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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 has an immediate opening in our El Dorado Hills office for a Geoarchaeologist.



  • Master’s degree in Archaeology, Geoarchaeology, Geology/Soil Science, Physical Geography or Anthropology;

  • Minimum of four years of prior archaeological experience, with one year of experience supervising geoarchaeological projects with demonstrated supervisory field experience;

  • Proficiency with Geographic Information Systems (GIS), including related ESRI software and apps including ArcGIS Pro, Survey 123, ArcGIS Online, and Field Maps;

  • Demonstrated 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);

  • Technical writing skills and experience preparing CRM reports and figures as demonstrated by authoring/coauthoring such reports.

  • Must have ability to be listed on various federal and state cultural resource permits.

  • Must be able to oversee all aspects of fieldwork including: excavation/data collection, inventory, analysis, and final report production.

  • Provide geoarchaeological background and analysis for a variety of projects.

  • Contribute to proposals and budgeting.


The ideal candidate has the ability to:

  • Supervise field crews;

  • Work collaboratively with fellow staff members to produce figures for reports and GIS deliverables;

  • Research, write and analyze archaeological data sufficient to produce high quality reports;

  • Assist with consultation with indigenous communities, community members, regulatory agencies, and key stakeholders;

  • Collect, process, and post-process GPS data using Trimble receivers and ESRI software and apps including ArcGIS Pro, Survey 123, ArcGIS Online, and Field Maps;

  • Use software platforms including Microsoft Word, Excel, and Access. A working knowledge of Adobe Illustrator is a plus;

  • Possess a valid driver’s license and the ability to drive field vehicles; and

  • Work in remote areas with rough terrain and changing weather conditions for extended field sessions.


Compensation and benefits, ranging between at $30-$40 an hour based on experience and qualifications.

Pacific Legacy offers excellent employment benefits that include:

·         Health, dental, and vision insurance

·         401K profit sharing plan

·         Paid time off

·         Paid holidays


Please send a cover letter outlining your experience and a current resume with three references to Samantha Schell, Director of Business Development Pacific Legacy is an Equal Opportunity Employer.  



Pacific Legacy is accepting resumes for Archaeological Technicians for a variety of projects throughout California. Candidates must have a bachelor’s degree or higher in Anthropology or related field, and one year of fieldwork experience in California.  


Job Summary of Roles and Responsibilities:


  • Demonstrate ability to perform pedestrian survey, test excavation, and data recovery excavation.

  • Provide support for field Supervisors in connection with evaluating cultural resource sites, site recording, providing accurate field notes and knowledge of digital photography.

  • Demonstrate ability to use topographic maps, aerial photographs and ability to operate GPS is a plus.

  • Ability to travel in remote locations for extended periods of time, if needed.

  • Ability to stand or kneel for long periods of time, carry up to 30 lbs of gear and hike in rugged terrain.


Compensation:  Salary determined based on experience, but base/starting rate with no experience is $20. 


Please provide a cover letter outlining your qualifications, and a current CV with references to or to the mailing address below. Pacific Legacy is an Equal Opportunity Employer.  

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