Applied EarthWorks is currently seeking to hire a Chief Administrative Officer/Business Manager to oversee our financial and human resource functions. 

Reporting directly to the Company’s President, the Chief Administrative Officer/Business Manager will serve as the Company’s HR Manager and CFO, as well as oversee staff serving in the administrative functions of the company, including Finance, Human Resources, Safety and Information Technology. The successful candidate will work closely with the current executives to help them accomplish their objectives. In addition, the Chief Administrative Officer/Business Manager will have the primary responsibility for implementing those aspects of the Strategic Plan related to the overhead functions of the company.

Key Responsibilities:

Serves as the Human Resources Manager and CFO for the company;

  • Oversees the administrative division and evaluates its structure for continued improvement of the efficiency and effectiveness of the company's administrative support services;
  • Works collaboratively with the President and the other officers and directors to ensure operational decisions, actions, and resource allocations are supportive of the company's business goals and objectives;
  • Oversees finances, cash flow, ESOP, banking, and Board reporting; supervises the Controller who currently supervises the accounting staff;
  • Provides oversight and management of the company's human resource strategies, goals, processes, and operations; ensures that Æ's compensation and benefits plans are competitive and cost-effective; supervises human resources staff;
  • Provides oversight and management relating to the company's Information Systems to support internal operations; and
  • Oversees the continued development and execution of Æ's Health and Safety Program with the goal of reducing the company's risk exposure and ensuring adherence to all legal and contractual requirements.

Qualifications/Education:

MBA or CPA preferred, but not required; a minimum of 10-15 years of experience in a progressively responsible senior management/leadership role, preferably in an environmental firm or a closely related field; demonstrated experience in personnel management, budget and resource development, and strategic planning; a background in Health and Safety compliance, information technology, or ESOPs also is preferred; and prior experience with Deltek Ajera software a plus.

How To Apply:

To apply for this position, please submit a cover letter, resume, and at least three references via email to mreguero@appliedearthworks.com. Please include “Chief Administrative Officer/Business Manager” in the subject line of your email.  No phone calls, please.

At Applied EarthWorks, we recognize that our staff is our greatest asset. We are committed to providing a fair, positive, and challenging work environment that fosters employees’ professional development and career growth. We offer a wide range of benefits and a competitive compensation package. Eligibility for benefits is earned with the length of service and includes paid vacation, sick leave, holidays, and professional development time; 401(k); ESOP; and health, dental, vision, and life insurance.

Applied EarthWorks is an equal opportunity employer.

Chief administrative officer/ Business Manager

Opening Date: February 24, 2017
Close Date: March 10, 2017
Location: Fresno, Californi


The successful candidate will participate in cultural resource projects primarily in the Sierra Nevada and Central Valley, but may be required to work throughout California.  We seek a candidate who can supervise fieldwork, manage projects, and author technical reports.  

DUTIES/COMPENSATION:

A candidate with a strong background in lithic analysis is preferred, although not required. Typical job duties will include: organizing and managing field projects; conducting records searches and prefield background research; participating in tribal outreach efforts; supervising field surveys, site testing, and data recovery excavation; archaeological monitoring; conducting significance evaluations according to National and California Register criteria; preparation of all elements of technical reports in support of Section 106, NEPA, and CEQA compliance efforts. The candidate may also assist with proposal preparation, marketing, and new business development.

At Æ, we recognize that our staff is our greatest asset. We are committed to providing a fair, positive, and challenging work environment that fosters employees’ professional development and career growth. We offer a wide range of benefits and a competitive compensation package. Eligibility for benefits is earned with length of service and includes paid vacation, sick leave, holidays, and professional development time; 401(k); Employee Stock Ownership Program (ESOP); and health, dental, vision, and life insurance.

key REQUIREMENTS:

  • Proven ability to direct both large and small-scale surveys, testing programs, and data recovery;
  • Strong technical writing skills;
  • Ability to perform lithic analysis (preferred, not required)
  • An understanding of the CEQA, NEPA, and Section 106 of the National Historic Preservation Act;
  • Previous experience managing budgets, supervising personnel, task management, and proposal preparation;
  • Strong communication skills with clients and staff; and
  • Prior experience in California.

Education and Experience:

M.A. degree in anthropology, archaeology, historical archaeology, or closely related field required. Register of Professional Archaeologists (RPA) certification preferred. This position requires a minimum of five years of experience conducting archaeological fieldwork in support of CRM compliance projects and a minimum of three years of experience as Field Director or Supervisor. Applicants must be able to qualify as Field Director on Bureau of Land Management permits.

how to apply:

To apply, please submit a letter of interest, resume/curriculum vitae, and list of three professional references to Human Resources at mreguero@appliedearthworks.com. Please reference “Associate Archaeologist – Fresno” in the subject line. No phone calls please.

Æ is an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants receive consideration for employment without regard to race, sex (including pregnancy, childbirth, or related medical conditions), creed, national origin, color, disability, disabled veteran status, Vietnam veteran status, religion, age (40 and above), medical condition (cancer-related), marital status, ancestry, or sexual orientation.

associate Archaeologist

Opening Date: October 4, 2016
Close Date: When filled
Location: Fresno, California


Senior Architectural Historian

Opening Date: October 3, 2016
Close Date: When filled
Location: California

The available position is for a senior-level professional architectural historian with project management responsibilities and oversight for junior and mid-level historic preservation specialists. 

DUTIES/COMPENSATION:

The successful applicant must have experience conducting and directing architectural and historical multiple structure surveys and recording and evaluating historic built environment resources according to National Register criteria. The position requires a strong working knowledge of regulatory compliance, familiarity with archival sources, and strong written and oral communication skills. The successful candidate must also demonstrate a positive work ethic, reliability, ability to manage multiple projects, and commitment to serving as an integral team member.

At Æ, we recognize that our staff is our greatest asset. We are committed to providing a fair, positive, and challenging work environment that fosters employees’ professional development and career growth. We offer a wide range of benefits and a competitive compensation package.  Eligibility for benefits is earned with length of service and includes paid vacation, sick leave, holidays, and professional development time; 401(k); ESOP; and health, dental, vision, and life insurance.

key responsibilities:

  • Evaluate historical buildings, structures, and landscapes to National and California standards;
  • Prepare and oversee professional technical reports (including HABS/HAER/ HALS documentation) to meet National or State-level documentation standards;
  • Develop and implement mitigation for built environment resources for compliance with CEQA, NEPA, and Section 106;
  • Lead business development efforts, identify and track project opportunities, and serve as senior technical lead on proposals;
  • Manage projects and staffing needs to meet project schedules; and
  • Mentor and supervise junior staff.

Education and Experience: 

M.A. degree in history, architectural history, historic preservation, or closely related discipline required. The successful candidate must meet the Secretary of the Interior's Professional Qualification Standards for Architectural Historian. This position requires a minimum of six years of professional experience as an architectural historian, with demonstration of progressively increased responsibility in CRM, and at least four years of experience managing historic built environment projects and preparing proposals. California experience preferred.

How To Apply:

To apply, please submit a letter of interest, resume/curriculum vitae, and list of three professional references to Yvette Kearney at ykearney@appliedearthworks.com. Please reference “Senior Architectural Historian” in the subject line. No phone calls please.