• FEMA-Disaster Response Archaeologists

    Posted Date 1 month ago(11/14/2018 3:25 PM)
    Job ID
    # of Openings
    Job Location
    Disaster Support
    Relocation Assistance
  • Job Description

    FEMA-Disaster Response Archaeologists (Nationwide)

    Are you looking for a chance to help your country with disaster related work? Why not get onboard with Dewberry?  We have been supporting the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) on disaster response and recovery assignments for over 25 years.  Dewberry is offering a wide range of career opportunities to those who want more than a job.  Would you like to be a member of our professional team that's committed to excellence and integrity?   Under an open-end A/E technical assistance contract, Dewberry is providing field assessments, engineer evaluations inspections of damaged public infrastructure, cost estimates, mitigation project evaluation, debris monitoring, environmental services, and design services on an on-call basis in the wake of natural and man-made disasters, including acts of terrorism on behalf of Department of Homeland Security (DHS) throughout the United States including the Caribbean and Pacific territories.

    Dewberry is currently searching for highly qualified Archaeologists for our on-call team.  Candidates selected must be U.S. Citizens and able to successfully pass a Federal background investigation, to include financial and criminal history. Successful candidates must be able to commit to a 6-12 month assignment in remote locations working in excess of 50 hours per week.


    Selected Archaeologists will travel to disaster-impacted locations to support FEMA in the delivery of the Public Assistance Program. They will provide support to FEMA to include analyses/investigations of historic properties, preparation of cultural resources reports, coordination/consultation with the State Historic Preservation Officer (SHPO) and tribal entities, use of Programmatic Agreements.     

    Required Skills & Required Experience

    • Qualified candidates must meet the Secretary of Interior's (SOI) standards for archaeologist
    • Bachelor’s degree in Anthropology, Archaeology, and/or closely related discipline from an accredited university
    • Extensive experience with National Historic Preservation Act (NHPA) compliance for the FEMA Public Assistance Program and other grant programs is preferred including analyses/investigations of historic properties, preparation of cultural resources reports and coordination/consultation with the State Historic Preservation Officer and tribal entities, use of Programmatic Agreements   
    • Qualified candidates must have knowledge and project experience working with applicable federal (most specifically Section 106 and 110 of the NHPA) regulations.
    • Excellent verbal communication and writing skill
    • Proficent with Internet and MS Office Suite applications (Word, Excel)
    • Must be able to work both independently and in a team environment under stressful conditions
    • Valid driver’s license required


    *Dewberry is an Equal Opportunity/ Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability, protected veteran status, gender identity or sexual orientation.


    *Prior to a final offer of employment, the selected candidate will be required to submit to a background screening which may include, but is not limited to, employment verification, educational and other credential verification, driving record check, criminal background check, and an investigative consumer report.  These screenings will be conducted by Dewberry’s background vendor of choice and will be conducted in compliance with all applicable federal, state, and local law.


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