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- Historical Research Associates, Inc. Seattle Office
Project Archaeologist Position
Historical Research Associates, Inc. (HRA) is a company of cultural resource
and historical consultants with 30 years of experience conducting cultural
resources management projects for public and private sector clients
throughout the West. HRA desires to hire a Project Archaeologist for our
Seattle office and seeks highly motivated individuals with experience in
Cultural Resource Management (CRM) in the Northwest.
HRA's project archaeologists are responsible for all aspects of smaller
projects and work closely with other staff on various aspects of larger
projects. Responsibilities include managing and supervising background
research, survey and excavation fieldwork, and laboratory analysis;
coordinating and writing sections of technical reports; and working with HRA
staff, clients, and agency personnel to assure timely deliver of
professionally responsive work products. Duties also include proposal and
budget preparation. Projects may entail surveys, excavations, determinations
of National Register eligibility, evaluation of effects, and design of
mitigation measures. This position is intended to focus upon prehistoric
archaeology, but can include all types of cultural resources. Periodic
travel, especially for fieldwork, is required, with occasional field
sessions lasting several weeks.
Preferred qualifications include a Master's or Ph.D. degree in archaeology
or related discipline and 2-3 years of experience in CRM, preferably
involving Section 106 compliance projects in the Northwest. Applicants must
meet Secretary of the Interior standards for an Archaeologist with.
demonstrated ability and experience in conducting Section 106 consultation.
Other requirements include experience conducting and supervising research,
survey and excavation fieldwork, analysis, and writing; and good
interpersonal and communication skills. Familiarity with software such as MS
Word, Access, Excel, GIS, and graphics programs is preferred.
HRA offers a competitive salary, dependent on qualifications and experience.
Benefits include holidays, sick leave, vacation, 401k, bonus plan, health
and disability insurance, and professional development opportunities.
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Historical Research Associates, Inc.
119 Pine Street, Suite 301
Seattle, WA 98101
HRA is an EEO employer.