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Archaeological Field Technician (Archaeologist)

Environmental Science Associates
Sacramento County, California
Closing date
Oct 10, 2022

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Full Time
Environmental Anthropology
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Level EntryJob Location Sacramento Office - Sacramento, CAPosition Type SeasonalEducation Level Bachelor's Degree

We are looking for an On-Call Archaeological Field Technician in the Sacramento Area.

Who We Are

We are a 100% employee-owned environmental consulting firm that values diversity and inclusion and celebrates the differences that make each of us unique. Our culture is built on mutual respect, recognizing that our variety of backgrounds, experiences, and perspectives leads to better solutions, which fosters our continued success for our employee-owners and clients.

Who You Are

You are an effective team member experienced in archaeological monitoring, surveys and documentation of archaeological resources in accordance with applicable local, state, and federal guidelines and requirements, and experienced in working with Native American monitors.

You hold a Bachelor's degree in archaeology/anthropology or related field and have a valid driver's license.

You are familiar with working on active construction sites, completing DPR 523 forms, and are knowledgeable of archaeological materials common to the region and have a minimum of three years of field experience in Northern California.

You have the ability to work in a wide variety of field conditions (weather, terrain, etc.) and are able to work some nights and/or weekends.

What You Will Do for ESA

Perform all aspects of archaeological monitoring on construction sites, coordinating with construction personnel, and interacting with Native American monitors. Successful candidates will fulfill the following duties:

  • Monitor construction activities and identify archaeological resources
  • Effectively communicate with construction crews and project personnel
  • Write and maintain written daily survey, monitoring, recordation, and cataloging logs, including utilizing electronic data collection tools and GIS mapping applications
  • Identify and accurately communicate compliance concerns and potential non-compliance

What's Special About ESA

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.

You are eligible to participate in ESA's sick leave program. You may be eligible to participate in our employee stock ownership program and tax deferred 401(k) plan if you meet the eligibility requirements for these plans.

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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