Project Manager (Archaeology)
SEARCH is the largest archaeology and cultural resources management company in the world, and SEARCH2O is the largest underwater archaeology program. Specializing in mega infrastructure projects and emergency response on land and water, SEARCH delivers high capacity cultural resource services directly to every region in the US and globally. Since 1993, SEARCH has completed more than 3,500 projects across 44 US states and 37 countries spanning five continents and three oceans. Commercial and government customers in the Energy & Power, Defense, Federal, Transportation, and Development markets have selected SEARCH for more than $300M in Prime contracts and $2.3B in Team contracts. SEARCH specializes in the full spectrum of cultural services related to Archaeology, Maritime Archaeology, Architectural History, History, Archives, Collections Management, Museum Services, GIS, Documentary Media, and Public Affairs. SEARCH’s staff of 200 employees works from 20 US and Guam offices to conduct 250 projects per year and deploy 20 or more field teams per week; SEARCH has the immediate capacity to exceed client and compliance requirements especially in regard to critical deadlines, high-profile missions, and remote deployments.
SEARCH has an immediate opening for a full-time Project Manager (Archaeology) to join our Terrestrial Division for multiple archaeological surveys and excavation projects supporting our Transportation Group in Central Florida.
- Maintain the highest professional image for our clients, co-workers, media, and general public.
- Communicate project developments with Group leadership, Principals and clients.
- Develop business and maintain positive, long lasting client relationships.
- Manage multiple projects simultaneously.
- Coordinate background research, fieldwork, lab work, and report preparation by the project team.
- Ensure that project milestones are completed on time and within budget.
- Prepare well written, high quality proposals and technical reports.
- Conduct quality control/assurance of technical reports.
- Oversee the development of Health & Safety plans for each project managed.
- Other duties as assigned.
- Cover letter.
- Resume (with emphasis on relevant Florida transportation experience).
- Minimum of three professional references.
- Two writing samples (if a collaborative report, identify sections authored). Writing samples should be sent to [email protected]. Include the Job Posting code (PMCF-2019) in the subject line of your email.
Other Important Need-to-Know Information
- This position will be based out of SEARCH’s Jacksonville or Orlando office.
- Applicants must be eligible to be employed in the United States.
- The position requires occasional travel.
- SEARCH offers a competitive total compensation package with strong health and wellness and retirement plans.
- Pay is commensurate with education and experience.
- Employment offers are contingent upon satisfactory verification of criminal, education, driving, and/or employment background checks as well as passing results from a pre-employment drug screen.
- SEARCH is strongly committed to creating a diverse and inclusive environment where a variety of backgrounds, cultures, orientations, ideas, and talents can flourish.
- SEARCH is an equal opportunity employer, and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.
- SEARCH is an Affirmative Action Employer and a Drug-Free Workplace.
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- Master’s degree in Anthropology, Archaeology, or related field;
- Minimum of five (5) years of supervisory experience in cultural resources management encompassing time in field, laboratory, and office;
- Must be able to meet the Secretary of the Interior's Professional Qualification Standards for Archaeology;
- Experience in cultural resource compliance for transportation projects;
- Experience with supervision of surveys and assessments from contract award to report submittal;
- Demonstrated ability to manage cultural resource studies in a timely and cost-effective manner;
- Demonstrated client management skills;
- Superior technical writing skillset to produce high-quality technical reports and proposals;
- Excellent verbal and written communication skills;
- Competency collecting field data using Trimble GPS;
- Ability to travel; and
- A valid driver license and access to reliable transportation;
- Competitive Salary
- Per Diem (for overnight travel)
- SEARCH-subsidized Group Health Insurance (including Medical, Dental, and Vision coverage)
- SEARCH-provided Short-Term Disability Insurance
- SEARCH-provided Long-Term Disability Insurance
- SEARCH-provided Group Term Life Insurance
- Voluntary Life Insurance
- Employee Assistance Program
- Emergency Travel Assistance
- Generous 401(k) Retirement Plan
- Paid Holidays (10)
- Paid Time Off (PTO)
- Merit-Based Raises, Bonuses, and Promotion