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Posted: 04/26/2016

Environmental Design & Research (EDR)
Cultural Resources

At EDR, the primary goal of the cultural resource management group is to identify, evaluate, and mitigate impacts to archeological sites and historic structures, and to ensure that the potential effect of a proposed undertaking on significant cultural resources is taken into account during project development and review. EDR provides strategic regulatory compliance services to guide our public and private sector clients through the requirements of National, State and Local historic preservation laws. We are members of the American Cultural Resources Association (ACRA) and are well-versed in cultural resource regulations such as: Section 106 of the National Historic Preservation Act (NHPA), Section 14.09 of the New York State Parks, Recreation & Historic Preservation Law, and the New York State Environmental Quality Review Act (SEQRA). At EDR, a Registered Professional Archeologist (RPA), supported by an experienced staff of Geographic Information Systems (GIS) analysts and mapping specialists, landscape architects, community planners, and environmental regulatory compliance and visualization professionals, offer services that include: archeological and cultural resource investigations (Phases 1A, 1B and 2), National Register of Historic Places eligibility evaluations, visual impact assessments, and excavation oversight.

Project Archaeologist
Professional Opportunity
Syracuse, NY

Environmental Design & Research, Landscape Architecture, Engineering, & Environmental Services, D.P.C. (EDR) is seeking an experienced, versatile, team orientedProject Archaeologist to join our Environmental Services Division. The qualified candidate will have 3-5 years of experience directing archaeological field projects in New York, the northeast, and/or mid-Atlantic states; strong writing skills and demonstrated ability to prepare cultural resources report; familiarity with both pre-contact (Native American) and historic-period archaeological sites and artifacts; and a working understanding of federal and state regulatory processes (e.g., NEPA, Section 106, Section 14.09, SEQRA). In addition, this position will require regular use of Trimble GPS, ArcGIS and office-based data processing, ability to travel (locally and out of state when required), ability to work outdoors in all kinds of weather, physical endurance to conduct archaeological field surveys in remote and challenging environments, ability to carry equipment (shovel and screen, GPS unit, cameras) while conducting fieldwork, ability to read and understand maps, and ability to prepare field records and drawings. The successful candidate must also have strong leadership skills, work well with other disciplines in a team environment, and be able to negotiate multiple concurrent projects. Must have a minimum BA/BS degree (MA/MS preferred) in anthropology, history, or related field.

EDR is a multi-disciplinary environmental consulting and design firm that has been in business for over 35 years (since 1979).  EDR began providing cultural resources services in 2010, and since that time has conducted dozens of cultural resources investigations in New York State and the Northeast and our senior cultural resources staff meet the Secretary of Interiors Guidelines (per 36 CFR Part 61) in their respective fields.  EDRs staff includes a diverse group of environmental professionals with expertise in cultural resources (archeology and historic structures), stream and wetland delineations, ecology, wildlife biology, botany, visual impact analysis, Geographic Information Systems (GIS), environmental permitting, zoning and land use analysis, technical writing and research.


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How to apply
To apply for this position, please submit your resume and letter of interest to syr@edrdpc.com or in writing to: Environmental Design & Research, Landscape Architecture, Engineering, & Environmental Services, D.P.C., Human Resources, 217 Montgomery Street, Suite 1000, Syracuse, New York 13202

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