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Are you an archaeologist looking to work full time on a variety of projects throughout California? DWR has the perfect opportunity for you, based in West Sacramento in a hybrid work environment (fieldwork, office and telework) with free parking and a flexible schedule. 



Final Filing Date: 5/14/2024



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Job Description and Duties 

Under the direction of the Cultural and Historic Resources Unit Manager, the successful candidate will be responsible for cultural resources support services for the Department and especially the continued operation and maintenance of the State Water Project (SWP), including planning and conducting archaeological field surveys and assisting with natural resources surveys. Duties also include working closely with Tribes, federal partners, and other State agencies; and preparation of documentation for  California Environmental Quality Act (CEQA), Section 106 of the National Historic Preservation Act and other State and federal environmental regulations.

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


Position Details 

Job Code #: JC-428153

Working Title: Staff Archaeologist


Salary Range: $4,145.00 - $7,926.00

# of Positions: 1

Work Location: Yolo County

Telework: Hybrid

Job Type: Permanent, Full Tim


Contact Information 

Gareth Johnson
(916) 882-0989 


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