Archaeological Field Technician

    • Job Tracking ID: 512171-732713
    • Job Location: San Diego, CA
    • Job Level: Any
    • Level of Education: Any
    • Job Type: Full-Time/Regular
    • Date Updated: May 22, 2020
    • Years of Experience: Any
    • Starting Date: ASAP
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Job Description:

Rincon Consultants  is a leader in providing quality environmental consulting services throughout California. Recognized as a Zweig Group nationally-ranked  'Best Places to Work,’   we partner with clients in sectors such as transportation, energy and infrastructure, oil and gas, water, commercial and private development and government. Our 250+ associates in 13 offices located in northern, central, and southern CA are dedicated professionals who combine their passion with our purpose.

Rincon is seeking qualified Archaeological Field Technicians for upcoming projects 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. 

RESPONSIBILITIES

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, Rincon’s 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.

Experience and Skills:

Education: A Bachelor’s degree in archaeology, anthropology, or a closely related field plus at least one (1) year of professional experience identifying, documenting, and evaluating cultural resources for significance. A Master’s 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 California is preferred.

Candidates must be able to arrange for transportation as necessary to perform job duties. 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.

    Total Rewards Package* Includes:

  • HMO, PPO, HDHP, Health Savings Account options
  • Three Weeks’ Vacation accrued in the first year
  • 401(k) / Profit Sharing Retirement Plan
  • 2x/Year Bonus Opportunities
  • Paid Sick Leave
  • Eight Paid Holidays
  • Flexible Spending & Dependent Care
  • Employer-paid life and long-term disability insurance
  • Dental, vision, prescription drug
  • Supplemental life insurance
  • Volunteer Pay for a Day
  • Legal Shield, Identity Protection, Pet Insurance
  • Professional Development
  • Mentoring
  • Patagonia Merchandise Partnership
  • And much, much more!

    *All programs subject to review and change and are provided for regular, full-time employees

 

Rincon Consultants does not accept unsolicited applicant/candidate resumes from search firm recruiters and/or temporary agencies that do not have a signed contract and specified work order with Rincon Consultants. Further, such resumes received will be deemed the sole property of Rincon Consultants and no fees will be paid in the event Rincon Consultants subsequently hires such individual. Rincon Consultants is an equal opportunity employer. All aspects of employment will be based on merit, competence, performance, and business needs. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, marital status, age, national origin, ancestry, physical or mental disability, medical condition, pregnancy, genetic information, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, veteran status, or any other status protected under federal, state, or local law.