Topic ID #41473 - posted 9/6/2019 10:32 AM

Senior Archaeologist-CA

PaleoWest Archaeology

Position: Senior Archaeologist

Location: California offices located in San Diego, Mission Viejo, Monrovia, Walnut Creek

PaleoWest Archaeology is a solution-driven cultural resource consulting firm that prides itself on employing the best CRM professionals in the industry.  Headquartered in Phoenix, Arizona, PaleoWest places an emphasis on supporting our clients’ needs by fostering new technologies that advance our industry and promoting professional development within an innovative and forward-thinking environment.

Required Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:

·       A Master’s degree in Anthropology, Archaeology, or related field

·       Meets the Secretary of the Interior’s Standards and Guidelines for Archaeology

·       Minimum of 7 years of management experience

·       Excellent oral and written communication skills

·       Experience in preparing a variety of technical reports and management plans

·       Experience developing and overseeing project budgets and proposals

·       Meets the California BLM requirements for Field Director or Principal Investigator (previous listing on a Cultural Resources Use Permit is a plus)

·       Experience working in California (experience in other western states is a plus)

·       A solid understanding of CEQA and NHPA Section 106

·       Ability to manage multiple tasks and oversee field personnel

·       Experience managing all phases of cultural resource investigations (survey, testing, monitoring, etc.), Field or Lab Director experience preferred

·       Experience completing environmental compliance reviews for state and federal agencies

·       Can make recommendations regarding historic preservation and compliance issues

The successful candidate will work closely with our Office Principal and other staff in our California offices. Salary will be commensurate with experience and bonuses will be offered for exceptional performance. Our benefits package includes health insurance, and a 401(k) plan with employer matching.


How to Apply:

If you are interested in joining our rapidly growing team of professionals please submit a current resume, cover letter, at least three professional references, and two writing samples. Submit your CV to with the subject line Senior Archaeologist - CA. Applicants will be contacted if selected for an interview.


PaleoWest is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability, or other characteristics protected by law.


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