Staff Archeologist (Regular Part-time) | California Remote
Montrose Environmental Group Inc.

Sacramento, California

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Are you passionate about the environment and ready to join an inclusive workplace, committed to leading new ideas and pathways and to delivering value? If the answer is "Yes!" then we have an exciting career opportunity for you as Part-time Archeologist at Montrose!

Who are we? We are Montrose, a global environmental services provider offering environmental planning and permitting, measurement and analytical services, and environmental resiliency and sustainability solutions. Our qualified engineers, scientists, technicians, associates, and policy experts are proud of our collective expertise and the collaborative nature of our approach to helping clients. We strive to optimize environmental resiliency in a way that effectively complements our clients' decision-making and operations and efficiently fulfills their project requirements.

We have over 90 offices across the United States, Canada, Europe, and Australia and are approaching 3500 employees - all ready to provide solutions for environmental needs.

The Environmental Engineering and Consulting team delivers solutions for complex environmental challenges using our regulatory expertise and implementing practical and cost-effective compliance management processes and programs. We address our clients' biggest concerns around permitting, ecoservices, assessment, and remediation.

Our highly trained and experienced engineers and scientists, environmental and remediation specialists, geologists, hydrogeologists, biologists, and environmental compliance specialists work with both public- and private-sector clients, delivering turnkey solutions.


Our Staff Archaeologist I (Regular Part-Time) position is located in USA-CA-Remote. As a key member of the team, this role will be responsible for a full range of activities, including:

  • Conduct pedestrian surveys, construction monitoring, and testing, including collection of field data, digital photography, artifact identification, GPS data collection, and mapping.
  • Coordinate with construction crews on monitoring needs and schedules.
  • Maintain project files.
  • Knowledgeable of regulatory standards in environmental technical areas.
  • Interacts with customers and clients.
  • Works effectively, both independently and in a team setting.
  • Maintains confidentiality at all times.
  • Exercises safe work practices by following all Company safety rules and OSHA regulations, including attendance at all required safety training programs.
  • Participates in the Company's continuous improvement programs and provides support to team efforts.
  • Keeps up-to-date and current on industry trends by completing formal training, reviewing professional publications, and attending professional workshops.
  • Performs other duties as assigned.

To perform this job successfully, individuals must be able to perform each duty and responsibility satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required.
  • This position requires the employee to be fully vaccinated for COVID-19 unless a medical or religious accommodation is needed. You are considered "fully vaccinated" at more than two (2) weeks after receiving the second dose in a 2-dose series or more than two (2) weeks after receiving a single dose vaccine.
  • At least two (2) years of experience in California with a range of field tasks, including archaeological survey, construction monitoring, and site recording.
  • Bachelor's degree in Archaeology, Anthropology, or closely related discipline.
  • Completion of an archaeological field school or equivalent experience is preferred.
  • Demonstrated ability to perform survey and monitoring projects.
  • Demonstrated ability to work independently and to work well with others as part of a team.
  • Excellent communication skills and ability to work with construction crews.
  • Proficiency with Microsoft Office Word and Excel and ability to use related computer systems and software.
  • Experience with GPS equipment and ArcCollector, Survey 123, or a similar software program is required.
  • Must have a valid driver's license and own transportation, with travel often required off of paved roads.
  • Familiarity with cultural resource law and regulations is preferred.
  • Knowledge of computer-aided software (Microsoft Suite, Google Suite, AutoCAD, ArcGIS, etc.).
  • Ability to define problems, collect data, establish facts, and draw valid conclusions to present to supervisors.
  • Organizational skills and attention to detail.
  • Ability to travel as needed throughout Southern and Central California, walk and conduct fieldwork for long hours, sometimes in inclement weather, rugged terrain, often at high altitudes, and ability to carry equipment and supplies weighing up to 40 pounds is required.

As a key member of our Montrose team, you can expect:
  • Mentorship and professional development resources to advance your career
  • Direct exposure to our industry's leading experts who are solving the world's toughest environmental challenges
  • An entrepreneurial environment where you can learn, thrive, and collaborate with talented colleagues
  • Opportunities to engage and contribute in our Diversity, Fairness and Inclusion and Women Empowering Leadership employee resource groups
  • Competitive compensation package: annual salary ranging from $25 to $32, commensurate with accomplishments, performance, credentials, and geography
The above statements are intended to describe the general nature of work being performed by people assigned to this classification. They are not to be construed as an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, duties, and skills required of employees so classified. If you are an individual with a disability and require a reasonable accommodation to complete any part of the application process, or are limited in the ability or unable to access or use this online application process and need an alternative method for applying, you may contact 949-988-3500 or for assistance.


We are a rapidly growing company that values individual leadership, initiative, and impactful decision-making and provides you with support from talented and knowledgeable colleagues and service providers.

Want to know more about how we can help you take your career to the next level? Visit us at!

Montrose is an Equal Opportunity Employer. Montrose is committed to recruiting and hiring qualified candidates without regard to race, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, age, national origin, ancestry, citizenship, disability, or veteran status. Montrose is committed to providing access and reasonable accommodation in its employment for individuals with disabilities.


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