Cultural Resources Specialist at Cardno, Inc. in Arlington, Virginia

Posted in Other 13 days ago.





Job Description:

Join Cardno's Science and Environmental team in the Northeast for an opportunity to play a leadership role in directing and conducting archeological fieldwork.

Job Description:

Cardno is looking for an Cultural Resources Specialist based in the Mid-Atlantic or the Northeast, to support regional permitting projects in these (and other) areas.

Responsibilities include:

> Managing cultural resource compliance projects for a variety of clients and Project Managers

> Conducting background research and record searches

> Directing and conducting archeological fieldwork

> Completing analysis

> Making determinations of eligibility, if necessary

> Primary author on cultural resources reports which may include results of inventory, proposed protection measures, analysis of effect and recommendations on determinations of effect

> Coordination with client or Project Manager, on budget and deliverables

Basic Qualifications:

> M.A. in a Cultural Resources field with sufficient experience to meet the Secretary of the Interiors Guidelines for Professional Qualifications for their specific field

> You should exhibit strong technical skills and feel comfortable making technical decisions in the field

> Minimum of five (5) years of experience in Cultural Resources and minimum four (4) years experienced at the Project Manager level

> Experience writing and producing technical reports for State Historic Preservation Office and other state and federal agency review

> Very comfortable using Microsoft Word, Excel (maintain complex spreadsheets), PowerPoint and Adobe Acrobat

> Working knowledge of GIS

> Experience using a Trimble and associated software

> Field management experience with both small and large crews

> Complete physically demanding tasks in remote areas and humid continental climate, including walking, hiking, carrying loads up to 50 pounds, and digging

> Frequent out-of-town travel, potentially for extended periods of time

Desired Qualifications:

> 8+ years of professional experience

> Experience working with Section 106 of National Historic Preservation Act; National Environmental Policy Act (NEPA) experience

> Direct experience with specific regulatory agencies and compliance offices

> Identify and bring in work and see it through to completion


Benefit eligible employees are offered a variety of plans to help address their health needs, and the needs of their families. Our comprehensive benefits package includes a great benefits package, medical, dental, vision, EAP, Paid Parental Leave Program, Health and Financial Wellness programs, Life and Disability coverage and a 401(k) retirement plan with a company match.

Equal Opportunity statement for US based applicants

Cardno has a long standing policy of Equal Opportunity in employment. Our practice is to fill positions by selecting applicants who can perform the work in a competent and professional manner. We do not discriminate on the basis of age, sex, race, color, religion, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability or veteran status. At any time, if you need an accommodation during the application process, please contact Human Resources.

Cardno does not accept unsolicited resumes from any 3rd party agencies. No fee will be paid to 3rd parties who submit unsolicited resumes to any Cardno employee. Resumes from approved vendors must be specifically requested by Cardno and approved by the Cardno Talent Acquisition Team.