About the opportunity
SWCA Environmental Consultants is actively seeking to fill a Cultural Resources Project Manager to support our Phoenix Office and general Arizona Cultural Resources team. This is a regular, full-time, salaried position. Candidates local to the greater Phoenix metropolitan area are strongly preferred.
Application deadline: Our team will begin reviewing applications immediately, and interviews will be scheduled with qualified candidates on a rolling basis. The application process will remain open until we have received a robust pool of qualified candidates. Once we have identified suitable individuals, we may close the application process without prior notice. We appreciate the time and effort invested by all applicants and will carefully consider each submission.
What you will accomplish
- Manage and participate in all aspects of cultural resources projects successfully, including budgeting, scheduling, research, fieldwork, report writing, curation.
- Collaborate with other project managers across offices and disciplines to successfully meet client and agency needs.
- Work with clients and agency representatives for successful project implementation.
- Prepare and create technical, high-quality proposals, work plans, reports, and literature reviews with little supervisory oversight.
- Oversee fieldwork and deliverables, adhering to SWCA's Quality Assurance/ Quality Control (QA/QC) program.
- Work independently in a responsible manner, resolving project challenges.
- Work within defined schedules and meet deadlines.
- Follow all health and safety procedures.
Experience and qualifications for success
- Bachelor's degree in Anthropology, Archaeology, or a related field.
- Minimum of seven (7) years of experience in Cultural Resource Management or environmental consulting, including at least two years in a supervisory capacity, whether in the field or in the office.
- Demonstrated expertise in federal, state, and local cultural resources laws and regulations.
- Ability to travel and conduct fieldwork for long hours will be required on certain projects.
- Strong communication skills, both verbal and written.
- Currently reside in the greater Phoenix metropolitan area or plan to relocate there in the immediate future.
- Must have a valid driver's license, the ability to pass a Motor Vehicle background screening, and have access to reliable transportation.
- Master's degree in Anthropology, Archaeology, or a related field.
- Able to be listed on federal and state permits in Arizona.
- Primary report authorship and experience providing quality control review of field documents.
- Project management experience includes working on a variety of project types and sizes, on all project aspects (from pre-field tasks through final report preparation), in multiple regions, and with a variety of regulatory agencies.
- Experience supervising junior staff.
- Experience leading archaeology crews on a variety of project types and sizes, regions, and agencies.
- Experience collecting field data utilizing modern mobile technology (tablets, Bluetooth GPS receivers, mobile software) and Trimble GPS units (Terrasync and/or ArcPad).
- Experience with computer-based programs such as Pathfinder Office, ArcGIS Desktop, Microsoft Office Suite, Adobe Acrobat, and others.
- CPR and First Aid certified.
Why Work at SWCA:
SWCA Environmental Consultants is a growing 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.
We are 100% employee-owned, and we build our success together. 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. We offer a supportive, team-oriented work environment and competitive wages and benefits, including an 100% employee stock ownership plan (retirement).
At SWCA, we support our team members in developing their careers to make them leaders in their industry. Our Career Landscape initiative is a process and guide designed to help develop chart rewarding career paths for employees at SWCA. We encourage professional conference attendance, internal and external professional development and training programs, education reimbursement, a Science and Leadership Program, and bonuses for publications meeting certain criteria. All regular status employees are eligible to participate in SWCA medical, dental, vision, employee assistance, wellness, life and disability plans, and are eligible to participate in the SWCA 401(k) Profit Sharing Plan and Trust. In addition, a technical (i.e., cell phone) allowance is offered.
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EOE - women, minorities, individuals with disabilities and veterans are encouraged to apply. At SWCA Environmental Consultants, we celebrate diversity and are committed to creating an inclusive work environment. We strongly encourage candidates from all backgrounds, including those with diverse experiences and veterans, to apply. We believe that a diverse and inclusive workforce enhances creativity, innovation, and overall organizational success.
SWCA is committed to salary equity and salary transparency for all its employees. In alignment with this commitment, SWCA posts good faith pay ranges in all its advertised job postings to promote pay equity and transparency.
An employee in this Phoenix, Arizona-based position can expect an annual salary of $70,200.00 - $91,000.00/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.
SWCA continues to invest deeply in career development programs, delivering our award-winning Career Landscape support resources to accelerate the growth of our staff. We recognize the valuable skills and experiences our internal team members bring to SWCA's continued success. Qualified internal candidates are encouraged to apply and will be seriously considered for this position. We believe in promoting from within, where possible, providing our existing employees with compelling opportunities to advance their careers.