About the opportunity
We are seeking a Senior Cultural Resources Project Manager for the Southern California region. The Cultural Resources Project Manager is a core member of the Cultural Resources Program, responsible for managing client relationships, supervising staff, successfully winning and executing projects, and leading all aspects of project implementation. This is a regular, full-time, salaried, benefits eligible position.
SWCA Environmental Consultants is a growing, 1,500+ staff, employee-owned firm, providing a full-spectrum of environmental services. Our Vision (the North Star) is to make SWCA the best workplace and industry leader in sustainability, bringing sound science and creative solutions to global environmental challenges while maintaining a dedication to employee-ownership. We live our core values: we collaborate as #OneSWCA; we are #AlwaysLearning, we #NeverSettle, and we #GiveBack.
What you will accomplish
Project implementation to include staffing, fieldwork, research, report writing, and Quality Assurance/ Quality Control (QA/QC) review.
- Maintain good working relationships with state and federal agency contacts and clients
- Nurtures and develops client relationships
- Supervises personnel in the field, office, and laboratory.
- Collaborates with SWCA's managers, directors, and principal investigators on technical and business development efforts throughout the company.
- Maintains SWCA's high standard of scientific ethics and quality assurance and is motivated to identify and resolve problems in creative ways.
- Collaborate as part of an interdisciplinary environmental team.
- Assists in the continuing development of SWCA's Cultural Resource Program and expands SWCA's professional reputation in cultural resources consulting and research throughout California and beyond.
Experience and qualifications for success
- A minimum of both a Bachelor's (B.A. or B.S.) and a Master's (M.A. or M.S.) Degree in Anthropology, Archaeology, History, or related field.
- Meets the Secretary of the Interior's Professional Qualifications Standards in archaeology.
- Minimum of ten (10) years of cultural resources experience supporting a variety of project types, sizes, regions, and agencies, with increasing levels of responsibility.
- Minimum of three (3) years of experience in CRM in a supervisory capacity, whether in the field or in the office.
- Minimum of five (5) years of experience managing projects.
- Experience managing CRM projects, including budgets, scheduling, and scopes of work.
- Qualified for listing on the California statewide Bureau of Land Management permit.
- Extensive experience with California archaeology, or similar cultural area.
- Demonstrated experience in federal, state, and local laws and regulations related to the management of cultural resources (CEQA, NEPA, Section 106 of the NHPA)
- Has completed all aspects of a project, from pre-field tasks to final report preparation for a variety of project types and sizes, regions, and agencies.
- Has provided QA/QC review of field documents, site forms, and reports.
Preferred Qualifications or Helpful:
- Excellent technical writing skills with a record of completing technical reports in a timely fashion.
- Ability to adapt quickly to changes in project needs, agency requests, and more.
- Ability to work independently and collaboratively with a variety of colleagues, clients, and agency representatives.
SWCA Environmental Consultants is a growing employee-owned firm, providing a full spectrum of environmental services. With offices across the United States, SWCA is one of the largest environmental compliance firms and ranks among Engineering News-Record's Top 200 Environmental Firms.
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An employee in this Pasadena, CA-based position can expect a salary of $101,790.00-$135,720.00/year. Actual pay within this range may depend on experience, qualifications, geographic location, client requirements where applicable, and other factors permitted by law. Regular-status employees are also eligible for performance bonuses. Candidates are also encouraged to consider SWCA's Total Rewards package, which includes a competitive Benefits package, forward-thinking workplace flexibility, outstanding corporate culture, award-winning career development, and more.