Senior Archaeologist

ECORP Consulting, Inc.
Chico, California
Closing date
Dec 10, 2021

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Position Type
Cultural Resource Management
Full Time
Organization Type
ECORP Consulting, Inc. is seeking a qualified, experienced, and dynamic senior-level archaeologist for our Northern California practice. This position is located in Chico.

Responsibilities include, but are not limited to:

  • serving as a Principal Investigator on projects throughout northern California;
  • coordinating project tasks to meet cost and schedule objectives;
  • participating in field and laboratory work;
  • working with cultural resources staff in other offices in a lead or support role;
  • providing mentorship and leadership to mid-level and junior staff;
  • authoring cultural resources technical reports;
  • developing new business from referrals from new and/or existing clients and assisting with marketing efforts;
  • preparing cultural resources proposals and assisting with the preparation of multidisciplinary proposals;
  • assisting the Group Manager and/or Department Director with supervision and review of department staff members;
  • advising clients and agencies on compliance matters; and
  • serving as a tribal liaison.

Minimum requirements include:

  • a master's degree or higher in anthropology or archaeology;
  • a minimum of 10 to 15 years of experience in environmental and cultural resources management consulting in California;
  • Registered Professional Archaeologist (or ability to become certified as such upon hire);
  • ability to carry out fieldwork and/or construction monitoring, which may require periodic travel and work in extreme or challenging physical environments;
  • ability to function effectively in a fast-paced team environment but also to work independently;
  • ability to work collaboratively with others in a smaller multidisciplinary office setting;
  • willingness and ability to travel regionally for project and business development needs;
  • a strong working knowledge of the federal and state regulatory settings;
  • proven ability to senior author cultural resource management reports; and
  • knowledge of the prehistory, history, archaeology, and ethnography of Northern California.

The following qualities and skills are highly desired:

  • proven track-record of business development and staff mentorship;
  • demonstrated experience serving as a consultant in an advisory capacity to clients;
  • project management experience, including a proven ability to be on time and on budget;
  • excellent problem-solving skills, particularly in complex CRM projects;
  • ability to communicate effectively in writing and through oral presentations; and
  • strong organizational skills and work ethic.

ECORP offers a comprehensive list of benefits and benefit options for its full time, regular employees and is an Equal Opportunity Employer. If interested, please submit your resume and salary request to

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