Sr Archaeologist
RedmondOregon Direct Hire Jun 3, 2024
Sr. Archaeologist
Location: Can work in any of the following: La Grande, OR, Redmond, OR, Hermiston, OR, and Walla Walla, WA
Salary Range: $70k - $100k

Seeking applicants for a Senior Archaeologist/Principal Investigator to join our group of successful professionals who provide personalized services to communities and clients throughout Oregon and Washington.

• Act as principal investigator on cultural resource projects and work on a team to assist with the cultural resource review and assessment of sites and properties associated with a variety of projects in Washington and eastern Oregon.
• Create research designs, lead and conduct fieldwork for pedestrian
survey, shovel testing, site testing, and construction monitoring projects.
• Prepare cultural resource inventory reports, monitoring reports, archaeological site forms and NRHP eligibility evaluations.
• Coordinate with other archaeological staff, technical staff, engineers, project leads, state agencies, and Tribal Historic Preservation Officers to ensure a timely completion of project tasks.

• Master’s degree in Anthropology/Archaeology or a related field. • Meet the Secretary of the Interior’s Standards and Guidelines Professional Qualification Standards for Archaeology (see standards here).
• Previously approved or demonstrate the ability to be approved as an Oregon qualified archaeologist within1 year of hiring (see Oregon Revised Statute 390.235[6][B][b][A-C]).
• Prior experience leading archaeological fieldwork, including pedestrian surveys, shovel testing, excavations, and construction monitoring.
• Prior experience identifying, processing, and cataloging cultural materials.
• 5+ years of experience preparing and conducting archaeological evaluations and reporting.
• Familiarity with federal and state cultural resource management laws.
• Prior knowledge of Pacific Northwest archaeology and history is strongly desired.
• Comfortable working in an interdisciplinary team environment.
• Experience interfacing with the State Historical Preservation Offices (SHPO) in Oregon and the Department of Archaeology and Historic Preservation (DAHP) in
• Experience working in ArcGIS preferred but not required. Basic knowledge of GPS equipment, mapping programs, and compass usage required.
• Frequent travel and overnight stays for field work will be required. Per diem and lodging will be provided during field sessions.
• Valid driver's license required with no driving under the influence arrests, and applicant must be agreeable to a background check.