🔗Senior Archaeologist/Principal Investigator
Website Environmental Assessment Services, LLC
Environmental Assessment Services, LLC (EAS) is an established environmental services firm based in Richland, Washington. Founded in 2005, and a wholly owned subsidiary of Natives of Kodiak since 2015, EAS specializes in environmental site characterization and assessment, compliance and permitting, natural and cultural resource management, and planning, among other disciplines. Our success as an environmental consultancy is driven by a strong work culture and an expanding network of professionals located throughout the US. As a growing Alaska Native Corporation (ANC)-owned and Small Business Administration (SBA) 8(a) Small Disadvantaged Business (SDB), EAS is excited to offer an increasingly diverse portfolio of services to public and private sector interests, now and well into the future.
EAS is currently looking for a Senior Archaeologist/Principal Investigator.
This is a part-time remote position (potential to move to full-time in the future) with travel required for projects as needed.
- Knowledge of Sections 106 and 110 of the National Historic Preservation Act of 1966 (as amended), Archeological Resources Protection Act, Native American Graves Protection and Repatriation Act, and other pertinent laws and regulations governing historic resources
- Able to complete all phases of archaeological investigation
- Expertise in field excavation techniques, archaeological inventory evaluation and data recovery efforts, analysis of prehistoric and historic artifacts, and preparation of compliance reports
- Able to consult and communicate with regulatory agency personnel such as various State Historic Preservation Offices (SHPOs), Native American Tribes, and other interested parties
- Prepare Work Plans, design research and field methodologies, direct field crews including scheduling work, performing, and managing data interpretation, and overseeing report production
- Write archaeological reports and/or prepare archaeological site forms and make decisions about project alternatives, NRHP evaluations, and effects on historic properties in collaboration with a team
- Create National Historic Preservation Act (NHPA) compliance reports and supporting documentation necessary to protect or mitigate significant archaeological, historic, and Native American sites
- Experience using GPS units, Total Stations, GIS (e.g., ESRI products), and Adobe software
- Serve as peer/technical reviewer for internal and external documents to ensure quality
- Work independently with minimal supervision, as well as part of a multi-disciplinary team to meet project deadlines
The salary range for this position is between $70,000-$90,000 and will be based on factors such as experience, education, and location of the employee.
As a Federal Contract Employer, KOMAN Families of Companies follows Federal Laws as it pertains to drug testing. All candidates who receive a written offer of employment will be required to undergo drug testing for commonly abused controlled substances in accordance with Federal Law. It is important to note although a State may have legalized a controlled substance, if the controlled substance is illegal per Federal Law, it is then considered to be illegal. KOMAN Families of Companies is a Drug-Free Workplace. Successful completion of a background and DMV record check also must be completed prior to hire.
EAS is an Equal Opportunity Employer: Veterans/Disabled and other protected categories.
Preference will be given to Natives of Kodiak, Inc. Shareholders and Descendants of Shareholders in accordance with Title 43 U.S. Code 1626(g) and Title 42 U.S. Code 2000e – 2(i).