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# of Positions: 1
Company Req ID: 23DOT-HQ-04673m
Twin Cairns Req ID: 202313633
Field School Required: No
Location: United States, WA, King County - Seattle
Washington State Department of Transportation (WSDOT) is the steward of an integrated, multimodal transportation system that helps to ensure people and goods move safely and efficiently throughout the state. In addition to building, maintaining, and operating the state highway system, WSDOT operates the largest ferry system in the nation, manages the world’s longest floating bridge, and recently completed the world’s widest tunneling project.
WSDOT is currently seeking two Transportation Planning Specialists (TPS3) to serve as Megaprograms Cultural Resources Specialists within the WSDOT Megaprograms Division. This division includes the multi-billion-dollar Alaskan Way Viaduct Replacement Program (AWV), SR 520 Bridge Replacement Program (SR 520), I-405 Corridor Program, and SR 509 and SR 167 Gateway Programs. The top candidates will provide archaeological monitoring and fieldwork assistance, act as technical specialists on cultural resources issues, and support Washington State Ferries with regulatory compliance related to cultural resources.
What to Expect
Travel is an expectation of this position. The incumbent may be required on a regular, sporadic, or as needed basis to participate in meetings, conduct field visits, or attend trainings. Travel may include occasional overnight stays.
Among the varied range of responsibilities held within this role, the Megaprograms Cultural Resources Specialist will:
It is preferred that qualified candidates also have:
Work-Life Balance – We are committed to ensure that our staff experience the reward of public service, while also sustaining a routine that suits each individuals’ lifestyle. As such, there are a number of flexible schedule options available, including telework options for eligible positions.
Paid Leave – In addition to 12 paid holidays, full-time employees may earn up to 25 paid vacation days per year!
Tuition Assistance – Permanent employees have several options for assistance with education expenses, including tuition reimbursement programs, government discounts at participating colleges throughout the state, and eligibility for federal student loan forgiveness.
Plan For Your Future – WSDOT offers a comprehensive benefits package that includes a variety of healthcare options. Employees also have their choice of state retirement programs, and much more. Go to State Benefits for more information.
How to Apply
Applications for this recruitment will be accepted electronically. Your relevant experience may be evaluated to determine salary. Therefore, it is very important that the “Work Experience” portion of the application be completed in as much detail as possible.
In order to be considered for this opportunity, please include the following with your online application:
An attached Resume outlining (in reverse chronological order) your experience to date.
An attached Cover Letter that further explains your qualifications and indicates why you believe you are a viable candidate for this role.
Contact details for a minimum three (3) individuals who can attest to your work performance, technical skills, and job-related competencies. This information can be entered in the “References” section of the online application; does not require an additional attachment.
Please click the “APPLY” button to proceed. Note that you will be prompted to either sign in or create an account. This step is required in order to submit an application to this opportunity.
WSDOT is an equal opportunity employer. We value the importance of creating an environment in which all employees can feel respected, included and empowered to bring unique ideas to the agency. Our diversity and inclusion efforts include embracing different cultures, backgrounds and viewpoints while fostering growth and advancement in the workplace. All persons, regardless of race, ethnicity, age, veteran status, sexual orientation, and/ or gender identity, are encouraged to apply. Persons with disabilities needing assistance in the application process, or those needing this job announcement in an alternative format may contact the listed Recruiter.
WSDOT does not use the E-Verify system; therefore, we are not eligible to extend STEM Optional Practical Training (OPT). For more information, please visit www.uscis.gov.
For inquiries about this posting, you may contact the assigned Recruiter, Olivia Dietrich, at [email protected]. Please be sure to reference 23DOT-HQ-04673m in the subject line.
Job Experience Length (in years)
At least 12 months of supervised field and analytic experience in archaeology.
Driving Licence Required?
Access to Reliable Vehicle?
Anticipated Start Date
Nov 27, 2023
Full time position