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Cultural Resources Technician

Employer
Swca Inc
Location
Phoenix, Arizona
Closing date
Jul 18, 2024

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Position Type
Cultural Resource Management
Discipline
Cultural Anthropology
Hours
Full Time
Organization Type
Business
About the opportunity

SWCA's Environmental Consultants is seeking archaeological technicians to join our Flagstaff, Phoenix, and Tucson offices. Hiring will be for temporary positions to assist with upcoming cultural resources management work across Arizona.

This is a full-time, temporary, hourly, field-based assignment that is expected to last until August 31st, 2024. Extension of this timeline is dependent on fieldwork needs of any additional projects that arise.

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
  • Assist with conducting archaeological fieldwork (including pedestrian survey, site identification, site recording / data collection, monitoring and data recovery excavations).
  • Conduct fieldwork for long hours in various environments including, but not limited to, extreme temperatures, inclement weather, and rugged terrain.
  • Accurately identify historic and prehistoric artifacts and features.
  • Assist with cultural resource records searches, laboratory analysis tasks, and other office work, as needed.
  • Work independently in a responsible manner.
  • Work as a productive member of a team and follow the direction of the field supervisor.

Experience and qualifications for success
  • Bachelor's degree or higher in Anthropology, Archaeology, or a related field.
  • Prior experience in CRM can substitute.
  • Must have a valid driver's license, the ability to pass a Motor Vehicle background screening, and have access to reliable transportation.
  • Able to carry equipment and supplies weighing up to 50 pounds.
  • Available for fieldwork on local projects and for fieldwork requiring extended travel (staying in a hotel or camping for up to 8 days at a time).
  • Must be able to pass client specific drug and alcohol screening.

Preferred qualifications:
  • Completed an archaeology Field School focusing on North American archaeological methods and cultural resources management.
  • Previous experience conducting archaeological fieldwork for CRM firms in the southwest.
  • Experience collecting field data utilizing modern mobile technology (tablet, Bluetooth GPS receiver, mobile software).
  • Ability to read and interpret topographical maps and navigate using a compass.
  • 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.

If you would like to contact SWCA regarding the accessibility of our website or need assistance completing the online application process due to a disability, please email accommodations@swca.com or call 1-480-581-5378. This contact information is for disability accommodation requests only. All other inquiries will not receive a response.

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.

A Cultural Resources Technician in this Arizona-based position can expect an hourly rate of $18.75 - $24.75/hr. 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.

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