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Employment Type: Full-time

The San Diego office has a full-time position available for a Senior Cultural Resources Project Manager

Description and Required Qualifications

The Senior Cultural Resources Project Manager will be responsible for business development, project management and implementation of small to large scale cultural resources projects.

  • Duties may include marketing; proposal development; client coordination; regulatory and tribal consultation; development and implementation of research designs, work plans, agreement documents, and schedules; fieldwork; and analysis and reporting.
  • Work closely with other GANDA archaeologists, biologist, and environmental managers.
  • Direct, mentor, and supervise cultural resources staff within the Southern California Cultural Resources Group, under the direction of the Cultural Resources Group Manager
  • An individual with enthusiasm about his/her work and a strong commitment to client service and technical excellence.
  • Successful candidates will enjoy and be familiar with working within a fast-paced consulting environment, and enjoy helping to develop effective solutions to both expected and unexpected project challenges.
  • The position will require some travel away from the home office, work in rough terrain, occasionally at short notice, and the occasional ability to work extended hours.
  • Candidates who currently live in San Diego, Los Angeles, or Auburn/Sacramento area are preferred.

Basic Requirements:

  • Advanced degree in Anthropology or closely related field (must meet Secretary of the Interior's guidelines in archaeology or architectural history).
  • Five or more years of progressive experience supervising cultural resources projects in the California.
  • Experience in successful coordinate and report approval with state and federal agencies (ex. BLM).  
  • Ability to be listed on BLM State-wide permit as a principal investigator.  
  • Excellent interpersonal communication and management skills.
  • Experience with state and federal agency and tribal consultation, and an excellent reputation within the professional and regulatory communities.
  • The ability to work closely with clients, engineers and other technical specialists as part of a larger combined project team.
  • Familiarity with digital field technology (GPS, total station, etc.) and GIS applications and software.
  • Technical report and proposal writing experience.

Garcia and Associates offers a relaxed working environment and a compensation package that includes competitive pay; professional memberships, conferences, and continuing education; medical coverage; retirement plan; paid time off, and holiday leave. The salary for this position will be commensurate with the applicant's credentials and experience.

Submittal of additional materials that will substantiate your experience, including writing samples, is encouraged. Applications will be accepted until the position is filled.

To Apply
To apply for this position, send a letter of interest with employment qualifications, three references and a resume to:

Garcia and Associates is an Equal Opportunity Employer that values a diverse workforce.  EOE/M/F/D/V.