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.
Editor and Office Manager
We have an immediate opening for an experienced editor and office manager. The successful candidate must possess excellent organizational skills and attention to detail in exercising a wide range of duties in support of Pacific Legacy’s Kailua office. The successful candidate will be responsible for document production (editing, formatting, and compilation) of reports prepared by Pacific Legacy staff. Experience in the cultural resource management sector is necessary and the successful candidate may be asked to assist with archaeological field projects on a limited basis. Candidates must have considerable experience using Microsoft Word, Excel, and Adobe Acrobat. Candidates should also have a familiarity with proper usage and spelling of Hawaiian words.
Job Qualifications and Capabilities:
Associate or Bachelor’s degree, or a high school diploma with commensurate and demonstrable experience;
Administrative experience supporting an office environment;
Strong computer skills in Microsoft Office applications (particularly Word and Excel) and Adobe Acrobat;
Proficiency with Adobe Illustrator is desirable.
Edit, format, and produce technical reports;
Prepare letters and documents as needed;
Take the lead on document tracking;
Maintain office supplies;
Provide periodic assistance and support to the company’s California offices;
Assist Supervisors with field logistics including transportation, accommodation, and equipment rental;
Assist with archaeological fieldwork as needed.
Pacific Legacy offers generous compensation according to experience and competency. Pacific Legacy is an equal opportunity, affirmative action employer.
Please provide a cover letter outlining your qualifications, and a current CV with three references to
or to the mailing address:
Pacific Legacy, Inc.
Attn: Mara Mulrooney, Ph.D.
30 Aulike Street, Suite 301
Kailua, HI 96734