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🔗Senior Archaeologist/Principal Investigator

  • Part Time
  • Remote (Remote)
  • $70,000-$90,000 USD / Year
  • Job Reference #: 814
  • Job Qualifications:


    Bachelor’s degree in Archaeology, Anthropology, or a closely related discipline
    Master’s degree is a plus

    Minimum Job Qualifications:

    5-7 years of supervisory experience preparing work plans, designing research and field methodologies, and directing field crews (e.g., Crew Chief, Field Director, Project Archaeologist)
    Meets all Secretary of the Interior’s Professional Qualification Standards for Archaeology
    Registered Professional Archaeologist (RPA) or ability to become an RPA
    Experience in proposal development
    Excellent technical writing skills

    Desired Qualifications

    10 years of demonstrated experience
    Experience working in the Mid-Atlantic or on military installations
    Experience with National Environmental Policy Act (NEPA) reviews and providing documentation to aid in NEPA reports is desired but not required

  • How to Apply:

    Please apply via our website:

  • Job benefits: Full benefit package including medical, dental, vision, life/disability, 401K match, and more!
  • Physical Demands / Work Environment: The work environment and physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to talk or hear. The employee is frequently required, sometimes for extended periods, to walk, stand, or sit in both indoor and outdoor environments with various terrain in a wide range of weather conditions. While on job sites, there may be manual labor including excavation with shovels and moving wheelbarrows filled with dirt. The employee might occasionally lift and/or move small or large objects up to 50 pounds. This role also routinely uses standard office equipment such as computers, phones, photocopiers, filing cabinets, and fax machines. The employee is required to have visual acuity to operate motor vehicle, prepare and analyze data, and work on computers.

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.

Essential Functions:

  • 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).

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