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Cultural Resources Specialist
CompanyNorth Wind Resource Consulting
LocationFort Huachuca, Arizona
Job TypeFull Time
Job Responsibilities

Provide cultural resources management support for the ENRD Cultural Resources Management Program under the direction of the Government Cultural Resources Manager (CRM). Support focuses on the management of archaeological sites, traditional cultural properties, sacred sites, archaeological collections, and Native American relations.

Conduct archival research and field work to inventory, evaluate, and document archaeological sites, artifacts, and features.

Prepare survey and assessment reports with project results and site evaluations; prehistoric and historic artifact analysis; photographic documentation; field records; and Arizona State Museum (ASM) project and site number registration forms.

Draft correspondence for consultation with the State Historic Preservation Officer (SHPO) regarding determinations of effect and eligibility, including the final report and appropriate SHPO, ASM, State of Arizona, and Installation forms.

Update existing site and building databases and archive files, including GIS files.

Assist in the review of Army undertakings that may affect archaeological sites, and make recommendations to avoid or minimize adverse effects to historic properties (this includes Dig Permits; Work Orders; NEPA RECs, EAs and EISs).

Attend planning meetings, design charrettes, and other coordination meetings, and complete site visits as needed.

Provide support implementing projects, programs, and consultation with installation and external organizations and proponents.

Assist the Government CRM in project reviews, including determinations of eligibility and effects on archaeological sites and historic buildings in accordance with Section 106 and 36 CFR 800.

Monitor and assess archaeological sites during construction projects or that are being impacted by military or natural activities to ensure proper treatment and protection.

Assist in updating the Installation Cultural Resources Management Plan (ICRMP).

Attend Section 106 consultation meetings with consulting parties, installation personnel, and regulators on high profile undertakings; take notes and provide input and recommendations to the Government CRM.

Assist the Government CRM in completing the backlog of cultural resources reports from past projects. This includes report writing, data analysis, archival research, artifact analysis, map preparation, and GIS data layer updates.

Ensure all archaeological collections and associated records generated as the result of in-house archaeological investigations or contracted projects are documented, organized, and packaged for transport to ASM for final curation.

Develop materials for education, interpretation and outreach to promote historic preservation as a critical element in installation sustainability and quality-of-life. This includes preparing cultural resources displays, writing informational articles, and making presentations or leading tours of FH historic properties for public or professional audiences.

Support the fostering of good relations and implementation of “trust responsibility” in Government liaison work with 11 federally-recognized Native American tribes by preparing consultation correspondence required under NEPA, NHPA, and NAGPRA; attending annual consultation meetings; and facilitating access to traditional cultural properties and sacred sites.

Perform lead role for cultural resource surveys when needed.

Support the Site Steward Program at meetings and trainings

Contract support functions shall be performed by person(s) who has, at minimum, a Bachelor’s degree in Anthropology with a focus on Archaeology, and one year of technical report writing experience.

The contractor shall have professional experience at Crew Chief or Field Director level.
Knowledge, expertise and skills in:
relevant historic preservation laws, regulations, and the Section 106 and 110 compliance process as they apply to undertakings and management of historic properties; archaeological field methods, including GPS use; demonstrated experience in professional compliance report writing; and Microsoft Office suite (Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Access, Outlook), and ArcGIS.

Must be able to pass a background check for access to government computers.

Section 106,
OSHA 8-hour Construction Site,
ATV operation
Cultural Landscapes
Cultural Resource laws
Archaeology methods and techniques,
Native American consultations,
and National Register evaluations and management strategies

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 e-mail  for assistance.

North Wind Group 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.