A Career With Us
Pacific Legacy, Inc. is a Cultural Resources Management firm dedicated to providing quality archaeological and cultural resource management services. We help our clients navigate through the regulatory compliance processes and provide an integrated historic preservation program to assist in overall planning — from design to mitigation.
Pacific Legacy is seeking as-needed archaeologists for projects throughout Northern California. Responsibilities may include records searches and background research, field surveys, excavation (testing and data recovery), construction monitoring, and assistance with report preparation.
Candidates must have a Bachelor’s degree or higher in Anthropology or related field and at least four years of experience in California archaeology. Lodging and meals per diem is offered. Work schedules during the field season may vary from short term (i.e. a few days) to long term (over several months) field work.
Candidates must be comfortable with strenuous hiking and changing climate conditions; knowledge of basic California culture and history; possess excellent written/verbal communication skills; ability to identify artifacts and cultural features; to work and communicate efficiently with other agencies, Native American Groups and construction crew; and possess a valid California Driver’s License with 3 years clean driving record.
Positions will be filled on a project-by-project basis.
Compensation: Salary determined based on experience. Excellent benefits after a qualification period.
Pacific Legacy has an immediate opening in both our El Dorado Hills and Berkeley (California) offices for an Archaeological Supervisor.
Masters or PhD in Anthropology/Archaeology/CRM, preferably with a focus on the prehistoric or historical archaeology of the Great Basin and California;
Five years prior experience supervising CRM projects;
Demonstrable knowledge of federal, state and local laws, ordinances, and regulations applicable to cultural resources (e.g., Section 106, National Environmental Policy Act, Archaeological Resources Protection Act, Native American Graves Protection and Repatriation Act, California Environmental Quality Act, AB 52);
Technical writing skills and experience preparing cultural resource technical reports
Must have a valid driver’s license and ability to drive project vehicles; and
Experience working for federal land managing and regulatory agencies is a plus.
The ideal candidate has the ability to:
Supervise, coordinate and provide direction to project team members;
Manage budgets and project tasks, and ability to prepare proposals;
Manage multiple projects at once with attention to detail;
Successfully meet project budgets and scheduling requirements;
Research, write and analyze archaeological data sufficient to produce high quality reports;
Demonstrate proficiency in Microsoft Word, Excel, and Access. A working knowledge of Adobe Illustrator is a plus;
Collect and process GPS data. Ability to use a GIS application such as Arc View is a plus;
Conduct Native American consultation and coordination of Native American Monitors; and
Work in remote areas with rough terrain and changing weather conditions for extended field sessions that may involve camping.
Compensation: Salary determined based on experience. Pacific Legacy offers excellent employment benefits.