Topic ID #42225 - posted 3/3/2020 9:47 AM

Cultural Resources Monitor - Southern California


Southern California Cultural Resources Monitors


Cogstone Resource Management Inc. seeks reliable, responsible monitors to perform work in the San Diego and El Centro areas of California. Work is anticipated to consist of full time work for up to a year.  Work may be up to 6 days per week, 10 hours days. Overtime will be paid. Knowledge of California prehistoric and historical archaeology is desired.


Job Description

Monitors are responsible to document project activities, monitor construction BMPs, identify cultural resources in the event of an unanticipated discovery, and ensure construction does not impact culturally sensitive areas.  Ability to work well with construction crews and colleagues and to follow specific protocols is necessary.  Previous monitoring experience is preferred but not required.   


  • ·         BA in archaeology
  • ·         Two years of experience is preferred
  • ·         Competency in field and laboratory work
  • ·         Ability to conduct field work for long hours, in possible inclement weather conditions and the ability to carry equipment and supplies weighing up to 40 pounds
  • ·         Applicant must have a valid driver’s license, good driving record
  • ·         Supervisory experience a plus 

Skill Requirements

  • ·         Confidence in the construction environment
  • ·         Proficiency in use of tablets and standard office software
  • ·         Excellent field notes
  • ·         Experience with construction crews a plus
  • ·         Fossil preparation experience also a plus
  • ·         Ability to work independently with a diverse, multi-disciplinary team
  • ·         Self-motivated with strong initiative


Competitive pay rate is commensurate with education and experience. 

How to Apply

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 AAP/EEO Statement

It is the policy Cogstone to provide equal employment opportunity (EEO) to all persons regardless of age, color, national origin, citizenship status, physical or mental disability, race, religion, creed, gender, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity and/or expression, genetic information, marital status, status with regard to public assistance, veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by federal, state or local law. In addition, Cogstone will provide reasonable accommodations for qualified individuals with disabilities.

 Disclaimer: The above statements are intended to describe the general nature and level of work being performed by people assigned to this classification.  They are not to be construed as an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, duties, and skills required of personnel so classified. All personnel may be required to perform duties outside of their normal responsibilities from time to time, as needed.


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