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Archaeology Project Manager

Westland Resources
Washington, District of Columbia
Closing date
Jul 22, 2024

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Position Type
Cultural Resource Management
Full Time
Organization Type
At WestLand, we are each driven by our own purposes and aspirations. We are encouraged to develop our own unique skills while also growing our business. For some, it's envisioning the lives of tribal ancestors as told by the artifacts uncovered on their lands. For others, there's no greater meaning than being in the field collecting data on flora or fauna. For our engineers and architects, it may be the pride in seeing a design come to life or solving a complex problem while navigating the complexities of environmental and permitting requirements. What unites us all, however, is our commitment to our clients and to each other.

WestLand is large enough to provide a wide range of opportunities for career growth yet nimble enough for you to forge your own unique business and professional path. We pride ourselves on an inclusive environment where talented and creative individuals work together on unique and inspiring projects, bringing innovative solutions to our clients. Make a difference with us at WestLand!

WestLand is adding full-time Principal Investigators/Project Managers to our growing Cultural Resources team in Washington and Oregon. Candidates for these positions may be remote or based out of our Bothell, WA; Spokane, WA; or Portland, OR offices. You will help to grow and mentor our cultural team as well as oversee the completion of projects across the west. In addition to project management and technical oversight, business development and client relations will also be key in this role.

What will I be doing?
  • Overseeing projects and assuring work meets professional standards.
  • Developing research designs and writing/reviewing technical reports.
  • Managing project budgets, teams, schedules.
  • Developing proposals and identifying necessary resources for successful project completion.
  • Coordinating with DAHP, state and federal agencies, clients, and/or Tribal representatives to assure successful project results.
  • Building relationships with current and future clients and teaming partners.
  • Participating in marketing efforts.
  • Leading and mentoring junior cultural resources professionals.
  • Occasional fieldwork may be required.

What qualifications are required for this role?
  • Strong project management skills including attention to detail, responsiveness, and the ability to manage multiple projects and balance priorities.
  • A minimum of a master's degree in Archaeology, Anthropology, or related field.
  • At least five years of CRM supervisory experience, at least three of which have been in the Pacific Northwest.
  • Must be knowledgeable of local, state, and federal cultural resources regulations.
  • Experience writing and reviewing technical archaeological reports.

The salary range for this position is $78,500 - $100,000 annually.

What does WestLand offer you?
  • A comprehensive benefits package that includes 9 holidays, healthcare benefits, PTO, and 401k matching for full time employees. Flexible work schedules and remote/hybrid possibilities are available for most roles.
  • A multidisciplinary environment where projects are unique, creative, and challenging! A place where you can develop your own vision of clientele and projects, and where you get to work with our industry leaders daily!
  • An environment where you are set up for success! With two-way mentorship, financial incentives to publish your work, and tuition reimbursement for ongoing educational support, we have you covered! In addition, WestLand has developed a career-path structure to assist you in reaching those next steps in your career!
  • A collaborative work environment where information and ideas are shared across teams. Communication is clear and comes often. And our diversity of people and cultures means everyone always feels welcome at WestLand!

Westland is committed to creating a diverse environment and is proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, age, gender identity or gender expression, national origin, disability, or veteran status. We maintain a drug-free workplace and perform pre-employment substance abuse testing.

To apply, visit Westland Resources Job Listings

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