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Environmental Science Associates (ESA) is an environmental science, planning, and design consulting firm committed to the principles of sound science, technical excellence, integrity, and the promotion of outstanding decision making and sustainability. As a 100-percent employee-owned company with offices located in California, Washington, Oregon and Florida, continuing to meet the needs of our clients as well as the strategic aspirations of our employee-owners requires that we look to add the very best professional talent throughout our practices and offices. Specializing in project planning, environmental analysis and assessment, natural and cultural resources management, environmental restoration and design, and regulatory compliance, ESA’s scientists, historians, planners, designers, and technical specialists provide critical thinking and in-depth analysis to guide successful policy development, project planning, and the creation of enduring multi-objective solutions. Joining ESA means becoming part of a family of environmental professionals for whom every day involves growing your career, learning, creativity, fun, and the satisfaction knowing that you’ve contributed to outstanding iconic projects, improved environmental stewardship, and a more sustainable future for our communities and wild places.
About the Position:
ESA is currently seeking a qualified archaeologist to work in ESA’s Cultural Resources Group, Northern California Region. The right candidate must have broad-based knowledge in the recordation and evaluation of archaeological resources, including surveys, testing excavations, data recovery excavations, as well as the application of federal, state, and local evaluation criteria. Successful candidates would work on a variety of projects, including those associated with our Water, Energy, Community Development, and Airports divisions. Position is located in ESA’s Sacramento office.
Candidates must possess effective problem-solving ability, strong computer skills, excellent writing/oral communication skills, and the ability to work both independently and with a team. Qualified candidates should have Master’s Degree in archaeology or closely related field, at least five years of professional experience in the archaeology field or related field (meeting the Secretary of the Interior’s Standard for archaeologist), and a strong working knowledge of Section 106 of the National Historic Preservation Act and CEQA/NEPA compliance. Experience in preparing Caltrans cultural resource compliance studies is preferred.
ESA is owned entirely by our employees, creating a unique ownership culture rooted in a commitment to do work that matters, technical excellence, outstanding client service, professional development, and life-long learning. ESA’s comprehensive compensation and benefits program reflects our commitment to our employees. Our benefits include: 401(k) Salary Deferral Plan with company match program, Employee Stock Ownership Plan, medical and dental insurance vision care, paid vacation, sick leave, 9 paid holidays, group term life insurance, short-term and long-term disability insurance, commuter/transit incentives, healthcare and daycare Flexible Spending Accounts (FSA), tuition reimbursement assistance, performance bonus plan, and employee referral bonus program.
ESA is an Equal Opportunity Employer, committed to a diverse and inclusive work environment. (EOE M/V/F/D)
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