• Mid-level Archaeologist-Environmental Planner Tacoma
  • Anchor QEA in Tacoma, WA, United States
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  • 4 weeks ago

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Title: Mid-level Archaeologist-Environmental Planner...

Location: Seattle, Tacoma

Job Type: Regular Full-time

What's the Opportunity?

Anchor QEA is seeking a full-time Archaeologist and Environmental Planner for one of our offices in Washington state (Seattle or Tacoma). The position will require regular archaeological field work and may also require some travel to participate in client meetings, public meetings, and stakeholder work groups. The successful candidate will have more than 5 years of experience performing archaeological investigations, environmental review, permitting, and collaborative science- and policy-based planning for a variety of natural and built resource projects. This includes demonstrated experience conducting regulatory and technical analyses in support of federal and/or state environmental policy acts; preparing technical documents in support of federal, state, and local environmental regulations; and developing and reviewing documents, status reports, and deliverables. We are interested in a candidate who is collaborative, detail-orientated, and a team player with strong written and verbal communication skills.


The ideal candidate will have a minimum of a Bachelor's degree and 5+ years of experience in archaeological investigations, environmental planning, and compliance. Skills include:
• Leading and reviewing technical documentation in support of consultations under Section 106 of the National Historic Preservation Act.
• Developing study plans for cultural resources investigations and overseeing field teams
• Supporting preparation of State Environmental Policy Act (SEPA) and/or National Environmental Policy Act (NEPA) documentation for public or private institutions
• Supporting environmental compliance strategies and preparing documentation to comply with federal, state, and local environmental regulations
• Managing tasks, including overseeing field teams
• Developing and managing scopes, schedules, budgets
• Interfacing with clients, agencies, other consultants, and the public

Experience with the following is a plus:
• Supporting interagency and tribal government collaboration efforts and regulatory agreements
• Conducting habitat assessments and special status habitat inventories

What Are We Looking For?

Ideal candidates will have the following:
• Minimum of a Bachelor's degree in anthropology, archaeology, or a closely related field
• Experienced in developing environmental documentation related to SEPA and/or NEPA compliance and associated consultations
• Credentials that meet Secretary of Interior's Standard for Archaeology and Historic Preservation
• Excellent written and verbal communication

What Can You Expect?

A collaborative work environment where we encourage everyone to bring their authentic self. We offer competitive compensation and benefits which are detailed below.

Who Are We?

Anchor QEA is an environmental science and engineering consulting firm that is focused on improving the environment and our communities by solving challenging problems. We employ more than 400 people in offices around the United States. Our vision is for a growing company that is our clients' first choice for solving their most challenging problems and our employees' first choice as a company where they want to work. Learn more about Anchor QEA at www.anchorqea.com

How to Apply?

Apply online through Anchor QEA's Open Positions page at https://www.anchorqea.com/careers/careers-open-positions/. Veterans are encouraged to apply.

Additional Information

We work hard to embrace diversity and inclusion. As an equal opportunity employer, Anchor QEA is committed to a diverse, multi-cultural work environment. Anchor QEA does not discriminate in employment based on age, race, creed, gender, religion, marital status, veteran's status, national origin, disability or sexual orientation.

Salary and Other Compensation:
• Salary Range: $86,000 - $96,000 annually
• Annual Bonus
• Other potential bonus types: Billable Time Bonus, Spot Bonus, Milestone Anniversary Bonus, Receiving Professional License/Certification Bonus, Peer-reviewed Publication Bonus, Employee Referral Bonus.

Base Level Benefits for Regular Full-Time Positions:
• Healthcare: Medical, dental, vision, basic life and AD&D insurance, short- and long-term disability programs.
• Paid Company and Floating Holidays: 7 paid company and 2 floating holidays annually
• Vacation: 2 weeks accrued paid vacation based on length of service. Vacation may vary by level.
• Sick and Safe Time: 80 hours annually
• Retirement Plan: 401k plan with an employer match
• Further information on benefits: https://anchorqea.com/careers/benefits
Tacoma WA USA


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