Senior Archaeologist / Principal Investigator
Cultural Resources · Salt Lake City, Utah
Logan Simpson is an award-winning, multidisciplinary consulting firm that specializes in environmental consulting, cultural resource management, community planning, and landscape architecture design services. Our goal remains simple: to help guide responsible change. From the beginning, our founders were focused on protecting natural resources and advancing the wellbeing of our communities.
We are seeking a candidate who will contribute to our diverse, collaborative, and innovative team; maximize the opportunity to learn new techniques and skills; and bring new tools and ideas to the table.
Logan Simpson has an immediate opening for a regular full-time Principal Investigator/Senior Archaeologist in our Salt Lake City office or working remotely in Cedar City, Utah.
- Planning and managing all phases of cultural resources projects including survey, archaeological monitoring, testing and data recovery
- Providing quality assurance/quality control support for the cultural team
- Working with and building relationships with clients and tribal, federal, state, and municipal agencies
- Technical report production
- Preparing scopes of work, cost estimates, and project proposals
- Meeting project scope, schedule, and budget obligations
- Participating in marketing and business development efforts
- Meet the Secretary of the Interior’s Professional Qualification Standards for Archaeology
- Qualifications for permitting as Principal Investigator with the Utah Public Lands Policy Coordination Office (PLPCO) and at least one Bureau of Land Management (BLM) subarea in Utah
- Master’s degree in Anthropology or closely related field
- 12+ years of archaeology consulting or agency experience
- 5+ years of archaeology experience in the Great Basin or the Southwest
- Expert knowledge of Section 106 of the National Historic Preservation Act
- Willingness to conduct fieldwork when needed
- Excellent written and verbal communication skills, and experience independently preparing, reviewing, and editing complex technical documents for a full range of cultural resources projects
- Be able to work cooperatively in a team-oriented setting
- Must be fully vaccinated against COVID-19. Exemptions from vaccination may be considered for medical reasons or for a sincerely held religious belief.
Preferred, but not required:
- A Registered Professional Archaeologist (RPA)
- Previous experience preparing cultural resources sections for documents related to the National Environmental Policy Act (NEPA)
This full-time position is paid on a salaried basis between $68,640 – $93,600, dependent upon experience.
Logan Simpson offers the following benefits and perks:
- A Comprehensive benefits package which includes medical, dental and vision plans, firm paid Life/AD&D, Short-Term and Long-Term Disability coverage, and a 401(k) with a firm match.
- Paid time off starting at 16 days off per year, and 7 paid holidays plus 1 floating holiday.
- Work on a variety of interesting projects.
- Support for professional conference attendance and external trainings.
- Internal professional development program.
- Tuition reimbursement program.
- Babies-at-Work program.
- Paid Costco memberships and reimbursement for public transit costs (if based in SLC office).
If interested, please apply and attach a resume and a cover letter.
Diversity, inclusion, and respect are at the core of our values. Here at Logan Simpson, we believe we have a responsibility as a firm to promote and guide responsible change. To do that, we embrace the unique perspectives and experiences of each of our talented staff members. We strive to create an inclusive workplace to connect us closer to our clients and the communities we serve.
Logan Simpson is proud to be an equal opportunity employer. No staff member or applicant is ever denied equal opportunity or discriminated against because of race (including hair style), color, religion (includes religious dress and grooming practices), sex, pregnancy, gender identity, gender expression, national origin, age, disability (physical or mental), genetic information, parental status, sexual orientation, marital status, political affiliation or belief, military or veteran status, or any other prohibited factor, including equal pay for staff members who perform equal work. Staff members are recruited, hired, and promoted based on the individual who is the most qualified for that particular position.