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.

Archaeologist II

HRA is seeking an Archaeologist II in our Seattle office. The Archaeologist II 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.

Required education and experience:

  • Master’s Degree or PhD in Anthropology with Archaeology emphasis
  • Preparation of a Master’s thesis or doctoral dissertation
  • Minimum of two years field director experience based in western Washington in Cultural Resource Management (CRM) and leading field crews.

Required skills and abilities:

  • Proficient in the use of technology to include, but not limited to GPS and other data collection devices, use of online databases, digital cameras, scanners, and audio recordings, and computer software such as Microsoft Word and Excel.
  • 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 with the ability to recognize the need for and to locate additional background or archival resources. Demonstrated ability to conduct archival research.
  • Strong technical writing skills and demonstrated ability to write CRM-specific technical reports. 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.
  • Experience with the Section 106 process.
  • Strong verbal and writing communication skills
  • Ability to remember and follow detailed instructions
  • Willingness to travel throughout the Pacific Northwest and the rest of the U.S. (especially the west)

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

Equal opportunity/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.

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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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, eastern standard 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.