Archaeologist III

  • KLJ
  • Bismarck, ND, United States
  • Nov 02, 2017
Full time Cultural Resources

Job Description

Position Purpose

Provide cultural resource management services for KLJ projects in a timely, accurate, and cost effective manner.

Essential Functions

  • Lead client and project work for the Cultural Resource workgroup and deliver the work required within scope, schedule and budget
  • Market to existing or potential clients and obtain work for the firm
  • Participate in and facilitate meetings with stakeholders and clients
  • Provide direction, review, and support to the other staff by leading projects; assuring proper practices and techniques
  • Utilize effective written and oral communication
  • Responsible for contracts, scope of services, schedules and budgets
  • Review for Quality Assurance and Quality Control and ensure compliance with KLJ quality standards


  • May begin coordination of business development and marketing strategy and obtain work
  • May assist with response to RFPs (request for proposals) and lead interviews
  • Assist with project scope, estimates, and contracts
  • Manage multiple project teams while acting as project manager or client manager
  • Assist with and coordinate client management activities


  • A Masters degree in anthropology, archaeology, history or a related field and 4 or more years of experience is required
  • Certified as a Registered Professional Archeologist (RPA) is required
  • Secretary of the Interior qualified
  • Must have a valid drivers license and be able to operate motorized vehicles


  • Regional experience is highly desired
  • GIS background is preferred
  • Advanced skills in Microsoft Office Suite are highly desired
  • Project management experience is preferred

Hours and Travel

This position requires the individual work 40 or more hours per week with 40% of the time spent in the field and 60% in the office.


Physical Requirements

The physical demands described represent those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities.

The employee is regularly required to:

  • Sit, stand, walk, stoop, kneel, crouch, and crawl
  • Use hands to finger, handle, or feel objects, tools, or controls; and reach with hands and arms
  • Talk or hear and communicate clearly

The employee must:

  • Be able to walk on uneven terrain up to ten miles per day
  • Frequently lift and move up to 50 pounds and occasionally lift and move up to 75 pounds
  • Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, color vision, depth perception, and the ability to adjust focus.

All applicants must be authorized to work in the US.  KLJ does not sponsor applicants for employment-based visas.

M/F/Vet/Disability /Sexual Orientation/Gender Identity

Job Level





Depends on Experience

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