CRM Specialist – Oahu – RCUH


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.



  • 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.



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


  • 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.


  • 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.


  • 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.).


  • 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 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 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.