CompanyNorth Wind Site Services
LocationAnchorage AK
Job TypeFull Time
Job Description

Archaeologist to provide on-site support to the 611th Civil Engineer Squadron (CES) at Joint Base Elmendorf-Richardson (JBER) in Anchorage, AK.   Primary duties include providing technical and project management support for the 611th CES natural resources, cultural resources, and native lands grant programs.  This position further provides technical review, technical advice and assistance, and project management support for ongoing natural and cultural resource programs at up to 19 installations that fall under the 611th CES area of responsibility.   

Assist with review and preparation of grants and associated documentation for native lands programs associated with 611th CES and 19 installations within the area of responsibility.
Develops and/or reviews environmental technical plans and documentation for natural and cultural resources programs for the 611th CES.
Provides technical support and monitoring and surveying services for archaeological resources for the 611th CES.   Conducts background research and maintains moderate level of knowledge of subject matter in the areas of natural and cultural resources programs.
Some travel may be required to 611th CES installations, including locations in Alaska, Hawaii, and Wake Island in support of their natural and cultural resources programs.   
Works in coordination with environmental staff and real property staff, to support of 611th CES initiatives for natural, cultural, and archaeological programs.
Ensures federal, state, and local codes concerning natural/cultural resource programs and the environment are strictly adhered to in the execution of engineering, construction, and infrastructure projects. 
Provides technical review and technical assistance for Air Force Form 332 documentation as they relate to natural, cultural, and archaeological issues that may impact project execution.
Provides technical review and assistance for the Air Force Environmental Impact Analysis Program (EIAP) as it relates to natural, cultural, and/or archaeological issues that may impact project execution.
Uses computers/computer software such as information management and project tracking programs to resolve any technical issues associated with 611th CES natural and cultural resource programs.  
Keeps current on relevant software applications and seeks new applications to facilitate work.  

Compile and write letters, reports, and studies as needed

To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required.  Proficiency with the latest MS Office suite including Work, Excel, and Power point.

Education and Experience:
Bachelor’s degree in archaeology or other technical discipline is preferred.
At least one (1) year of experience in project management, archaeology, natural/cultural resource areas, or other related fields.

Skills and Abilities: 
Communicates clearly and concisely in speech and writing. Demonstrates understanding of and sensitivity to unspoken meaning and nonverbal cues. Facilitates communication across the organization and effectively interfaces with customer, contractor, and site personnel on a daily basis.
Requires good interpersonal skills in dealing with others (colleagues and clients) to ensure that customer requests and needs are met. Must acknowledge and clarify customer inquiries, requests, or complaints to ensure that needs are identified, documented and addressed.
Ability to apply common sense understanding to carry out detailed written and/or oral instructions; ability to deal with problems involving variables in non-standardized situations.
Demonstrates effective use of MS Office applications, databases, systems, tools and other resources to reflect understanding and clear insights of processes and procedures. 

Bachelor’s in archaeology, natural/cultural resource discipline, or related technical field is preferred.   Experience required with DOD experience preferred but not required.   Ability to pass federal government background check required.  Existing background check and/or secret clearance is desirable.

Ability to travel up to once every six weeks is preferred.

While performing the duties of this job, the employee will be sitting for long periods of time in an office environment.  Sedentary physical workload; must be able to exert up to a negligible amount of force constantly to lift, carry, push, pull or otherwise move objects, including the human body; required to have a close visual acuity to perform activities such as viewing a computer terminal and extensive reading; specific physical requirements include, but are not limited to, sitting, walking, talking, hearing and performing repetitive motions.  The employee is often required to use hands or fingers to handle or feel and reach with hands and arms. The employee must occasionally lift and/or move up to 50 pounds. 

The majority of the work is conducted indoors in a standard office environment.  The employee may be exposed to moving mechanical parts.  The noise level in the work environment is usually moderate. 
North Wind offers a competitive pay and benefits package to include health, life, and disability insurance benefits, 401(k) with company match, generous paid leave, and tuition reimbursement for eligible employees. As a company, we are committed to employee wellness, professional development, and work-life balance. We value safety, reliability, and commitment to our people! For more information about our benefits or hiring philosophy, visit the North Wind Career Opportunities Page.

Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable qualified individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. The nature of those accommodations will be determined on a case-by-case basis.  If you are an individual with a disability and require a reasonable accommodation to complete any part of the application process, or are limited in the ability or unable to access or use this online application process and need an alternative method for applying, you may contact our Helpline 1-208-528-8714 or mail for assistance.

North Wind is an Equal Employment Opportunity (EEO) employer and welcomes all qualified applicants. Applicants will receive fair and impartial consideration without regard to race, sex, color, religion, national origin, age, disability, veteran status, genetic data, religion or other legally protected status. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to their protected veteran status and will not be discriminated against on the basis of disability.