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🔗Supervisor Archaeologist

  • Full Time
  • Olympia, WA
  • $88,000 - $103,000 USD / Year
  • Job Reference #: 2024-DAHP-007
  • Job Qualifications:

    Must meet the Secretary of the Interior’s Professional Qualification Standards for Archaeology.

    Two years of experience managing teams and supervising staff.

    Five years experience applying federal laws.

    Visit the application URL for more information.

  • How to Apply:

    https://www.governmentjobs.com/careers/washington/jobs/4491853/archaeology-unit-manager-wms2

    Please apply through careers.wa.gov

  • Job benefits: Health, retirement, sick and vacation leave
  • Contact Name: Allyson Brooks
  • Application Email: allyson.brooks@dahp.wa.gov
  • Application URL: https://www.governmentjobs.com/careers/washington/jobs/4491853/archaeology-unit-manager-wms2
  • Application Phone #: 360-480-6922
  • Application Address: 1110 Capitol Way South, Olympia, WA

Website WA Department of Archaeology and Historic Preservation (DAHP)

We are an independent state agency in Washington state government and the primary agency for expertise in cultural resources.

You will manage the archaeology unit and supervise archaeologists performing regulatory and outreach work for the Washington Dept. of Archaeology and Historic Preservation (DAHP) and will provide advanced consultative technical business information on archaeological issues and projects to other agencies, governments, or private entities as well as providing your expertise and counsel to the SHPO, the state ACHP, DAHP staff, public agencies, Governor’s office, Attorney General’s office, and other members of the public for archaeological issues.

You will develop and teach various training courses including Section 106, state laws, and implementing regulations, cultural resources training, and lectures on archaeological topics as requested.

You will oversee archaeological survey work that is contracted to outside entities with budgets provided by the Legislature. You will also be assisting and advising the GIS Unit and Records Unit on issues as they relate to archaeological data. Supervising and managing the agency’s Archaeology Unit.

The Archaeology Unit works to fulfill the SHPO’s role in the Section 106 consultation process for archaeological resources.

The Archaeology Unit also works on state and local projects under EO 21-02 and SEPA.

This position has authority over the archaeological excavation permitting process with authority given to DAHP under RCW 27.53 and WAC 25-48. This position will make final determination on violations and will coordinate and present the case to the Director in the event of an appeal and may include testifying in court on behalf of the agency.

The Archaeological Unit Manager is an agency subject matter expert on cultural resources tribal consultation and advises agencies and staff on tribal consultation procedures and processes and works with Tribes on archaeological issues.

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