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Senior Archaeologist / Project Manager

Logan Simpson
Reno, Nevada
Closing date
May 17, 2024

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Position Type
Cultural Resource Management
Full Time
Organization Type
Job DescriptionJob DescriptionSalary: $68,640 - $93,600

Logan Simpson is an award-winning, multidisciplinary consulting firm that specializes in environmental consulting, cultural resource management, community planning, and landscape architecture design services. Our goal remains simple: to help guide responsible change. From the beginning, our founders were focused on protecting natural resources and advancing the wellbeing of our communities.

We are seeking a candidate who will contribute to our diverse, collaborative, and innovative team; maximize the opportunity to learn new techniques and skills; and bring new tools and ideas to the table.

Logan Simpson has an immediate opening for a regular full-time Senior Archaeologist / Project Manager to be based out of our Reno, Nevada office.

Responsibilities Include:
  • Planning and managing all phases of cultural resources projects including survey, archaeological monitoring, testing and data recovery.
  • Interacting with clients and land managers.
  • Technical report production.
  • Preparing scopes of work and cost estimates.
  • Meeting project scope, schedule, and budget obligations.
  • Conducting quality control/quality assurance reviews of field data and reports.
  • Some administrative duties and office management such as recruiting and hiring temporary staff, supervising and mentoring staff, participating in marketing and business development efforts, and managing Logan Simpson's equipment and fleet in Nevada.

Position Requires:
  • Qualifications for permitting as Principal Investigator for multiple Nevada BLM Districts.
  • Bachelor's or Master's degree in Anthropology or closely related field, or equivalent experience.
  • 6+ years of archaeology consulting or agency experience including 3+ years of supervisory experience.
  • 3+ years of archaeology experience in the Great Basin or the Southwest.
  • Expert knowledge of Section 106 of the National Historic Preservation Act.
  • Willingness to conduct fieldwork when needed.
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills.
  • Experience independently preparing, reviewing, and editing complex technical documents for a full range of cultural resources projects.
  • Residence in Reno, Nevada or willingness to relocate to Reno.
  • Possess a valid driver's license and a clean driving record.

Preferred Qualifications:
  • A Registered Professional Archaeologist (RPA).
  • Meets the Secretary of the Interior's Professional Qualification Standards for Archaeology.
  • Previous experience preparing cultural resources sections for documents related to the National Environmental Policy Act (NEPA).


This is a full-time position paid on a salaried basis between $68,640 to $93,600 annually, depending on experience and education.

Logan Simpson offers the following benefits and perks:
  • A Comprehensive benefits package which includes medical, dental and vision plans, firm paid Life/AD&D, Long-Term Disability coverage, and a 401(k) with a firm match.
  • Paid time off starting at 16 days off per year, and 7 paid holidays plus 1 floating holiday.
  • Work on a variety of interesting projects.
  • Support for professional conference attendance and external trainings.
  • Internal professional development program.
  • Tuition reimbursement program.
  • Babies-at-Work program.
  • Paid Costco memberships, paid parking, and reimbursement for public transit costs.

If interested, please apply and attach a resume and a cover letter.

Diversity, inclusion, and respect are at the core of our values. Here at Logan Simpson, we believe we have a responsibility as a firm to promote and guide responsible change. To do that, we embrace the unique perspectives and experiences of each of our talented staff members. We strive to create an inclusive workplace to connect us closer to our clients and the communities we serve.

Logan Simpson is proud to be an equal opportunity employer. No staff member or applicant is ever denied equal opportunity or discriminated against because of race (including hair style), color, religion (includes religious dress and grooming practices), sex, pregnancy, gender identity, gender expression, national origin, age, disability (physical or mental), genetic information, parental status, sexual orientation, marital status, political affiliation or belief, military or veteran status, or any other prohibited factor, including equal pay for staff members who perform equal work. Staff members are recruited, hired, and promoted based on the individual who is the most qualified for that particular position.

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