Gray & Pape, a national and international cultural heritage management firm, is seeking a full-time Practice Leader – Maritime Services in our Providence, RI, office. The successful candidate will possess the skills, abilities, education, and experience to lead the Maritime Services practice group, foster innovation in marine projects, lead and mentor members of the practice group, and provide quality control in all Maritime projects and proposals. The Practice Leader – Maritime Services functions as a Principal-in-Charge, Project Manager, and/or Principal Investigator on all projects, and assures that all work products address the RFP/SOW requirements and provide professionally defensible methods.
The Practice Leader – Maritime Services will be responsible for developing business, fostering productive relationships with new and existing clients, preparing/reviewing proposals, and growing internal capabilities to meet our clients’ needs. Responsibilities will also include community outreach and tribal engagement.
Qualifications: The successful candidate will have a minimum of M.A./M.S. in Anthropology, or related field, with an emphasis in underwater archaeology, plus 15 years CRM supervisory and project management experience in maritime archaeology; at least three years’ experience as a professional, consulting marine archaeologist in the Northeast and Middle Atlantic US is preferred. The successful candidate must be a Registered Professional Archaeologist (RPA) and be able to function as a Qualified Marine Archaeologist (QMA) to Bureau of Ocean Energy Management standards regarding identification and treatment of historic properties in federal waters.
The Maritime Practice Leader must have proven ability and experience with collecting and interpreting data from geophysical surveys using remote-sensing technologies, including side-scan sonar, magnetometer, gradiometer, sub-bottom profiler systems, and multibeam to identify potential cultural resources (historical and pre-contact). The candidate should also be a certified diver and have experience deploying Remotely Operated Vehicles (ROV) to assess targets of interest. Experience overseeing dive-related cultural resources projects and submerged paleo-landscapes is strongly preferred. Other applicable skills and experience include: demonstrated excellent oral and written communication skills, and a demonstrated ability to complete projects on time and on budget. The successful candidate must possess a thorough understanding of the legal frameworks of the position and industry. A driver’s license is required.
This position requires up to 40% travel. Frequently this travel is outside the local area and includes overnight stays.
Gray & Pape offers a competitive pay and benefits package, including paid holidays, paid vacation and sick leave, health and disability insurance, and a 401(k) retirement plan. A complete job description is available upon request. If you are ready to join our team, please submit a cover letter, resume, and three professional references to Charity Touchette, HR Manager, email@example.com. The position is open until filled and we will be interviewing qualified applicants immediately.
Gray & Pape is an Equal Opportunity Employer/Veterans/Disabled. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, or protected veteran status and will not be discriminated against on the basis of disability.
About Gray & Pape
Established in 1987, Gray & Pape, Inc. is a national consulting firm specializing in cultural resources management and historic preservation services. During our 25 year history we have conducted more than 1,500 projects and established a reputation for understanding the intricacies of the CRM process. Headquartered in Cincinnati, OH the firm maintains offices in Indianapolis, IN; Richmond, VA; Providence, RI; and Rabbit Hash, KY and qualifies as a Small Business Enterprise (SBE).
The professional staff at Gray & Pape includes individuals with experience in all phases of cultural resources studies, from archival research and analysis of cultural landscapes, to archaeological and architectural site survey. Our staff meets or exceeds the professional standards for historians and archaeologists outlined in the Secretary of the Interior’s Standards and Guidelines for Archeology and Historic Preservation. Services include:
?Section 106 compliance
?Resource identification and evaluation
?Assessment of project effects
?Mitigation of adverse effects
?Archaeological data recovery
?Historic resource surveys
?Historic tax credit certification and National Register ...Nominations
?Historic preservation and interpretation plans, green historic projects
?Cultural Resource Management Plans