, sizes, regions, and agencies, with increasing levels of responsibility.
  • Minimum of four (4) years of experience in CRM in a supervisory capacity, whether in the field or in the office.
  • Experience managing CRM projects, including budgets, scheduling, and scopes of work preferred.
  • Meets the Secretary of the Interior’s Professional Qualifications Standards in archaeology.
  • Qualified for listing on the California statewide Bureau of Land Management permit as a principal investigator is required.
  • At least five (5) years of experience in California archaeology required.
  • Experience working with land development and state and local agency clients in Southern California is preferred.
  • Experience with implementing the California Environmental Quality Act, National Historic Preservation Act Sections 106 and 110, and National Environmental Policy Act permitting processes.
  • Experience in urban archaeology and historical archaeology, including desktop analysis to support assessment of archaeological sensitivity preferred.
  • Has completed all aspects of a project, from pre-field tasks to final report preparation for a variety of project types and sizes, regions, and agencies.
  • Has provided QA/QC review of field documents, site forms, and reports.
  • Has led large crews and/or multiple crews on a variety of project types and sizes, regions, and agencies.
  • Has worked on an interdisciplinary team of subject matter experts and planners.
  • Has conducted and is interested in conducting marketing, business development, and proposal writing.
  • Excellent technical writing skills with a record of completing technical reports in a timely fashion.
  • Team-orientated attitude with strong leadership and mentoring skills.
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills.

 

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. 

 

EOE - women, minorities, individuals with disabilities and veterans are encouraged to apply.

 

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