Employment

With competitive salaries and comprehensive benefits, HRA offers a team working environment focusing on the career growth needs of each employee.

We invite you to review our current openings and submit your information for consideration. Come be a part of a growing firm that encompasses a family spirit and team environment.

Field Staffing and Project Coordinator

HRA is seeking a Field Staffing and Project Coordinator to join our collaborative team of experts. The preferred location for this position is Eugene, but it could be located in Portland or Seattle. This is an office-based position. This is an hourly position with a wage range of $23.00-$30.00 depending on experience and office location.

The Field Staffing and Project Coordinator provides logistical support primarily to the Cultural Resource Management Division (CRM Division). They serve as a liaison and first point of contact between Project Managers and staff assigned to field projects to ensure that all field-based logistical and staffing aspects of the project along with the maintenance and inventory of field equipment and vehicles are successfully scheduled and implemented. The Field Staffing and Project Coordinator may participate in seasonal field technician hiring and recruiting. The Field Staffing and Project Coordinator may supervise other staff in the completion of logistics tasks including Archaeological Technicians, Archaeological Crew Chiefs, and other Support staff, as necessary.

Required education and experience:

High School Diploma (or equivalent) with experience in logistics coordination or project staffing.

Preferred education and experience:

Bachelor’s degree in Archaeology, Anthropology, or related degree field, completion of accredited field school, and/or a minimum of 3 years direct CRM experience involving field projects.

Required skills and abilities:

General: Self-starter with excellent organization capabilities and above average communication skills. Must be detail-oriented and capable of functioning both independently and as a key member of project teams. Must be able to communicate successfully and consistently with seasonal field technicians and leadership.  

Technology: Proficient in the use of computer software including Outlook, Word and Excel and mastery of internet technology. Requires valid driver’s license and ability to operate passenger car and/or light and heavy (3/4- and 1-ton) trucks.

Teamwork: Develop and maintain positive relationships, ability to balance work schedules and demands, provide and accept feedback, seek to resolve conflict through communication and collaboration, excellent and timely verbal and written communication, listen and communicate effectively. Successfully function within a project team, work closely with project team members, and take direction from a Project Manager.

Maintenance: Proficiency with tools of the CRM trade – drills, hammers, file, bench grinder preferred.

Inclusion, Diversity, Equity, and Accessibility: Assess presence of personal implicit bias and institutional bias in assigned work and proceed from a place of equity and cultural humility. Maintain a commitment to promoting equity and inclusion.

HRA offers competitive compensation and a full benefits package that includes vacation, sick leave, holidays, medical insurance, and 401K.

Required application materials include a resume, cover letter, and three professional references (email and phone). Please send application materials to Human Resources at HR @ hrassoc . com. Application materials will be accepted until October 1, 2021, and will be reviewed upon close of position.

HRA is an Equal Opportunity Employer. We are committed to providing an environment of respect and inclusion where equal employment opportunities are available to all applicants and employees. Applicants and employees will not be discriminated against on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity and expression, disability, national origin, protected veteran status, status as a victim of domestic violence, stalking, or sexual harassment, or any other status protected under federal, state, or local law. If you need to request an accommodation related to disability, religion, or related to domestic violence, stalking or sexual harassment, please contact Human Resources.

Archaeological Technician – Seasonal

HRA is seeking to increase our qualified pool of Archaeological Technicians for work in our Portland, Eugene, Seattle, Spokane, and Missoula offices. Individuals interested in working for HRA for seasonal employment will be selected only from this pool. Starting pay is $20.00 to $24.00 per hour, based on location, education, experience, and special skills. HRA reviews wages on an ongoing basis based on technician demonstrated skills and abilities.

The Archaeological Technician – Seasonal performs archaeological field work, lab work, or related office work under the direction and supervision of a HRA staff Archaeologist. Applicants approved for the pool must have (at minimum) a Bachelor’s degree in Archaeology or Anthropology. Preferred applicants will have experience working in the field, conducting analysis of research data, and contributing to research reports.

Required skills include the ability to effectively conduct research activities, conduct appropriate aspects of fieldwork using appropriate field techniques, develop and maintain positive relationships, the ability to balance work schedules and demands, provide and receive feedback, seek to resolve conflict through communication and collaboration, and use effective verbal and written communication to listen and communicate effectively.

Applicants must be proficient in the use of computer programs and database systems and have familiarity with the operations and use of cameras, GPS, and GIS equipment and software. Candidates should assume that most of their working hours will be spent in the field.

Positions are seasonal, and work is on-call, as needed. Acceptance into the qualified applicant pool is not a guarantee of a job offer or a guarantee of hours, but only Technicians in the pool will be offered work with HRA. Please submit a letter of interest and resume/CV to Human Resources at hr @ hrassoc . com.  The position will close on October 8, 2021.

HRA is an Equal Opportunity Employer. We are committed to providing an environment of respect and inclusion where equal employment opportunities are available to all applicants and employees. Applicants and employees will not be discriminated against on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity and expression, disability, national origin, protected veteran status, status as a victim of domestic violence, stalking, or sexual harassment, or any other status protected under federal, state, or local law. If you need to request an accommodation related to disability, religion, or related to domestic violence, stalking or sexual harassment, please contact Human Resources.

Archaeologist 2

HRA is seeking an Archaeologist 2 to join our collaborative team of experts in our Eugene office. This is a salaried, full-time position with anticipated salary of $55,310-$70,201 depending on experience and qualifications.

The Archaeologist 2 performs research tasks, fieldwork, laboratory, and/or writing tasks as part of a project team. At the direction of project managers, leads field projects and occasionally directs project team members in specific tasks. Contributes to the preparation of reports and client deliverables under the oversight of project managers; this may include preparing the larger share of a small project report. May be supervised by a more senior member of the HRA staff with similar technical experience.

Required education and experience:

  • Master’s Degree or PhD in Anthropology with Archaeology emphasis plus one year of experience working with field crews, analyzing research data, and contributing to research reports. Experience leading field crews preferred.
  • Good working knowledge of federal, state, and local cultural resource compliance requirements, particularly the Section 106 process.
  • Must meet the Secretary of the Interior’s professional qualifications standards in archaeology and any applicable state qualifications.

Required skills and abilities:

  • General: Proficient in the use of computer software including Word and Excel. Ability to use online databases, such as library search engines and digitized records collections. Use digital cameras, digital scanners, and digital audio recorders. May require valid driver’s license and ability to operate passenger car and/or light truck.
  • Teamwork: Develop and maintain positive relationships, ability to balance work schedules and demands, provide and accept feedback, seek to resolve conflict through communication and collaboration, use effective verbal and written communication, listen and communicate effectively. Successfully function within a project team, work closely with project team members, and take direction from a project manager.
  • Research: Proven ability to conduct background research in various sources including ethnographies, soils/environmental/cultural background, SHPO databases, GLO plats, land patents/historic maps, and tax assessments. Have the ability to recognize the need for and to locate additional background or archival resources.
  • Writing: Strong technical writing skills a must. Proven ability to contribute to deliverables. Contribute to research, inventory, resource evaluation, and monitoring plans and reports; the ability to contribute to high quality products with knowledge and understanding of appropriate style for the document.
  • Field: Proficient in the use of topographic maps, GPS, ArcPAD, and related field equipment.

Candidates should assume that 40-60 percent of their time will be spent in the field, and at least 25-30 percent of that travel will be outside of Eugene.

HRA offers competitive compensation and a full benefits package that includes vacation, sick leave, holidays, medical insurance, and 401K.

Please submit a letter of interest, résumé with three references and a short writing sample to Human Resources at HR @ hrassoc . com. No phone calls, please. Only qualified candidates with an advanced degree will be considered for interviews. Interviews will be conducted with qualified applicants as they apply, and position will remain open until filled.

HRA is an Equal Opportunity Employer. We are committed to providing an environment of respect and inclusion where equal employment opportunities are available to all applicants and employees. Applicants and employees will not be discriminated against on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity and expression, disability, national origin, protected veteran status, status as a victim of domestic violence, stalking, or sexual harassment, or any other status protected under federal, state, or local law. If you need to request an accommodation related to disability, religion, or related to domestic violence, stalking or sexual harassment, please contact Human Resources.

Architectural Historian 1

HRA is seeking an Architectural Historian 1 to join our collaborative team of experts in our Eugene, Oregon office. This is an entry-level salaried position with an anticipated pay range of $52,600–$55,000 depending on experience and qualifications. The duration of employment is anticipated to be a minimum of 6 months with the opportunity for extension or conversion to regular status based on project availability and performance.

The Architectural Historian 1 performs research tasks, fieldwork, and/or writing tasks as part of a project team. Under the direction of project managers, the Architectural Historian 1 completes field tasks and contributes to the preparation of technical reports and client deliverables.

Required education and experience:

Must meet the Secretary of the Interior’s Professional Qualification Standards in Architectural History (graduate degree in architectural history, art history, historic preservation, or closely related field, with coursework in American architectural history; or a bachelor’s degree in architectural history, art history, historic preservation or closely related field, plus either at least two years of full-time experience in research, writing, or teaching in American architectural history or restoration architecture with an academic institution, historical organization or agency, museum, or other professional institution; or substantial contribution through research and publication to the body of scholarly knowledge in the field of American architectural history).

Preferred education and experience:

Minimum six months field (architectural survey) experience preferred.

Familiarity with the Section 106 process (36 CFR Part 800).

Required skills and abilities:

  • General: Proficient in the use of computer software including Word and Excel. Ability to use online databases, such as library search engines and digitized records collections. Use digital cameras, digital scanners, and digital audio recorders. Requires valid driver’s license and ability to operate passenger car and/or light truck.
  • Teamwork: Develop and maintain positive relationships, ability to balance work schedules and demands, provide and accept feedback, seek to resolve conflict through communication and collaboration, use effective verbal and written communication, listen and communicate effectively. Successfully function within a project team, work closely with project team members, and take direction from a project manager.
  • Research: Conduct background research in various sources including ethnographies, soils/environmental/cultural background, SHPO databases, GLO plats, land patents/historic maps, and tax assessments. Have the ability to recognize the need for and to locate additional background or archival resources.
  • Writing: Sufficient technical writing skills to contribute to deliverables. Contribute to research, inventory, resource evaluation, and monitoring plans and reports; the ability to contribute to high quality products with knowledge and understanding of appropriate style for the document.
  • Field: Understanding of architectural field survey methods and familiarity with the operation and use of photographic cameras and related software.
  • Inclusion, Diversity, Equity, and Accessibility: Assess presence of personal implicit bias and institutional bias in assigned work and proceed from a place of equity and cultural humility. Maintain a commitment to promoting equity and inclusion.

HRA offers competitive compensation and a full benefits package that includes vacation, sick leave, holidays, medical insurance, and 401K.

Required application materials include:

  1. Resume
  2. Cover letter detailing your experience and education
  3. Professional writing sample specific to architectural survey (for example, a historic property inventory form, National Register evaluation/nomination, professional article, etc.)
  4. Three professional references (email and phone).

Please send application materials to Human Resources at HR @ hrassoc . com. Application materials will be accepted until September 17, 2021 (extended), and will be reviewed after position closes.

HRA is an Equal Opportunity Employer. We are committed to providing an environment of respect and inclusion where equal employment opportunities are available to all applicants and employees. Applicants and employees will not be discriminated against on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity and expression, disability, national origin, protected veteran status, status as a victim of domestic violence, stalking, or sexual harassment, or any other status protected under federal, state, or local law. If you need to request an accommodation related to disability, religion, or related to domestic violence, stalking or sexual harassment, please contact Human Resources.

HRA is an Equal Opportunity Employer/Veterans/Disabled

All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, or protected veteran status and will not be discriminated against on the basis of disability.

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Pay Transparency Nondiscrimination Provision

If you are interested in reviewing HRA’s Affirmative Action plan, you may contact Charity Touchette, Human Resources Manager, at ctouchette@hrassoc.com. HRA’s Affirmative Action Plan will be available to be reviewed between the hours of 9am and noon, Pacific time.

If you are an individual with a disability and would like to request an reasonable accommodation as part of the employment application and/or selection process, please contact Charity Touchette, HR Manager, at 406-721-1958.