Topic ID #42082 - posted 1/30/2020 9:17 AM

Archaeological Field Director – Riverside County, CA

PaleoWest Archaeology

Job Opens: January 30, 2020

Job Closes: March 1, 2020


Archaeological Field Director – Riverside County, CA

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.

PaleoWest is looking to fill a position for Archaeological Field Director for construction Riverside County, CA.

The ideal candidate has experience in executing/directing monitoring treatment plans, writing reports, conducting resource documentation and assessments, and supervising archaeological monitors. Additionally, candidates must have the following qualifications:

       Minimum of 5 years of professional archaeological fieldwork experience in California, specifically Mojave, Colorado and Sonoran Desert regions.

       Minimum of 2 years as Field Director

       Ability to qualify as a Field Director on a BLM Cultural Resources Use Permit

       Ability to conduct cultural resources investigations and prepare associated documents and technical reports as necessary for cultural resources management

       Excellent communications skills

       Ability to conduct field work, walking in rough terrain and challenging weather

       Ability to manage multiple tasks and oversee field personnel

Ideal candidate will possess the following skills and experience:

       A master’s degree in anthropology, archaeology, or related field

       Candidates with a bachelor’s degree in anthropology, archaeology, or related field and extensive experience will be considered

       Can disseminate technical information and maintain knowledge of agency regulations/requirements and initiatives associated with implementation of historic preservation laws

       Experience with all phases or archaeological investigations (e.g., survey, testing, and monitoring)

Pay will be commensurate with the applicant’s experience. Successful candidates should be motivated, resourceful, dedicated, and organized. Duties will include coordinating and reporting to the Cultural Resources Specialist, supervising field staff, working in desert conditions while managing the monitoring program, training staff in field methods, reporting, and having a working knowledge of cultural resources management.

 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.

Please submit a current resume, cover letter, at least two professional references, and two writing samples to, using the subject line: Riverside Archaeological Field Director.


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