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Mid-Level Archaeologist

Environmental Science Associates
Sacramento County, California
Closing date
May 28, 2022

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Environmental Anthropology
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Level Experienced Job Location Sacramento Office - Sacramento, CA Position Type Full-Time Education Level Bachelor's Degree

We are looking for an Archaeologist in the Sacramento area with5+ years of experiencesupervisory and technical writing experience; tasks willalso include: performing cultural resources monitoring, surveys, testing and data recovery,recordation of archaeological and historic architectural resources, and preparingenvironmental permit applications and supporting documentation.

Who We Are

ESA is a 100% employee-owned environmental consultingfirmdeliveringworkthat matters.

We plan, design, permit, mitigate, and restore-for projects across our communities, infrastructure systems, open spaces, and wildlands.

Our scientists, planners, historians, archaeologists, engineers, designers, and technical specialists provide critical thinking, in-depth analyses, and committed follow-through to guide successful policy development and project planning and deliver enduring multi-objective solutions.

At ESA, we believe every employee has a unique combination of knowledge, skills, and experience that contributes to our success.

We value diversity and inclusion and celebrate the differences that make each of us unique. Our culture is built on mutual respect, recognizing that the collective sum of our individual differences and life experiences fosters our continued success and achievement for our employee-owners and our clients.

Collaborating with colleagues from a variety of backgrounds, experiences, and perspectives leads to better solutions and opportunities for everyone. We celebrate the differences-age, color, physical ability, ethnicity, family or marital status, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, language, national origin, race, religion, veteran status, and other characteristics-that make each of us unique.

Who You Are

You have education, training, and experience in cultural resources management including some or all of the following: cultural resources monitoring, surveying, testing and data recovery, and recordation of archaeological and historic architectural resources. You hold an advanced degree in Archaeology, Anthropology, Geology or a related science, and have a minimum of 5yearsin supervisory role and writing CEQA/Section 106technical reports.

You are known for preparing technicalreports and other documents that are clear, concise, well-written and supported and for your ability to present information understandably to project team members. CHRIS records search and GIS experience are a plus.

You deliver your project assignments on time and within budget and can developscopes, schedules, and budgets.

You are confident working outside, in remote and rural settings, as well as in urban environments. Physical outdoor work may include, but may not be limited to, extensive field work and site visits in all types of weather, traversing uneven ground and sometimes steep terrain in forested environments, fields, arid lands, along stream banks, and in coastal/intertidal areas. May be exposed to inclement weather and uncomfortable working conditions.Fieldwork is anticipated to be up to one week per month.

You are an effective team member and communicator who works collaboratively on multi-disciplinary teams.

You can also interact collaboratively with tribal partners.

What You Will Do for ESA

Apply critical thinking and problem solving to select and apply standard techniques, methods, and procedures for a wide range of cultural resources studies. You will collect, interpret, and analyze field survey data and may serve as a technical/resource specialist in one or more cultural resource disciplines.

Serve as a primary author of environmental documents potentially including technical memoranda, technical reports, and CEQA and Section 106 of the NHPA documents.

Complete specific project tasks and/or manage projects, including the technical or logistical aspects of delivering specific components of a project's scope, meeting with team members to gauge progress toward schedule, scope and budget, serve as a point of contact for team members with questions and provide status reports to the Project Manager, and, for some projects, serve as Project Manager.

Perform cultural resources monitoring, surveys, testing and data recovery, and recordation of archaeological and historic architectural resources, and prepare environmental permit applications and supporting documentation.

You will thrive in a fast-paced, challenging environment and be able to manage multiple responsibilities and deadlines while working on a team or independently.

What ESA Will Do for You

Joining ESA means becoming part of a close-knit team of environmental professionals who contribute to outstanding projects, improve environmental stewardship, and advance a more sustainable and resilient future for our communities and wild places.

At ESA, we spend our days helping to keep the environment in balance, and we want to help keep your life in balance too-by providing benefits such as medical, dental, and vision insurance (paid at 70% for you AND your family), a 401(k) plan with company match, an employee stock ownership program, and paid vacation, sick leave, and holidays, to name a few.

No matter what stage you are at in your career, we provide opportunities for continued growth, development, and recognition. Whether you want to further your technical expertise, sharpen your business acumen, or help lead the next generation of employee-owners, we want to support you in reaching your career goals, and we believe these efforts will not only benefit you, but will also benefit all ESA colleagues and clients. Specific programs we offer include tuition reimbursement, professional development bonuses, and attendance at conferences.

What's Special About OurESA's Cultural Resources Team

OurCultural Resources Teamincludesprehistoric and historical archaeologists, geoarchaeological specialists,tribal consultation specialists,architectural historians, historians,and paleontologiststhat provide expertise for manylocal, state, and federal agencies on the West Coast.Our work matters becausewe assist agencies in ensuring that our nation's history and that ofthe tribalcommunitieswe workwith are protectedwhere possible and treated with respect when projects encroach on resources.We value creative thinking, teamwork, and multi-disciplinary and cross-disciplinary engagement and integration.

In accordance with ESA's duty and responsibility to provide and maintain a safe workplace that is free of known hazards and to minimize the exposure to potential hazards, any employee who works from an ESA office or conducts any other in-person ESA work-related activity is required to submit their proof of vaccination status or have received an approved exemption and accommodation.

ESA is an Equal Opportunity Employer, committed to a diverse and inclusive work environment. (EOEM/V/F/D)
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