At an intermediate level, directs and conducts cultural resource assessments including fieldwork, analyses, and reporting for LCRA construction projects to ensure compliance with the Antiquities Code of Texas, the National Historic Preservation Act and other regulations related to cultural resources, as required. This position utilizes knowledge and experience in own discipline but is still building higher-level knowledge and skills. Receives a moderate level of guidance and direction from supervisor, manager and/or more experienced colleagues.
This general overview only includes essential functions of the job and does not imply that these are the only duties to be performed by the employee occupying this position. Employees will be required to follow any other job-related instruction and to perform any other job-related duties requested by supervisor or management.
Master’s degree in anthropology, archeology or relevant field plus one or more years of experience in archeology.
Serve as Principal Investigator as described by the Secretary of the Interior’s Professional Qualifications Standards and the Texas Antiquities Code Chapter 26 Rules of Practice and Procedure, Professional Qualifications and Requirements, and not be in default of any existing Antiquities Permits.
Have demonstrable knowledge of the history and prehistory of LCRA’s service area.
Be able to follow direction.
Be able to work independently and under own initiative when directed.
Be able to provide guidance to other, less experienced staff.
Be able to supervise small crews.
Have good verbal and written communication skills.
Be able to work across various stakeholder disciplines.
A writing sample may be required.
Experience with ESRI Geographical Information Systems (GIS) preferred.
Primary work location is Austin
Requires out-of-town work up to 20 percent.
Will report directly to supervisor of Cultural Resources team