Topic ID #39675 - posted 6/27/2018 5:03 PM

Field Archaeologist (Overland Park)


ERM is seeking a Field Archaeologist to join our global consulting firm as part of the cultural heritage team. The position is based in our Overland Park, KS office. Experience in prehistoric and historical archaeology is required, and previous experience with telecoms is preferred, but not required. Your role will consist primarily of providing NEPA/SHPO site review and related services, including project oversight, management of field projects, research, reporting, and agency and client communication. Must meet SOI standard for PI. Geographically broad U.S. archaeological experience preferred. Job position requires frequent travel with overnight stays.


  • Perform and/or oversee archaeological field surveys.
  • Conduct research at SHPO, BLM, Regional Archaeology Offices as needed, in person and online.
  • Prepare agency submittals and final deliverables for client.
  • Interpret federal regulations and requirements for the client.
  • Support historic structures surveys of Area of Potential Effect (APE) with the guidance of an architectural historian.
  • Support community and Tribal consultation and respond to public comments.
  • Track the progress of numerous projects through the compliance process.
  • Provide client with frequent updates via email, telephone and other media.
  • Perform Phase I Environmental Site Assessments per ERM-provided training.
  • Collect field data for natural resources compliance submittals. 


  • Graduate degree in archeology, anthropology, or closely related field.
  • Meet or exceed the Secretary of the Interior’s Professional Standard for archaeology to perform NEPA/SHPO for major federal actions/federal undertakings.
  •  At least two years of full-time professional experience or equivalent specialized training in archeological research, administration or management. 
  • At least four months of supervised field and analytic experience in general North American archeology.
  • Demonstrated ability to carry research to completion.
  • Excellent communication and computer skills.
  • Ability to work within a team as well as independently.
  • Ability to thrive in a fast-paced consulting environment.
  • Handling multiple simultaneous tasks and site assignments, meeting deadlines, and traveling to client facilities.
  • Willingness to travel.


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Qualified candidates will be contacted by email, and requested to complete a pre-interview or video questionnaire. Based on review of these responses, shortlisted candidates will be invited for interviews. Thank you for your interest in ERM!


Environmental Resources Management (ERM) is a leading global provider of environmental, health, safety, risk, social consulting services and sustainability related services. We have more than 160 offices in over 40 countries and territories employing more than 4,500 people who work on projects around the world. ERM is committed to providing a service that is consistent, professional and of the highest quality to create value for our clients. We have worked with many of the Global Fortune 500 companies delivering innovative solutions for business and selected government clients helping them understand and manage the sustainability challenges that the world is increasingly facing.

For over 40 years we have been working with clients around the world and in diverse industry sectors to help them to understand and manage their environmental, health, safety, risk and social impacts. The key sectors we serve include Oil & Gas, Mining, Power, and Manufacturing, Chemical and Pharmaceutical. All face critical sustainability challenges and our clients in these and many other areas rely on our ability to assist them operate more sustainably which has a positive impact on our planet.

Our people are outstanding, our workplace is energized! And we continuously strive to be the preferred place for environmental and other professionals to build meaningful and rewarding careers.

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