Rincon Consultants, Inc. Archaeological Field Technician in Oakland, California
Archaeological Field Technician
+ + Job Tracking ID: 512171-732708
Job Location: Oakland, CA
Job Level: Any
Level of Education: Any
- Job Type: Full-Time/Regular
Date Updated: May 22, 2020
Years of Experience: Any
Starting Date: ASAP
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Rincon Consultants is a leader in providing quality environmental consulting services throughout California. Recognized as a Zweig Group nationally-ranked 'Best Places to Work,’ we partner with clients in sectors such as transportation, energy and infrastructure, oil and gas, water, commercial and private development and government. Our 250+ associates in 13 offices located in northern, central, and southern CA are dedicated professionals who combine their passion with our purpose.
Rincon is seeking qualified Archaeological Field Technicians for upcoming projects throughout California. Candidates must have professional archaeological field experience and be familiar with the practical requirements of survey, evaluation, and monitoring projects. Familiarity with the applications of CEQA and NEPA are preferred.
The candidate will be responsible for assisting Senior Archaeologists during survey, testing, field monitoring, and laboratory studies; preparing written information such as site forms and report sections; and working closely with other cultural resources staff, Rincon’s clients, and Native American representatives. Familiarity with California prehistoric and historical cultural resources and the culture history of California are required. Experience with GIS is preferred; the candidate should have experience with Trimble and/or Garmin GPS data collection. Candidates should have strong organizational skills.
Experience and Skills:
Education:A Bachelor’s degree in archaeology, anthropology, or a closely related field plus at least one (1) year of professional experience identifying, documenting, and evaluating cultural resources for significance. A Master’s degree may be used in lieu of one year of field experience. Cross training in paleontological studies is preferred. Candidate must be able to work independently and make on-the-ground decisions during monitoring and other fieldwork. Field experience within California is preferred.
Candidates must be able to arrange for transportation as necessary to perform job duties. Candidates must also be able to hike 10-12 miles per day in often difficult terrain and harsh weather conditions while carrying up to 25 lbs. Availability to work extended field rotations (10-12 days at a time) and travel is required.
Total Rewards Package* Includes:
HMO, PPO, HDHP, Health Savings Account options
Three Weeks’ Vacation accrued in the first year
401(k) / Profit Sharing Retirement Plan
2x/Year Bonus Opportunities
Paid Sick Leave
Eight Paid Holidays
Flexible Spending & Dependent Care
Employer-paid life and long-term disability insurance
Dental, vision, prescription drug
Supplemental life insurance
Volunteer Pay for a Day
Legal Shield, Identity Protection, Pet Insurance
Patagonia Merchandise Partnership
And much, much more!
*All programs subject to review and change and are provided for regular, full-time employees
Rincon Consultants does not accept unsolicited applicant/candidate resumes from search firm recruiters and/or temporary agencies that do not have a signed contract and specified work order with Rincon Consultants. Further, such resumes received will be deemed the sole property of Rincon Consultants and no fees will be paid in the event Rincon Consultants subsequently hires such individual. Rincon Consultants is an equal opportunity employer. All aspects of employment will be based on merit, competence, performance, and business needs. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, marital status, age, national origin, ancestry, physical or mental disability, medical condition, pregnancy, genetic information, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, veteran status, or any other status protected under federal, state, or local law.