ARCHEOLOGICAL LEAD (#PTL900) What are your core values? Would you like to work for a company that aspires to live its core values of integrity, compassion, collaboration, fun, client service, and employee ownership? Parametrix, a premiere NW engineering, planning and environmental sciences consulting firm, is seeking a full-time ARCHEOLOGICAL LEAD to join our northwest cultural resources team in either our Portland or Corvallis, OR office.
With nearly 20 historic built-environment, ethnography/ethnology, and archaeology staff distributed in our Portland, Corvallis, Albuquerque and Las Cruses, NM offices, Parametrix has one of the largest cultural resources programs of comparable environmental, engineering and planning consulting firms in the western US. The successful candidate will team with public agencies, private enterprises, and interdisciplinary teams using various management strategies to help solve challenges and appropriately protect cultural resources; act as Principal Investigator for projects in Western US, overseeing field technicians; manage and facilitate client compliance with federal, state and local archaeological resource protection policies, guidance, and regulations; and coordinate and communicate regularly with the SHPO staff, tribes and tribal representatives, and other agency and public parties while helping to build the Parametrix cultural resources team.
Qualified candidates will have a Masters degree in anthropological archaeology with a minimum of 3-yrs non-scholastic and progressively more robust experiences involving a range of field, laboratory, technical report preparation and supervisory activities. Incumbents will qualify and have served as an archaeological Principal Investigator pursuant to the Secretary of Interior’ professional qualifications; has or has the ability to obtain archaeological permits from the BLM and/or USFS in OR, southern WA and/or eastern WA; and has current OR or WA drivers license. Additional requirements include a strong ability to organize, implement, and track rigorous schedules for multiple concurrent projects in varied locations; ability to travel to work sites and manage/conduct field work (20-30% of annual work hours); have the ability to work independently; and possess strong written and verbal communication skills. Experience in one or more specialty fields, such as historic archaeology, geoarchaeology or preparing Section 106 agreements would be beneficial.
Our firm is 100% employee-owned, and this shared stake in the company has become a hallmark of our culture. The firm’s leadership carries out this vision by encouraging collaborative decision making, supporting all employees to make a difference, while demonstrating a commitment to a work/life balance. If the above description sounds like you and you wish to be considered, please submit a letter of interest and resume through our website: www.parametrix.com
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