Northern Land Use Research Alaska, LLC (NLURA) is currently accepting applications for the following position:
As a NLURA Project Archaeologist, you will focus on project execution tasks including background research, developing research and field method designs, completing field investigations, artifact analyses, and technical report writing. You will be expected to work both independently and as part of a project team, as appropriate. This position may involve direct supervision, training, and technical direction of Archaeologists and Technicians.
Other job responsibilities will include:
- Managing tasks according to approved scopes of work and produce deliverables on schedule and within budget.
- Contributing to the annual review and update of company standard operating procedures.
- Interacting with clients and State and Federal agency personnel.
- Conducting peer reviews of routine and moderately complex work completed by colleagues, both senior and junior.
Starting Salary: $73,000 annually
Employee Status: Regular
Salary negotiable based on experience. Full benefits package includes bonus opportunities, vacation, sick leave, holidays, medical insurance, 401K, etc. Position is a salaried, exempt position.
Required education and experience:
- A./M.S. in Anthropology or Archaeology (or closely related field). Candidates who will complete their degree by spring, 2021 may be considered.
- Successful completion of an archaeology field school or demonstrated equivalent mastery of archaeological survey and data collection methods.
- Minimum of three years field experience in Cultural Resources Management (CRM) with a minimum of two years of increasing supervisory and project management experience.
Required skills and abilities:
- Demonstrable technical and analytical writing skills.
- Demonstrable knowledge of the federal, state, and local laws, regulations, standards and guidelines governing CRM, including Section 106 and Section 110 of the National Historic Preservation Act.
- Strong knowledge of Microsoft Office platforms, Adobe software, and the ability to navigate in remote areas using Garmin handheld GPS devices.
- Familiarity and willingness to record digital information in the field via android tablets, Collector for ArcGIS or Survey123, and external GPS receivers.
- Skilled in communications and technical information exchange with colleagues, clients, and State and Federal agency personnel, as well as non-technical communication to the public.
- Self- driven to continuously improve technical performance.
- Possess a collaborative spirit in order to successfully work in an environment that supports ongoing performance feedback, creativity, and innovation.
- Considerable experience in Alaskan prehistory.
- Demonstrated ability to conduct prehistory artifact analysis.
- Experience as cultural resources lead on managing DOD, FHWA, and/or USACE projects.
- Demonstrable history of completing research projects.
- Current Hazwoper 40 hour certified.
This position requires the ability to complete physically demanding tasks in remote areas and diverse terrain and the successful candidate must be able to walk, hike, dig, stoop, crouch, reach, climb, and carry loads of up to 50 pounds without accommodation. This position requires frequent travel to remote regions for extended periods of time.
This position will be based out of Anchorage or Fairbanks. If you are in Anchorage, you will have a dedicated workstation at the NLURA Anchorage office and permitted to work from home as Health & Safety procedures require and/or project assignments allow. If you are in Fairbanks, you will be expected to complete your job responsibilities remotely, from a dedicated workspace at your home. The dedicated workspace must have the capability to have GCI or ACS internet service.
Whether in Anchorage or Fairbanks, NLURA supports our staff working remotely by:
- Hosting weekly all-staff video meetings to review pending contracts, current work assignments, etc.
- Providing electronic and office equipment required to complete job responsibilities.
- Supporting as-needed project or staff-specific trainings and/or meetings to address specific topics, concerns, etc.
- Supporting a non-traditional work schedule, as project assignments allow.
When working remotely, you will be expected to fulfill all the responsibilities outlined in the above job description. In addition, you will be required to:
- Establish an approved regular work schedule with your supervisor.
- Create a private (not public) workspace where you are able to participate in confidential conversations with clients via telephone or internet meeting platforms, as needed.
- Attend required company and project meetings.
Position is open until January 5, 2021, 11:00PM Alaska, and interviews will be conducted as qualified applicants are identified.
Please upload your applications materials using the webform below. If you have technical issues uploading your materials, you may also submit them to Human Resources at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Thank you for your interest in working with Northern Land Use Research Alaska!
HOW TO APPLY:
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For more information regarding position details contact your local NLURA office.
NLURA is an Equal Opportunity Employer/Veterans/Disabled
All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, or protected veteran status and will not be discriminated against on the basis of disability.
If you are interested in reviewing NLURA’s Affirmative Action plan, you may contact Charity Touchette, Human Resources Director, at email@example.com. NLURA’s Affirmative Action Plan will be available to be reviewed between the hours of 9am and noon, eastern standard time.
If you are an individual with a disability and would like to request an reasonable accommodation as part of the employment application and/or selection process, please contact Charity Touchette, HR Director, at 406-721-1958.