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Posted: 03/01/2011

Employer
SWCA Environmental Consultants
Cultural Resources

SWCA Environmental Consultants is an employee-owned company of cultural and natural resource scientists and planners. Our professionals specialize in natural and cultural resource management, environmental planning, regulatory compliance, and sustainability services. Headquartered in Phoenix, Arizona, SWCA has offices throughout the West, Pacific Northwest, Pacific Islands, and provides services on projects throughout the U.S. and its territories. Since 1981, SWCA has achieved a national reputation for providing its clients with professional integrity as well as creative solutions based on sound science. SWCA ranks among Engineering News-Record’s Top 200 Environmental Firms. We offer an informal, team-oriented work environment, competitive salaries, and a competitive benefits package, including a stock ownership plan.


Position
Archaeologist Field Supervisor
Type
Professional Opportunity
Location
Durango, CO
Details
$DOE
 

SWCA Environmental Consultants is an employee-owned company of cultural and natural resource scientists and planners. Our professionals specialize in natural and cultural resource management, environmental planning, regulatory compliance, and sustainability services.

Headquartered in Phoenix, Arizona, SWCA has offices throughout the West, Pacific Northwest, Pacific Islands, and provides services on projects throughout the U.S. and its territories. Since 1981, SWCA has achieved a national reputation for providing its clients with professional integrity as well as creative solutions based on sound science. SWCA ranks among Engineering News-Record’s Top 200 Environmental Firms. We offer an informal, team-oriented work environment, competitive salaries, and a competitive benefits package, including a stock ownership plan.

We are actively seeking to fill an Archaeological Field Supervisor position within the Cultural Resources Program for our Durango, Colorado office. The successful candidate will lead field crews, supervise research, prepare reports, and participate in business development and client relations. This is an hourly position and the successful candidate will typically work 40 hours per week depending on workload. Pay will be competitive, based on individual qualifications and experience. Exceptions to the below qualifications may be made for applicants that can demonstrate comparable experience.

Required Skills

• Excellent written and oral communications skills;

• Ability to take initiative, resolve problems, and create improved procedures to assure tasks are completed in the most effective manner;

• Leading field crews in the performance of archaeological fieldwork;

• Conducting archaeological monitoring, survey, testing, and data recovery;

• Organizing and tracking of all field records and data;

• Assisting with mapping responsibilities in the field, including collection of GPS data using Trimble units (ArcPad experience is a plus);

• Ability to communicate professionally with client representatives and landowners in the field and elsewhere;

• Willingness to travel as necessary;

• Ability to travel and conduct fieldwork for long hours, sometimes in inclement weather and rugged terrain, and ability to carry equipment and supplies weighing up to 40 pounds.

Required Experience

• A minimum of two years experience with a wide range of field methodologies, including archaeological survey, testing, excavation, and monitoring, as well as report preparation and project management;

• Experience in the northwestern New Mexico and/or southwestern Colorado;

• A Bachelor’s Degree in anthropology, archaeology, or a closely related field;

• Ability to be listed on federal, state, and tribal cultural resource permits in New Mexico and Colorado, including the New Mexico BLM Northwest and Dinetah permit areas and the Southern Ute Indian Tribe.

Visit SWCA’s web site, www.swca.com, and discover why SWCA is a great place to work for environmental professionals interested in sound science and creative solutions. SWCA is proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer and encourages women, minorities, individuals with disabilities and covered veterans to apply.

OPen until
none given

How to apply
How to Apply: Resumes received through our online application system will receive priority consideration. Please use the link below to apply online. By clicking on new resume you can upload your cover letter and resume. If you need assistance or accommodations to apply, please contact us at recruiting@swca.com.

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