HELIX is currently seeking as-needed archaeologists for our Cultural Resources Division. HELIX offers environmental, biological, cultural resources, acoustical, air quality, and GIS services to both the public and private sectors. Candidate must be willing and able to work for extended work rotations on the Channel Islands.
As-Needed Archaeologist responsibilities may include conducting or overseeing and background research, field surveys, excavation (testing and data recovery), construction monitoring, coordination with Native American tribes and representatives, laboratory studies (cleaning, sorting, and cataloging artifacts), and preparing reports. Candidate must be a qualified archaeologist under the Secretary of the Interior’s standards; comfortable with working in remote areas for extended periods of time; have knowledge of the archaeology and culture history of coastal California; have direct and demonstrable experience conducting archaeological work on the Channel Islands; possess excellent writing and communication skills; and be self-motivated. Candidates must be able to work independently with considerable responsibility and have a positive attitude.
Master’s degree in Anthropology, Archaeology, or a closely related field
Experience with performing archaeological studies on California Channel Islands
Experience with Tribal coordination and consultation
Knowledge of the archaeology and cultural history of coastal California
Experience with GPS equipment
Possess excellent written/verbal communication skills
Possess a valid California Driver’s License and 3 years clean driving record
Ability to pass a military background check
Additional Skills Considered a Plus
Experience managing medium- to large-scale cultural resource management projects
Supervisory experience managing teams on archaeology projects
Experience applying Section 106 of the National Historic Preservation Act
Field experience on military installations
Familiarity with the Native American Graves and Repatriation Act
Hourly wages will be based on qualifications and/or experience. Expected starting pay range of $30 to $60 per hour.
This position is an as-needed position and is utilized to supplement our full-time workforce. You will not be guaranteed a minimum number of hours.
How to Apply
Qualified candidates must apply online through Paylocity. Begin by clicking “Apply Now” below.
Please provide a detailed resume or curriculum vita demonstrating your project experience and how you meet the requirements and additional skills noted above.