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Posted: 01/06/2012

SWCA Environmental Consultants
Cultural Resources

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

Cultural Resources Project Manager
Professional Opportunity
Denver, CO

We are seeking a Cultural Resources Project Manager for our Denver office located in Broomfield, Colorado.  The selected candidate will assist in the continuing development of SWCAs cultural resource program and expand SWCAs professional reputation in cultural resources consulting. This is a regular, full-time, salaried position. Salary will be based on individual qualifications and experience.

We offer an informal, team-oriented work environment, competitive wages, and a competitive benefits package, including an employee stock ownership plan (retirement).


  • Manage all aspects of projects, including development of staffing plans, fieldwork with  travel, research, and report writing and review;
  • Assist in overall business development, marketing, and developing new client relationships;
  • Conduct and oversee field research, including inventory, data collection, monitoring, and analysis;
  • Coordinate with other staff to schedule personnel, vehicles, and other resources for projects;
  • Supervise, direct, and instruct personnel in the field and in the office;
  • Assist with training and mentoring junior staff in Cultural Resource Management compliance;
  • Develop and manage project budgets effectively and coordinate productively with clients;
  • Prepare proposals, reports, and other technical documents, monitor field procedures, and contribute to research designs;
  • Take initiative, resolve problems, and create improved procedures to assure tasks are completed in the most effective manner, and;
  • Work closely with SWCAs managers and directors throughout the company for project work, scheduling, and promoting professional credibility.


·         M.A. or M.S. degree or higher in Archaeology, Anthropology, or related field strongly preferred.

·         A minimum of three years experience in supervisory fieldwork and report completion is required.

·         Ability to be listed on the Register of Professional Archaeologists (RPA) and to be listed on SWCA permits preferred.

·         Experience in scheduling and budgeting of projects related to cultural resources.

·         Excellent technical writing skills with a record of completing technical reports in a timely fashion.

·         Experience preparing cultural resources NEPA documentation a plus.

·         Ability to work independently as well as supervise small or large field crews.

·         Ability to work with a variety of colleagues, clients, and agency representatives required.

·         A commitment to quality and willingness to assume fiscal and scheduling responsibilities to projects of all sizes and scopes required.

Headquartered in Phoenix, Arizona, SWCA has offices throughout the West, Pacific Northwest, and the Pacific Islands.  Since its founding in 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

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How to apply
Resumes must be received through our online application system to receive consideration. Please use the link 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. 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.

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