Staff Archeologist
Montrose Environmental Group Inc.

Sacramento, California

Posted in Engineering

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Job Info


Are you looking to build a career in the environmental field? Are you passionate about the environment and working collaboratively to improve our environment? If the answer is, "Yes!" then we have an exciting career opportunity for you. Who are we? We are Environmental Intelligence, a subsidiary of Montrose Environmental Group, the premier environmental services provider.

The Staff Archeologist conducts reviews, tracks projects, and coordinates with team members within area of assigned responsibility. The Staff Archeologist will gain experience in managing and directing others on project assignments. This position will apply knowledge of job area typically obtained through advanced education and work experience. Responsibilities may include: Managing projects / processes, working independently with limited supervision. Coaching and reviewing the work of team members. Problems faced are difficult and sometimes complex.


At Environmental Intelligence (a Montrose Environmental Group Company), we're not just determined to think about a better way forward for environmental services today and down the road - we're committed to making it a reality. Our Principles guide us: We Value Our People, We Value Our Community, We Value Our Clients, We Value Our Shareholders. We care for the well-being of our people and offer:

Competitive Compensation Packages

  • Competitive medical, dental, and vision insurance coverage
  • Medical, Dependent Care and Transit Flexible Spending Accounts
  • Company paid Life and Disability Insurance and access to additional voluntary programs
  • 401k with a competitive employer match
  • Progressive vacation policies and company holiday to ensure work/life balance for our people
  • A financial assistance program to help support peers in need
  • Access to telemedicine and employee assistance programs
  • Access to best rates in the industry to bring your student loan debt down to size
  • The Staff Archeologist maintains positive relationships with the project team, prepares documentation
  • Work directly with internal project managers project compliance with federal, state, and local regulations.
  • Conduct natural archaeological surveys and monitoring (as necessary) and provide specialized site assessments.
  • Archaeological monitoring duties require in-field decision-making as well as oral and written communication skills
  • Maintain confidentiality at all times
  • Exercise safe work practices by following all Company safety rules and OSHA regulations, including attendance at all required safety training programs
  • Participate in the company's continuous improvement programs and provide support to team efforts
  • Keep up-to-date and current on industry trends by completing formal training, reviewing professional publications, and attend professional workshops
  • Perform other duties as assigned

To perform this job successfully, individuals must be able to perform each duty and responsibility satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the duties and responsibilities.

MINIMUM Qualifications
  • This position requires the employee to be fully vaccinated for COVID-19, unless a medical or religious accommodation is needed. You are considered "fully vaccinated" at more than two (2) weeks after receiving the second dose in a 2-dose series or more than two (2) weeks after receiving a single dose vaccine.
  • Bachelor's in archaeology/anthropology or related discipline, or similar field
  • A minimum of 2 to 4 years of relevant work experience as an archaeologist in Southern California
  • Experience surveying, monitoring, and assessing cultural resources sites
  • Demonstrated ability to perform and lead survey, testing, and mitigation projects
  • Varied experience completing desktop reviews and preparing technical reports and agency submittals, data collection, and regulatory documents
  • Experience serving as the technical and development support for cultural resources projects (work with utility projects is a plus)
  • Proficiency with Microsoft Office Word and Excel, and ability to use related computer systems and software. GIS experience using ArcMap and other ESRI software is a plus.
  • Familiarity with federal, state, and local legislation affecting cultural resources
  • Ability to work remotely and independently with minimal supervision/direction
  • Advanced skills with Microsoft Office Suite
  • Knowledge of computer aided software (Microsoft Suite, Google Suite, AutoCAD, ArcGIS, etc.)
  • Ability to define problems, collect data, establish facts, and draw valid conclusions to present to supervisors.
  • Organizational skills and attention to detail.
  • While performing the responsibilities of the job, the employee may be required to spend long hours sitting and using office equipment and computers, and is regularly required to sit, talk, and hear. The employee frequently is required to use hands and fingers to handle or feel. There may be occasional lifting (overhead, waist level) from the floor of supplies and materials weighing no more than 30 pounds. The work may involve some bending, standing or walking. Out of office site visits could potentially have more strenuous physical demands.
  • Work environment will vary greatly depending on nature of assigned tasks.
  • Possible work environments could include normal office working conditions in a well-lit, climate-controlled environment with minimal safety/health hazard potential.
  • The position may involve local travel as needed.
The above statements are intended to describe the general nature of work being performed by people assigned to this classification. They are not to be construed as an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, duties and skills required of employees so classified.

Minimum salary of $65,000 to maximum $75,000 - commensurate with qualifications.


Montrose is a leading environmental solutions company focused on supporting commercial and government organizations as they deal with the challenges of today, and prepare for what's coming tomorrow. Withapproximately 2,000 employees across over 70 locations around the world, Montrose combines deep local knowledge with an integrated approach to design, engineering, and operations, enabling the Company to respond effectively and efficiently to the unique requirements of each project. From comprehensive air measurement and laboratory services to regulatory compliance, emergency response, permitting, engineering, and remediation, Montrose delivers innovative and practical solutions that keep its clients on top of their immediate needs - and well ahead of the strategic curve.

We are going to be blunt - the way we work may not suit to everyone. Montrose is fast-paced and dynamic. You are your own boss, but you will get tons of guidance and plenty of support from talented, super-smart colleagues within Montrose. Therefore, if freedom, autonomy, head-scratching professional challenges attract you, we could be the perfect match made in heaven.

Want to know more about Montrose? Visit!

Montrose is an Equal Opportunity Employer. Our firm is committed through responsible management policies to recruit, hire, promote, train, transfer, compensate, and administer all other personnel actions without regard to race, color, religion, sex (including pregnancy, sexual orientation, gender expression, and gender identity), national origin, disability, age, genetic information, marital status, citizenship status, military status, and any other class protected by federal, state, or local law.

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