SWCA Environmental Consultants is an employee-owned company of cultural and natural resource scientists and planners. Our professionals specialize in natural and cultural resource management, environmental planning, regulatory compliance, and sustainability services.
Headquartered in Phoenix, Arizona, SWCA has offices throughout the West, Pacific Northwest, Pacific Islands, and provides services on projects throughout the U.S. and its territories. Since 1981, SWCA has achieved a national reputation for providing its clients with professional integrity as well as creative solutions based on sound science. SWCA ranks among Engineering News-Record’s Top 200 Environmental Firms. We offer an informal, team-oriented work environment, competitive salaries, and a competitive benefits package, including a stock ownership plan.
SWCA is actively seeking a Cultural Resources Specialist for our Bismarck office. This is a regular, full-time, hourly position. Pay rate will be based on individual qualifications and experience.
Responsibilities, including, but not limited to:
• Performing fieldwork (survey, testing, archaeological monitoring, and data recovery) and/or supervising field crews under the direction of a Project Manager;
• Cultural resource report writing, Class I/file searches, site form completion, historic/prehistoric research;
• Leadership and supervision, including problem solving, constructive conflict resolution, and decision making;
• Effective communication and teamwork across multiple disciplines;
• Data QA/QC, organization, and tracking of field data, and collecting GPS data using Trimble units (knowledge of ArcPad is a plus)
• A Bachelor’s Degree in anthropology or a closely related field is required;
• Experience in the northern Plains, Rocky Mountains, or Great Lakes region;
• Previous field supervisory experience is a plus;
• Ability to be listed on state and federal cultural resource permits is a plus;
• Professionalism; teamwork & results oriented; strong initiative and positive attitude; and detail oriented and sound judgment
• The ability to travel and conduct fieldwork for long hours, sometimes in inclement weather, rugged terrain, and at high altitudes, and ability to carry equipment and supplies weighing up to 40 pounds. Camping may be required.
Visit SWCA’s web site, www.swca.com, and discover why SWCA is a great place to work for environmental professionals interested in sound science and creative solutions. SWCA is proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer and encourages women, minorities, individuals with disabilities and covered veterans to apply.