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32nd Annual Conference Program Available!

The program for the 32nd Annual Conference of the Society for Hawaiian Archaeology is now available!

PTACRM Technician – Hawaii – RCUH

PTACRM TECHNICIAN – ID# 19537.

Pacific International Center for High Technology Research.  Regular, Full-Time, RCUH Non-Civil Service position with the Pacific International Center for High Technology Research (PICHTR), performing project tasks on land controlled by U.S. Army Garrison, Hawai‘i (USAG-HI) at Pohakuloa Training Area (PTA), located on the Island of Hawai‘i.  Continuation of employment is dependent upon program/operational needs, satisfactory work performance, availability of funds, and compliance with applicable Federal/State laws.

MINIMUM MONTHLY SALARY:  $2,497/Mon.

DUTIES:  Provides day-to-day support in implementing the Island of Hawai‘i Cultural Resource Program Scope of Work (SOW).  Serves as PTA Cultural Resources Technician and performs assigned tasks to implement programs developed by the Cultural Resources Program Manager U.S. Army Hawai‘i (USARHAW).  Works to support all fieldwork, including accompanying cultural accesses, driving to historical/archaeological sites to do periodic monitoring, pedestrian survey, data collection and input, and coordination of assigned tasks/projects.  Becomes familiar with installation plans, undertakings, and cultural studies and inventories.  Works in areas with Unexploded Ordnance (UXO) with professional Explosive Ordnance Disposal (EOD) supervision.

PRIMARY QUALIFICATIONS: EDUCATION/TRAINING:  Bachelor’s Degree from an accredited four (4) year college or university in Archaeology, Anthropology, Cultural Resources Management, or related field.  EXPERIENCE:  Field school or at least three (3) months of experience in archaeological fieldwork, ethnography, or similar experience.  ABIL/KNOW/SKILLS:  Knowledge of cultural history, preferably of Hawaiian or Pacific Islands.  Ability to use compass, maps, and GPS. Computer literate in Microsoft Office applications, including Word, Access, Excel, PowerPoint, and Outlook.  Additional software knowledge includes familiarity with ArcGIS software or similar. Must possess a valid driver’s license (and if use of personal vehicle on the job is required, must also have valid personal driver’s insurance equivalent to Hawai‘i’s No-Fault Driver’s Insurance) and maintain throughout the duration of employment.  Post Offer/Employment Condition:  Must be able to pass a DoD security check for employment as an Army contractor.  Applicants selected will be subject to a Government security investigation and must meet eligibility requirements for access to unclassified information. Must possess the American Red Cross Certification in First Aid/CPR (or be able to obtain the certificate following the training provided within three (3) months from date of hire) and maintain throughout duration of employment. Must complete online forty (40) hour Hazardous Waste Operations and Emergency Response (HAZWOPER) training within two (2) weeks from date of hire or may be subject to termination. Must complete the online Hazard Communication training immediately after hire or no later than employee’s initial exposure to hazardous chemicals. Must complete UXO training within six (6) months from date of hire as job duties will require work in UXO areas.  Must be able to complete basic helicopter safety course within twelve (12) months from date of hire.  Must complete confined spaces training within three (3) weeks from date of hire and maintain throughout the duration of employment.  Must complete 4-wheel drive and winch training within twelve (12) months from date of hire.  PHYSICAL/MEDICAL REQUIREMENTS:  Works under strenuous and extreme outdoor conditions.  Able to hike up to ten (10) miles per day with backpack weighing up to 40 pounds unassisted, and camp in remote and rugged areas for periods of several days. Backpacking field trips of several hours are commonly required over rough terrain at elevations of 5,000 to 8,000 feet. POLICY AND/OR REGULATORY REQUIREMENTS:  As a condition of employment, employee will be subject to all applicable RCUH policies and procedures and, as applicable, subject to University of Hawai‘i’s and/or business entity’s policies and procedures.  Violation of RCUH’s, UH’s, or business entity’s policies and/or procedures or applicable State or Federal laws and/or regulations may lead to disciplinary action (including, but not limited to possible termination of employment, personal fines, civil and/or criminal penalties, etc.).

SECONDARY QUALIFICATIONS:  Education and experience in the cultural and archaeological setting specific to Army lands on Hawai‘i islands.  Experience in Hawai‘i or Pacific Islands archaeology.  Experience with Geographic Information Systems (GIS) and GPS, in addition to advanced knowledge and experience with Microsoft Access database management.  Experience performing a variety of cultural resources program tasks, particularly in a governmental agency setting.

INQUIRIES:  Ana Tejeda 747-4282 (Hawai‘i).

APPLICATION REQUIREMENTS: Please go to www.rcuh.com and click on “Job Postings.” You must submit the following documents online to be considered for the position: 1) Cover Letter, 2) Resume, 3) Supervisory References, 4) Copy of Degree(s)/Transcript(s)/Certificate(s). All online applications must be submitted/received by the closing date (11:59 P.M. Hawai‘i Standard Time/RCUH receipt time) as stated on the job posting. If you do not have access to our system and the closing date is imminent, you may send additional documents to rcuh_employment@rcuh.com. If you have questions on the application process and/or need assistance, please call (808)956-8344 or (808)956-0872.

CLOSING DATE:  November 13, 2019.

RCUH’s mission is to support and enhance research, development and training in Hawai‘i, with a focus on the University of Hawai‘i.

Equal Opportunities Employer – Minorities/Women/Disability/Veteran.

CRM Outreach Technician – Oahu – RCUH

CRM OUTREACH TECHNICIAN ID# 19478.

Pacific International Center for High Technology Research. Regular, Full-Time, RCUH Non-Civil Service position with the Pacific International Center for High Technology Research (PICHTR), performing project tasks on land controlled by the U.S. Army Garrison, Hawaii (USAG-HI), Directorate of Public Works (DPW), Environmental Office, Cultural Resources Section, located at Schofield Barracks on the island of Oahu. Continuation of employment is dependent upon program/operational needs, satisfactory work performance, availability of funds, and compliance with applicable Federal/State law.

MINIMUM MONTHLY SALARY: $2,728/Mon.

DUTIES: Initiates, plans, and supports the development and implementation of a comprehensive cultural resources outreach program for USAG-HI, which includes briefing military and non-military personnel on cultural resources and historic preservation. Develops a variety of outreach presentation materials. Creates signage for USAG-HI historic properties, and develops and implements educational tours of historical and cultural sites. Drafts articles for military publications and other publications. Provides frequent written reports and progress updates to the PICHTR CRM Program Manager, including outreach summaries for annual reports. Communicates with staff to identify outreach opportunities and to ensure compliance with Federal, State, and Army laws and regulations governing historic/cultural resources. Assists Army Cultural Resources staff with field and lab projects, including reconnaissance field inspections, limited surveys, relocating known archaeological sites to confirm location and condition, and driving to survey and document historic buildings. Works in areas with Unexploded Ordnance (UXO) with professional Explosive Ordnance Disposal (EOD) supervision. May be required to work occasional nights and weekends for special events.

PRIMARY QUALIFICATIONS: EDUCATION/TRAINING: Bachelors Degree from an accredited four (4) year college or university in Anthropology, Archaeological/Cultural Resources Management, Hawaiian Studies, or related field. EXPERIENCE: One to three (1-3) years of experience working in Anthropology or Archaeological/Cultural Resources Management. At least one (1) year of experience in education and public outreach. ABIL/KNOW/SKILLS: Knowledge of Hawaiian history. Knowledge of issues related to cultural resources management in Hawaii, including but not limited to archaeology, historic buildings, and artifacts. Working knowledge of word processing and desktop publishing software including PowerPoint, Excel, Access, Illustrator, Photoshop, and Publisher, or comparable software. Basic knowledge of the Historic Preservation Act and Section 106. Working knowledge of camera operation and image management. Strong oral and written communication skills. Strong archival and literary research skills. Strong interpersonal skills and ability to develop and maintain effective relationships. Ability to work effectively as part of a team. Ability to initiate, plan, coordinate, and implement briefings for military and non-military personnel working on USAG-HI training ranges. Demonstrated ability and willingness to make frequent, effective oral and written presentations, including technical writing. Ability to meet changing priorities and/or responsibilities and complete assignments on a timely basis. Must possess a valid drivers license (and if use of personal vehicle on the job is required, must also have valid personal drivers insurance equivalent to Hawaiis No-Fault Drivers Insurance) and maintain throughout the duration of employment. Post Offer/Employment Conditions: Must be able to pass a Department of Defense (DoD) security check for employment as an Army contractor. Applicants selected will be subject to a Government security investigation and must meet eligibility requirements for access to unclassified information. Must possess the American Red Cross Certification in First Aid/CPR (or be able to obtain the certificate following the training provided within three (3) months from date of hire) and maintain throughout duration of employment. Must complete online twenty-four (24) hour Hazardous Waste Operations and Emergency Response (HAZWOPER) training within two (2) weeks from date of hire or may be subject to termination. Must complete the online Hazard Communication training immediately after hire or no later than employees initial exposure to hazardous chemicals. Must complete UXO training within six (6) months from date of hire, as job duties will require work in UXO areas, and maintain throughout duration of employment.PHYSICAL/MEDICAL REQUIREMENTS: Main duties will take place in an office setting including extensive periods of sitting, standing, and working with a computer. Able and willing to work under strenuous and extreme outdoor conditions. Able to hike up to ten (10) miles per day with a backpack weighing up to forty (40) pounds. POLICY AND/OR REGULATORY REQUIREMENTS: As a condition of employment, employee will be subject to all applicable RCUH policies and procedures and, as applicable, subject to University of Hawaii’s and/or business entity’s policies and procedures. Violation of RCUH’s, UH’s, or business entity’s policies and/or procedures or applicable State or Federal laws and/or regulations may lead to disciplinary action (including, but not limited to possible termination of employment, personal fines, civil and/or criminal penalties, etc.).

SECONDARY QUALIFICATIONS: Education and experience in the cultural and historical setting specific to Army lands on Oahu and Hawaii islands. Knowledge of Department of Defense cultural resources in general and the policy, organizational, and operational contexts within which they are managed. Skill as a catalyst and motivator to elicit cooperation from and collaboration with diverse individuals and groups. Advanced knowledge of local, Federal, and State land use and environmental laws. Experience coordinating a variety of cultural resources program tasks, particularly in a governmental agency setting. Experience with Adobe Creative Suite and other design software. Experience working independently to accomplish a major project. Experience working on resource conservation projects in Hawaii.

INQUIRIES: Dr. Lisa Gollin 943-9581 (Oahu).

APPLICATION REQUIREMENTS: Please go to www.rcuh.com and click on Job Postings. You must submit the following documents online to be considered for the position: 1) Cover Letter, 2) Resume, 3) Supervisory References, 4) Copy of Degree(s)/Transcript(s)/Certificate(s). All online applications must be submitted/received by the closing date (11:59 P.M. Hawaii Standard Time/RCUH receipt time) as stated on the job posting. If you do not have access to our system and the closing date is imminent, you may send additional documents to rcuh_employment@rcuh.com. If you have questions on the application process and/or need assistance, please call (808)956-8344 or (808)956-0872.

CLOSING DATE: November 1, 2019.

RCUHs mission is to support and enhance research, development and training in Hawaii, with a focus on the University of Hawaii

Equal Opportunities Employer Minorities/Women/Disability/Veteran. 

CRM Historic Buildings Specialist – Oahu – RCUH

CRM HISTORIC BUILDINGS SPECIALIST – ID# 19474.

Pacific International Center for High Technology Research. Regular, Full-Time, RCUH Non-Civil Service position with the Pacific International Center for High Technology Research (PICHTR) performing project tasks on land controlled by U.S. Army Garrison, Hawai‘i (USAG-HI), located on the Island of Oahu. Continuation of employment is dependent upon program/operational needs, satisfactory work performance, availability of funds, and compliance with applicable Federal/State laws.

MINIMUM MONTHLY SALARY: $3,260/Mon.

DUTIES:

  • Provides day-to-day support in implementing the Oahu Cultural Resources Management (CRM) Program Scope of Work (SOW) under the applicable cooperative agreement.
  • Implements programs developed by the Cultural Resources Manager.
  • Works independently under the direction of the PICHTR Cultural Resources Management Program Manager to support eligibility determinations for the National Register of Historic Places (NRHP) and other identification of historic properties, including completion of research and field surveys necessary to assess, verify, document, compile, and support determinations of significance.
  • Monitors implementation of Section 106 mitigations in the renovation and reuse of historic buildings.
  • Reviews and makes recommendations to USAG-HI Cultural Resources program staff regarding undertakings that may have an adverse effect on historic properties potentially eligible for listing on the National Register.
  • Becomes familiar with installation plans, undertakings, and cultural studies and inventories.
  • Provides analysis and support to a team of archaeologists, an architectural historian, and a historic architect related to the preservation, restoration, rehabilitation, and/or reconstruction of historic buildings.
  • Drives to multiple properties to conduct formal evaluations of historic buildings.
  • Prepares technical reports on historic buildings including their various uses through time.
  • Assists in compiling information to support Army consultations regarding findings of effect for undertakings involving historic properties.
  • Creates, manages, and maintains records and files related to evaluation, documentation, and consultation of historic buildings.
  • Independently performs small-scale surveys, research, and documentation of historic buildings, and the collection of additional data.
  • Orders equipment and supplies inventory, manages maintenance and acquisition, including determining purchase sources for equipment and supplies and generating procurement requests.
  • Participates in public outreach activities as requested, which may include producing outreach materials, conducting tours, providing briefs of cultural resource sensitivity, and generally discussing the program to a wide variety of audiences.
  • All work will be conducted in coordination with the USAG-HI Cultural Resources Manager and with other Army civilian cultural resources staff.

PRIMARY QUALIFICATIONS:

EDUCATION/TRAINING:

  • Bachelor’s Degree from an accredited four (4) year college or university in Architectural History, Art History, Historic Preservation, or related field.

EXPERIENCE:

  • Three to five (3-5) years of experience researching, writing, or teaching American architectural history or restoration architecture with an academic institution, historical organization or agency, museum, or other professional institution.

ABIL/KNOW/SKILLS:

  • Proficient knowledge and understanding of Section 106 of the National Historic Preservation Act of 1966, as amended, and related laws and regulations related to buildings.
  • Knowledge of the Historic American Buildings Survey (HABS)/Historic American Engineering Record (HAER) documentation standards and guidelines.
  • Specialized knowledge of the Secretary of Interior’s Standards and Guidelines for Preservation, Rehabilitation, Restoration, and Reconstruction.
  • Knowledge of the cultural history of Hawaiian or Pacific Islands is preferred.
  • Proficient ability to use, read, and interpret engineering and architectural plans.
  • Computer literate in Microsoft Office applications, including Word, Access, Excel, PowerPoint, and Outlook. Proficient knowledge with AutoCAD software or similar.
  • Strong oral and written communication skills and strong interpersonal skills.
  • Ability to manage multiple tasks and competing priorities.
  • Must possess a valid driver’s license (and if use of personal vehicle on the job is required, must also have valid personal driver’s insurance equivalent to Hawai‘i’s No-Fault Driver’s Insurance) and maintain throughout the duration of employment.
  • Post Offer/Employment Conditions: Must be able to pass a DoD security check for employment as an Army contractor. Applicants selected will be subject to a Government security investigation and must meet eligibility requirements for access to classified information. Must possess Certification in First Aid/CPR (or be able to obtain the certificate following the training provided within three (3) months from date of hire) and maintain throughout duration of employment.

PHYSICAL/MEDICAL REQUIREMENTS:

  • Must be able to lift up to 20 pounds unassisted to carry design and research material, walk several miles, and work in confined spaces.

POLICY AND/OR REGULATORY REQUIREMENTS:

  • As a condition of employment, employee will be subject to all applicable RCUH policies and procedures and, as applicable, subject to University of Hawai‘i’s and/or business entity’s policies and procedures. Violation of RCUH’s, UH’s, or business entity’s policies and/or procedures or applicable State or Federal laws and/or regulations may lead to disciplinary action (including, but not limited to possible termination of employment, personal fines, civil and/or criminal penalties, etc.).

SECONDARY QUALIFICATIONS:

  • Master’s Degree from an accredited college or university in Architectural history, Art history, Historic Preservation or other specialized skill relevant to historic buildings.
  • Education and experience in the cultural and architectural setting specific to Army lands and Hawai‘i Islands.
  • Knowledge of DoD cultural resources in general and the policy, organizational, and operational contexts within which they are managed.
  • Knowledge of local, Federal, and State lands use and environmental laws.
  • Familiarity with integrative techniques used to inventory, assess, and display cultural resource assets, environmental impacts, and their interrelationships.
  • Advanced skill and experience with Microsoft Access database management.
  • Experience performing a variety of cultural resources program tasks, particularly in a governmental agency setting.

INQUIRIES: Dr. Lisa Gollin 943-9581 (Oahu).

Please apply directly on the RCUH website to be considered for the position.

APPLICATION REQUIREMENTS: Please go to www.rcuh.com and click on “Job Postings.” You must submit the following documents online to be considered for the position: 1) Cover Letter, 2) Resume, 3) Supervisory References, 4) Copy of Degree(s)/Transcript(s)/Certificate(s). All online applications must be submitted/received by the closing date (11:59 P.M. Hawai‘i Standard Time/RCUH receipt time) as stated on the job posting. If you do not have access to our system and the closing date is imminent, you may send additional documents to rcuh_employment@rcuh.com. If you have questions on the application process and/or need assistance, please call (808)956-8344 or (808)956-0872.

CLOSING DATE: November 1, 2019.

RCUH’s mission is to support and enhance research, development and training in Hawai‘i, with a focus on the University of Hawai‘i.

Equal Opportunities Employer – Minorities/Women/Disability/Veteran.

CRM Specialist – Oahu – RCUH

CRM SPECIALIST (OAHU) – ID# 19473.

Pacific International Center for High Technology Research.  Regular, Full-Time, RCUH Non-Civil Service position with the Pacific International Center for High Technology Research (PICHTR), performing project tasks on land controlled by U.S. Army Garrison, Hawai‘i (USAG-HI) on the Island of Oahu.  Continuation of employment is dependent upon program/operational needs, satisfactory work performance, availability of funds, and compliance with applicable Federal/State laws.

MINIMUM MONTHLY SALARY:  $2,810/Mon.

DUTIES: 

  • Provides day-to-day support in implementing the PICHTR Cultural Resources Management (CRM) Program Scope of Work (SOW).
  • Serves as CRM Specialist and performs assigned tasks to implement programs developed by the U.S. Army Garrison, Hawai‘i Cultural Resources Manager.
  • Works in small teams and independently to support all fieldwork, including drafting plans and reports, accompanying cultural accesses, driving to historical/archaeological sites to do periodic monitoring, pedestrian survey, implementing data recovery plans, conducting excavations, data collection and input, and coordination of assigned tasks/projects.
  • Independently performs small-scale archaeological reconnaissance surveys, relocation of known archaeological sites, and collection of additional data, utilizing Global Positioning System (GPS).
  • Independently carries out office duties as assigned, which may include reviewing and writing reports, drafting Section 106 letters and plans, and organizing site files. Handles equipment and supplies inventory, maintenance and acquisition. Participates in public outreach activities.
  • Becomes familiar with installation plans, undertakings, and cultural studies and inventories.
  • Works in areas with Unexploded Ordnance (UXO) under professional Explosive Ordnance Disposal (EOD) escort.

PRIMARY QUALIFICATIONS:

EDUCATION/TRAINING: 

  • Bachelor’s Degree from an accredited four (4) year college or university in Archaeology, Anthropology, Cultural Resources Management, or related field.

EXPERIENCE:

  • At least three (3) years of experience in performing archaeological fieldwork, drafting archaeological plans, writing results of field or lab procedures, Section 106 letter drafting, lab analysis, and data collection and input.
  • Experience in archaeological fieldwork must include pedestrian survey, mapping (compass and bearing method), minor excavation, stratigraphy profile mapping and descriptions, and testing.

ABIL/KNOW/SKILLS:

  • Knowledge of archaeological methods and theories.
  • Knowledge of the National Historic Preservation Act of 1966, as amended and related regulations and laws.
  • Knowledge of cultural history preferably of Hawaiian or Pacific Islands.
  • Strong oral and written communication skills.
  • Ability to use compass, maps and GPS.
  • Computer literate in Microsoft Office applications, including Word, Access, Excel, PowerPoint, and Outlook.
  • Additional software knowledge includes familiarity with ArcView GIS software and Adobe programs (Illustrator and Acrobat).
  • Must possess a valid driver’s license (and if use of personal vehicle on the job is required, must also have valid personal driver’s insurance equivalent to Hawai‘i’s No-Fault Driver’s Insurance) and maintain throughout the duration of employment. Must be able to drive a 4-wheel drive vehicle with automatic transmission in rough terrain.
  • Post Offer/Employment Condition: Must be able to pass a DoD security check for employment as an Army contractor. Applicants selected will be subject to a Government security investigation and must meet eligibility requirements for access to unclassified, but sensitive information. Must possess the American Red Cross Certification in First Aid/CPR (or be able to obtain the certificate following the training provided within three (3) months from date of hire) and maintain throughout duration of employment.  Must complete UXO training within two (2) months from date of hire as job duties will require work in UXO areas.  Must complete online forty (40) hour Hazardous Waste Operations and Emergency Response (HAZWOPER) training within two (2) weeks from date of hire or may be subject to termination. Must complete the online Hazard Communication training immediately after hire or no later than employee’s initial exposure to hazardous chemicals. Must be able to complete basic helicopter safety course (A-100) and sling-load (A-219) within twelve (12) months from date of hire.

PHYSICAL/MEDICAL REQUIREMENTS: 

  • Works under strenuous and extreme outdoor conditions.
  • Able to hike up to ten (10) miles per day with backpack weighing up to 40 pounds unassisted over rough terrain at elevations up to 4,000 feet.
  • Must be able to work in an office environment, which includes sitting and working with computers for prolonged periods of time.

POLICY AND/OR REGULATORY REQUIREMENTS:  As a condition of employment, employee will be subject to all applicable RCUH policies and procedures and, as applicable, subject to University of Hawai‘i’s and/or business entity’s policies and procedures.  Violation of RCUH’s, UH’s, or business entity’s policies and/or procedures or applicable State or Federal laws and/or regulations may lead to disciplinary action (including, but not limited to possible termination of employment, personal fines, civil and/or criminal penalties, etc.).

SECONDARY QUALIFICATIONS: 

  • Education and experience in the cultural and archaeological setting specific to Army lands on Oahu or Hawai‘i Islands.
  • Experience in Hawai‘i or Pacific Islands archaeology.
  • Knowledge of Hawaiian or Pacific Islands archaeology and cultural history.
  • Knowledge of Department of Defense cultural resources in general and the policy, organizational, and operational contexts within which they are managed.
  • Knowledge of local, Federal, and State lands use and environmental laws.
  • Familiarity with integrative techniques used to inventory, assess, and display cultural resource assets, environmental impacts, and their interrelationships.
  • Advanced experience in field and office settings with GIS and GPS, in addition to advanced knowledge and experience with Microsoft Access database management.
  • Experience performing a variety of cultural resources program tasks, particularly in a governmental agency setting.
  • Experience coordinating and supervising archaeological laboratory analyses and operations.

INQUIRIES:  Dr. Lisa Gollin 943-9581 (Oahu).

Please apply directly on the RCUH website to be considered for the position.

APPLICATION REQUIREMENTS: Please go to www.rcuh.com and click on “Job Postings.” You must submit the following documents online to be considered for the position: 1) Cover Letter, 2) Resume, 3) Supervisory References, 4) Copy of Degree(s)/Transcript(s)/Certificate(s). All online applications must be submitted/received by the closing date (11:59 P.M. Hawai‘i Standard Time/RCUH receipt time) as stated on the job posting. If you do not have access to our system and the closing date is imminent, you may send additional documents to rcuh_employment@rcuh.com. If you have questions on the application process and/or need assistance, please call (808)956-8344 or (808)956-0872.

CLOSING DATE:  November 1, 2019.

RCUH’s mission is to support and enhance research, development and training in Hawai‘i, with a focus on the University of Hawai‘i.

Equal Opportunities Employer – Minorities/Women/Disability/Veteran.

SWCA – Archaeological Field Technician, Maui

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SWCA is a nationwide environmental consulting firm. We help clients navigate the environmental compliance process using scientific expertise and in-depth knowledge of the industries we serve.

We are employee owned and we’ve been in business for more than 35 years and are recognized leaders for bringing sound science and creative solutions to our clients. Our biologists, archaeologists, planners, and technical experts work together to preserve natural and cultural resources for tomorrow while enabling projects that benefit people today.

About the opportunity

Do you thrive in the pursuit of ensuring excellence in environmental consulting services for your clients? SWCA Environmental Consultants is expanding their team and looking for dynamic individuals who are following their passion in delivering the highest-quality project work.

SWCA Environmental Consultants has an opening for an Archaeological Field Technician to work on projects on the island of Maui, as well as other Hawaiian Islands as needed. The individual selected must live on Maui. The position is temporary, and work is dependent on project needs.

What you will accomplish

Successful applicants must be able to conduct archaeological fieldwork including survey, test excavation, data recovery, and monitoring.

Experience and qualifications for success

  • A Bachelor’s Degree in anthropology, archaeology, or a closely related field or six (6) months archaeological field experience.
  • Must live on the island of Maui.
  • An accredited Field School Certification is preferred.
  • Experience with a wide range of field methodologies, including archaeological survey, test excavation, and monitoring.
  • Hawaii field experience preferred.
  • Current valid driver’s license and the ability to safely operate a 4wd vehicle on rugged, back country roads.
  • Ability to travel to a location, walk, and conduct fieldwork for long hours, sometimes in inclement weather, rugged terrain, often at high altitudes, and the ability to carry equipment and supplies weighing up to 40 pounds.

SWCA Environmental Consultants is a growing employee-owned firm, providing a full spectrum of environmental services. With offices across the United States, SWCA is one of the largest environmental compliance firms and ranks among Engineering News-Record’s Top 200 Environmental Firms.

If you would like to contact SWCA regarding the accessibility of our website or need assistance completing the online application process due to a disability, please email accommodations@swca.com or call 800-828-8517. This contact information is for disability accommodation requests only. All other inquiries will not receive a response.

EOE – women, minorities, individuals with disabilities and veterans are encouraged to apply.

To apply, please use this link:

https://careers-swca.icims.com/jobs/10732/archaeological-field-technician/job

 

2019 Conference Registration and Call for Papers Open!

Welina mai me ke aloha iā kākou,

The Society for Hawaiian Archaeology invites you to join in our annual gathering, taking place at the Kona Imin Center, from Friday October 25 to Sunday October 27, 2019. Our conference theme this year will be “I Kahiki ka ua, ako ʻē ka hale: A Changing Climate for Hawaiian Archaeology.”

Registration and a call for submissions is now open
http://hawaiianarchaeology.org/2019-hawaiian-archaeology-conference/

See you in Kona!
Dave Ingleman
SHA 2019 Conference Planning Committee Chair

Archaeological Field Technician – Garcia and Associates

Archaeological Field Technician – Hawaiʻi

 

Job Summary

Garcia and Associates (GANDA) is seeking On-Call (Temporary) Archaeological Field Technicians for archaeological surveys and monitoring in various locations. The position is based in our Hawai‘i office with primary work occurring on O‘ahu, although project opportunities may be available on neighbor islands and elsewhere in the Pacific (e.g., Guam and the Northern Marianas). Hawai‘i or other Pacific Island experience is strongly preferred.

Responsibilities and Qualifications

The responsibilities and qualifications for this position include, but are not limited to:

  • Perform basic archaeological recording tasks (e.g., mapping and preparing thorough written documentation and measured stratigraphic profiles
  • Ability to independently recognize archaeological resources in the field
  • Ability to stand for long periods of time and hike long distances in rugged conditions
  • Excellent interpersonal communication and attention to detail
  • Strong writing skills and clarity in notetaking
  • Ability to communicate efficiently and respond quickly while working in the field
  • Familiarity with digital field technology (Trimble GPS) and GIS applications and software
  • Bachelor’s degree in Anthropology
  • Must have a satisfactory driving record and complete a background check

About Garcia and Associates

At Garcia and Associates, we value the diversity of our employees and the creativity they bring to projects from their broad perspectives and experiences. We offer a collaborative work environment and a compensation package that includes competitive pay and a comprehensive benefits package. Garcia and Associates is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

GANDA is committed to a safe work environment. We each have a responsibility to meet this commitment by following GANDA’s safety and HR procedures, as well as applicable laws designed to promote workplace safety.

To Apply
To apply for this position, send a letter of interest with employment qualifications and a resume to: Cacilie Craft ccraft@garciaandassociates.com.

Qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability or protected veteran status or other characteristic protected by law. Garcia and Associates is a background screening, drug-free workplace.

ASM AFFILIATES (ASM) – MULTIPLE POSITIONS

ASM Affiliates (ASM) seeks qualified applicants for full-time positions in its Honolulu and Hilo offices. Positions available include senior supervisory, GIS specialist, cultural specialist, and architectural historian.

Minimum requirements for the advertised positions are as follows:

Senior supervisory position (Honolulu):

Ph.D. or M.A. in Anthropology/Archaeology;

Experience in Hawaiian/Pacific Island archaeology sufficient to meet requirements set forth in HAR 13-13-281;

Minimum 10 years private sector CRM experience, with a record of increasing responsibility, including minimum 5 years of experience as Project Manager;

Ability to manage multiple projects and staff members simultaneously;

Experience in cost estimating, project budgeting, and successful proposal writing;

Knowledge of federal and state regulatory compliance procedures;

Excellent writing and communications skills.

GIS specialist (Hilo or Honolulu):

Undergraduate degree or higher in anthropology, archaeology, computer science, geography, geology, environmental science or another related field. GIS certification is a plus.

Experience managing, handling, processing, and analyzing GIS, GPS, and other geospatial data.

Experience working with field data collected through GPS, including preparation, processing, and post-processing. Experience with Trimble Terrrasync, Trimble Pathfinder, Garmin handhelds,Garmin BaseCamp, and other GNSS equipment/software preferred

Experience using ESRI’s ArcMap desktop 10.X, ArcCatalog, ArcGISOnline (AGOL), in combination with ESRI’s Survey 123 & Collector apps.

Ability to produce visually aesthetic figures, and high-quality data products for professional reports and presentations.

Cultural specialist (Hilo or Honolulu):

Undergraduate degree or higher in Hawaiian studies, Hawaiian history, anthropology, or a related field.

Knowledge of Hawaiian culture and history, and advanced writing and communications skills.

Ability to read, pronounce, understand, and translate Hawaiian language resources.

Experience conducting archival research and oral history interviews.

Ability to work through complex and culturally sensitive projects and issues with attention to detail.

Familiarity with the OEQC Guidelines for Assessing Cultural Impacts and Hawai‘i Revised Statutes 343.

Architectural Historian (Hilo or Honolulu):

Must meet the Secretary of the Interiors Professional Qualification Standards in Architectural History.

M.A. or higher in Historic Preservation (or concentration therein) or Architectural History preferred.

Minimum two years experience conducting archival research and building evaluations to develop historic contexts and site-specific histories in compliance with Section 106 of the National Historic Preservation Act.

Prior work experience in Hawaii preferred, with demonstrated ability in preparing RLS and ILS forms and projects conducted in compliance with Hawaiʻi state regulations.

Ability to perform efficiently in a team environment as well as work independently in a fast-paced environment.

For all positions, Hawaiian language (reading and/or speaking) skills are desirable but not required. Some off-island travel may be necessary. Clean driving record and Hawaiʻi driver’s license required.

ASM is an equal opportunity employer. We are a full-service, employee-owned heritage management firm with a focus on community-based research. Salary will be commensurate with experience and will include a benefits package. Positions will be open until filled. Please send resume and cover letter to Matthew Clark, M.A., Director ASM Hilo, mclark@asmaffiliates.com. Visit our web-page: http://www.asmaffiliates.com

PTA – Cultural Resource Specialist

CULTURAL RESOURCE SPECIALIST (PTA) – ID# 19279.

Pacific International Center for High Technology Research.  Regular, Full-Time, RCUH Non-Civil Service position with the Pacific International Center for High Technology Research (PICHTR), performing project tasks on land controlled by U.S. Army Garrison, Hawai‘i (USAG-HI) at Pohakuloa Training Area (PTA) on the Island of Hawai‘i.  Continuation of employment is dependent upon program/operational needs, satisfactory work performance, availability of funds, and compliance with applicable Federal/State laws.

MONTHLY SALARY RANGE:  $2,957-$6,944/Mon.

DUTIES:  Provides day-to-day support in implementing the Island of Hawai‘i Cultural Resource Program Scope of Work (SOW).  Performs assigned tasks to implement programs developed by the USAG-HI Cultural Resources Program Manager.  Works independently to support all fieldwork, including accompanying cultural accesses, monitoring, pedestrian survey, excavation, data collection and input, and coordination of assigned tasks/projects.  Becomes familiar with installation plans, undertakings, and cultural studies and inventories. Works in areas with Unexploded Ordnance (UXO) with professional Explosive Ordnance Disposal (EOD) supervision.

PRIMARY QUALIFICATIONS: EDUCATION/TRAINING:  Bachelor’s Degree from an accredited four (4) year college or university in Archaeology, Anthropology, Cultural Resources Management, or a related field.  EXPERIENCE:  One to three (1-3) years of experience in performing archaeological fieldwork, including pedestrian survey, mapping, excavation and testing, and technical report writing.  ABIL/KNOW/SKILLS:  Knowledge of archaeological methods.  Ability to use a compass, maps and GPS.  Computer literate in Microsoft Office applications, including Word, Access, Excel, PowerPoint, and Outlook. Familiarity with ArcGIS software or similar and Adobe Illustrator.  Must possess a valid driver’s license (and if use of personal vehicle on the job is required, must also have valid personal driver’s insurance equivalent to Hawai‘i’s No-Fault Driver’s Insurance) and maintain throughout the duration of employment.  Post Offer/Employment Conditions: Must be able to pass a post offer criminal background check.  Must be able to pass a Department of Defense (DoD) security check for employment as an Army contractor.  Applicants selected will be subject to a Government security investigation and must meet eligibility requirements for access to unclassified information. Must possess the American Red Cross Certification in First Aid/CPR (or be able to obtain the certificate following the training provided within three (3) months from date of hire) and maintain throughout duration of employment.  Must complete online forty (40) hour Hazardous Waste Operations and Emergency Response (HAZWOPER) training within two (2) weeks from date of hire or may be subject to termination. Must complete the online Hazard Communication training immediately after hire or no later than employee’s initial exposure to hazardous chemicals.  Must complete UXO training within two (2) weeks from date of hire (as job duties will require work in UXO areas) and maintain throughout duration of employment. Must complete confined spaces training within three (3) weeks from date of hire and maintain throughout employment.  Must complete 4-wheel drive and winch training before performing duties.  Must be able to complete basic helicopter safety course within twelve (12) months from date of hire.  If selected for additional duties must be certified and be approved by PICHTR/Research Corporation of the University of Hawai‘i (RCUH) prior to activity.  PHYSICAL/MEDICAL REQUIREMENTS:  Works under strenuous and extreme outdoor conditions.  Able to hike up to ten (10) miles per day with a backpack weighing up to 40 pounds unassisted, and camp in remote and rugged areas for periods of several days.  POLICY AND/OR REGULATORY REQUIREMENTS:  As a condition of employment, employee will be subject to all applicable RCUH policies and procedures and, as applicable, subject to University of Hawai‘i’s and/or business entity’s policies and procedures.  Violation of RCUH’s, UH’s, or business entity’s policies and/or procedures or applicable State or Federal laws and/or regulations may lead to disciplinary action (including, but not limited to possible termination of employment, personal fines, civil and/or criminal penalties, etc.).

SECONDARY QUALIFICATIONS:  Education and experience in the cultural and archaeological setting specific to Army lands on Hawai‘i islands.  Experience in Pacific Islands archaeology. Knowledge of Pacific Islands archaeology and cultural history. Knowledge of the National Historic Preservation Act of 1966, as amended, and related regulations and laws. Knowledge of DoD cultural resources in general and the policy, organizational, and operational contexts within which they are managed.  Knowledge of local, Federal, and State lands use and environmental laws. Familiarity with integrative techniques used to inventory, assess, and display cultural resource assets, environmental impacts, and their interrelationships.  Experience performing a variety of cultural resources program tasks, particularly in a governmental agency setting.

INQUIRIES:  Jahkotta Lewis 345-5111 (Hawai‘i).

APPLICATION REQUIREMENTS: Please go to www.rcuh.com and click on “Job Postings.” You must submit the following documents online to be considered for the position: 1) Cover Letter, 2) Resume, 3) Supervisory References, 4) Copy of Degree(s)/Transcript(s)/Certificate(s). All online applications must be submitted/received by the closing date (11:59 P.M. Hawai‘i Standard Time/RCUH receipt time) as stated on the job posting. If you do not have access to our system and the closing date is imminent, you may send additional documents to rcuh_employment@rcuh.com. If you have questions on the application process and/or need assistance, please call (808)956-8344 or (808)956-0872.

CLOSING DATE:  June 14, 2019.

RCUH’s mission is to support and enhance research, development and training in Hawai‘i, with a focus on the University of Hawai‘i.

Equal Opportunities Employer – Minorities/Women/Disability/Veteran.