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Archaeological Field Director

Company: Logan Simpson
Location: Tempe
Posted on: November 24, 2022

Job Description:

Logan Simpson is an award-winning, multidisciplinary consulting firm that specializes in environmental consulting, cultural resource management, community planning, and landscape architecture design services. Our goal remains simple: to help guide responsible change. From the beginning, our founders were focused on protecting natural resources and advancing the wellbeing of our communities.We are seeking a candidate who will contribute to our diverse, collaborative, and innovative team; maximize the opportunity to learn new techniques and skills; and bring new tools and ideas to the table.Logan Simpson has an immediate opening for a regular full-time Archaeological Field Director to be based out of either our Flagstaff or Tempe, Arizona office.Responsibilities Include:Managing fieldwork on cultural resources surveys and excavation projects throughout Arizona and adjacent states and taking the lead on preparing technical survey and excavation reports.Accurately and efficiently record cultural resources in the field, manage a field crew, operate GPS units with a data recorder, prepare site records, and conduct quality control/quality assurance reviews of al digital and paper field data.Proficiently and independently prepare complex technical reports for a full range of cultural resources projects.Position Requires:Bachelor's degree in Anthropology or closely related field.5+ years of cultural resources management (CRM) experience and demonstrable expertise supervising all aspects of cultural resources survey, excavation, and monitoring fieldwork and with preparing the associated technical reports.Proficiency with technical writing and use of Microsoft Office products.Demonstrable written and verbal communication skills and independently prepare complex technical documents for cultural resources projects.Sufficient field experience to be listed as a Project Director on an Arizona State Museum blanket permit.Ability to work outdoors in extreme temperatures and in remote locations (camping is a possibility).Ability to walk up to 10 miles per day over steep terrain for extended periods of time.Willingness to work overnight and on weekends.Must be able to work cooperatively with crew members and supervisors.An identified area of analytical expertise and/or an archaeological research interest.Self-motivated; be able to work independently and manage their own project workload; and work well in a team-oriented setting.Possess a valid driver's license and a clean driving record.Must be fully vaccinated against COVID-19. Exemptions from vaccination may be considered for medical reasons or for a sincerely held religious belief.Preferred Qualifications:Master's degree in Anthropology or closely related field.Be able to obtain current permits at Field Director level with the BLM, National Forest, and other agency lands in Arizona and, ideally, in one or more adjacent states (NM, UT, NV, CO, and CA).Knowledgeable of federal, state, and local historic preservation and cultural resources regulations and demonstrate an established area of analytical expertise and/or archaeological research interest.Experience working with Native American Tribal agencies and personnel.Compensation:This is a full-time position paid on a salaried basis between $58,240 to $70,720 annually, depending on experience and education.Logan Simpson offers the following benefits and perks:A Comprehensive benefits package which includes medical, dental and vision plans, firm paid Life/AD&D, Long-Term Disability coverage, and a 401(k) with a firm match.Paid time off starting at 16 days off per year, and 7 paid holidays plus 1 floating holiday.Work on a variety of interesting projects.Support for professional conference attendance and external trainings.Internal professional development program.Tuition reimbursement program.Babies-at-Work program.Paid Costco memberships, paid parking, and reimbursement for public transit costs.If interested, please apply and attach a resume and a cover letter.Diversity, inclusion, and respect are at the core of our values. Here at Logan Simpson, we believe we have a responsibility as a firm to promote and guide responsible change. To do that, we embrace the unique perspectives and experiences of each of our talented staff members. We strive to create an inclusive workplace to connect us closer to our clients and the communities we serve.Logan Simpson is proud to be an equal opportunity employer. No staff member or applicant is ever denied equal opportunity or discriminated against because of race (including hair style), color, religion (includes religious dress and grooming practices), sex, pregnancy, gender identity, gender expression, national origin, age, disability (physical or mental), genetic information, parental status, sexual orientation, marital status, political affiliation or belief, military or veteran status, or any other prohibited factor, including equal pay for staff members who perform equal work. Staff members are recruited, hired, and promoted based on the individual who is the most qualified for that particular position.

Keywords: Logan Simpson, Tempe , Archaeological Field Director, Executive , Tempe, Arizona

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