Topic ID #42076 - posted 1/29/2020 1:42 PM

Archaeological Project Manager – Salt Lake City, Utah

PaleoWest Archaeology

Job Opens: January 29, 2020

Job Closes: February 29, 2020


Archaeological Project Manager – Salt Lake City, Utah

PaleoWest is a solution driven cultural resources 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, fostering new technologies that advance our industry while better protecting fragile cultural resources, and promoting professional development within the framework of innovation.

We are currently seeking an Archaeological Project Manager for our Salt Lake City, Utah, office. This is a full time, salaried position that comes with a great benefits package, huge growth potential, and an aggressive bonus program.

The successful applicant will work alongside our existing staff to successfully navigate cultural resources regulations for our clients. Candidates must have a master’s degree in anthropology, archaeology, or a closely related field and seven years of demonstrated professional experience working on and leading archaeological survey, monitoring, and data recovery projects. Experience with the archaeology and history of the Great Basin and Colorado Plateau is required. The successful candidate will work most days in our Salt Lake City office, which is located in the heart of the vibrant Sugar House neighborhood. However, they will oversee local and non-local field projects and should be able and willing to travel throughout Utah, Nevada, and adjacent states.

Desired knowledge, skills, and abilities include the following:

·       Ability to be listed as a Field Director/Crew Chief on BLM Cultural Resource Use Permits in Utah and/or Nevada is required, at a minimum. Strong preference will be given to candidates who have previously been listed as a Field Director/Crew Chief on a BLM permit in one of these states, who have been or can be permitted by the BLM as a Principal Investigator, and/or who hold or meet the qualifications for a Utah Public Lands Policy Coordination Office Principal Investigator permit.

·     Excellent oral and written communication skills and commitment to achieving team goals

·     Knowledge of federal and state regulations pertaining to cultural resources

·     Demonstrated experience managing all types of archaeological projects, including preparing budgets and proposals, keeping projects on budget and on schedule, and consulting with clients and agencies

·     Demonstrated experience writing and preparing cultural resource technical reports

·     Demonstrated experience in business development and winning work

·     Demonstrated leadership abilities including providing guidance and oversight to field crews and office/reporting staff

Salary will be commensurate with experience, and bonuses will be offered for exceptional performance. Our benefits package includes health insurance, a 401(k) plan with employer matching after six months of employment, personal time off, telecommuting, and a flexible work schedule.

All applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to age, race, creed, color, national origin, ancestry, marital status, affectional or sexual orientation, or sex.

If you are interested in joining our rapidly growing team of professionals, please email a current resume, cover letter, contact information for at least two professional references, and two professional writing samples to, using the subject line: Salt Lake City Archaeological Project Manager.


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