Topic ID #35768 - posted 5/28/2015 1:52 AM

Archaeologist - Los Angeles, CA

Jennifer Palmer

Job Description
Archaeologist(Job Number: 1500001706)
Energy Environment & Transportation
Environment & Planning
Los Angeles, CA
About ICF International
ICF International (NASDAQ:ICFI) partners with government and commercial clients to deliver professional services and technology solutions in the energy and climate change; environment and infrastructure; health, human services, and social programs; and homeland security and defense markets. Our Environment and Planning division provides a range of consulting services in environmental analysis and compliance (e.g., NEPA), land use planning, transmission planning, public affairs, permitting (e.g., renewable energy) and other emerging market sectors. Our clients include federal, state and local agencies, and private energy and utility companies. The firm combines passion for its work with industry expertise and innovative analytics to produce compelling results throughout the entire program life cycle, from research and analysis through implementation and improvement. Since 1969, ICF has been serving government at all levels, major corporations, and multilateral institutions. More than 4,500 employees serve these clients worldwide. ICF's Web site is
ICF is currently seeking an Archaeologist to be based in Los Angeles.     
Job Description
The objective of the Archaeologist position is a qualified individual to assist senior archaeologists in fieldwork, laboratory analysis, monitoring, and preparation of technical reports and environmental documents. Duties will include conducting and compiling background research, survey, testing, evaluation, data recovery, and construction monitoring, laboratory work, assistance with report preparation as well as other tasks as assigned. Position requires excellent field skills, artifact analyses, keeping of field notes and records, and writing key sections of reports (methods, results, artifact analyses).
Key responsibilities
Conduct studies and compliance approaches toward acquisition of permits and clearances (for federal, state, and local laws and regulations) or resource management plans. Support and coordinate technical work in archaeology, business development, client management and task order management.
Evaluate resources for California and National Registers.
Write and produce reports or documents.
Coordinate projects related to environmental compliance and resource management, including client contact, budget control, invoicing, schedule, personnel allocation/planning, public interest facilitation, technical approach development, and subcontractor involvement.
Assist senior-level resource lead and provide technical support in field and office settings. Assist with development of resource management recommendations, assess project effects on resources, and provide support to address complex resource problems and issues that require advanced technical or regulatory knowledge.
Contribute in a team setting toward business development efforts within subject matter expertise.
Collaborate in an integrated team with engineers, scientists, planners, regulators, and other stakeholders.
Preferred Skills/Experience
Master’s degree in Archaeology or related field.
Registered Professional Archaeologist certification.
4+ years of field experience in archaeological surveys and reconnaissance
Knowledge of GPS equipment is critical
Familiarity with southern California cultural resources and associated regulatory environment.
Excellent verbal and written communication skills
A history working with private, public sector clients, and regulatory agencies.
Ability to translate between science, planning, engineering, and policy.
A blend of strategic and tactical thinking as a well-rounded consultant.
A desire to excel and passion for rewarding work on complex environmental challenges.
Working knowledge of CEQA, NEPA, NHPA, and other state and federal environmental regulations.
Professional Skills
Problem-solving ability and analytical skills.
Orientation toward fulfilling client objectives.
Excellent verbal, interpersonal, and written communication skills.
Strong organizational and time management skills.
Ability to work effectively in multi-disciplinary teams.
Use of MS Word, Excel, PowerPoint, and Outlook.
Familiarity with Deltek Vision.
Knowledge of GPS equipment is critical.
ICF offers an excellent benefits package, an award winning talent development program, and fosters a highly skilled, energized and empowered workforce. ICF is an equal opportunity employer that values diversity at all levels. (EEO/AA – Minorities/Females/Veterans/Individuals with Disabilities) For a listing of other career opportunities at ICF, please visit our Career Center at
Primary Location : United States-California-Los Angeles

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