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Archaeologist

Job Tracking ID:  512171-532534
Location:   Los Angeles, CA | Fresno, CA | Redlands, CA | Santa Barbara, CA
Job Type:  Full-Time/Regular
Date Updated:  March 01, 2017
 
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Job Description:

Rincon Consultants, Inc. is a multi-disciplinary environmental science, planning, and engineering consulting firm with offices in Ventura, Los Angeles, Carlsbad, San Luis Obispo, Monterey, Riverside, Oakland, Sacramento, and Fresno, California. Rincon was founded in 1994 and is currently staffed by more than 90 archaeologists, paleontologists, botanists, wildlife biologists, wetland scientists, restoration ecologists, arborists, professional planners, professional engineers, environmental scientists, and geologists. In addition to our broad range of services and staff qualifications; one of our key strengths is our active involvement in projects from "inception-to-implementation."

Rincon is seeking qualified field archaeologists for various projects located throughout California. Candidates must have professional archaeological field experience and be familiar with the practical requirements of survey, evaluation, and monitoring projects. Familiarity with the applications of CEQA and NEPA are preferred.

Experience and Skills:

Education: A Bachelors degree in archaeology, anthropology, or a closely related field plus at least two (2) years of professional experience identifying, documenting, and evaluating cultural resources for significance. A Masters degree may be used in lieu of one year of field experience. Cross training in paleontological studies is preferred. Candidate must be able to work independently and make on-the-ground decisions during monitoring and other fieldwork. Field experience within the Great Basin, Mojave, and California deserts is preferred.

Candidates must have their own transportation, a valid drivers license, and must be able to pass a drug test. Candidates must also be able to hike 10-12 miles per day in often difficult terrain and harsh weather conditions while carrying up to 25 lbs. Availability to work extended field rotations (10-12 days at a time) and travel is required.

Position Duties:

The candidate will be responsible for assisting senior archaeologists during survey, testing, field monitoring, and laboratory studies; preparing written information such as site forms and report sections; and working closely with other cultural resources staff, Rincons clients, and Native American representatives. Familiarity with California prehistoric and historical cultural resources and the culture history of California are required. Experience with GIS is preferred; the candidate should have experience with Trimble and/or Garmin GPS data collection. Candidates should have strong organizational skills.

 


Additional Information:

Job Level:   Any
Number of Openings:   1
Years of Experience:   Any
Level of Education:   Any
Starting Date :   ASAP