Topic ID #41380 - posted 8/1/2019 2:34 PM

Full-time mid-level archeologist (PA/PI) -- Tulsa or OKC


Title:                      Staff Archeologist

Firm:                      Cox|McLain Environmental Consulting, Inc. (CMEC)

Location:              Tulsa or Oklahoma City, OK

Job Description:

CMEC is seeking an energetic, self-motivated, team-oriented, and resourceful mid-level staff archeologist (Project Archeologist/Project Director/Junior PI depending on qualifications) to join our team. Duties may include—but are not limited to—conducting archival research; recording archeological and historic resources in the field independently; supporting client, resource agency, and landowner/land agent coordination; preparing and supporting the preparation of documents such as background studies, agency coordination letters, National Historic Preservation Act (NHPA) Section 106 consultation, National Environmental Policy Act (NEPA) sections, and technical reports; curating archeological materials and field records at state and federal repositories; supervising technicians, providing direction in field protocols and safety considerations, and performing real-time quality control on project documentation; and other tasks assigned by archeological and historic resources senior leadership and CMEC Principals for projects in Oklahoma, Texas, and surrounding states. This position will require the ability to work in difficult conditions (e.g., remote locations, summer heat, rough terrain) as well as bending, stooping, carrying field equipment, standing, and walking for extended periods of time, and making visual and tactile distinctions using color, texture, moisture content, depth, and distance.


Compensation will include a competitive salary and benefits package (health, vacation, profit sharing, etc.).



             Graduate degree in archeology, anthropology, history, historic preservation, or a closely related field

             Completion of recognized archeological field school

             2+ years of experience, preferably in cultural resources consulting or with a relevant agency

             Excellent written and verbal communication skills

             Ability to get along with a diverse, multidisciplinary team

             Excellent time-management skills to deal with overlapping deadlines



All of the above, plus any of the following:

             Permitted by BLM

             Previous supervisory experience

             Previous experience with scoping, budgeting, and proposal development

             Previous state DOT project experience

             Experience with a range of Global Positioning System (GPS) equipment

             Experience with tablet applications and resource databases

             Experience with geophysical survey or geoarcheological assessments

             RPA designation


If you are interested in a challenging and rewarding opportunity with a growing firm, please e-mail a short sample of original writing (e.g., an extract from a consulting report, honors or degree thesis, or research paper), cover letter, resume, and contact information for three references (all documents in PDF or MS Word format) to CMEC is an Equal Opportunity Employer.


Contact:      (please include "Mid-Level Archeologist” in the subject line)


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