California State Maritime Archaeologist

Job Description and Duties


This position is a 12-month Limited-Term position that may be extended and/or become permanent.

The reporting location for this position is Sacramento, Ca. This position will work under general direction of Senior State Archeologist.

The Associate State Archeologist will support district and headquarters staff in the development and implementation of programs and projects that support department-wide implementation of the department’s Sea Level Rise Adaption Strategy. Incumbents perform the more difficult or varied work of archeological investigation and cultural resource management. Key tasks include: programmatic duties and internal coordination; project planning and implementation; and administration and staff support. The position requires intermittent travel throughout the state and occasional irregular work hours.

Desirable Qualifications: Preferred candidate has knowledge of principles and practices of archeological resource management and preservation with added emphasis on Maritime Heritage and/or underwater archeology; and ability to develop innovative resource management programs for the protection, restoration and perpetuation of cultural resources to address sea level rise and climate resiliency.

For further information regarding this position, please contact Leslie Hartzell at ( 916 ) 653-9946 or at .

You will find additional information about the job in the Duty Statement .

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