Topic ID #36936 - posted 4/11/2016 1:50 PM

Historical Archaeologist/Project Director



jallan1948

WSA, Inc., a highly respected Cultural Resources Management firm, has an immediate opening for a historic archaeologist to serve as a full-time Project Director in our Orinda, CA (San Francisco Bay area) office. Applicants should have a proven background in conducting background research, Phase I, II and III fieldwork and reporting, managing and directing cultural resource projects primarily in California (San Francisco Bay Area a plus). Responsibilities will include management of surveys, site evaluation and data recovery in support of Section 106, NEPA, and CEQA compliance; analysis for, and preparation of technical documents in support of EIRs, EISs and other environmental documents; preparation and implementation of research designs and treatment plans; technical report writing; QA/QC of staff reports; assistance in proposal preparation and client development. Candidates must meet the Secretary of the Interior’s Qualification Standards 36 CRF 61 as an Archaeologist. 

Required Education/Experience:
Ph.D. degree in anthropology, archaeology, historical archaeology, or related field required. Register of Professional Archaeologists (RPA) certification preferred. Minimum of five years of supervisory or management experience in CRM. M.A. in anthropology, archaeology, historical archaeology, or related field may be acceptable with adequate experience. The successful applicant will have excellent written and verbal communication skills, and experience reviewing and editing technical reports and managing budgets for a full range of cultural resources projects. Architectural history experience a plus (e.g., experience documenting and evaluating built resources). 

Compensation: 
WSA offers comprehensive benefits and a competitive compensation package.  Eligibility for benefits is earned with length of service and includes paid vacation and holidays, a Simple IRA, participation in health, dental, vision, and life insurance programs. Salary will be commensurate with experience.

To apply for this position, please submit a cover letter, current vitae, salary requirements, a technical writing sample, and at least three references via email to personnel@williamself.com. WSA is an affirmative action employer and is committed to the policies and procedures that promote equal employment opportunity. Affirmative Action and Equal Employment Opportunity are imperative WSA objectives.






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