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.

Research Archaeologist/GIS Specialist

Historical Research Associates, Inc. (HRA), has an opening for one Research Archaeologist/GIS Specialist in our Seattle Office. The qualified candidate must have an MA or PhD degree in Anthropology with Archaeology emphasis, have prepared a master’s thesis or doctoral dissertation, have at least 1 year of field experience in Cultural Resources Management (CRM), supervisory experience running CRM field projects preferred, and experience in Western Washington and the Southern Cascades. The candidate must also have 2 years demonstrated skills using ArcGIS to generate maps, as well as using Trimble GPS equipment and ArcGIS Collector in the field.

Required Skills:

  • Ability to lead field projects
  • Ability to conduct archival research
  • Successful technical report writing
  • 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, rarely, the rest of the U.S.)
  • Ability to make shapefiles using ArcGIS
  • Ability to georeference maps using ArcGIS
  • Use of Trimble GPS equipment in the field
  • Use of GNSS tablets in the field

Candidates should assume that 50-60 percent of their time will be spent in the field, and at least 25 percent of that travel will be outside of Seattle. Only qualified candidates with an advanced degree will be interviewed. The position will be open until filled. Interviews will be conducted with qualified applicants as they apply, and position will remain open until filled. Full benefits package includes annual bonus, vacation, sick leave, holidays, medical insurance, 401K, etc. HRA is an EEO employer. Annual Salary Range $50,000-55,000, based on skills and experience.

Please submit a letter of interest and résumé with references to Human Resources at HR @ hrassoc . com. No phone calls, please.

HRA is an Equal opportunity employer. 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.

Archaeological Technician – Seasonal

Historical Research Associates, Inc. (HRA), and Northern Land Use Research Alaska (NLURA) are seeking applicants to develop a qualified applicant pool of Archaeological Technicians for work in 2019 for our Portland, Eugene, Seattle, Spokane, and Missoula offices along with NLURA’s office located in Anchorage. Individuals interested in working for HRA/NLURA in 2019 will be selected only from this pool.

The Archaeological Technician – Seasonal performs archaeological field work, lab work, or related office work under the direction and supervision of a HRA/NLURA 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.

Position will be open until close of business Friday. March 29. 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 in 2019. Please submit a letter of interest and résumé/CV to Human Resources at hr @ hrassoc . com. No phone calls, please.

An Equal opportunity employer. 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.

Equal Employment Opportunity information

Equal Employment Opportunity Supplement

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, 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.