EcoPlan Associates, Inc., (EcoPlan) an environmental consulting firm, is seeking a full-time Archaeologist/Project Director to join our team of experienced and motivated professionals in our Mesa, Arizona office.
We are looking for an individual to lead and complete archaeological projects based primarily in the Arizona, southern California, and the desert Southwest region.
The Archaeologist/Project Director is expected to competently design and conduct field work compliant with state and federal regulations; conduct records research with SHPOs; coordinate utility clearances for fieldwork; and write and edit records reviews, Phase I, Phase II, Phase III, and monitoring cultural resource management technical reports. Responsibilities include directing field staff, guiding clients through the regulatory process, and assisting in the development of proposals and budgets.
This is a full-time, position that comes with benefits, including paid vacation and paid personal time, a comprehensive medical/vision/dental healthcare plan, and a retirement plan. Compensation is commensurate with capabilities and experience. Starting position pays $25/hour if preferred qualifications are met.
-Graduate degree specializing in archaeology, anthropology, or a closely related field;
-Permittable as a Project Director in Arizona and southern California;
-Permittable with the Bureau of Land Management in Arizona and southern California;
-Archaeological experience in the Southwest;
-Familiarity with permitting procedures of various Arizona and California State and Federal agencies;
-Demonstrated report writing experience;
-Strong research and analysis skills;
-A sound understanding of the NHPA and NRHP-eligibility;
-Minimum field experience of two years;
-Knowledge of North American prehistoric and historic period archaeology;
-Willingness to travel locally and nationally;
-Excellent verbal and written communication skills; and
-A valid driver’s license and access to reliable transportation.
The position requires the regular use of Trimble GPS, ArcGIS, transit/total stations, draw programs, and office-based data processing. Flexibility and willingness to travel often and frequently (both locally and out-of-state when required) is expected. This position also requires the ability to work outdoors in various types of weather, sufficient physical endurance to conduct archaeological field investigations in remote and challenging environments, and the ability to carry equipment (shovel, screen, GPS unit, cameras) while conducting fieldwork. This includes maintenance and responsible use of all EcoPlan-owned equipment. The ability to read and understand maps, prepare field records and drawings, and manage field teams is also required of this position. The position requires the ability to process field data and prepare well-written reports in accordance with EcoPlan standards. The Archaeologist/Project Director is expected to comply with EcoPlan company policies and make sure employees under their direction do as well. The successful candidate will begin work on or about March 1, 2022.
EcoPlan is an Equal Opportunity Employer. Candidates must have a valid driver’s license, be able to drive, and have access to reliable transportation. EcoPlan offers competitive compensation (commensurate with experience).
Please submit your cover letter, resume, compensation expectations, and the names and contact information of at least three professional references to email@example.com for consideration.