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Archaeologist/Principal Investigator - Portland, OR/Bothell, WA/Boise, ID

19400001437 Requisition #
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  • Possess a MA or higher degree in anthropology or archaeology and meet the Secretary of Interior’s Professional Qualifications for Archaeology.
  • Minimum of 5-8 years of professional experience in cultural resources management (CRM) with a pattern of progressive achievements.
  • Minimum of 2-3 years of prior experience in CRM in a supervisory capacity.
  • Expertise conducting cultural resource surveys and evaluating resources for NRHP and/or state register eligibility in the Pacific Northwest. Experience with ArcCollector or other GIS-based field apps a plus. Sound knowledge of soils, geomorphology, and how to describe them.
  • Able to write cultural resource reports for Section 106, due diligence, and state or county permit projects in a timely fashion.
  • Excellent writing skills. (Writing samples welcome.)
  • Experience with ESRI, Adobe, and Microsoft Office (Word, Excel, Access and PowerPoint.
  • Experience conducting surveys, test excavations, and data recovery projects.
  • Knowledgeable of federal, state, and local historic preservation and cultural resources regulations. Experience writing cultural resource sections of NEPA and state-level permit applications (i.e. OR EFSC, WA SEPA or EFSEC) a plus.
  • Ability to be permitted as a Principal Investigator on BLM, USFS, and State lands.
  • Experience working with Oregon, Washington, and/or Idaho SHPOs. Experience working with and guiding clients through consultations with Native American tribes and/or THPOs a plus.
  • Project or task management experience, able to propose on projects, knowledgeable with the wind and solar permitting requirements as they pertain to cultural resources in the Pacific Northwest.
  • Experience managing CRM projects or tasks, including ability to effectively manage a budget, invoicing, schedules, personnel allocation/planning, manage field crews, and work as an integral part of a widely dispersed team.
  • Strong leadership and mentoring skills.
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills.

We thank all applicants for their interest, however, only those candidates selected for interviews will be contacted.

Please no phone calls or agencies.


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